Chicago police arrest 7 in filmed beating of teen

Chicago police have arrested seven teenagers in the beating and robbery of a 17-year-old high school student that was filmed and posted online…

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang leaving company

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang is leaving the struggling company.

Beating of Chicago teen filmed, posted online

Chicago police are questioning six teens in the beating of a 17-year-old boy that was captured on video and posted online…

14 yr-old suspect in custody in two sexual assaults

Oakland police have arrested a 14-year-old boy suspected of sexually assaulting and robbing two women earlier this month…

SF 49er tickets go on sale

The San Francisco 49ers tickets go on sale Wednesday morning…

Beijing rejects US envoy’s human rights critique

A Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesman said Tuesday that U.S. Ambassador Gary Locke was wrong in saying this week that China’s human rights situation has deteriorated…

China’s “rental boyfriend”

As the Spring Festival approaches, thousands of “rental boyfriend” advertisements have popped up on websites in Hangzhou…

Steve Jobs action figure pulled from market

The company that began advertising for a lifelike Steve Jobs doll won’t sell the figurines because of pressure from family and Apple lawyers….

Charges expected in Calif. homeless killings

A Southern California district attorney’s office is expected to announce the filing of criminal charges against an Iraq war veteran suspected in the stabbing death of four homeless men…

Wikipedia to black out Wednesday in protest

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales says the online encyclopedia will black out its website Wednesday to protest anti-piracy legislation under consideration in Congress…

Rainy forecast could mean showers for Niners game

The rain is expected to start Wednesday and could last through Sunday, when the San Francisco 49ers will host the New York Giants in the NFC Championship game…

Taiwan Presidential Election: Result and analysis

Advocates urge re-elected President Ma Ying-jeou to improve quality of life, including housing, jobs and public health policies…

Retired basketball star Yao goes into politics

Retired basketball star Yao Ming has added another line to his post-NBA resume – politician…

Woman robbed by masked suspect in Visitacion Valley

A woman was robbed as she arrived home in San Francisco’s Visitacion Valley neighborhood early Saturday morning…

Zappos says customer database hacked

Online shoe seller Zappos.com says a hacker may have accessed the personal information of up to 24 million customers…

Immigration courtrooms silent during ICE review

U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewing thousands of deportation cases to determine which illegal immigrants might stay in the country …

Taiwanese President Ma Ying-jeou won a close battle for re-election on Saturday

Taiwan’s incumbent President Ma Ying Jeou declared victory Saturday in a presidential election seen as critical to the future of an economy…

SF: Mirkarimi charged with three misdemeanors

San Francisco Sheriff Ross Mirkarimi has been charged with three misdemeanor charges in connection with an alleged domestic violence incident…

Taiwan’s first time young voters

Analysts speculate that first time young voters could change the election results…

“Mainland brides” in Taiwan ready to vote

“Mainland brides” in Taiwan ready to enjoy election night…

Calif. stands to reap windfall from Facebook IPO

What’s good for Facebook and its employees could be very good for California’s treasury…

China: iPhone riot breaks out

An angry shopper hurled eggs at the glass exterior of an Apple store in China on Friday when a scuffle broke out over a delayed launch of the popular iPhone 4S…

Two women critically injured in Sunset District attack

Two women were critically injured in an attack that apparently stemmed from a home invasion robbery in San Francisco’s Sunset District on Thursday night…

Xbox workers threaten suicide in China labor tiff

Dozens of workers assembling Xbox video game consoles climbed to a factory dormitory roof threatened to jump to their deaths…

DDP criticizes Ma’ s close ties with China

DDP held a media conference on Thursday ahead of this weekend’s election…

China’s December inflation eases to 4.1 percent

China’s chronically high inflation edged down in December but stayed relatively strong as Beijing tried to stimulate its slowing economy…

Police identify couple found dead in murder-suicide

Police have identified a couple who died in an apparent murder-suicide in Vacaville on Tuesday as 47-year-old Erik Mesick and 40-year-old Jerrica Chou…

Chinese police question human rights activist

A prominent Chinese human rights activist released from prison last year said Thursday that police seized two of his computers…

2 officers disciplined for Occupy Oakland actions

Two Oakland police officers have been disciplined for violating policy during Occupy protests…

Research on stress

New research finds stress is still dominant in daily life…