Shanxi opens toilet-themed restaurant

Enjoy the taste of nausea and deliciousness at once, the famous toilet-themed restaurant was opened Shanxi…

Chinese developer declared new richest tycoon

Chinese real estate developer who bought one of the biggest U.S. cinema chains last year has emerged as the country’s new richest tycoon.

Authorities looking for woman who allegedly kicked three dogs while walking them

Animal control officers in san jose are investigating a report of a woman seen kicking her three dogs…

Two men injured in early morning Tenderloin stabbing

Two men were injured, one critically, in a stabbing in san francisco’s tenderloin neighborhood early this morning

Chinese restaurant suspected of selling moldy Guiling pastes

A well-known brand was suspected of reselling moldy Guiling pastes by washing them with bare hands.

China woman survived in car crash with a miracle somersault

In Jiangsu, a woman escaped from her motorbike with a somersault right before it crashed to a truck.

Disabled veterans climbing in yosemite national park to mark sept. 11 anniversary

dozens of disabled veterans are marking the 12th anniversary of the sept. 11 terror attacks with climbs in yosemite national park in memory of those who died.

Mountain lion spotted Monday night in Woodside

a mountain lion was seen monday night in woodside, san mateo county emergency officials said..

Chinese boy gets implants after eyes gouged out

A 6-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out received implants Tuesday at a hospital in southern China …

Shaoyang citizens get compensated by completing phone interviews

To encourage citizens doing polls on phone, the government compensates 300 RMB for whoever completed a phone interview for over 5 minutes.

Five injured in C China chemical plant explosion

At least five people were injured after an explosion took place at a chemical plant in Huojia County, central China’s Henan Province, on Tuesday…

Homicide victim found on S.J. State campus

San Jose State University police are investigating a homicide after a person was found dead in a parked car on campus this morning…

About 100 homes evacuated in Mt. Diablo wildfire

The blaze in Mt. Diablo State Park in Contra Costa County has burned 1,500 acres as of Monday morning…

Men dressed as Batman, Capt. America rescue cat

When a West Virginia home caught fire, trapping a kitten inside, it was Batman and Captain America who came to the rescue…

In China, forwarding “Internet rumors” can get you in prison

Mainland China legislated a new law – a person who forwarded internet “rumors” over 500 times will be charged…

Ridiculous college cafeteria food in mainland China

For the purpose of lowering cost of cafeteria dishes, colleges in mainland China created some “original” dishes with ridiculous combination of food..

49er Fan who fell to death ID’d as Hayward man

A man who died outside Candlestick Park at the start of the San Francisco 49ers game on Sunday afternoon…

Motorcyclist killed in Oakland crash


A person was killed in a crash early this morning, police said.

Google, Southwest workers have one of the best 401k’s

There’s a good chance Google employees and Southwest airlines pilots have a better 4-0-1-k plan than you do…

Driver in video-Manhattan lap appears in court

A motorist is facing charges of reckless driving after allegedly posted an Internet video of himself speeding around Manhattan in just over 24 minutes.

US study: Children’s use of e-cigarettes is up

Children, like adults, are increasingly trying electronic cigarettes, according to the first large U.S. study…

Kidnapper called mother of victim

Castro also told investigators that authorities missed opportunities for capturing him.

CA couple held after girl tests positive for methamphetamine

A Southern California couple has been arrested after a 3-year-old tested positive for methamphetamine…

Rubber Duck makes its official debut in Beijing

The high-profile giant Rubber Duck made its official debut on Friday on Yuanbo Lake in Beijing’s Garden Expo Park ..

PG&E unveils $38M natural gas monitoring center

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. has opened a new, $38 million natural gas monitoring center in the wake of the deadly 2010 gas line explosion in San Bruno.

Shaanxi man claims he took “hell bank note” from ATM

ATM machines in banks of mainland China often reported out of order, without timely repairs. This time, a man in Shaanxi claimed that he got 11 “hell bank notes”…

FDA: Rice is safe, despite small levels of arsenic

The Food and Drug Administration says consumers shouldn’t worry too much about levels of arsenic in rice 〞 but should vary their diets just in case..

Kai-fu Lee diagnosed with cancer

Kai-fu Lee, chief executive officer of Innovation Works, is diagnosed with cancer, confirmed by Innovation Works spokesman Wang Zhaohui.

Texas police parks in handicapped spot

a texas woman says a trip to a restaurant with her disabled son became much harder after a police officer took a handicapped parking space.

Sony launches camera phone with add-on lenses

Sony Mobile unveiled a new addition to its Xperia smartphone lineup Wednesday: a device that sports a massive 20.7-megapixel camera..