Seattle City Council passes $15 minimum wage

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The Seattle City Council has passed an ordinance that gradually increases the minimumwage in the city to $15..

Four-year-old doodles in father’s passport

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A Chinese man is now stuck in South Korea after his 4-year-old son doodled all over his passport identity page…

Sailboat sinks near Golden Gate Bridge, 1 missing

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Officials say they’re looking for a missing sailor whose boat sank near the San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge…

New Apple Mac, mobile features coming this fall

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Apple’s Mac operating system will have easier ways to share and search, while the iOS software for iPhones and iPads is getting new features…

Philly Inquirer co-owner among 7 dead in plane crash

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The wife of a former New Jersey prosecutor is among the seven people who died in a fiery plane crash in Massachusetts…

Donald Sterling attends service at black church

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Donald Sterling, whose racist remarks in a recording triggered the fight over ownership of Los Angeles Clippers…

Suspects confess in rape, slaying of 2 India teens

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Three men have confessed to the gang rape and slaying of two teenage girls who were found hanging from a tree in northern India…

Two 12-year-old girls stab friend 19 times

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Police say two 12-year-old girls lured a friend into some woods in southeastern Wisconsin where one of them…

Woman beaten to death at Shangdong McDonald’s

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A young woman was beaten to death at Shangdong McDonald’s for refusing to give her cellphone number…

Village protests rape, killings of Indian sisters

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Two teenage sisters in rural India were raped and killed by attackers who hung their bodies from a mango tree…

Chinese American Patrick Pan named Presidential Scholar

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Chinese American Patrick Pan named Presidential Scholar…

Woman arrested for suspected hit-and-run crash

A 51-year-old woman suspected of fleeing the scene of a hit-and-run and found under the influence…

Zuckerberg, wife gift $120M to CA schools

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Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg and his wife, Priscilla Chan, are donating $120 million…

Man charged with stealing human skin from hospital

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A Pennsylvania man has been charged with stealing more than $350,000 worth of human skin over a period of several years…

Shelly Sterling agrees to sell Clippers to Ballmer

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Shelly Sterling says she has signed a binding contract to sell the Los Angeles Clippers to former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer…

State lawmakers request more time before revoking CCSF’s accreditation

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State lawmakers are asking a regional accrediting commission for more time before it revokes City College of San Francisco’s accreditation…

Parents of US rampage suspect issue statement

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(中文) 聖塔芭芭拉大學血案兇手Elliot Rodger 的父母親週四首次通過友人公開表達心聲,友人稱他們對無辜受害者和家人的悲痛超過…

Candlelight vigil for George Chen

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Candlelight vigil for George Chen…

Students upset over digital cover-ups in yearbook

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A group of female Utah high school students say they’re shocked to discover their yearbook photos were digitally…

A confident Susan Boyle is ready for first US tour

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Five years after her musical breakthrough, Susan Boyle says she’s feeling confident and comfortable…

Cracks appear on ledge at Chicago’s Willis Tower

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Officials at Chicago’s Willis Tower say the popular tourist attraction is safe, even though a glass ledge…

Antioch girl forced into prostitution in Stockton escapes

An Antioch girl who said she was kidnapped and forced into prostitution was able to escape her alleged captor in Stockton…

Tourists to be offered 500 yuan to visit Xinjiang

Tourists to be offered 500 yuan to visit Xinjiang…

Gun goes off in Chinese school during safety talk

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A handgun went off during a police safety talk at a kindergarten in the central Chinese city of Zhengzhou on Thursday…

Former high school counselor sentenced to 16 yrs

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A former Salinas High School counselor has been sentenced to 16 years in prison after pleading no contest to 56 charges relating…

Brad Pitt attacked at Hollywood premiere of ‘Maleficent’

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Actor Brad Pitt was struck in the face as he was signing autographs at a movie premiere Wednesday…

Bill modifies rules for out-of-state gun purchases

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The state Assembly has approved a bill that would require Californians buyingguns from out-of-state sources to go through the…

Family online post in memory of James Hong

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Family post online in memory of James Hong…

Meet world’s first wingsuit BASE jumping dog

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Dean Potter, famous rock climber, high-liner and human flyer, wingsuit BASE jumps with his dog…

China cracks down on instant messaging services

China is targeting popular smartphone-based instant messaging services in a monthlong campaign to crack down…