Giant rubber duck bursts in Taiwan

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The world-famous Giant Duck on display in a northern Taiwan port exploded Tuesday, just before a large number of people…

Bay Area desperate for rain

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Bay area desperate for rain…

San Francisco resolves restaurant surcharge case

More than three dozen San Francisco restaurants have resolved allegations that they exploited a city program…

NASA responds to Beyonce’s Challenger sample use

NASA officials say the 1986 Space Shuttle Challenger accident “should never be trivialized” in response to a new song from…

Suspected dui driver arrested after 5-car pileup

A 64-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after allegedly causing a five-car pileup …

Get ready for flu season

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This year’s flu season is beginning to take off…

One million expected to ring in new year in NYC

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About one million people from around the world are expected to pack New York’s Times Square to mark the new year….

Target reveals gift card snafu

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Target is getting hit with another lump of coal this holiday season…

San Jose pedestrian deaths reach new high

San Jose pedestrian deaths reach nearly two-decade high…

Ariz. woman accused of trying to poison children

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An Arizona woman is accused of trying to poison her four children, including one who died…

Six arrested in CA police impersonation prank

Authorities say they arrested six teens accused of posing as Southern California police officers…

Police identify victims in two separate homicides

Oakland police today released the names of two men who were fatally shot in separate incidents on Friday…

Timeline: Bay Area 2013 news review

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Bay area 2013 news review…

Russian bombings kill 31, raise Olympic fears

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Russian authorities are ordering an increase in security at train stations and other facilities around the country…

Ohio student charged with sextorion

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Ohio student charged with sextorion…

36-year-old victim of Japantown shooting identified

A 36-year-old man who was fatally shot this morning near San Francisco’s Japantown has been identified as David Gilford…

Police release video of car crashing into Walmart store

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Police are trying to identify people shown in a video of an Easter Sunday incident in which a driver crashed his car into a San Jose…

Man crossing Bascom Avenue killed by hit-and-run driver

A pedestrian was killed by a hit-and-run driver in San Jose early this morning, according to the California Highway Patrol….

Woman accidentally shoots sister-in-law while hunting squirrels

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A woman is recovering after she was accidentally shot by her sister-in-law during a squirrel-hunting outing …

Man dressed as Santa robs bank

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Police in Volusia county, Florida are looking for a man who robbed a bank…dressed as Santa Claus…

China investigates vaccine maker after baby deaths

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China sent health experts to investigate a drug maker Tuesday to see if several recent deaths of babies were related to a vaccine they received…

Baruch Pi Delta Psi branch severed from fraternity

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Baruch Pi Delta Psi Branch Severed From Fraternity…

Man killed in bowling alley bar fight identified as Vallejo resident

A man who died after a bar fight in Antioch on Friday night has been identified by the Contra Costa County coroner’s office…

Second opinion ordered for teen declared brain dead

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A California judge has ordered a second medical evaluation to determine whether a girl on life support following…

Man throws 3-year-old son, himself off NYC roof

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New York City police say a father was alone with his son for the first time since the breakup with his wife when he threw the young child…

A billionaire Chinese investor is feared dead in France

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A billionaire Chinese investor is feared dead in France…

Oakland to pay back parking tickets

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Oakland to pay back parking tickets….

Apple signs iPhone deal with China Mobile

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Apple signs iPhone deal with China Mobile…

Woman attempts to hide in bedroom during home

A group of armed men invaded a Fremont home and demanded jewelry and cash from a woman hiding in the house…

Target is offering 10% off as an apology

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Target is offering an apology…..and a store-wide sale…