New urine resistant walls in San Francisco shoot pee back

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San Francisco now has nine public walls covered with a repellant paint that makes pee spray back on the person’s shoes and pants…

Report: Bay Area roads some of worst in US

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The Bay Area has some of the worst roads in the country…

A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto

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A spate of bicycle thefts occurred recently in Palo Alto, with 10 thefts in the span of a week…

Storms soak Northern Calif., mudslide shuts Yosemite road

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Thunderstorms are producing heavy rain in parts of Northern California and forecasters say a mudslide…

Teen sex rate in US at a 25 year low

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The number of teens in the US having sex is at a 25-year low…

UPPAbaby recalls 71K strollers and seats due to choking risk

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UPPAbaby is recalling 71,000 strollers and seats because of a choking hazard, saying children could bite off a piece…

Scientists find closest thing yet to Earth-sun twin system

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Scientists have identified the best bet yet for an Earth-like planet that might harbor life…

Chicago police sued for high-speed chase that killed baby

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[;zh]芝加哥一次警匪追逐事件造成一名無辜幼童死亡,幼童母親將警方告上法庭…A woman whose 13-month-old son was struck and killed during a high-speed police chase in Chicago is suing the city…

4 arrested for alleged use of fake credit cards at best buy

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Several suspects were arrested Wednesday for allegedly trying to use fraudulent credit cards at a San Carlos Best Buy…

NYC strikes Uber deal: No cap on company during study

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New York City and Uber struck an eleventh-hour deal that backs off, for now, placing a cap on the number of cars the ride-hailing company…

Police: Man sneaks into home, hides under bed for 3 days

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Police say a man sneaked into a central New Jersey home and hid under a bed in a spare room for three days before…

Woman abused, forced to live in closet for year

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A woman was forced to live in a closet at a home in Richmond’s Iron Triangle neighborhood…

Target defends selling women’s ‘Trophy’ shirt

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Target says it had no intention of offending anyone by selling a women’s shirt with the word “Trophy” written on the front of it….

Myanmar gives 153 Chinese life in jail for illegal logging

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A court in northern Myanmar sentenced 153 Chinese nationals to life in prison on Wednesday after convicting them…

Man eats Chipotle for 100 days and counting

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Man eats Chipotle for 100 days and counting…

IKEA gives free fix for drawers after two die

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IKEA is giving away anchoring kits to fix its drawers and dressers after two children died…

University of California sets new minimum wage

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The University of California is raising the minimum wage for its employees and contract workers to $15 an hour by fall 2017…

Proponents of recreational marijuana use collected enough signatures

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Proponents of recreational marijuana use have collected enough signatures to put the issue…

College librarian in China admits he replaced art with fakes

A former chief librarian at a Chinese university admitted in court Tuesday to stealing more than 140 paintings by…

Apple stock down with few Watch details

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Apple’s latest financial report shows the iPhone is still the key engine of the company’s success…

Feds: Man tried to export night vision goggles to China

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A man who lives in China has been arrested in Hawaii after federal authorities say he tried to buy six pairs of military-grade…

Hayward grass fires along I-880 causing lane, on-ramp closures

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Grass fires reported along southbound Interstate Highway 880 in Hayward today are causing lane and on-ramp…

NYC’s Kennedy airport building luxury animal terminal

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Jet-setting stallions and high-flying hounds at New York’s Kennedy International Airport can look forward…

Qualcomm preparing to lay off several thousand employees

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According to tech website The Information, chipmaker Qualcomm preparing to lay off several thousand employees…

Oakland teen killed after crashing car into funeral home

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A 17-year-old boy is dead after crashing his car into a San Francisco Bay Area funeral home….

Gold falls to lowest level in five years on dollar strength

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Investors are running out of reasons to own gold…

Oregon resident worked as woman, collected disability as man

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An Oregon resident who transitioned to a woman more than three decades ago continued collecting…

Man arrested during alleged domestic violence incident at motel

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Monterey County sheriff’s deputies arrested a man who allegedly forced his way into a King City motel room…

Bystander pulls woman from burning car at Oregon gas station

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Firefighters are crediting a bystander with saving a woman’s life when he broke out a window…

Ex-lottery worker convicted of rigging system to win $14M

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A former lottery security official has been found guilty of fraud for rigging a Hot Lotto game so he could win a $14 million jackpot…