China authorities: deadly bus fire caused by arson

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A man is suspected of setting a commuter bus ablaze in southern China, killing himself and injuring dozens of people…

China detains man who wrote for foreign website

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A Beijing man who supplied information to a dissident-run U.S.-based news website has been detained on charges …

Inside HBO’s new series “Silicon Valley”

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Inside HBO’s new series “Silicon Valley”…

Two men allegedly rip gold chain from man’s neck

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Two suspects allegedly ripped a gold chain off a man’s neck in San Leandro on Sunday afternoon because…

8-year-old helps mom deliver baby brother at home

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Thanks to a 911 dispatcher, an 8-year-old Tampa girl helped her mother deliver a baby boy…

New Hampshire cop dies in shooting before blaze

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Authorities say a domestic dispute has led to the shooting death of a southern New Hampshire police officer….

Golden Gate Bridge exit moves temporarily

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Golden Gate Bridge exit moves temporarily starting from last Sunday….

Wall collapses in eastern China, killing 18 people

Heavy rain caused a retaining wall to collapse at a recycling plant in the eastern Chinese city of Qingdao on Sunday, killing 18 people…

Donald Sterling: “I’m so sorry”

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Embattled LA clippers owner Donald Sterling is breaking his silence….

China police arrest 60 in environmental protest

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Police said Monday they detained 60 people following a protest over plans to build a waste incinerator in a city in eastern China…

Wrong-way driver, officer killed in Arizona crash

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An off-duty police officer driving home from work and a wrong-way driver are dead after a head-on collision…

Officials: 2nd US case of MERS being reported

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Health officials have confirmed a second U.S. case of a mysterious virus that has sickened hundreds in the Middle East….

Billionaire to testify in California beach dispute

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A billionaire technology mogul at the center of a lawsuit over public access to a Northern California beach is set to testify in the case…

High temperatures, low winds lead to advisory

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The Bay Area Quality Management District is issuing a Spare the Air Alert for today….

1 dead, 6 hurt in Sacramento park shooting

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Police say gunmen have opened fire at a baby’s birthday party in a Sacramentopark, killing one man…

One dead, four critically injured in crash near Mills College

One dead, four critically injured in crash near Mills College…

American Baby feature part 2

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Chinese women flock to the US to give birth to give their babies American citizenship…

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Chinese women flock to the US to give birth to give their babies American citizenship….

Drone nearly collided with a U.S. airliner in March

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A US airliner nearly collided with a drone over Florida in March….

‘Affluenza’ teen’s family to pay victim $2M

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The family of a Texas teenager who killed four people in a drunken-driving wreck has agreed to pay more than $2 million…

NBA picks Dick Parsons as interim Clippers CEO

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The NBA has chosen Dick Parsons, a former Citigroup chairman and former Time Warner chairman and CEO…

Unleashed dog halts mail delivery to Cupertino family

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Unleashed dog halts mail delivery to Cupertino family…

Longtime California black-owned bookstore closes

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One of the oldest black-owned bookstores in the nation has been evicted from its longtime home in a San Francisco neighborhood….

Young children could face misdemeanor charges for bullying

Children as young as kindergarten-age could face misdemeanor charges for bullying under a proposed law…

Boy with autism calls 911 after mom falls

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A mother says her 7-year-old autistic child acted beyond her wildest imagination and summoned help…

Driver is cited for using dummy in carpool lane

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A commuter heading into Boston had a real dummy along for the ride…

Report: Apple on verge of buying Beats for $3.2B

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Beats Electronics…A published report says Apple is orchestrating a $3.2 billion acquisition of Beats Electronics…

US inducts Chinese railroad workers into Labor Hall of Honor

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The US will inducts about 12000 Chinese railroad workers who built trans-pacific railroad between 1865-1869 into the Labor Hall of Honor…

Santa Clara seeks Chinese poll workers for election

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Santa Clara seeks Chinese poll workers for June election….

Census: More Americans biking to work

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More Americans are now biking to work, a new report from the U.S. Census Bureau says….