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

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…

Nearly 700-pound alligator struck and killed on highway

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A minivan driving on a north carolina highway hit and killed an alligator — and it was a whopper…

Dog in US hero cat video euthanized

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A dog seen on security camera footage attacking a California boy until it is chased off by a cat has been euthanized…

Bay Area victims planned to move out of Isla Vista

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Bay Area victims planned to move out of Isla Vista…

After long wait, Malaysia releases jet data

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Close to three months after the Malaysian jetliner disappeared, the government on Tuesday released reams…

Man gets life for tossing daughter into creek

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A New Jersey man who tossed his 2-year-old daughter into a creek while she was strapped into her car seat apologized…

Eighty-nine drivers arrested for dui over holiday weekend

Santa Clara County law enforcement agencies arrested 89 people for driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs over…

Fire kills 21 at South Korean hospital for elderly

A fire believed set by an 81-year-old dementia patient blazed through a hospital ward for the elderly Wednesday…

Man killed during struggle with brother over gun

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Oakland police say a man struggling with his brother over a shotgun was killed when the weapon went off….

Pink slime is having a comeback

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Pink slime is having a comeback…

China says 5 terror suspects detained

Police in China’s restive northwest foiled a terror plot by detaining five suspects and seizing 1.8 tons of bomb-making materials…

Smuggling rhino horns: Chinese man sentenced

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A Chinese man who helped run an international smuggling ring that specialized in rhinoceros horns has been sentenced…

Starbucks-owned chain to test burgers

Starbucks is dipping its toe into the burger business, with plans to open a location of its La Boulange chain that caters to the dinner crowd….

Mexican man, once world’s heaviest, dies at 48

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A Mexican man once listed as the world’s heaviest human being died Monday at the age of 48…

One punch fight leaves Swiss tourist dead on NY street

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A deadly assault is captured on video and now police in New York are searching for the suspect…

Fifteen-year-old girl suffers minor injuries in drive-by shooting

A 15-year-old girl suffered minor injuries in a drive-by shooting in San Jose early this morning, police said…

$70 million lotto ticket sold in San Francisco

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The California Lottery says one lucky person bought a ticket worth $70 million at a Safeway store in San Francisco….

Father of shooting victim shares outrage and demands gun control

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The father of a California shooting rampage victim becomes very emotional talking about his son’s death…

Fremont Chinese David Wang stabbed to death

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A family friend said Wang, who went by the name David, and two other students who shared the Isla Vista…

SF: southbound 280 reopens on schedule

A construction project that closed down a portion of southbound Interstate Highway 280 over Memorial Day…

Stabbing victims identified in UCSB shooting rampage

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Authorities are identifying the three men found fatally stabbed in the California apartment …