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


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 …

New details in UCSB shooting rampage

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A U.S. man who posted a YouTube video calmly describing how he planned to gun down young women went on a rampage…

AP Source: Sterling surrendering Clippers control

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Donald Sterling is turning his ownership stake in the Los Angeles Clippers over to his estranged wife, and she is in talks …

Group wants to raise Oakland minimum wage

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Group wants to raise Oakland minimum wage …

E. coli detected: Portlanders told to boil water


Portland officials issued a citywide boil notice after state health officials detected E. coli in the water supply…

Man catches one-year-old baby falling from apartment window

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A man successfully caught a one-year-old baby who fell from a second story window on Sunday in a south China county…

Students nabbed for releasing crickets in school

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[:中]賓州一所高中幾名學生因惡作劇鬧過頭而面臨紀律處分,學校表示絕不允許拿這樣的事情開玩笑…Several students will be disciplined for releasing hundreds of crickets in a western Pennsylvania high school as a senior prank…

Japan shocks China in Thomas Cup semifinal


Japan dashed China’s bid for a record sixth consecutive title in Thomas Cup badminton with a stunning 3-0 victory in the semifinals on Friday….

Fox News anchor charged after airport arrest

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A police report shows Fox News weekend anchor Gregg Jarrett may have taken a drug that didn’t mix well with alcohol …

Brand new meteor shower making debut Saturday

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There’s a new meteor shower and it might even turn into a full-fledged storm….

Brazil in a mess to prepare for World Cup

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Brazil in a mess to prepare for World Cup …

Oscar pizza delivery guy opens restaurant

The pizza delivery guy who shot to fame after delivering pizzas to the oscars has his own restaurant now…

4 charged in alleged California spa fraud


(中文) 南灣聖荷西一家洗浴中心被指故意將修指甲和修腳等服務視作按摩治療進行收費,向保險公司和顧客雇主騙取超過700萬美元的保費…

Woman loses 100 pounds in a year

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Woman loses 100 pounds in a year…

California counties sue over painkiller marketing

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Two California counties have filed a lawsuit accusing five drug companies of waging a campaign of deception to boost…

Lawyer for kidnapping suspect denies charges

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The attorney for a man charged with abducting a California teen 10 years ago and forcing her into marriage says her claims…

Toyota recalling 516,000 vehicles over 3 separate safety issues

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Toyota said Thursday it’s recalling 516,000 vehicles worldwide ?including 430,500 in the U.S. ?for three separate safety problems…

Teen could face life after cops find pot brownies

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A Texas teenager accused of making and selling brownies laced with marijuana and hash oil is facing a punishment…

In food-poisoning search, officials call for Yelp


New York City is using a novel way to spot food-poisoning cases ?reading Yelp restaurant reviews….

Univ of Illinois student disappears from O’Hare airport

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Authorities are looking for a 19-year-old college student who disappeared after checking luggage…

PetSmart to stop selling pet treats made in China

PetSmart said it will join rival Petco and stop selling dog and cat treats made in China because of ongoing…

California woman found 10 years after kidnapping

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A woman who was 15 when she disappeared 10 years ago from her California home has contacted police…