Stores extend hours for holiday shoppers

USA Today reports macy’s, nordstrom, target and toys r us have announced extended hours to make sure you …

Lawyer: Accused Harvard student was under pressure

A Harvard University student accused of making bomb threats to get out of a final exam has made…

Zhang Ziyi settles libel case against US website

Zhang Ziyi settles libel case against US website…

Blind man, guide dog struck by NYC subway

A blind man who was hit by a New York City subway train says his guide dog tried to save him from falling…

Woman loses 110 pounds to join the Army

Karyna Douglass was a woman with a mission….

Harvard student accused of making campus bomb hoax

Federal prosecutors say a Harvard University student trying to get out of taking a final exam made the bomb threats…

Timeline: 2013 crime review

Timeline: 2013 crime review…

Google’s top searches peer into society’s mindset

Death, devices and celebrity drove the quest for more information on Google’s search engine this year…

Doctors in China save man’s hand by attaching it to ankle

Some doctors in China deserve a hand — of applause — for a very creative surgery to save a man’s hand….

Shanghai zookeeper mauled to death by tiger

A keeper at Shanghai’s zoo was mauled to death by a rare South China tiger Tuesday after entering its enclosure to clean it…

Girl is brain dead after surgery to remove tonsils

A 13-year-old Northern California girl is brain dead after going into surgery to remove her tonsils…

Groom killed while helping motorist in snow

A man married less than seven hours was killed along with a stranded motorist he stopped to help…

China Investigates Ex-Security Chief Zhou Yongkang

China Investigates Ex-Security Chief Zhou Yongkang…

San Francisco offers free Wi-Fi along Market St.

San Francisco is offering free Internet access along one of its main thoroughfares….

Google deal adds to company’s robotics toolbox

Google may build robots that resemble props in science-fiction movies as the ambitious Internet company expands…

China: Motorcyclist challenges traffic law

For most people, there are not many ways to drive a motorcycle. But this man surnamed Gao from east China’s Jiangxi Province…

Lottery jackpot already reaches $586 million

The mega millions jackpot has risen to a staggering five-hundred-86 million dollars for Tuesday’s drawing…

US teacher disciplined for ‘Santa is white’ remark

A high school teacher in New Mexico has been disciplined after a parent says the man told his black son that Santa Claus is white…

Germ-killing soaps could pose health risks

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration says there is no evidence that antibacterial chemicals used in liquid soaps…

Top executive Wu Zhiyang detained on rape charge

Top executive Wu Zhiyang detained on rape charge…

California man rents movie from Redbox, gets porn

A Northern California man who rented a children’s movie from DVD kiosk operator Redbox got something very different instead….

Jack Ma named Financial Times Person of the Year

Jack Ma named Financial Times Person of the Year 2013….

Bike riding up in San Francisco

More people are riding bikes to get around San Francisco….

Scientists from China charged in seed-theft conspiracy

A detention hearing is set to get underway for one of two agricultural scientists from China accused of conspiring…

Big problems at National Zoo

Recent deaths, injuries and escapes of animals at the National Zoo have many people upset…

WestJet surprises passengers with Christmas miracle

WestJet surprises passengers with Christmas miracle…

Amazon grocery delivery rolls into San Francisco

Amazon.com Inc.’s grocery delivery service is rolling into San Francisco….

Arizona man banned from Walmart

An Arizona man isn’t welcome back at Walmart…

Study finds high chair injuries on the rise

Study finds high chair injuries on the rise….

Most Americans against phone use on planes

Most Americans say:they don’t want to hear their neighbor on a cell phone during their next flight….