Deadly fire in China market kills 16

Local authorities apologized on Wednesday for a deadly market fire that killed 16, injuring 5…

Possible human remains found at Lake Sonoma

Divers and an underwater robot are searching Lake Sonoma this afternoon after a recreational diver reported seeing possible…

Washington gym offers workouts for dogs and owners

When it’s too cold to exercise outside, most people hit the gym….

US hearing on airliner crash postponed

Wintry weather has forced postponement of a National Transportation Safety Board hearing into the crash-landing …

Colorado 6-year-old suspended for kissing a girl

A 6-year-old boy has been suspended from a Colorado school for kissing a girl on the cheek…

GM names first women CEO to head car company

For the first time, a woman will be the head of a major U.S. car company.

Missing family of 6 in Nevada found alive

2 adults, 4 children missing in frigid weather since Sunday found alive in northern Nevada….

Asian Americans are the most prolific spenders in US

Asian Americans are the most prolific spenders in US….

San Pablo man arrested for domestic violence

San Pablo man arrested for domestic violence…

Passenger wakes to find himself locked in US plane

A passenger who fell asleep while flying to Los Angeles says he awoke to discover himself alone and locked…

Parked truck knocks down street lamp in China

How important is it to pull up the handbrake when parking a vehicle? Ju Liepeng from east China’s Anhui province…

CA man gets 5 years in ‘sextortion’ case

A 27-year-old Southern California man who admitted hacking into hundreds of social media and email…

Sixth ‘Winter Spare the Air’ alert issued for today

The Bay Area Air Quality Management District has issued its sixth Winter Spare the Air alert for today…

Eighteen LA sheriff’s deputies arrested in jail probe

At least seven current and former Los Angeles County sheriff’s deputies have been arrested by the FBI as part of an ongoing investigation …

China withholds visas for NYT, Bloomberg reporters

Chinese authorities have been withholding residence visas for reporters working for The New York Times and Bloomberg…

North Korea purges Kim Jong Un’s powerful uncle

North Korea announced Monday that it has purged leader Kim Jong Un’s uncle, considered the …

Freeze warning for most of the Bay Area

Freeze warning in place for most of the Bay Area…

American women are having fewer kids

New numbers from the CDC reveal that fewer women in the US are having kids….

Ex-customers steal $650,000 of wine in Seattle

Wine thieves make off with nearly 650-thousand dollars worth of high-end vintages in Seattle…

Chinese firm paid US gov’t intelligence adviser

A longtime adviser to the Director of National Intelligence has resigned, after the government learned he was a paid consultant …

US unemployment rate falls to 5-year low

A fourth straight month of solid hiring cut the U.S. unemployment rate in November to a five-year low of 7 percent. …

Director Zhang Yimou sued for too many children

Famed Chinese film director Zhang Yimou is being sued by two lawyers for breaking China’s one-child policy…

Transgender cop files complaint

A transgender police officer has filed a complaint with a Connecticut agency alleging her supervisors …

Woman unknowingly tweets about husband’s death

A Washington state woman who regularly monitors police scanner traffic unknowingly live-tweeted…

Mystery generous tipper identified

Mystery “TipsForJesus” tipper identified….

China fake medicine sold online

Some online stores in China are selling fake medicine…

Timeline:Major events in the life of Nelson Mandela

July 18, 1918 Born to Hendry Mphakanyiswa, a Thembu chief, and Nosekeni Qunu in the Umtata district of the Transkei…

Former South Africa President Nelson Mandela has died at the age of 95

South Africa’s president says Nelson Mandela has died….

China bars banks from handling bitcoins

Bitcoins suffered a new setback after China’s central bank said Thursday its banks and payment systems…

Starbucks selling 450-dollar metal gift cards

Starbucks is selling its limited edition 450-dollar gift cards!…