Canadian soldier shot at war memorial

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A gunman shot a Canadian soldier standing guard at the National War Memorial in Ottawa on Wednesday…

Fremont driver struck and injured pedestrian

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A man is cooperating with police after the car he was driving struck a pedestrian,..

Social Security benefits to go up by 1.7 percent

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Millions of older Americans will get a 1.7 percent increase in their social security monthly payments next year.

US orders new screening for Ebola

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Everyone coming to the US from the three West African countries at the center of the Ebola outbreak will now be screened at one of five airports…

Men in elevator crack open wall to rescue themselves

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Residents stranded in elevator rescued themselves through cracking the wall that blocked them inside…

Hong Kong occupy protests continue despite talks

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HK pro-democracy protesters continues to gather in protest zone after the talk with the government failed to…

Oakland woman allegedly used pepper spray to rob man

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Oakland police apprehended a woman Sunday who allegedly pepper-sprayed a victim before robbing him…

China economy grows at slowest pace in 5 years

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China’s economic growth waned to a five-year low of 7.3 percent last quarter…

Hong Kong students, officials talk but don’t agree

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Hong Kong student leaders and government officials talked but agreed on little Tuesday…

SF, KC Mayors bet on the World Series

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If the San Francisco Giants win the World Series, Kansas City Mayor Sly James will regale a local church…

America says “No” to cappuccino potato chips

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Frito-Lay says Wasabi Ginger won its contest that gives people a chance to create a new flavor…

Two children die in Massachusetts apartment fire

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Two children have died in an early morning apartment fire in Lawrence, Massachusetts…

Pregnant Kate back at work after morning sickness

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The Duchess of Cambridge has resumed her royal duties after spending more than two months out of the public eye…

Resident pushes burglary suspect out of window

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A 33-year-old man is a suspect in the aborted burglary of a home outside Morgan Hill early Saturday…

Oscar de la Renta, legendary designer, dead at 82

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Oscar de la Renta died Monday evening at his Connecticut home at age 82…

Oscar Pistorius sentenced to 5 years in prison

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Oscar Pistorius has started a five-year prison sentence for killing girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp…

Voya offers $500 for babies born on Oct 20, 2014

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Voya Financial announced it is offering every baby born in the US on October 20, 2014 a $500 mutual fund investment…

HK police says Mongkok on the verge of riot

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Hong Kong police said the protest zone in Mong Kok is on the verge of riot…

HK government prepare talks with student leaders

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Hong Kong government representatives and pro-democracy student leaders will hold a talk on Tuesday

Ebola fear, monitoring eases for some in US

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About 120 people are now being monitored for possible infection with Ebola…

Indian player dies from injury in goal celebration

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A 23-year-old Indian soccer player has died after injuring his spine while celebrating a goal with somersaults…

HK leader claims ‘external forces’ involved in protests

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Hong Kong’s leader has claimed that “external forces” are participating in student-led pro-democracy protests…

China’s ruling party opens meeting on rule of law

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China communist party’s top leaders opened a four-day conclave to guide policy for the coming year…

Bear bites boy’s arm off in Chinese zoo

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A bear in central China has bitten off the arm of a 9-year-old boy who tried to feed it through its cage…

Marin, San Mateo counties have Bay Area’s lowest jobless rates

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Marin and San Mateo counties had the lowest unemployment rates in the Bay Area in September…

Bodies of 7 women found in Indiana

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The bodies of seven women have now been found in Indiana after a man confessed to killing one woman…

British royal couple’s second child due in April

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The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have confirmed that their second baby is due in April…

SF woman punched and robbed by two women

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A 24-year-old woman was punched in the face and then robbed by two other women in San Francisco…

Brazil police say they arrested serial killer

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Brazilian police announced Thursday that they had captured a man who confessed to 39 murders…

Five alleged sexual assaults at Berkeley fraternity

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Five people were reportedly sexually assaulted at a fraternity house near the University of California at Berkeley…