Guangxi school bus crash kills two

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A school bus in Guangxi, China plunged into a pond, killing at least two children…

Boy trapped in well rescued in China

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Firefighters miraculously pulled a two-year-old boy from a 60-meter deep well in Xian…

Japan’s first lady visits controversial shrine to war dead

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Japan’s first lady visited the Yasukuni Shrine honoring the country’s war dead, including convicted war criminals…

SF: Jogger robbed and cut by 3 suspects

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Three men robbed and assaulted a jogger early Friday morning in San Francisco’s Crocker Amazon neighborhood…

53 people in 9 states sickened after eating raw tuna

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Health officials are investigating a salmonella outbreak likely linked to raw tuna that has sickened 53 people in nine states…

Renters appear more satisfied in pricey US cities

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Apartment dwellers in New York, San Francisco say they’re more satisfied living in those cities than do renters in cheaper areas…

Magnitude-4.1 earthquake hits Napa Valley

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Napa was struck by a magnitude-4.1 earthquake. No injuries or damage has been reported…

China says it’s entitled to keep watch over island claims

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China said it is entitled to keep watch over airspace and seas surrounding artificial islands it created in the disputed waters of the South China Sea…

Breakthrough in liver transplant in China

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A hospital in China has successfully transplanted a liver to a female patient with mismatched blood type…

Bay Area hospitals fined for putting patients at risk

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The California Department of Public Health announced penalties against 12 California hospitals for errors…

SF: Three arrested in connection with homicide

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Three people were arrested on suspicion of homicide and other offenses for allegedly striking and killing a woman during a pursuit…

Beijing court jails 2 over drag-racing supercar smashup

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Two men were sentenced to jail for dangerous driving after they crashed a Lamborghini and a Ferrari in a late-night race…

Man wins $750,000 on winning scratcher ticket

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A winning scratcher ticket worth $750,000 was purchased in Redwood City…

Mom, 3 kids die in house fire in upstate New York

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Authorities say a mother and three children have died in an overnight house fire in upstate New York…

US home sales slide in April amid listing shortage

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Sales of existing U.S. homes slipped in April due to relatively few listings and rising prices…

Two dead in kitchen fire at Oakland home

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Two people died and one is at a hospital in critical condition after a kitchen fire at a home in East Oakland…

SFPD seek assistance in assault of elderly woman

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SFPD are asking for public assistance in the investigation of an assault on an elderly woman…

Baby accidentally suffocates at Missouri daycare

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The death of an infant at a daycare in Missouri is under investigation. Police say it appears the child’s death was a tragic accident….

Grandma chained autistic boy in China

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A grandmother in China chained his young grandson with autism for the past 3 years…

Kidnapped 6-year-old girl found safe, 2 arrested

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A mother has been reunited with her 6-year-old daughter, who was taken from her San Jose-area home to Stockton…

9-story building collapses in China; 16 people missing

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A nine-story residential building in southwest China collapsed following a landslide on Wednesday…

Banks fined more than $5B, to plead guilty to market rigging

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Four global banks agreed Wednesday to pay more than $5 billion in penalties and plead guilty to rigging the world’s currency market…

Takata air bag recall doubles to nearly 34 million

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Under pressure from U.S. safety regulators, Takata Corp. has agreed to declare 33.8 million air bags defective…

San Francisco plans to install more speeding cameras

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The City of San Francisco is looking into installing more speeding cameras to improve road safety…

Supervisor vows to help elderly assault victim

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SF Supervisor Julie Christensen vows to help an Chinese elderly woman who was severely beaten on Mother’s Day…

China: Wall collapses on pedestrians caught on camera

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A walk down the street turned deadly in just seconds in China, when a wall collapsed…

Horse dies after 30-foot fall into tree in East Bay

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Rescue crews removed a horse from a tree after it fell 30 feet down an embankment in Briones Regional Park…

Naked woman detained after walking on bridge

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A woman has been taken for a mental evaluation after police caught her walking naked on the SF-Oakland Bay Bridge…

China teacher hit students with ruler caught on tape

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A video shows a teacher in China hitting the hands of her young students with a ruler numerous times…

Texas woman gives birth to triplets; 2 babies conjoined

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A South Texas woman has given birth to triplet girls, with two of the babies conjoined at the pelvis…