Arbitration panel to rule July 12 in South China Sea dispute

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The Permanent Court of Arbitration will deliver a ruling on July 12 in a case filed by the Philippines contesting Beijing…

Woman fights back purse snatcher

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Video shows a woman fight back a robber while he tried to snatch her purse in Foshan, China…

Tips for staying safe while traveling overseas this summer

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Travel experts advise vacationers not to lose sleep over the highly-publicized tragedies…

Three children injured in house fire near Hayward

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Three children were injured, one seriously, in a fire at a home in unincorporated Hayward Wednesday morning…

SF: 3 arrested in armed robbery of tourists

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Plainclothes officers caught and arrested three men three men in San Francisco’s Russian Hill neighborhood…

3-day-old baby killed by family dogs in Central California

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Two family dogs killed a 3-day-old baby after her mother left her on the couch and walked away for a few seconds…

Ikea recalls 29 million dressers after 6 kids killed

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Ikea is recalling 29 million chests and dressers after six children were killed when the units toppled over and fell on them…

Extra college costs big bucks

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Spending an extra couple of years in college could cost students big bucks…

Petition for 2nd Brexit referendum collects 3 million signatures

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An online petition demanding a do-over of the referendum on Britain leaving the EU has collected 3 million signatures…

Ex-student gets life term for killing baby at sorority house

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A former college student accused of giving birth in a sorority house bathroom and killing her baby girl…

SF: Police arrest three in mugging of girl

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Police returned a girl’s purse and its contents after they arrested three suspects who mugged her early Sunday afternoon…

Texas abortion clinic regulations struck down

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The Supreme Court struck down Texas’ widely replicated regulation of abortion clinics Monday…

10 stabbed at white nationalist rally in Sacramento

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Ten people suffered stab wounds and other injuries on Sunday after members of a white nationalist group…

Girl survives Colorado crash that kills family

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A 4-year-old girl is the sole survivor of a crash between a minivan and an Amtrak train that killed her parents…

Britain votes to leave EU: Cameron to resign

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:Britain voted to leave the European Union after a bitterly divisive referendum campaign, toppling the prime minister…

What UK vote means for world economy

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Britain’s vote to leave the European Union adds a heavy dose of uncertainty to a world economy…

Mom finds daughter standing on toilet, calls for gun control

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A Michigan woman has called for gun control after finding her 3-year-old daughter standing on a toilet…

Man suspected of sexual battery in Stanford Hospital arrested

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An ex-employee of Stanford Hospital suspected of sexual battery at a waiting room earlier this year was arrested…

Costco card switch riddled with problems

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Costco customers complained that they had difficulties in switching their Amex cards to Visa cards…

Flu spray fails again, panel urges shot instead

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The nasal spray version of the annual flu vaccine failed to protect kids again last year…

Man gets life term for killing girlfriend in Iowa

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Authorities say a Chinese man who fled to his homeland after killing his girlfriend in Iowa will serve a life sentence in China…

Man charged in hot-van death of 6-month-old daughter

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A Dallas area man whose 6-month-old daughter died after she was left in a hot minivan parked outside the family home…

Median Bay Area home price reaches another record

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A short supply and healthy demand for Bay Area homes lifted the median sales price last month to a historic high…

Powerful tornado strikes east China; 78 reportedly dead

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A powerful tornado and hailstorm struck the outskirts of an eastern Chinese city on Thursday…

China city holds dog-meat eating festival despite protests

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A city in southern China went ahead with an annual dog-meat eating festival Tuesday despite heavy criticism…

Obama immigration plan blocked by 4-4 tie at Supreme Court

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A tie vote by the Supreme Court is blocking President Barack Obama’s immigration plan that sought to shield millions…

Man gets 9 years in prison for burning son’s hands

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A 44-year-old man was sentenced to nine years in prison for burning his 2-year-old son’s hands in boiling water…

San Bruno: Boy allegedlly robbed woman of cellphone

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Police arrested a boy on suspicion of robbing a woman of her cellphone Tuesday in San Bruno…

Man stabbed by group of men in Golden Gate Park

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A man was critically injured Monday evening when he was attacked and stabbed in Golden Gate Park…

Hot weather expected through Tuesday in inland Bay Area

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Temperatures in the 80s and 90s are expected in the inland Bay and Monterey Bay areas Wednesday…