Xi honors war veterans with special medals

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President Xi Jinping on Wednesday took part in a ceremony marking the end of World War II…

Texas man kills himself while taking selfie with gun

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A 19-year-old Texas man is dead after police say he accidentally shot himself while posing for a selfie with a gun…

Report: Some top baby monitors lack basic security features

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Several of the most popular Internet-connected baby monitors lack basic security features…

SF officials celebrate success of universal college savings accounts

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SF have put away more than $1.3 million since the launch of the universal educational savings account four years ago…

SJ: Man accused of sexual battery on aspiring model

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A man who allegedly arranged a modeling appointment with an 18-year-old was arrested on suspicion of sexual battery…

Man shoots self during confrontation with BART police

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A man was critically injured Tuesday night after shooting himself in the abdomen during a confrontation with BART police…

Chicken captures on Bay Bridge east of toll plaza

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Drivers on the Bay Bridge are reporting chickens running loose in traffic just east of the toll plaza…

McDonald’s will launch all day breakfast on Oct. 6

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McDonald’s says its breakfast menu will be available all day starting Oct. 6…

Police in Illinois hunt for 3 suspects after officer killed

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An officer was shot and killed while pursuing a group of suspicious men…

China: Man saves young girl hanging from window (on camera)

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Heart-stopping images out of China show a young girl dangling off the side of a building, four stories up…

Massive tidal wave swept off spectators in Qiantang

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The massive tidal wave in Qiantang attracts wave of spectators in Zhejiang Province…

Amazon to let Prime members download videos

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Amazon is upping the ante in the streaming-video competition with downloadable videos…

UC Berkeley student tests positive for measles

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Berkeley health officials have issued a warning after a UC Berkeley student tested positive for measles…

Xi Jinping meets with Taiwan politician Lien

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Chinese President Xi Jinping meets with Taiwan former KMT Chairman Lien Chan in China on Tuesday…

SF: Bullet flies past Muni driver

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Police are investigating a shooting in which a bullet struck a San Francisco Municipal railway bus…

4th graders are a free ticket to national parks

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Your fourth grader is your family’s free pass to the nation’s national parks…

Yahoo chief Mayer says she’s pregnant with twins

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Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer says she’s pregnant with identical twins…

SSF: Man allegedly attempting to lure students arrested

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A man was arrested last Friday for multiple incidents involving attempting to lure juvenile victims in SSF…

10 most expensive places to raise a family

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The Economic Policy Institute ranks the most expensive places in the country to raise a family…

Trial begins for CA doctor in drug deaths of 3 men

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Attorneys are set to deliver opening statements Monday in the trial of a California doctor charged with murder…

Thai police seek 2 new suspects in Bangkok bombing probe

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Thai police issued arrest warrants Monday for two more suspects, a Thai woman and a foreign man of unknown nationality…

Guangzhou plans to offer finance courses to young students

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The city of Guangzhou is planning to offer finance courses to students at elementary schools…

Dad cleaning handgun shoots daughter, 9, in stomach

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A man cleaning his handgun at a campsite accidentally shot his 9-year-old daughter…

Palo Alto police asking for help to find downtown flasher

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A man allegedly followed a woman and then exposed himself to her Friday evening in downtown Palo Alto…

Tennessee man kills mother, step-father, grandmother

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A 19-year-old man gunned down his mother, step-father and grandmother at his family’s home in eastern Tennessee…

19-year-old woman shot in leg in Golden Gate Park

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A young woman was struck in the leg by gunfire as a party was breaking up in SF’s Golden Gate Park…

Fatal shot in San Francisco pier shooting was ricochet

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The shot that killed a young woman and touched off a heated immigration debate ricocheted off pavement…

Woman gives birth to conjoined twins in Colorado

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A woman who gave birth to conjoined twins told a TV station Thursday that one of her daughters has survived…

China plastic surgery is on the rise

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China has become the third biggest plastic surgery market in the world…

Which city spends the most time in traffic jam?

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Traffic isn’t just a rush hour nuisance. It’s costing us time and money…