Woman with cancer plans to take her life in Oregon

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A 29-year-old woman with brain cancer is using her last days to push for expanded right-to-die laws….

Dallas suburb reports patient with signs of Ebola

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A patient “exhibiting signs and symptoms” of Ebola claims to have had contact with the man diagnosed with the disease…

Hong Kong student leaders spat with government over talks

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HK student leaders and government officials are having major differences over the upcoming talks…

Chinese tourists – biggest spenders in the world

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Chinese tourists has become the biggest spenders in the world, according to a new report…

US: Airstrikes push some militants from Kobani

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US Pentagon said Kobani it may fall under the extremists’ control because air power alone cannot prevent it…

Three win Nobel for super-zoom microscopes

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Two Americans and a German scientist won the Nobel Prize in chemistry Wednesday..

Media alleges CY Leung recieved undisclosed payment

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An Australian newspaper reported that CY Leung had recieved a payment from an Australian firm but failed to disclose…

Hayward man charged with murdering mother with scissors

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A 20-year-old UC Santa Cruz student was charged with murder for allegedly fatally stabbing his mother with scissors…

First Ebola patient diagnosed in the US dies

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A Dallas hospital spokesman says the first Ebola patient diagnosed in the United States has died…

Americans living longer as most death rates fall

Americans are living longer than ever before, according to a new government report filled mostly with good news…

Spanish woman may be inflected by touching her face with tainted gloves

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A nursing assistant infected with Ebola in Spain might have gotten the disease by touching her face with gloves…

One dead after officer-involved shooting near AT&T park

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San Francisco police officers were involved in a fatal shooting that took place after a vehicle burglary Tuesday night…

Strong earthquake shakes southwestern China

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A strong, shallow earthquake shook China’s Yunnan province late Tuesday evening, killing at least one person…

Islamic State wages assault on Syrian border town

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Islamic State fighters backed by tanks and artillery pushed into an embattled Syrian town on the border with Turkey on Monday…

Teen shoots 9-year-old with bb gun in robbery attempt

A 14-year-old boy has been arrested after shooting a 9-year-old acquaintance in the arm with a BB gun…

Hong Kong merchants complain about business loss during protest

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A group of small business owners complains the occupy protests in Hong Kong has dramatically affected their livelihood…

Hong Kong protests dwindle as two sides agree to talk

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Student leaders and the Hong Kong government agreed to hold talks in the increasingly frustrated city…

China wax exhibition disappoints many

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Attendees are disappointed at the poor workmanship of the wax figures at the exhibition in China…

Berkeley police seek suspect in attack on elderly woman

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The 85-year-old victim was violently pushed to the ground by the suspect without provocation…

Police: 4-year-old took heroin to day care

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Delaware State Police say a 4-year-old girl took hundreds of packets of heroin to her day care center and began passing it out…

LED there be light: 3 share Nobel for blue diode

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Two Japanese scientists and a Japanese-born American won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for inventing blue light-emitting diodes…

Slower growth for US home prices in August

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U.S. home prices increased in August, yet the pace of these gains continues to slow, helping to improve affordability…

SF man shot, another stabbed in North Beach

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A man was shot and another was stabbed during a fight in San Francisco’s North Beach neighborhood…

Palo Alto man suspected of exposing himself to girl

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Police are seeking a man who exposed himself to a juvenile girl in Palo Alto Monday afternoon…

Boy left in car during church choir practice dies

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A 3-year-old boy has died after being left in a hot car while his mother and a family friend were in church for a choir practice…

Hilton selling Waldorf Astoria New York for $1.95B

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Hilton Worldwide is selling the Waldorf Astoria New York to Chinese insurance company Anbang Insurance Group Co…

Fremont: Three arrested in burglary case

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Police on Thursday arrested three burglary suspects after a resident reported seeing them in the backyard of a Fremont home…

Apology follows threat to hundreds at Harvard

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Hundreds of students and other people affiliated with Harvard University got a threatening email…

Gunshots fired at Walmart in San Leandro

As security officers tried to stop two shoplifters at a San Leandro Walmart store, one of the suspects opened fire…

Traveling in China is getting more pricey

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The fees for some popular tourist destinations in China are getting more and more expensive…