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

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…

Hong Kong protests shrink after tumultuous week

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Student-led protests for democratic reforms in Hong Kong shrank but a few hundred demonstrators remained camped out in the streets…

Deadly donut shop crash caught on tape

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Authorities say one adult is dead and four others are injured after a car crashed into a doughnut shop in Canoga Park…

US high court denies gay marriage appeals

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The top U.S. court cleared the way Monday for an immediate expansion of same-sex marriage in the United States…

Nobel Prize for work on brain’s navigation system

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US-British scientist John O’Keefe and Norwegian scientists May-Britt Moser and Edvard Moser won the Nobel Prize for medicine…

Milpitas: Woman arrested for alleged fatal hit-and-run

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A 19-year-old woman has been arrested for allegedly striking and killing a woman riding her bicycle in Milpitas…

Hayward man suspected of stabbing his mother to death

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A 20-year-old man suspected of stabbing his mother to death in Hayward on Saturday evening was arrested…

Police: 2 men arrested in assault at 49ers stadium

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Two men suspected of assaulting two other men at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara were arrested,..

Hundreds of men break up protester’s barricades

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Hundreds of men tried to break up barricades set up by pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong…

At least 32 die in stampede during Indian festival

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At least 32 people were killed Friday in a stampede in eastern India during a religious festival…