US court upholds state decision on race ban

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The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday upheld the state of Michigan’s ban on using race as a factor in college admissions…

Man wounds woman with a knife in Shenzhen

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A man stabbed and wounded one woman in Shenzhen, China on Wednesday…

HK, Philippines compromise over tourist deaths

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The Philippine government expresses its most sorrowful regret to the victims and their families…

SF: Pedestrian critically injured after hit by car

A man walking near San Francisco’s Stern Grove was critically injured when he was struck by a vehicle Wednesday morning…

LinkedIn to lease new San Francisco high-rise

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LinkedIn is expanding its presence in San Francisco by anchoring a high-rise office building under construction…

Body found in San Jose, homicide suspected

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San Jose police are at the scene Tuesday morning of a suspected homicide after finding the body of a man…

Justin Bieber apologizes for Japan war shrine trip

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Justin Bieber apologized Wednesday to those he offended by visiting a Japanese war shrine…

Oakland: Teen passenger dies in possible DUI crash

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A teen girl riding as a passenger in a car possibly driven by an intoxicated man died during a head-on collision…

Cupertino girl killed in crash on HWY 85

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An 8-year-old girl died in a crash that injured three others in Cupertino on Monday afternoon…

Berkeley: Man allegedly ordered his dog to attack woman

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A man allegedly ordered his pit bull to attack a woman at People’s Park on Sunday night…

Arrested crew members say they tried to save ferry

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The crew member said they tried to launch lifeboats, but the ferry was tilted too far…

Chinese drug dealers invent new way of selling drugs

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Drug dealers in China are mixing drugs with instant drinks mixtures to sell illegal substances….

Manila mayor off to Hong Kong to apologize

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The mayor of Manila flew to Hong Kong Tuesday to apologize to the families of eight Hong Kong tourists…

Santa Clara County looking for owners of unclaimed money

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Santa Clara County has published a list of approximately 1,060 people who are potential owners of nearly $244,000 in unclaimed money…

China mall sells knockoff designer bags

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Handbags that cost thousands of dollars can be yours for only one-tenth of the price…

Alameda seeks poll workers for June primary

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Alameda County is seeking poll workers to run the upcoming June 3 statewide primary election…

Woman robbed after buying iPhones off Craigslist

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Two men are in custody for kidnapping and robbing a woman who answered a listing on Craigslist to buy iPhones from them…

San Leandro man convicted of sexually abusing his daughter

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A San Leandro man has been convicted of eight felony counts for sexually abusing his daughter over a seven-year period…

Stowaways survive in hibernation-like state

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To survive the 5 1/2-hour flight, the body of a 16-year-old boy entered a hibernation-like state…

Sleeping girl killed after car drives into home

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A California girl asleep in her bed has died after a driver accused of being drunk crashed his SUV into her home…

SF: Driver arrested after crashing into Muni bus stop

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A man who drove into a Muni bus stop and seriously injured a woman was allegedly under the influence…

China: Coal mine explosion kills 14 miners

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Fourteen people were confirmed dead in a coal mine gas explosion in southwest China’s Yunnan Province on Monday…

Japan PM sends offering to war shrine

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe sent a religious offering Monday to a Tokyo shrine that honors executed war criminals…

SF: 10 arrests during 4/20 marijuana celebrations

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Ten people were arrested during impromptu marijuana celebrations in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park on Sunday…

Milpitas: Scratch ticket player wins $1.3 million

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Another lucky lottery player in Milpitas won more than a million dollars this week, according to California Lottery officials…

South Korean president: Ferry crew actions were ‘murderous’

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South Korea’s president is accusing the ferry’s captain and some crew members of unforgivable, murderous behavior…

San Leandro: Boy rescued from water near Marina

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A young boy is in serious condition after good Samaritans pulled him and a young girl from the water near the San Leandro Marina…

Fremont: Two 7-eleven stores robbed within minutes

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Fremont police are investigating two robberies that happened at separate 7-Eleven stores early Thursday morning…

Captain of sunken South Korean ferry arrested

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The South Korean ferry captain was arrested Saturday on suspicion of negligence and abandoning people in need…

Seven die in shooting at China-Vietnam border

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A Chinese man who was being repatriated from Vietnam along with 15 other migrants seized a gun from a border guard…