Massachusetts court: Subway ‘upskirt’ photos not illegal

The highest court in Massachusetts has determined that a man who took cellphone photos up the skirts of women riding the Boston subway did not violate state law because…

U.S. men’s soccer team comes to Candlestick Park

The U.S. men’s national soccer team is coming to San Francisco’s Candlestick Park in May to play an exhibition game…

America’s most congested cities revealed

A report released by INRIX says San Francisco and San Jose are two of the top ten most congested cities in America…

China takes aim at pollution after years of growth

Combating pollution has shot up the agenda of the ruling Communist Party, which for years pushed for rapid economic development…

Here comes El Nino; good news for US weather woes

Federal forecasters predict a warming of the central Pacific Ocean this year that will change weather worldwide…

Wheelchair-bound man sought for attacks

A wheelchair-bound man is being sought on suspicion of multiple assaults on women recently near San Francisco General Hospital…

Judge won’t block law that bans high capacity gun magazines

A federal judge in San Jose today refused to block a Sunnyvale law that bans possession of high-capacity gun magazines that hold more than 10 automatically reloading bullets…

Yao Ming attends Chinese congressional meeting

Basketball superstar Yao Ming talked about the difference between the American dream and Chinese dream…

Xinjiang delegate blamed violence on separatists

Governor of the Uighur Autonomous Region said “there are always foreign external forces interfering and promoting” acts of terrorism “from behind the scenes.”…

Death of Elisa Lam inspires horror movie

Death of Elisa Lam inspired horror movie…

Should Mao Zedong’s body be cremated?

A campaign to cremate Mao Zedong’s body has grown stronger as critics said the government has spent too much money…

SMPD makes arrest of child predator suspect

San Mateo police announced today that they used social media to help catch a 41-year-old man suspected of trying..

Japan concerned by China’s increased military

Japan expressed concern on Wednesday over the strengthening of the Chinese military announced by Premier Li Keqiang…

Elementary school teacher arrested for alleged sexual abuse of multiple students

A teacher was arrested in El Cerrito this morning for allegedly sexually abusing multiple students at a Richmond elementary school…

‘Bay Lights’ to celebrate 1st anniversary of Bay Bridge lights

One year after the “Bay Lights” art installation first lit up the western span of the Bay Bridge, a celebration will be held Thursday night…

Fremont: Thieves steal lotto vending machine

Some brazen thieves thought they could play the numbers and get lucky by stealing an entire Lotto Scratchers vending machine…

Police stopped woman before she drove into ocean

Police officers stopped a pregnant South Carolina woman shortly before she drove a minivan carrying her three children into the Atlantic Ocean…

Oakland: Gunshot victim says he was shot on freeway

A shooting victim arrived at Highland Hospital in Oakland Wednesday afternoon and said he had been shot on an Oakland freeway…

State Department accuses Putin of lying on Ukraine

The State Department is turning up the rhetorical heat on Russian President Vladimir Putin for statements about the situation in Ukraine that the U.S. says are lies.

China premier promises to advance economy reforms

China’s government pledged Wednesday to keep this year’s economic expansion at a relatively robust 7.5 percent…

Seoul: NK artillery launched near Chinese flight

South Korean officials criticized a North Korean artillery launch that they say happened minutes before a Chinese commercial plane flew in the same area…

Third-graders at California school caught with pot

Police in a Central California city are trying to determine how three third-graders caught smoking marijuana got the drug…

Essay is optional on new SAT

The essay is optional on the new version of the SAT college entrance exam…

Dublin police seek suspects in home invasion robbery

Three men suspected of breaking into a Dublin home Monday night, tying up the resident and demanding money and valuables…

China to continue strong economic support for two SARs

China will continue to offer strong support to economic development of its Hong Kong and Macao special administrative regions…

Person fatally struck by BART train

A Richmond-bound train hit a person on the tracks just south of the South Hayward station at about 11:25 p.m. Tuesday…

Apple CFO to retire, successor named

Apple’s longtime Chief Financial Officer Peter Oppenheimer will retire in September…

China vows to address stifling smog, terror threat

Premier Li Keqiang also pledged to move more people into the middle class, cut government waste and…

Hillary Clinton compares Putin actions to Hitler’s

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has likened Russian President Vladimir Putin’s actions on the Crimean peninsula of Ukraine to those of Adolf Hitler in the 1930s.

Bank robbery in SF Chinatown

Bank robbery in SF Chinatown…