Google Glass sparks fight at California bar

San Francisco police are trying to identify three suspects in an altercation over Google glass at a city bar…

Tesla plans new battery factory; will employ 6,500

Electric car maker Tesla Motors is considering sites in Nevada, Arizona, New Mexico and Texas for a massive battery factory that would employ around 6,500 people…

Man wears ‘Breaking Bad’ shirt after meth arrest

A suburban Chicago man accused of operating a methamphetamine lab appears in his booking photo wearing a T-shirt from the television show “Breaking Bad.”

China plane lands safely after malfunction scare

A flight bound for Shenyang City arrived safely on Tuesday after a faulty instrument forced its scheduled descent to be delayed…

Target faces big costs related to security breach

The hit to TJX Cos. was minimal after it disclosed in 2007 a massive data breach of customer information at its T.J. Maxx, Marshalls and HomeGoods stores…

Collapse of exchange spells trouble for bitcoin

The sudden disappearance of one of the largest bitcoin exchanges only adds to the mystery and mistrust surrounding the virtual currency…

SF taxi driver robbed at knifepoint in Potrero Hill

A cab driver was held up at knifepoint by a man and a woman in San Francisco’s Potrero Hill neighborhood…

Outgoing US Ambassador calls for human rights in China

In his farewell speech, Gary Locke also called for Beijing to guarantee human rights for peaceful activists…

HK finance chief: Fed uncertainty clouds outlook

In his annual budget speech, Financial Secretary John Tsang forecast that Hong Kong’s economy would grow 3-4 percent in 2014…

Sina plans New York IPO for Weibo microblog

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Chinese internet company Sina Corp. plans to spin off its Twitter-like microblog service, Weibo, in a U.S. initial public offering to raise $500 million…

SFO: Flight cancellations, delays due to rain

Dozens of flights at San Francisco International Airport have been canceled or face delays of at least an hour Wednesday morning…

W.Va. Pizza Hut closed after urination incident

A Pizza Hut in southern West Virginia, where a district manager was caught on surveillance video urinating into a sink, is closing permanently…

Dog rushed to vet after eating potentially poisoned meatball

One dog in San Francisco’s Twin Peaks neighborhood has been rushed to a vet after eating a potentially poisoned meatball…

Measles confirmed in San Mateo county patient

A rare case of measles has been detected in a San Mateo County patient, the regional health department announced today…

Belmont: Subway sandwich shop robbed at gunpoint

A Subway sandwich shop in Belmont was robbed at gunpoint on Monday night…

Assailant hacks ex-Hong Kong editor with cleaver

Kevin Lau, the former editor of Mingpao, is in critical condition after being hacked Wednesday by an assailant with a meat cleaver…

Chinese student pleads guilty in Seattle for crash

A Chinese student who was speeding on a residential street when a crash killed the other driver pleaded guilty Tuesday in Seattle to vehicular homicide…

Rowdy behavior by Chinese drivers

Videos show some rowdy behavior by Chinese drivers…

Shanxi mayor dismissed amid corruption charges

The mayor of Luliang city in Shanxi, China has been suspended of duties due to accusations that he bought his way in to the mayoral office…

SSF man beaten, robbed in residential area

A man was beaten and robbed in a South San Francisco neighborhood early Tuesday morning…

Samsung unveils phone with heart-rate monitor

Samsung new Galaxy S5 smartphone has a built-in heart-rate sensor and a 16 megapixel camera…

China leader’s stroll in Beijing alley sparks buzz

Chinese President Xi Jinping braved Beijing’s choking smog Tuesday, making an unannounced visit to a trendy alley…

SF: Four arrested in deadly home invasion robbery

Police arrested four people in the past week in connection with a murder in San Francisco’s Portola District from last November…

Poisonous meatballs found in SF neighborhoods

Pet owners are advised to be on alert after poisonous meatballs, similar to hundreds found last July…

Dalai Lama asks for more compassion in business

The Dalai Lama bought his spiritual message of compassion Monday to about 4,000 people at Santa Clara University…

Fairfield man killed by racing driver

The driver who was killed when he was struck by a racing driver Sunday evening was 31-year-old Ronald Brackett of Fairfield…

Polio-like illness among children called ‘serious’

More than a dozen children in California have developed an extremely rare, polio-like syndrome within the past year…

Produce may cost more due to California drought

California farmers are facing a drought disaster and it could have a ripple effect nationwide…

GG Bridge board votes on possible toll increase

The staff of the Golden Gate Bridge District is recommending a gradual $2 toll increase on the bridge over the next four years…

SF: Three-alarm fire destroys cab service garage

A three-alarm fire has destroyed a service garage for a cab company in San Francisco’s Bayview District…