Boy who had eyes gouged out in China goes home

A 6-year-old Chinese boy whose eyes were gouged out in an attack more than three months ago was discharged from hospital…

Geminids meteor shower to peak on Friday night

The annual Geminids meteor shower, the most intense of the year ?will peak Friday night…

Ikea China renames stuffed animal after protest

Ikea China renamed stuff animal after it becomes protest symbol…

Hot prowl burglary on SF’s Taraval street

Hot prowl burglary in Taraval…

Asiana captain worried about visual landing

The Asiana Airlines captain who crashed a Boeing 777 at San Francisco International Airport in July told U.S. investigators he was “very concerned” about attempting a visual approach…

Mandela ceremony interpreter called a ‘fake’

A man who appeared to provide sign language interpretation on stage for Nelson Mandela’s memorial service, attended by scores of heads of state, was a “fake,”

Cameron explains selfie at Mandela memorial

British Prime Minister David Cameron said he was only being polite when he posed for a selfie photo at Nelson Mandela’s memorial service…

IKEA stuffed animal is HK symbol of anti-government

IKEA stuff animal becomes symbol of anti-government in HK…

Asian victims targeted in five SF robberies

Asian victims targeted in five SF robberies…

Three world leaders pose for selfie at Mandela service

President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron leaned in to pose for a selfie with Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt…

Jesse Owens Olympic gold medal sells for $1.4M

An Olympic gold medal won by Jesse Owens at the 1936 Berlin Games has sold for a record $1.4 million in an online auction…

Winter weather on East Coast causing cancellations at Bay Area airports

Winter weather on the East Coast is causing flight cancellations at Bay Area airports today…

Black ice reported on Hwy 280 near crash

Black ice was reported on a portion of Interstate Highway 280 near the scene of a crash in Hillsborough this morning…

Bay Area freezing warning extends to Friday

Bay area freezing warning extends till Friday morning…

Auditor: BART police make progress on reforms

An auditor says the San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit’s police department has made significant progress in meeting reforms proposed after the 2009 fatal shooting…

Average US rate on 30-year loan rises to 4.46 pct.

Average U.S. rates for fixed mortgages rose sharply this week, making home-buying slightly less affordable..

AT&T reduces fees for people who bring own devices

AT&T is reducing monthly fees for people who pay for their own devices…

Chinese teacher flees to HK after accusation

Chinese teacher fled to HK after accused of sexual abuse…

Bay Area braces for freezing temps

Bay area braces for freezing temperature…

Baby rattles recalled due to choking hazard

Manhattan Group Recalls Baby Rattles Due to Choking Hazard…

Autopsy reveals actor died from car crash impact, fire

An autopsy shows “Fast & Furious” star Paul Walker was killed in a car crash by the combined effects of the impact and subsequent fire…

County endorses memorial park for teen shot by deputy

Officials in a San Francisco Bay Area county where a sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a 13-year-old boy have voted to add lapel cameras to deputies’ uniforms…

9 taken to hospital after California train problem

Authorities say at least nine people were taken to the hospital following a brake problem that stranded hundreds of passengers onboard a San Francisco Bay Area Rapid Transit train…

Gilbert Wong elected Cupertino Mayor

Gilbert Wong elected to be Cupertino mayor…

Judge declares Detroit eligible for bankruptcy

A federal judge ruled Tuesday that Detroit can use bankruptcy to cut employee pensions and relieve itself of other crushing debts, handing a defeat to the city’s unions and retirees and shifting the case into a delicate new phase…

Bart unions announce lawsuit in ongoing labor dispute

BART’s two largest labor unions announced this morning that they are filing a lawsuit against the transit agency over a disputed clause in the contract agreement the two sides reached in October…

Asian nations dominate academic tests

Teens from Asian nations dominated a global exam given to 15-year-olds, while U.S. students showed little improvement and failed to reach the top 20 in math, science or reading…

Truck crashes into Cupertino house, no injuries reported

A truck crashed into a house on Foothill Boulevard in Cupertino this morning, but no injuries were reported…

Officials: Walker crash not part of street race

law enforcement officials do not believe the Porsche Paul Walker and a friend were riding in had been racing another car…

All day shopping frenzy on Thanksgiving?

Black Friday shopping, the annual rite of passage on the day after Thanksgiving, continues to creep further into the holiday as more stores open their doors a day early…