Photo Gallery: SF celebrates gay marriage rulings

聯邦最高法院週三就同性婚姻作出歷史性的裁決,為同性戀者爭取權益踏出一大步,當晚有數千人湧到舊金山…A crowd surged from hundreds to several thousand in the city’s Castro neighborhood to celebrate…

Shark bites kayak off coast of Pacifica Beach

A man in a kayak fishing off the coast said a shark bit his boat before swimming away…

US ambassador to China makes rare trip to Tibet

the Chinese government has relocated more than 2 million Tibetans or placed them in government-built homes…

Breaking ground on Hunter’s Point project

San Francisco city officials broke ground today on a massive, decades-long redevelopment project in the city’s Hunters Point neighborhood…

Oakland: county school board upholds decision to close charter school

The county board voted 5-1 Tuesday night to deny the appeal by the American Indian Model Schools…

Kevin Rudd sworn in as Australian prime minister

Kevin Rudd was sworn in as Australian prime minister on Thursday three years and three days…

Oakland: Man shot in Coliseum BART station

A man was shot in the parking lot of BART’s Coliseum station in Oakland Wednesday morning…

Victim’s family offers reward for suspects’ capture

The family of a 22-year-old shot by two suspects after a traffic accident said they are offering a $35,000 reward for information…

Impact of possible BART strike

The commission will be sending letters to employers in the region encouraging them to work with employees…

Foes of gay marriage criticize today’s high court rulings, while others celebrate

Although supporters of gay marriage are celebrating two rulings today from the Supreme Court…

Deadly unrest in minority region of West China

Assailants attacked police and other people with knives and set fire to police cars in China’s restive far-western Xinjiang region on Wednesday in violence that killed 27 people…

Residential high rise planned for downtown San Jose

The building, called One South Market at the southwest corner of Market and Santa Clara streets in downtown San Jose…

Chinese space capsule returns

A Chinese space capsule with three astronauts landed safely Wednesday on the country’s northern grasslands…

Chinese local governments face fiscal challenge

Local governments in China are considering raising taxes and cutting budget to tackle fiscal problems…

BART workers may strike

SEIU Local 1021 and ATU Local 1555 announced today that the membership of both unions voted to authorize their bargaining teams to call a strike if necessary…

Senate passage of immigration bill on track

A final vote in the Senate on Thursday or Friday would send the issue to the House of Representatives…

Prop 8 ‘Decision Day’ rallies planned throughout bay area

With the U.S. Supreme Court expected to release its Proposition 8 and Defense of Marriage Act rulings on Wednesday, rallies are planned all over the Bay Area in support of same-sex marriage rights…

The tallest man in China

The tallest man in China is in great illness and is living on RMB100 subsidy each month with his father…

San Jose: Teen wounded in gang-related crime

Several male teens assaulted another male teen Sunday in a suspected gang-related robbery attempt in East San Jose…

Internet is new anti-corruption tool in China

The media websites in the internet has become an effective tool in eradicating corruption in China…

Supreme Court has range of options on gay marriage

Sometime in the next week or so, the U.S. Supreme Court will announce the outcomes in cases on California’s Proposition 8 ban on same-sex marriage and the federal Defense of Marriage Act.

SFO: Wet weather causing more flight delays

Low clouds and drizzle this morning have caused flights to be delayed by up to an hour at San Francisco International Airport…

Chinese businessman proposes building a canal in Nicaragua

The Chinese businessman behind plans to build a waterway across Nicaragua to rival the Panama Canal…

SF: Elderly woman robbed at Powell Street Muni station

An elderly woman was hospitalized after having her suitcase stolen at San Francisco Municipal Railway’s Powell Street station…

Man fatally shot in S.F. Bernal Heights

A man in his 20s was fatally shot in San Francisco’s Bernal Heights neighborhood early this morning…

Children at home during Bayview robbery

Two children were inside a residence during a home invasion robbery and shooting in San Francisco’s Bayview district this morning..

SF. Bayview attack and robbery over beer

A man was attacked and robbed after he refused to share his beer in San Francisco’s Excelsior neighborhood…

Infographic: Older, unmarried women

Infographgic: leftover women

Court allows affirmative action in college admissions

For now, affirmative action in college admissions can still survive the scrutiny of the Supreme Court…

Bay Area bike share to begin in August

The $7 million program is set to start in August with about 700 seven-speed, unisex bikes made by Montreal-based…