Apple will appeal ruling in e-book antitrust case

Apple Inc. says it plans to appeal a New York judge’s ruling that found the company conspired with publishers to fix electronic book prices…

2Q PC shipments fell 11%

The PC industry is now experiencing the longest decline in its history, as shipments dropped for the fifth consecutive quarter…

Compromise takes shape on student loans

A deal that would lower interest rates on student loans appears to be taking shape in Congress…

Rate on 30-year mortgage hits 2-year high

The average U.S. rate on the 30-year fixed mortgage rose this week to 4.51 percent, a two-year high…

Asiana passenger calls begged for help

Passengers who called emergency services minutes after a Boeing 777 crashed at San Francisco International Airport said not enough help had arrived…

SF: Teen girl knocked unconscious, robbed in mall bathroom

A 15-year-old girl was knocked unconscious and had her cellphone stolen in a bathroom at the Westfield San Francisco Centre…

Asiana crash evacuation delayed by 90 seconds

As soon as Asiana Flight 214 came to a stop after a crash landing, the lead flight attendant asked pilots if she should begin evacuating passengers. The answer: No…

Oakland: 21-month-old girl abducted

Police are trying to locate a 21-month-old girl who was abducted from a parked car in East Oakland earlier Wednesday…

SF: Police arrest girls suspected of robbing woman on Muni

Two teenage girls were arrested over the weekend in connection with the robbery of a 68-year-old woman…

San Jose: Shelter officials respond to fatal stabbing

A man died after being stabbed at a homeless shelter in San Jose overnight…

US chemist convicted of fatally poisoning husband

A chemist accused of fatally poisoning her estranged husband with a toxic metal she got at work was convicted Tuesday of murder…

Chinese researcher pleads guilty in Wis. drug case

A Chinese researcher accused of stealing a possible cancer-fighting compound from a Wisconsin medical school has pleaded guilty to a reduced charge…

Pig virus migrates to US, threatens pork prices

Pork prices could rise in the next few months because of a virus that has migrated to the U.S., killing piglets in 15 states at an alarming rate in facilities where it has been reported…

SFO crash students survivors talk with parents online

A group of Chinese students who survived the plane crash at SFO on Saturday had a chance to talk with their parents back home through online chat…

China’s June trade falls in new sign the economy may be fading

Exports fell by 3.1 percent compared with a year earlier, and imports contracted by 0.7 percent…

Who is Deborah Hersman?

Who is Deborah Hersman?

60 missing in Canada rail disaster

Police say the number of missing in the fiery oil train derailment that demolished a large part of a Quebec town has risen to 60…

SF police investigate poisoned meatballs

San Francisco police are continuing to investigate a case involving numerous poisonous meatballs found on city streets recently…

Oakland judge may OK charter school to keep operating

A judge has indicated that he will grant a preliminary injunction that will allow a controversial Oakland charter school to keep operating while it appeals…

Korean seniority culture may play a factor in SFO crash

Respect for seniority is important in Korean culture. A young pilot may not dare to speak up to his superior even he notices something is going wrong…

Dancing street vendor becomes new Chinese sensation

A street vendor selling lamb skewers in Chongqing, China has gained his fame thanks to his unique dancing style…

Chinese buyers heat up US housing market

Buyers from China are the leading foreign investment in the US housing market, among them, 70% are all-cash buyers…

China’s June inflation rises to 2.7 percent

China’s inflation rose in June but was well below the government’s target in a sign of weak demand amid an economic slowdown…

Photo gallery:Fallen Arizona firefighters remembered

Photo gallery:Fallen Arizona firefighters remembered

Blood donations needed in wake of SFO plane crash

The Stanford Blood Center is calling for more blood donations following the deadly Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash…

Palo Alto: Man allegedly exposed himself while riding bicycle

A man was arrested after a couple witnessed him allegedly masturbating while riding a bicycle near a Palo Alto park…

Two men arrested at Antioch marijuana property

Police arrested two men and recovered an estimated $300,000 worth of marijuana from a grow operation…

Victims robbed and shot at in Oakland

Police are investigating an armed robbery that occurred Sunday night in Oakland…

Ohio kidnap victims thank public for support

Three women who police say were held captive in a Cleveland home for about a decade have issued a video in which they thanked the public for the encouragement and financial support that are allowing them to restart their lives…

Salvation Army provides translation services following Asiana Airlines crash

The Salvation Army is providing translation and family assistance operations following the crash of Asiana Airlines Flight 214 on Saturday…