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…

Pesticide residue found in many Chinese herbs

According to the newest report by the environmental group Greenpeace, up to 70% to herbs sold in China and Hong Kong were tested positive for pesticide residue…

Xi vows bigger strides in space exploration

China’s President Xi Jinping on Monday spoke by satellite video phone link to three Chinese astronauts…

CA rain forecast is modified

Forecasters are backing off predictions of record-setting rare June rains across the San Francisco and Sacramento regions…

HK chief executive’s decision to let Snowden leave

There was no legal basis not to let Edward Snowden, the territory’s Chief Executive said on Monday…

Murder charges on Hollywood’s Walk of Fame

Los Angeles prosecutors say they’ve charged three panhandlers in the fatal stabbing of a young woman who refused to give them $1…

Hundreds of trees destroyed in Golden Gate Park

Hundreds of trees have been destroyed in San Francisco’s Golden Gate Park in the past nine months…

FAA easing up on using electronic devices

The government is moving toward easing restrictions on airline passengers using electronic devices during takeoffs and landings…

Child born deaf hears for the first time (Video)

A child born completely deaf is getting a chance to hear the sound of a bird singing for the very first time…

Starbucks hiking prices

The Seattle-based coffee company says it’s raising prices on average by 1 percent nationally starting Tuesday…

Calif. unemployment rate falls below 9 percent

California’s unemployment rate fell to 8.6 percent in May, marking the first time in nearly five years the jobless number has dipped below 9 percent…

Guangzhou crackdown on corrupt officials

62 officials in Baiyun district in Guangzhou, China have been punished for violation of corruption law…

Man pleads guilty to smuggling fish bladders

A California man has pleaded guilty to smuggling endangered fish bladders into the United States from Mexico to later sell to Asia…

Chinatown grocery store endangered historical landmark

Chinatown grocery store among most endangered historical landmarks…

Milpitas: Driver crashes into Starbucks

A driver crashed a car into a Starbucks coffee shop just off of Interstate Highway 680 in Milpitas Friday morning…

Indonesia sends planes to fight haze-causing fires

Air pollution in Singapore soared to record heights for a third consecutive day, as Indonesia dispatched planes…

Senate immigration bill boosted by border deal

Immigration legislation offering the prize of U.S. citizenship to millions is gaining ground in the Senate…

US downgrades China, Russia over human trafficking

The U.S. has accused China and Russia of failing to meet minimum standards in fighting human trafficking…

Oakland: police chief says new district system will help reduce crime

Oakland Interim Police Chief Sean Whent said today that his department’s new neighborhood policing plan is aimed at being more efficient…

16-year-old dies following San Jose shooting

A teen boy found shot in San Jose Wednesday evening died at a hospital Wednesday…

Photo Gallery: Miami Heat retain NBA championship

LeBron James will always remember his first NBA championship. History will remember this one…