Man jumps to his death at Hayward BART station

The Hayward BART station has reopened after a man died by jumping in front of a train there Tuesday afternoon…

US, Taliban to start talks on ending Afghan war

The Taliban and the U.S. said Tuesday they will hold talks on finding a political solution to ending nearly 12 years of war…

NSA director says surveillance foiled about 50 terror plots

The sweeping surveillance programmes had foiled some 50 terrorist plots worldwide, including one directed at the New York Stock Exchange…

13-year-old charged in ‘wrestling’death of 5-year old

A 13-year-old boy from a New Orleans suburb has been arrested after authorities say he told them he used TV wrestling moves on his 5-year-old half-sister…

Google asks US secret court to lift gag order

Google is asking the secretive Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court to lift its long-standing gag order on how often the company is asked…

SF: Elderly woman attacked while boarding Muni bus

An elderly woman was attacked while boarding a San Francisco Municipal Railway bus in the city’s Mission District…

Chinese ex-red guard apologizes for wrongdoing

A former red guard has issued a public apology for his wrongdoing during the cultural revolution…

Man robbed of cellphone in Bayview

Man robbed of cellphone in Bayview…

Obama: Difference between spying and hacking

President Barack Obama is drawing a distinction between China’s alleged intellectual property theft and what he calls “standard fare” spying

Eight injured in SF construction fire

Seven construction workers and one firefighter suffered minor injuries after a fire broke out at a building…

China launches carbon trade system

China launched a carbon trade scheme Tuesday in south China’s city of Shenzhen…

Colma BART station reopens after person killed by train

The Colma BART station has reopened following a death on the tracks there Tuesday morning…

US military putting women in most combat jobs

(中文) 陸軍特種部隊(Rangers)將在2015年中,接受女兵參與訓練,一年後,海軍的海豹特種部隊(SEALS)也將向女兵開放…

Chinese teaching science class in space

Chinese female astronaut Wang Yaping is scheduled to teach a science class this Thursday…

Snowden says he’s proud being labeled a traitor by Cheney

The man who leaked details about top-secret U.S. government surveillance programs is defending his actions…

San Jose fatal crash following beer theft

A car crash that killed one person in San Jose early this morning occurred shortly after the car’s two occupants allegedly stole beer…

Union City: 6-year-old killed in dog attack

A 6-year-old San Francisco Bay area boy has died after he was attacked by his family dog at home…

Arizona’s citizenship proof law illegal

The U.S. Supreme Court has blocked states from independently demanding proof of citizenship from people registering to vote…

SF Mayor honors muni driver

A San Francisco Municipal Railway bus driver was honored today by Mayor Ed Lee and other city officials for her quick thinking in driving a victim to the hospital…

Vallejo: Woman fatally shot, two victims injured

A woman was killed and two victims were injured in a shooting Monday evening in Vallejo…

SF: Taxi driver chokes, robs passenger after dispute over tip

A taxi driver choked and robbed a passenger in a dispute over a tip near San Francisco’s Buena Vista Park…

Morgan Hill: Half naked woman’s body found

A man was arrested Saturday in connection with the death of a woman whose partially nude body was found near the railroad tracks…

Are Chinese vintage wines what they claim to be?

Some of the vintage wines in China are not as vintage as they claimed to be…

Boy dies when delivery van overturns in Sacramento

A boy riding in a van that delivers newspapers to retail stores has been killed in an accident on a Sacramento freeway…

SF: Elderly woman has purse snatched in Mission District

A 90-year-old woman had her purse snatched outside her home in San Francisco’s Mission District on Friday morning…

Chinese activist says he’s being forced out by NYU

Chinese dissident Chen Guangcheng said New York University is forcing him and his family to leave because of pressure from the Chinese government…

Photo Gallery: Miss Connecticut wins Miss USA contest

A 25-year-old contestant from Connecticut has won the title of Miss USA in Las Vegas…

Fremont: Man with knife shot and killed by police

A 53-year-old man was shot and killed by police in Fremont Sunday morning, according to the police department…

Pacifica: Police release sketch of attempted abduction suspect

Pacifica police have released a sketch of a suspect who attempted to abduct a 10-year-old girl Sunday evening…

Hayward: Two children seriously injured in highway crash

A crash on HWY 880 in Hayward sent two kids to a hospital with life-threatening injuries…