A confident and upbeat Putin goes on Mideast ‘victory’ tour

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Russian President Vladimir Putin declared "victory" in Syria during a surprise visit Monday to a military base there…

Beijing street protest against migrant evictions

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There were numerous protests in Beijing on Sunday against the widespread evictions in the city…

China, Russia conduct joint anti-missile drill

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(中文) 中國及俄羅斯軍方週一起,一連6日在北京舉行聯合反導電腦演習,透過虛擬空間模擬真實威脅,應對兩國受到的突發、挑釁性導彈攻擊…[;en]China and Russia is conducting an anti-missile drill to prevent future missile attack…

USPS carriers will deliver as early as 5 a.m. during holiday season

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Letter carriers for the U.S. Postal Service will be delivering packages and letters as early as 5 a.m. in some parts of the Bay Area…

Snow wreaks havoc on travelers in Britain, schools closed

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Snow and wintry weather are still wreaking havoc on travelers in Britain, with flights cancelled, roads sheathed in ice and rail travel disrupted Monday…

Man sets off pipe bomb in NYC subway inspired by IS

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The suspect, who was identified as 27-year-old Akayed Ullah, was being treated at a hospital for…

Pipe bomb strapped to man explodes in NYC subway, injuring 4

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A man with a pipe bomb strapped to him set off the crude device in the subway near Times Square on Monday…

Sunnyvale: Woman found dead in water was Google employee

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A woman whose body was found in the water along the San Francisco Bay Trail in Sunnyvale Thursday…

3 died after plane crashes into Florida lake

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Authorities say three men died onboard a small plane that crashed into a lake in central Florida…

Guard wounded in stabbing at Jerusalem bus station

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Israeli police say a security guard has been seriously wounded in stabbing at Jerusalem’s central bus station…

4 seriously hurt as bus carrying 29 flips in San Francisco

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Authorities say four people were seriously hurt when a charter bus carrying 29 people flipped on its side on a San Francisco freeway…

Oakland city workers strike continues on Monday

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Negotiators for the city of Oakland and the striking unions have agreed to try to settle the strike in mediation starting Monday…

Oakland woman killed in hit-and-run

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A woman was killed in a hit-and-run collision early Sunday morning in downtown Oakland, a police lieutenant said…

China gas shortage creates heating crisis

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The gas shortage in China is creating a heating problem as winter weather

Trump signs 2-week spending bill to avoid shutdown

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President Donald Trump on Friday signed a spending bill to avoid a government shutdown…

South Texas gets rare snowfall

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Frigid temperatures behind a cold front combined with moisture off the Gulf of Mexico have yielded a rare snowfall…

UK, EU hail Brexit breakthrough despite unresolved questions

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Britain and the European Union hailed a breakthrough Friday that allows them to begin talks on their…

Angry worshippers lash out against Trump across Muslim world

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Large crowds of worshippers across the Muslim world staged anti-U.S. marches Friday…

Flames engulf San Diego area in newest wildfires

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The fire broke out Thursday amid dry, hot, windy conditions across the region that would be extreme…

Aging population brings fiscal problem to China

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The aging population in China is bringing fiscal problems to the government…

Insurance claims for Northern California wildfires reach $9B

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The wildfires that ravaged Northern California wine country two months ago have generated $9 billion…

Palestinians protest Trump move on Jerusalem

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Hundreds of Palestinian protesters clashed with Israeli troops across the West Bank on Thursday while demonstrators in Gaza…

Heavy volume of shipments causes delivery delays for UPS

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UPS says some package deliveries are being delayed because of an unexpected flood of orders from online shoppers…

GE cuts 12K power jobs as demand, renewables, skew market

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General Electric Co. will cut 12,000 jobs in its power division as alternative energy supplants demand for coal and other fossil fuels…

Putin announces 2018 re-election bid, ends long speculation

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Russian President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday he would seek re-election next year…

Millbrae: Sheriff’s deputies investigating bank robbery

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San Mateo County sheriff’s deputies are investigating a bank robbery Monday in Millbrae….

Analyst says tax cut in other countries may bring investment money out of China

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An analyst said tax cut in other countries may bring investment money out of China…

Man held in terror plot to kill British prime minister

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A man has been ordered held Wednesday after being accused in a plot to assassinate Prime Minister Theresa May…

New blaze erupts in tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles

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A dangerous new wildfire erupted in the tony Bel Air area of Los Angeles early Wednesday…

SF passes surge pricing on parking meters

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SFMTA has passed a proposal that will bring surge pricing to all parking meters in San Francisco in 2018…