Nobel goes to Richard Thaler, who made economics human again

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Richard Thaler of the University of Chicago on Monday won the 2017 Nobel prize in economics for documenting…

Wine country wildfires torch California homes

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Firefighters battled about 10 expanding wind-whipped fires across Northern California’s wine country early Monday…

Nate marches across US East Coast, dumping heavy rains

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Nate slogged its way across the U.S. East Coast on Monday, dumping heavy rains and bringing gusty winds to inland states…

Trump lists demands on immigration in exchange for DACA

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President Donald Trump has told congressional leaders that his hard-line immigration priorities must be enacted…

AG directive protects religious objectors to LGBT rights

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In an order that undercuts protections for LGBT people, Attorney General Jeff Sessions issued a sweeping directive…

SF: City adds new items to blue bin recycling program

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San Francisco residents can now throw more items into the blue recycling bins under changes…

Nobel Peace Prize awarded to anti-nuclear campaign group

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The Nobel Peace Prize was awarded Friday to the International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons…

Spain’s top court halts Catalan secession parliament meeting

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Spain’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ordered Catalonia’s parliament to suspend a planned session…

12 Chinese missing after fishing boat, tanker collide

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Twelve Chinese people were missing after their fishing boat collided Thursday with an oil tanker in waters near Japan…

SFPUC warning customers about phone scam

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San Francisco Public Utilities Commission officials are warning customers about a recent telephone scam involving water bills…

British novelist Ishiguro wins Nobel Literature Prize

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Kazuo Ishiguro, the Japanese-born British novelist best known for "The Remains of the Day" and other works about…

Clues few and elusive for motive of Las Vegas gunman

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Those seeking to know the motive of Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock have had little more to chase than hints and shadows…

Tillerson denies he weighed resigning

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Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declared he never considered resigning as President Donald Trump’s top diplomat…

Suspect in scholar’s disappearance charged with kidnapping

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A federal grand jury on Tuesday returned a superseding indictment against a man accused in the abduction…

Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returns to US for questioning

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The Las Vegas gunman’s girlfriend returned to the U.S. overnight after a weekslong trip abroad and was met by investigators…

Las Vegas police release officer bodycam video

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Police body camera footage and images from inside a hotel suite detail moments of the Las Vegas massacre…

Temperatures to rise this week, peaking Wed or Thurs

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Temperatures in the San Francisco and Monterey bay areas will gradually warm this week, peaking Wednesday or Thursday…

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Donation information to help Harvey victim…

Melania Trump thanks Chelsea Clinton for defending son

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First Lady Melania Trump thanks former first daughter Chelsea Clinton for defending 11-year-old Barron Trump…

Test begins for China first home made carrier

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China has begun testing its first home made carrier 001A…

Xi says China will never permit loss of ‘any piece’ of land

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Chinese President Xi Jinping issued a tough line on national sovereignty Tuesday amid multiple territorial disputes with his country’s neighbors…

More home sellers set low asking price to attract buyers

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Bay Area home sellers are setting asking price low to attract buyers and high offers…

China builds biggest floating solar farm

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China is creating the world’s biggest floating solar farm in the coal-rich province of Anhui….

Chinese insurance regulator under graft investigation

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China’s chief insurance regulator is under investigation by its anti-corruption agency, expanding a marathon anti-graft crackdown…