More Americans on food stamps

A tough economy is forcing more Americans to use food stamps to buy their Thanksgiving meal this year…

More airlines provide Wi-Fi on flights

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The last refuge from constant internet connectivity may be catching up…

Giants 2013 tickets go on sale Friday

The World Series champion San Francisco Giants single-game tickets for the 2013 season on sale this Friday…

Noisy toys can be dangerous

The 2012 Trouble in Toyland report done by U.S. Public Interest Research Group shows that toys which are too noisy, with small parts or with magnets are dangerous…

Twinkies going for $3,000 online?

Since Hostess announced it would stop making the sponge cake treats, their value has skyrocketed, or at least the value resellers have put on them…

Alameda transportation tax measure fails

Nearly two weeks after the November election, Measure B1 has missed the required two-thirds passage by several hundred votes…

Strike disrupts activity at Port of Oakland

Striking custodial and maintenance workers in California have disrupted activity at the Port of Oakland…

Hillary Clinton sleeps during Obama speech in Myanmar

There’s nothing more embarrassing than falling asleep on the job, especially if your boss is the president of the United States…

HP says acquired company lied about finances

Hewlett-Packard says a British company it bought for $10 billion last year lied about its finances…

FBI: 4 US men charged in alleged terror plot

Four Southern California men have been charged with plotting to kill Americans and destroy U.S. targets overseas by joining al-Qaida and the Taliban in Afghanistan…