SF: Backpacks banned at Bay to Breakers

The organizers of next month’s Bay to Breakers race in San Francisco have banned backpacks at the event…

US home prices rise by most in nearly 7 years

U.S. home prices rose in February compared with a year ago by the most in nearly seven years…

US investigates added caffeine in foods

Looking for a new way to get that jolt of caffeine energy? Food companies are betting snacks…

Small plane crashes after midair collision near LA

Officials say two small airplanes apparently collided in midair over Southern California mountains…

Virgin Galactic spaceship makes 1st powered flight

A spaceship bankrolled by British tycoon Sir Richard Branson made its first engine-powered flight…

Obama: Boston review designed to prevent attacks

President Barack Obama says a national security review following the Boston Marathon bombings will look at whether there is more the government can do to stop…

Three abalone divers killed in Sonoma County

A retired Pacifica firefighter and a San Francisco man died in separate incidents while diving for abalone

Ca lawmakers propose jury duty for non-citizens

Lawmakers in california are trying to decide whether a “jury of peers” has to mean US citizens…

Authorities: Student shoots self in Ohio classroom

A student at an Ohio Catholic high school is in critical condition after police say he pulled out a gun and shot himself…

One World Trade Center is rising

One World Trade Center already is New York’s tallest building…