First same-sex wedding at SF City Hall

Kris Perry and Sandra Stier, of Berkeley, received their marriage license shortly after same-sex weddings were cleared to resume…

Chinese firm accused of stealing US software

China’s largest wind turbine company and three people are accused of trade secrets from a U.S. software company…

Governors’ muses, mistresses prompt art debate

A Sacramento artist whose exhibit of mistresses and girlfriends of California governors was censored before…

Beagle-boxer-basset wins World’s Ugliest Dog

A huge-headed, duck-footed mix of beagle, boxer and basset hound was the upset winner…

Father of NSA leaker says he believes his son will return to US

The father of NSA leaker Edward Snowden acknowledged Friday that his son broke the law but doesn’t think he committed treason….

CA couple gets $11,000 water bill

It was like a bucket of cold water to the face when an elderly couple in california opened their water bill….

Senate passes immigration reform bill

The U.S. Senate passed legislation Thursday that offers the hope of citizenship to millions of immigrants living illegally…

Gov. Brown signs budget that reshapes K-12 spending

Gov. Jerry Brown signed a state spending plan for the coming fiscal year Thursday that makes budget-busting deficits…

Did US mistake in middle name help Snowden?

Still, when the U.S. asked the semi autonomous Chinese city for Snowden’s provisional arrest, its response was essentially this: Who exactly do you mean?

US man accused of killing puppy in dishwasher

Police in Tennessee say a puppy was killed when a man put it in a dishwasher and ran the machine…