Hong Kong couple sues over sons’ Harvard rejection

A couple from Hong Kong has sued a U.S.-based college admissions consultant for failing to get their two sons into an Ivy League university as he had allegedly promised…

US Protestants lose majority status

For the first time in its history, the United States does not have a Protestant majority, according to a new study. One reason: The number of Americans with no religious affiliation is on the rise…

Live roach-eating contest winner dies

The winner of a roach-eating contest in South Florida died shortly after downing dozens of the live bugs as well as worms, authorities said Monday…

Political parties target new citizens

Political parties are seeking to squeeze every vote from a divided electorate are targeting America’s newest citizens…

San Jose to vote on minimum wage increase

Those for and against San Jose’s ballot Measure D, which would raise the city’s minimum wage to $10 an hour, held dueling press conferences Monday…

Proposition B – the Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond

Proposition B – the Clean and Safe Neighborhood Parks Bond – would provide seismic and safety improvements to recreation centers, pools and playgrounds…

Oregon man wins pumpkin weigh-off contest

Thad Starr, of Pleasant Hill, Oregon, took home the title by growing a pumpkin that weighed 1,775 pounds…

Steroid-related meningitis cases rise to 105

Health officials say the number of people sickened by a deadly meningitis outbreak has now reached 105 cases…

Obama arrives in Bay Area for fundraising visit

Obama will appear at a fundraiser at the InterContinental Hotel on Howard Street before heading to the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium for a dinner, rally and concert…

China rejects US charges on Huawei and Zhongxing

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Chinese Foreign Ministry on Monday urged the U.S. Congress to discard prejudice against Chinese firms……