Despite deal, taxes to rise for most Americans

While the tax package that Congress passed will protect 99 percent of Americans from an income tax increase, most of them will still end up paying more federal taxes in 2013…

New laws go into effect on New Year’s Day

Many new laws go into effect on New Year’s day including to increase california sales tax one quarter of one percent, and rise San Francisco’s minimum wage again to $10.55…

Congress sends Obama bill to avoid ‘fiscal cliff’

Legislation to block the “fiscal cliff” is headed to the White House for President Barack Obama’s signature…

Tips for social media users to protect privacy

How to protect your privacy using social media site…

Revelers in NYC’s Times Square welcome in 2013

Hundreds of thousands of revelers crowded into New York City’s Times Square to watch the crystal-covered ball make its annual descent…

Senate approves fiscal cliff deal

The Senate overwhelmingly approved a fiscal cliff deal early Tuesday…

Fiscal cliff and the economy

Fiscal cliff and the economy…

Doctors: Blood clot located in Clinton’s head

Doctors treating Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton for a blood clot say the clot formed in her head but they stress that they are confident she will make a full recovery…

NY Times reporter forced to leave China

A New York Times correspondent who has worked in China for more than a decade has been forced to leave the country because his visa wasn’t renewed…

9 killed in Oregon tour bus crash on I-84

Emergency officials say a tour bus that careened through a guardrail along an icy Oregon highway and several hundred feet down a steep embankment Sunday, killing nine people…