October economic report

U.S. employers added 171,000 jobs in October and hiring was stronger over the previous two months…

Man fatally struck in Muni Metro tunnel

A male was fatally struck by a San Francisco Municipal Railway light-rail vehicle near the Montgomery Muni Metro station …

What is the Electoral College?

Each state is granted one presidential elector for every member of Congress: one for each member of the House of Representatives, where seats are allocated according to population…

Photo Gallery: NYC slowly recovering

New York City moved closer to resuming its frenetic pace by getting back its vital subways Thursday, three days after a superstorm…

Obama, Romney campaigning after storm

President Barack Obama returned to full-force campaigning Thursday, ending a three-day pause…

Chicago woman stabs son 100 times

A Chicago-area woman stabbed her 7-year-old son 100 times because she was angry with her husband and a 5-year-old girl about 50 times…

Governor’s tax initiative slips

California’s undecided voters will determine the fate of Gov. Jerry Brown’s tax initiative as the latest public opinion survey shows support slipping below the majority needed for passage…

Halloween shooting at USC

Los Angeles police say two men apprehended after a Halloween shooting on the University of Southern California campus are still being interviewed…

Sandy’s economic damage could reach $50B

The total economic damage from Superstorm Sandy could run as high as $50 billion, according to new estimates from the forecasting firm Eqecat…

Giants parade crowds at least as big as 2010

Bay Area transit officials are reporting that crowds headed to the San Francisco Giants’ World Series victory parade are at least as big as…