San Diego panda gets a name

In a ceremony Tuesday, the cub was dubbed Xiao Liwu (shee-ow lee-woo). That’s means Little Gift in English…

Most will feel pain from ‘fiscal cliff’

Middle income families would have to pay an average of about $2,000 more next year, the nonpartisan Tax Policy Center has calculated…

More Tahoe ski resorts opening this week

Four more Lake Tahoe-area ski resorts are set to open early due to several powerful storms combined with large-scale snowmaking operations…

Email scandal widens in probe of top US generals

The sex scandal that led to CIA Director David Petraeus’ resignation widened Tuesday, with the top U.S. commander in Afghanistan under investigation…

Microsoft releases IE 10 browser for Windows 7

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The latest version of Microsoft’s Web browser is now available to the vast audience using personal computers running on the Windows 7 operating system…

Daly City neighborhood flooded

Residents in a Daly City neighborhood are waking up to flooded streets and vehicles stuck in mud…

People ‘unliking’ Romney on Facebook

v共和黨總統候選人羅姆尼自從選舉敗北後,其Facebook粉絲也大量流失,在總統選舉結果公布後,不少社交媒體用戶立即「Unlike」羅姆尼,迄今已流失數萬粉絲…
Since losing the election, Mitt Romney has been losing Facebook fans by the thousands. Social media users began “unliking” Romney on his official Facebook page soon after the election results last week…

Facebook share could hit market Wednesday

Hundreds of millions of Facebook shares could hit the market Wednesday, when early employees and investors get a chance to sell about 800 million shares…

AAA: Thanksgiving travel should increase slightly

The number of Americans hitting the road this Thanksgiving is expected to increase slightly from a year ago. But they’ll take shorter trips to save on gas….

Elmo puppeteer accused of underage relationship

The puppeteer who performs as Elmo on “Sesame Street” is taking a leave of absence from the popular children’s show in the wake of allegations that he had a relationship with a 16-year-old boy…