US abortions fall 5 percent, biggest drop in a decade

Health officials say U.S. abortions fell 5 percent over a year, the largest decrease in at least a decade…

Thanksgiving weekend travelers pack roads, airports

With the Thanksgiving holiday weekend getting under way Wednesday, more travelers than last year are expected to take to the roads, rails and runways…

Are you ready for thanksgiving?

President Barack Obama, with daughters Sasha, center, and Malia, right, carries on the Thanksgiving tradition of saving a turkey…

More Americans on food stamps

A tough economy is forcing more Americans to use food stamps to buy their Thanksgiving meal this year…

More airlines provide Wi-Fi on flights

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The last refuge from constant internet connectivity may be catching up…

Giants 2013 tickets go on sale Friday

The World Series champion San Francisco Giants single-game tickets for the 2013 season on sale this Friday…

Noisy toys can be dangerous

The 2012 Trouble in Toyland report done by U.S. Public Interest Research Group shows that toys which are too noisy, with small parts or with magnets are dangerous…

Twinkies going for $3,000 online?

Since Hostess announced it would stop making the sponge cake treats, their value has skyrocketed, or at least the value resellers have put on them…

Alameda transportation tax measure fails

Nearly two weeks after the November election, Measure B1 has missed the required two-thirds passage by several hundred votes…

Strike disrupts activity at Port of Oakland

Striking custodial and maintenance workers in California have disrupted activity at the Port of Oakland…