Obama holds firm to tax hike on rich

President Barack Obama said Friday he won’t accept any approach to federal deficit reduction that doesn’t ask the wealthy to pay more in taxes…

Nor’easter sweeps East Coast

The nor’easter that stymied recovery efforts after Superstorm Sandy pulled away from New York and New Jersey…

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Gas rationing begins in NY as power outages abate

A gasoline rationing plan that lets motorists fill up every other day went into effect in New York on Friday morning, as utility crews made some progress erasing outages…

Donors for disaster relief should beware of scams

The Santa Clara County District Attorney’s Office is warning people to beware of con artists soliciting donations to help aid the victims of Superstorm Sandy…

Republicans asks “where do we go from here?”

Having lost the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections, Republicans plunged Wednesday into an intense period of self-examination, blame-setting and testy debate…

Republicans, Democrats face fiscal cliff

After Tuesday’s election, both Democrats and Republicans will be tested by the immediate need for moderation if they are to avoid the feared “fiscal cliff”…

Obama to visit Myanmar later this month

President Barack Obama will make a groundbreaking visit later this month to Myanmar, an official said Thursday…

With win, Calif governor takes next step in pledge

California Gov. Jerry Brown took a big step toward delivering on a campaign promise he made two years ago to fix the state’s perpetual budget deficits…

A list of Bay Area Chinese candidates who won

A list of Bay Area Chinese candidates who won the election…

Voters approve most local tax, bond measures

California voters didn’t just pass Gov. Jerry Brown’s statewide tax initiative on Election Day. They also embraced local levies at an overwhelming rate…