Secret Santa pays $50k Walmart layaway


Secret Santa pays off $50K in Walmart layaway bills in Mechanicsburg, PA…

Russians flock to stores to pre-empt price increases


Russian consumers flocked to the stores Wednesday, frantically buying a range of big-ticket items to pre-empt the price rises…

Top theater chains cancel ‘The Interview’ showings


The top theater chains have dropped “The Interview” after hackers threatened terrorist attacks…

Three suspects charged with Grizzly Peak kidnappings


Three teenage suspects have been charged as adults for the armed robbery in the Berkeley hills…

Chinese tourist killed in Turkey balloon accident


A hot air balloon crashed in the popular tourist region of Cappadocia on Wednesday, killing a Chinese tourist…

Arson suspected in Mission car fires


Four vehicle fires in San Francisco’s Mission District and Dolores Heights within a two-hour span…

Hayward: woman who died in fatal crash identified


A 45-year-old woman who was killed in a solo car crash in the Hayward hills Tuesday afternoon has been identified as Michelle Roloff…

Obama re-establishes relations with Cuba


President Barack Obama announced the re-establishment of diplomatic relations and an easing of economic and travel restrictions on Cuba…

Taiwan officials find banned industrial dye in dried tofu


Taiwan authorities ordered a recall of dried bean curd after dimethyl yellow that is linked to cancer was found in them.

E-cigarette use by teens rising


More teens are trying out e-cigarettes than the real thing…