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World Leaders Gather to Honor Mandela

December 10, 2013 1:25 pm

World leaders and joyous, singing South Africans gathered Tuesday to honor Nelson Mandela at a Soweto soccer stadium that was only two-thirds full, amid cold, driving rain. (Dec. 10)

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Saratoga shooting sends 2 deputies, suicidal man to hospital

December 10, 2013 1:21 pm

Two sheriff’s deputies were injured and a man described as suicidal was in critical condition Tuesday after being shot by a deputy that afternoon in Saratoga, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. The deputies were taken to a hospital with injuries that were not life-threatening, sheriff’s Sgt. Kurtis Stenderup said. Deputies received a […]

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Saratoga shooting sends deputy, suspect to hospital

December 10, 2013 1:21 pm

A deputy-involved shooting Tuesday afternoon in Saratoga sent both the deputy and the suspect to the hospital, according to the Santa Clara County Sheriff’s Office. According to a 12:44 p.m. tweet on the official sheriff’s office Twitter feed, the incident occurred near Saratoga and McFarland avenues. A deputy and the suspect were both transported to […]

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Famed Bodega Bay surfer dies fleeing fire

December 10, 2013 1:19 pm

The Sonoma County coroner’s office has identified a man who died after being found unconscious in his car near his burning home as well-known North Bay surfer Steven Wayne McAlpin. The 62-year-old McAlpin apparently escaped the fire and traveled a short distance down Coastal Avenue in Carmet before his car drove into a culvert, Bodega […]

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Oklahoma Lawmaker Files ´Merry Christmas´ Bill

December 10, 2013 1:11 pm

A lawmaker filed a bill to protect the phrase "Merry Christmas."

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Former San Diego Mayor Sentenced to Home Confinement

December 10, 2013 1:10 pm

Former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner was sentenced to 90 days of home confinement after he apologized to his victims and the city and promised to earn back his integrity.

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CAR Muslims Seek Sanctuary in School

December 10, 2013 1:10 pm

The entire Muslim community of a small town in the Central African Republic has relocated to a makeshift camp in the playground of a school to avoid Christian reprisal attacks.

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Cyrus Is MTV´s Artist of the Year, Sandler Most Overpaid

December 10, 2013 1:10 pm

Miley Cyrus has been named best artist of 2013 by MTV. The channel said the singer dominated the music charts and the headlines with the release of her album "Bangerz," her performances at awards shows and her hosting stint on the television sketch show "Saturday Night Live." She is the third artist to receive the […]

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The Hunger for Archery Grows

December 10, 2013 1:10 pm

The "Hunger Games" is sparking popularity in archery. The U.S. Olympic Training Center has seen an influx of archery participants, thanks to the box office success of the film franchise. Students of all ages are learning to aim and hit their marks at the center just south of San Diego, California. National teams manager Audrey […]

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13 plead guilty to attacking Paypal servers

December 10, 2013 1:02 pm

Thirteen people have pleaded guilty to helping briefly disable online payment service provider Paypal as part of a protest that authorities say was organized by the hacking group Anonymous. Ten of the defendants pleaded guilty Thursday to felony and misdemeanor charges of intentionally damaging a protected computer. If they stay out of legal trouble, the […]

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