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Obama Defends Interim Iran Deal, Seeks to Assure Israel

December 7, 2013 5:03 pm

U.S. President Barack Obama said Saturday that the international community should allow Iran a "dignified" path to resolve the ongoing dispute over its nuclear program.

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County expands shelter hours after 5 possibly die from cold

December 7, 2013 4:54 pm

Santa Clara County’s homeless program placed 375 additional beds in three shelters and expanded operating hours in response to the deaths of four homeless people attributed to cold weather since Nov. 28, according to a program spokeswoman. Jenny Niklaus, spokeswoman for EHC Lifebuilders, a non-profit that coordinates the county’s homeless programs, said that the extra […]

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Pearl Harbor ceremony marks bombing anniversary

December 7, 2013 4:49 pm

About 50 survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor paused Saturday at the site to honor those killed and remember the moment that plunged the United States into World War II. Alvis Taylor, 90, was serving as an Army medic when the attack began. His superiors, who were doctors, rushed to hospitals to care […]

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State’s health exchange shares data without consent

December 7, 2013 4:01 pm

The California health exchange is giving the names of tens of thousands of consumers to insurance agents without their knowledge. The Los Angeles Times reported Saturday that the state provided names, addresses, phone numbers and email addresses to insurance agents. Those consumers had researched coverage online but didn’t complete an application and didn’t ask to […]

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Homeless man found dead, possibly due to exposure

December 7, 2013 3:12 pm

A homeless man was found dead in Dublin on Friday, possibly due to exposure to the bitter cold weather impacting the Bay Area. The man was found and pronounced dead in Dublin around 12:40 p.m. on Friday, an Alameda County coroner’s deputy said. The bureau has yet to determine the unidentified man’s cause of death, […]

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Women Protesters Freed in Egypt

December 7, 2013 3:01 pm

Fourteen women jailed in Egypt over a protest in support of ousted President Mohammed Morsi have been freed after an appeal court ruling.

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Judge orders shop to make cakes for gay weddings

December 7, 2013 2:58 pm

The ruling comes after the Masterpiece Cakeshop in Denver declined making a cake for the gay wedding celebration of Charlie Craig and David Mullins. The owner of the shop, Jack Phillips, said providing the cake would go against his religious beliefs. Judge Robert N. Spencer wrote in his ruling “the undisputed facts show that Respondents […]

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Man Creates Ultimate ´Man Cave´ in Honor of Late Father

December 7, 2013 2:57 pm

Barry Merwin has devoted a whole floor of his home to his favorite football team and says it is all in memory of his father.

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AP Top Stories Dec. 7 P

December 7, 2013 2:55 pm

Here's the latest news for Saturday, December 7th: U.S. detainee in North Korea returns home; Obama touts nuclear deal with Iran; Icy conditions spreading from Texas to East Coast; South Africa continues to mourn Nelson Mandela.

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Court records show MLB denying A´s San Jose move

December 7, 2013 2:25 pm

Major League Baseball commissioner Bud Selig formally informed the Oakland A’s this summer that the team’s bid to move San Jose had been denied. The San Jose Mercury News reported Saturday a Selig letter to the team surfaced in a federal court filing Friday night. MLB disclosed the existence of the letter as part of […]

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