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Obamacare Registration Rises in November and More News

December 11, 2013 1:33 pm

What's News: Obamacare sign-ups rise sharply in November. Bipartisan budget deal averts January shutdown. Deaf community outraged over sign interpreter at Mandela's memorial. Pope Francis named "Time" magazine's person of the year. Joanne Po reports. Photo: AP

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Time Names Pope Francis Its 2013 ´Person of the Year´

December 11, 2013 1:33 pm

Pope Francis beat out NSA leaker Edward Snowden, U.S. gay rights activist Edith Windsor, U.S. Senator Ted Cruz and Syrian President Bashar al-Assad for Time Magazine's 'Person of the Year' in 2013.

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Elevator company cited in 49ers stadium death

December 11, 2013 1:32 pm

California safety officials have issued more than $50,000 in fines against an elevator company whose employee was killed while working at the San Francisco 49ers’ new stadium in Santa Clara. Sixty-three-year-old mechanic Don White was killed June 11 by an elevator counterweight. The state’s Division of Occupational Safety and Health cited Schindler Elevator Corp. on […]

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ASIANA HEARING: New crash video released by NTSB

December 11, 2013 1:23 pm

New crash video released by NTSB

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Text saves woman from being sold into sex slavery and prostitution

December 11, 2013 1:15 pm

The woman was kidnapped and tossed into a car, but was able to keep her cell phone. When the man who was driving wasn’t looking she sent the text to a human trafficking hotline where it was forwarded to police. With a description of the car she was in and the road and direction they were going cops […]

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Prosecutors will not charge George Zimmerman in domestic violence case

December 11, 2013 1:14 pm

State Attorney Phil Archer said Wednesday the state will not file charges against George Zimmerman, who was arrested on charges of aggravated assault, battery-domestic violence and criminal mischief following an incident at his girlfriend’s house in Seminole County last month. Zimmerman was arrested Nov. 18 after his girlfriend, Samantha Scheibe, called 911 and said he […]

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Raw: Polar Bear Twins Born at Munich Zoo

December 11, 2013 1:11 pm

Keepers at Munich Zoo gave the media a unique look at the birth of twin polar bears. (Dec. 11)

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Interpreter at Mandela Event Called a ´Fake´

December 11, 2013 1:11 pm

Advocates for the deaf say the sign-language interpreter who spent hours on stage at Nelson Mandela's memorial service was a faker who was just waving his arms around meaninglessly. South African officials say they're investigating. (Dec. 1…

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Hundreds gather at SF Mandela memorial

December 11, 2013 12:47 pm

A day after world leaders gathered in South Africa to honor the life of former South African president and anti-apartheid hero Nelson Mandela, San Francisco held its own memorial for him Wednesday morning. A portrait of Mandela hung at the top of the steps inside San Francisco City Hall, where hundreds of people gathered to […]

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Suspects shoot at woman after she interrupts burglary

December 11, 2013 12:44 pm

Police were looking for two residential burglary suspects who shot at a resident’s car when she arrived home and interrupted the crime on Tuesday, a police sergeant said. The 43-year-old woman arrived at her home in the 3400 block of Baldwin Way in the Fountaingrove area of Santa Rosa around 9 a.m., Sgt. Dave Linscomb […]

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