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San Francisco prepares for Santacon

December 13, 2013 11:05 am

San Francisco residents were preparing Friday for the annual invasion of the Santa Clauses known as SantaCon, a meandering Kris Kringle convention some see an outpouring of holiday spirit, not to mention spirits. Organizers have scheduled the event to kick off at noon Saturday in San Francisco’s Union Square. This year’s event will include a […]

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Police Searching For Stolen Car With Woman´s Ashes Inside

December 13, 2013 11:04 am

An elderly man in California is asking for help after he says a woman stole his car with his wife’s ashes in the back seat at a Sacramento area car wash. KXTV reports Melvin Hayes was getting his car washed because he was getting ready to pick up a priest to take him to his wife’s funeral. […]

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Archie Griffin LIVE

December 13, 2013 11:01 am

Two-time Heisman Trophy winner Archie Griffin joins HuffPost Live to talk about Wendy's High School Heisman Award Program which rewards outstanding student-athletes from across the country. The two winners will be announced Dec. 13 in New York City.

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´Wheeler Dealers´: Crazy Lamborghini Purchase

December 13, 2013 11:01 am

Mike has put himself in a pickle with his latest deal.

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U.S. Is Eyeing Russia and China

December 13, 2013 11:01 am

While Congress, and most Americans, prefer to focus on domestic issues, recent actions by China and Russia have required U.S. attention. WSJ's Jerry Seib says while China is unlikely to rattle sabers with America, Russian leader Vladimir Putin could be eyeing the return of Soviet dominance.

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What Does the U.S. Budget Deal Portend?

December 13, 2013 11:00 am

A modest budget deal engineered by Republican Paul Ryan and Democrat Patty Murray has cut through Washington's partisan gridlock. WSJ's Damian Paletta says it could portend a greater working relationship between Democrats and Republicans.

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Volkswagen Shows Off Super-Fuel Efficient Hybrid XL1

December 13, 2013 11:00 am

Originally introduced as a concept car in 2009, the XL1 claims to get 261 miles per gallon.

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Twitter Reverses Block Function Brief

December 13, 2013 10:59 am

Twitter reverses change to block function, Amazon will take on the consumer packaged goods market with Pantry — launching in 2014, and Gmail images will automatically load through its secure servers.

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Sonoma Supervisor Carrillo pleads not guilty to peeking charge

December 13, 2013 10:56 am

Sonoma County Supervisor Efren Carrillo pleaded not guilty Friday to a misdemeanor charge of peeking in the door and window of a female neighbor’s house five months ago. Carrillo, 31, did not appear before Sonoma County Superior Court Judge Lawrence Antolini. His attorney Chris Andrian entered the plea on his behalf. Antolini scheduled Jan. 17 […]

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´Cell Buddy´ App May Circumvent Roaming Charges

December 13, 2013 10:56 am

An Israeli start-up is testing a new way to avoid steep roaming charges on mobile phones: a "Cell Buddy" app that can connect the international traveler's smartphone to virtually any mobile network. (Dec. 13)

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