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U.S. Marks 25th Anniversary of Lockerbie Bombing

December 21, 2013 6:35 pm

In a solemn ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery, Americans mark the 25th anniversary of the downing of Pan Am flight 103. The service comes as the US, Britain and Libya have pledged their full support to bring those behind the bombing to justice. 270 people were killed in the attack. U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder […]

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BERKELEY: Volunteers offer help figuring out Obamacare

December 21, 2013 6:23 pm

With an important enrollment deadline just days away, volunteers around the Bay Area spent Saturday helping people sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act.

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Affordable Care Act sign-up deadline rapidly approaching

December 21, 2013 6:13 pm

With an important enrollment deadline just days away, volunteers around the Bay Area spent Saturday helping people sign up for health coverage under the Affordable Care Act. Anyone who wants health insurance beginning on January 1st, 2014, must enroll by this Monday December 23rd. To help with the cause, on Saturday a group of Cal […]

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Hospital: Teen who was shot at Colorado school dies

December 21, 2013 5:44 pm

A suburban Denver high school student who was shot in the head by a classmate died Saturday afternoon, hospital officials said in a statement. Claire Davis, 17, was in critical condition after being shot at point-blank range at Arapahoe High School on Dec. 13. Friends and well-wishers had posted prayers online and raised money to […]

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Open letter from mother of Jahi McMath

December 21, 2013 5:22 pm

The below document is an open letter written by Nailah Winkfield — the mother of Oakland teen Jahi McMath, the girl who remains on life support at Children’s Hospital Oakland after she suffered complications following routine tonsil surgery. An Open Letter From A Mother To The World Nailah Winkfield. I am a mother. She is […]

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KTVU ARCHIVE: Loma Prieta brings 1989 World Series to dramatic halt

December 21, 2013 5:07 pm

Loma Prieta quake brings 1989 World Series to dramatic halt.

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´Tis the Season to Feed the Animals, in Chile

December 21, 2013 4:33 pm

Chilean zoo animals have been more nice than naughty this year. And they are getting their just deserts. Zookeepers, filling Santa's shoes, reward them with early Christmas gifts. Nevermind toy cars or planes, the way to these animals hearts is through their stomachs. Buin Zoo Director Ignacio Idalsoaga explains the Christmas festivity.

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Chase Limits Debit Cards Used at Target Stores

December 21, 2013 4:33 pm

Some 2 million JP Morgan Chase debit card customers will have tighter daily limits placed on their purchases. The bank told customers who used its debit cards at Target stores recently it's limiting cash withdrawals to just $100 a day and limiting daily purchases to $300. It's happening just when customers are gearing up for […]

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Khodorkovsky Has Emotional Reunion with Parents

December 21, 2013 4:33 pm

Former oil tycoon Mikhail Khodorkovsky was reunited with family members in Berlin on Saturday, a day after he was released from a decade-long jail term during which he became one of Russian President Vladimir Putin's most prominent critics. Khodorkovsky, 50, was released from a remote prison near the Arctic Circle on Friday after Putin pardoned […]

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World´s Top Robots Battle It Out in International Competition

December 21, 2013 3:32 pm

Robots battle it out in Miami in a fierce two-day "robot olympics" of sorts. Top robot makers from around the world are showcasing their advanced humanoids in what is known as the DARPA Robotics Challenge. A total of seventeen teams from the United States, China, Japan and Korea are participating in the two-day trials. They're […]

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