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Obama: My First Political Act Was Inspired by Mandela

December 6, 2013 11:34 am

The President spoke of how Nelson Mandela's story changed the course of his life, politically and personally. Nelson passed away at the age of 95 on Thursday.

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Who in America Earns Minimum Wage?

December 6, 2013 11:34 am

President Barack Obama is calling for an increase in the federal minimum wage. But who really earns the minimum? Since the 1980's, have their ranks grown in size? Is San Francisco the best place to be earning minimum wage? WSJ's Jason Bellini has #TheShortAnswer. Image: Getty

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SF hit-and-run victim dies of his injuries

December 6, 2013 11:25 am

A pedestrian critically injured in a hit-and-run on Valencia Street in San Francisco early Thursday morning died later that day, according to the medical examiner’s office. The victim, identified as 30-year-old Kurt Dalen, died at San Francisco General Hospital after the 2:45 a.m. collision. Dalen, a San Francisco resident, was struck by a car as […]

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Judge´s Medicare Advantage Order Could Have National Impact

December 6, 2013 11:17 am

In a decision that could have national implications, a Connecticut federal judge blocked UnitedHealthcare late Thursday from dropping an estimated 2,200 physicians from its Medicare Advantage plan in that state. The preliminary injunction issued by U.S. District Court Judge Stefan Underhill comes less than 48 hours before a deadline at midnight tomorrow for seniors to […]

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Elderly California Gull set for release back into wild

December 6, 2013 11:05 am

A 28-year-old California Gull considered one of the oldest in North America was set to be released back into the wild Friday after several months of intense rehabilitation, wildlife officials said. Ashley Kinney, animal care supervisor at the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, said the bird was found lying on the ground by a Santa […]

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Elderly California Gull Set for Release into wild

December 6, 2013 11:05 am

A 28-year-old California Gull considered one of the oldest in North America was set to be released back into the wild Friday after several months of intense rehabilitation, wildlife officials said. Ashley Kinney, animal care supervisor at the Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley, said the bird was found lying on the ground by a Santa […]

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2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4X4 in the Snow (Part 2)

December 6, 2013 11:01 am

Watch the all new 2014 Mercedes-Benz Sprinter 4X4 go frolic in the snow.

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Honda Makes First Smartphone Case with Emergency Airbag

December 6, 2013 11:00 am

Honda creates the world's first smartphone case equipped with airbags. It's a bit oversized and impractical, but see why it's not yet available to the public! Andrew Dymburt has more.

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Apple Shows 74 Percent Of Devices Now Run IOS 7

December 6, 2013 10:55 am

Despite some complaints about Apple's iOS 7 redesign, with its flat graphics and zooming animations , it appears the lion's share of users have now adopted the operating system. Apple published an updated chart on its developer Web site for the iOS App Store, which shows that iOS 7 is now on 74 percent of […]

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Child Porn Payback

December 6, 2013 10:55 am

Courts have awarded victims of child pornography millions of dollars in damages, but getting that money from offenders can create even more trauma. What's the best way to make victims as whole as possible without constantly reopening old wounds?

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