Local

Potent storm to continue Bay Area’s drenching

The final wave in a series of three storms was to hit the Bay Area overnight Saturday and last through the weekend, bringing heavy rain, ...

Problems and delays with BART station after S.F. march

The transit agency recommended marchers walk over to the Montgomery BART station although the march down Market Street to the Ferry Building leaves participants closer ...

Huge crowds gather to demonstrate against Trump

If you think you can bully women back to the 1950s, think again, Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf told a cheering crowd of tens of thousands ...

Thousands protest in San Francisco and Oakland as President Trump sworn in

Bay Area residents of all ages, races and creeds turned out by the thousands on Friday to carry signs, shout slogans and link arms in ...

Redwood City police officer dies at station, on duty

Redwood City police officer dies at station, on duty A veteran police officer in Redwood City died Friday while on duty, from natural causes. Later, ...

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Technology

7 can't-miss apps: Color by Disney, 'Time Turner' and more

After an eventful weekend, you may need to take some time away from your news apps. Instead, check out some of our favorite apps from ...

Virtual reality offers spooky, realistic view of Trump in the Oval Office

A new virtual reality experience for the HTC Vive is dedicated to depicting the newly elected President Donald Trump. But it doesn’t deliver the post-inauguration ...

Twitter apologizes for mistakes around @POTUS account

There was a mistake made on Inauguration Day.  Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey apologized Saturday for accidentally making it so that Twitter users followed @POTUS and ...

Dad uses HTC Vive to give daughter immersive VR tour of her dollhouse

Because the technology is so new to mainstream users, the benefits of virtual reality are still being discovered. But we’re increasingly finding that VR can ...

Watch the Women's March on Washington streamed in 360 degrees on Facebook

The Women’s March on Washington is already proving to be a historic event, with the massive number of marchers from around the country far outpacing ...

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Money

In Speech to a the CIA, Trump Offers to Build Them a Room Without Columns: ‘Do You Understand That?’

At the end of Trump’s speech to a room filled with 400 employees of the CIA, Trump said, rather cryptically, that maybe he’d build them ...

How The New York Times Plays With History

Submitted by Robert Parry via The Strategic Culture Foundation, Whenever The New York Times or some other mainstream news outlet holds itself out as a ...

Raoul Pal Warns The Day Of Reckoning Looms For VIX Shorts: "Reminds Me Of Portfolio Insurance In 1987"

ubmitted by Patrick Ceresna via Macrovoices.com,   In a podcast interview on MacroVoices, Macro Guru Raoul Pal makes some comments on some of the biggest ...

The Geopolitics Of 2017 In 4 Maps

Submitted by George Friedman and Jacob Shapiro via MauldinEconomics.com, International relations and geopolitics are not synonymous… at least, not the way we understand them at ...

Chinese, Germans Bidding To Turn Abandoned Nuclear Wasteland Of Chernobyl Into Solar Farm

For 30 years the 1,000 square miles surrounding the Chernobyl nuclear power plant in Ukraine, Belarus and Russia have lay largely inhabited and remains one ...

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Living

'A Series Of Unfortunate Events' Is All About Olaf

Unlike the 2004 Jim Carrey film, the Netflix series nails the darkly whimsical tone of the children’s books on which it’s based; Neil Patrick Harris ...

In Honor Of The New 'Beaches,' Watch The Old 'Beaches'

Lifetime remakes a tearjerking classic, but while the leads are promising and the effort is genuine, you’re better off just sticking with the original. (Image ...

Sweating In A Sauna Might Help Keep Your Brain Healthy

Regular visits to the sauna can help lower the risk of developing dementia and Alzheimer’s disease as well as dying of heart ailments, a Finnish ...

The Women Who Are Running To Protest Trump Are Tapping Into History

In the wake of President Donald Trump’s electoral victory, Alison Désir, the founder of a community running organization in New York City called Harlem Run, turned her ...

Music of India

Produced by the Indian government-run Films Division in 1966, this vintage short explores the North Indian Hindustani and South Indian Carnatic styles of Indian classical music, which ...

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Sports

LeBron considering return to Team USA under 'great mastermind' Popovich

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio – LeBron James might make another run at Olympic gold with Gregg Popovich. James, who already has two gold medals, said that Popovich taking ...

Ex-Warrior rips Thunder for not defending Westbrook after Pachulia incident

Late in the first half of Wednesday night’s game against the Thunder, Warriors center Zaza Pachulia made hard contact with Russell Westbrook, sending the Oklahoma

Chargers plan to hire Bradley as defensive coordinator

Former Jacksonville Jaguars head coach Gus Bradley has agreed to become defensive coordinator of the Los Angeles Chargers, the club announced Saturday. The 49ers were ...

Waiting for Shanahan could be a good thing for 49ers

The 49ers were willing to be patient in securing their next head coach. Depending on the outcome of the Atlanta Falcons game Sunday against the ...

Colts fire GM Ryan Grigson after five seasons

After five seasons of making the bigs moves, Ryan Grigson will be looking for a new job after the Colts fired their GM on Saturday…

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Entertainment

Scarlett Johansson, Janelle Monáe, and More Stars Call for Action at the Women’s March on Washington

Saturday’s anti-Trump protest drew hundreds of thousands, including boldface names that took the stage on Independence Avenue.

Watch S.N.L.’s Shirtless Putin Roast President Donald Trump on His Fir

The Russian president mocks Trump’s low inauguration turnout.

Watch S.N.L. Host Aziz Ansari Deliver Scorching Anti-Racist Monologue

The comedian takes the opportunity to implore Donald Trump to act presidential.

'The Hero': Film Review | Sundance 2017

Sam Elliott stars as an aging actor confronting mortality — and romancing a younger woman played by Laura Prepon — in Brett Haley’s ‘The Hero,’ ...

Critic's Notebook: The Women's March on Washington Makes History, Except on Fox News

The massive anti-Donald Trump demonstrations around the world may well be the start of a new political revolution, though you’d never know it if you ...

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The Mix

25 Fan Theories About Popular Franchises To Break Your Brain

By CRACKED Readers  Published: January 21st, 2017 

How A One-Legged Civil War Playboy Invented Insanity

By Winslow Gee  Published: January 21st, 2017 

If Toothpaste Ads Were Honest

By Cody Johnston  Published: January 20th, 2017 

4 Annual Things We All Forget To Prepare For Every Year

By Ian Fortey  Published: January 20th, 2017 

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Politics

Will the women’s march be another Occupy, or a Democratic Tea Party?

They want to be the Tea Party, but they’re worried they’ll be Occupy Wall Street. Millions of people—hundreds of thousands in Washington alone—flooded cities across ...

Millions join Trump protest marches around the globe

Demonstrators flooded into Washington on Saturday to express opposition to President Donald Trump in numbers exceeding the crowd that turned out for his inauguration, cheering ...

Trump's media relations get rocky quickly

It took just over 24 hours into the new administration for the relationship between the Trump White House and the media to blow up into ...

Trump’s Cast of Characters Takes a Bow

WASHINGTON — Former Indiana Hoosiers basketball coach Bobby Knight stepped up to a lectern in a half-full conference room to insult President Obama’s “pretty poor” ...

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Opinion

Random Thoughts, Looking Back

Any honest man, looking back on a very long life, must admit — even if only to himself — being a relic of a bygone ...

Farewell

Even the best things come to an end. After enjoying a quarter of a century of writing this column for Creators Syndicate, I have decided ...

The 'Diversity' Fraud

Nothing so epitomizes the politically correct gullibility of our times as the magic word “diversity.” The wonders of diversity are proclaimed from…

A Public Service

Sometimes someone inadvertently performs a public service by bringing an unbelievably stupid and dangerous idea to the surface, where it can be…

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