Local

14-year-old charged with homicide could be tried as adult, pending review by juvenile court

by Jonah Owen Lamb The possible fate of a boy who allegedly stabbed to death another juvenile last month on a Mission sidewalk remains to ...

Former Harlem Globetrotters player goes missing near Sacramento

The following Monday, Oct. 13, a Yolo County sheriff’s deputy spotted a black Nissan sedan parked near a regional park on Highway 16 near the ...

S.F. supervisors call for domestic violence panel to reconvene

Following the fatal shooting of a San Francisco woman in her South of Market home this month — the city’s fourth domestic violence-related homicide this ...

Huge, honkin’ gold nugget hits the market in S.F.

The owner of the nugget asked Kagin to keep his name and the location of the find secret, a standard practice for anyone afraid of ...

California community colleges discuss adding accreditors

by Laura Dudnick The accrediting body that voted to strip City College of San Francisco of its accreditation last year may not be the state’s ...

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Technology

Vine Updates iOS App With Enhanced Discovery and Sharing Tools

Vine just made it easier for its users to discover and share new videos. The iOS version of the app was updated Tuesday with new ...

14 Things Thicker Than the iPad Air 2

Apple’s done it again The mammoth tech company unveiled the new iPad Air 2 on Oct. 16. At just 6.1 millimeters, or 0.24 of an ...

Google and Others Sink $542 Million Into Mystery Virtual Reality Venture

Search giant Google, along with several other interests, just invested more than half a billion dollars in a mysterious venture called Magic Leap, a company ...

Apple iPad Air 2: Thin, Beautiful and Powerful

Holding the original iPad in one hand and Apple’s new iPad Air 2 in the other, one can only marvel at the tablet progress Apple ...

Google Street View Spotlights Chimpanzees Studied by Jane Goodall

Google Street View now allows you to get a close look at the Tanzanian chimps Jane Goodall famously studied. The company partnered with the Jane ...

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Money

100% of Mainstream Interest Rate Theory is Wrong

by Keith Weiner An interesting article on MarketWatch today caught my attention. The subhead is the money quote, “Back in April every economist in a ...

Zuckerberg Seeks Revenge on Lawyers Who Sued Facebook

Facebook’s chief executive officer brings a malicious prosecution suit against law firms that represented now-discredited Paul Ceglia, who claims Mark Zuckerberg promised him 84 percent ...

Chicago Hospitals Monitoring 2 Sick Passengers From Liberia, CDC Not Testing For Ebola

Just when you thought it was safe to BTF-Ebola-Is-Fixed-Dip… ABC7 Chicago reports, two unrelated passengers (one child – vomiting, no fever; one adult – nausea, ...

How To Start A War, And Lose An Empire

Submitted by Dmitry Orlov via Club Orlov blog, A year and a half I wrote an essay on how the US chooses to view Russia, ...

A Caliph In A Wilderness Of Mirrors

Authored by Pepe Escobar, originally posted at Asia Times, I’m aiming at you, loverCause killing you is killing myself - Orson Welles (director), The Lady ...

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Living

Nebraska Hospital Says NBC Freelance Cameraman Ashoka Mukpo Is Free Of Ebola

Oct 21 (Reuters) – Ebola patient Ashoka Mukpo, an NBC freelance cameraman, is free of the virus and will leave the Nebraska Medical Center on ...

Why This Doctor Believes That Ebola Will Not Be an American Catastrophe

“Ebola is going to take over the country, right?” These days, folks who know me as an infectious-diseases specialist kickstart conversations with a similar question ...

Piglet Born With Elephant-Like Trunk (Video)

A pig looks, well like a pig, regardless of where it is born – correct? In one unusual case, however, the nose of a certain ...

Sweden May Become First Cashless Society

GOTHENBURG, Sweden—Sweden could become one of the first cashless countries, a new report finds. Swedes already conduct four out of five transactions without involving cash. ...

You Definitely Need This Condo Pony, And Other Products From 'SkyMaul'

“The Hot Dog Clock” and “The Forever Diaper” are also must-haves. A San Francisco comedy group is once again poking fun at the in-flight catalog ...

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Sports

Warriors' Rush unlikely to be ready for season opener

Brandon Rush is unlikely to play in the Warriors season opener next week, but it’s not his surgically repaired knee that’s giving him problems.

Instant Replay: Curry leads Warriors past Paul-less Clippers

With a game-high 27 points Stephen Curry led the Warriors to a decisive victory over a Clippers team which sat its big stars on Tuesday.

Fast Forward: Ezeli set to make preseason debut

After a 17-month absence, Festus Ezeli will return to the court tonight when the Warriors host the Clippers.

Royals hitters go mad trying to hit Bumgarner

Madison Bumgarner kept the Royals frustrations high and their hopes low as the Giants’ ace dissected Kansas City’s lineup.

With Harvin gone, Seahawks' Wilson faces new issues

With all due respect to Doug Baldwin and Marshawn Lynch, quarterback Russell Wilson doesn’t have many weapons left…

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Entertainment

Naughty or Nice? Chrissy Teigen's Christmas Morning PJs Are, Well, Nonexistent

The star dishes on her holiday traditions and more in an exclusive interview for GAP Factory

The Voice: Gwen Stefani Makes a Strategic Steal as Battle Rounds Conclude

The coaches finalized their teams heading into next week’s knockout rounds

Renée Zellweger to PEOPLE: 'I'm Glad Folks Think I Look Different'

“I’m living a different, happy, more fulfilling life,” the star tells PEOPLE, responding to talk surrounding her changed appearance

Legendary Journalist Ben Bradlee Dies at Age 93

Bradlee’s self-confidence was the stuff of legend—and, as the saying goes, when the legend becomes fact, print the legend.

<b>Mikhail Baryshnikov</b> Praises Ballerina <b>Wendy Whelan’s</b> Grace

Spotlight on New York City Ballet star Wendy Whelan, taking a big step into artistic freedom.

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The Mix

6 Halloween Pranks for Sociopaths With Unlimited Budgets

By David Christopher Bell  Published: October 21st, 2014  America’s No. 1 holiday celebrating violence and candy is just around the corner, and this year it ...

6 Things I Learned Playing 'Alien: Isolation' for 16 Hours

By David Christopher Bell  Published: October 21st, 2014  Alien: Isolation, billed as a Ridley Scott survival-horror game instead of a James Cameron first-person shooter, boasts ...

Higgs Boson

Woman Arrested After Getting Stuck In Chimney

The 30-year-old was discovered at the home of a man she reportedly met online, and was freed with a chisel and washing up liquid.

11 Original Pickup Lines That Cannot Fail

By William Lawson’s  Published: October 20th, 2014  Pickup lines are a tricky business. Oftentimes, they’re creepy to the point of deserving a slap. When they’re ...

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Politics

D.C. disconnect: Old laws vs. new tech

Washington is struggling to update the nation’s seemingly antiquated technology laws.

Journalists, pols remember Bradlee

Barack Obama, Donald Graham and many others commemorate the renowned editor.

Ben Bradlee dies

Under his leadership, the Post became one of the most renowned newspapers in the country.

Investigators: Secret Service use 'problematic'

WASHINGTON (AP) – A new government investigation questions a bizarre Secret Service mission that pulled agents from their assignment near the White House and sent ...

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Opinion

Ebola, Putin, German Spooks, NATO, etc. — Daniel McAdams With Jay Taylor

Again RPI’s Daniel McAdams looks at the news of the week on the Jay Taylor Show. This week Jay and Daniel look at Rep. Walter ...

Germany Knows Who Shot Down Flight MH-17?

That is the claim of the head of German intelligence, the BND, writes German newsmagazine Der Spiegel over the weekend. On RT, RPI’s Daniel McAdams remains ...

'We Tortured Some Folks…And Thinking About Torturing Some More Folks'

The New York Times reports that the Obama Administration is considering a return to the Bush-era interpretation of the UN Convention Against Torture, which is that it ...

Only One US Congressman Cares About US Military?

US Congressman Walter Jones (R-NC), a Ron Paul Institute Board Member, expressed his concerns yesterday over the Obama Administration’s decision to deploy thousands of US ...

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