San Francisco earthquake: Thursday night's quake came nearly six hours after a magnitude 4.0 earthquake hit in the same area.
Harold Camping has captured the attention of the media again, but this time is avoiding lime light. Camping, who predicted the end of the world twice in the past, says this time he's right. Camping blames a mix-up in his biblical math for his previous two predictions that never came true.
Cities see costs mount as they supply security and other services at Occupy Wall Street demonstrations. What are cities' First Amendment obligations to the protesters?
The Minnesota Vikings are facing opposition to the latest plan for a massive-taxpayer funded stadium.
One alternative to looking for a job is to make your own. Here are seven nonprofits who offer tools, training, and ideas to get workers started.
A camera on the chest of an Oakland, Calif., police officer recorded the officer's fatal encounter with a suspect. The incident highlights the rising use of police chest-cams – and the legal and ethical questions surrounding them.
'L Word' actress Leisha Hailey and her girlfriend, Camilia Grey, were removed from a Southwest Airlines flight in El Paso after the couple shared a kiss. The airline says that their behavior was 'excessive.' Hailey and Grey are calling it homophobia.
Collective reading is alive and well in the 2000s – thanks to large-scale online book clubs (think "One Book, One Twitter," for example) and also to community “One City, One Book” programs which encourage an entire metropolis to read the same book at the same time. What are cities reading this year? Here are the 2011 picks of five participating cities – all of them apparently drawn to books with strong cultural themes .
The International Cannabis & Hemp Expo outside Oakland City Hall this weekend includes a spot where medical marijuana cardholders can light up – another round in the fight over legalization.