Topic: San Francisco
Lawyers for Guantánamo detainees want surveillance records. An appeals court ruled Wednesday that agencies could refuse to confirm or deny the existence of such records for national security.
12/30/2009 07:21 pm
The appeals court ruling could raise the bar for when the electric stun-guns can be deployed. Local police departments said the ruling puts officers' lives in danger.
12/30/2009 06:26 pm
Tennessee State Guard commander Richard Hamblen said it's his Second Amendment right as part of a militia to convert assault rifles into fully automatic weapons. The Sixth US Circuit Court of Appeals disagreed.
12/30/2009 05:36 pm
By scheduling a press gathering the same day as the start of CES, Google is setting the Nexus One up for the same kind of coup that Apple scored with the iPhone in 2007.
12/29/2009 03:58 pm
Grass-roots efforts helped save the journalists in North Korea. It can help save the three American hikers detained in Iran.
12/29/2009 02:15 pm
When bookstores and newspapers everywhere are hurting, how do you decide which city reads the most?
12/29/2009 10:03 am
Amid all the talk about America in decline, we must not forget our strengths.
12/24/2009 10:01 am
Fewer people received a death sentence over the past 12 months than in any year since 1976, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. One reason: Some state prosecutors are growing more hesitant to seek a death sentence in cases that might later be upended because of DNA evidence.
12/18/2009 08:10 pm
In the midst of a huge recall of blinds and Roman shades, here's how to check if the blind recall applies to you.
12/15/2009 10:56 am
Steep fee hikes at California universities have triggered student protests and sit-ins across campuses, on a scale reminiscent of the 1960s.
12/10/2009 12:00 am