LONDON (AP) -- Police and intelligence services are using image analysis and voice-recognition software, studying social media postings and seeking human tips as they scramble to identify the militant recorded on a video showing the killing of American journalist James Foley.
ATLANTA -- The two American aid workers who were infected with the deadly Ebola virus in Africa have been discharged from an Atlanta hospital where they were treated, the aid groups they were working for said Thursday.
All of a sudden, high-end homes are in demand, and many of the buyers are coming from Silicon Valley.
Online retailer Amazon has started selling physical books in Brazil, two years after it began selling books in digital format in Latin America's biggest country.
All 522 episodes from the past 25 seasons of the 'Simpsons' will air over the next dozen days. Plus, 'Rectify' wraps second season.
But San Jose Earthquakes lose Matias Perez Garcia for four to six weeks with a knee injury.
In 2014, California's graduating class of students scored higher than those across the country on ACT college readiness tests in English, reading, math and science. However, only 29 percent of California's high school graduates took the tests, compared to 57 percent nationwide.
After winning their protest with Major League Baseball, the San Francisco Giants jumped on Chicago Cubs starter Edwin Jackson en route to an 8-3 victory.
The Kings National Park search for a 46-year-old Santa Cruz hiker and Fremont elementary school teacher was suspended temporarily Wednesday after park officials located a body near Mount Gardiner in Kings Canyon National Park.
An Ohio man has pleaded no contest to charges that he struck and killed Kristina Chesterman while he was driving drunk in September, then fled the scene. Chesterman, a 21-year-old Livermore native, was a nursing student at Chico State University.
The bodies of two men were found in adjacent backyards of homes in Marin County's Strawberry Manor neighborhood on Wednesday evening and sheriff's deputies are treating the case as a double homicide, a sheriff's lieutenant said today.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) -- A woman started an act-of-kindness chain that lasted for hours at a Starbucks drive-thru in Florida.
Oakland Raiders haven't shined on offense or defense in their first two exhibitions, but a good performance against the Packers at Lambeau Field would be a strong confidence boost for the Silver and Black.
Ticketfly, a San Francisco-based technology company among several posing a challenge to Ticketmaster, is acquiring WillCall, a crosstown rival that turns your smartphone into a mobile wallet at live events.
Lobbyists have launched an eleventh-hour effort to kill a bill that would make California the first state to outlaw flimsy plastic grocery bags, delaying a key vote and setting up one of the fiercest legislative battles of the year.
For the second time in two years, the Los Altos Hills City Council has called off a general municipal election.
The Menlo Park City Council has directed staff to lay the groundwork for renaming a portion of Hamilton Avenue in honor of the late Dr. Hattie Bostic.
Cleveland Browns coach Mike Pettine takes a veteran quarterback over rookie Johnny Manziel as his starter.
Jeff Samardzija loses his second consecutive start as Oakland A's, in tuneup for series with the Los Angeles Angels, lose 8-5 to New York Mets
PG&E believes it can withstand expected fines of up to $3.6 billion resulting from the fatal 2010 gas pipeline explosion in San Bruno without having to file for bankruptcy, and also was surprised by an obstruction of justice charge in a criminal case linked to the blast, the company's top executive said Wednesday in a wide-ranging interview this newspaper.
A video shot on the Golden Gate Bridge over the weekend has surfaced online showing a car doing doughnuts -- a stunt under investigation by law enforcement officials.
The diva and the “America’s Got Talent” host are living apart; reportedly things went downhill after Cannon admitted he had a fling with Kim Kardashian.
An 89-year-old Hollister man died after being injured in a car crash Saturday on Monterey Road, according to police.
SAN JOSE -- Police are investigating an early-morning shooting that sent one person to the hospital, according to Sgt.
Schools are back in session, and here's what many safety officials think is a badly needed refresher course.
During his first visit Wednesday to the VA Palo Alto Health Care System, newly appointed Secretary of Veterans Affairs Robert McDonald held the facility up as an example to be emulated.
The Santa Clara Valley Transportation Authority intends to close Mountain View's Evelyn Light Rail Station early next year, but says the end result will be improved service and connections.
Payday and auto title lenders aren't welcome in Menlo Park. And lest they not get the message, the City Council approved an ordinance Tuesday night to keep them out for good.
San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt saw a concussion specialist on Monday; Bochy said Belt needs rest to recover.
Bob Burd of San Jose leads the annual Sierra Challenge pursuit of 10 high altitude peaks in 10 days.