The Islamic State group has claimed responsibility for a suicide bombing on a peaceful protest in the Afghan capital on Saturday that killed at least 80 people and wounded more than 200, marking the first time the extremists have struck Kabul and raising fears of their growing strength and capability in Afghanistan.
A cache of more than 19,000 emails from Democratic party officials, leaked in advance of Hillary Clinton's nomination at the party's convention next week in Philadelphia, details the acrimonious split between the Democratic National Committee and Clinton's former rival, Sen.
At a promotion ceremony Friday, San Jose police commanders renewed their commitment to a job that has become increasingly fraught in the public eye across the country.
An employee who turned the wrong valve at San Jose's wastewater treatment plant this week sent 952,000 gallons of partially treated sewage -- enough to fill 50 backyard swimming pools -- into San Francisco Bay.
The Richmond police officer who killed an unarmed man, Richard 'Pedie' Perez, outside a liquor store in 2014 is retiring on industrial disability, with an anticipated $55,000-a-year salary.
A 23-year-old San Jose man was arrested last week on suspicion of swerving a car toward a passing police cruiser, Milpitas Police Department reported.
Hiring surged in Santa Clara County, but barely budged in the East Bay in June, a month during which California experienced robust employment gains, according to a state labor report released Friday
When Levi J. Shirley was growing up, he wanted to follow in his father's footsteps and join the U.S. military, his mother said. His father, Russell, had served three tours with the Army in Vietnam, and Levi became 'obsessed' with joining the Marine Corps.
A spate of weekend track closures between the Glen Park and Daly City BART stations are expected to cause 20- to 40-minute delays for passengers headed to San Francisco International Airport and Millbrae station.
When visiting a college campus, don't just tour the student union or classrooms, check out what's in the surrounding area to see if it 'feels' right to your son or daughter.
An effort to fully eliminate superdelegates in future elections failed at a meeting of the Democratic National Convention rules committee Saturday. Although it was defeated, it earned enough support to force a floor vote at the convention.
Golden Gate National Recreation Area Superintendent Christine Lehnertz, just named to the post last year, is leaving for the Grand Canyon National Park after a sexual harassment scandal that led to the retirement of the park's former chief.
There have been 32 cases of the Zika virus reported in the nine-county Bay Area as of July 22, but health officials say it is not circulating in California or the United States and there is no risk to the public at large.
A federal judge said Friday that he is inclined to deny a request by Donald Trump's lawyers to dismiss a lawsuit that accuses the Republican presidential nominee of defrauding customers at the now-defunct Trump University.
A day after accepting the Republican presidential nomination, Donald Trump pivoted back to the GOP primaries on Friday, choosing to re-litigate a pair of months-old battles with rival Ted Cruz.
Southwest Airlines has canceled hundreds more flights on Friday as the company works to restore service after a technology glitch Wednesday that affected flights in Bay Area airports.
Former Ku Klux Klan leader David Duke says he plans to run for U.S. Senate in Louisiana.
The shooting in Florida earlier this week illustrates the longstanding fear among black men that almost any encounter with police can go awry with potentially deadly results, even when a person follows every law enforcement command.
Dentabliss, where 3-year-old Marvelena Rady underwent a dental procedure and later died Saturday morning in San Ramon, is allowed to practice while the state dental board investigates.
ATHERTON -- Atherton Police on Thursday issued a "be on the lookout" notice after a girl was confronted by a suspect in North Fair Oaks.
Hillary Clinton debuted running mate Sen. Tim Kaine on Saturday as a can-do progressive committed to social justice and equality -- 'everything Donald Trump and Mike Pence are not' -- at a boisterous rally ahead of next week's Democratic National Convention
The 18-year-old gunman who opened fire at a crowded Munich shopping mall and fast-food restaurant, killing nine people and wounding more than two dozen others before killing himself, was obsessed with mass shootings, authorities said Saturday.
But a defense attorney for the founder of the Family Affiliated Irish Mafia (FAIM) says the new charges are a 'hail mary' by the prosecution.
Hillary Clinton says in a text message to supporters that she's picked Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine to join her on the Democratic ticket as their party's nominee for vice president.
NEW YORK -- A rough day on Wall Street for Warren Buffett means Amazon's Jeff Bezos is now the third richest person in the world.
A random Pokémon Go survey by Bay Area News Group found more than a dozen sex offenders' residences at or near Pokémon creatures, gyms and PokéStops.
BERLIN (AP) -- Police said they expect there will be multiple people dead in a shooting at a shopping mall in Munich, the German news agency dpa reported Friday.
Social activism is coming at a cost for WNBA players. The WNBA has fined the Indiana Fever, New York Liberty and Phoenix Mercury and their players for wearing black warm up shirts in the wake of recent shootings by and against police officers.
Southwest passengers at airports in Oakland and San Jose had to sleep overnight at the airport after a technical glitch on Wednesday forced nationwide flight cancellations and delays, that were still impacting customers on Thursday.
Eleven more animal cruelty charges have been brought against a San Jose man accused of stealing, torturing and killing cats in the Cambrian Park neighborhood last year.