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"Lucky" Teen Survives 5-Hour Flight in Wheel Well

FBI officials say a 16-year-old boy stowed away in the wheel well of a flight from California to Hawaii survived the trip halfway across the Pacific Ocean unharmed despite frigid temperatures at 38,000 feet and a lack of oxygen, according to The Associated Watch »

4 minutes ago
Man Fires Gun, 7-Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

Man Fires Gun, 7-Hour Standoff Ends Peacefully

A San Jose standoff ended peacefully Monday morning after a man surrendered to police after a seven-hour standoff. Watch »

16 minutes ago
Bill Would Make Pharmacy Syringe Sales Permanent

Bill Would Make Pharmacy Syringe Sales Permanent

A bill to allow Californians to buy an unlimited number of syringes without a prescription is making its way through... Read »

2 hours ago
Thousands Attend Golden Gate Park 4/20 Celebration

Thousands Attend Golden Gate Park 4/20 Celebration

Thousands of people to filled up Golden Gate Park Sunday to celebrate what is still an illegal... Watch »

6 hours ago
Officer Injured In Crash With Suspect Car Linked To Armed Robbery

Officer Injured In Crash With Suspect Car Linked To Armed Robbery

A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a... Read »

4 hours ago
Boy Shot in Foot for Cutting Line for

Boy Shot in Foot for Cutting Line for "Yeezy" Shoes: NYPD

A Brooklyn 15-year-old was shot in the foot after cutting a line of customers waiting to buy a pair of coveted $250... Read »

2 hours ago
Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

A 24-year-old Bay Area woman hospitalized after attending the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival... Watch »

4 hours ago
Running Group Keeps Lingzi Lu's Memory Alive in Boston

Running Group Keeps Lingzi Lu's Memory Alive in Boston

A group of runners from Boston University are coming together at this year's Boston Marathon to keep alive... Watch »

2 hours ago
WATCH: 136th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

WATCH: 136th Annual White House Easter Egg Roll

More than 30,000 people from across the U.S. are expected to make their way to the White House Monday for the 136th... Read »

1 minute ago
Iconic Father-Son Team Ready for Their Final Boston Marathon

Iconic Father-Son Team Ready for Their Final Boston Marathon

A father-son team who ran the Boston Marathon together for three decades thought last year's event would be... Watch »

2 hours ago

"Murderous Behavior": S. Korea President Blasts Captain

South Korea's president accused the captain and crew of the country's sunken ferry of "unforgivable, murderous... Read »

22 minutes ago
Boy Scouts Tells Church It Can't Host Troop With Gay Leader

Boy Scouts Tells Church It Can't Host Troop With Gay Leader

The Boy Scouts of America has told a Seattle-area church that it can no longer host a troop because the church... Read »

6 hours ago
Boston Ramps Up Security, Medical Presence for Marathon

Boston Ramps Up Security, Medical Presence for Marathon

Boston kicked off its marathon Monday with the second-largest field in the race's history, one year after twin bombs... Read »

10 minutes ago
Historic Athlete, Publisher William

Historic Athlete, Publisher William "Bill" Blair Dies

Dallas native, former Negro League baseball pitcher and newspaper publisher William "Bill" Blair dies... Watch »

14 minutes ago
Missing Jet: Robo-Sub Covers Two-Thirds of Search Area

Missing Jet: Robo-Sub Covers Two-Thirds of Search Area

The unmanned submarine searching for the missing Malaysia Airlines jet completed two-thirds of its search... Read »

6 hours ago
Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors Prescribing Codeine to Kids Despite Known Risks

Doctors are still prescribing codeine for kids with coughs, colds and injuries, despite a wealth of evidence... Read »

Apr 21, 2014
Red Sox Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

Red Sox Honor Boston Marathon Bombing Victims

The Red Sox honored heroes of the Boston Marathon bombings before Sunday night's game against the... Read »

Apr 20, 2014
Families Wait in Agony as Korean Ferry Death Toll Rises

Families Wait in Agony as Korean Ferry Death Toll Rises

A high school gym in Jindo, South Korea, has become the place where hundreds of distraught parents of missing teens... Read »

Apr 20, 2014
Kraft Recalls 96K Pounds of Oscar Mayer Wieners

Kraft Recalls 96K Pounds of Oscar Mayer Wieners

Kraft Foods Group, Inc. is recalling approximately 96,000 pounds of Oscar Mayer Classic Wieners due to misbranding. Read »

51 minutes ago
Man Robbed, Pistol Whipped in Menlo Park

Man Robbed, Pistol Whipped in Menlo Park

Neighbors said crime is getting worse in one neighborhood on the Peninsula. Read »

Apr 20, 2014
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