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Ala. Inmate Coughs, Heaves 13 Minutes Into Execution

Ala. Inmate Coughs, Heaves 13 Minutes Into Execution

A man who killed an Alabama convenience store clerk more than two decades ago was put to death Thursday night, an execution that required two consciousness tests as the inmate heaved and coughed 13 minutes into...

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:48 PM PST

Influence of John Glenn Resonates Across Bay Area

Influence of John Glenn Resonates Across Bay Area

While John Glenn certainly made his mark on the universe, he also had an influence on a number of people right here in the Bay Area.

Tuesday, Nov 29, 2016 at 09:03 PM PST

Brazilian Soccer Team's Plane Crashes in Colombia; 71 Dead

Brazilian Soccer Team's Plane Crashes in Colombia; 71 Dead

Colombian authorities searched for answers Tuesday into the crash of a chartered airliner that slammed into the Andes mountains while transporting a Brazilian soccer team whose Cinderella story had won it a spot...

Sunday, Sep 27, 2015 at 04:05 PM PDT

Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final Mass

Pope Calls for Tolerance, Loving Gestures, in Final Mass

Hundreds of thousands of pilgrims gathered in the heart of Philadelphia to watch as Pope Francis culminates his historic visit to the United States by celebrating Mass and talking once again about the importance...

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Somali-American Lawmaker Says DC Driver Called Her 'ISIS'

Somali-American Lawmaker Says DC Driver Called Her 'ISIS'

The nation's first elected Somali-American lawmaker says a D.C. taxicab driver harassed her and called her "ISIS" after she visited the White House this week. Minnesota state Rep.-elect Ilhan Omar detailed the...

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 at 05:37 PM PST

Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release

Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release

The prosecutor overseeing the Ferguson grand jury hearing the Michael Brown case took the rare step of recording and documenting the proceedings, but that doesn't mean they will be released to the public if...

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Defense Secretary Carter Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

Defense Secretary Carter Makes Surprise Visit to Afghanistan

U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter on Friday made an unannounced visit to Afghanistan to consult with military commanders and deliver a pre-holiday pep talk to U.S. troops. It is Carter's last planned trip...

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Nevada Teen's Family Says Cop Didn't Need to Shoot

Nevada Teen's Family Says Cop Didn't Need to Shoot

The family of the 14-year-old boy whom police shot and critically wounded at a Nevada high school said Thursday that the officer should have found a better way to resolve things, NBC News reported. A school...

Thursday, Jun 5, 2014 at 04:52 PM PDT

Taliban: We Found Bergdahl Alone, Cursing Countrymen

Taliban: We Found Bergdahl Alone, Cursing Countrymen

Two former Taliban commanders told NBC News on Thursday that Bowe Bergdahl was walking alone and cursing his countrymen when the Taliban found and captured him in Afghanistan in 2009.

Thursday, Dec 8, 2016 at 11:41 PM PST

Raiders' Big Game Provides Distraction From Tragic Fire

Raiders' Big Game Provides Distraction From Tragic Fire

When you go to Ricky’s in San Leandro, get ready to be swallowed up by Raider Nation. Thursday's game was a big one for Oakland fans, who had a chance to get their minds off the horrific warehouse fire last week...

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