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Trump To Make Debut Address To United NationsElected on the nationalist slogan "America first," President Donald Trump will use his debut address to the U.N. General Assembly to argue that individual nations should act in their own self-interest, yet rally together when faced with a common threat such as North Korea.
Pedestrian Killed Wandering On 80 Near Bay BridgeA person walking on eastbound Interstate Highway 80 just west of the Fourth Street off-ramp was struck and killed in a traffic collision early Tuesday
Fairfield Police Detain 2 Family Members After Finding Homicide VictimPolice are investigating a homicide after a person was found dead at a Fairfield home Monday evening and two people were detained.
Mom Suspected Of Trying To Flush Newborn In Toilet Appears In CourtA fast-food cashier suspected of trying to drown a baby she had just given birth to in a Redwood City McDonald's bathroom appeared in court.
Some Bay Area High Schools Want To Ditch A-To-F Grading SystemSome Bay Area private high school administrators think letter grades A through F are outdated, and think there is a better way to evaluate students.
NorCal Family Struck By Lighting, Lives To Tell Their StoryA father and his two young children were struck by lightning in Tulare County and lived to tell about it. They're just grateful to be alive.
UC Berkeley Group Ignores Deadlines, But Insists On Hosting Far-Right SpeakersA UC Berkeley student group is pushing ahead with plans to host conservative speakers, despite having missed all the deadlines to secure venues.
San Francisco Couple Threatened Over 'Black Lives Matter' Sign DisplayA San Francisco couple is looking for support from neighbors after receiving threats for putting a Black Lives Matter sign in their window.
Hurricane Maria Strengthens To Category 5; New Warnings Issued In CaribbeanHurricane Maria is now a Category 5 storm, the U.S. National Hurricane Center (NHC) said Monday evening.

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BART Turns 45 With A Challenging Future AheadWhen BART began transporting passengers 45 years ago, it was a modern marvel. But now, entering middle age it's unique design and construction have combined to create challenges.
Bay Area Lawmaker Proposes Ticketing Cell Phone-Using PedestriansYou see it everyday. Someone walking across a street, unaware of their surroundings, oncoming pedestrians or traffic because they are focused on their cell phone.
High-Tech 'Saildrones' To Help Predict El Niño, Collect Climate DataImagine being able to accurately predict extreme weather events such as hurricanes Harvey and Irma months in advance to better prepare those in their paths.
Bill Aimed At Reducing Backlog Of Untested Rape Kits Passes CommitteeAt the State Capitol Friday, legislators took a big step towards helping rape victims get long overdue justice.
Homeless San Jose State Professor Struggles Living Out Of Her CarA professor teaching at San Jose State University who can't afford a place to live in the South Bay tells KPIX 5 she is spending most nights sleeping in her car.
Free City Program Brings Spike Of Students To CCSFThe opportunity provided by free tuition for SF residents at City College of San Francisco has not surprisingly created a sizable spike in enrollment.
BART's South Bay Expansion Triggers Milpitas Housing BoomSanta Clara County’s history-making first BART train won’t rumble down the track until sometime next summer, but the foundation has already been laid for a massive construction boom that’s poised to transform the transit corridor.

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