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USGS Using Twitter Data To Track Earthquakes Around The WorldHundreds of millions of Twitter users around the globe far outnumber the roughly 2,000 sensors used by the USGS to track earthquakes for the National Earthquake Information Center.
San Jose Man Arrested After Dead Cat Found In His CarA man has been arrested in the killing of a cat in San Jose weeks after someone matching his description was seen snatching a cat from outside a residence.
Solar, Wind Power Reaching Tipping Point In U.S., Driving Fossil Fuel Prices HigherEnergy producers are faced with higher coal and gas costs while wind and solar look more appealing.
France Train Attack Hero Spencer Stone Stabbed, In Stable ConditionThe U.S. Air Force airman who was injured when he and two friends tackled a heavily armed gunman on a Paris-bound train was stabbed in Sacramento early Thursday morning.
Bay Area Hip Hop Artist Running For President Would Legalize Marijuana, Make Education FreeA hip hop artist from the Bay Area is out to give Donald Trump a run for his money.
Suspect Escapes From Custody Of Bail Bondsmen In San JosePolice in San Jose are searching for a suspect who managed to escape from the custody of two bail bondsmen at the Santa Clara County Jail Wednesday afternoon.
Police Use Cat To Coax Car Theft Suspect Down From San Francisco Building LedgePolice lured a suspect who ran from a CHP traffic stop and threatened to jump from a building in San Francisco’s South of Market neighborhood down from a ledge with a little help from a feline.
Parents, Students Say 3rd Grader Terrorizing East Bay Elementary SchoolSome parents at Mount Diablo Elementary School have stopped sending their kids to class because they say the school has become dangerous because of a third grader.
Scientists Creating Exercise Pill To Give You A Workout In A BottleWhat if your doctor could prescribe a pill that would actually make your body exercise, without ever having to break a sweat? Basically, it would be a workout in a bottle. That will be a reality soon according scientists.
Facebook To Beam Internet To Sub-Saharan Africa From SpaceFacebook is teaming up with a French satellite operator to deliver Internet coverage to 14 sub-Saharan countries in Africa in 2016.
Hurricane Oho South Of Hawaii Swirls Toward Pacific NorthwestIn what is being dubbed "a record season of storms in the Central Pacific," Hurricane Oho is the 7th storm to develop in the Pacific Ocean.
Popular Soul Singer Robbed At Gunpoint While Filming Music Video In OaklandA well-known soul singer and his team were robbed at gunpoint in Oakland Monday, leading to the arrest of two suspects after they crashed their alleged getaway vehicle and attempted to flee on foot.