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Blue moons are actually gray or silver, but can sometimes be perceived as blue depending on atmospheric conditions. (Getty Images)

Rare Blue Moon Returns Friday After 3-Year Hiatus

Skywatchers are in for a rare treat this Friday as a Blue Moon takes center stage for a show that happens once every three years.

07/29/2015

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Marin County Man Swimming Historic Route From SF To Farallon Islands

A Marin County man is close to becoming the first to swim solo from San Francisco to the Farallon Islands.

07/29/2015

A computerized umpire program. (CBS)

Computerized Umpire Calls Shots At San Rafael Pacifics Baseball Game

The San Rafael Pacifics are no strangers to wacky promotions, but a computerized umpire being showcased Tuesday could offer a glimpse into the future of baseball.

07/28/2015

A Chinese scientist works at the national laboratory of medical genetics of China in Central South University June 19, 2006 in Changsha city, Hunan province of China. The lab was founded in 1972. In 1991, the laboratory was selected and founded by the national government as the national laboratory of medical genetics.The research in the lab focuses on mapping, identification, and functional analysis of the hereditary disease linked genes. Its research has recently been extended to gene therapy and human cell. Scientists in the lab have contributed more than 300 scientific publications since its establishment. (Photo by Guang Niu/Getty Images)

UC Davis Study Says Autism Care Costs Could Skyrocket By 2025, More Research Funding Needed

Economists at UC Davis say the costs associated with caring for people with autism spectrum disorder in the U.S. could reach more than $260 billion this year and could skyrocket in the next decade.

07/28/2015

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake hit Alaska Tuesday. (7/28/15 - USGS)

Magnitude 6.3 Earthquake Hits Alaska

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake struck in Alaska Tuesday evening, but there was no immediate tsunami threat.

07/28/2015

A Muni driver's altercation with a wheelchair user was caught on camera. (CBS)

Muni Driver Caught On Video Initially Refusing To Let Wheelchair User Board Bus In San Francisco

A Muni driver may face disciplinary action after being caught on video initially refusing to let a wheelchair user board his bus, and verbally harassing the woman.

07/28/2015

Christopher Reeves, a salesperson at Lehmer's Buick GMC in Concord, said he was kidnapped during a test drive on July 27, 2015. (CBS)

Concord Car Salesman Recalls Wild Test Drive By Accused Kidnapper

An East Bay car salesman is shaken up after he went on the ride of his life. He said a customer who was looking for a van commandeered the vehicle during a test drive and kidnapped him.

07/28/2015

A Chevron sign at a Bay Area gas station. (CBS)

Chevron Cutting 500 Jobs From San Ramon Headquarters

The company says it is part of an effort to reduce costs around the world by one-billion dollars.

07/28/2015

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Emailing Secret Information? You Can Now Send Self-Destructing Gmail Messages

Google has recently released two new features for its Gmail messing system to prevent disastrous emails from ending up in the wrong inbox, and now a plug-in to ensure confidential information stays private.

07/28/2015