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World Cup fans view the USA v. Ghana match in San Francisco's Civic Center Plaza, June 16, 2014. (CBS)

Women’s World Cup Viewing Parties For USA vs. Germany At Avaya Stadium, SF Civic Center

Bay Area fans wanting to watch the U.S. women’s national soccer team play in the semifinals of the FIFA Women’s World Cup today against Germany can see the match on big screens at events in San Jose and San Francisco.

06/30/2015

Sign at the entrance of Google offices in Brussels.  (Photo credit should read GEORGES GOBET/AFP/Getty Images)

European Union Threatens To Slap Google With $6 Billion Fine Over Alleged Antitrust Violations

Google is battening down the hatches after the European Union issued a formal list of grievances accusing the Mountain View-based company of abusing its power as the world’s most dominant search engine.

04/16/2015

Under orders of the US First Army, German civilians prepare to use a stretcher to remove corpses of victims of the Dora-Mittelbau concentration camp, near Nordhausen. Germany, April 13–14, 1945. (Photo Credit: US Holocaust Memorial Museum)

70th Anniversary Of WWII Concentration Camp Liberation; Remembrance Of Bay Area Men’s Fateful Day

KCBS Special Report: ‘The Liberator And The Liberated’ – The story of two Bay Area men from very different places, thrown together by fate as World War II wound down.

04/10/2015

(Unknown Military Photographer - U.S. War Department)

Congress Honors Elite U.S.-Canadian Unit From WWII Led By ‘Fighting’ General From San Francisco

The Congressional Gold Medal is being awarded Tuesday to 1st Special Service Force— a World War II fighting group made up of 1,800 Americans and Canadian that also known as the “Devils Brigade” and were feared by the Germans. The unit’s commander was San Francisco-born Robert T. Frederick.

02/03/2015

The probe is named after the Rosetta stone, a stele of Egyptian origin and the lander is named after Philae, an island in Lake Nasser, Egypt. (Photo by European Space Agency/Pool/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images)

European Agency Lands Spacecraft On Comet For First Time Ever

The Philae craft pulled off the audacious landing hours after it was released toward the giant ball of dust and ice by the unmanned Rosetta space probe.

11/12/2014

Lieutenant William Cook. (CBS)

Alameda Airman Laid To Rest 70-Years After Being Shot Down Over Germany In WWII

After seven decades, an airman from Alameda who was shot down in World War II was finally given a proper burial.

10/26/2014

(Photo Credit: Stan Honda/Getty Images)

General Motors 3Q Profit Nearly Doubles

The automaker posted a net profit of $1.38 billion, or 81 cents per share, from July through September.

10/23/2014

A boy adjusts the flag on a gravestone at the Presidio Cemetery in San Francisco. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

World War II Airman To Be Buried In Oakland After Remains Found 60 Years Later

A World War II airman whose remains were found more than 60 years after he was shot down over Germany is set to buried in Oakland.

10/20/2014

(Photo by Mike Hettwer/National Geographic
A model of the Cretaceous predator Spinosaurus gets rock star treatment at a photo shoot.

New Bones Discovery Unearths Spinosaurus; Bigger Than T. Rex, Known To Swim

Archaeologists believe some lost dinosaur bones unearthed nearly a century ago of a creature bigger than a T-Rex may have belonged to one of the weirdest creatures to ever roam the Earth.

09/12/2014

Empty paint buckets sit in a dumpster.  (Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s ‘Bucket Man’ Went On An Expenses-Paid Trip To Europe— An Opportunity Of A Lifetime

San Francisco’s Bucket Man was offered the opportunity of a lifetime when he was sent on an all-expenses paid trip to Europe where his musical talents were acknowledged.

08/25/2014

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