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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

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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

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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

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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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Berlin Bans Uber Rideshare App Citing Passenger Safety

Berlin taxi drivers were celebrating Thursday after authorities banned the ridesharing service Uber from operating in the city because of safety concerns.

08/14/2014

Soldiers of the U.S. Army Europe's 10th Army Air and Missile Defense Command, who operate Patriot anti-missile systems, load cargo on board a plane C-5 Galaxy for Turkey at Ramstein Air Base. (Thomas Lohnes/Getty Images)

Body Of Child Found In Wheel Well Of American Military Plane

The body of a child was discovered in the wheel well of a Navy plane after a routine post-flight inspection after the plane touched down at Ramstein Air Base in Germany, according to CBS News.

07/29/2014

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7 World Cup Pitch Invaders Who Regret Nothing

Although their fates remain a mystery, these few moments of glory will always be remembered…by them.

07/14/2014

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Jan Wahl Movie Review: ‘The Last Sentence’ & ‘Venus In Fur’

KCBS Entertainment Editor Jan Wahl reviews “The Last Sentence,” a biopic about a Swedish journalist in Nazi Germany; and ‘Venus in Fur,” Roman Polanski’s adaptation of the acclaimed two-person play by David Ives.

07/11/2014

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