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Buckingham Palace Confirms Queen Is Alive After Journalist’s Tweet Suggesting She Died

Buckingham Palace took the unusual step Wednesday of confirming that Queen Elizabeth II went to a hospital for her annual medical checkup after social media comments touched off speculation on her health.

06/03/2015

A map of the earthquakes triggered around the globe within a week of the April 2012 earthquake off the coast of Sumatra (white star). Courtesy of Fred Pollitz, USGS.

Rare 4.2 Earthquake Rattles England Right Before Napa Quake

One hour before a 4.1-magnitude earthquake shook the Napa area Thursday night, a rare 4.2 quake woke up people living near London.

05/22/2015

Catherine, Duchess of Cambridge and Prince William, Duke of Cambridge depart the Lindo Wing with their newborn daughter at St Mary's Hospital on May 2, 2015 in London, England.  (Photo by Chris Jackson/Getty Images)

PHOTOS: It’s A Girl For The Duke And Duchess Of Cambridge

A baby girl born today to Prince William and the Duchess of Cambridge is now the fourth in line to the British throne.

05/02/2015

San Francisco Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White speaks during a news conference at San Francisco International Airport.  (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco’s Fire Chief Contemplating Top Firefighter Job In London

Fire Chief Joanne Hayes-White says she is considering applying for the top job in London.

04/29/2015

Terry Pratchett (credit: Ian Gavan/Getty Images)

Fantasy Author Terry Pratchett Dies At 66

Author/creator of the exuberant, satirical “Discworld” series has died. He was 66.

03/12/2015

(Photo Credit: Jack London Square Facebook Page)

SF Ferry Building Developers Sign On To Bring Waterfront Public Market To Jack London Square

The hope is that Water Street Market will rival the Ferry Building and Oxbow Market in Napa, but with an East Bay feel.

03/04/2015

Surveillance video shows a group of thieves stealing a woman’s iPhone on a San Francisco Muni bus. (CBS)

Apple’s Kill Switch Cures Epidemic Of Smartphone Thefts Plaguing San Francisco

Once worth big bucks on street, iPhones are pretty much worthless.

02/10/2015

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Weekend Magazine: Empathy, Inside TV News, And Drummer’s Desserts

You can listen to the broadcast of Weekend Magazine With KCBS Public Affairs Director Liz Saint John every Sunday morning from 3:00am-4:00am and again from 5:00am-6:00am on KCBS All News 740 AM and 106.9 FM. […]

12/23/2014

London, England (credit: Thinkstock)

Best International Destinations For The Holidays

Here’s a look at five of the best international destinations for the holidays.

11/28/2014

Set your clocks back one hour before going to bed Saturday.  Daylight Saving Time ends Sunday.

Daylight Savings: Falling Forward Instead Of Back Could Lower Child Obesity Rate Researchers Say

This year Daylight Saving Time ends on November 2nd at 2:00 am and the clocks will turn back one hour, but some researchers say falling forward would lower children’s obesity rate.

10/27/2014

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