Emmy-winning actress and singer Polly Bergen, who in a long career played the terrorized wife in the original “Cape Fear” and the first woman president in “Kisses for My President,” died Saturday. In recent years, she played Felicity Huffman’s mother on “Desperate Housewives.”
Actress and civil rights activist Ruby Dee was memorialized Saturday in poetry, dance and song at a packed Harlem cathedral where Alicia Keys sang her song “Superwoman,” Wynton Marsalis performed a stirring trumpet solo, and well-wishes were sent from Sidney Poitier, Harry Belafonte and the White House.
Originally from the East Bay, Kira has won the coveted Miss America 2015 title in Atlantic City…
Joan Rivers, the raucous, acid-tongued comedian who crashed the male-dominated realm of late-night talk shows and turned Hollywood red carpets into danger zones for badly dressed celebrities, died Thursday. She was 81.
Tennis matches are getting longer and longer, and in some cases, towels can be partly to blame.
San Francisco Board of Supervisors candidate George Davis stripped buck naked in Times Square on Wednesday to campaign for the right to be nude in public.
The company detected the unauthorized transactions last year, contacted authorities and gave the affected customers refunds and help changing their passwords.
Nikola Tesla got a big present for his 158th birthday from the man responsible for his namesake electric car company.
Yoenis Cespedes hit a three-run double, slumping Brandon Moss had a two-run homer and the Oakland Athletics jumped all over an ineffective Zack Wheeler in an 8-5 win over the New York Mets on Wednesday night.
San Francisco to New York in two hours? It’s been possible for 40 years, as anyone who flew the Concorde from New York to London can tell you, but it’s not allowed because of Federal Aviation Administration regulations about supersonic flights over land. Seems people don’t like the sound of sonic booms every few hours over their homes, but new research from NASA Ames Research Center, and the facility at Edwards could make sonic booms more tolerable, and make hour-long cross-country flights a reality.