1888 shipwreck in San Francisco Bay hailed as big historical find

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A steamer that sank in 1888 near the Golden Gate is said to hold an important link to the region's early Chinese American community.

Cliven Bundy's 'better off as slaves' remark about blacks draws fire

The rancher, who won support in his battle over land rights, is blasted over comments about African Americans and slavery.

Israel suspends peace talks with Palestinians over unity deal

The announcement of a pact between Palestinian factions prompts Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu to plan sanctions.

Homes selling slower in Southern California. A sign of stability?

The share of homes on the market for two months climbs in the Los Angeles, Orange County, Inland Empire and Ventura regions.

Fresno ranks No. 1 on California pollution list

New Cal/EPA maps show that Fresno contains eight of the 10 areas most heavily polluted. But that's just part of the story.

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Peter Jackson renames 'Hobbit' finale: 'Battle of the Five Armies'

Peter Jackson renames 'Hobbit' finale: 'Battle of the Five Armies'

Director Peter Jackson announced the new title on Facebook on Thursday and offered an explanation for the change.

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Ten wines to grab at Target

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Massive recall expenses slash General Motor's first-quarter profit

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Ferry sinking haunts South Korea school as classes resume

Ferry sinking haunts South Korea school as classes resume

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Kings looking at opportunity, not desperation of 3-0 series deficit

Kings looking at opportunity, not desperation of 3-0 series deficit

The Kings face elimination going into Game 4 against San Jose on Thursday night. Mike Richards says it's a chance for the Kings to show how resilient they are.

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Dodgers trying to get a better grip on their defensive issues

The Dodgers didn't make any errors behind Zack Greinke in their 5-2 victory Wednesday over the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium.

Highlights from the KTown Night Market

Highlights from the KTown Night Market

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Las Vegas: Polaroid museum recalls genius of the 'Apple of its day'

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Climate change threatens California's air quality, report says

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Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia

Adrianne Wadewitz dies at 37; helped diversify Wikipedia

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Beverly Hills Hotel protest planned over Brunei's anti-gay laws

Beverly Hills Hotel protest planned over Brunei's anti-gay laws

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Elizabeth McCracken explores grief in ''Thunderstruck'

Elizabeth McCracken explores grief in ''Thunderstruck'

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