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The Bay City Battle Over Airbnb
In San Francisco, the tech boom and a lack of accommodations have driven the median price of a one-bedroom apartment to $4,000 a month. That spurred a host of housing-related measures on Tuesday's ballot. The most prominent: Proposition F, aimed at tightening restrictions on short-term housing rentals. Airbnb spent more than $8 million to...
South Africa's Oscar Pistorius takes off from the starting blocks in the first round of the men's 400-meter race at the London Olympics. Pistorius became the first double-leg amputee to ever compete in the Olympics.