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Smog-hit Beijing plans 'green necklace' to block pollution

Beijing and the surrounding province of Hebei will plant trees, establish green belts and make use of rivers and wetlands to create a "green …

Environment

Woman, 73, beaten unconscious in attack on BART train

A man randomly and repeatedly kicked a 73-year-old woman in the back of her head until she lost consciousness on a BART train bound for Richmond Wednesday morning, according to the transit agency.<p>Wilbert Winchester, 23, was arrested at gunpoint when the train stopped at Coliseum Station on …

Oakland

Superbloom? Dazzling wildflowers blanket California

Chias, poppies, and Canterbury bells are blanketing Southern California in dazzling hues of orange, blue, and indigo. And if the weather stays balmy and mild, California is in for another stunning super bloom.<p>Just weeks ago, rain-drenched sprouts began cropping up in Southern California and the …

National Parks

Top 100 Bay Area Restaurants 2016

100. That seems like a lot of restaurants, but in San Francisco that number barely covers the creme de la creme. No other area of the country has a …

Wraparound garden adds to appeal of updated Craftsman in Oakland

Image 1of/20<p>Caption<p>Close<p>Twice a week, The Chronicle features a home on the market that caught our eye for its architecture, history or character. …

Houses

SF teachers union official on leave after sting video released

Image 1of/2<p>Caption<p>Close<p>A San Francisco teachers union official has been placed on administrative leave following the release of an undercover video …

California’s vegetable farms still digging out after flooding

Farms that fill Bay Area’s farmers’ markets and grocery stores with lettuce, kale, beets and carrots are still struggling to dig out from severe …

Melt-off means Yosemite waterfalls are quite the spectacle

In Yosemite Valley this week, you could gaze up from Cooks Meadow and take in the classic panorama of multitiered Yosemite Falls, where …

'Veggie burger that bleeds' set to take on U.S. burger market

The rare appearances of the Impossible Burger, also known as the “veggie burger that bleeds,” have drawn crowds of curious eaters and dozens of …

Oakland

Chris Pratt dubs Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2 as 'greatest movie in the history of movies'

The reviews are in and <i>Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2</i> is being hailed the “greatest movie in the history of movies” and “much better” than <i>Citizen Kane</i>. Well, at least, that’s the opinion of Star-Lord.<p>After director James Gunn unveiled the IMAX poster for the upcoming Marvel film, Chris Pratt …

Movies

Rotten Tomatoes is 'the destruction of our business,' says director

Director and producing mogul Brett Ratner says film critic aggregation site Rotten Tomatoes is a destructive force in Hollywood.<p>Speaking at the Sun Valley Film Festival last weekend, the <i>Rush Hour</i> director wanted to make it clear he has plenty respect for traditional film critics. But he says …

Movies

Suburban Immigration Lawyer Gets 15 Months For Asylum Scam

<b>CHICAGO (CBS) —</b> Robert Dekelaita cheated the immigration system like “a well-oiled machine,” the feds say.When he found a client seeking asylum in …

WikiLeaks Vault 7 Leak Claims CIA Bugs ‘Factory Fresh’ iPhones

A visitor tries out an Apple iPhone 7 on the first day of sales of the new phone at the Berlin Apple store on September 16, 2016 in Berlin, Germany. …

ISIS claim responsibility for London terror attack after British-born terrorist kills three and injures 29

ISIS have claimed responsibility for the terror attack in London in which four people died and 29 were injured.<p>The Amaq News Agency, seen as the …

Terrorism

Katie Hopkins on the London terror attack

As loyal as I am, as patriotic as I am, as much as my whole younger life was about joining the British military and fighting for my country — I fear …

How one open gate let knife maniac in to kill: Police facing serious questions over how knife-wielding terrorist was able to enter Parliamentary estate

• <b>Police facing criticism after knifeman stabbed and killed officer on the grounds</b>• <b><br>There were unvarified claims no-one was on duty on the gate where he</b> …

Spiced Tomato & Yellow Lentil Veggie Stew Recipe

I receive a lot of requests from all you awesome Beauts in the Beauty Detox Community, asking for soups & stews that can be whipped up in no time! …

Nutrition

Green Monster Smoothie Recipe

We all know how important the Glowing Green Smoothie is in our lives- it is <i>the</i> Beauty Detox smoothie staple! But it doesn’t mean we can’t also …

Superfoods

Cleveland Clinic's operating income plummets 71%

March 22, 2017 | Print | Email<p>Cleveland Clinic saw revenues increase in 2016, but higher labor, supplies and pharmaceutical costs dragged down the …

Nunes 'Unmasking' Report Vindicates Trump Claims on Surveillance

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER<p>House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Devin Nunes (R-CA) announced on Wednesday that he had learned that members of …

Bill O'Reilly: Media's treatment of Maryland high school rape 'beyond anything I have ever seen'

Fox News' Bill O'Reilly slammed the mainstream media on Wednesday's "The O'Reilly Factor" for ignoring the case of two immigrant teens, at least one of whom is in the U.S. illegally, accused of raping a Maryland high school student.<p>"ABC, NBC, CBS did not cover it on their nightly news broadcasts," …

Satire

After Illegal Aliens Gang-Rape 9th Grader, Superintendent Says Allowing Them into School System ‘Beneficial’ to Other Students

The superintendent of Maryland’s Montgomery County Public Schools held a news conference Tuesday, a full five days after a 14-year-old girl was …

Taxpayers Fork Over $1 Million to Family of Drug Smuggling Illegal Alien

Congratulations, America! You just handed over one million of your hard-earned dollars to the family of a drug-smuggling illegal alien thanks to a …

House Intel chairman: Trump's personal communications may have been collected

(CNN) – House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes said Wednesday that Donald Trump’s personal communications and those of associates may have been …

Nunes: FBI Is Not Cooperating with Our Investigation into Trump Camp Surveillance

‘So far the FBI has not told us whether or not they’re going to respond to our March 15th letter which is now a couple weeks old’

Magic And Delicious Veggie Salad

<b>Try this magic and delicious healthy salad</b>!<p>Ingradients:<p>-1red bell pepper<br>-1lb butternut squash<br>-1lb Brussels sprout<br>-2 tsp dried oregano<br>-1tsp salt<br>-3 …

Republican intelligence committee chairman says there was 'incidental' government surveillance of Trump's transition team – but isn't prepared to call it 'spying'

The U.S. Intelligence Community collected 'incidental' information about President Donald Trump's transition team – and possibly about Trump himself …

Trump team communications captured by intelligence community surveillance, Nunes says

Members of the intelligence community "incidentally collected" communications from the Trump transition team during legal surveillance operations of foreign targets, a top Republican lawmaker said Wednesday afternoon.<p>House Intelligence Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes, R-Calif., said this produced …

Surveillance

Chairman Devin Nunes: ‘Cannot’ Rule Out Senior Obama Officials in Intelligence Leaks

SIGN UP FOR OUR NEWSLETTER<p>House Intelligence Chairman Devin Nunes did not rule out Senior Obama administration officials being involved in …

Comey Is Now the Most Powerful Person in Washington

One of the most important things we learned Monday from the House Intelligence Committee hearings on Russian influence of the 2016 elections was that the hackers may have wanted to get caught. FBI director James Comey said Russia's cyber intruders were "unusually loud," as though they "wanted us to …

Government