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Boy, 6, is 4th dead from Southern California church crash (w/video)

A boy whose mom and two other women were killed when a driver slammed into a crowd outside a Southern California church Wednesday night has also died from his injuries, authorities said Friday.


Obama: Sony 'made a mistake' pulling 'The Interview' (w/video)

President Obama spoke Friday, a few hours after the FBI formally accused the North Korean government of being responsible for the hack attack against Sony.


8 children killed, mother stabbed, in Australia (w/video)

The bodies of eight children and a wounded woman were discovered in a home in northern Australia on Friday, police said.

Bay Area

Waste water overflow closes Angel Island

Officials say the weekend closure is needed to allow the system to recover from excess water from the recent storms.

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D.A. won’t seek death penalty in Santa Rosa hotel slaying

Prosecutors announced Friday they will not seek the death penalty against two men accused of killing another man in a suspected pot rip-off at a Santa Rosa hotel.

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