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San Francisco's vaunted tolerance dims amid brazen crimes

Dec. 12, 2021 00:44 AM EST

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Caitlin Foster fell in love with San Francisco's people and beauty and moved to the city a dozen years ago. But after repeatedly clearing away used needles, other drug paraphernalia and human feces outside the bar she manages, and too many encounters with armed people in...

Norway's Magnus Carlsen wins FIDE world chess championship

Dec. 10, 2021 11:43 AM EST

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Reigning world chess champion Magnus Carlsen of Norway defended his title and won the FIDE World Championship on Friday in Dubai. He beat Ian Nepomniachtchi of Russia, securing the one point he needed to cross the seven point threshold to win the...