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San Francisco protesters who blocked bridge to demand cease-fire will avoid criminal proceedings

Mar. 14, 2024 21:34 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Seventy-eight protesters were ordered to do five hours of community service and pay restitution to avoid criminal proceedings for allegedly blocking traffic on the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge for hours in November to demand a cease-fire in Gaza, prosecutors said. ...

Black and white and adored all over. China pledges pair of pandas for San Diego Zoo

Feb. 22, 2024 17:13 PM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — China for the first time in more than two decades is sending pandas to the United States to the delight of the San Diego Zoo, which is preparing to receive a pair that could include a female descendent of Bai Yun and Gao Gao, two of the zoo's former residents that were among the...