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Mother of 3-year-old found dead at recycling center feared ex-husband would harm daughter

Jul. 17, 2024 16:30 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The mother of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found in a San Francisco Bay Area recycling center over the weekend said Tuesday she feared for her daughter’s well-being whenever the child was with her ex-husband, who authorities said died by suicide and is suspected in the...

Navy exonerates 256 Black sailors unjustly punished in 1944 after a deadly California port explosion

Jul. 17, 2024 15:38 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Navy has exonerated 256 Black sailors who were found to be unjustly punished in 1944 following a horrific port explosion that killed hundreds of service members and exposed racist double standards among the then-segregated ranks. On July 17, 1944,...

World Series MVP Seager from host Rangers added to AL All-Star roster, replacing injured Correa

Jul. 15, 2024 00:42 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Two-time World Series MVP Corey Seager has been named to the American League All-Star roster as a replacement for injured Minnesota shortstop Carlos Correa, giving the reigning champion and host Texas Rangers a third player in Tuesday night's game. Correa...

Mike Yastrzemski triples, scores in bottom of 9th, Giants beat Twins 3-2

Jul. 14, 2024 19:47 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski tripled and scored in the bottom of the ninth when the relay throw skipped past Minnesota third baseman Diego Castillo, giving the San Francisco Giants a 3-2 win over the Twins on Sunday. After San Francisco closer Camilo Doval blew a save in...

Delapierre steers French cat toward a spot in SailGP's $2 million, winner-take-all Grand Final

Jul. 13, 2024 20:54 PM EDT

Quentin Delapierre skippered France to finishes of 1-3-3 in a remarkable performance Saturday on San Francisco Bay to move close to advancing to SailGP's $2 million, winner-take-all Grand Final, the biggest payday in sailing. Three-time defending SailGP champion Tom Slingsby steered...

Harrison pitches five strong innings, Wisely has three hits in Giants' 7-1 win over Twins

Jul. 13, 2024 01:34 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kyle Harrison pitched five strong innings, Brett Wisely had three hits and two RBIs, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Minnesota Twins 7-1 on Friday night. The Giants had lost four of five coming into the game, but Harrison (5-4) improved to 4-2 in starts...

World's first hydrogen-powered commercial ferry to run on San Francisco Bay, and it's free to ride

Jul. 12, 2024 23:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The world’s first hydrogen-powered commercial passenger ferry will start operating on San Francisco Bay as part of plans to phase out diesel-powered vessels and reduce planet-warming carbon emissions, California officials said Friday, demonstrating the ship. ...

Smoking laptop in passenger's bag prompts evacuation on American Airlines flight in San Francisco

Jul. 12, 2024 19:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A smoking laptop in a passenger's bag prompted an evacuation on an American Airlines flight headed to Miami from San Francisco International Airport Friday, according to the airline. One person sustained minor injuries while exiting that required transport to a...

Wells Fargo: Q2 Earnings Snapshot

Jul. 12, 2024 06:56 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Wells Fargo & Co. (WFC) on Friday reported second-quarter earnings of $4.91 billion. The bank, based in San Francisco, said it had earnings of $1.33 per share. The results beat Wall Street expectations. The average...

New Oakland Ballers independent minor league team offers ownership stake opportunity to fans

Jul. 11, 2024 18:19 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Baseball fans and others interested in supporting the new Oakland Ballers independent minor league team can now purchase ownership stakes in the expansion club. The B's announced the opportunity early Thursday with the launch of a community investment...