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Tuesday, October 27, 2020

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Explained: What United's announcement of direct flights to India means for international travel

September 16, 2020 1:51 pm

In the aftermath of Covid19 pandemic, aviation experts have pointed out a possible shift in trend towards passengers for long-haul destinations opting for non-stop flights instead of non-stop hub flights.

The tales that provide a theme for a dream in San Francisco

December 15, 2019 8:15 am

San Francisco’s captivating charm lay in those picture-postcard views. But its magnetic allure lay in its attitude.

California wildfires: Utility says power lines may have started two fires

October 29, 2019 8:46 am

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says its power lines may have started two wildfires over the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Prankster puts glowing red eyes on Gandhi statue in San Francisco, photos go viral

August 10, 2019 4:39 pm

Pictures of the 'prank' went viral after one Redditor VickyOneTime shared the images on the platform in a subreddit group with the title, "What I can only imagine was Winston Churchill’s nightmare..."

Black leaders support preserving controversial mural in San Francisco

August 07, 2019 12:37 pm

The mural was created in 1936 and depicts the life of George Washington. It shows pioneers standing over the dead body of a Native American and slaves working at Washington's estate.

Four injured after gunman opens fire in San Francisco-area shopping mall

July 03, 2019 7:17 am

Police were searching for one or possibly two gunmen who may have fled the scene

San Francisco becomes first US city to ban e-cigarette sales

June 26, 2019 2:03 pm

Companies such as Juul Labs Inc. lose home turf as the San Francisco Board of Supervisors approved the ordinance on Tuesday, banning the sale and distribution of e-cigarettes until they have approval from the US Food and Drug Administration.

Explained: The push for, and the pushback against, facial recognition technology

May 16, 2019 1:27 pm

The unease around the use of facial recognition stems from concerns over the loss of privacy, and fears that the state may be unwilling or incapable of protecting this fundamental right of citizens.

San Francisco bans facial recognition technology

May 15, 2019 6:55 am

The San Francisco proposal adds that it “is really forward-looking and looks to prevent the unleashing of this dangerous technology against the public.”