Brian Morearty, 50, a software engineer at Airbnb and one of 600 employees attending a company conference in Paris, spoke to a reporter as he arrived at SFO on Sunday afternoon. On Friday, he took refuge inside the restaurant for six hours. As the scope of the synchronized attacks unfolded during the evening, many of those locked inside pored over their smart phones.
Law enforcement officers accused of sexual misconduct have jumped from job to job — and at times faced fresh allegations that include raping women — because of a tattered network of laws and lax screening that allowed them to stay on the beat.
Advocates of a proposed measure that would require state programs to pay no more for prescription drugs than prices negotiated by the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs said they had turned in 542,879 signatures by Monday’s 5 p.m. deadline, well beyond the 365,880 required by the state.
As the Affordable Care Act’s third open-enrollment season kicks off Sunday, health care experts around the nation will be closely watching whether Covered California gains more traction — and signups — than it did in 2015.
Five people died after a whale watching boat with 27 people on board sank off Vancouver Island, and one person remained missing, Canadian authorities said.
KABUL, Afghanistan (AP) — A strong earthquake in northern Afghanistan shook buildings from Kabul to Delhi, cut power and communications in some areas and caused more than 150 deaths, mainly in Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Bay Area Latinos breathed a collective sigh of relief Saturday after all the roar about Hurricane Patricia, predicted to be “the most dangerous storm in history,” proved to be more of a purr.