March 25, 2012
(03-24) 19:16 PDT TORONTO, Canada (AP) -- Canada's opposition New Democratic Party elected Thomas Mulcair as their leader Saturday, months after the country mourned the loss of their previous chief to cancer. The NDP, a...
(03-24) 19:10 PDT CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) -- Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez flew to Cuba late Saturday to begin radiation therapy on Sunday, one month after undergoing surgery that removed a cancerous tumor. He will...
March 24, 2012
(03-24) 13:18 PDT Los Angeles, CA (AP) -- When Irma Gorrocino enrolled in college , gas was selling for about $2.50 a gallon and commuting to a campus 30 miles from her Southern California home didn't seem like such a...
(03-24) 12:26 PDT San Francisco (AP) -- Federal securities regulators are asking a federal court to order Wells Fargo & Co. to turn over documents in an investigation of the bank's sale of $60 billion in mortgage-backed...
(03-24) 10:21 PDT NEW YORK, (AP) -- Anyone worried about an erosion of America's global status might consider this modest fact: Facebook is the dominant social network in Mongolia. Along with its pervasive social media,...
(03-24) 08:43 PDT Tallahassee, Fla. (AP) -- The father of a freshman in Florida A&M University's famed marching band emailed the school's president in 2007 after getting a series of panic-stricken phone calls. The son...
Number of the day 250,000 That's how many people tune in to the Oprah Winfrey Network on a typical night, according to Horizon Media. Compare that with the 12.6 million viewers who watched Winfrey's ABC-produced talk...
When Oprah Winfrey had a talk show on ABC, she could do no wrong. The queen of afternoon television hosted Hollywood's biggest stars. She famously gave away Pontiacs to her studio audience in 2004. "Everybody gets a car!...
Net Worth Plus Postings from Kathleen Pender's blog (sfgate.com/pender) / Money a tough topic for parents, kids
While 59 percent of parents surveyed said life probably exists on other planets, only 39 percent expect their kids will become millionaires and 26 percent think Social Security will be available in its present form when...