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    There will be limited, patchy fog along the coast this morning. The afternoon features mostly sunny skies and air quality between good and moderate across the Bay Area.VIDEO: Meteorologist Drew Tuma has your AccuWeather forecastHighs range from the mid 60s to the mid 80s. Overnight it is a mainly clear sky with lows in the...
    We have now entered the fall season, and with that (typically) comes the season of the Santa Ana winds, those hot, dry winds that characterize many of our weather patterns during the last months of the year. Raymond Chandler, the noted crime novelist who wrote such classics as “The Big Sleep,” described the condition: “There...
    PRAGUE (AP) — The Czech Republic wants to buy a new air defense system for its military from the Israeli government, the defense ministry said on Friday. The Czechs want to acquire the SPYDER system, which is made by the Israeli state-run company Rafael Advanced Defense Systems Ltd. and is capable of providing protection against...
    PARIS (Reuters) - The risks of air travellers catching COVID-19 on a passenger aircraft are "very marginal" provided health measures are applied, Europe's top aviation safety regulator said on Friday. Only seven out of three million passengers on flights in recent weeks showed symptoms of the virus while on board, according to the European Union...
    PRAGUE (Reuters) - The Czech Defence Ministry will start talks with the Israeli government to buy a short and medium range air defence system made by Israeli state-owned supplier Rafael, the ministry said on Friday. The government has been raising defence spending to modernise its armed forces, but has admitted it would fall short of...
    (Reuters) - The commander of Andersen Air Force Base on the U.S. Pacific island of Guam on Friday said a Chinese air force video that seemed to show a simulated attack on his facility was "propaganda" designed to coerce and antagonise. The video showed nuclear-capable H-6 bombers striking what appears to be Anderson, though it...
    THIS is the harrowing moment a great-grandad was thrown 100ft in the air as he was killed by a hit-and-run driver while on his bicycle. The horror footage has been released with permission by Andell Goulbourne's distraught family in a bid to catch the killer. 8Footage shows the moment a cyclist is mown down by...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) – The U.S. Air Force Academy has installed a new superintendent who will be the first Black officer to lead the military institution. The Gazette reports Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs. Privileged...
    San Francisco, California, on September 9, 2020. Katie Canales/Business Insider Wildfire smoke has likely killed more than 1,200 people in California this year, according to Stanford researchers.  That's because smoke contains harmful particles that can enter the lungs and bloodstream, raising people's risk of heart attacks, strokes, and premature death.  The analysis only...
    SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) -- Here we go again, Bay Area. A grueling heat wave is heading into town, and this time it's going to stick around a while."You're really going to feel the heat starting Sunday," says ABC7 News meteorologist Drew Tuma. "That's when we're going to see a loss of the marine layer. We're...
    SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – After several days of clear skies and clean air, the possibility of wildfire smoke has prompted an Air Quality Advisory for the Bay Area on Friday. The Bay Area Air Quality Management District issued the advisory on Thursday, as smoke from the August Complex Fire burning in the Mendocino National...
    China sent two military surveillance planes towards Taiwan for three days in a row, which Taiwan called “deliberate provocation,” according to The Associated Press. Two planes were sent to Taiwan’s air defense identification zone and the country’s air patrols were sent as a response, Taiwan’s National Defense Ministry said, according to the AP. “We oppose...
    He's making it very clear where his loyalties begin and end. Donald Trump is not fighting for reelection because he's already lost. He's fighting to stay in power, and he'll do it by any means including refusing to abide by the results of the election. He's promised that, out loud. Republican senators—basically unanimously—are helping him,...
    The arrival of fall in the D.C. area brings cooler weather, changing leaves and  — sniffle — the nuisance of seasonal allergies. Right now, “ragweed is really the big player in Washington,” said Dr. Rachel Schreiber, an allergist and immunologist in Rockville, Maryland. “And ragweed can really wreak havoc on allergy sufferers.” Schreiber said ragweed...
    United Airlines announced Thursday that it will become the first US carrier to offer a rapid-response coronavirus testing program – with passengers flying from San Francisco to Hawaii having an option to order home kits or be tested at the airport. Fliers who test negative on either test will not be subjected to the state’s...
    What if Air Force fighters and bombers were successfully attacking an enemy with absolute precision and exact targeting data when all of a sudden their GPS signals disappeared or got hacked? What if that threw off the guided missiles and ground-coordinates being assembled on the ground by friendly Joint Tactical Air Controllers? In a matter...
    Gerrit Cole and Masahiro Tanaka will start the first two games of the best-of-three postseason series that will be played Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Aaron Boone has J.A. Happ and Deivi Garcia to consider starting for a deciding third game. So, where does that leave Jordan Montgomery for the first round? Boone said Wednesday...
    It’s no secret that fried food is a staple of American cuisine. Fried food is something we all love, but not something we can all enjoy without feeling guilty. Traditionally, frying food adds an immense amount of fat, making it unhealthy to consumer regularly. But, if you love fried food as much as I do,...
    Gerrit Cole and Masahiro Tanaka will start the first two games of the best-of-three postseason series that will be played Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday. Aaron Boone has J.A. Happ and Deivi Garcia to consider starting for a deciding third game. So, where does that leave Jordan Montgomery for the first round? Boone said Wednesday that...
    Conservative radio host Dan Bongino announced to his listeners on Tuesday that he has been diagnosed with a tumor. “It’s a tumor, but there’s a strong likelihood that it is not cancerous,” Bongino told his followers on Rumble, a platform he recently bought a stake in as a response to YouTube censorship, adding that at...
    PALO ALTO, Calif. (KGO) -- The Bay Area's record-breaking streak of poor air quality could cost thousands of lives, according to a new calculation by Stanford researchers.Marshall Burke, an associate professor of earth system science at the university, looked at extensive research on the effects of wildfire pollutants in the air in connection to increase...
    MADRID — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say. The River Troupe Gospel, a volunteer gospel group, rehearsed on Sept. 11 ahead of an open-air performance two days later for a...
    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German airline Lufthansa says it will test the practice of offering on-the-spot coronavirus tests before boarding intercontinental flights in an attempt to find a way to get long-haul passengers flying again. The airline said Thursday it was working with partners in the pharmaceutical industry to obtain an accurate test that could...
    MADRID — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say. The River Troupe Gospel, a volunteer gospel group, rehearsed on Sept. 11 ahead of an open-air performance two days later for a local...
    VILNIUS, LITHUANIA — Ten NATO nations kicked off the Tobruq Legacy multinational aerial exercises this week over the skies of Lithuania, Poland and Germany, aiming to practice defending NATO’s most vulnerable region from a Russian air attack. “This is the flank of NATO where the adversary has absolute superiority in the air,” Lithuanian Defense Minister...
    We are dealing with areas of fog this morning and some morning drizzle along our coast. Clouds will break down this morning and the afternoon should feature a fair amount of sunshine and good air quality. Highs range from the mid-60s to mid-80s. Overnight expect patchy fog to again move in and around the Bay...
    THIS is the horrifying moment a grandma is hurled through the air by a maniac hit-and-run driver. The 70-year-old suffered horrific injuries including a brain bleed as well as a broken neck, pelvis, and clavicle. 4A grandmother was hurled into the air after being hit by a car in Los AngelesCredit: LAPD 4The 70-year-old was...
    We are dealing with areas of fog this morning and some morning drizzle along our coast. Clouds will break down this morning and the afternoon should feature a fair amount of sunshine and good air quality. Highs range from the mid-60s to mid-80s. Overnight expect patchy fog to again move in and around the Bay...
    Associated Press MADRID (AP) — At least 30 of 41 members of a gospel choir in northeastern Spain have contracted coronavirus following a rehearsal indoors with little air circulation, local authorities and the chorus say. The River Troupe Gospel, a volunteer gospel group, rehearsed on Sept. 11 ahead of an open-air performance two days later...
    As I write, the air quality in most of Northern California is pretty good but it was horrible about a week ago and could get bad again during the rest of the fire season.  A few weeks ago I wrote about various government and privately-owned air monitors in our communities, including Larry Magid (Gary Reyes /...
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves. Both parks closed last Thursday when smoke from the sixth-largest wildfire in recorded California history created hazardous air quality. Park officials said air quality is projected...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force Academy installed a new superintendent who will be the first Black officer to lead the military institution. Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs, The Gazette reports. Clark accepted...
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (AP) — The U.S. Air Force Academy installed a new superintendent who will be the first Black officer to lead the military institution. Lt. Gen. Richard Clark also became the first former commandant of cadets to return to the top position at the academy near Colorado Springs, The Gazette reports. Clark accepted...
    Craig Carton said he nearly committed suicide in 2017 a month before he was arrested on four counts of fraud by the FBI. In next month’s HBO documentary, “Wild Card: The Downfall of a Radio Loudmouth,” Carton said that, while on vacation with his wife in Whistler, British Columbia, he was riding on a ski...
    MSNBC analyst Jason Johnson said potential violent protests in reaction to the grand jury in the Breonna Taylor case charging former Louisville police officer Brett Hankison with three counts of first-degree wanton endangerment earlier would be a “whole bunch of interlopers and white nationalists and three-percenters and terrorists battling it out in the street.” Johnson...
    YOSEMITE NATIONAL PARK, Calif. (AP) — Kings Canyon National Park reopened to visitors on Wednesday and Yosemite National Park will welcome back visitors on Friday as air quality improves. Both parks closed last Thursday when smoke from the sixth-largest wildfire in recorded California history created hazardous air quality. Park officials said air quality is projected...
    BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Authorities say a firefighter died after his single-engine air tanker crashed while he was fighting a small fire in southwestern Idaho Tuesday evening. The Bureau of Land Management identified the firefighter Wednesday as pilot Ricky Fulton. He was flying a T-857 aircraft owned by Aero S.E.A.T. Incorporated. The company was on...
    BOSTON (CBS) – Dr. Mallika Marshall is answering your coronavirus-related medical questions. If you have a question for Dr. Mallika, email her or message her on Facebook or Twitter. Dr. Mallika is offering her best advice, but as always, consult your personal doctor before making any decisions about your personal health. I live with my mom who finished chemotherapy...
    (CBSDFW.COM) – After just six minutes of jury deliberation, a Plano man has been convicted of trying to entice a 12-year-old girl at an Air Force base in Texas in June. The U.S. Attorney of the Northern District of Texas announced Tzu Fan Chen, 54, was found guilty on one count of attempted enticement of...
    Britney's fans looked for deeper meaning in her beach snapshots. Britney Spears showed off her bikini body during a trip to the beach, and she made a fun observation about a few photos that were snapped while she sunbathed in the sand. On Wednesday, the 38-year-old pop star took to Instagram to share a new...
    SCOTT Air Force Base in Illinois has been placed in lockdown as an alleged emergency was declared in one of the dorms. Despite previous rumors, the base has confirmed that there is not an active shooter present. 1The base is under lockdown The base said in a statement: "Scott AFB is responding to a situation...
    YOSEMITE (CBS SF) — Officials in Yosemite National Park announced Tuesday that the park will reopen to all visitors Friday morning after an over week-long closure due to wildfire smoke and hazardous air quality. Smoke from the Creek Fire and other wildfires has been impacting visitors to the park since Labor Day Weekend. The park...
    Actress and activist Alyssa Milano hit out at the "rightwing media" and internet "trolls" on Tuesday after she and her family went viral over the weekend for reportedly calling authorities to report an armed man in their neighborhood. Judging by her storied social media presence, Milano, a vocal leftist, apparently supports...
    Saath Nibhana Saathiya 2 has been in the news for a while now and why not. The show’s first season ran for almost 7 years and was a huge success. In fact, the show that aired on Star Plus in the 7 pm slot, made the slot known as the new prime time. And with...
    Potentially toxic carbon- and metal-rich air pollution particles from street traffic have been found in the placentas of pregnant women for the first time, according to new research. The study, recently published in the journal Science of The Total Environment, shows that inhaled nanoparticles from air pollution can travel in the bloodstream from the lungs...
    Alyssa Milano denied reports she called the police to her home Sunday and said it was her neighbor who initially called, but admitted that her talent agent husband Dave Bugliari made a follow up phone call to check on the officers' status  Alyssa Milano has hit back at reports that she called the cops...