Holy Batkid! 5-year-old cancer patient’s wish comes true as he ‘rescues’ San Franciscans

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Most children only ever dream of becoming a superhero, but a 5-year-old leukemia survivor got to experience something like the real thing on Friday morning in San Francisco.

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Raging California wildfire threatens more of Yosemite

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A California wildfire that has scorched an area bigger than the size of Chicago near Yosemite National Park was 20 percent contained Tuesday, officials said. But the raging blaze was expected to move farther into the park and threaten a reservoir that provides most of San Francisco’s water.

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Pilot in charge of Asiana flight was on first trip as instructor, investigators reveal

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Two flight attendants were ejected from the rear of the plane but survived, the NTSB also said on Tuesday, and the plane went into a 360-degree spin after impact.

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High stress in high heels: Asiana Air flight crew praised for timely response

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They punctured an emergency chute that inflated inside the damaged plane and trapped people beneath. They doused fires while guiding — and sometimes carrying — passengers through smoke to exits and away from the wreckage. With their brisk, measured actions, flight attendants aboard the Asiana Airlines jet that crash landed over the weekend became the talk of American flight crews Monday.

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NTSB: Officials recover black boxes from San Francisco crash site

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News that Asiana Airlines Flight 214’s black boxes were recovered came after the airline’s president said engine failure was likely not the cause of the crash that killed two at San Francisco International Airport.

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Officials: Two people died in San Francisco plane crash and scores were injured

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A Boeing 777 jetliner with more than 300 people on board crashed and burst into flames at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday.

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‘Pillars of smoke,’ ‘several flips’: Witnesses recount scene at San Francisco plane crash

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Witnesses watched in horror as a plane crashed at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday.

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Boeing 777 crashes while landing at San Francisco airport

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A Boeing 777 operated by Asiana Airlines crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, according to Federal Aviation Administration spokesperson Lynn Lunsford.

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Boeing 777 crashes while landing at San Francisco airport

A Boeing 777 operated by Asiana Airlines crashed while landing at San Francisco International Airport on Saturday, according to the Federal Aviation Administration.

'Something that people need to see': National Guard captain wears uniform for gay wedding

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Dozens of couples in jeans, shorts, white dresses and the occasional military uniform filled San Francisco City Hall on Saturday to obtain marriage licenses, a day after California started issuing licenses to same sex couples.

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Rainbow colors: San Francisco City Hall marks historic gay marriage court rulings

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Rainbow-colored lights illuminated City Hall in San Francisco on Wednesday evening after the United States Supreme Court ruled on California’s Proposition 8 and the federal Defense of Marriage Act. The court handed significant victories to gay rights advocates in both cases, but fell short of issuing a landmark ruling on same-sex marriage.  — Reuters

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'Pull over, pull over!': Driver describes horrific Bay Area limousine fire

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Five women who were killed Saturday evening after the stretch limousine they were riding to a bridal party burst into flames on a bridge over the San Francisco Bay tried to escape the inferno through the vehicle’s narrow partition, according to the driver.

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5 women killed in limousine fire on Bay Area bridge

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Five women in their 30s were killed late Saturday when fire engulfed a stretch limousine on the San Mateo-Hayward Bridge over San Francisco Bay, police said.

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Endangered tiger born at San Francisco zoo

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It’s anyone’s guess what the sex of the 10-day old Sumatran tiger at the San Francisco zoo is.

That’s because no human has been inside the Lion House to see the cub, born Feb. 10 to parents Leanne and Larry. Still photographs taken from the video camera inside the grotto show the striped cub nuzzled against its resting mother.

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Anything-goes San Francisco eyes public nudity ban

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San Francisco may be getting ready to shed its image as a city where anything goes, including clothing.