SFExaminer

Brown should veto anti-democratic bill

State legislators have sent 600 bills to Gov. Jerry Brown, many of…

Death benefits: Over $600 million paid to dead federal workers

WHAT: Because deaths were not reported, more than $600 million in payments…

Too many medical machines beep producing false alarms

The growing problem of “alarm fatigue” is blamed for the death of…

AP File PhotoDeals: Pakistani disgrace nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan

Merchant of nukes: Pakistan dealt nuclear technology to outlaw nations

Deals: Pakistani disgrace nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan, allegedly leaked atomic weapons secrets…

AP File PhotoDeals: Pakistani disgrace nuclear scientist A.Q. Khan

Hackers break into the NBC News Twitter account

Hackers broke into the NBC News Twitter account and sent a series…

Vulnerable: US medical system is less ready for a massive disaster

WHAT: The U.S. has 50,000 fewer public health workers than it did…

IRS allows undocumented workers to collect tax refunds

The Internal Revenue Service let undocumented workers collect $4.2 billion in refundable…

Cut-rate skies: Low pilot pay raises passenger risk

WHAT: A rookie co-pilot on a regional airline flying out of San…

Legal disappearance: China moves to legitimize ‘disappearing’ of dissidents

WHAT: Amendments proposed for China’s criminal procedure law would allow police to…

Protesters glue school doors to block governor

Protesters glued shut the front door locks at Messmer Preparatory School in…

No escape: Most doctors get sued for malpractice sooner or later

WHAT: A Harvard study of 1991-2005 data on nearly 41,000 physicians found…

Skin cream maker cancels a print ad that triggered online complaints of racism

The makers of Nivea skin creams canceled a print ad that triggered…

Military memorabilia collector spooked by mortar shell

Natchez, Miss., Judge Charlie Vess and his wife found a mortar shell…

Mortgage fraud: FBI says home-loan scams still widespread

WHAT: The FBI’s annual report on mortgage fraud said that even in…

Just more of the same old, same old at Muni

Despite the recent replacement of San Francisco Municipal Transportation Agency Executive Director…

Insulin confiscated by Transportation Security Administration screeners

A pregnant and diabetic woman had her insulin and ice packs confiscated…

Lightning gun: Parts from failed US bomb-zapper for sale on eBay

WHAT: San Francisco techie Cody Oliver needed a robotic control system for…

Pointless: Panel urges scrapping FDA medical device approvals

WHAT: An Institute of Medicine commission hired by the Food and Drug…

Zimbabwean law banning anti-presidential insults

A Zimbabwean security guard who joked at work about President Robert Mugabe’s…

Open, competitive bidding is always best way

The San Francisco Examiner’s position on the awarding of government contracts has…