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De-Extinction: Bay Area Researcher Hopes to Bring Back the Passenger Pigeon

April 18, 2014 | 8:07 pm

De-Extinction: Bay Area Researcher Hopes to Bring Back the Passenger Pigeon

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Researchers are working to revive the passenger pigeon, once the most abundant bird in the world. But is it right to turn back the clock?

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A Moment: 60 Minutes in a Bar with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

April 18, 2014 | 3:36 pm

A Moment: 60 Minutes in a Bar with Gabriel Garcia Marquez

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KQED’s David Markus recounts the time he spent talking at a bar in Cuba with the author, who died Thursday. …read more

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Male in Life, Female in Death: The Story of Christopher Lee’s Death Certificate

April 18, 2014 | 11:18 am

Male in Life, Female in Death: The Story of Christopher Lee’s Death Certificate

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Friends asked, “Why does it say female? He was male.” And they’ve gone to Sacramento to change the law. …read more

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Economic Recovery Continues as State Added Jobs Last Month

April 18, 2014 | 10:38 am

Economic Recovery Continues as State Added Jobs Last Month

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The unemployment rate in California is down nearly 12 percent from what it was in March last year.

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SpaceX Launches its Dragon Spacecraft to the International Space Station

April 18, 2014 | 9:34 am

SpaceX Launches its Dragon Spacecraft to the International Space Station

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SpaceX, a private space company, is trying again on Friday to launch its Dragon spacecraft. …read more

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Legal Experts, Media and Tech Leaders Support Google in Anti-Muslim Film Case

April 18, 2014 | 9:03 am

Legal Experts, Media and Tech Leaders Support Google in Anti-Muslim Film Case

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Coalition argues federal ruling undermines right of online sites to host content they did not create.

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Dramatic Photos of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath

April 18, 2014 | 8:46 am

Dramatic Photos of 1906 San Francisco Earthquake Aftermath

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View rare color images on the 108th anniversary, commemorated this morning at Lotta’s Fountain.

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Bay Area Grieves for Capsized South Korean Ferry Victims

April 18, 2014 | 8:23 am

Bay Area Grieves for Capsized South Korean Ferry Victims

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Shock and sadness are turning to anger in the Bay Area’s Korean-American community as details emerge.

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2 Key S.F. Hydrants Painted Silver on Eve of Quake’s 108th Anniversary

April 17, 2014 | 3:29 pm

2 Key S.F. Hydrants Painted Silver on Eve of Quake’s 108th Anniversary

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They were among few in city that helped provide water supply and kept fires from spreading after temblor.

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Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

April 17, 2014 | 2:27 pm

Nobel Prize-Winning Author Gabriel Garcia Marquez Dies At 87

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The Colombian-born author of One Hundred Years of Solitude had been in failing health for some time.

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