Pirates ousted as Giants' power backs Madison Bumgarner shutout
Madison Bumgarner pitched a four-hitter with 10 strikeouts and Brandon Crawford hit the first grand slam by a shortstop in postseason history as the San Francisco Giants routed the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-0 on Wednesday night in the National League wild-car
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson Resigns
Secret Service Director Julia Pierson, who has been skewered by critics over the Sept. 19 White House security breach, has resigned, according to the U.S. Department of Homeland Security.
San Francisco expands free public Wi-Fi access
San Francisco launched free Wi-Fi access at more than 30 public parks, plazas and recreation areas on Wednesday, thanks to a grant from Google.
Lawyer warns of pension cuts in bankruptcy case
City employees could be forced to take a 60 percent pension cuts if a federal judge rejects the city's reorganization plan.
Florida man convicted of murder in killing over loud music
A jury convicted a Florida man on Wednesday of first-degree murder in his retrial for killing a teenager after an argument over loud music.
Facebook apologizes to drag queens for name policy
Faceboook is apologizing to drag queens and the transgender community for deleting accounts that used drag names rather than legal names.
Prosecutor to seek death penalty in beheading
Cleveland County District Attorney Greg Mashburn says he plans to seek the death penalty against a man accused of beheading a woman at an Oklahoma food processing plant.
C.J. Spillman under investigation
Dallas Cowboys safety C.J. Spillman is being investigated in connection with an alleged sexual assault at the team's hotel last month, according to Grapevine, Texas police.
KeiVarae Russell rips Notre Dame
Notre Dame cornerback KeiVarae Russell has voiced heightened frustration with the school in a since-deleted Instagram post, saying it was "becoming ridiculous" after it held a hearing before a disciplinary committee regarding his suspension.
Royals ALDS ticket prices soaring
Postseason fever, for the first time in nearly three decades, is getting expensive. But Kansas City Royals fans are apparently willing to pay what it takes to get into the building.
LeBron gives glimpse in scrimmage
For the first time in more than four years, LeBron James stepped onto the court at Quicken Loans Arena as a member of the hometown Cleveland Cavaliers on Wednesday.
Miguel Cabrera: 'I just want the ring'
Detroit Tigers first baseman Miguel Cabrera opted against signing the paperwork necessary to make him eligible for his playoff bonus, according to a report.