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  1. Volvo goes electric, ditches cars powered solely by gasRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 5 | KFBB

    Volvo plans to build only electric and hybrid vehicles starting in 2019, making it the first major automaker to abandon cars and SUVs powered solely by the internal combustion engine. CEO Hakan Samuelsson said the move was dictated by customer demand.


  2. Some vets can go to CVS 'MinuteClinics' for minor illnessesRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2017 | KFBB

    Some ailing veterans can now use their federal health care benefits at CVS "MinuteClinics" to treat minor illnesses and injuries, under a pilot program announced Tuesday by the Department of Veterans Affairs. The new program, currently limited to the Phoenix area, comes three years after the VA faced allegations of chronically long wait times at its centers, including its Phoenix facility, which treats about 120,000 veterans.


  3. Computer pioneer Robert W. Taylor dies at 85Read the original story

    Apr 15, 2017 | KFBB

    Robert W. Taylor, who was instrumental in creating the internet and the modern personal computer, has died. He was 85. Taylor, who had Parkinson's disease, died Thursday at his home in the San Francisco Peninsula community of Woodside, his son, Kurt Taylor, told the Los Angeles Times and the New York Times .


  4. 2 schools named after eugenics advocates to get new namesRead the original story

    Mar 18, 2017 | KFBB

    School officials in Palo Alto have unanimously voted to rename two middle schools that bear the names of leaders in the eugenics movement. The Mercury News reports the Palo Alto Unified School District Board of Education voted Friday 5-0 to rename Jordan Middle School, which is named after David Starr Jordan, and Terman Middle School, which is named after Lewis Terman.


  5. $20K reward offered as sheriff vows to capture jail escapeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KFBB

    Santa Clara County sheriff's... . RETRANSMISSION TO CORRECT SPELLING OF NAME TO LARON - This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows Laron Campbell.


  6. $20K reward offered for 2 men who escaped California jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2016 | KFBB

    Four inmates escaped from a California jail, on Wednesday, Nov. 23,... . CORRECTS DEPUTY'S LAST NAME TO GLENNON INSTEAD OF GELNNON - This photo provided by the Santa Clara County Sheriff's Office shows Rogelio Chavez.


  7. DIY breast reconstruction: Device lets women do part at homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 15, 2016 | KFBB

    Doctors are testin... . This Thursday, Oct. 20, 2016 photo shows the AeroForm tissue expander, left, and handheld dosage controller at the NewYork-Presbyterian/Columbia University Medical Center.


  8. Anger still flares after judge OKs Volkswagen emissions dealRead the original story

    Oct 25, 2016 | KFBB

    A federal judge approved the largest auto-scandal settlement in U.S. history Tuesday, giving nearly a half-million Volkswagen owners and leaseholders the choice between selling their cars back or having them repaired so they don't cheat on emissions tests and spew excess pollution. U.S. District Judge Charles Breyer said the nearly $15 billion deal "adequately and fairly" compensates consumers and gets the polluting vehicles off the road as soon as possible.


  9. Tesla on Autopilot and bus collide in GermanyRead the original story

    Sep 29, 2016 | KFBB

    Police in northern Germany say a Tesla being driven with its Autopilot system engaged collided with a bus on a highway. Ratzeburg police say that the crash happened Wednesday afternoon on a stretch of autobahn about 50 kilometers east of Hamburg.


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