Only a fraction of Mexicans get U.S. asylum.
If you ever wondered what the spies at Facebook and LinkedIn have learned about their millions of users, here's your answer: An increasing number of people have job descriptions that include the word "ninja," open relationships don't work, and getting engaged turns women into unhappy bridezillas. ... More >>
What the hell?In the course of getting slowly from here to there on Muni, we've seen it all: urination, defecation, confrontation, defenestration, and Matt Gonzalez. But, until now, we'd never seen anyone break out a spoon and a bowl and begin slurping oatmeal on the L-Taraval. To paraphras ... More >>
Tom Green would have been available for this 'road trip' as well...Hey, here's an idea for some great television. Take 10 young people -- and make 'em all good-looking and no older than 22. Give some of 'em an ethnic and big-city background, but make sure to get some country mixed in with that rock ... More >>
"Not unlike a ball sack, no..."This month, San Francisco medical scientists cured a rash of British prudery by demonstrating that the term "seminal" -- a word meaning both "semen-like", and "highly original and influencing the development of future events" -- does not constitute sexist language.In S ... More >>
Amidst all the murders in San Francisco, some suspicious deaths are hidden in a secret burial ground of bureaucracy.
Don't be fooled by the title: This isn't old-hat lefty hysteria
After 20 years, Caryl Churchill's farce about sexual hang-ups has lost its ability to shock
Artist Jona Frank shows her series of revealing portraits taken at high schools around the country
A Berkeley forensic mathematician, the herculean effort to identify World Trade Center victims with DNA, and the value of closure
Nurses are being trained to deal with the needs of both patients and police
Should the U.S. give asylum to victims of domestic violence? A Mission District woman's case may help decide that question.