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  Last updated on Wed, 13 Dec 2017

Senators say bill will save lives in crashes between cars and trucks, Tue, 12 Dec 2017
Gillibrand and Rubio have proposed a bipartisan bill that would require side guards on trucks to prevent "underride" crashes, in which cars go under trucks.
'Feminism' is Merriam-Webster's 2017 Word of the Year, Tue, 12 Dec 2017
Feminism has been in Merriam-Webster's annual Top 10 for the last few years, including sharing word-of-the-year honors with other "isms" in 2015. Socialism, fascism, racism, communism, capitalism and terrorism rounded out the bunch. Surreal was the word of the year last year.
Lucky to be alive: Ice ball falling from sky crashes into SoCal home
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Tue, 12 Dec 2017
For the second time in a month, a San Bernardino, Calif.—area home has been "ice-bombed," presumably by an aircraft passing overhead.
SF Muni, other transit agencies to pause at noon in memory of Mayor Lee
SFGate Bay Area News Stories, Tue, 12 Dec 2017
Muni streetcars, buses and cable cars, BART trains, and buses from AC Transit and a number of other transit agencies will stop at noon Tuesday for a minute in remembrance of Mayor Ed Lee. Trains will slow to a stop and buses will pull over, and operators will make an announcement explaining the reason for the unscheduled stop and honoring the mayor. Lee, the city’s first Asian American mayor, died early Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack. He was 65. Michael Cabanatuan is a San Francisco Chronicle staff writer. Email: Twitter: @ctuan
NYC blast suspect aimed to avenge Muslim deaths, sources say, Tue, 12 Dec 2017
Akayed Ullah, a 27-year-old Bangladeshi immigrant, said he consumed terrorist propaganda and learned how to make the explosive device through online instructions, according to officials.
'Attempted terrorist attack': Suspect held after NYC rush-hour blast, Mon, 11 Dec 2017
The suspect, Akayed Ullah, was "wearing an improvised low-tech explosive device" that detonated in a subway tunnel passageway, authorities said.