San Francisco Zoo holds naming contest for new koala

The 2-year-old male arrived from the Los Angeles Zoo, where he was known as Flin. He gets to assume new identity in his new home, however, following the San Francisco Zoo's fundraising tradition of allowing donors to name new arrivals.

7 killed, 14 tortured in exorcism terror rituals in Panama

Seven people were killed in a bizarre religious ritual in a jungle community in Panama, in which indigenous residents were rounded up by about 10 lay preachers and tortured, beaten, burned and hacked with machetes to make them “repent their sins,” authorities said Thursday.

49ers GM John Lynch wins PFWA Executive of the Year

Lynch was honored for his role in helping transform the 49ers from a four-win season in 2018 to a 13-3 record this past season. San Francisco earned the top seed in the NFC for the first time since 1997 and is playing Green Bay in the NFC championship game on Sunday.

Delivery workers sue over lack of independence, pay & benefits

Delivery workers are suing Linn Star Transfer Inc. claiming they're misclassified as independent contractors instead of employees and receive no minimum wage, no overtime and no coverage of business-related expenses despite having little control of their loads, schedules or routes.