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New Year's Day

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  • Texas executes serial killer with state's new drug supply

    Texas executes serial killer with state's new drug supply
    HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A serial killer was put to death Thursday in Texas after the U.S. Supreme Court rejected his lawyers' demand that the state release information about where it gets its lethal injection drug. Tommy Lynn Sells, 49, was the first...
  • Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012

    Coast Guard blasts Shell for ignoring risks over Arctic rig in 2012
    SEATTLE — A Coast Guard investigation into the 2012 grounding of the Kulluk, an offshore drilling rig operated by Royal Dutch Shell in the harsh Arctic, blasted the oil company for legal violations, poor management and taking undue risks,...
  • Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions

    Downtown L.A. music festival sparks mixed reactions
    The push to bring a major music festival to downtown Los Angeles — one with rapper Jay Z expected to play a creative role — has set off a tussle between two L.A. politicians. Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar contends he was left out...
  • Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Henry Cavill broke up, but the paparazzi stayed

    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting, Henry Cavill broke up, but the paparazzi stayed
    Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting learned it the hard way: Once you've dated Superman, you can never go back. At least as far as the paparazzi are concerned.  We're referring to the effects of "The Big Bang Theory" star's 10-day "relationship" last summer with Henry...
  • Indispensable insider looks out for Gov. Jerry Brown's interests

    Indispensable insider looks out for Gov. Jerry Brown's interests
    SACRAMENTO — Nancy McFadden begins most mornings on a conference call with other members of Gov. Jerry Brown's inner circle, the governor occasionally chiming in from the background. When Brown took office, the gathering, led by his wife, Anne...
  • California man arrested in terrorism case warned: 'Don't go to L.A.'

    California man arrested in terrorism case warned: 'Don't go to L.A.'
    A 20-year-old community college student who lived in a mobile home park near Lodi was arrested Sunday night near the Canadian border after he allegedly told a paid FBI informant he wanted to fight on the side of Al Qaeda in Syria. Nicholas Teausant, a...
  • Lodi man arrested in terrorism case

    Lodi man arrested in terrorism case
    He was a 20-year-old community college student, a single father to an infant daughter and a failed National Guardsman living in a trailer park outside Lodi, Calif. Online, Nicholas Teausant took on a different persona, authorities allege. On Instagram,...
  • Uber ride-sharing service upgrades insurance coverage

    Uber ride-sharing service upgrades insurance coverage
    SACRAMENTO — Ride-sharing company Uber is upping the ante in its drive to persuade government regulators that the public is protected when its drivers are between fares. Uber announced Friday that it was closing a so-called insurance gap in its...
  • Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets

    Figure skater Johnny Weir, husband Victor Voronov split, he tweets
    Olympic figure skater Johnny Weir has announced that he and his husband, Victor Voronov, have split. Weir, 29, an NBC commentator during the Sochi Winter Olympics, broke the news on Twitter Wednesday. "It is with great sadness that I announce that...
  • Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?

    Where are the positive stories about Obamacare?
    If there were fairness in this world, Rita Rizzo would be a media star. Rizzo, 60, owns a management consulting firm for nonprofit groups and government offices in Akron, Ohio, with her husband, Lou Vincent, 64. Vincent, who suffers from Type 2 diabetes...
  • Report: New York man 'basically baked to death' in Rikers Island jail

    Report: New York man 'basically baked to death' in Rikers Island jail
    A news report has raised questions about how New York City jail officials handle at-risk inmates after a troubled 56-year-old former Marine was found dead in a Rikers Island cell where the temperature at one point had reportedly exceeded 100 degrees....