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  • Mother left son with transients to celebrate New Year, deputies say

    A San Bernardino mother was arrested after authorities said she left her 10-year-old son with two transients so she could party on New Year's Eve. Summer Collras, 36, called law enforcement Wednesday morning, saying she had returned home that morning...
  • Are the Sochi Olympics heading for disaster?

    Are the Sochi Olympics heading for disaster?
    Security concerns have been entwined with the planning for every Olympiad at least since Munich 1972. The horrific events in Volgograd in recent days are only a reminder that the Sochi Winter Olympics will open some five weeks from now in a...
  • Gun controls, more immigrant rights among new laws for 2014

    Gun controls, more immigrant rights among new laws for 2014
    SACRAMENTO — Tighter gun controls, new rights for immigrants and a measure increasing access to abortion are among many hundreds of California laws that take effect with the new year. Gov. Jerry Brown and the Legislature also restricted the...
  • Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality

    Obama is right to put spotlight on economic inequality
    You may have missed it, given the launch of the Christmas shopping season and all the foofaraw about the rollout of the Affordable Care Act, but earlier this month Barack Obama gave the most important speech of his presidency. The topic was the rising...
  • Four die after car crashes in Compton while fleeing deputies

    Four die after car crashes in Compton while fleeing deputies
    Four people were killed in Compton on Saturday morning after a high-speed pursuit by Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies ended with the pursued car slamming into another vehicle before flipping and bursting into flames. The collision happened about...
  • Immigration claims for asylum soar

    Immigration claims for asylum soar
    WASHINGTON -- The number of immigrants asking for asylum after illegally entering the United States nearly tripled this year, sending asylum claims to their highest level in two decades and raising concerns that border crossers and members of drug cartels...
  • Amazon employees in Germany strike just before Christmas

    Amazon employees in Germany strike just before Christmas
    Amazon.com workers in Germany walked off the job Monday to demand better wages and treatment, just as the e-commerce giant heads into the thick of Christmas gift-ordering. The Ver.di union said a round of walkouts in Leipzig, Bad Hersfeld and Graben was...
  • Civil rights agency underfunded, hurt by poor policy, study finds

    Civil rights agency underfunded, hurt by poor policy, study finds
    ¬†SACRAMENTO — Budget cuts and poor decisions have interfered with the ability of the state¬† Department of Fair Employment and Housing to investigate discrimination complaints in California, a state study concluded Wednesday. The problems include a...
  • SAC fund manager Michael Steinberg guilty in insider-trading case

    SAC fund manager Michael Steinberg guilty in insider-trading case
    Michael Steinberg became SAC Capital Advisors' longest-serving manager to be convicted of insider trading in a government victory that may increase pressure on his former colleague Mathew Martoma to cooperate in the U.S. investigation of founder Steven A....
  • Kerry seeks to mollify India after diplomat's arrest in New York

    Kerry seeks to mollify India after diplomat's arrest in New York
    WASHINGTON – Secretary of State John F. Kerry on Wednesday “expressed his regret” to a senior Indian official about the treatment of an Indian diplomat who was arrested last week in New York, although he didn’t concede that U.S....
  • Secret policy allows governor to veto public job bias cases

    SACRAMENTO — A long-secret policy has allowed the governor to veto employment discrimination cases against public agencies without explanation or disclosure, hampering the work of the state Department of Fair Employment and Housing, a legislative...