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  • France considers reparations for Holocaust survivors in U.S.

    France considers reparations for Holocaust survivors in U.S.
    WASHINGTON — Seventy-two years after Nazis began deporting French Jews to concentration camps, the French government is negotiating to pay reparations for the first time to several hundred Holocaust survivors now living in the U.S. who survived...
  • Fraternity expels 3 linked to statue noose, suspends Ole Miss chapter

    Fraternity expels 3 linked to statue noose, suspends Ole Miss chapter
    The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity said it has indefinitely suspended its chapter at Ole Miss and has expelled three 19-year-old freshmen who it said were responsible for the "desecration" last weekend of a campus statue honoring the school's first black...
  • Glenn County is third in Calif. to back breakaway State of Jefferson

    Glenn County is third in Calif. to back breakaway State of Jefferson
    SAN FRANCISCO — The Glenn County Board of Supervisors this week joined its counterparts in Modoc and Siskiyou counties in supporting a declaration favoring the breakaway State of Jefferson — a grouping of Northern California counties that...
  • Want fewer guns on California streets? Open carry may be the answer.

     Want fewer guns on California streets? Open carry may be the answer.
    What's the best way to minimize the number of guns on California's streets? That's the question confronting gun control supporters after this month's ruling by the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals striking down San Diego's restrictions on carrying...
  • Texas executes Mexican citizen who killed police officer

    Texas executes Mexican citizen who killed police officer
    HOUSTON — Texas executed a Mexican citizen late Wednesday despite objections from Mexico, a former Texas governor and U.S. Secretary of State John F. Kerry. Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, was put to death at 9:32 p.m. Central time for killing a Houston...
  • Orange County loosens requirements for carrying concealed guns

    Orange County loosens requirements for carrying concealed guns
    Orange County has loosened requirements for carrying concealed weapons in public following a pro-gun ruling last week by a federal appeals court, officials said Thursday. A three-judge panel of the U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled 2 to 1 that...
  • Letters: Obama's executive orders

    Re "Imperial, shrinking president," Opinion, Feb. 18 As Jonah Goldberg insinuates, what we all learned in fifth-grade civics class about the "three branches of government producing checks and balances" now appears doubtful. Something of an honor...
  • Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests

    Planned execution in Texas draws high-profile protests
    HOUSTON — Secretary of State John F. Kerry and a former Texas governor are part of an international coalition trying to halt Texas' execution of a Mexican citizen this week. Edgar Tamayo Arias, 46, is to be put to death Wednesday for fatally...
  • Ole Miss wants 3 students charged in James Meredith noose case

    Ole Miss wants 3 students charged in James Meredith noose case
    University of Mississippi police are pushing for criminal charges to be filed against three 19-year-old male freshmen suspected of placing a noose and a flag with a Confederate battle emblem on the campus statue of civil rights icon James Meredith....
  • Oregon joins the list: State won't defend gay marriage ban

    Oregon joins the list: State won't defend gay marriage ban
    Oregon's attorney general will not defend the state's same-sex marriage ban in court, lending momentum to activists seeking to end the last such remaining ban on the West Coast. The announcement by Atty. Gen. Ellen F. Rosenblum on Thursday does not,...
  • Death sentence upheld for Montebello woman who murdered her husband

    Death sentence upheld for Montebello woman who murdered her husband
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The California Supreme Court unanimously upheld the death penalty Thursday for a Montebello woman convicted of murdering her husband for life insurance and implicated in the choking death years earlier of her baby daughter. Angelina...