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  • Thailand election will proceed despite threats

    Thailand election will proceed despite threats
    BANGKOK, Thailand — A controversial election in Thailand will proceed as scheduled Sunday despite threats of continued violence from antigovernment protesters and fear that the result will only deepen the country's eight-year political crisis....
  • Two main GOP rivals of Brown didn't vote in many elections

    Two main GOP rivals of Brown didn't vote in many elections
    The two main Republicans hoping to take on Gov. Jerry Brown in the fall have failed to vote in many elections, according to documents and interviews. Assemblyman Tim Donnelly has cast a ballot in about half of the elections held since 1995, while former...
  • Letters: Voting Rights Act doesn't need a fix

    Re "Fixing the Voting Rights Act," Editorial, Jan. 24 There isn't any legislation needed. The Supreme Court's decision last year was aimed at only one section of the Voting Rights Act; the rest remains in full force. As The Times recognizes, the Justice...
  • Oscars: In shocker, 'Alone Yet Not Alone' song nomination revoked

    Oscars: In shocker, 'Alone Yet Not Alone' song nomination revoked
    Citing direct campaigning that created “the appearance of an unfair advantage,” the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has revoked an Oscar nomination for “Alone Yet Not Alone,” the tune from the faith-based movie of the...
  • Neel Kashkari enters race for California governor

     Neel Kashkari enters race for California governor
    SACRAMENTO — Former U.S. Treasury official Neel Kashkari announced Tuesday that he is running for governor, arguing that the status quo is failing millions of Californians and staking his campaign on his ability to create jobs and improve public...
  • Don't scrap California's bullet train for the Hyperloop -- yet

    Don't scrap California's bullet train for the Hyperloop -- yet
    California’s bullet train is taking heat from all sides. Last week, Republican Rep. Jeff Denham of Turlock introduced legislation to suspend federal funding for the high-speed rail line, amid concern that the project may not get the state and...
  • Obama's data gurus - myths and reality

    Obama's data gurus - myths and reality
    How much of a boost did President  Obama’s 2012 campaign really get from its much-vaunted mastery of data analysis? A significant amount, but not as much as some people think, according to a new analysis by two leading political scientists. The...
  • As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization

    As marijuana attitudes shift, this may be a year of legalization
    SEATTLE — The new year is shaping up to be one of the marijuana movement's strongest ever. The first legal pot storefronts in America opened to long lines in Colorado 20 days ago. Washington state is poised to issue licenses for producing,...
  • Goodbye Bowl Championship Series standings, we hardly knew ye

    Goodbye Bowl Championship Series standings, we hardly knew ye
    Sunday night I was emailed the last Bowl Championship Series standings ever assembled. I didn't cry, but I sniffled. The standings were compiled and delivered, seven Sundays a season, by the National Football Foundation. You could click the short-form...
  • The voter who snubbed Dodgers' Yasiel Puig explains why

    The voter who snubbed Dodgers' Yasiel Puig explains why
    The lone writer who left Yasiel Puig off his National League rookie of the year ballot said Monday he considered the Dodgers outfielder among "four really good candidates for three spots." Jose Fernandez of the Miami Marlins won the award, with 26 of...
  • Despite injuries, Kobe Bryant leads All-Star voting in backcourt

    Despite injuries, Kobe Bryant leads All-Star voting in backcourt
    Kobe Bryant is still a likely to be voted by fans to be a starter on the Western Conference All-Star team, according to an All-Star balloting update Tuesday from the NBA. Despite playing just six games so far this season while recovering from an...