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  • A.W. 'Tom' Clausen dies at 89; longtime Bank of America leader

    A.W. 'Tom' Clausen dies at 89; longtime Bank of America leader
    A.W. "Tom" Clausen, a no-nonsense Midwesterner who led San Francisco-based Bank of America before and after serving as president of the World Bank, died Monday at a hospital in Burlingame, Calif. He was 89. The cause was complications from pneumonia,...
  • H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader

    H.H. Brookins dies at 86; pastor was influential black leader
    The Rev. Hamel Hartford Brookins, an influential bishop and former pastor of the First African Methodist Episcopal Church of Los Angeles who became a political power broker, civil rights leader and mentor to former Mayor Tom Bradley, the Rev. Jesse...
  • James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals

    James R. Browning dies at 93; led 9th Circuit Court of Appeals
    James R. Browning, the rural Montana native who rose to head the powerful U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals and unified its diverse judges in campaigns to enlarge the bench and protect the sprawling circuit from division, has died. He was 93. Browning...
  • Wesley Brown dies at 85; first black graduate of Naval Academy

    Wesley Brown dies at 85; first black graduate of Naval Academy
    Retired Lt. Cmdr. Wesley Brown, the first African American graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, died Tuesday in Silver Spring, Md., the Naval Academy's alumni association announced from Annapolis, Md. He was 85 and had cancer. A 1949 graduate, Brown was...
  • Betty Binns Fletcher dies at 89; liberal U.S. appeals judge

    Betty Binns Fletcher dies at 89; liberal U.S. appeals judge
    Judge Betty Binns Fletcher, considered a liberal stalwart of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals for decades, died Monday in Seattle. She was 89. The 9th Circuit announced her death but did not give the cause. Appointed to the bench by President...
  • Despite gay ban, Boy Scouts can lease public space, court rules

     
    Even though the Boy Scouts of America bars atheists and gays, the city of San Diego is allowed to lease the group public property at nominal rates without running afoul of the state and federal constitutions, a federal appeals court decided Thursday....
  • Inmate-guard sex presumed to be harassment, court says

     
    A three-judge panel of the 9th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals reinstated a claim by an Idaho male prison inmate who said a female guard groped him sexually after he tried to break off a romantic, but non-sexual, relationship with her....
  • Chris Christie has cross-country criticism for Jerry Brown

     
    New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie gave a pep talk to California's Republican delegation on Monday by taking a few swings at Gov. Jerry Brown. Christie, who will be the convention's keynote speaker on Tuesday, called the 74-year-old Democratic governor an.......
  • 1980 Republican National Convention

     
    The 1980 Republican National Convention nominates Ronald Reagan for president and George H.W. Bush for vice president....
  • Man can sue LAPD over allegedly forced confession, court says

     
    Harold C. Hall should be permitted to amend his complaint against the city to allege coerced confession, which the court said was made as a result of "desperation, fear and fatigue," in possible violation of the Fifth Amendment....
  • Protestants lose their majority status in religion survey

     
    Protestants, whose ideals of hard work, individualism and democratic governance have fundamentally shaped the national character, no longer make up a majority of Americans for the first time in history, according to a new study released Tuesday....