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  • Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates

    Top-two primary might be bad for small-party candidates
    When California voters decided to change the way the state's primary elections work, the move was cast as an effort to moderate a state Capitol gripped by polarization. If the top two vote-getters in a primary faced off against one another in November...
  • Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings

    Suspected white supremacist held in Kansas Jewish center shootings
    OVERLAND PARK, Kan. —┬áThree people were shot to death Sunday at two Jewish community facilities here after a man in his 70s opened fire, authorities said. The gunman was believed to be a longtime white supremacist. As the suspect was taken into...
  • Hawaii governor apologizes for questioning Inouye deathbed drama

    Hawaii governor apologizes for questioning Inouye deathbed drama
    Four days after questioning a deathbed letter at the center of Hawaii’s heated U.S. Senate race, Gov. Neil Abercrombie apologized to the widow of its ascribed author, the late Sen. Daniel K. Inouye, and others he offended. But he stuck to his key...
  • Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up

    Readers concur, 'Six Californias' don't add up
    SACRAMENTO—Judging by your emails, many readers agree with me that a proposed ballot measure to split California into six states is crazy. "Ridiculous." "Laughable." Also, you concur that this bird will never fly. Not only would the plan need to...
  • For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years

    For Hillary Rodham Clinton, archives evoke fiery White House years
    Hillary Rodham Clinton has been basking in the glow of good news for months. Poll after poll shows her towering over the 2016 Republican field. She has been warmly received at her paid speeches (with the exception of that flying shoe). She has a...
  • Obama administration delays Keystone XL pipeline decision

    Obama administration delays Keystone XL pipeline decision
    WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday delayed a decision on the construction of the controversial Keystone XL pipeline, citing a Nebraska state court decision that invalidated part of the project's route. The latest hold-up in the...
  • Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline

    Obama administration delays decision on Keystone XL pipeline
    WASHINGTON -- The Obama administration has delayed a decision on the controversial Keystone XL pipeline project, perhaps until after November’s midterm election. A further delay in the evaluation of the pipeline, which already has lasted more than...
  • Obamacare enrollments hit 8 million

     Obamacare enrollments hit 8 million
    WASHINGTON — Driven by a last-minute flood of enrollments, particularly in California, sign-ups for health insurance through the Affordable Care Act's online marketplaces hit 8 million, President Obama announced Thursday. The total exceeded the...
  • Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job

    Warner Bros. picks Dee Dee Myers for top communications job
    Former White House press secretary Dee Dee Myers is taking her West Wing experience to the West Coast. Warner Bros., Hollywood's largest studio, has named Myers head of corporate communications, replacing longtime studio executive Sue Fleishman. Myers,...
  • Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants

    Obama weighs bond hearings for detained immigrants
    WASHINGTON — Obama administration officials are considering allowing bond hearings for immigrants in prolonged detention, officials said, a shift that could slow the pace of deportations because immigration courts expedite cases of incarcerated...
  • White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings

    White supremacist charged with murder in Kansas shootings
    OLATHE, Kan. — A white supremacist from Missouri was charged Tuesday with murder in the weekend slayings of three people outside two Jewish facilities. Frazier Glenn Cross Jr., 73, also known as Frazier Glenn Miller Jr., appeared by video in a...