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  • At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches

    At low point for state GOP, gubernatorial rivals make their pitches
    BURLINGAME, Calif. — The two leading candidates to challenge Gov. Jerry Brown's reelection bid put their clashing brands of conservatism on display Saturday at a state Republican convention where party loyalists conceded their election prospects...
  • King City police scandal ignites Latinos' ire

    King City police scandal ignites Latinos' ire
    KING CITY, Calif. — Angel Pineda tucked his white cowboy hat under a folding chair in the packed church hall and listened. First came the civil rights presentation — on what to do if pulled over by police. "I want a lawyer," American Civil...
  • When American Christian evangelicals export hate not love

    When American Christian evangelicals export hate not love
    Eventually, the idea that it’s OK to be against gay marriage because of your religious beliefs is going to seem as silly as opposing interracial marriage because you weren’t raised that way. Eventually gay marriage will be as normal as...
  • Obama calls on Homeland Security to ease deportations

    Obama calls on Homeland Security to ease deportations
    WASHINGTON — Under orders by President Obama to enforce immigration laws "more humanely," Homeland Security officials are focusing on at least two major policy changes that would slow the pace of deportations of immigrants in the U.S. illegally....
  • U.S.-Russia talks on Crimea come up empty in London

    U.S.-Russia talks on Crimea come up empty in London
    LONDON — The top U.S. and Russian diplomats tried but failed Friday to avert escalation of the conflict over the Crimean peninsula, leaving Moscow and Washington badly divided over the legality and consequences of a Sunday referendum on whether...
  • Gay rights groups press Obama for anti-discrimination order

    Gay rights groups press Obama for anti-discrimination order
    WASHINGTON — President Obama worked successfully to end discrimination against gays in the military and moved swiftly to implement a Supreme Court ruling protecting married gay couples from federal discrimination. But gay rights advocates are...
  • L.A. Marathon winner Amane Gobena of Ethiopia is prize-possessed

    L.A. Marathon winner Amane Gobena of Ethiopia is prize-possessed
    Amane Gobena glanced over her shoulder several times as she approached the final stretch of Sunday's L.A. Marathon. Gobena, of Ethiopia, wanted to make sure that no one could threaten her shot at a $75,000 payday. She had no need to worry. Gobena...
  • Amane Gobena wins L.A. Marathon women's race, gender bonus

    Amane Gobena wins L.A. Marathon women's race, gender bonus
    Amane Gobena of Ethiopia won the women's race and Gebo Burka of Ethiopia won the men's race in the 29th Asics L.A. Marathon. Gobena, 31, won in 2 hours 27 minutes 37 seconds, collecting $25,000 for the victory. Burka, 26, clocked a 2:10:37 to win a...
  • Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy

    Sheryl Sandberg's ridiculous 'Ban Bossy' idea: Women like to be bossy
    Sheryl Sandberg's COO job at Facebook apparently isn't demanding enough, so she's launched her "Ban Bossy" campaign. The idea, advanced by Sandberg's nonprofit Lean In Foundation, is that if you deem the word "bossy" off-limits, people will stop...
  • Affirmative action at California colleges: A debate based on fear

     Affirmative action at California colleges: A debate based on fear
    Is the debate on affirmative action versus race-blind policies mainly about principle, or mostly about preserving narrow group interests? We are beginning to find out in California. A bill passed by the state Senate and pending in the Assembly would put a...
  • Review: Homophobic stereotypes in 'Tennessee' fail to amuse

     Review: Homophobic stereotypes in 'Tennessee' fail to amuse
    If the gay-themed "Tennessee Queer" came out 20 years ago — or was at least a more deftly made film — perhaps it wouldn't seem so desperately past its sell-by date. But this unevenly acted yuckfest, which is as unsubtle as its title, has all...