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  • Florida State questions newspaper's fairness in its report on Jameis Winston case

    MIAMI Florida State University responded aggressively Wednesday to a damaging New York Times article, questioning the newspaper's fairness in reporting about the alleged rape case involving star quarterback Jameis Winston and saying most of the...
  • Argentina's fight with bondholders reaches U.S. top court

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Supreme Court on Monday wades into Argentina's multi-billion dollar legal fight with bond investors who turned down two debt restructuring offers after the country's 2002 default. The relatively narrow case that the nine...
  • State bill would limit suspensions, end fines for students

    State bill would limit suspensions, end fines for students
    In the midst of national efforts to promote disciplinary policies that keep children in the classroom, legislation that would limit the length of suspensions for all but the most serious infractions and put an end to disciplinary fines is under...
  • Mayor asks blogger to apologize for Hitler reference

    Costa Mesa Mayor Jim Righeimer during Tuesday's council meeting demanded an apology from a local blogger who posted online comments comparing the way he runs the city to Adolf Hitler. Eastside resident Geoff West alluded to the Nazi dictator in an April...
  • California Governor Brown wants rainy-day fund in constitution

    SACRAMENTO, California (Reuters) - California Governor Jerry Brown on Wednesday stepped up his efforts to enshrine a rainy day fund in the state's constitution, stealing some thunder from Republicans backing a similar measure as he seeks an...
  • Rand Paul: No place for 'red lines' in U.S. foreign policy

    I am not for containment in Iran. Let me repeat that, since no one seems to be listening closely: I am unequivocally not for containing Iran. I am also not for announcing that the United States should never contain Iran. That was the choice I was...
  • Attorney General Issues Report In Push For Transparency In Hospital Bills

    With the release of a report on the impact of hospital facility fees, Attorney General George Jepsen urged state lawmakers to pass two bills designed to clarify hospital billing practices. Since last year, Jepsen has been calling for greater transparency...
  • Lionfish import ban approved

    A ban on imports of lionfish into Florida received preliminary approval Wednesday, although the action comes years too late to stop the invasion of the state's waters by these venomous predators from the Indian and Pacific oceans. The Florida Fish and...
  • Obama, Biden visit Pennsylvania to promote job-training plan

    OAKDALE, Pa. — President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden took a trip to a Pennsylvania community college on Wednesday to promote a plan to train workers for skills they need for hard-to-fill jobs. For security reasons, Obama and Biden...
  • Food carts face rough path in Chicago

    Food carts face rough path in Chicago
    From Beijing to Berlin, and in cities across America, food carts have become hot attractions. Regulars visit them every day. Tourists seek them out. Los Angeles, Portland, Seattle, Austin, New York … all enjoy a thriving mobile-food trade....
  • Sriracha factory could be headed out of Irwindale

    Sriracha factory could be headed out of Irwindale
    The Huy Fong Foods Sriracha factory, makers of the popular hot sauce with the rooster on the label, may be ready for a big move.  Amid its current legal woes with the city of Irwindale, which voted last week to declare the factory a public nuisance, Huy...