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  • Hong Kong democracy protesters and officials mark uneasy National Day

    HONG KONG (Reuters) - Thousands of pro-democracy protesters thronged the streets of Hong Kong on Wednesday, some of them jeering National Day celebrations, as demonstrations spread to a new area of the city, ratcheting up pressure on its pro-Beijing...
  • Tanaka's low-profile campaign has L.A. County sheriff's race in limbo

    Tanaka's low-profile campaign has L.A. County sheriff's race in limbo
    After squeaking into the runoff election for Los Angeles County sheriff, Paul Tanaka posted a message on his website. He had been trounced by Long Beach Police Chief Jim McDonnell, but his hopes of leading the department where he spent 31 years were...
  • Statewide ban on disposable plastic bags is signed into law by Brown

    California will have the nation's first statewide ban on disposable plastic bags under a measure signed Tuesday by Gov. Jerry Brown, who also expanded gun controls and personal privacy protections in an eclectic final flurry of bill signings for the year....
  • Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic

     Hong Kong-China relationship is changing amid new dynamic
    The colorful skyscrapers and massive luxury shops glistening along both sides of Hong Kong's harbor offer architectural proof of the economic boom that hit this city after Britain handed the former colony back to China in 1997. To many of the pro-...
  • Malloy, Foley Clash In Debate Over Taxes, Economy

    Malloy, Foley Clash In Debate Over Taxes, Economy
    Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs, and education in their second major televised debate. In a last-minute, lightning-round question that Foley said caught him off guard, both...
  • Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate

    Malloy, Foley Clash On Taxes, Economy in Debate
    WEST HARTFORD — Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican business executive Tom Foley clashed Tuesday night on the economy, jobs and state spending in their second major televised debate. In a one-hour broadcast in front of a live audience at the...
  • Report: Md governor's race among nation's most negative

    Report: Md governor's race among nation's most negative
    If you thought the televised ads in Maryland’s gubernatorial race seemed particularly negative recently, it’s not just you.  New data released Tuesday ranked Maryland as having the highest percentage of negative television ads in any...
  • Vince Sherry: Hong Kong protests show fragility of China's unity

    There's no doubt that the pro-democracy protests in Hong Kong are the biggest crisis China's leaders have faced since 1989's bloody crackdown in Tiananmen. But perhaps a more telling parallel comes from all the way across the country — from Xinjiang...
  • Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California

    Death-with-dignity movement springs back to life in California
    Seventeen years ago, Oregon became the first of five states to offer what became known as death with dignity. Now a renewed effort is underway to add California to the list. Past attempts have failed here, but Compassion & Choices, the nonprofit...
  • Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts

    Thomas Sowell: Obama, immigration, guns and other random thoughts
    The biggest issue in this fall's election is whether the Obama administration will end when Barack Obama leaves the White House or whether it will continue on, by appointing federal judges with lifetime appointments who share President Obama's contempt...
  • Rebecca Eagan: On environmental stewardship, Charlie Crist has better record

    If Amendment 1, the Water and Land Legacy amendment, is passed by voters and gains conservation funds for the next 20 years, it is unlikely the two gubernatorial candidates would handle its implementation in the same way. While most articles paint Gov....