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  • Female senators urge NFL to adopt zero-tolerance abuse policy

    A group of 16 senators wrote to the NFL Thursday, asking the league to create a zero-tolerance policy for domestic violence after a video was released of Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice punching his now-wife. "We were shocked and disgusted by the...
  • Female senators urge Goodell to adopt zero-tolerance domestic violence policy

    Female senators urge Goodell to adopt zero-tolerance domestic violence policy
    Sixteen female senators have sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-tolerance policy against domestic violence. Goodell recently instituted a policy with a six-game suspension for first-time domestic...
  • Lawmakers seek 'zero-tolerance' policy against domestic violence

    The Sports Xchange EditorsNote: Resending to fix second paragraph Lawmakers seek 'zero-tolerance' policy against domestic violence Sixteen female senators on Thursday sent a letter to NFL commissioner Roger Goodell requesting that the NFL adopt a zero-...
  • Poll: Weak support for Prop. 46 targeting medical malpractice

    Poll: Weak support for Prop. 46 targeting medical malpractice
    Voter support appears to be soft for a November ballot measure that is the subject of a heated and potentially costly battle between the lawyers who back it and the doctors and insurers who oppose it, according to new USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times poll....
  • Lawmakers have competing ideas about expanding Yosemite

    WASHINGTON Two veteran California lawmakers are at loggerheads over how to expand Yosemite National Park. A House Republican and House Democrat now have competing bills folding nearly 1,600 acres in Mariposa County into the park's boundaries. They...
  • EPA chief defends power plant rule against GOP charges of overreach

    WASHINGTON The head of the Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday strongly defended the approach and legitimacy of an Obama administration power plant rule that Republicans attacked as regulatory overreach and Democrats said was vital. In a hearing...
  • Mark Purdy: A's move to San Jose not drawing support from judges

    SAN FRANCISCO Joe Cotchett, the attorney representing San Jose, saved his best pitch for last. Standing at the courtroom podium, he waved a baseball autographed by Joe DiMaggio and an infielder's glove toward the bench. "What this really is about,"...
  • Federal bills would crack down on college sexual assault

    Congressional legislators in California and several other states took aim at campus sexual assault Wednesday, introducing two bills that would require universities and colleges to provide more support and training to combat the problem. Campuses that...
  • Congress approves temporary highway funding measure

    Congress, after a temporary detour, approved a stopgap plan Thursday to fund transportation projects through next May, sending the measure to President Obama. Acting in the final days of its session before lawmakers break for a five-week summer recess,...
  • Is Neel Kashkari debating Jerry Brown to win, place or merely show?

    Is Neel Kashkari debating Jerry Brown to win, place or merely show?
    What is Neel Kashkari trying to do, and does it matter? Kashkari, the Republican candidate challenging three-term Gov. Jerry Brown, the state’s highest profile Democrat, on Thursday night gets his one shot to face Brown in a live televised and...
  • Sen. Barbara Boxer stars in ad for medical malpractice initiative

    U.S. Sen. Barbara Boxer (D-Calif.) emerged as a forceful spokeswoman for an inititiative to raise some medical malpractice awards in the state, appearing Wednesday in supporters' first campaign ad. Boxer appeared at a news conference in San Francisco to...