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    Talk Back: Ebola outbreak
    Was President Obama right to send U.S. troops and resources to Africa to battle the Ebola outbreak?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)

    ( Kristopher Skinner )
    Cal could face Title IX suit over field hockey

    Women's field hockey team at Cal has no practice or game facility, as previous field is being converted to a practice field for football; field hockey now practices twice a week at Stanford 
    ( Photo: Merrick Morton )
    'Gone Girl' leaps successfully from page to screen

    Anchored by blistering performances from Rosamund Pike as a beautiful wife who goes missing and Ben Affleck as her prime-suspect husband, 'Gone Girl' is as mesmerizing to watch as the book was to read.  
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Oakland's vegetarian Encuentro expands, delights

    Oakland's Encuentro takes an inspired approach to vegetarian and vegan cuisine, coming up with creative, seasonal fare that's hearty enough to satisfy any omnivore.  
    (Charlie Riedel/AP)
    Thousands of Comcast viewers miss Royals' game-winning hit against A's

    Comcast spokesman says cable company is investigating why a glitch caused viewers from Mountain View to Monterey to miss the game-winning single that sent the Kansas City Royals past the A's in 12 innings 
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    (Rich Pedroncelli/Associated Press)
    Gov. Jerry Brown signs plastic bag ban and gun bill, vetoes three dozen others

    Audrie's Law, a statewide plastic bag ban and a bill legalizing gun restraining orders win Gov. Jerry Brown's approval. Several proposed changes to the Political Reform Act were vetoed.  
    Celebrities
    (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)
    Justin Bieber scuffles with photographers in Paris

    Selena Gomez’s boyfriend also under fire for dining Kendall Jenner during whirlwind trip to Paris Fashion Week. 

    BUSINESS


    ( Andy Wong )
    EU takes aim at Apple's tax deal in Ireland

    Apple may have to pay vast sums of back taxes if the breaks granted to it by the Irish government are found to violate European law. 
    (AP Photo/Zacharie Scheurer)
    Justin Bieber scuffles with photographers in Paris

    Selena Gomez’s boyfriend also under fire for dining Kendall Jenner during whirlwind trip to Paris Fashion Week.