Special San Jose State task force releases recommendations on campus climate

A special task force convened at San Jose State after allegations that a black student was relentlessly bullied by his white roommates concluded its work Thursday night — and told President Mo Qayoumi all eyes will be on him as he considers their recommendations. 
Missed the Obamacare deadline? Short-term health plan may be better than nothing
Insurance industry and health care experts say the Affordable Care Act won’t allow you to get comprehensive health coverage again until Jan. 1. But if you’re worried about an unexpected medical problem before then, there is a last resort: short-term health insurance.  

Leland Yee case: Feds again vow to add racketeering charges against most defendants
Federal prosecutors say 'RICO is coming' in case against state Sen. Leland Yee and 28 defendants tied up in sweeping political corruption and organized crime probe. Still unknown: Will legislator face the added federal charge 

Prop 8 lawyer's views on gay marriage evolving
WASHINGTON -- The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman. 

Obamacare sign-ups beat projections in U.S., California
Capping six months of open enrollment under the new federal health care law, 8 million Americans, including 1.4 million Californians, signed up for a private health insurance plan. Millions more enrolled in Medicaid plans. 

Hinkley: A town with no future

Special report on the chromium-tainted desert town made famous in "Erin Brockovich."

California budget crisis

Get all the latest news and links to resources as the state battles another fiscal mess.

Special report: High-speed rail

Get the latest news on the project to connect S.F. and L.A. Or see the interactive map and Twitter feed.

Special report: Same-sex marriage

Check out full coverage of the California ruling legalizing gay marriage and the passage of Proposition 8 to reject it.

ORLAND, Calif. (AP) — Most of the 911 calls from witnesses to last week's fiery truck-bus collision that killed 10 were matter of fact.   Full Story
 
A new Obama administration privacy policy released Friday explains how the government will gather the user data of online visitors to WhiteHouse.   Full Story
 
EL CAJON, Calif. (AP) — What began as a hate crime investigation two years ago has led to the murder conviction of an Iraqi immigrant, whose wife was found badly beaten with a threatening note labeling her a terrorist.   Full Story
 
 
This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
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Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be grandparents.