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    Talk Back: U.S. and Cuba
    Do you approve of President Barack Obama's efforts to normalize relations with Cuba?
     Yes
     No

    (Tell us why or why not?)

    (Dai Sugano)
    Drugging our kids: A bold step away from heavy medication

    Part 4 of the series: One doctor's daring approach allowed a troubled girl to emerge from years of a drug-induced haze. Could the success of that experiment provide a model for California to reconsider the use of psychiatric meds on foster children?  
    ( Patrick Tehan )
    Water pits neighbor against neighbor

    In the rainiest December in decades, a small group of residents in the Santa Cruz Mountains community of Aldercroft Heights is protesting strict water limits and severe penalties imposed by the volunteers who run the neighborhood water board and fear the Los Gatos Creek that supplies their water could still run dry. 
    ( RAY CHAVEZ )
    Maher speaks amid handful of protesters at Cal

    Outspoken talk-show host Bill Maher appeared Saturday at UC Berkeley's December graduation, greeted by a handful of silent demonstrators protesting the comedian's statements about Islam. Maher delivered the keynote speech at the commencement ceremony, where about 500 students were honored.  
    (David DeBolt)
    Protesters tear down fences at Oakland plazas

    Protesters tore down fencing Saturday at two plazas that had been scheduled for renovation, calling the action a "liberation" of public space.  
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    49ers blow 21-point lead in OT loss to Chargers

    Long TD runs by Frank Gore and Colin Kaepernick help San Francisco build a 21-point halftime lead after being eliminated from NFL playoff picture a week earlier, then Philip Rivers rallies San Diego late in the fourth quarter and the extra period.