Talk Back: Gay marriage bans
Do you think the Supreme Court will find gay marriage bans in several states unconstitutional?

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Officer pleads no contest to sharing explicit photos

'I apologize to my family, my wife, my friends. I apologize to officers everywhere, especially to the two women involved,' former CHP officer Sean Harrington said Tuesday, reading from a prepared statement in his first public comments on his case. 'I'm trying to put this behind me and move forward from this. I hope now everyone else can too.' 
(Sean Connelley/Staff file photo)
Longtime advocate for sex workers dies

Shannon Williams, the former Berkeley High School teacher whose arrest on prostitution charges more than a decade ago gained national attention and who later became an advocate for legal sex work, died unexpectedly last week, according to her family. 
( @Janet Fullwood )
Plan to raise Shasta Dam takes hit from biologists

Biologists at the main federal agency that oversees the Endangered Species Act have concluded that they cannot endorse a $1.1 billion plan to raise the height of the dam at California's largest reservoir, Shasta Lake, because of its impact on endangered salmon. 
(Detroit Free-Press)
Raiders announce hiring of four coaches

New Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio still looking for a defensive coordinator; former Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith, a candidate for the Raiders' defensive coordinator post, likely to take season off, according to ESPN. 
(Photo by Joel Ryan/Invision/AP, File)
Benedict Cumberbatch sorry for racist remark

“The Imitation Game” actor was trying to address racial inequities in the film business when he referred to “colored actors” during a TV interview.