Talk Back: Torture report
Do you approve of the Senate's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture?

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Drummond: Recent spike in Oakland killings

Oakland had a big drop in homicides earlier this year but a Fall spike has erased many of those gains. Oakland Police officials say police brutality protests have drawn manpower away from Ceasefire violence prevention program 
( LM Otero )
49ers release McDonald after claim of sexual assault

Troubled defensive lineman Ray McDonald has been released from the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, hours after police announced that a woman claimed he sexually assaulted her at his home earlier this week. 
Richmond cop with pounds of marijuana won't face charges

A Richmond police K-9 officer found with marijuana in his home earlier this year likely won't be charged with a crime, authorities said, but his future return to the police force remains undetermined. 
( Ed Zurga )
Raiders' Carr nurses injury

Raiders quarterback Derek Carr was limited in practice Wednesday because of a thumb injury he suffered against the Chiefs. 
DVDs: "Guardians" a great, fun sci-fi romp; "Angriest Man" awful

12/17/2014 06:58 PM PST
"Guardians of the Galaxy"I loved this movie.I loved it so much I did something I hardly ever do: I willingly watched it twice. I might even see it a third time.