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William M. Welch, USA Today President Obama says marijuana use is no more dangerous than alcohol, though he regards it as a bad habit he hopes…
By Hudson Sangree After months of trying, members of the Richmond City Council have been unable to muster the supermajority of votes they need to enact…
By Christopher Cadelago California's health insurance exchange needs a new home. And officials with Covered California, headquartered at 560 J Street in Sacramento, are on the…
Dr. Aminah Najieb, who specializes in family medicine in Sacramento, California and is a member of the Capital Medical Society, along with Dr. Natalie Newman an…
Ashlee Simpson, younger sister of Jessica Simpson, has ecstatically announced this evening that she and music icon Diana Ross' son Evan are engaged. The tweet announcing…
A sprawling home in Granite Bay once owned by actor and comedian Eddie Murphy is up for sale, with the 12,600-square-foot home virtually unchanged from when…
CHARLOTTE — The San Francisco 49ers are headed back to the NFC title game. They outlasted the Carolina Panthers, 23-10, in a rugged conference semifinal here…
2013 has been a banner year in black film, and the Hollywood Foreign Press is taking notice. This year the historic number of eight black stars…
By Peniel E. Joseph Fifty years ago today, President Lyndon Johnson gave one of the most important State of the Union speeches in American history. Championing…
By Tracey Kaplan The San Jose State student accused of being the ringleader in the relentless hazing of his black roommate pleaded not guilty Monday to…