2 seriously hurt when car collides with LA Metro train

Car's driver and train's operator are seriously injured in crash at crossing near USC Saturday. Nineteen train passengers receive minor injuries.

Gang chief, international fugitive among dozens paroled under California policy

To reduce prison population, federal judges a year ago told the state to consider releasing inmates who are at least 60 years old and have spent at least 25 years behind bars.

Experts: Sex bias case will embolden women despite verdict

Though Ellen Pao lost her lawsuit against Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers, Silicon Valley observers say her case and the attention it received will continue to spur firms to examine their practices and cultures for gender bias.

Oklahoma's Buddy Hield, right, and Denzel Valentine of Michigan State played in Friday's East Regional Semifinal of the 2015 NCAA tournament in Syracuse. If you've got money riding on this year's NCAA tournament, you might want to hear about what happened

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The cautionary tale of a big-time bracket bust

If you're the one holding money in your office's college basketball pool, take heed: In 2010, police arrested a New Jersey man running a football pool — with a payout totaling nearly $900,000.

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Indiana's 'religious freedom' bill sparks firestorm of controversy

A window sticker on a downtown Indianapolis florist shop this week shows its objection to the Religious Freedom bill passed by the Indiana legislature.

When Gov. Mike Pence signed a law that allows his state's businesses to refuse to serve same-sex couples, he could hardly have anticipated the dramatic backlash he's received.

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Taser use by San Bernardino Sheriff under scrutiny

The ACLU is seeking information on Taser use by the Sheriff in San Bernardino County. Amnesty International has previously pointed to 92 deaths in California caused by Tasers.