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California Catholics challenge health insurance abortion order

California's Catholic leadership has filed a federal civil rights complaint over a state requirement that health insurance cover abortions.

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Public worker pensions can be cut in bankruptcy, judge rules

San Bernardino City Council

Stockton's bankruptcy plan did not propose cuts in worker pensions, but a bankruptcy judge says money set aside for pensions can be used to pay other city debts.

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Upswing continues for Los Angeles County labor market

job seekers have their resumes reviewed at a job fair expo in Anaheim, Calif., in June 2012.

With fewer unemployed people in LA County, local residents are spending more. A Beacon Economics forecast predicts the improvement will continue in the coming years.

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Take a test aimed at the world's English language learners

English-language students in China practice their blackboard skills.

Over one billion people around the world are studying English. Now there's a new test to see how they're doing. You can also see how your language skills measure up.

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California reloads for battle over runaway production

MPAA summit on film tax credits could help other states compete with California for film production

At the CityLab conference in Los Angeles this week, one panel examined how the Golden State will benefit from increased tax credits for in-state productions.

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Tracy Morgan: 'Can't believe' Wal-Mart blaming him

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Tracy Morgan is responding to allegations made by Wal-Mart in his lawsuit over a highway crash earlier this year that killed one of his friends.