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California's Early Earthquake Warning System Needs More MoneyThere is a new push to finish an early earthquake warning system in California that proponents say could provide crucial moments of notice before shaking begins.
India's Government Basically Bans Facebook's Internet For The Poor ProgramIndia's government has essentially banned a Facebook program that sought to connect with low-income residents by offering free access to a limited version of the social network and other Internet services.
Plagued by Delays, California High-Speed Rail Back in CourtThe bullet train's timeline, funding and speed estimates are back in the spotlight for a longstanding lawsuit filed by residents whose property lies in its path.
Red Hot Chili Peppers' Flea Endorses Bernie SandersDespite the bassist having "absolutely no interest" in politics, he explains why he has chosen to become involved now.
New Use-Of-Force Policies Coming Soon For San Francisco Police OfficersSan Francisco’s police chief is putting the finishing touches on a new use of force policy.
Stanford's Names Esteemed Neuroscientist Tessier-Lavigne As Next PresidentNeuroscientist Marc Tessier-Lavigne who leads a prestigious graduate school and biomedical research institute in New York was named as Stanford's next president.
Facebook Shuts Down Medical Marijuana Dispensary Business PagesThree of New Jersey's five medical marijuana dispensaries have had their business pages shutdown by Facebook, cutting off what advocates call an integral place for customers to learn about which plant strains best treat their illness and where to find discounts.
Homeless Advocates Stage Protest, Disrupt Traffic Near Super Bowl CityHomeless advocates are planning to protest Super Bowl City and recent efforts by San Francisco city officials to clear out the homeless.
Sacramento Kings Pull Racially 'Insensitive' Year Of Monkey T-ShirtsThe Sacramento Kings scrambled to remove free shirts emblazoned with a purple monkey wearing a crown from the stands after DeMarcus Cousins raised concerns they shirts were racially inappropriate.
Bernie Sanders Campaign Uses Bowie's 'Starman' for Iowa Closing SpeechThe complicated relationship between Presidential politics and popular music continues.
Obama Orders More Earthquake Resilience For Gov't BuildingsPresident Barack Obama is ordering all new or renovated federal buildings to be equipped with the latest protections against earthquakes.
Adele Doesn’t Want Donald Trump Using Her Music"Adele has not given permission for her music to be used for any political campaigning."

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