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Manson family murderer recommended for parole

Officials are recommending one-time Charles Manson devotee Leslie Van Houten receive parole in her conviction for a pair of 1969 murders and conspiracy to kill five others, according to the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation.

Climate deal: California goes without Washington

In the space of 24 hours, California Gov. Jerry Brown flew out of China after signing bilateral climate change deals and meeting with President Xi Jinping in Beijing and returned home to host the German environment minister in San Francisco.

Man attacked by bear loses eye

63-year-old in stable condition, hospital says

The brother of a man attacked by a black bear in northwestern Wisconsin says he has a long road to recovery.