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    Talk Back: Stock market
    Do the wild fluctuations of the stock market make you concerned about the economy?
     Yes
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    (Ray Chavez/Bay Area News Group)
    Richmond sees spike in homicides, robberies

    Police blame the homicide increase on a gang dispute and other crimes on the transfer of nonviolent offenders to local prisons. 
    ( Rick Diamond )
    All-time picks: Best piano men and women

    Aretha Franklin, Alicia Keys, Stevie Wonder, Fats Domino among the others who make our list. 
    (Eric Risberg/Associated Press)
    California death penalty under court scrutiny

    Federal appeals court offers few clues Monday as to how it will rule in case that challenges California death penalty law because of lengthy delays in system 
    Killing's fallout: Cooperation with ICE

    Two months after Kate Steinle's death at the hands of an illegal immigrant with a criminal record ignited a national debate about immigration policy, four of the Bay Area's most populous counties have agreed to notify ICE when inmates flagged by the agency for possible deportation are about to be released. 
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    California death penalty could meet its end with appeals case

    In a case that may be headed to the U.S. Supreme Court, a federal appeals court on Monday will review a ruling last year declaring California's "dysfunctional" death penalty law unconstitutional because of systemic delays in a state with more than a quarter of the nation's condemned inmates. 
    Celebrities
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    VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus

    After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud. 
    SPORTS
    ( Karl Mondon )
    Exclusive: Lincecum talks about injuries that may end Giants career

    San Francisco Giants' pitcher Tim Lincecum having a difficult time recovering from hip, back soreness; right-hander might not pitch again in 2015, and he will be a free agent after this season. 
    BUSINESS
    New light bulbs offer alternative to LEDs, CFLs

    Startup company has created an induction light bulb for consumers that promises the familiar shape and light color of incandescents but with longer life and far better efficiency. 
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    VMAs: Nicki Minaj fires back at Miley Cyrus

    After winning award for 'Anaconda,” Minaj challenges Cyrus, who responds by seemingly blaming the media for feud.