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    Talk Back: Torture report
    Do you approve of the Senate's release of its report on the CIA's use of torture?
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    (Tell us why or why not?)
    DA: No charges against cop who brought pot home

    A veteran Richmond police officer will not face criminal charges after an investigation into marijuana found in his home, the Contra Costa County District Attorney's Office announced Thursday. 
    ( Denise Buckley Crawford )
    Bay Area continues wet December

    Bursts of rain Tuesday night and Wednesday have allowed the Bay Area to continue to add to its impressive December rainfall totals, with San Jose officially passing a 120-year-old mark to record its second-wettest December ever. 
    (Dan Rosenstrauch/Bay Area News Group)
    Antioch auto body shop gives cars to needy

    Mike's Auto Body continued a tradition this week by fulfilling five Christmas wishes with used cars that it's restored. 
    (LM Otero/Associated Press)
    Purdy: How 49ers went wrong with Ray McDonald

    In terminating the contract of Ray McDonald on Wednesday, San Francisco 49ers G.M. Trent Baalke said 'this isn't about one incident.'
     
    BAY AREA NEWS
    Point Richmond: Controversial condos approved by divided council

    A City Council majority greenlighted a waterfront luxury condo project in Point Richmond over residents' objections but did wrest $350,000 from the developer to compensate the seven residents whose views will be most affected by the new buildings.  
    SPORTS
    ( LM Otero )
    49ers players react to Ray McDonald's dismissal

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick on Ray McDonald: 'It's very unfortunate. ... I understand why the team did what it did. Outside of that, it's not my business.' 
    BUSINESS
    ( Laura A. Oda )
    FedEx, UPS set for busiest holiday season ever

    The next week is a 24/7, backbreaking, sleep-deprived haul for couriers such as FedEx, the United Parcel Service and the U.S. Postal Service, the last connections between shoppers and their much-anticipated gifts -- and there is no room for mistakes. 
    (AP Photo/Michael Sohn)
    Angelina Jolie ripped in more Sony emails

    Scott Rudin told Amy Pascal the “Unbroken” director was “seriously out of her mind.”