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    Leland Yee case: Feds again vow to add racketeering charges against most defendants

    Federal prosecutors say "RICO is coming" in case against state Sen. Leland Yee and 28 defendants tied up in sweeping political corruption and organized crime probe. Still unknown: Will legislator face the added federal charge 
    WASHINGTON -- The lawyer who argued before the Supreme Court in favor of upholding California's ban on gay marriage learned while he was handling the case that one of his children is gay and now is helping her plan her wedding with another woman.  
     
    Capping six months of open enrollment under the new federal health care law, more than 3 million Californians signed up for a private health insurance or Medi-Cal plan by April 15, state health exchange and Medi-Cal officials announced Thursday morning.  
     
    A hot sauce company accused of stinking up the atmosphere around its Southern California plant is being peppered with offers to relocate.  
     
    When asked in a general way if they favor making some changes, 49 percent of registered voters said they support the idea while 34 percent are opposed, the poll found.  
     
    This opera singer treated Paris commuters to a surprise performance

    At times, opera singer Christophe Ménager likes to treat commuters in the Paris metro to a performance. In this comedic piece of opera, he clearly enjoys singing to passers-by. Full Story
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    Chelsea Clinton is pregnant

    Former President Bill Clinton and former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to be grandparents.