Santa Barbara oil spill: No auto shut-off valve on oil line

LOS ANGELES -- The pipeline that leaked thousands of gallons of oil on the California coast was the only pipe of its kind in the county not required to have an automatic shut-off valve because of a court fight nearly three decades ago, a county official said. 
Agency still unable to say why truck veered across road  
 
Dockworkers at 29 West Coast ports, including the Port of Oakland, have voted by an overwhelming margin to ratify a tentative agreement on a new five-year contract with shipping companies that had been reached in February, union leaders said Friday.  
 
Two people died in a fiery crash after their car veered off the roadway Friday evening in Napa County, California Highway Patrol officers said today.  
 
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Inspirational speeches on community and service are highlights of the undergraduate commencement ceremony.  
 
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David Letterman set trashed; Dumpster divers move in

Hours after the 'Late Show' finished taping, the crew began dismantling and throwing away iconic parts of David Letterman's set.