California drought: Farmers' 'senior' water rights under siege

The "senior rights enjoyed by about 4,000 California farmers, companies and public agencies -- some dating back to the Gold Rush -- are the drought s latest casualties. 
A man accused in the shooting death of his friend, who was wearing a bulletproof vest when he died, has appeared in court.  
A 5-week-old kitten was lucky to land on its feet after it fell from the grip on a hawk in a Jurupa Valley neighborhood.  
Renters are on the rise in America's biggest cities, but many tenants are scrambling to keep up with growing rent bills and shrinking vacancies, according to a study released Thursday.  
Bills to let doctors prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients and to expand protections and services for illegal immigrants were among the dozens approved Thursday by the Legislature's appropriations committees.  
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Review: Puzzle & Dragons Z + Super Mario. Bros. Edition

Of the two classic games now offered together on a mobile format, 'Puzzle & Dragons Z' is the stronger, with an addictive hook that will keep players busy for long car rides or waits at the airport. 
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Lindsay Lohan is finally off probation

'Mean Girls’ actress finished community service hours in a rush of work in recent weeks.