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California court says state can't ban all sex offenders from living near schools and parks

California's Supreme Court ruled Monday the state cannot prohibit all registered sex offenders in San Diego County from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park.  
Obamacare challenged in Supreme Court: Explaining the case concerning state subsidies
NEW YORK (AP) -- The U.S. Supreme Court this week hears a challenge to President Barack Obama's health care overhaul. If successful, the lawsuit would cripple Obama's prized domestic achievement, a program that has brought the U. 

California court says state can't ban all sex offenders from living near schools and parks
California's Supreme Court ruled Monday the state cannot prohibit all registered sex offenders in San Diego County from living within 2,000 feet of a school or park.  

Fracking: Oil company sues to overturn San Benito County fracking ban; could affect other counties
Citadel Exploration, a Newport Beach oil company, sued San Benito County on Friday afternoon. The company is attempting to block Measure J, approved by 59 percent of San Benito County voters four months ago.  

Silicon Valley patent and trademark office cost now triple the original estimate
With construction set to begin Friday at San Jose City Hall, officials revealed that the total cost of the project is now pegged at $18.2 million -- triple the original estimate. 

(Shane Keyser/Kansas City Star)
A feral cat who came to stay

Reader recounts her experience with a stray cat that showed up and made herself at home 13 years ago. Advice from an expert has helped her keep the cat healthy all these years.