Obamacare sign-ups beat projections in U.S., California

Capping six months of open enrollment under the new federal health care law, 8 million Americans, including 1.4 million Californians, signed up for a private health insurance plan. Millions more enrolled in Medicaid plans. 
EDUCATION
Special San Jose State task force releases recommendations on campus climate

A special task force convened at San Jose State after allegations that a black student was relentlessly bullied by his white roommates concluded its work Thursday night -- and told President Mo Qayoumi all eyes will be on him as he considers their recommendations. 
LIFESTYLE
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Free tours of water-wise California-native gardens

As more Californians than ever explore drought-tolerant landscape alternatives, two upcoming garden tours shine a spotlight on low-water native plants. On April 26 and 27, some 60 gardens on the Peninsula and in the Santa Clara Valley will be open to visitors. And on May 4, some 40 East Bay gardens, from Fremont to Martinez, will be open too.

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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.