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SACRAMENTO — California lawmakers passed a bill to revoke superintendents' ability to let people carry guns in a school zone, clearing the first hurdle in what could end a controversial decision Kern High School District made last year to allow firearms on campus.

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Washington and the country received a much-needed shot of good news Wednesday evening with the revelation that the Justice Department will appoint a special counsel. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein named Robert Mueller III, a former FBI chief.

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Here’s what they say in New York — Donald J. Trump is a grandstander, a showboat. Not doing his job. Totally incompetent. The White House has been in turmoil for months. You know that, I know that. Everybody knows that. So what are we talking about? Enough about him. Who needs an investigati…

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With the stroke of a pen, Rod Rosenstein redeemed his reputation, preserved the justice system, pulled American politics back from the brink — and, just possibly, saved the Republican Party and President Trump from themselves.

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SAN ANTONIO — Stephen Curry scored 36 points and the Golden State Warriors closed out the Western Conference Final against the injury-ravaged San Antonio Spurs with a 129-115 victory Monday night, becoming the first team in league history to start the playoffs 12-0.

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For Bakersfield High senior Navonte Demison, the Tyack Award he received Monday was a great opportunity to look back on a storied high school career.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It took the help of eight walks and a couple of wild pitches for the Los Angeles Angels to post their 11th one-run win of the season.

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NASHVILLE, Tenn. — Different players just keep stepping up for the Nashville Predators, and now their magical postseason run has an even bigger destination: the franchise's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final.

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