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Red Sox Manager Alex Cora Fired in Sign-Stealing Scandal

BOSTON — Alex Cora has already been identified as a ringleader in an illegal system of sign stealing when he was with the Houston Astros. "Given the findings and the commissioner's ruling, we collectively decided that it would not be possible for Alex to ef...

California Fire Kills 2 Girls and Dad Who Attempted Rescue

HEMET — A fire tore through a Southern California apartment early Friday, killing two girls and their father, who got out of the apartment but went back inside to try to rescue his children, police said. A boy rescued from the inferno was badly injured. “On...
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Q&A: Mark Ruffalo on Playing the Lawyer Who Took on DuPont

LOS ANGELES — Mark Ruffalo learned about corporate attorney Rob Bilott, who for 20 years battled DuPont to expose the harmful effects of the chemical PFOA, along with most of the country: In 2016 through an article in The New York Times Magazine. “It’s a ho...
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Regulators to Open Inquiry Into PG&E Outages

SAN FRANCISCO — California regulators will vote Wednesday on whether to open an investigation into pre-emptive power outages that blacked out large parts of the state for much of October as strong winds sparked...
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California DMV Revealed Private Information on 3,200 Drivers

SACRAMENTO — California's Department of Motor Vehicles improperly disclosed private information to seven other government agencies on more than 3,000 people involved in some type of investigation as suspects or witnesses, officials said Tuesday. It sent inf...