Program to Erase Old Pot Charges Aids 58 California Counties

SACRAMENTO — Every California county prosecutor can now use new technology to erase or reduce an estimated 220,000 old marijuana convictions after voters broadly legalized the drug in 2016. Six counties including Los Angeles and San Francisco earlier used t...
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Kamala Harris Pressed to Get Personal About Why She’s Running

WASHINGTON — Kamala Harris nodded knowingly when a black woman at a weekend candidate forum recounted watching her mother face racial discrimination during her childhood. "You and I have a similar experience growing up. I don't talk about it often. But I re...