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Group aims to legalize marijuana use in California

(AP) — The nation's largest marijuana policy advocacy group plans to begin raising funds for a ballot measure in 2016 to legalize recreational marijuana use in California.

US, California release roadmap for solar projects

(AP) — Interior Secretary Sally Jewell on Tuesday unveiled a proposed roadmap for developing massive solar and wind projects in California's Mojave Desert while trying to minimize damage to desert habitat and animals.

Wind power proposed to supply Los Angeles area

(AP) — Four companies are proposing an $8 billion project to supply the Los Angeles area with large amounts of electricity from a wind farm in Wyoming via an energy storage facility in Utah.

San Diego philanthropist launches newspaper bid

(AP) — A San Diego philanthropist has launched a bid to buy his city's dominant newspaper and turn it into one of the nation's largest nonprofit news organizations.

Dragon arrives at space station with 3-D printer

(AP) — The International Space Station has accepted another SpaceX shipment. This one contains the first 3-D printer ever launched into orbit.

SpaceX breaks ground on Texas rocket launch site

(AP) — SpaceX founder Elon Musk says over the next three to four years the company expects to spend $100 million in South Texas on the first commercial orbital spaceport.

LA attorney faces suspension over doctored photos

(AP) — A judge has recommended a six-month suspension for a Los Angeles attorney who posted doctored photos on her firm's website that show her arm-in-arm with high-profile people like President Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton, Leonardo DiCaprio and George Clooney.

Investors fret Yahoo's future, stock dips 


(AP) — Yahoo's stock fell Monday as investors grappled with uncertainty about the Internet company's future in the wake of last week's record-setting Wall Street debut by the Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba.

GM expert says 21 deaths eligible for compensation

(AP) — The death toll from crashes involving General Motors small cars with faulty ignition switches is at least 21.

Activision hires Giuliani to fight Noriega lawsuit

(AP) — Former New York City Mayor Rudy Guiliani is joining videogame maker Activision's legal team in seeking to dismiss a lawsuit filed by former Panamanian dictator Manuel Noriega against the popular "Call of Duty" franchise.