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Stadium plan for Chargers, Raiders near Los Angeles advances

(AP) — A proposed stadium that could become the home of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders hit an early milestone Wednesday amid rising competition to bring football back to the Los Angeles market.

Yahoo chooses to stay with Microsoft in updated search deal

(AP) — Yahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how its search page looks and works.

Netflix enthralls viewers in 1Q with original programming

(AP) — Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening pace.

California vaccine bill stalls; will come back next week

(AP) — A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates pitting personal rights against public health stalled in the state Senate Wednesday, with lawmakers saying it could unconstitutionally deprive unvaccinated children of an adequate education by barring them from schools.

Apple digs in on green with China solar, US forest projects

(AP) — In a quest to be more green, Apple says it is investing in Chinese solar power and preserving forests that make environmentally friendly paper.

California man, 95, sets world record as oldest active pilot

(AP) — A 95-year-old Northern California man has become the world's oldest active pilot.

Ruling on marijuana classification disappoints advocates

(AP) — A federal judge in California declined Wednesday to remove marijuana from the list of most dangerous drugs, disappointing activists who saw the case as a chance to get closer to their goal of nationwide legalization.

EU alleges Google abuses hurt consumers, innovation 


(AP) — The European Union's escalating legal attack on Google is likely to ignite a debate about whether the Internet search leader makes life more convenient for consumers or abuses its power to squeeze out rivals who might have something better to offer.

California lawmakers face second round in vaccine debate

(AP) — State lawmakers are preparing for a second round of heated talks Wednesday on whether California should limit vaccination waivers for schoolchildren.

Gay mentor, belief in dignity at roots of Kennedy's views

(AP) — The Irish Catholic boy who came of age in Sacramento after World War II is an unlikely candidate to be the author of the Supreme Court's major gay rights rulings.