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Los Angeles Times

Beaten and raped in El Salvador, a domestic violence survivor finds little hope for asylum in U.S.

Why these California Republicans keep winning in Democratic-leaning districts

California wanted to bridge the digital divide but left rural areas behind. Now that's about to change

California passed a law boosting police transparency on cellphone surveillance. Here's why it's not working

Efforts to regulate bail companies have some unlikely allies: bail agents

More California inmates are getting a second chance as parole board enters new era of discretion

Most California sheriffs fiercely opposed the 'sanctuary state' law. Soon they'll have to implement it

A fight simmers in the Bay Area over protecting the privacy of immigrants here illegally

Anger, passion drive debate over more overtime pay for California farmworkers

In cycling-obsessed Colombia, he dreamed of glory. But first he needed a bike


Austin American-Statesman

Travis County's drug court is failing the population it was created to serve: black offenders

Domestic violence: New laws, same old cycle

Battling terror’s online threat: On the Internet, extremist groups have found a vast platform where they can tailor their message

Indictment solves mystery of socialite couple’s disappearance

The Huitrons: Brothers with deep East Austin ties were caught in federal dragnet that swept up Zetas cartel members

Cartels’ influence in Austin growing in size, complexity

Digital Forensics Poses Challenges for Texas Law Enforcement

Other publications

Convict couldn’t handle freedom

Does shipping drug cartel heads north work?

Born to be barred

Boy struggling for life now faces mom’s deportation

A night at Chico’s

The kings and queens of Brownsville


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