Longtime Hollywood producer Jerry Weintraub dies at 77
In this Jan. 12, 2014 file photo, producer Jerry Weintraub poses in the press room with the award for best mini-series or motion picture made for television for...
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SF sheriff defends prior release of suspect in pier slaying
Flowers and a candle lay on the ground following a vigil for Kathryn Steinle, Monday, July 6, 2015, on Pier 14 in San Francisco. Steinle was gunned down while out...
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In this Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. listens to testimony on Capitol Hill in Washington. The Tennessee Republican has been playing music, and politics, his whole life, blending the two last month as he practiced an upcoming performance on a borrowed piano in his Senate office. But this week, Alexander’s stage is the Senate floor, where he’ll do his day job as the top Republican on education issues by managing a bipartisan bill to update the No Child Left Behind Act with a policy giving states more power over their own public schools. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh, File)
Senate, House look to update Bush-era education law
In this Jan. 21, 2015 file photo, Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Chairman Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn. listens to testimony on Capitol...
In this July 27, 2002 file photo, beachgoers walk past Hollywood mogul David Geffen's home on Carbon Beach in Malibu, Calif. A public accessway to the beach was established next to Geffen's home in 2005. It may be called “Billionaires’ Beach,” but the pristine views along one of Malibu’s most exclusive coastlines are now more accessible. After a decade-long legal fight that pitted public access advocates against a wealthy homeowner who refused to build a path, the California Coastal Commission will open a third accessway a few hundred yards down the beach from Geffen's home Tuesday, July 7, 2015.(AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File)
Public finally gets pathway to 'Billionaires' Beach'
In this July 27, 2002 file photo, beachgoers walk past Hollywood mogul David Geffen's home on Carbon Beach in Malibu, Calif. A public accessway to the beach was...
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Judge refuses to dismiss murder case against Suge Knight
In this April 8, 2015 file photo, former rap mogul Marion "Suge'' Knight appears in a Los Angeles court, on charges that he and comedian Micah...
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Rep. Susan McLain, D-Forest Grove, signs below her photo on posters for her legislative colleagues on Monday, July 6, 2015, at the state Capitol in Salem, Ore. Lawmakers pushed Monday to adjourn the 2015 legislative session. (AP Photo/Jonathan J. Cooper)
Lawmakers in Oregon vote to aid gay veterans, strippers
Rep. Susan McLain, D-Forest Grove, signs below her photo on posters for her legislative colleagues on Monday, July 6, 2015, at the state Capitol in Salem, Ore....
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A demonstrator rises his hand reading the word ''No'' as a Greek flag waves during a rally organized by supporters of the No vote in Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015. A new opinion poll shows a dead heat in Greece's referendum campaign with just two days to go before Sunday's vote on whether Greeks should accept more austerity in return for bailout loans. (AP Photo/Petros Giannakouris)
Greek Speak: A guide to the country's debt crisis lexicon
A demonstrator rises his hand reading the word ''No'' as a Greek flag waves during a rally organized by supporters of the No vote in Athens, Friday, July 3, 2015....
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., shakes hands with Beverly Bruce, Romney's New Hampshire finance chairwoman in 2012, as they talk with 2012 GOP presidential nominee Mitt Romney, and his wife Ann, at the end of the the Fourth of July parade, Saturday, July 4, 2015, in Wolfeboro, N.H. (AP Photo/Mary Schwalm)
Rubio jabs both parties in economic pitch
Republican presidential candidate Sen. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., shakes hands with Beverly Bruce, Romney's New Hampshire finance chairwoman in 2012, as they talk with...
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In this Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, file photo, Debbie Ziegler, center, the mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks in support of proposed legislation allowing doctors to prescribe life-ending medication to terminally ill patients during a news conference at the Capitol, in Sacramento, Calif. A bill, authored by Sen. Lois Wolk, D-Davis, left, and Sen. Bill Monning, D-Carmel, right, that would allow California physicians to help terminally ill patients end their lives, is struggling to muster enough support ahead of a legislative vote Tuesday, July 7, 2015. Maynard, a 29-year-old San Francisco Bay Area woman who had terminal brain cancer, moved to Oregon where she could legally end her life. (AP Photo/Rich Pedroncelli, File)
California right-to-die bill struggling amid religious fight
In this Wednesday, Jan. 21, 2015, file photo, Debbie Ziegler, center, the mother of Brittany Maynard, speaks in support of proposed legislation allowing doctors...