* California Senate voted 21-16 for bill * Clears way for construction to begin on rail line * Would eventually connect San Francisco to Los Angeles By Mary Slosson SACRAMENTO, Calif.
Houston Chronicle -
By Richard S. Dunham Republican presidential candidate, Mitt Romney plays with family and friends Friday on a floating raft on Lake Winnipesaukee in Wolfeboro, NH, as he continues his vacation from the campaign trail.
New York Times -
BEIRUT, Lebanon - The defection of a young general close to President Bashar al-Assad of Syria has provided the most telling sign yet of eroding support for his government among even the most elite and trusted Sunni Muslims, who serve as a critical ...
Boston Herald -
By Mark Murphy A stunned Celtics [team stats] management is attempting to grasp something they honestly never envisioned: Ray Allen has decided to trade in his Celtics jersey for South Beach.
San Francisco Chronicle -
FILE - This combination of 2012 file photos shows the logos of Yahoo, left, and Facebook, outside their offices in Santa Clara, Calif.