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Corinthian Colleges will shut down all of its remaining 28 campuses, displacing about 16,000 students, less than two weeks after the U.S. Department of Education announced it was fining the for-profit institution $30 million for misrepresentation.
The closure displaces 16,000 students and includes 10 Heald College campuses across the state.
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Nepal’s devastating earthquake that hit Saturday is now blamed for at least 4,000 deaths. Reconstruction is estimated to cost billions. 
Aftershocks are rattling survivors' nerves and making the recovery even more challenging.
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The data behind SF's changing demographics.
It's the only one of the five central Bay Area counties in which diversity is likely to decrease.
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It's reportedly the first time in U.S. history that an animal has been effectively recognized as a legal person.
Manhattan Supreme Court Justice Barbara Jaffe's order Monday grants two research chimps the writ of habeas corpus. The decision, says Science magazine, effectively recognizes chimps as legal persons.
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Would you support a doctor with Google Glass?
Imagine walking into an emergency room with an awful rash and waiting hours to see a doctor until, finally, a physician who doesn’t have specific knowledge of your condition gives you an ointment and a referral to a dermatologist.
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A group of over 70 artists are facing displacement from their San Francisco base:
Some artists pack up and others remain as the lack of a new lease or even plans for renewal make Studio 17's future uncertain.
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"The Grim Sleeper" is the sinister moniker the LA Weekly gave the serial killer because he took a 14-year slumber between killing sprees. 
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A step too far for grieving relatives? 
New drought restrictions are prompting cemetery managers to look at the water they use to keep lawns green. Some worry that for family members who visit this summer, parched grass might feel like insult on top of loss.
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Physician-assisted suicide is illegal in California. But that doesn’t mean it doesn’t happen. 
Though physician-assisted suicide is not legal in California, families find a way to do it – in secret.
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Attention, #Serial  fans: 
Serial changed the game. Now it has the award to prove it.
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Sprinkler systems save lives. The problem: they're difficult and costly to add to San Francisco's older properties.
Debate pits push for fire safety against cost and difficulty of installing sprinkler systems.
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