Among the 3700 candidates are several dozen Libyan-Americans. They've spent decades in the US as political exiles. Now back in their birth country, they hope to contribute to Libya's transition to democracy.
University of California Davis Chancellor Linda Katehi said she ordered the campus police force not to use force against students demonstrating on campus. Instead, last Friday's confrontation ended up with police pepper spraying a crowd of students. Now, come threats of lawsuits, firings and several investigations.
California's budget is still in terrible shape, so the cash-strapped state is having a garage sale. Eric Lamoureux, spokesman for the California Department of General Services, tells The Takeaway what's for sale.
Although young people are coveted by health insurers, they're often the least likely to buy in. Joining The Takeaway for a roundtable discussion are three young people: architect Savlan Hauser, freelance journalist Nik Bonovich, and artist Golnar Adili.
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