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Lt. Gov Gavin Newsom on Thursday endorsed longtime friend and San Francisco political ally Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris for the U.S. Senate. Newsom said he knew Harris long before both became major Democratic political players in San Francisco — he as mayor and Harris as district attorney. “If you can survive San Francisco politics, Washington, […]

More than 85,000 additional students who attended campuses owned by now-bankrupt Corinthian Colleges Inc. will be eligible for expedited debt relief, federal and state officials announced Tuesday.

The announcement will have the biggest impact on California students who attended Corinthian’s Everest College and WyoTech campuses between 2010 and 2013, along with students across the country who attended Everest University online.

The move comes as part of a continuing investigation by the U.S. Department of Education and California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris into inflated job placement rates claimed by Corinthian, once among the nation’s largest operators of for-profit colleges.

One of the nation’s most influential Spanish-language newspapers, La Opinión in Los Angeles, on Monday endorsed California Atty. Gen. Kamala Harris for the U.S. Senate over Democratic rival Rep. Loretta Sanchez of Garden Grove and their Republican challengers.

The newspaper described both as worthy candidates but said Harris had more potential as a national leader.

California Attorney General Kamala Harris scored a major victory this spring when Kevin Bollaert, who ran the website ugotposted.com, was sentenced to 18 years in prison for posting more than 10,000 sexually explicit photos (known as “revenge porn”) online and demanding $250 to $350 from victims to remove the images. It was the first case of its kind in the U.S.—and Harris has done it again: In May, Casey Meyering, who ran the revenge-porn site winbystate.com, pled no contest to extortion and other charges. Here, Harris discusses the toll on victims, how she got tech firms to change their policies, and her run for U.S. Senator Barbara Boxer’s seat in 2016.