The Colorado multiplex where 12 people were killed in July will reopen Thursday night. The private event, for victims' families and first responders, precedes a public reopening Friday. Some victims' families call the reopening insensitive, while others say the community needs to move forward.
California's fiscal health is looking better. Gov. Jerry Brown has proposed a budget that will leave the state in the black, which is a big change from previous years. But California's long-term financial outlook still looks bad.
The Obama administration pushed forward on its agenda of legislative and executive action to fight gun violence on Thursday. Vice President Joe Biden addressed the U.S. Conference of Mayors, who were a receptive audience.
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