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In California: A deadly avalanche in Lake Tahoe; we sue Trump (again) In California: A deadly avalanche in Lake Tahoe; we sue Trump (again)
One person died and another was badly injured following a morning avalanche in Lake Tahoe. The state sues over President Trump's plan to open up coastal and farming land to gas and oil extraction. And lots of chickens didn't make it 'cross the road. It's news for Friday. But first, four L.A.-area teachers are suing Delta after one of its planes preparing for an emergency landing dropped fuel...
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In California: Yes, the homeless people are from your town In California: Yes, the homeless people are from your town
You hear it all the time: Homeless people living on the streets in Anytown, U.S.A., aren't actually from Anytown, U.S.A.; they're from Othertown, U.S.A. The conversation resurfaced once again last week when a Redding elected official used a photo of a man reportedly in Sacramento begging for money to get to Redding as proof the city is drawing outsiders. Yet time and again, research has s...
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Is 737 Max safe after crashes? Boeing faces reckoning in 2020, as new CEO seeks to end crisis Is 737 Max safe after crashes? Boeing faces reckoning in 2020, as new CEO seeks to end crisis
For decades, America's leading aircraft maker was so revered by flyers and employees that it inspired a bumper sticker: "If it's not Boeing, I'm not going." Now, Boeing's problems with the 737 Max have fanned speculation that travelers may fear flying aboard the jetliner even when regulators lift the order grounding it. With that day likely months away, Boeing has stopped building the jet....
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Texas church shooting 'protector' Jack Wilson receives first-ever Medal of Courage from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott Texas church shooting 'protector' Jack Wilson receives first-ever Medal of Courage from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott
AUSTIN, Texas — Texas Gov. Greg Abbott honored Monday the man who stopped a gunman at the West Freeway Church of Christ near Fort Worth last month. Three people died at the church in White Settlement, a town of about 17,000 people near Fort Worth, but the shooting lasted only seconds. The gunman mortally wounded two people before he was shot and killed by Jack Wilson, the head of the church’s v...
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At least 11 people dead after severe storms, tornadoes sweep across the South, Midwest At least 11 people dead after severe storms, tornadoes sweep across the South, Midwest
HOUSTON – Severe storms sweeping across southern portions of the U.S. and up into the Midwest were blamed Saturday in the deaths of at least 11 people, including two first responders, as high winds, tornadoes and unrelenting rain battered large swaths of the country. Storm-related fatalities were reported in Texas due to icy weather, in Alabama from a deadly tornado and in Louisiana, where wind...
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California may launch its own generic drug brand to aid with rising health care costs California may launch its own generic drug brand to aid with rising health care costs
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — California could become the first state with its own prescription drug label under a proposal Gov. Gavin Newsom unveiled Thursday. Newsom wants California, home to nearly 40 million people, to contract with generic drug companies to make prescription medications on its behalf so it could then sell them to the public. The goal, according to the governor's office, is to lower...
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FBI asks Apple to help gain access to iPhones owned by Pensacola gunman FBI asks Apple to help gain access to iPhones owned by Pensacola gunman
PENSACOLA, Fla. – The FBI wants Apple's help extracting data from a pair of iPhones owned by the gunman who rampaged through a Pensacola Navy training facility last month. The government has been unable to crack the personal security on two phones owned by a Royal Saudi Air Force first lieutenant who shot three people and wounded eight others Dec. 6 at Naval Air Station Pensacola before he was ...
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In California: Residents are fleeing the Golden State as cost of living continues to climb In California: Residents are fleeing the Golden State as cost of living continues to climb
Gabrielle Canon here, filling in for Arlene Martinez for the next couple days. We have officially been in 2020 for a week and it's clear the holidays are over. Doubt it? Tuesday's headlines include news thatCalifornians continue to flee high prices, Iranian Americans in L.A. are grappling with the escalating tensions with the U.S., and someone may have stolen a bunch of llamas in Riverside Cou...
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Iranian Americans aren't mourning Gen. Qasem Soleimani. They're glad he's dead. But, now what? Iranian Americans aren't mourning Gen. Qasem Soleimani. They're glad he's dead. But, now what?
LOS ANGELES – Smoke from grills full of kabob koobideh wafted past Roxanne Mirzaee as she cooked at a birthday party with Iranian American friends. Mirzaee smiled warmly as laughter filled the air, but rising tensions far from this Beverly Hills barbecue have left her uneasy. While Iran's supreme leader, Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, and President Donald Trump exchanged threats after a U.S. airstrike...
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March against anti-Semitism draws estimated 25,000 to New York City streets: 'No Hate, No Fear' March against anti-Semitism draws estimated 25,000 to New York City streets: 'No Hate, No Fear'
NEW YORK CITY – Thousands of Jews and non-Jews alike took to the streets of New York City on Sunday, marching across the Brooklyn Bridge in a dramatic show of cross-faith unity after a string of bloody anti-Semitic attacks in the region. Chanting "No Hate, No Fear," a crowd estimated at 25,000 from New York, New Jersey and beyond assembled at Foley Square in Lower Manhattan under clear, crisp s...
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