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California: State in the western United States
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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A Rare Legal Battle: Can a State Force a City to House Coronavirus Patients?

A federal judge ruled that Costa Mesa, Calif., does not have to house coronavirus patients, at least for now. Local officials had argued that the chosen facility posed safety risks.
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In California: A tender goodbye in Los Angeles

The world says goodbye to Kobe Bryant. Travelers exposed to coronavirus head to quarantine sites across the state, including one in Ventura County, as the Dow drops 1,000 points following the jump in..
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Videos for California


Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant [Video]Michael Jordan remembers Kobe Bryant

Michael Jordan gives an emotional tribute and admits he's given the world another “crying Jordan” meme.

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U.S. CDC Confirms 53 Coronavirus Cases [Video]U.S. CDC Confirms 53 Coronavirus Cases

The CDC said on Monday there were 14 confirmed cases of the coronavirus in the US. This is apart from the 39 cases among those evacuated from the Diamond Princess cruise ship. It also excludes anyone..

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Presumed dead, missing CA couple found in wilderness [Video]Presumed dead, missing CA couple found in wilderness

A missing couple was found Saturday near Tomales Bay in Northern California after getting lost on a Valentine's Day hike. According to reports, 72-year old Ian Irwin, and 77-year old Carol Kiparsky..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:08Published

Meghan Trainor's dad in stable condition after being struck by car [Video]Meghan Trainor's dad in stable condition after being struck by car

Meghan Trainor's dad is recovering after being struck by a car while crossing a busy street in the San Fernando Valley, California on Friday night.

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California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun [Video]California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun

Passengers boarding a Carnival Cruise Line ship on a three-day voyage to the resort city of Ensenada on Mexico's Baja coast were unfazed by reports of the virus, but vowed to wash their hands.

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Large bear takes a stroll in Californian suburbs [Video]Large bear takes a stroll in Californian suburbs

A bear has drawn curious onlookers as it wandered in a Los Angeles foothill suburb in California.

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Desperate Warren Taps Loan [Video]Desperate Warren Taps Loan

U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren is desperate for cash. She raised more money than most of her Democratic presidential rivals in the weeks before the Iowa caucuses. However, she spent so heavily that her..

Credit: Wochit News     Duration: 00:37Published

California May Apologize To Japanese Americans Imprisoned After Pearl Harbor [Video]California May Apologize To Japanese Americans Imprisoned After Pearl Harbor

California is expected to pass a resolution formally apologizing for putting Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II. It was the largest single forced relocation in US history, with more..

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Warren Breaks Her Most Celebrated Promise [Video]Warren Breaks Her Most Celebrated Promise

Elizabeth Warren has sworn off super PACs during the 2020 campaign. Her campaign website says she "would disavow any Super PAC formed to support her in the Democratic primary." But, now the primaries..

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Trump says Bloomberg 'hates the farmer' [Video]Trump says Bloomberg 'hates the farmer'

U.S. President Donald Trump unabashedly used his speech in Bakersfield, California to ridicule Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday (February 19).

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Trump says Mike Bloomberg 'hates the farmer' [Video]Trump says Mike Bloomberg 'hates the farmer'

U.S. President Donald Trump unabashedly used his speech in Bakersfield, California to ridicule Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Wednesday (February 19).

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Can Sanders Win Latinos? [Video]Can Sanders Win Latinos?

Bernie Sanders has made enormous efforts to win Latino voters. Nevada presents the first test of Sanders ability to turn out Latinos. Latinos could account for 20 percent of caucus-goers. Winning..

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Janet Jackson shares emotional tribute to Ja'Net DuBois [Video]Janet Jackson shares emotional tribute to Ja'Net DuBois

The star was reported to have died of natural causes at her Glendale, California home on Tuesday, and hours after the news broke, the That's the Way Love Goes hitmaker posted a heartfelt tribute to her..

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Japan's efforts to contain virus on ship 'completely inadequate' [Video]Japan's efforts to contain virus on ship 'completely inadequate'

A Japanese infectious disease specialist has castigated his government's handling of quarantine on a coronavirus-stricken cruise ship, saying it was run by "bureaucrats" who stoked the crisis by..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 02:14Published

Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship [Video]Hundreds of Americans flown home from coronavirus-hit cruise ship

More than 300 American cruise liner passengers, including 14 who tested positive for coronavirus, were flown home to military bases in the United States, after two weeks under quarantine off Japan...

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New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger [Video]New York drops fight against T-Mobile-Sprint merger

New York has dropped its fight against the $40 billion merger of U.S. wireless carriers T-Mobile US Inc and Sprint Corp, saying the state would not appeal a judge's approval of the deal. Ciara Lee..

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Jennifer Hudson Honors Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game [Video]Jennifer Hudson Honors Kobe Bryant At NBA All-Star Game

At Sunday's NBA All-Star Game, Jennifer Hudson belted out a beautiful tribute to honor late Lakers legend Kobe Bryant and his daughter Gianna Bryant. It has been three weeks since Kobe, Gianna, and..

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NASA to use lasers space communication [Video]NASA to use lasers space communication

NASA has announced that it is building a new satellite dish as part of the Deep Space Network that would be able to communicate with far away robotic spacecrafts.

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More than 40 Americans infected with coronavirus on cruise ship: Fauci [Video]More than 40 Americans infected with coronavirus on cruise ship: Fauci

Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the U.S. National Institute on Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID), said on CBS "Face the Nation" that more than 40 Americans, who were quarantined aboard the Diamond..

Credit: Reuters - Politics     Duration: 02:35Published

Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after death [Video]Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after death

Kobe Bryant named Basketball Hall of Fame finalist three weeks after dying in helicopter crash

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Kobe Bryant's Mamba Foundation Renamed To Honor Gianna Bryant [Video]Kobe Bryant's Mamba Foundation Renamed To Honor Gianna Bryant

Kobe Bryant's Mamba Sports Academy has been renamed Mamba & Mambacita Sports Academy. Kobe's widow Vanessa Bryant said the name change is to honor their daughter Gianna Bryant. Kobe and Gianna were..

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'Firefall' To Return To Yosemite National Park [Video]'Firefall' To Return To Yosemite National Park

It's almost time for Mother Nature to play her annual magic trick at Yosemite National Park. In the impressive yearly display, a light trick makes it appear as if lava is flowing off a cliff...

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Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight' [Video]Trump calls Bloomberg a debate 'lightweight'

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday insulted Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg's debate skills but said he'd "rather run against Bloomberg than Sanders."

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California woman, boyfriend accused of killing 3 roommates over rent argument

Guzman and McCloud are currently held in Nevada jail awaiting extradition on three counts of murder. Their bail is set at $2 million per person each.
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Two 13-year-old boys charged with murder in California library fire

Charges have been filed against two 13-year-old boys linked to a library fire at California's Porterville City Library that killed two firefighters.
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A California man drove his Jeep off the roof of a six-level parking garage and crashed into a McDonald's, police say

Police say a California man drove a Jeep off a parking garage and into a McDonald's. Two people dove out of the car before it crashed.
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Local Officials Start to Push Back on Coronavirus Quarantine Plans

In California and Alabama, plans to house evacuees with the virus in federal or state facilities are meeting with resistance from local political leaders.
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Daredevil 'Mad Mike' Hughes dies in crash of his homemade rocket in California

"Mad Mike" Hughes, a self-styled explorer and daredevil bent on proving that the earth is flat was killed over the weekend when his homemade rocket crashed in the California desert over the weekend.
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'Miracle' rescue: California couple in their 70s found alive after disappearing on Valentine's Day hike

Carol Kiparsky, 77, and her husband, Ian Irwin, 72, were located in a densely forested area about 30 miles north of San Francisco on Saturday.
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'Flat earther' dies in rocket crash

A California man who said he wanted to fly to the edge of outer space to see if the world is round has died after his home-built rocket blasted off into the desert sky and plunged back to earth. (Feb...
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NTSB probing crash of charter bus that 'just flipped over,' killing 3 on California freeway

Federal investigators were dispatched to California to determine what caused a charter bus to roll off a freeway, killing three people.
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How a bizarre, monster fish hoodwinked researchers and reeled in a wave of citizen scientists

A bizarre sunfish washed up in California last year and created a worldwide furor: Scientists were shocked to find the hoodwinker so far from home.
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How a bizarre, monster fish hoodwinked researchers

Since a hoodwinker washed up in California one year ago, citizen scientists have been helping researchers locate and identify the weird sunfish.  
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Despite horror stories, California cruise passengers won't let coronavirus spoil their fun

With a white captain's hat perched on his head, Calvin Ballard seemed relaxed as he waited to depart on his first-ever cruise to Mexico, unfazed by the possibility of being trapped on a ship under..
Reuters - Published

California rejects Trump effort to cut off federal funds over abortion

California on Friday fought back against a Trump administration threat to withhold federal funds for some health programs unless it stopped requiring health insurers to cover abortions, saying it would..
Reuters - Published

In California: Guinness certifies the longest-ever wheelie and Joaquin saves a calf

Also, the state is again suing the Trump administration after the president signs new regulations to get more water to farmers (it had been going to fish). And see the role two Berkeley economists are..
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Only three U.S. states can test for coronavirus: public lab group

California, Nebraska and Illinois are the only U.S. states that can currently test for coronavirus, the Association of Public Health Laboratories (APHL) told Reuters on Friday.
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Self-driving car companies complain California test data may mislead

Developers of self-driving cars are amping up criticism of a California reporting requirement on test data, saying the data could mislead, as the state prepares to release the latest results for 2019.
Reuters - Published

Bear takes stroll through California neighborhood

A large black bear was seen strolling around a Monrovia, California neighborhood Friday morning, walking through residential lawns, driveways and resting in a nearby alley. (Feb. 21)  
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California’s Housing Crisis: How Can It Be Solved?

Friday: A conversation about how housing became the great problem of our time. Also: How a Central Valley town pushed back against an ICE facility.
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‘Tamales for Tío Bernie’: Sanders’ outreach to Latino voters pays off

Violeta Alvarez is so passionate about Bernie Sanders that she becomes emotional talking about the white, 78-year-old senator from Vermont, a state 3,000 miles from this sun-drenched California..
Reuters - Published

California sues Trump administration over alleged failure to protect species

California is suing the administration of President Donald Trump for what it calls the administration's failure to protect endangered species in the Sacramento and San Joaquin rivers.
Reuters - Published

In California: ICE ignores state immigration laws

Turns out, federal officials don't really care how the state wants to manage immigration enforcement. And voters here lean heavily toward Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders to take on President Trump...
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Why Does It Cost $750,000 to Build Affordable Housing in San Francisco?

As California’s governor vows to tackle the state’s homelessness crisis, housing ‘insanity’ stands in the way.
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Paraglider rescued after crash into power lines

A paraglider spent three hours trapped in power lines before being rescued in northern California. He was not seriously injured. (Feb. 19)  
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USC will offer free tuition to students from families making $80K or less

University of Southern California's $80,000 threshold for the program is comfortably above California's median household income.
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U.S.C. Will Offer Free Tuition to Low-Income Students

Recognizing the high cost of living in California, the university will also no longer include the value of a home in the calculation used to determine a student’s financial need.
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Little Leagues from California to Pennsylvania ban 'Astros' nickname after cheating scandal

The Astros won't have their 2017 World Series title taken away. Their name, on the other hand, won't be sticking around in some Little Leagues.
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California Gov. Gavin Newsom’s State of the State Speech: Highlights

Thursday: This year, the speech was focused on addressing homelessness. Also: President Trump visited the West.
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A Town of Immigrant Farm Workers Says No to an ICE Detention Center

A private prison company wants to operate an immigration detention center in McFarland, Calif., a town that is home to thousands of undocumented farm workers.
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Roger Stone sentencing, Trump rally tour, California's apology: 5 things to know Thursday

Roger Stone will be sentenced amid an outcry over political meddling, Trump continues his four-day western swing and more news to start your Thursday.
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Trump's visit to 'occupied territory:' President earns big bucks, some voter support — and protester ire

The president's fifth trip to the Golden State featured stops in Los Angeles, Rancho Mirage and Bakersfield, and a lot of waving signs.
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In California: Homelessness, Trump's big-ticket fundraiser and a prison proposal shut down

Gov. Gavin Newsom uses his State of the State to zero in on homelessness right around the same time President Trump arrives at the desert and a big-ticket fundraiser. Also, Kobe fans: He isn't buried..
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California Governor Declares Homelessness ‘a Disgrace’

Vulnerable to the charge that the problem has exploded under Democratic rule, Gov. Gavin Newsom pleaded with legislators to take action.
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California to make state buildings available to house homeless

California will provide nearly 300 state properties for use as homeless shelters and should change its laws to make it easier for local officials to get the mentally ill off the streets, Governor Gavin..
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As Trump visits CA, Governor Newsom calls homelessness issue 'a disgrace', vows change

California Gov. Gavin Newsom broke from tradition Wednesday and dedicated his entire State of the State speech to one issue: homelessness.  
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Exclusive: SmileDirectClub’s top dentist risks losing license in California crackdown

The top dentist and public face of SmileDirectClub is at risk of losing his California license following a two-year state dental board investigation, records reviewed by Reuters show.
Reuters - Published

Two firefighters die in blaze at California library: sheriff

Two firefighters died as they tried to put out a blaze at a library in central California late on Tuesday, the sheriff said.
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Firefighter killed in California library blaze

A firefighter was killed and another went missing Tuesday while battling a fire at a Central California library, officials said. (Feb. 19)  
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Yosemite's famous glowing orange 'firefall' could be a bust this year

The famed "firefall" phenomenon at California's Yosemite National Park is scheduled to make its yearly appearance this weekend.
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Famed Yosemite 'firefall' could be on display this weekend – weather permitting

The famed "firefall" phenomenon at California's Yosemite National Park is scheduled to make its yearly appearance this weekend.  
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In California: A Trump visit and a profiteering slumlord

President Trump arrives in the Golden State to talk Olympics and raise money. A Bengal tiger that went viral on social media learns to trust. And I talk with KPCC/LAist reporter Aaron Mendelson, who..
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6-year-old girl saved from California mountain lion attack after adult fights back

Adults scared the cat off after it grabbed the girl, according to authorities. One adult pushed the mountain lion into nearby bushes.
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