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US marches for women's rights slam Trump, encourage voting

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Organizers of a New York City rally and march for women's rights say tens of thousands of people were ready to hit the streets on the one-year anniversary of President Donald Trump's inauguration. More>>

Despite shutdown, troops get football, Lady Liberty to open

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Visiting the Statue of Liberty deemed a non-essential service during government shutdown that splits the must-have and the can-waits. More>>

Drone rescue off Australian beach heralded as world-first

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A flying drone has dropped a flotation device to two teens caught in a riptide in heavy seas off the Australian coast in what officials describe as a world-first rescue. More>>

Senators grill social media companies over terrorist posts

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Senators grill Facebook, Google and Twitter over terrorist propaganda and recruitment. More>>

Democrats, GOP try to dodge blame for shuttered government

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The government shutdown has begun, and so has the finger-pointing, with President Donald Trump saying Democrats wanted to give him "a nice present" to mark the one-year anniversary of his inauguration. More>>

Crunch time: What Amazon wants for its new HQ

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Crunch time: What Amazon wants from the cities vying to make the cut. More>>

Wife of deported Michigan man to attend State of the Union with Democratic congresswoman

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The wife of an undocumented immigrant who was deported to Mexico this week after living in the U.S. for three decades will be attending this year's State of the Union speech, according to a Michigan congresswoman. 

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Baja

6.3-Magnitude Earthquake Rattles Baja California

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A quake measure 6.3M was reported in the Gulf of California, rattling cities in Baja California as well as the mainland. 

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Porn star Stormy Daniels described affair with Donald Trump in 2011 magazine interview

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Adult movie actress Stormy Daniels purportedly denied having an extramarital affair with Donald Trump back in 2006, but she told a different story in 2011, according to a recently rediscovered magazine interview published Wednesday. InTouch magazine has just made public a 7-year-old interview with Daniels in which she claims that a sexual relationship with Trump began after she met the future president at a celebrity golf tournament in July 2006 in Lake Tahoe, Nevada. ...

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Correction: TV-Katie Couric-Matt Lauer story

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Katie Couric has broken her silence on sexual misconduct allegations against her former "Today" co-host, Matt Lauer. More>>

Los Angeles

You Rock, E-Jayy: Compton Teen Accepted to Harvard Visits LA Schools

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A teen from Compton, who once described lying on the floor to avoid gunfire as bullets flew by when he was a child, is now thriving during his freshmen year at Harvard, and is on a speaking tour to encourage others to do the same. "I went from Compton to Harvard, and you can too," he said to a room full of students at Fremont High School in the Florence area of South Los Angeles. NBC4 met Elijah "E-Jayy" Christopher DeVaughn in December 2016, right after the... More>>

Man Who Killed Officers in 2014: 'I Wish I Had Killed More'

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A defense attorney admitted Tuesday that his client killed two Northern California sheriff's deputies in a daylong rampage, fighting to spare him from the death penalty despite his profane outbursts in court. Defense lawyer Jeffrey Barbour told jurors that Luis Enrique Monroy Bracamontes shot Sacramento sheriff's Deputy Danny Oliver outside a Sacramento motel in October 2014 and later killed Placer County Sheriff's Deputy Michael Davis Jr. in Auburn, 30 miles away. "He shot the... More>>

Even the eyelashes freeze: Russia sees minus 88.6 degrees F

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MOSCOW (AP) - Even thermometers can't keep up with the plunging temperatures in Russia's remote Yakutia region, which hit minus 67 degrees Celsius (minus 88.6 degrees Fahrenheit) in some areas Tuesday. In Yakutia - a region of 1 million people about 3,300 miles (5,300 kilometers) east of Moscow - students routinely go to school even in minus 40 degrees. But school was canceled Tuesday throughout the region and police ordered parents to keep their children inside. In the village of O... More>>

YouTube suspends star over suicide video, doesn't shut door

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YouTube has suspended a star who posted video images of what appeared to be a suicide victim in Japan but says that doesn't mean it won't work with him in the future. More>>

24 Years Ago, the Northridge Earthquake Jolted Los Angeles: The First Day in Photos

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The magnitude-6.6 earthquake that struck Northridge around 4:30 a.m. on Jan. 17, 1994 caused chaos in the first 24 hours after it occurred. Major roadways were destroyed, fires raged and residents panicked the day the quake hit.  Take a look back at the first hours after the earthquake. All photos obtained via NBC LA. More>>

Medicaid work mandate will create uncertainty in some states

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Several mostly Republican-leaning states are lining up to implement work or job-training requirements for certain Medicaid recipients now that the Trump administration has allowed it. More>>

Has flu season, in full swing, reached its height?

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Flu is blanketing the US, but officials think it may decline soon. More>>

California highway to stay shut another week after mudslides

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Residents of mudslide-ravaged Montecito gathered to grieve and remember victims but are committed to rebuilding their cherished community. More>>

King children criticize Trump, decry racism on MLK holiday Video included

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Anti-poverty activists in New Mexico and a groundbreaking declaration from the Oklahoma-based Cherokee Nation about the tribe's role in promoting equality are part of the focus of Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebrations. More>>

Trump gets 'excellent health" report from WH doctor

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President Donald Trump's White House doctor is declaring him in 'excellent health' after his first medical checkup as president. More>>

Heed MLK's call with a pro-democracy movement

From pulpits and podiums across the country, Americans will be reminded on Monday of the relevance of Dr. Martin Luther King's message in 2018. Some time ago, during my tenure as president and CEO of the NAACP, I was...

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California mudslides death toll rises to 19

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Frustrations and dark discoveries mounted for a California town ravaged by a deadly and destructive mudslide. More>>

'We made a mistake' Hawaii sends false missile alert

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Hawaii emergency management officials said a push alert that warned of an incoming ballistic missile to Hawaii on Saturday was mistake. More>>

Facebook edits feeds to bring less news, more sharing

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Facebook tweaks pages to make time spent on social media healthier, more "meaningful.". More>>

Haiti 'shocked and outraged' over reported Trump remarks

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Haiti says it is "deeply shocked and outraged" by President Donald Trump's reported vulgar remark on migration calling it "racist.". More>>

Thomas Fire, once largest in California history, is now 100% contained

After more than a month of destruction, the largest fire in California's modern history is now 100% contained, according to the US Forest Service.

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Hundreds Welcome 3rd-Grader Back to School After Cancer Fight

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Classmates and parents of 8-year-old Massachusetts student Bridget Kelley welcomed the third-grader back to school with a massive show of support following her 15-month absence for cancer treatments and a stem cell transplant, "Today" reported. Hundreds of students, parents, teachers and police officers stood in the 4-degree cold, holding colorful signs as Kelley arrived at Merrymount Elementary School in Quincy on Jan. 2. "When we saw all the people we thou... More>>

Immigration agents descend on 7-Eleven stores in 17 states

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By ELLIOT SPAGAT Associated Press LOS ANGELES (AP) - U.S. immigration agents descended on dozens of 7-Eleven stores before dawn Wednesday to open employment audits and interview workers in what officials described as the largest operation against an employer under Donald Trump's presidency. Agents targeted about 100 stores nationwide, broadening an investigation that began with a 4-year-old case against a franchisee on New York's Long Island. The audits could lead to criminal charge...

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Not a 'Big Baller': Big Baller Brand Gets 'F' Rating From Better Business Bureau

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LaVar Ball often gets heat for the things he says, but now he's getting dinged for his business dealings. The Better Business Bureau has given an "F" rating to Big Baller Brand, the athletic apparel company founded by the brash LaVar on the prominence of his sons, Lakers rookie Lonzo Ball and his brothers LiAngelo and LaMelo, who currently play professional basketball in Lithuania. LiAngelo quit UCLA after he was suspended for shoplifting during his tea... More>>

Britain's Princess Charlotte starts nursery school

Britain's Princess Charlotte, youngest child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge, started nursery school on Monday.

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Border inspections of electronic devices hits record high

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The government inspected a record number of international travelers' electronic devices in the last fiscal year. More>>

High or Dry? California legal pot to test supply pipeline

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California's legal pot market is being ushered in with a sprawling, untested system to transport cannabis buds and products. More>>

New Hampshire ticket sole winner in $559M Powerball jackpot Video included

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1 winning Powerball ticket to claim $570 million jackpot, a day after another lone ticket nabs $450 million Mega Millions grand prize. More>>

Dunkin' Donuts scaling back 10 percent of food, drink menu

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Dunkin' Donuts is paring back its food and drink offerings. More>>

Golden Globes red carpet transformed by black dress protest

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The highly anticipated wear-black protest kicked off early on the Golden Globes red carpet. More>>

Miss America raises maximum age of competitors to 25

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The Miss America organization is raising the maximum age of contestants from 24 to 25. More>>

At Large With the Wind and Sky: Police Issue Warrants for Elsa From 'Frozen'

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Indiana police have issued an arrest "warrant" for one of the stars of the hit movie “Frozen” — and it appears she may be wanted in several other states. The Seymour Police Department asked for the public’s help in “serving a warrant issued for Queen Elsa,” who is wanted for “maintaining a common nuisance.” “If you have any information on her location please contact us as soon as possible; we are freezing!” the de... More>>

'Jeopardy!' on Hiatus After Host Alex Trebek Has Brain Surgery

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Taping of the game show "Jeopardy!" has been suspended while host Alex Trebek recovers from surgery to remove blood clots from his brain, Trebek and the show's producer said Thursday. Trebek, 77, who has hosted the show for more than 33 years, said he was diagnosed with the blood clots, a condition called subdural hematoma, in December after he suffered a bad fall in October. In a video from his home, Trebek downplayed the operation as "a slight medical problem" ... More>>

UC Berkeley Student Detained, Set For Deportation

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A UC Berkeley student was being held in San Diego on Wednesday, slated for deportation, according to Border Patrol officials. 

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Michael Wolff says Donald Trump is Least Credible Person 'Who Has Ever Walked on Earth'

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Michael Wolff, the author of a new book that gives a behind-the-scenes accountof the White House, defended his work Friday, insisting he spoke with President Donald Trump on the record and calling the commander in chief "a man who has less credibility than, perhaps, anyone who has ever walked on earth." Wolff, in an exclusive interview on NBC's "Today," said that everyone he spoke to for the book, "Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White Hou... More>>

Trump lawyer says stop tell-all book, publisher moves up sale date

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President Donald Trump's lawyers are expanding their crusade against a new book that gives a behind-the-scenes account of the White House. 

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Washington Sues Motel 6 for Giving Guest Information to US

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Washington's attorney general sued Motel 6 on Wednesday, alleging the national budget chain disclosed the private information of thousands of its guests to U.S. immigration authorities in violation of the state consumer protection law. Attorney General Bob Ferguson said motel employees divulged the names, birthdates, driver's license numbers, license plate numbers and room numbers of at least 9,150 guests to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement agents without a warrant. At least ... More>>

Stay away from romaine lettuce, Consumer Reports advises

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People should stay away from romaine lettuce until U.S. and Canadian health officials get to the bottom of an outbreak of E. coli infections, Consumer Reports says. The consumer advocacy group called on the Food and Drug Administration and Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to do more to warn people about the outbreak, which at last count had made 58 people sick in the U.S. and Canada. One person has died. The CDC last reported on the outbreak on December 28. It said 17 peop... More>>

Here's How the Rams' and Chargers' Future Home is Shaping Up

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The Rams and the Chargers won't move into their new Inglewood home for some time, but construction is already progressing on their new digs.  The stadium, impressive as it's expected to be with its 70,000 to 100,000 seats, is only the cherry on top of a massive sundae. The Los Angeles Stadium and Entertainment District at Hollywood Park will also include a 6,000-seat performing arts center; 890,000 square feet of retail space; 300 hotel rooms; and approximately 25 acres of "... More>>

Powerball Jackpot Now $460M for Nation's 10th Largest Prize

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The estimated Powerball jackpot has climbed to $460 million, making it the nation's 10th largest lottery prize. Players have until Wednesday night to spend $2 for a chance at the big prize, awarded to anyone matching five white balls drawn from one drum and a red Powerball drawn from another. The odds of winning are one in 292.2 million. It's the biggest Powerball jackpot since a $758.7 million prize won last August. The $460 million prize refers to the annuity option, paid over 29... More>>

Taco Bell Will Launch Nacho Fries in Bid to Win the Dollar Menu War

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Taco Bell announced that it will begin selling Nacho Fries this month for $1 in the Dollar Menu war with fast food giants, CNBC reported. The newest addition to Taco Bell's menu is part of a strategy for the year where the Mexican fast food will introduce 20 additional new items onto its Dollar Menu across the nation. The fries will also be an available option in the $5 box meals.  Jack in the Box and McDonald's have both followed suit and also introduced new additions to their... More>>

Texas 3-Year-Old Sherin Mathews Died of 'Homicidal Violence'

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 A three-year-old girl who was reported missing in Richardson, Texas Saturday has not been located and her father is facing charges. According to NBC-5 News, the little girl’s father, Wesley Mathews, told her to stand by a tree behind their home for punishment for not drinking her milk. He told police, when he returned 15 minutes later, Sherin Mathews was gone. MORE: Body Dug Up in Sky Valley Potentially Linked to Los Angeles Cold Case Homicide Police arrested the f...

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    Man Charged With Solving Missing Couple Case Breaks His Silence

    Man Charged With Solving Missing Couple Case Breaks His Silence

    Friday, January 19 2018 9:16 PM EST2018-01-20 02:16:13 GMT
    Sergeant Walter Mendez and his team of detectives have been working for months trying to find two people: 28-year-old Jonathan Darling Reynoso and 26-year-old Audrey Moran.  "It has been tough for a variety of reasons the specifics as to investigating a missing cases are particularly difficult ... the emotional side is very difficult," says Mendez, who works for Riverside County Sheriff's Department Homicide Unit.  Difficult because behind the two images many of ...
    Sergeant Walter Mendez and his team of detectives have been working for months trying to find two people: 28-year-old Jonathan Darling Reynoso and 26-year-old Audrey Moran.  "It has been tough for a variety of reasons the specifics as to investigating a missing cases are particularly difficult ... the emotional side is very difficult," says Mendez, who works for Riverside County Sheriff's Department Homicide Unit.  Difficult because behind the two images many of ...
  • Whitewater

    Whitewater Preserve Closed After Discovery of Partially Eaten Animal

    Whitewater Preserve Closed After Discovery of Partially Eaten Animal

    Friday, January 19 2018 6:09 PM EST2018-01-19 23:09:25 GMT
    The Whitewater Preserve was closed Friday by the Preserve due to discovery of a partially eaten calf that appears to have been killed by three feral pit bulls in the area. Story: Coachella Residents Concerned About Location Of Marijuana Dispensaries The BLM did receive a report from hikers on the Pacific Coast Trail (runs right through the preserve) having observed three feral pit bulls attacking a full grown steer north of the Preserve several days ago. Story: Singl...
    The Whitewater Preserve was closed Friday by the Preserve due to discovery of a partially eaten calf that appears to have been killed by three feral pit bulls in the area. Story: Coachella Residents Concerned About Location Of Marijuana Dispensaries The BLM did receive a report from hikers on the Pacific Coast Trail (runs right through the preserve) having observed three feral pit bulls attacking a full grown steer north of the Preserve several days ago. Story: Singl...
  • Palm Springs

    Wang's in the Desert Front Door Vandalized Following Campaign Dinner

    Wang's in the Desert Front Door Vandalized Following Campaign Dinner

    Sunday, January 21 2018 3:16 AM EST2018-01-21 08:16:08 GMT

    A Palm Springs restaurant is vandalized early this morning and it all stems from a picture of a local politician posing with employees at the restaurant.

    A Palm Springs restaurant is vandalized early this morning and it all stems from a picture of a local politician posing with employees at the restaurant.

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