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Nation Jul 06Southern California jolted by biggest quake in 20 years
The largest Southern California quake in nearly 20 years jolted an area stretching from Sacramento to Las Vegas to Mexico as it cracked buildings, set fires, wrecked roads but only caused minor injuries.
Nation Jul 05Aftershocks hit California following strongest earthquake in 20 years
A widely felt magnitude 5.4 quake before dawn Friday was the strongest aftershock thus far.
Nation Apr 13Giant Stratolaunch aircraft lifts off from California
A giant six-engine aircraft with the world’s longest wingspan landed its first flight after some two hours in the air Saturday.
Nation Apr 02WATCH: Los Angeles police identify suspect in Nipsey Hussle slaying
Los Angeles police are seeking a 29-year-old man who they believe shot and killed Nipsey Hussle outside the rapper's clothing store where he was trying to remake his community.
Nation Mar 15California drought ends after seven years
More than 93 percent of the state is free of drought or dryness, the U.S. Drought Monitor said in its weekly update.
Education Jan 22WATCH: Tentative deal reached by LA school district, striking teachers union
Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti, accompanied by leaders United Teachers Los Angeles and the Los Angeles Unified School District, announced the agreement at City Hall a few hours after a 21-hour bargaining session ended before dawn.
Nation Dec 19LA bishop resigns 13 years after diocese learned of misconduct allegation
The Vatican announced the resignation in a one-line statement. It was the latest in a string of misconduct allegations against bishops to come to light this year.
Nation Dec 13Virgin Galactic tourist rocket ship reaches space in test
Thursday's supersonic flight takes Virgin Galactic closer to turning the long-delayed dream of commercial space tourism into reality. The company aims to take paying customers on the six-passenger rocket, which is about the size of an executive jet.