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'Never give up,' Swedish teen tells Iowa climate activists after U.N. summit 'failure'

04 Oct 2019

IOWA CITY, Iowa Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg on Friday urged her supporters to "never give up" in demanding urgent steps to fight climate change after world leaders failed to act decisively at a recent United Nations summit. | Video

Shaken communities take stock of damage after Southern California quakes

07 Jul 2019

RIDGECREST, Calif. High desert communities in Southern California on Saturday assessed damage and braced for potentially dangerous aftershocks from a major earthquake that shook buildings, ruptured gas lines and sparked fires near the remote epicenter of the second temblor in as many days. | Video

Animal welfare activists urge end to SeaWorld dolphin shows

06 Jun 2019

SAN DIEGO Years after the documentary film "Blackfish" galvanized a movement to end SeaWorld's killer whale performances, animal rights activists on Wednesday called for an end to "circus-style" dolphin shows at the theme parks. | Video

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts ready for 'messy camping trip' to space

05 Jun 2019

HOUSTON The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program that ended eight years ago. | Video

NASA's first SpaceX astronauts ready for 'messy camping trip' to space

05 Jun 2019

HOUSTON, June 5 The first U.S. astronauts chosen to fly aboard a SpaceX capsule built for NASA shrugged off a spate of design and test mishaps, saying such setbacks were "part of the process" and the new technology was far more advanced than the space shuttle program that ended eight years ago.

Captain says U.S. military does not view Central American migrants as 'enemies'

16 Nov 2018

SAN DIEGO A captain with the U.S. forces deployed in San Diego to fortify the southern border said he does not view the migrants from a Central American caravan amassing in Mexico as "enemies" after President Donald Trump described them as an "invasion."

Police still baffled by discovery of 13 starved, abused siblings

17 Jan 2018

PERRIS, Calif. Police said on Tuesday they were still seeking answers after finding 13 siblings starving in their parents' squalid Southern California home, some of them chained to beds under "horrific" conditions in an otherwise ordinary suburb. | Video

Rescuers race against time to find missing in California mudslides

11 Jan 2018

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. Jan 11 Rescue crews in Southern California resumed on Thursday the arduous task of combing through tons of debris for survivors from deadly mudslides that struck along the state's picturesque coastal communities.

Death toll rises to 17 in California mudslides, 17 missing

11 Jan 2018

SANTA BARBARA, Calif. The death toll from devastating mudslides in affluent communities along a stretch of Southern California coastline rose to 17 on Wednesday after two more bodies were recovered, the local sheriff said, and the number of people missing also climbed to 17. | Video

Tally of oil-soaked wildlife, alive and dead, mounts in California

23 May 2015

LOS ANGELES The carcasses of five petroleum-soaked pelicans have been recovered from California's Santa Barbara coastline, the first apparent sea bird fatalities stemming from the oil spill to be documented by officials overseeing the disaster response.

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