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On 16th birthday, California student opens fire at his high school, killing two

15 Nov 2019

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. A Southern California high school student killed two classmates and wounded three on Thursday, pulling a .45 calibre semiautomatic handgun from his backpack and emptying it in a matter of seconds as the school day began. | Video

'I think I got shot': California students huddled terrified in barricaded classrooms

15 Nov 2019

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. The students inside a barricaded choir classroom were huddled in the dark minutes after shots rang out at Saugus High School in Southern California on Thursday, when one them said: "I think I got shot."

'I think I got shot': California students huddled terrified in barricaded classrooms

15 Nov 2019

SANTA CLARITA, Calif. The students inside a barricaded choir classroom were huddled in the dark minutes after shots rang out at Saugus High School in Southern California on Thursday, when one them said: "I think I got shot."

Late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings' wife announces bid for his Baltimore seat

12 Nov 2019

The wife of the late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, who played a key role in House Democrats' impeachment inquiry until his death last month, formally launched a bid on Tuesday for his congressional seat in Baltimore.

Former U.S. President Carter hospitalized in Atlanta for bleeding on the brain

12 Nov 2019

Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter was admitted to an Atlanta hospital on Monday for a procedure to relieve brain pressure from bleeding caused by recent falls, the Carter Center said in a statement. | Video

Year's most destructive California wildfire declared extinguished after two weeks

08 Nov 2019

California's biggest, most ruinous wildfire this year, a wind-driven blaze that scorched 120 square miles (310 square kilometers) of Sonoma County wine country and consumed scores of homes, was declared fully contained and extinguished on Thursday, two weeks after erupting.

South Dakota man executed for 1992 stabbing death of doughnut shop co-worker

05 Nov 2019

A South Dakota man convicted of fatally stabbing a former doughnut shop co-worker during a 1992 burglary was put to death by lethal injection on Monday night, after the U.S. Supreme Court denied three 11th-hour petitions to stay his execution.

Southern California blaze sears structures, threatens orchards and oil fields

02 Nov 2019

(This Nov 1 story officially corrects headline and paragraph 8 to read "structures" instead of "homes" after Ventura County fire officials corrected their earlier statement) | Video

California firefighters ready for battle again as Santa Ana winds whip up new wildfires

30 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES Oct 30 Fast-moving Santa Ana winds are expected to blast through Southern California on Wednesday, whipping up new wildfires after a brief respite for firefighters on Tuesday.

Southern California firefighters brace for resurgence of extreme winds

30 Oct 2019

LOS ANGELES Firefighters braced late on Tuesday for a resurgence of strong Santa Ana desert winds across Southern California after a day of light breezes helped them gain ground against a blaze displacing thousands of Los Angeles residents near the famed Getty Center museum. | Video

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