Candlelight vigil to be held for Isla Vista victims

On the one-year anniversary of the Isla Vista killings, parents, students and community members will come together to honor the victims of Elliot Rodger's deadly rampage.

Ireland backs legalizing gay marriage by a landslide

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Electoral figures announced today show that Irish voters have approved legalizing gay marriage by a landslide.

Questions in Mexico cartel battle that killed 43

Investigators continued to work at the scene of shootout between police and cartel members.

Bus Crash Kills 10 In Northern California

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Orland bus crash survivor still wants answers

More than a year after the fatal bus crash near Orland, the CHP has finally addressed a still-unanswered question: What caused the crash?

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Huge crowd in El Salvador for beatifcation of Romero

A man holds an image of late Archbishop of San Salvador Oscar Arnulfo Romero during his beatification ceremony at El Salvador del Mundo square in San Salvador, today.

The ceremony for Oscar Romero — who was gunned down during mass in the capital, San Salvador, in 1980 — is the last step before being declared a saint by the Vatican.

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NSA winds down once-secret phone-records collection program

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The NSA has begun winding down its collection and storage of American phone records after the Senate failed to agree on changes to the program soon to expire.

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Cleveland officer acquitted in 2012 fatal shooting

Michael Brelo weeps as he hears the verdict in his trial Saturday, in Cleveland. Brelo, a patrolman charged in the shooting deaths of two unarmed suspects during a 137-shot barrage of gunfire was acquitted.

Michael Brelo was one of 13 officers involved in the 2012 incident that involved 137 shots and killed Timothy Russell and Malissa Williams after a high-speed car chase.

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Metropolitan could boost 'cash for grass' by $350M

The regional water wholesaler says it has seen an “unprecedented increase” in additional turf removal requests since the Governor’s Executive Order on drought.