Your recreation guide to the Los Angeles River

Three years in a row makes it routine: Memorial Day heralds the start of prime recreation season, sunrise to sunset on the Los Angeles River.

Hundreds of taxi drivers march in Mexico against Uber

Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City Monday chanting "Uber Out!" and demanding city authorities ban the online ride service.

Company lowers worst-case scenario for Santa Barbara oil spill

The company says the worst-case volume of oil released is up to 101,000 gallons — about 4,200 gallons less than previously believed.

A sign encouraging people to save water is displayed at a news conference in Los Angeles. Water use restrictions in California amidst the state's ongoing drought have led to the phenomenon of "droughtshaming," or publicly calling out water wasters.

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Technology makes 'droughtshaming' easier than ever

As California's drought continues, social media and smart phone apps let just about anyone call out water waste, often very publicly.

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Twister kills 13 in Mexico border city; 12 missing in Texas

Record Rains Spawn Epic Floods Of Texas's Blanco River

A tornado raged through a city on the U.S.-Mexico border Monday, destroying homes, flinging cars like matchsticks and ripping an infant from its mother's arms.

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For Women's World Cup, U.S. Soccer Fans Kick It Up A Notch

American Outlaws, seen on the big screen, cheer for the U.S. women's national team more than half an hour before kickoff during a match with Mexico on May 17.

For the first time, the American Outlaws — a growing and influential U.S. soccer fan group — will cheer for the women's national team at a World Cup.

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California looks to Australia for tips on surviving drought

California drought - highway signs

California has turned to the world's driest inhabited continent for solutions to its longest and sharpest drought on record.