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Archive for May 5th, 2013
The Camarillo Springs wildfire is 80 percent contained Monday. Firefighters say full containment expected Tuesday.
California and federal public health officials say valley fever, a potentially lethal disease, has been on the rise as warming climates and drought have kicked up the dust that spreads it.
Omar Deghayes is one of hundreds of former detainees who have been released from the U.S. prison at Guantanamo Bay over the past several years.
A newly cleaned painting in the Vatican dating to 1494, may be the first European depiction of Native Americans. The painting had been largely ignored for more than 500 years.
While Mexican immigration to the U.S. has slowed in recent years, the number of Central Americans heading north has been on the rise.
According to studio estimates Sunday, "Iron Man 3" had the second-biggest debut ever, behind the $207.4 million start last year for "The Avengers," which teamed him with other Marvel Comics heroes.
Israeli warplanes attacked the center near Damascus, according to intelligence reports and Syrian state media, leading Syria to deem it a "declaration of war."
A limousine traveling on a major bridge in the San Francisco area burst into flames, killing five female passengers who were trapped inside and injuring four others who escaped, authorities said Sunday.
Instead of traveling alongside picturesque beaches, this boat takes passengers on a tour that includes sea lions and trash, juxtaposing Long Beach's commercial might with a fragile ecosystem.
When Captain Harges of Glendale’s Fire Company 23 heard a fire had broken out in Chevy Chase Canyon Friday, he feared the worst.
Initial actions by the newly installed Pope Francis — such as washing the feet of Muslim inmates — have given hope to local Islamic leaders for better relations with the Church.
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