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Armed police patrol Las Ramblas following Thursday's terrorist attack in Barcelona, Spain. Spanish police have also killed five suspected terrorists in the town of Cambrils to stop a second terrorist attack.

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Suspected driver in Barcelona attack 'shot down' by police

Catalan police confirmed that the man they shot in the town of Subirats was Younes Abouyaaqoub, the alleged driver of a van that rammed people in Barcelona.

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Let's watch the eclipse together — follow live coverage here

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It's eclipse day. Get the latest on the eclipse — from here in L.A., from our correspondents in Oregon and from NPR reporters across the country — right here.

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Applications for CA immigrant driver's licenses declining

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As of this July, about 915,000 unauthorized immigrants had obtained California driver's licenses after they became available to them in January 2015. Application numbers have gradually been dropping off.

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LA County looking for help with rent for homeless

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The push is on in L.A. to find help with rent for tens of thousands of homeless people the county has pledged to house over the next few years.

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Some LA schools prepare to watch Monday's eclipse indoors

Proper eye protection is a must for anyone looking up at a solar eclipse. Eclipse glasses are far darker than regular sunglasses.
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"We're not going to take a risk," one Los Angeles school's principal said — of a child wearing faulty glasses, or of a child refusing to wear them.

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10 missing after US warship collides with tanker

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The Navy guided-missile destroyer sustained damage on its port side. Two ships and several aircraft are combing the waters, looking for the missing U.S. sailors.

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Many breast, ovarian cancer survivors should take this test

For decades, black women faced lower risk of being diagnosed with breast cancer than did white women.
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A simple genetic test can detect a mutation that puts a woman at risk of a recurrence. But a UCLA study finds most who should take the test, don't.