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Boy, 3, dies after climbing into hot car in Sylmar

The boy was playing by himself in the yard of a Sylmar home Wednesday afternoon when he climbed into the family car, was overcome by heat and couldn't get out.

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Amid confusion, 17 killed by shelling at market in Gaza

An injured man is carried to an ambulance following a strike in Gaza City's Shijaiyah neighborhood on Wednesday.

Israel's army declared a humanitarian cease-fire on Wednesday but said it did not apply to all areas. A market that Palestinians had thought was safe was hit, killing 17 and wounding dozens more.

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The mysterious mannequins of North Hollywood Toyota

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Collin Friesen looks the backstory of the mannequins that greet you from a NoHo Toyota dealership, and KPCC's Maya Sugarman takes their portraits.

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Soboroff adds Truman Capote typewriter to collection

During his last years, Truman Capote often lived at Joanne Carson's home, smoking cigarillos and writing. Steve Soboroff now has that typewriter in his collection.

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Somali refugees in San Diego prep for college, break cultural norms

Refugee children participate in an after-school tutoring program at the Somali Bantu Association of America in San Diego.

Reporter Megan Burks has the story of one Somali family in San Diego coming to grips with the idea the first child to make it college may well be a daughter.