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Gas-line blast closes major highway, injures at least 15


It was not clear what caused the explosion at the Fresno County Sheriff's gun range that brought traffic in the area to a halt.

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Video of 'Suge' Knight running over 2 men released

Marion "Suge" Knight Court Appearance

Superior Court Judge Ronald Coen reviewed the items before determining Knight should stand trial on murder, attempted murder and hit-and-run charges.

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Water board postpones updated proposal for mandatory cutbacks


State water officials were to have released a revised proposal Friday on a plan to cut urban water use by 25 percent. They have delayed the release until Saturday.

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'Batman v Superman' trailer drops early, following blurry, pirated version


A low-res, subtitled version of the "Batman v Superman" trailer was leaked, so Warner Bros. responded by releasing its official teaser a few days early.

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After a year of foster care reforms, results still murky

01 - DCFS Night Shift

It's been a year since a commission declared a "state of emergency" in L.A.'s child welfare system and proposed dozens of reforms. How do we know if they're working?

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When the World Bank does more harm than good

In the 1950s, the World Bank funded the creation of the world's largest man-made dam, the Kariba Dam, which sits on the border of Zimbabwe and Zambia. The construction of such dams can have dire consequences for poor people living near a river, an investigation found.

Large projects funded by the bank have left millions of poor people worse off. But the bank says the vast majority of its projects don't fall into this category.