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Interstate Fire: Brush fire burns 25 acres after I-15 crash near Lake Elsinore

One person in the truck was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with minor injuries. Four other passengers declined treatment, officials reported.

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Civil disobedience expected in fast-food pay fight

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Workers in a couple of dozen cities are expected to target McDonald's, Wendy's and other fast-food restaurants on Thursday in a nationwide protest to highlight low wages.

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UK seeks to expand terrorism laws to target British fighters

British Prime Minister David Cameron told the House of Commons on Monday that he wants to give police the power to seize the passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria.

Prime Minister David Cameron wants to give police the power to seize passports of Islamist fighters bound for Iraq and Syria. On Friday, Britain raised its threat level to "severe" from "substantial."

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3.5-magnitude quake hits near Gilroy

3.5 quake near Gilroy

A small earthquake struck at a depth of 5.4 km at 9:10 a.m about 6 miles east southeast of Gilroy, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.

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Watch: Science Friday Live — science and the silver screen

KPCC welcomed Ira Flatow and Science Friday to L.A. last week to talk about science onscreen and off. Watch the full video and take our science vs. sci-fi quiz!

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Texas voter ID law goes to trial

A voter shows his photo identification to an election official Feb. 26 at an early voting polling site, in Austin, Texas.

A federal court will hear a challenge to the Texas voter ID law next week. It's an important and closely-watched voting rights case that could end up in the Supreme Court.