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7 reasons to watch the 2016 BET Awards

For many viewers, it's less about the competition and more about the performances, especially the star-studded Prince tribute.

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7 people stabbed at Sacramento rally

Gov. Schwarzenegger Delivers State Of The State Address

Members of right-wing extremist groups clashed with anti-fascist counter-protesters outside the California state Capitol building in Sacramento.

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Bear attack closes campground near Altadena

California Drought-Bears

Never keep food in your tent. One man learned this lesson the hard way while camping in the Angeles National Forest over the weekend.

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Bernie Worrell, 'Wizard Of Woo,' dies at 72

2013 Red Bull Music Academy - A Night Of Improvised Round Robin Duets

Even if you don't know his name, you've probably heard Worrell's work. He helped shape the sound of the band Parliament-Funkadelic and contributed to scores of albums as a studio musician.

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EU's founding members urge UK to make a quick Brexit


Six European Union foreign ministers at a meeting in Berlin say they want to avoid a period of uncertainty, a day after Britain voted to leave the EU.

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With a zap, scientists create low-fat chocolate

Molten chocolate

Scientists say they've figured out how to reduce the fat in milk chocolate by running it through an electric field. The result is healthier, but is it tastier?

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Do personality tests reflect the real you?

Jeannie Phan for NPR

It can be a lot of fun taking those back-of-the-magazine quizzes. But they're less fun when employers use them to make major hiring decisions.

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Summer school helps wealthier students get further ahead

Summer Learning - 1

School districts in affluent communities offer summer school classes for about $700. They're free in poorer areas but are used mostly to make up for a failing grade.