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Last day to register to vote — Where do I apply?

It's not too late to register to vote. California residents have until the very end of the day Monday (just before midnight). Here are some tips to help you get it done.

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Laugh Factory owner set to find funniest person in the world

Jim Tavaré at the Laugh Factory

Jamie Masada has traveled from Afghanistan to South Korea to narrow his search down to 10 candidates, and Monday night they’ll face off at the world famous comedy club for a chance to advance to the final round of the competition set to take place Friday in Las Vegas.

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Firefighters reach tentative salary deal


Los Angeles firefighters will receive no raise in the current fiscal year but will get a two percent salary boost next summer, under a tentative deal reached between their union and the city.

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Ebola crisis: Nigeria's outbreak is officially over, WHO says


The World Health Organization's director for Nigeria, Rui Gama Vaz, called the country's containment of Ebola a "spectacular success story."

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Apple Pay begins: Will mobile wallet replace leather wallet?

Apple Pay is demonstrated at Apple headquarters in Cupertino, Calif.

Many have tried and failed with this kind of payment option before. But Apple's launch is bigger, with more financial institutions' support, and consumers may be more security-conscious.

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Liberia president describes heavy cost of Ebola

Liberia's President Ellen Johnson Sirlea

Appealing for more international help, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said Ebola has killed more than 2,000 people in her country.

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Storm passes dangerously close to Hawaiian island

The storm has been spinning on a parallel path southwest of the island chain for several days, and officials have opened emergency shelters and cancelled flights as precautions.