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President Obama Holds Final News Conference Of First Term
We just heard President Obama holding his last press conference of his first term as president. The president took on subjects ranging from the debt ceiling to gun control.For more on this we're joined now by Josh Gerstein, White House Reporter for POLITICO.
Cold Snap Endangers California Citrus Crop

Southern California cold snap threatens citrus farming

First we're going to start with the news everyone is talking about: the cold weather. Downtown Los Angeles hit a record low this morning at 35 degrees. The cold snap is now in its fifth day, but we're not burning surfboards yet.
Oregon Car Bomb Plot
In November of 2010, a young Somali American man named Mohamed Mohamud was arrested in Portland, Oregon. He was charged with attempting to use a weapon of mass destruction after allegedly trying to set off what he believed to be a bomb at a popular tree-lighting ceremony in Pioneer Square.
Neo Nazi Candidates

CA judge finds boy guilty of murdering neo-Nazi father

On May 1, 2011 at about 4 a.m., a 10-year-old boy crept down the stairs of his family's home with a .357 magnum and killed his sleeping father with one shot to the head. The trial of the boy, now 12, has focused not on his guilt in the act, but whether or not he understood the difference between right and wrong.

Police: Lack of data on felons threatens public safety

In 2011, California shifted thousands of felons to county custody. But local officials still lack critical information about who they are and where they reside.
Public Fruit Park

LA opens first public fruit orchard near LAX

Del Aire Public Fruit Park, located here in Southern California, encourages visitors to help themselves to fruit. But will it foster a 'pick what you need' spirit? Susan Valot reports.
Aggressive Flu Strain Arrives Early And Spreads Rapidly Through U.S.

How to keep yourself healthy during a bad flu season

Flu season this year began about a month early, and it is already taking its toll across the U.S. How can you protect yourself and your loved ones from the virus?
70th Annual Golden Globe Awards - Show

Hollywood Monday: Golden Globes recap

Hollywood's brightest stars were out last night for the Golden Globes, but it was the ladies who really shined. Including the evening's hosts, Tina Fey and Amy PoehlerHere to recap some of the big moments is Rebecca Keegan, film writer for the L.
Calif School Shooting
Taft Union High School remains closed Monday after a 16-year-old walked in last week with a shotgun and critically injured one of his classmates. As news crews pack up and leave Kern County, the town is still in a state of shock over the incident.
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Leon Leyson, Holocaust survivor on 'Schindler's List,' dies

This weekend, Southern California lost a prominent Holocaust survivor and educator. Leon Leyson of Fullerton died Saturday after a 4-year-long battle with lymphoma. He was 83.

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