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So Cal Democrat wants tight lease on Syrian action

Southern California Rep. Adam Schiff (D) supports the White House plan for a military strike against Syria. But he says any authorization needs hard limits.
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Republican John Campbell: US actions in Syria must be limited

Rep. John Campbell (R) argues against the US engaging in another conflict that could potentially last for years.

The art of the 6 second comedy

Six second comedy videos have become a huge draw on the social media site, Vine. But is six seconds enough time do something funny?

The pressure to get kindergarten 'right' makes for anxious parents

Across Southern California, the new academic year is in full swing, including for the thousands of kindergarteners. It's an exciting time for some and a scary time for others.

Tuesday Reviewsday: Volcano Choir, Nedelle Torrisi, YACHT

It's time for another Tuesday Reviewsday - our weekly new music segment.
Gregg Boydston
Amid fighting a rapidly spreading fire, Gregg Boydston, a member of the Klamath Hotshot Crew, is documenting his experiences through photos on his trusty iPhone.
San Diego Mayor

Todd Gloria takes the reins as San Diego mayor

Bob Filner stepped down as San Diego mayor Friday afternoon after only nine months in office.
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Gareth Bale joins Real Madrid for record $130 million

Is 24-year-old Gareth Bale the best soccer player in the world?

Mexican President defends reforms amid economic slowdown

In Mexico, President Enrique Peña Nieto defended his record in his state of the nation speech yesterday amid controversy over a program of reforms he has touted during his nine months in office.
New Bay Bridge

New Bay Bridge span opens to first cars

A new span of the San Francisco-Oakland Bay Bridge opened early Tuesday.

How little Charlie Manson grew to be murderer Charles Manson

Charles Manson is known for orchestrating the infamous Tate-LaBianca murders in 1969. But author Jeff Guinn explains how even at a young age, Manson displayed signs of the adult he would become.

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