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California Bus Crash Students
A FedEx truck veered across a grassy median on I-5 and collided head-on with a charter bus of high school students. It could take weeks for officials to issue its first report into the cause of the accident.
Jennifer Bonilla Orland Bus Crash

Orland bus crash: Family and friends mourn Jennifer Bonilla

Authorities requested dental records and DNA to confirm she is one of five high school students who died Thursday in the fiery bus crash in Northern California. She was remembered as a star student with a knack for listening.
Blood Moon
We've got full details about how, when and where to view the total eclipse of the moon on Monday night, as well as a Q&A with KPCC science reporter Sanden Totten.
IRS 1040 Tax Form Being Filled Out

IRS chasing children to pay family members' old debts

The practice was first reported by the Washington Post and has prompted calls for changes by some lawmakers.
Same Sex Couples Receive Marriage Licenses Day After Judge Strikes Down State's Ban On Gay Marriages

Making tax day headache free for same-sex couples

Several states recognize gay marriage and so does the federal government, but some states do not, creating a host of tax problems.
On the Lot is Take Two's regular series of talks about the film business with LA Times reporter Rebecca Keegan.
HBO Veep Promotion Tour
The show and Dreyfus have received critical acclaim, but when it comes to the actual vice-presidency, just how much does it get right?
SpaceX Rocket To Become The First Non-Governmental Vehicle To Reach Int'l Space Station
SpaceX wants to send spy satellites into orbit. It's a lucrative business opportunity, but before they can get there they have plenty of problems to overcome.
NLCS - St Louis Cardinals v Los Angeles Dodgers

The story behind Yasiel Puig's journey to the Dodgers

Yasiel Puig's definitely got his defenders and his haters when it comes to his behavior on and off the field, but little has been known of his journey from Cuba to the U.S., until now.

Pomona's Pitzer College to divest from fossil fuels

Over the weekend, Pitzer College announced plans to sell off its financial holdings related to fossil fuels by the end of this year.
The latest report by the UN's climate change panel, released Sunday, calls for lowering global greenhouse gas emissions 40-70 percent by the end of the century.

OC Sheriff issuing concealed carry permits under new rules

Thousands of people in Orange County apply for concealed carry permit after "good cause" requirement is thrown out.

Study: 1 in 3 fish are imported illegally into the US

There are some fishy practices going on in the global seafood trade. A recent study found that as many as one in three fish imported into the U.S. is done so illegally.

Piglet-killing virus blamed for pushing up bacon prices

A virus new to the U.S. from China has killed millions of piglets, and scientists are struggling to contain it.
John Steinbeck
Seventy-five years ago today, John Steinbeck's classic novel, "The Grapes of Wrath" was first published.

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