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Protests Continue At Standing Rock Sioux Reservation Over Dakota Pipeline Access Project

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A SoCal vet on feds halting Dakota pipeline: 'It was a profound moment'


"We still feel a need to stand up, play our part and make a stand," said SoCal veteran Anderson Gould, who made the trip to North Dakota to join protests.


California weighs bills to protect immigrants under Trump

The moves come as the nation's most populous state prepares for tougher immigration enforcement promised by Trump during the presidential campaign.

Antonino Fernandez was born in 1917 in the village of Cerezales del Condado, in Spain's northern León province. Until his health deteriorated about five years ago, Fernandez came from Mexico to visit his hometown most summers. He and his wife had no child

A Spanish village stays afloat, thanks to Corona beer tycoon

Antonino Fernandez made his fortune from Corona beer, but he never forgot the Spanish village he came from.

Fake or real? How to self-check the news and get the facts

When it comes to news stories that circulate on social media, it's not always easy to tell fact from fake. Some experts offer tips to help.

USS Arizona survivor heads to Pearl Harbor 75 years later

Lauren Bruner, now 96, will travel from his La Mirada home to Hawaii to visit a memorial over the Arizona's sunken wreckage and attend a remembrance ceremony.

Record label owner in Oakland warehouse fire speaks out

Friday night's deadly fire occurred during a performance by 100% Silk recording artist Golden Donna. Britt Brown co-owns the L.A.-based electronic label.

33 killed in Oakland warehouse fire, dozens more feared dead

Authorities fear the toll could rise in a fire that broke out during a concert featuring musician Golden Donna of the Los Angeles-based electronic label 100% Silk.

Fidel Castro gets a 21-gun salute as he's laid to rest

The Cuban leader was laid to rest in a private ceremony in Santiago de Cuba, the launching site for the Cuban Revolution.

Despite evacuation orders, pipeline protesters hunker down for winter

Authorities have ordered the protesters of the Dakota Access Pipeline to clear out — but those who have gathered to support the Standing Rock Sioux tribe are preparing for a long stay.

China's foreign minister: Trump's Taiwan call is 'a small trick'

The conversation is thought to be the first between a U.S. president or president-elect since 1979.

Young Central Americans flee to U.S, settle for Mexico

More than 400,000 people were apprehended at the southern border of the US during this past fiscal year. Most of them were fleeing Central America.

'Water protector' protests echo sovereignty issues in the West

Students and activists from SoCal are pointing to ongoing protests over a controversial oil pipeline in North Dakota as a way to highlight soverignty issues at home.

Plane carrying Brazilian soccer players crashes in Colombia, killing 76

The Chapecoense soccer team was flying to Medellin for a tournament when the charter plane crashed in a mountainous area late Monday night. Five people survived the crash.

Muslim community fears backlash after Ohio State attack

"When I first heard that [the suspect] was Somali, I mean my stomach did fall," one student said. "Not just because of what happened today, but because of what will happen tomorrow."

Cubans in SoCal look for change after Castro

Cuba is in the midst of a nine-day mourning period after long-time leader and revolutionary icon Fidel Castro died at the age of 90. His death was announced last Friday.

At least 9 hospitalized after shooting at Ohio State University

A suspect was shot and killed during an incident Monday on the Ohio State University campus in Columbus, Ohio, according to University officials.