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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 US, 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.

Bourbon St. shooting leaves 1 dead, 9 injured in New Orleans

Ten victims, ranging in ages 20 to 37 years old, were injured from shotgun wounds in the city's French Quarter.

Mourning, celebration follow death of Fidel Castro

The polarizing leader, who took power in Cuba in 1959, died on Friday, after years of poor health.

Pipeline protesters ordered to leave by Dec. 5

Anyone in the encampments north of the Cannonball River in North Dakota was told to immediately leave. Those who remain risk arrest.