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UCSB cancels finals as Thomas Fire rages
Winds fueled the western edge of the massive wildfire, which has burned through 200,00 acres, as it triggered new evacuations in Carpinteria and Montecito.
Lilac Fire 60 percent contained
Crews made significant progress overnight on the fire, which has burned 15,619 acres in northern San Diego County.
Crime & Justice
What's the legal endgame for Mueller's Russia probe?
What laws could the special counsel use in potential prosecutions? Who is his ultimate target? No one on the outside knows but his actions offer some clues.
Environment & Science
Can drones and peanut butter save endangered ferrets?
To increase populations of the black-footed ferret, scientists first need to save prairie dogs, a main food source.
Arts & Entertainment
'Coco' tops box office for third straight week
The animated film held onto the box office for one more week, before "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" opens, bringing its domestic total to $135.5 million.
This year, consider giving presence instead of presents
Science says consciously spending time with our loved ones is more important to them than receiving expensive presents.
LA Unified schools will be back in session on Monday
LAUSD officials say all schools will reopen Monday following a week that saw a rash of fires shut down schools across Southern California.
Business & Economy
California launches new online system to license the pot industry
Want to run a legal marijuana dispensary next year? California just started taking applications.
US & World
Why some Christians and Jews believe Jerusalem is Israel's capital
They believe the Bible says Jerusalem must be the eternal capital of a Jewish state — but that argument isn't universally accepted.
Before Roy Moore, Alabama had 'Kissing Jim'
Alabama's political history is littered with episodes mixing sex and power. Former governor Jim Folsom claimed he'd kissed "50,000 of the sweetest mouths in Dixie."