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Vacation Days Piling Up? Here's How To Get The Most Out Of A Short Vacation
Americans forfeited about 200 million days of paid vacation leave last year. And many U.S. workers now take shorter, partial week vacations. But even a mini-break can be good for your health. Audio
US & World
Firefighters Continue Making Headway Against California Blazes
Steep, rugged terrain has slowed progress on most of the fires raging throughout the state, including the Ranch Fire. But by Sunday, officials said the Ferguson fire was fully contained.
Crime & Justice
Man Who Sexually Assaulted Airline Passenger Convicted, Could Face Life In Prison
It took a jury less than four hours of deliberation to convict a Detroit-area man of sexually assaulting a woman who had fallen asleep in the window seat next to him during an overnight flight.
Report Says 7 Former Faculty At Connecticut School Sexually Abused Students For Years
A report by a law firm found sexual abuse by seven former faculty members against 16 of its former students — going back as far as 1969 and lasting until 1992.
Should You Get That Scan? Your Doctor Might Not Be Great At Helping You Decide
In a new study, researchers found that doctors are better at explaining the benefits of a common cancer screening that its potential downsides. But overtesting comes with risks and costs of its own.
Election security under focus following cyberattack on local campaign
Orange County elections officials are ramping up security ever since reports emerged of Russian hacking during the 2016 election. Their efforts come in the midst of news that cyberattacks occurred during Orange County’s primary campaign.
Arts & Entertainment
The Frame: Legendary guitarist Wayne Kramer on 'The Hard Stuff'
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Body scanners are coming to LA Metro stations. Here's what we know about them
Los Angeles Metro's subway system will become the first in the nation to install body scanners that screen passengers for weapons and explosives — without slowing them down at security lines.
Business & Economy
Pot delivery businesses and city officials spar over new rule
State cannabis regulators have proposed a new rule that would allow pot delivery anywhere in California — even in cities with local bans.
Environment & Science
Trump Claims California Is Wasting Water That Could Be Used To Fight Wildfires
The president blamed the intensity of the fires on state environmental policies, incorrectly claiming water that could be used to fight the fires is being pumped into the Pacific Ocean.