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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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A California man died Saturday in Hawaii's first fatal shark attack since 2015. He was swimming about 60 yards from the shore of Ka’anapali Beach.
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A California man was fatally bitten by a shark Saturday off the coast of Maui. The 65-year-old, whose identity has yet to be released, was vacationing with his..
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California Congressman Eric Swalwell has become the 18th person to join the 2020 Democratic presidential race. Melissa Caen, political reporter at CBS San..
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Democratic Rep. Eric Swalwell of California announced he is joining the 2020 presidential race. In an appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert" on..
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Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell of California says it's "maddening" that the House Judiciary Committee was not focusing on family separations at the U.S...
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CBS News' Nikole Killion talks about gun control with California Democratic Congressman Eric Swalwell, whose guest for the State of the Union address is Cameron..
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California Congressman Eric Swalwell is entering the Democratic presidential race in an increasingly crowded field. Sacramento Bee political reporter Bryan..
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A new bill would create an app for motorists to log big game accidents and apply for a permit to haul elk and deer away, but detractors aren't so sure.
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A federal judge in California granted a preliminary injunction against the administration that prevents it from redirecting funds to build the wall.
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The High Court says a California law that forces anti-abortion crisis pregnancy centers to provide information about abortion probably violates the Constitution
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California-headquartered Facebook, sharing its latest transparency report on Thursday, said it seriously takes the commitment to transparency at the company.
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A 102-year-old woman has been told she must leave her Southern California home. Thelma Smith said she has been living in her home for 30 years. Her landlord..
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Moving out of your house to live in a van is becoming a new trend among those seeking a more freewheeling lifestyle. "CBS This Morning" co-host Tony Dokoupil..
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Today 6:34 AM AP Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott..
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President Donald Trump has a right to act when Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher cannot expect to receive a fair trial, writes Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif.
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The California firm launches the first spacecraft in its multi-billion-dollar broadband project.
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CBSN contributor Molly Hooper interviews Rep. Karen Bass, D-California, about the ongoing congressional investigations into President Donald Trump.
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John Walker Lindh, the California man who took up arms for the Taliban before 9/11, is out of prison after more than 17 years. (May 23)
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Putin praises Trump for ending Syria presence; Unusual sign in the sky above California
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Powerful winter storm slams midwest; Bear breaks into California highway patrol facility
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Death toll rises to 50 across California; Mega Millions winner yet to claim $1.5 billion prize
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California camp fire now deadliest in state history; Rockefeller Center tree arrives in NYC
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The package would deliver aid for southern states suffering from last fall's hurricanes, Midwestern states deluged with springtime floods, and fire-ravaged rural..
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The California man who became known as the "American Taliban" after his battlefield capture in Afghanistan battlefield in November 2001 is being released from..
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A California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 was released from prison Thursday after serving 17..
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Thursday: A fire-watching camera system could help save lives; President Trump and Nancy Pelosi face off; and a white-collar prison consultant
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John Walker Lindh, often called the “American Taliban,” is set to walk free from federal prison at any moment. Lindh was captured with Taliban fighters in..
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A police officer is accused of playing with her dead son's body after he was shot. An angry California mother wants secret cop records to go public.
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A California native who admitted to providing support to the Taliban is expected to be released from a federal prison. He was with them in Afghanistan on 9/11...
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The measure passed on a party-line 24-10 vote, with no Republican support
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Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a..
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A U.S. combat veteran was indicted by a federal grand jury on Wednesday for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California, last month, the Justice..
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A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are..
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When a young military wife at the Marine Combat Base in Twentynine Palms, Calif., vanishes, NCIS agents discover she has a secret -- did it lead to murder?
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The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of..
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Presidential candidate and California congressman proposes protections for the press as part of his campaign
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The Sherwood Players are back to present their latest Directors Showcase on Thursday, May 23rd at NoHo’s Theatre Unlimited in Los Angeles, CA. From twisted..
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John Walker Lindh, a Californian captured in the Middle East, has served 17 years of a 20-year sentence for supporting the Taliban regime.
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Qualcomm’s stock is tumbling before the opening bell after a federal judge ruled that the company unlawfully stifled cellphone chip market competition and..
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Wednesday: A conversation with State Senator Hannah-Beth Jackson. Also: California sues the Trump administration again; and a Randy’s Donuts expansion.
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A woman is in custody after leading police on a wild chase through a California neighborhood in a stolen RV. At one point, the driver slammed into a tree,..
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California sued to block the Trump administration from cancelling funding for a high-speed rail project, escalating tensions.
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California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in..
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California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration after it confirmed last week it will withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the state in..
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The bill would require all 34 public university campuses in California to offer no-cost medical abortions to students
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SPOTTED: Two Democratic powerhouses — Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy Patricia D'Alesandro PelosiThe Hill's Morning Report - White House, Congress: Urgency of now..
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Caster Semenya will compete in the 3,000 metres at the Diamond League's Prefontaine Classic in Stanford, California on June 30. The 3000m is a distance in which..
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The soil in California’s farm country is fertile, but the water is bad. Half of all failing water systems in the state are in the San Joaquin Valley.
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John Walker Lindh’s eyes, dark and wild, were ubiquitous across magazine covers and cable news channels, alongside militants in Afghanistan, after he was..
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A surge in migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed immigration detention facilities in California to capacity, forcing U.S. Border Patrol to release many..
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The California Democrat would exact financial penalties from companies that fail to comply
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The following is a transcript of the interview with Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California that aired Sunday, May 19, 2019, on "Face the Nation"
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The median household income in 2017 was $60,336, but in the most thriving U.S. cities, the majority of households earn over 20% more than that.
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Cody tried to replant a San Diego forest destroyed by wildfire but climate change is making it hard.
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Tadej Pogacar and Anna van der Breggen both stayed out of trouble on the final stage to the Rose Bowl in Pasadena to win the overall Tour of California
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A man struck Arnold Schwarzenegger with a flying kick at a sports event in South Africa on Saturday, though the actor and former California governor later..
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Under the proposed bill, police must feel confident that it is truly necessary to shoot to kill, or they could be prosecuted for killing their victim.
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Daniel Wu took an unconventional path to becoming a major movie star in Asia. The "Into The Badlands" star grew up in California and got his first commercial gig..
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The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and..
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