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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 brilliant Ivy League student is murdered after he went to a California park with a former high school classmate. Was he killed because he was gay and Jewish?..
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Candidates condemn President Trump’s “go back” comment, a Harris-Biden rematch, and a new California poll.
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A California man drowned Thursday afternoon after he jumped in the Santiam River to save his daughter in Marion County.
 
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Military beings down Iranian drone; At least 7 kids diagnosed with cancer in CA town
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The father had purchased $6 million in insurance policies to cover his family in the event of an accidental death prior to the incident.
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Parents in one California community are fighting for answers after at least seven children were diagnosed with cancer in recent years. After their push to remove..
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ATLANTA — The second set of summer Democratic presidential debates will feature a rematch with a twist, plus the first showdown of leading progressives, as the..
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Ripon, California, is just one of dozens of cities across the country dealing with the possibly harmful chemical
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Germany's Bayer AG welcomed on Friday a call by a U.S. judge to cut a $2 billion damages award to a Californian couple by a jury which found that its..
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A California man was found guilty on Wednesday of ripping out another man's eyeball and attempting to pull out the other one, prosecutors said.
 
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Two days into the annual summer meet at Del Mar Thoroughbred Club just north of San Diego, two horses are dead after colliding during training.
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A brilliant Ivy League student is murdered after he went to a California park with a former high school classmate. Was he killed because he was gay and Jewish?..
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Duck boat sank in Missouri on July 19, 2018, killing 17. From California to Maine, more than a dozen duck boat tours were still running as of July 1.
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Legislators in Berkeley, California, voted Tuesday to ban some gender-specific words in its city code and replace them with gender-neutral options.
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Thursday: California is poised to pass a landmark law. Also: Senator Kamala Harris surges in one poll and Comic-Con.
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The nation’s capital is among the places bracing for triple-digit heat. On Saturday, the temperature in Washington D.C. is expected to feel like 113 degrees,..
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In this Thursday, April 25, 2019, photo a customer takes his order from the drive through window at a Burger King in Redwood City, Calif. Jeff Chiu, Associated..
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When Californian counties and cities first sued paint makers in 2000, they wanted the companies to pay billions to remove dangerous old lead paint from hundreds..
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A California Camper is found four days after she went missing in the remote White Mountains near the Nevada border. Veuer’s Chandra Lanier has the..
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After a 19-year legal struggle, three former makers of lead paint have agreed to a $305 million settlement with California county and city governments to..
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Uber, Lyft in the crosshairs as California lawmakers look to redefine part-time job rules to boost pay, benefits for drivers.
 
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Onlookers watched as a huge pod of dolphins - known as a super- or megapod - swam alongside them.
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California Highway Patrol officers found it, brought it back to its owners
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Senator and presidential candidate Kamala Harris says she's personally been told 'go back to where you came from.' The California Democrat, in Iowa, had an angry..
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Hernandez was wanted for a Sept. 17, 2017 shooting outside the Salinas Buffalo Wild Wings, when NFL games played on a Sunday afternoon.
 
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Multiple earthquakes rattled California on Tuesday, but  the U.S. Geographical Survey quelled fears of "The Big One."
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Sheryl Powell said a knife-wielding man chased her away from her campground, authorities didn't receive reports of suspicious people or activity.
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Twenty-two Los Angeles members of the notorious MS-13 gang with nicknames such as "Desastre" and "Lucifer" have been charged with running a criminal racketeering..
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A California man faces 64 felony counts after authorities say they found more than 1,000 guns at his home in the Bel-Air section of Los Angeles.
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Disney heiress Abigail Disney slammed the Walt Disney Company for low wages after an undercover visit to Disneyland theme park in California.
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Billboard suggests new Arpaio campaign in Arizona, Chevron in hot water over oil spill in California canyon, and more
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A utility worker was killed and 15 other people were injured on Monday when a ruptured gas line triggered an explosion that leveled a house and shattered windows..
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Arrests last week of immigrants in the country illegally illustrate how President Donald Trump's pledge to start deporting millions of people is virtually..
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Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return. She was found in a remote area Monday.
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A California gas company reports one of its employees died in an explosion Monday afternoon in Murietta, California.
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“I just hope they make it successfully and have no problem,” said a man who’d traveled from California to see Apollo 11 launch to the moon on July 16,..
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A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer, to $25.27 million from $80.27..
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A federal judge on Monday slashed a damages award that Bayer AG owed a California man who blamed Roundup weed killer for his cancer to $25.27 million from $80.27..
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Sheryl Powell, 60, took her dog for a walk from a campground in the White Mountains and didn't return.
 
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President Donald Trump is not backing down after calling on minority Democratic congresswomen to “go back” to the countries of their ancestry, tweeting on..
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Monday: Read about how officials at the house are getting ready for more visitors. Also: Netflix’s lobby and possible justice for a ring-tailed lemur.
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The California governor must decide whether to sign into law a bill that would demand that presidential candidates disclose five years of federal tax returns to..
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A bill about to land on Gov. Gavin Newsom would try to do just that -- plus everything else you need to know about this week in politics
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Speaker Nancy PelosiNancy PelosiSocial media summit highlights partisan approaches on tech Ocasio-Cortez's racism charge shows Pelosi at risk of being devoured..
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"Without a warrant, you don't have to open the door" California governor Gavin Newsom told residents on Twitter
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During an appearance on "The View," Harris was confronted by host Meghan McCain over the California senator's recent challenges to Joe Biden on civil rights and..
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California Governor Gavin Newsom on Friday signed a bill approved by lawmakers a day earlier that creates a $21 billion fund to help bankrupt PG&E Corp and the..
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A magnitude 4.9 aftershock struck on Friday roughly 5 miles east of the remote California town of Ridgecrest, which was rocked by a pair of major earthquakes..
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President Trump hit back at former Vice President Joe Biden's criticism of his foreign policy, calling him weak. This comes as Biden continues to face pressure..
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“I don’t really know what ‘fusion’ means,” she said, but at restaurants in California and New York she displayed a knack for combining flavors.
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Had he not gone to prison, one inmate said, he would have ended up dead or killing someone. Instead, he may be first in his family to finish college.
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Some 90,000 online video fans and creators attend the Vidcon convention in Anaheim, California.
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The town of Paradise has lost over 90% of its population since the Camp Fire last year, according to data California released Thursday.
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Action comes after Desert Sun report on jump in fracking permits and release of records by watchdog groups showing officials invested in oil companies
 
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Following the San Francisco school board's decision to cover a controversial George Washington mural, academics are petitioning to preserve it.
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