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A Very Otter Easter

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Russian President Vladimir Putin is playing a dangerous geopolitical game by appealing to Russian ultra-nationalists, said a former U.S. intelligence officer, NBC News reported.

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For Everest Sherpa Guides, Death Is Always Close

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Death is an inescapable risk for Sherpa guides who take mountain climbers up Mount Everest, NBC News reported.

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Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Whoopi Goldberg Pens Marijuana Column Ahead of 4/20

Comedian Whoopi Goldberg wrote about her use of marijuana to treat glaucoma-related pain in her first column for The Cannabist—The Denver Post's weed-focused website—on Thursday, NBC News reported.

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Underwater Hunt for Missing Jet to Be "Intensified"

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As the hunt for Flight MH370 hit week six, Malaysia's defense minister said Saturday that searchers would "intensify" their hunt for the missing jet over the next few days, NBC News reported.

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Why Doesn't California Have An Early-Warning System for Earthquakes?

Why Doesn't California Have An Early-Warning System for Earthquakes?

Mexico City got more than a minute's warning before Friday's earthquake. Many are wondering why California doesn't have a similar system. Cheryl Hurd reports.

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Drivers Complain About Lights Out on 280

Drivers Complain About Lights Out on 280

Drivers near Interstate 280 and the 87 split in San Jose have been noticing the lights at some sections never come on at night. Now they're wondering what’s taking Caltrans so long to fix the

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Oakland Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

Oakland Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

A 24-year-old Oakland woman hospitalized after attending the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival last weekend died of an apparent overdose of illicit drugs and alcohol, according to the Riverside...

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Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

Bay Area Woman Dies From Overdose at Coachella Festival

A 24-year-old Bay Area woman hospitalized after attending the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival last weekend died of an apparent overdose of illicit drugs and alcohol, according to the Riverside...

Officer Injured In Crash With Suspect Car Linked To Armed Robbery

Officer Injured In Crash With Suspect Car Linked To Armed Robbery

A police officer is in the hospital after being injured in a crash in San Francisco's Richmond district involving a car driven by armed robbery suspects, a police spokeswoman said.

Brentwood Police Looking For Suspects In Armed Robbery Spree

Brentwood Police Looking For Suspects In Armed Robbery Spree

Police are attempting to locate multiple suspects in connection with a string of armed robberies in Brentwood on Thursday night, a police sergeant said.

Drivers Complain About Lights Out on 280

Drivers Complain About Lights Out on 280

Drivers near Interstate 280 and the 87 split in San Jose have been noticing the lights at some sections never come on at night. Now they’re wondering what’s taking Caltrans so long to fix the issue.

Danger on Mt. Tam: 2 Hikers Found Dead Just Days Apart

Danger on Mt. Tam: 2 Hikers Found Dead Just Days Apart

Mount Tam hikers said while visitors can and should enjoy the beauty of Mount Tam, they should never forget to respect it.

Pit Bull Stabbed to Death in San Francisco Street Fight

Pit Bull Stabbed to Death in San Francisco Street Fight

A man walking his dog in San Francisco’s Mission district early Friday morning was threatened by two men with a knife, who police said ended up stabbing his pet to death. A man walking his dog in San Francisco’s...