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Missing UC Berkeley Student Found Dead: Police

Missing UC Berkeley Student Found Dead: Police

A UC Berkeley athlete who went missing after leaving a party near the USC campus over the weekend has been found dead, LAPD officials said. Eloi Vasquez, 19, was fatally struck by a car on the eastbound 10 Freeway near USC about an hour after friends said they last saw him leaving... Read »

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$100K Reward for Missing College Student in LA: Family

$100K Reward for Missing College Student in LA: Family

A $100,000 reward was being offered for the safe return of a UC Berkeley student who went missing after leaving... Watch »

Mar 30, 2015
Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

Being Poor Is Bad for Kids' Brains, Study Says

A new study indicates children raised in poorer households have brains with less surface area, meaning they could be... Read »

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NCAA "Deeply Concerned" Over New Indiana Law

Just days before the highly anticipated Final Four men's basketball tournament tips off in Indianapolis, NCAA... Watch »

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WrestleMania Takes Over Levi's Stadium

WrestleMania Takes Over Levi's Stadium

Wrestling fans have had lots to do before the main WrestleMania event Sunday evening. Watch »

Mar 29, 2015
More Than 330 Chinchillas Found at Wisc. Home

More Than 330 Chinchillas Found at Wisc. Home

A Wisconsin home was deemed uninhabitable after police say more than 330 chinchillas were found living inside. Read »

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"Survival Mode": California Farmers Battle Persistent Drought

Many of California's farmers are bracing for even more dry weather during the summer growing season, planting fewer... Read »

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Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical Music Calms Cats, Study Says

Classical music helps calm down cats when they're undergoing surgery — but heavy metal songs have the opposite... Read »

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Teen to Use Insanity Defense in Prom Day Stabbing Trial

Teen to Use Insanity Defense in Prom Day Stabbing Trial

A former Milford, Connecticut, student accused of stabbing and killing a classmate in a high school stairwell last... Read »

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Iran Rejects Key Demand as Nuclear Talks Deadline Looms

Iran Rejects Key Demand as Nuclear Talks Deadline Looms

The international negotiations in Switzerland meant for preventing Iran from developing nuclear weapons are running... Read »

Mar 30, 2015
Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release

Ferguson Grand Jury Records Not Approved for Release

The prosecutor overseeing the Ferguson grand jury hearing the Michael Brown case took the rare step of recording and... Watch »

Nov 23, 2014
Matzo Factory to Leave Historic Jewish Neighborhood

Matzo Factory to Leave Historic Jewish Neighborhood

After almost a century on Manhattan's Lower East Side, Streit's Matzo is moving its factory out of Manhattan after... Watch »

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Obama Salutes

Obama Salutes "Hero" Boston Police Officer Shot in Face

President Barack Obama has praised a Boston police officer who was shot point-blank in the face by a suspect... Watch »

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Taliban: We Found Bergdahl Alone, Cursing Countrymen

Taliban: We Found Bergdahl Alone, Cursing Countrymen

Two former Taliban commanders told NBC News on Thursday that Bowe Bergdahl was walking alone and cursing his... Read »

Jun 5, 2014
Woman Arrested After 8-Month-Old Left in Car: PD

Woman Arrested After 8-Month-Old Left in Car: PD

A woman was arrested on kidnapping and possessing a stolen car charges in San Jose on Sunday morning after police... Read »

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Old Bay Bridge Cantilevers Should Be Gone By Summer

Old Bay Bridge Cantilevers Should Be Gone By Summer

The west and east cantilevers of the old Bay Bridge will be taken down by this summer. Read »

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Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Peace Talks Re-Open in Cairo

Gaza Cease-Fire Holds as Peace Talks Re-Open in Cairo

Israeli and Palestinian delegations in Cairo have accepted an Egyptian proposal for a 72-hour cease-fire to the war... Watch »

Aug 11, 2014
Robin Williams' Family to Settle Out of Court

Robin Williams' Family to Settle Out of Court

Attorneys for the wife and adult children of Robin Williams have agreed to try to resolve their dispute out of court... Read »

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Singer Norman Greenbaum Hospitalized in Crash

Singer Norman Greenbaum Hospitalized in Crash

Norman Greenbaum, the singer-songwriter behind the 1969 rock hit "Spirit in the Sky" was hospitalized... Read »

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Water Main Breaks Near Fremont School

Water Main Breaks Near Fremont School

A water main break occurred near Washington High School’s campus in Fremont shortly before 6:30 a.m. Read »

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