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How to Talk to Children About Dangerous 'Momo Challenge'

How to Talk to Children About Dangerous 'Momo Challenge'

Professionals are warning parents that they should talk to their kids as a new viral challenge spreads across social media and puts children in potential danger.

47 minutes ago

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

Calif. Farm Linked to Tainted Romaine Recalls Other Products

U.S. health officials have traced a food poisoning outbreak from romaine lettuce to at least one farm in California, which voluntarily recalled red and green leaf lettuce as well as cauliflower because they may...

2 hours ago

Police Investigate Body Found in McDonald's Parking Lot

Police Investigate Body Found in McDonald's Parking Lot

Mountain View Police are investigating a dead body found in a McDonald's parking lot Friday. A man was found dead inside a car parked outside the fast-food chain on the 900 block of El Monte Avenue around 9:30...

47 minutes ago

Van Dyke Sentencing Set in Laquan McDonald Murder

Van Dyke Sentencing Set in Laquan McDonald Murder

Former Chicago police officer Jason Van Dyke, who was convicted in October of second-degree murder in the fatal shooting of Laquan McDonald, will be sentenced on Jan. 18, a judge said Friday. The sentencing...

25 minutes ago

Wisconsin Gov. Signs Sweeping GOP Bills Weakening Successor

Wisconsin Gov. Signs Sweeping GOP Bills Weakening Successor

Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker signed a sweeping package of Republican-written legislation Friday that restricts early voting and weakens the incoming Democratic governor and attorney general, brushing aside...

3 hours ago

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

Smithsonian Museum of American History Names First Woman Director in Its 54-Year History

The chief executive of the California Historical Society has been named the new director of the Smithsonian's National Museum of American History. Anthea M. Hartig becomes the first woman to be permanent...

3 hours ago

Oakland's First-Ever Outdoor Skating Rink Opens Friday

Oakland's First-Ever Outdoor Skating Rink Opens Friday

Oakland's first-ever outdoor holiday ice rink will open today in the city's historic downtown neighborhood, organizers said. An opening celebration begins at 6:30 p.m. at the corner of Ninth and Washington...

3 hours ago

Where to Save (And Splurge) When Going to Disney

Where to Save (And Splurge) When Going to Disney

It's no surprise that Walt Disney World Resort is the most visited theme park in the world. In 2017, nearly 20.5 million people visited the Magic Kingdom. If you add in the three other parks (Epcot, Animal...

2 hours ago

Afghan Army Translator Among Those Naturalized in Hayward

Afghan Army Translator Among Those Naturalized in Hayward

from 19 different nations Forty-four immigrants, including an Afghan translator who assisted a Medal of Honor recipient during a battle in Afghanistan's Shok Valley a decade ago, became citizens of the...

4 hours ago

Dept. of Education to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt

Dept. of Education to Cancel $150M in Student Loan Debt

The U.S. Department of Education said Thursday it is cancelling $150 million in students loans connected to for-profit colleges, complying with a court order that essentially forced the Obama-era move to go...

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