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Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 07:44 AM PDT

John Wayne Day Rejected Over Racism Concerns

John Wayne Day Rejected Over Racism Concerns

What a California lawmaker intended as a benign resolution honoring late, world-renowned movie icon John Wayne exploded into an emotional debate over decades-old racist comments.

Friday, Apr 29, 2016 at 01:36 AM PDT

Next Leg of Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

Next Leg of Solar-Powered Plane's Historic Trip Delayed

Live to fly another day — that’s what the Solar Impulse 2 will have to do. The solar plane landed in Mountain View, California, late Saturday and instead of taking off Friday as planned, the 2.5-ton aircraft...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 07:06 PM PDT

Meet the College Reporter Who Broke Boehner's 'Lucifer' Story

Meet the College Reporter Who Broke Boehner's 'Lucifer' Story

Stanford Daily cub reporter Ada Statler-Throckmorton, 20, has spoken with big names and tackled weighty topics in the past. The student from Prairie City, Kansas, has done a Q&A with Whole Foods Market CEO John...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 11:19 PM PDT

Chihuahua That Led Cops on Calif. Bridge Chase Is Adopted

Chihuahua That Led Cops on Calif. Bridge Chase Is Adopted

Ponch, the stray Chihuahua who captured hearts around the nation after he sprinted across the Bay Bridge early this month, has finally found a home. After being rescued by California Highway Patrol April...

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 01:16 PM PDT

Olympic Athlete Paralyzed in Freak Accident

Olympic Athlete Paralyzed in Freak Accident

An Olympic high jumper who has lived and trained in San Diego County suffered a spinal injury in a freak accident.

Thursday, Apr 28, 2016 at 05:34 PM PDT

2 Calif. Brothers Arrested After Parents Found Dead

2 Calif. Brothers Arrested After Parents Found Dead

Two brothers have been arrested on suspicion of murder in connection with the deaths of their parents, whose bodies were found in their San Jose home over the weekend near what sources said was a scrawled...

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