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Jun 16, 2019

Firefighter Walks With Blind Student at His Graduation

Firefighter Walks With Blind Student at His Graduation

When a mother of six asked on social media for someone to walk with her blind son with autism in his graduation ceremony a Fountain Valley firefighter stepped up.

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NASA Astronauts to Make History With First All-Female Spacewalk
NASA Astronauts to Make History With First All-Female Spacewalk

Men have floated out the hatch on all 420 spacewalks conducted over the past half-century. That changes Friday with spacewalk No. 421. NASA astronauts Christina Koch and Jessica Meir will make "HERstory,"...

All-Girls STEM School to Watch First Female Spacewalk Live
All-Girls STEM School to Watch First Female Spacewalk Live

"This is particularly meaningful to them as they are a STEM-focused school for girls," Samuel C. Gilstrap, Los Angeles Unified School District public information officer said.

Body Found in Abandoned Lexus Near Orange County Freeway
Body Found in Abandoned Lexus Near Orange County Freeway

A body was found wrapped in a tarp in the trunk of a seemingly abandoned car in Anaheim today.

Fighting in Kurdish-Held Syrian Town Despite Cease-Fire
Fighting in Kurdish-Held Syrian Town Despite Cease-Fire

Fighting continued Friday morning in a northeast Syrian border town at the center of the fight between Turkey and Kurdish forces, despite a U.S.-brokered cease-fire that went into effect overnight. Shelling and...

Man Killed in Luxury DTLA Apartment Building
Man Killed in Luxury DTLA Apartment Building

A man in his 30s was killed Thursday in a shooting at Watermarke Tower, a luxury downtown LA apartment complex, according to LAPD.

Preliminary Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Strikes Near Compton
Preliminary Magnitude 3.7 Earthquake Strikes Near Compton

A preliminary magnitude 3.7 earthquake struck just after midnight Friday morning in the Compton area, according to the U.S. Geological Survey.