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Study finds link between pesticides and autism


A California study out Monday found that pregnant women who lived near farms where pesticides are applied had a two-thirds higher risk of having children with autism.

Posted: June 23rd, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Jet crashes into California neighborhood

Officials stand outside a home in which the roof is burnt off after a Marine Harrier jet crashed into the neighborhood  Wednesday, June 4, 2014, in Imperial, Calif.  AP

military jet slammed into a Southern California neighborhood dense with homes and exploded in flames, but the pilot and everyone on the ground emerged unscathed, officials said.

Posted: June 5th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

Suspected shooter posted ‘rambling’ manifesto

This image from video posted on YouTube shows Elliot Rodger. Sheriff's officials say Rodger was the gunman who went on a shooting rampage near the University of California at Santa Barbara on Friday, May 23, 2014. AP

The student who killed six people near the University of California, Santa Barbara, detailed in a manifesto how deputies almost thwarted his killing plan.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

US gunman identified, is Hollywood director’s son

woman looks at the bullet holes on the window of IV Deli Mark where Friday night's mass shooting took place by a drive-by shooter on Saturday, May 24, 2014, in Isla Vista, California.

A United States man who posted a YouTube video calmly describing how he planned to gun down young women went on a rampage shortly afterward, stabbing three people to death in his apartment before fatally shooting three others elsewhere in his beach community and crashing his BMW with a fatal gunshot to the head, authorities said.

Posted: May 25th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »

California prepares for worst wildfire season

Bureau of Land Management firefighters with the Kern Valley Hotshots get in a morning workout on the bluffs above the Kern County Soccer Complex off Alfred Harrell Highway in Bakersfield, Calif. on Saturday, May 10, 2014. The drought-stricken state is expecting a ferocious wildfire season. AP

California’s governor warned Sunday he was preparing for what could be the drought-stricken region’s worst wildfire season ever.

Posted: May 19th, 2014 in Latest News Stories,World | Read More »