California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.6 million residents, California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second-most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth-most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs. The state is home to five of the top-10 most expensive cities in the United States.
According to a new report out this week, decreasing levels of air pollution in the U.S. have led to fewer deaths and illnesses. But Gizmodo reports there are pockets of the country where air pollution..
A U.S. combat veteran was indicted for allegedly planning to bomb a rally in Long Beach, California. According to Reuters, 26-year-old Mark Steven Domingo, of Reseda, California, served with the Army..
The Justice Department agreed at the last minute to begin turning over classified documents on the Russia investigation to the House Intelligence Committee. California Rep. Adam Schiff said the DOJ's..
California Highway Patrol spokesman Weston Haver says the woman who allegedly stole a motorhome and led police on a high-speed chase with two dogs on her lap Tuesday, will be charged on numerous counts..
Reuters reports the state of California sued the Trump administration on Tuesday after the government confirmed last week it will withhold the $929 million awarded to the state in 2010 for high-speed..
Huff Post reports scientists are investigating the increase in dead and dying gray whales washing up on the West Coast this year. At least 58 gray whales have been found stranded along the coast from..
According to a report by Huffpost, the Trump administration announced that it had terminated an agreement with California that would have directed nearly 1 billion dollars toward the state's high-speed..
According to a report by Reuters, on Friday, a state reports claims that the California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of..
According to Reuters, a California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of FCC Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator’s successful..
Business Insider reports that Southwest Airlines has received permission from the FAA and have launched flight service to Hawaii. The inaugural flight is scheduled to depart from Oakland, California,..
CNN reports that the future for Bayer looks increasingly bleak as court damages tied to the weedkiller Roundup begin to accrue. A California jury on Monday awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who..
Fire fighters save a cat stuck up an extremely high tree in California. The body-cam footage from the firefighter of the Porterville Fire Department show the cat falling from the tree safely into their..
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A California jury on Monday (May 13) awarded more than $2 billion to a couple who claimed Bayer AG's glyphosate-based Roundup weed killer caused their cancer, in the largest U.S. jury verdict to date..
A California man dubbed the "American Taliban" following his capture on a battlefield in Afghanistan in 2001 was released from prison Thursday after serving 17 years, according to media reports.
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John Walker Lindh, often called the “American Taliban,” is set to walk free from federal prison at any moment. Lindh was captured with Taliban fighters in Afghanistan after the 9/11 attacks. The.. CBS News - Published
A California native who admitted to providing support to the Taliban is expected to be released from a federal prison. He was with them in Afghanistan on 9/11. Jeff Pegues reports. CBS News - Published
Fourteen public safety officers were awarded the nation's highest honor for bravery from President Donald Trump on Wednesday, including eight who responded to a mass shooting on Election Day 2016 in.. USATODAY.com - Published
A Calif. aquarium built what is believed to be one of the world’s largest habitats for sea dragons outside Australia, where the native populations are threatened by pollution, warming oceans and the.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Trump administration on Wednesday agreed not to immediately redirect nearly $1 billion it is withholding from California's high-speed rail project, one of several disputes between Republican Trump.. Reuters - Published
A woman is in custody after leading police on a wild chase through a California neighborhood in a stolen RV. At one point, the driver slammed into a tree, ripping off the entire side of the RV. Jamie.. CBS News - Published
California on Tuesday sued the Trump administration in U.S. District Court after the U.S. Transportation Department confirmed it would withhold $929 million in high-speed rail funding awarded to the.. Reuters - Published
A surge in migrants at the U.S.-Mexico border has pushed immigration detention facilities in California to capacity, forcing U.S. Border Patrol to release many at bus stations in the state for the.. Reuters - Published
Daniel Wu took an unconventional path to becoming a major movie star in Asia. The "Into The Badlands" star grew up in California and got his first commercial gig while finishing university in Hong.. USATODAY.com - Published
The Department of Homeland Security has begun flying recent border-crossers and asylum seekers to California in a program that may expand to coastal areas and the Canadian border. NYTimes.com - Published
The California utility responsible for a massive, 4-month-long gas leak near Los Angeles in 2015 failed to investigate dozens of leaks over decades at the natural gas storage facility, according to a.. Reuters - Published
A Sempra Energy subsidiary did not conduct detailed inspections or analyses of leaks at the Aliso Canyon natural gas storage facility in California before the major 2015 leak that has cost the utility.. Reuters - Published
A California man was sentenced to 20 months in prison on Friday after pleading guilty for threatening to kill the family of U.S. Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai over the regulator's.. Reuters - Published
A fighter jet crashes into a Southern California warehouse near a busy freeway. Also, the Trump administration is apparently planning to move hundreds of undocumented immigrants from Texas to Florida... CBS News - Published
An F-16 fighter jet being flown in routine training exercises crashed into a warehouse just outside March Air Reserve Base in Southern California on Thursday, the pilot ejected and five people on the.. Reuters - Published