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Los Angeles: City in California
Los Angeles, officially the City of Los Angeles and often known by its initials L.A., is the largest city in California. With an estimated population of nearly four million people, it is the second-most populous city in the United States and the third-most populous city in North America. Los Angeles is known for its Mediterranean climate, ethnic diversity, Hollywood entertainment industry, and its sprawling metropolis.

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'Glee' star Naya Rivera presumed drowned [Video]

'Glee' star Naya Rivera presumed drowned

Authorities say former "Glee" star Naya Rivera is presumed to have drowned after going missing near Los Angeles on Wednesday. Gloria Tso reports.

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Missing Glee star Naya Rivera now presumed dead, police say [Video]

Missing Glee star Naya Rivera now presumed dead, police say

Missing Glee star Naya Rivera is now presumed dead, police said.The Ventura County Sheriff’s office said the effort to find the actress is now a “search and recovery operation”.There is no foul..

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Los Angeles cafe shields diners with private 'greenhouses' [Video]

Los Angeles cafe shields diners with private 'greenhouses'

A Los Angeles cafe has erected tiny greenhouse dining pods to help patrons socially distance and feel safe while having their meals. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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Ariel Winter Dyed Hair Platinum Blonde [Video]

Ariel Winter Dyed Hair Platinum Blonde

Anyone who watched Modern Family knows Ariel Winter (and her character, Alex Dunphy) as a brunette. However, when the show wrapped its final season in February, she wasted no time dyeing her dark-brown..

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Elon Musk Is Selling Four Of His Homes [Video]

Elon Musk Is Selling Four Of His Homes

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has reportedly signed a letter of intent to sell his Los Angeles properties. Developer Ardie Tavangarian will be the buyer, reports Business Insider. The LLC intends to combine the..

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Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time [Video]

Woman who fell in love with female best friend reveals how they got pregnant at the same time

A career woman who married her female best friend - before they fell pregnant "in tandem" using a £72 home insemination kit and a sperm donor found online - describes their babies as "almost twins,"..

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Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief [Video]

Elton John and Kelly Clarkson help raise $700,000 for Los Angeles Covid-19 relief

Appearances by Elton John and Kelly Clarkson helped Los Angeles TV station KTLA raise more than $700,000 dollars for Covid-19 relief.

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Party's Over For Seven California Counties As Governor Orders Closure Of Bars, Nightclubs [Video]

Party's Over For Seven California Counties As Governor Orders Closure Of Bars, Nightclubs

California has seen a jump in new novel coronavirus COVID-19 cases, and Gov. Gavin Newsom is cracking down. According to Business Insider, Gov. Newsom ordered bars and nightlife spots to close in seven..

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Paralympian Angela Madsen found dead while trying to row from California to Hawaii [Video]

Paralympian Angela Madsen found dead while trying to row from California to Hawaii

CNN reports three-time Paralympian and six-time Guinness World Record holder Angela Madsen died earlier this week. The 60-year-old passed while attempting a solo row from Los Angeles to Honolulu...

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Duchess Meghan wants to show Prince Harry the best of LA [Video]

Duchess Meghan wants to show Prince Harry the best of LA

Duchess Meghan wants to show Prince Harry the best of Los Angeles.

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U.S. movie theaters prepare to reopen, but hurdles remain [Video]

U.S. movie theaters prepare to reopen, but hurdles remain

As movie theatres prepare to reopen, social distancing and sanitizing have become a big priority. The Arena Cinelounge in Los Angeles plans to take as many precautions as possible, such as filling more..

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Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand homosexuality' until moving to Los Angeles [Video]

Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand homosexuality' until moving to Los Angeles

Reese Witherspoon has confessed that she had no idea what homosexuality was until she moved to Los Angeles to pursue acting.

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Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free [Video]

Netflix To Stream Spike Lee's 'Rodney King' Free

Netflix has announced the Spike Lee directed film, "Rodney King" will be available to stream for free. The movie will become part of the streaming service's Black Lives Matter collection. According to..

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Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand what homosexuality was' until moving to LA [Video]

Reese Witherspoon 'didn't understand what homosexuality was' until moving to LA

Reese Witherspoon "didn't understand what homosexuality was" until she moved to Los Angeles for her film career, as she had been sheltered growing up.

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Steve Bing's death ruled a suicide [Video]

Steve Bing's death ruled a suicide

Steve Bing's death has been confirmed as a suicide by Los Angeles officials.

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Kurt Cobain's guitar goes for record $6 mln [Video]

Kurt Cobain's guitar goes for record $6 mln

Kurt Cobain's guitar, featured on the legendary 1993 "MTV Unplugged" session, sold over the weekend for a record-breaking $6.01 million. Gavino Garay has more.

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26/11 attack: 'Will ask Centre to take further steps', says Anil Deshmukh on extradition of Tahawwur Rana [Video]

26/11 attack: 'Will ask Centre to take further steps', says Anil Deshmukh on extradition of Tahawwur Rana

On being asked if steps will be taken for extradition of Tahawwur Rana, who was 26/11 terror attack plotter and was arrested in Los Angeles, Home Minister of Maharashtra, Anil Deshmukh said that the..

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Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast [Video]

Americans mark Juneteenth from coast to coast

Thousands marched in U.S. cities to mark Juneteenth, a holiday commemorating the end of Black slavery that carries special resonance this year. Gavino Garay has more.

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Heavy fog may have disoriented pilot in Kobe Bryant helicopter crash: NTSB

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PG&E pleads guilty to 84 counts of involuntary manslaughter for its role in the 2018 Camp Fire. L.A. wants cuts of up to $150 million in the LAPD. And I talked to the director of Santa Barbara County's..
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A 5.5 magnitude earthquake struck on Wednesday in the California desert about 150 miles (241 km) northeast of Los Angeles, the U.S. Geological Survey said.
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Former Chinese official extradited to U.S. on money laundering, fraud charges: DOJ

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