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  • North Korea launches long-range rocket

    North Korean missile launch

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    North Korea has launched a long-range "missile," a South Korean defense ministry official said Sunday, an action immediately condemned by the United States as "destabilizing and provocative."

    Though North Korea had said it planned to put a satellite i...

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    By Ralph Ellis, K.J. Kwon and Joshua Berlinger CNN

Mickelson, Stadium Course return strong at CareerBuilder

LA QUINTA, Calif. (AP) — Phil Mickelson returned from a long layoff with a big mid-round run. PGA…

Pearl from Coachella Valley Animal Campus looks for her home

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Five-month-old Pearl loves to purr and is looking for a permanent home.

200 million women, girls genitally mutilated

Practice occurs in at least 30 nations

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They covered her face and laid her down.

What happened next, Agnes wishes no girl would ever experience…

Police asking for more cooperation from the public to solve murders

CC Murders

In a murder investigation, every second and every lead counts. Joe Galli reports.

Sen. Jeff Stone taking on Rep. Raul Ruiz for Congressional seat

Jeff Stone Newsmaker

Sen. Jeff Stone says the Iran deal was a bad one, he won't raise taxes, and California's untapped…

Local leaders demand funding to fix roads

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Crumbling roads in California with no money to fix them. Now a bipartisan group of local leaders want…

Masked man robs Palm Springs bank


The Palm Springs Police Department is searching for a man who robbed the Pacific Premier Bank on…

Firefighters battle green waste fire in Desert Hot Springs

Green Waste Fire

David Gonzalez

Cal Fire is on scene of a green waste fire on Thornton Road in Desert Hot Springs.

CCPD ID's man who was gunned down near Ramon Road

The Cathedral City Police Department has released the identity of the 22-year-old man who was shot and…

President Obama to arrive in Palm Springs on Friday

President Obama lands in San Bernardino

Chris Tarpening

President Obama will make his sixth visit to the Coachella Valley this month. Final preparations are…

Gang members sentenced for killing 16-year-old in DHS

MGN Online

Three Desert Hot Springs men were ordered today to stand trial for the fatal shooting of a 16-year-old…

LinkedIn stock plummets 43% on tepid outlook

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LinkedIn had been teetering on the edge too long. Investors just knocked it off a cliff.

Shares of…

CCPD increases motorcycle violation enforcement Friday night

MGN Online

In effort to lower deaths and injuries, the Cathedral City Police Department will be conducting a…

Even virtual assistants are sexually harassed

Virtual assistants sexually harassed

Ian Berry/CNNMoney

People are very curious about Cortana's sex life. All virtual assistants have to deal with…

U.S. Soccer Gold Medalist talks about header ban for kids

Abby Wambach

Dante Walker

U.S. Soccer Gold Medalist Abby Wambach, known for her diving header, weighs in on the controversy of…

Slew of new stores and restaurants to open in Palm Desert

El Paseo Square

Cushman & Wakefield

Saks Off Fifth and five other businesses have committed to locations in the El Paseo shopping district.

What's your favorite aspect of the Super Bowl?

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Do you watch the big game...for the game? Or maybe you love the highly-anticipated commercials? Answer…

Sec. of State will join President for Summit at Sunnylands

John Kerry comes to Sunnylands

U.S. Dept. of State

Still no exact travel plans for President Obama's planned visit to Sunnylands next week, but the U.S.…

Fifth licensed cannabis dispensary opens in Palm Springs

PSA Organica

Joe Galli

The fifth licensed medical cannabis dispensary in Palm Springs will be celebrating a grand opening and…

Weather team tracks impact of El Niño storms

KESQ/CBS Local 2

The California drought continues, even with several El Niño-driven storms already hitting the state…

CBS Local 2 Celebrates National Weatherperson's Day Live On-Air

It's National Weatherperson's Day! Meteorologist Jeff Forgeron received hand made cards from Mrs.…

Need 'Simpsons' quote? Search away

The Simpsons

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Thanks to the diligent work of some "Simpsons" obsessives, there's now a search engine for every quote…

Afro Emoji app adds its voice to digital world

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Afro Emojis

A new sticker app featuring African characters and pan-African phrases has launched worldwide.

Toshiba shares tank

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Chris McGrath/Getty Images

Toshiba's troubles are growing.

Bay area professor dies from meningitis

Alameda County Public Health Department spokeswoman Sherri Willis says there is no indication that the…

Veteran X Games biker Dave Mirra found dead in North Carolina

Greenville police said Thursday night that Mirra's body was found earlier in the day with an apparently…

Inside the world of the accidentally Twitter famous


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The great Super Bowl Velveeta shortage of 2014 -- otherwise known as #cheesepocalypse -- was a…


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47th NAACP Image Awards

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Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images for NAACP Image Awards

The 47th annual NAACP Image Awards were held in Pasadena, California, Friday. The awards honor the achievements of African-Americans in television, music, literature and film.


Deadly earthquake hits Taiwan

Soldiers Taiwan

At least four people were killed Saturday morning when a magnitude-6.4 earthquake hit Taiwan, the country's Disaster Response Center said.

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