• Report: 2 attackers killed at American University in Kabul

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    Police searched the American University of Afghanistan in Kabul early Thursday and killed two attackers who stormed the campus with guns and explosives, Fraidoon Obaidi, chief of Kabul police's criminal investigation department, told AFP early Thursd...

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California standardized test scores released


Coachella Valley-area school districts lagged far behind their counterparts from across the state in…

Valley organizations pleased Clinton Foundation keeping Health Matters Initiative

The Clinton Foundation plans to scale back many of its programs around the world in anticipation of…

Coachella man arrested for allegedly carjacking USPS truck

MGN Online

A mail carrier for the United States Postal Service was carjacked on Wednesday after trying to help an…

Search over for missing Pinyon Pines woman found dead this weekend

KESQ & CBS Local 2

The woman found dead in Mountain Center this weekend was missing 71-year old Josephene Youssef says…

Man killed in officer-involved shooting identified by coroner

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The Riverside County Coroner's Office has released the identity of the 71-year-old man who was killed…

Blue Cut Fire victims may request extension to file tax returns

Blue Cut Fire destroys over 100 homes

Chris Tarpening - KESQ & CBS Local 2

The State Board of Equalization announced Wednesday that business owners and tax and fee-payers affected…

Apple in 5 years under Tim Cook's leadership

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Hours after Steve Jobs resigned as the CEO of Apple, his successor Tim Cook sent an email to reassure…

Pokemon Go-playing truck driver kills woman in Japan

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Japanese police have arrested a driver who they say struck and killed a woman while he was playing…

Dozens of firefighters respond to house fire

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A fire burning through the roof of a Mecca home was quickly snuffed out by county firefighters this…

Inside the big banks' plan for new digital cash


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A group of big banks led by UBS is planning its own version of digital cash, using blockchain, the…

Pricey power bills costing locals

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Some people in the Valley say their electric bills are much higher this summer. We had a heat wave in…

Two different Comic Con events scheduled for this year

Two different comic con events

Chris Tarpening KESQ

Comic book fans here in the Coachella Valley now have two conventions that they can go to here in the…

Coachella man accused of shooting gun unlawfully

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Police say nobody was injured in Tuesday night incident

Zion Harvey's transplanted hands are 'amazing'

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Children's Hospital of Philadelphia via CNN

Zion Harvey sometimes puts on baseball glove or swings a bat -- just like many 9-year-olds.

Uber tests program to help drivers save for retirement

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Uber has a new message for its drivers: We want you to save for retirement.

Uber is partnering with…

National Park Service seeks minorities' support as it marks 100 years

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The federal agency oversees 131,000 square miles of parks, battlefields and other landmarks across the…

Inland Empire gas price rises for eighth day

The average price of a gallon of self-serve regular gasoline in the Inland Empire rose Wednesday for the…

5 arrests in alleged human trafficking ring in Ventura County

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5 arrests in alleged human trafficking ring in Ventura County. Chinese women forced into a life of…

FBI investigating Russian hack of New York Times reporters, others

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Hackers thought to be working for Russian intelligence have carried out a series of cyber breaches…

Deputies search for armed bank robbers in Coachella

Alexandra Pierce - KESQ & CBS Local 2

The Riverside County Sheriff's Department is investigating a robbery at a business in the 49200 block of…

National Gay & Lesbian Chamber of Commerce celebrates in Palm Desert


The National Gay and Lesbian Chamber of Commerce is celebrating its thirteenth Business and Leadership…

Blue Cut fire is 100% contained, but over 100 homes lost

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Christopher Flicker

A fast-moving brush fire has blackened more than 37,020 acres and is now 100 %  contained. I-15 now…

Arraignment postponed for 3 suspects accused of Indio gang shooting

KESQ & CBS Local 2 via Indio Police Department

An arraignment hearing was postponed Tuesday for three of four men charged with murder in the drive-by…

Popular Prisma app just made major breakthrough

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Prisma via CNN

Prisma, the wildly popular photo editing app, has made a major breakthrough in mobile technology.

Roads reopen in Palm Springs after bicyclist hit by pickup truck

Intersection at Crossely and Ramon Road closed for several hours during investigation

Stanford sex assault judge bows out from upcoming sex case

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A California judge under fire for a light sentence given to a Stanford University swimmer is recusing…

Choosing this Instagram filter could mean you're depressed

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The Instagram filter you choose may reveal more than you realize about your mental health.


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The National Park Service, which turns 100 this year, protects 412 national park sites throughout the country. These are 10 of the parks' record-setting wonders.


Deadly quake shatters central Italy

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A powerful 6.2-magnitude earthquake struck Italy about 100 miles northeast of Rome early Wednesday morning. The damage was significant and the death toll is climbing.

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