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  • Nurse refuses Ebola quarantine

    Kaci Hickox

    Not long ago, Kaci Hickox was fighting Ebola in West Africa, doing what she could to treat those with the deadly disease. Now, she's in the middle of a different fight -- this time, in Maine.

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    By Greg Botelho and Jason Hanna CNN

Tim Cook comes out: 'I'm proud to be gay'

Tim Cook at Apple event

Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, acknowledging publicly for the first time that he is gay.

Cathedral City hit-and-runs leave some demanding more city lights

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Cathedral City hit and runs leave some demanding more city lights. Natalie Brunell looks into the issue.

Crash happened in Ventura County

A military jet has crashed into a field near a naval base in Southern California, killing the pilot.…

Planet Fitness to open in Coachella

Planet Fitness

A new state of the art fitness center will soon open its doors in Coachella. It'll be a first for the…

Ukrainian pastors ask desert for help with crisis

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The crisis in Ukraine is far from over despite a ceasefire.  Now two pastors from Ukraine are here in…

Proposed plan to spray organic crops looking for public comment

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Environmental groups are up in arms against a proposed state plan to use pesticides on organic crops.

Govt. says it won't admit Ebola patients

Sierra Leone possible Ebola case


The State Department discussed plans to transport non-U.S.citizens infected with Ebola to the United…

Gas drops under $3 at local gas station

Gas is getting cheaper in Riverside County. Prices at one gas station in Cathedral City dropped under…

Failure of rocket off Virginia investigated

Exploded rocket launch pad after

REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque

Teams of investigators were out at daybreak Wednesday examining damage to NASA's Wallops Flight Facility…

Will rocket failure affect space industry?

Antares rocket explodes, NASA rocket explodes


Orbital Sciences, which built the Antares rocket that exploded in a massive fireball Tuesday, described…

Tons of Halloween fun planned around Coachella Valley

Whether you're looking for a creepy haunted house, zombies in the street, fun for the whole family, or…

Verizon ad tech raises privacy concerns

Verizon Wireless

Rich Brooks/CNN

Attention Verizon Wireless customers: you may be getting tracked online.

Clinton, Ruiz rally for votes in Oxnard

Rep. Raul Ruiz, D-Palm Desert, joined former President Bill Clinton at a ``Get Out the Vote'' rally in…

Apple Pay rival CurrentC just got hacked

Apple Pay

From Apple

Apple Pay rival CurrentC has been hacked.

DHS sets initial number for medical marijuana dispensaries

Medical marijuana


City council members in Desert Hot Springs have decided on the number of medical marijuana clinics the…

PSUSD Aquatic Center finds home at Cathedral City HS

Cathedral City High School will be the site for the PSUSD Aquatic Center. The school board voted…

Heartbroken & housebroken, two pups looking for love

Loving All Animals: 10-29-14 (1)

Twice as much love to go around with these two beautiful Papillon sisters, Sophie and Sadie.

Elementary school in Indio cancels Halloween, says disruptive in classroom

Many may agree part of the Halloween fun is kids getting to wear a costume to school and showing it off…

Fraudsters use paycheck selfies to steal bank details

Paycheck, check, payroll


A word of advice to Instagram users: don't post selfies with your paychecks.

Christie 'bongs' tweet blamed on autocorrect

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The Twitter account for New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie joked about the "dangers of autocorrect" after a…

Yellow Fever mosquito discovered in Southern California



Authorities say people can help stop the mosquitoes' spread by reporting sightings, using insect…

NASA rocket's explosion: What happened?

NASA rocket launch explosion


When a rocket contracted by NASA burst into flames seconds after liftoff, its supplies for the…

California jail inmate dies after bag of drugs burst in his stomach

Visitor trapped in jail

The Monterey County Herald reports that 34-year-old Eddie Fuentes fell ill Saturday night. He was…

Woman hit by 2 vehicles in Cathedral City

A woman is in critical condition after she was struck by a hit-and-run driver and then hit by a second…

NAACP banquet attendees fall ill in California

San Mateo County health officials are trying to determine what caused more than 50 people attending an…

White House hacked

White House

Emily Schultze/CNN

Hackers have broken into an unclassified computer network used by President Barack Obama's top advisers.

Woman killed in wrong-way crash on I-10

MGN Online

A woman was killed after crashing her BMW head-on into a Ford Econoline van while she was driving on the…


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Celebrities who are gay

Tim Cook at Apple event

Robert Galbraith/Reuters

Apple CEO Tim Cook came out Thursday, announcing that he is gay in a column in Bloomberg Businessweek. See some of the other celebrities who are openly gay -- and proud of it.


Halloween around the world

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With Halloween just around the corner, take a look at how the spooky holiday is celebrated around the world.

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      Would you be willing to sleep in more to add another two years to your life? Maybe floss more often in exchange for another year of living? How about having sex more often to extend your life expectancy?

    • 5 most evil movie villains of all time

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      While there are many evil movie villains out there, some characters stand out as being downright nasty. See if your "favorite" movie villain made our list.

    • When should tires be rotated?

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      Rotating your tires regularly can help extend the life of the tires. It can also help improve your gas mileage and make your car perform better.

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