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  • Kevin McCarthy drops out of speaker race

    Kevin McCarthy Boehner in background

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    House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy has dropped out of the race to succeed Speaker John Boehner, a shocking move that throws the House into chaos.

    The move came without warning as House Republicans were in a closed-door meeting to select their nomine...

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    By Tal Kopan, Deirdre Walsh, Manu Raju and Dana Bash CNN

Another salmonella death related to cucumbers

Cucumbers recalled

California Department of Health

Another person has died after eating cucumbers linked to a multi-state Salmonella Poona outbreak, the…

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting in Coachella

Cesar Vega Duran

Murder suspect in custody. Victim was shot and killed in Coachella in February.

Oasis teenager apparent orchestrator of extortion and kidnapping

A trio of search warrants related to an armed robbery and kidnapping for ransom leads to the seizure of…

Blythe man accused of luring children at bus stops & child rape

Jeff Hsieh

Jeff Hsieh is also accused of arranging sham marriages and is in custody on $1,000,000 bail.

Palm Springs hires new Community & Economic Development lead

Palm Springs hires new Community & Economic Development lead.

Democratic Senators want permanent ban on drilling for oil off California coast

A group of Democratic senators wants to permanently ban drilling off the coast of California, Oregon…

SeaWorld mulling major expansion of the tanks used to hold killer whales

Killer Whale Show Resumes at Sea World

The plan is opposed by animal rights activists who say breeding the animals in captivity is cruel.

People pay for fall leaves to get delivered to them

People pay for fall leaves to get delivered to them

Report: Iran-based hackers spy using LinkedIn

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A group of suspected Iranian hackers are using a sophisticated network of fake LinkedIn profiles to spy…

Slain woman followed Waze app to wrong street

Waze app


The couple followed their Waze GPS app, thinking it would lead them to a touristy avenue in Niteroi, a…

President Obama to visit LA and San Diego this weekend


President Obama to visit Los Angeles and San Diego this weekend. The President will attend a fundraiser…

Woman stung more than 100 times


Woman stung more than 100 times. Africanized honey bees swarm a SoCal golf course.  Two women were…

U.S. scientists use Twitter to track earthquakes

Twitter quake

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When earthquakes happen, U.S. government scientists get a 60-second heads up from an unlikely partner -…

'Made for a Miracle' support group, care packages for NICU families

Made for a Miracle

Born prematurely, twins Callia and Matthew defeat the odds as NICU babies and are now giving back.…

DHS rolls out fleet of 9 compressed natural gas vehicles

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

A ribbon-cutting ceremony is scheduled Wednesday in Desert Hot Springs to mark the addition of nine…

NASA successfully launches sounding rocket

NASA rocket


NASA successfully launched a sounding rocket Wednesday from its Wallops Flight Facility in Chincoteague…

Family of young father killed in motorcycle crash speaks out

Jacob Lutzker and his family

Tom Lutzker

The family of a young father of three killed in a crash this week is speaking out about what happened.…

Man identified in deadly motorcycle collision

Joe Galli - KESQ/CBS Local 2

Indian Canyon is back open after a deadly motorcycle crash in Palm Springs.

Family of bicyclist killed pushes for street safety in Cathedral City

Samantha Cortese - KESQ/CBS Local 2

A Cathedral City family won't stop talking about street safety until the city does something to prevent…

Man posts bail after hitting mother, baby in Coachella crosswalk

A La Quinta man was arrested Tuesday night on suspicion of felony dunk driving causing serious injury…

Police serve narcotics-related search warrant in Oasis

Assault Rifle and Drugs Confiscated in Indio

Sheriffs Department spokesman says operation was in the area of Avenue 76 and Pierce Street.

Twitter launches Moments

Twitter moments

Twitter via CNN

Now you can view Twitter through an editor's eyes.

Submit your football fanatics photos supporting your favorite NFL team

MGN Online

Take a look at photos from some of the biggest NFL fanatics around the Coachella Valley. You can submit…

3 men steal ATM machine after driving van through Walgreens

Deputies are searching for three men accused of stealing an ATM machine from a Yucca Valley Walgreens…

Palm Springs Mayoral Candidates: Erbil Gunasti

Erbil Gunasti

CBS Local 2 & KESQ bring you live Newsmaker segments with the Palm Springs Mayoral Candidates

Rancho Mirage: missing link in CV Link project


The city of Rancho Mirage is following through on a promise to the Coachella valley Association of…

State officials approve plan for storing nuclear waste at coastal site in San Diego County

San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station

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The California Coastal Commission has cleared the way for changes in the way radioactive fuel is stored…


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2015 Nobel Prize winners

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Winners will be announced all week for the Nobel Prize for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace. Here are some of the winners that have been announced.


2016 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame finalists

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The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame has announced the 2016 nominees for induction.

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