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Palm Springs
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  • Wind: 6 mph 9 kph at NW
  • Humidity: 26%
  • Dew point: 41° F 5° C
  • Barometer: 29 inches millibars and rising
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California to phase out microbeads used in soaps, toothpaste

microbeads microbead pollution

Measure would take effect in 2020 to protect fish and wildlife from ingesting the beads.

Tanzanian albino teen gets a reason to smile

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CNN, David Azaria, Osoro Nyawangah

Bibiana Mashamba loves to dance, run and jump -- all the attributes of a thriving teenager.

But at age 16…

Pneumonia outbreak strikes bighorn sheep at J.T.N.P.

Bighorn sheep


Officials at Joshua Tree National Park said an outbreak of pneumonia is affecting the bighorn sheep…

Meet Palm Springs mayoral candidate Mike Schaefer

Michael Schaefer

We continue to talk to Palm Springs mayoral candidates as eight people are running for the seat to be…

Valley fails to meet water goals for Sept.

Water being wasted

Joe Galli

New conservation numbers released Thursday show the Valley lost progress on meeting the state mandated…

Review of PS land sales shows violations

PS Review

Review of PS land sales shows violations. Natalie Brunell investigates.

Verizon to add $20 to grandfathered unlimited data plans

Verizon logo on building

Spencer Platt/Getty Images

If you're still clinging to your Verizon unlimited cell phone plan, your monthly bill is about to jump…

Mugshots released of 3 arrested in extortion & kidnapping investigation

Riverside County Sheriff's Department

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

Man arrested for allegedly stabbing 2 outside Palm Springs bar

Bryan Davalos Munoz

The Palm Springs Police Department has arrested a Cathedral City man suspected of stabbing two people…

Suspect arrested for deadly shooting in Coachella

Cesar Vega Duran

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

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.

Which of these do you MOST feel need to handle water resources better?

Water being wasted

Joe Galli

In order to combat the ongoing drought, which of the following do you MOST feel need to handle water…

Woman stung more than 100 times


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

FAA tests technology to counter rogue drones



The Federal Aviation Administration is testing anti-drone technology that would counter rogue drones…

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…

U.S. scientists use Twitter to track earthquakes

Twitter quake

LAKANA illustration

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.


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Past Nobel Peace Prize winners

Nobel Peace Prize 2015

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The 2015 Nobel Peace Prize was awarded to the Tunisian National Dialogue Quartet for its "decisive contribution to the building of a pluralistic democracy in the country in the wake of the Jasmine Revolution of 2011." Take a look at past winners of the coveted award.


2015 Nobel Prize winners

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See who won Nobel Prizes in 2015 for achievements in Physics, Chemistry, Medicine, Literature, Economics and Peace.

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