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  • Officials: Boko Haram kidnaps 185

    Boko Haram refugees

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    Boko Haram insurgents kidnapped at least 185 women and children, and killed 32 people in a raid in northeastern Nigeria this week, local officials and residents said.

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Space-based solar: the energy of the future?

Space-based solar power

NASA

In space there's no atmosphere, it's never cloudy, and in geosynchronous orbits it's never night: a…

People who feel younger at heart live longer

Happy senior couple

iStock/monekybusinessimages

Go ahead lie about your age. It may be the very thing that helps you live a longer life.

Valley moviegoers react to Sony pulling "The Interview"

The Interview

Valley moviegoers react to Sony pulling "The Interview." Natalie Brunell reports.

Judge denies request to release Steve Jobs trial video

Steve Jobs

Jeff King/CNN

A California judge has denied a request by media companies to release a videotaped deposition of Apple's…

John Aguilar selected as Cathedral City's newest council member

Cathedral City Council has chosen its newest council member, John Aguilar. The seat became vacant after…

Black and Brown Lives Matter in the Coachella Valley Vigil

Valley religious leaders are organizing a Black and Brown Lives Matter in the Coachella Valley Vigil to…

Man found dead in Desert Hot Springs apartment

Desert Hot Springs Shooting Scene

Joe Galli

Desert Hot Springs Police say a man was found dead in an apartment on Acoma Avenue near Cactus Drive. 

Winter storm brings several more inches of snow to Palm Springs Aerial Tramway

The Tram received several more inches of snow overnight, bringing the total snowfall on the mountain…

Coming back from Cuba? You can now bring cigars with you back into the U.S.

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hyfather/SXC

We're still a long way from being able to import Cuban cigars for sale in the United States, but you…

Neighbors upset drivers race through construction zone signs, apartment complex

Casa Maria Apartments

Construction zones can often create a major headache for drivers, but in Coachella, residents at the…

54-year-old woman arrested for vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated

Candelaria Castillo

A 54-year-old woman from Indio was arrested Tuesday in connection to a deadly crash that killed her…

Reddit takes down Sony hack forum

Reddit logo

In a rare decision, Reddit has taken down a forum that housed links to hacked Sony Pictures documents.

Several Hooters restaurants slated to open in Coachella Valley

hooters.com

Hooters of America, LLC, announced a new development agreement with Chandi Group USA to build multiple…

Poll: Agree with decision to cancel theater release of 'The Interview'?

Sony Pictures

Answer our viewer poll question to weigh in. We might share the results during our evening newscasts.

#AskACop becomes trending forum about police

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People have strong views about the way police officers treat minorities -- and they're eager to share…

Napster co-founder to invest on allergy research

centerforallergy.com

Napster co-founder Sean Parker says he missed most of his final year in high school and has ended up in…

Recent storms a 'drop in the bucket' for drought

Storm Sunset

Recent storms a 'drop in the bucket' for drought. Natalie Brunell reports.

Palm Springs police, residents on high alert after string of robberies

Palm Springs Robberies

Palm Springs police, residents on high alert after string of robberies. Natalie Brunell has more.

Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House needs help to expand

Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House

The Loma Linda Ronald McDonald House provides a home for many families from the Coachella Valley who…

Will the Coachella Valley ever see earthquake early warning?

Earthquake Early Warning

A USGS announcement of $5 million in funding for earthquake early warning has little impact on a…

Vigil against racial injustice planned for tomorrow in Indio

ferguson protests

abcnews.com

The 'Black and Brown Lives Matter" vigil will be held at the Indio Larson Justice Center.

$25K settlement over pot cookie at Southland hair salon

Marijuana generic

A woman who claims she was served a pot-laced cookie at a Los Angeles hair salon has received a…

Rescued dolphin dies at SeaWorld San Diego

Dolphin deaths

WTKR

County Fire Department lifeguards had rescued the animal at Royal Palms Beach in San Pedro on Saturday.

Kimpton Hotels getting new owner

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Intercontinental Hotels Group, the largest hotel chain in the world  based on room numbers, has agreed…

11 applicants to interview for open council seat in Cathedral City

Eleven people are vying for an opportunity to fill Stan Henry's vacated city council seat in Cathedral…

Google Ventures: fewer Ubers, more health care

Google building

Jim Castel/CNN

Google Ventures is shifting away from investing in the Ubers of the world.

Google's VC investment arm is…

Students encourage positivity on Palm Springs streets

Students and staff from the Palm Springs Community School wore yellow shirts and held signs with…

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Looking back: U.S.-Cuba relations

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Get up to speed on the last five decades of American foreign policy toward Cuba.

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Top movies of 2014

Michael Rooker in 'Guardians of the Galaxy'

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From science fiction thrillers to biblical epics, find out which movies took in the most money this year. All amounts are from IMDb.com.

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