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  • Obama: US used torture after 911 attacks

    Obama speaks to reporters 8-1-14

    REUTERS/Larry Downing

    President Barack Obama acknowledged Friday that the United States "crossed a line" and tortured al Qaeda detainees after the 9/11 terror attacks.

    The comments at a White House news conference were the President's strongest on the controversial subject...

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Desert Water Agency starts Turf Buy Back program

Desert Water Agency has one million reasons for you to rip out your lawn. The agency will pay you to…

Judge orders medical test for Cristin Smith

Cristin Smith

One of the two men accused of a triple murder in Pinyon Pines has been ordered by a judge to undergo…

Oops! Russian soldier Instagrams himself in Ukraine

Russian soldier instagrams from Ukraine

From Sanya Sotkin

A man who identifies himself as a Russian soldier may have inadvertently taken two damning selfies.

Ebola patients coming to US triggers fears

Kent Brantly, Nancy Writebol

From Samaritan's Purse/From SIM

The Ebola virus is coming to the United States for what's thought to be the first time, as two…

I-10 median gate barriers aim to improve safety

Caltrans announced the locations of the I-10 median gate barriers as part of the joint I-10 Emergency…

Sears robbed at gunpoint in Coachella

Police are searching for two suspects after a Sears store was robbed in Coachella Thursday night.

Murder suspect charged with hate crime in Mecca shooting

A 25-year-old Thermal man pleaded not guilty Friday to charges of killing a 20-year-old Mecca resident…

Teen charged in senior prank pleads not guilty

Steven Jiminez

One of three young men who allegedly put glue in door locks at La Quinta High School as part of a senior…

Are you worried about Ebola spreading to the U.S.?

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Answer our poll question to weigh in.

Walmart store manager celebrates 22 years and new Indio store

A new Super Walmart will open its doors in the fall and one Valley man's ready to manage the store.

EBay reveals lackluster diversity report



In case you missed it, tech has a diversity problem. EBay is the latest tech company to publish an…

Today's cars are hackable, posing a threat to you

2014 Jeep Cherokee

From Chrysler

Modern cars are increasingly controlled by computers. And where there are computers, there are hackers.

NASA's next Mars rover to make oxygen

Mars 2020 Rover


For 17 years, NASA rovers have laid down tire tracks on Mars. But details the space agency divulged this…

Why a giant toad set off Chinese censors

Giant toad in Beijing

Hongxia Wei/CNN

How do social media posts about a giant inflatable toad relate to criticism of a former Chinese…

Five years on, millions still dig 'FarmVille'

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Zynga Image

It started out as a simple concept. Let people virtually grow gardens, raise farm animals and become…

Rancho Mirage City Council votes to raise minimum age for vacation rentals

Rancho Mirage City Council

Rancho Mirage City Council votes to raise minimum age for vacation rentals. Natalie Brunell reports.

Surveillance video catches another front yard thief

Thief caught on camera

It was a surveillance video we broadcast two weeks ago, showing a woman
stealing packages from a home in…

Marines to walk 300 miles in deadly heat

One year ago, we were with Cpl. Adam Shatarsky as he began walking from Palm Springs to Washington D.C.,…

Local school districts face lawsuit over PE teachings

Local school districts face lawsuit over PE teachings

Palm Springs Unified and Desert Sands Unified are under fire from a class-action lawsuit alleging…

Technology aims to stop hot car deaths

hot car

Ordinary people, even a teenager are inventing new technology to remind people of what's in the back of…

Vacation rental ordinance passes in Rancho Mirage

Rancho Mirage City Council

Chris Tarpening

Rancho Mirage City Council unanimously passed an ordinance Thursday afternoon that will limit vacation…

Layoffs averted for Coachella Valley Unified School District

The 81 classified layoffs that were scheduled to take effect on August 1st for the Coachella Valley…

Angel Esparza found guilty of two counts of murder

Angel Anthony Esparza

A Coachella man was convicted Thursday of robbing, abducting and killing two farm workers in Thermal…

Woman crashes into power pole on Washington St.

CHP is investigating after a woman drove off the road and collided with a power pole on Washington…

Supercombos and 'Big Slabs:' Nine unhealthiest restaurant meals

Extreme food bruleed toast It's not the bacon, but the custard filling that gives The Cheesecake…

Piper the pup looking for a new lease on life

Loving All Animals: 7-30-14 (1)

She's cute and cuddly now but not long ago she was a mangled mess.

Goat gives birth in back of animal control truck

An animal control officer had to do a triple take after one goat turned into a trio of goats following a…


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Top 10 consumer complaints

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The Consumer Federation of America recently released its annual chronicle of the top 10 consumer complaints. Check out which complaints topped the list.


Inside Gaza's secret tunnels

Hamas tunnels

REUTERS/Mohammed Salem

Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu of Israel says the country's deadly ground offensive won't end until its soldiers destroy a vast network of Hamas tunnels the militants use to try to attack Jewish communities outside the Gaza Strip. Take a look inside the vast tunnel system that has become a focus in the violent struggle between Israel and Gaza.

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      When buying a new car there are certain questions you should ask the dealer before finalizing your purchase. Take a look at some must-ask questions here.

    • How to properly clean a fish bowl

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      While fish can be low maintenance pets, you do need to regularly clean their bowl. Get tips on how to properly clean a fish bowl here.

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