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Biden's homeland security pick would inherit major challenges

If confirmed by the Senate, Alejandro Mayorkas, the son of Cuban refugees, would lead a department facing a host of serious issues, both inside and...

Woman investigated for allegedly stealing Pelosi's computer surrenders

A caller who identified themselves as the former partner of Riley Williams told authorities that she planned to give the device to a friend who...

U.S. expected to hit 500,000 COVID-19 deaths by February, CDC warns

The grim news comes as Los Angeles is battling a more contagious variant of the virus. California leads the world in coronavirus cases, with over...

91-year-old man with dementia bonds with kids across the street

Gene McGehee spends every day playing with the children at the day care across the street — and while he doesn't seem to remember the...

Biden plans executive action on immigration, but warns of delay on bill

The president-elect told Latino leaders that his immigration bill may not pass during his first 100 days in office, citing the pandemic and Senate...

Baby giraffe dies after mom accidentally steps on its neck

The zoo explained that their animal care team intervened, but couldn't save the calf's life...

California cremation limits suspended due to backlog of bodies

More than 2,700 bodies are stored at both hospitals and the coroner's office, according to the emergency order...