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Dozens of stranded sea lion pups rescued

SeaWorld rescue teams have taken in more than 50 baby sea lions stranded on San Diego shores in desperate need of help. Since Jan. 1, crews have been rescuing several pups at a time between the shores of Camp Pendleton and Mexico.

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How many iPhones did Apple sell?

If Wall Street's predictions are more accurate than the weatherman's blizzard forecasts, then Apple sold an insane number of iPhones last quarter. That means the company might post the biggest profit in U.S. corporate history.

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How to catch a glimpse of asteroid flyby

You might be able to see it with strong binoculars or backyard telescopes

A treat is in store for sky watchers Monday, as a large asteroid will fly close to Earth. "Close," of course, is relative. The asteroid, called 2004 BL86 will come about 745,000 miles (1.2 million kilometers) from Earth, or about three times as far away as the moon at 11:19 a.m. ET, according to NASA.

Paris' lawsuit against Fox News an empty threat

Experts on both sides of the Atlantic say that Paris Mayor Anne Hidalgo's threat to take Fox News to court is largely empty.

Michael Moore explains snipers are 'cowards' tweet

Shortly after his tweet proclaiming "snipers aren't heroes" netted a barrage of criticism, documentary filmmaker Michael Moore tried to explain where that sentiment came from -- his war veteran father.

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Several Disneyland employees diagnosed with measles

A spokeswoman for the Orange County Health Care Agency has confirmed that "several" Disneyland employees have been diagnosed with measles.

Brain scans could help doctors better predict your behavior

Forget horoscopes or fortune tellers. There's a new way to tell your future, and it involves a much more reliable medium: human neuroscience.

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Robo-wings: Military drones that mimic hawks and insects

Picking through the rubble of war-damaged buildings in combat zones, looking for enemies, survivors, booby traps or worse is one of the most dangerous jobs in the military.

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Why Facebook parenting can backfire

Just about every day on Facebook, I see posts by parents asking for advice related to their children. Granted many of my friends are parents, but I imagine you see similar posts when you log on as well.

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Gospel music legend Andrae Crouch dies

Andrae Edward Crouch, a seven-time Grammy winner and gospel music legend, died Thursday at a Los Angeles-area hospital, following complications from a Jan. 3 heart attack, said a family statement on the singer’s Facebook page.

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ISIS repeats a threat; NYPD, other law enforcement on high alert

ISIS spokesman seen on video calling for followers to "rise up"

New York City Police Department officials and other law enforcement personnel across the United States were alerted to a new threat from ISIS after the terror group released a video message Saturday calling for its followers to "rise up."

Opinion: To start the year right have 'the talk' with your aging parents

You need look no further than the glut of beautiful, young and immortal vampires and permanently incapacitated zombies overpopulating our culture to see that America has issues when it comes to aging.

Twitter blames Murdoch for all Christian ills

If Muslims "must be held responsible" for last week's terror attacks in France, as media mogul Rupert Murdoch has said, does that make all Christians responsible for evil perpetuated by a small minority?

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Five things we learned from the Golden Globes

The 2015 Golden Globes stood up for free speech -- in more ways than one.

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Golden Globes hotel has a dramatic past

Pink-painted elephants, bathing suit beauties and Richard Nixon? It's the sort of combination you can find only in Hollywood.

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Obama wants community college to be free

Free education "for those willing to work for it."

Free education "for those willing to work for it."

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Put that iPhone down! And 14 other digital resolutions for 2015

I am one of "those" people who loves the new year, makes resolutions and normally fails to keep up with most of them by the end of January. But there is one I might actually be able to stick to this year.

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Rape allegations vex Bill Cosby's second Canadian show

Group of protestors showed up outside the venue

In a rare reference to the sexual assault allegations against him, Bill Cosby told a woman attending his comedy show that, "you have to be careful about drinking around me."

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Becoming MLK.: 'Selma' star David Oyelowo on his incredible transformation

Lisa Respers France

The man who stars as the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in "Selma" seems as divinely appointed to the role as the leader he portrays was to the civil rights movement.

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Alcohol poisoning kills 6 people a day

Binge drinking can cause alcohol poisoning

By the end of today, an average of six people will have died from alcohol poisoning, and it's a "surprising group" that's dying more than any other, according to new research from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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'Breathe Easy' T-shirts stir controversy

By Laura Ly CNN News Wire

Eric Garner's final words have become a rallying call for protesters across the country.

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We may be able to reverse signs of early Alzheimer's disease

The woman at the department store bounded toward Julie Gee.

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LAPD investigating Cosby sexual assault claim

At least 21 women have accused Cosby of sexual misconduct

Los Angeles police are investigating a sexual assault claim against Bill Cosby, a police spokeswoman said Friday.

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Hundreds fight fire at Los Angeles construction site

Crews respond to a second fire in a smaller apartment building about eight blocks away

Los Angeles firefighters spent Monday morning battling two fires, both in apartment buildings: one under construction, the other under renovation, fire officials said.

Obama: ‘You can come out of the shadows’

By Jim Acosta and Stephen Collinson

President Barack Obama last week ordered the most sweeping overhaul of the immigration system in decades, despite Republican claims he was acting illegally by moving unilaterally to shield 5 million undocumented immigrants.

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"Sesame Street" turns 45 on November 10

It's 45 years later but it's still a sunny day, sweeping the clouds away.

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Laundry detergent pods are 'real risk' to children

Last year a Florida mother of a 7-month old came back to her room to find that her baby had accidentally eaten one of those bright colored laundry detergent pods.

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Unmanned NASA-contracted rocket explodes; damage is 'significant'

An unmanned NASA-contracted rocket exploded early Tuesday evening along the eastern Virginia coast, causing a huge fireball but no apparent deaths.

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Nurse's discharge leaves one Ebola case in U.S., though larger battle continues

A nurse's release Tuesday from an Atlanta hospital leaves a single person in the United States now battling Ebola, though she and others—including President Barack Obama—stressed the fight against the deadly virus isn't over.

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Dallas Ebola patient identified

About 4 days passed between when the man fell ill and when he was isolated

Thomas Eric Duncan is the man being treated at a Dallas, Texas, hospital for Ebola, his half-brother, Wilfred Smallwood, told CNN's Danielle Garcia. Duncan is the first person to be diagnosed with Ebola in the United States.

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Hackers stole $100 million of U.S. military and Xbox tech

Federal officials have accused four men of hacking into computer networks of the U.S. military and Microsoft and stealing more than $100 million worth of software.

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New airport scanner could make going through security a breeze

The Alfa3 scanner is able to detect suspicious objects on walking people

Imagine if going through airport security was just a matter of walking past a stretch of wall. No pat-downs, no X-rays, no metal detectors, and no need to remove any clothing.

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Obama to U.N.: World is at a crossroads

By Michael Pearson, Jim Acosta, and Elizabeth Hartfield

President Barack Obama took his call for world cooperation against terror, climate change, Ebola and a host of other issues to the United Nations Wednesday, saying the world stands at a crossroads “between war and peace; between disorder and integration; between fear and hope.”

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Wall Street loves Apple: Stock up on new iProducts

So much for selling the Apple news. Even though Apple didn't offer many surprises with its new product announcements, Wall Street was thrilled. You could even say they were iMpressed.

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This gadget can knock drones and Google Glass offline

Creators bill it as protection for your private Wi-Fi

Bothered by gadgets like Google Glass that can, theoretically, be used to snoop on you in public? Then why not get your own gadget that can knock them all offline?

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Netflix will show perpetual 'loading' symbol Wednesday

Demonstration is meant to urge government to keep Web open and free

Your Internet won't be any slower than usual on Wednesday, but it might look like it is.

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Ray Rice video prompts stories of #WhyIStayed, #WhyILeft

As media outlets Monday circulated security-camera video of Ray Rice punching his then-fiancee in a hotel elevator, many wondered why the woman -- now his wife -- would remain with the fallen NFL star.

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Video shows man shooting 'Suge' Knight at pre-VMA party, but no suspect named

Detectives have video that shows a man shooting former rap mogul Marion "Suge" Knight and two other people in a West Hollywood nightclub early Sunday, a sheriff's spokeswoman said.

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Patient tested in California for possible Ebola exposure

By Laura Ly

Another patient is being tested in the United States for possible Ebola exposure—this time, in California.

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Byron Scott becomes Centennial High mentor

Lakers head coach will be involved in Male Academy

Lakers head coach Byron Scott announced Tuesday that he will serve as a mentor for ninth- and 10th-grade students involved in the Male Academy intervention program at Centennial High School in Compton.

LAUSD makes shift to counseling rather than punishment

School police no longer issue citations for minor offenses

Los Angeles Unified School District officials have announced that school police will no longer issue citations for most campus fights, petty theft and other minor offenses but instead refer students to counseling and other services.

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LAPD camera system deemed inadequate

Audit reveals broken, innacurately positioned, destroyed surveillance footage

Responding to an independent watchdog’s audit that found the Los Angeles Police Department’s camera system “inadequate,” Chief Charlie Beck said Tuesday broken cameras at police stations will get fixed and staff will be better trained.

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Healthy school lunches face tough taste test

USDA says 1 million fewer students are eating federal lunches since 2012

USDA says 1 million fewer students are eating federal lunches since 2012

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2022 World Cup city rises in the desert

But FIFA is under pressure to move the event to another country

If you're trying to create the perfect 21st-century city, it helps to start with a blank slate. Even if that slate is a sweltering strip of sand.

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Behind Robin Williams’ genius was the great comic Jonathan Winters

Before Robin Williams, there was Jonathan Winters. Winters begat Williams, if only in comedic spirit.

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Robin Williams and the next generation of comics

The late-night TV hosts all pay tribute to late comedian

Comedic actor Robin Williams died at his Northern California home Monday, law enforcement official said. Williams was 63. Coroner investigators suspect "the death to be a suicide due to asphyxia," according to a statement from the Marin County, California, sheriff's office.

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'Pink slime' is back and headed for your burger

The maker of the beef filler dubbed "pink slime" by critics is reopening a plant that it shut in the face of bad publicity two years ago

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SeaWorld stock gets soaked, plunges 30%

This is the first time the company has admitted suffering attendence from animal activists

SeaWorld isn't having a whale of a good time these days.

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Companies that treat workers well have better stock returns

A new research report concludes that employers that treat their workers well have better stock returns

It turns out the best places to work around the world are also the best companies to invest in.

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When depression affects your kids

Experts: If a child seems sad or withdrawn for 2-3 weeks, parents should be concerned

When we lose a beloved superstar like Robin Williams to an apparent suicide and learn he had been battling severe depression before his death, it's natural to think about our own loved ones.

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