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  • Santa Ana winds batter Southern California; fire danger high

    Santa Ana winds batter Southern California; fire danger high
    Wind gust topping 50 mph were reported in some parts of Southern California on Friday as Santa Ana winds battered the region. The strong winds and dry conditions have officials worried about wildfires this weekend. Red flag warnings are in affect this...
  • Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground

     Battling Alzheimer's, and slowly losing ground
    His eyes misted up momentarily as he surreptitiously scanned the medical building for a clue to the name. He then shook his head in frustration and looked away, unable to dredge up the words he sought. Jim Garner, 51, has mild cognitive impairment,...
  • Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation

    Brush fire at Camp Pendleton forces housing evacuation
    A brush fire Saturday afternoon at Camp Pendleton burned more than 250 acres, damaged three buildings and forced evacuation from an housing area, officials said. The fire broke out about 12:45 p.m. in the Lake O'Neil area of the sprawling base....
  • Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine

    Professors at Berkeley and Stanford share Nobel Prize for medicine
    Professors of molecular and cellular biology at UC Berkeley and Stanford University are sharing the 2013 Nobel Prize in physiology or medicine for their work in unraveling the mystery of a key cellular process. Randy W. Schekman of Berkeley and Thomas...
  • Men accused of throwing 'shake and bake' meth lab at Lake deputy

    Two men will need to be decontaminated before they're booked into jail after authorities say they threw a bottle with ingredients used to make meth at a Lake County deputy Monday morning. The run in began around 8:30 a.m. when deputies received a call...
  • Breaking Boise: Idaho governor proclaims Oct. 1 Aaron Paul Day

    Breaking Boise: Idaho governor proclaims Oct. 1 Aaron Paul Day
    Boise is crazy about its hometown son, Aaron Paul. Last month more than 700 fans showed up at Boise's historic Egyptian Theater to get a glimpse of Paul and watch a live stream of the third-to-last episode of Paul's hit show, "Breaking Bad." Soon...
  • What makes a Nobel laureate?

    What makes a Nobel laureate?
    This year's Nobel Prizes are being unveiled this week. Are there any predictors that point to who will be selected? Here's George Beadle's (medicine, 1958) response: "Study diligently. Respect DNA. Don't smoke. Don't drink. Avoid women and politics. That'...
  • 4-year-old boy brought crack to school

    4-year-old boy brought crack to school
    Officials in Philadelphia are wondering how a 4-year-old boy got the eight bags of crack-cocaine and $173 in cash he brought to his Pre-K class on Tuesday. The student showed the drugs and money to his classmates and one of them alerted the teacher, CBS...
  • Suzanne Somers is having sex — and a lot of it

    Suzanne Somers is having sex — and a lot of it
    Suzanne Somers is the luckiest woman in the whole, big, wide world. Hands down. The onetime "Three's Company" star, now 66, revealed Tuesday on "The Talk" that she has an active sex life. A very active sex life, with Alan Hamel, her husband of 36...
  • Ben Carson breaks new ground quoting Lenin to explain Obamacare

    Ben Carson breaks new ground quoting Lenin to explain Obamacare
    Ben Carson wasted no time in his first appearance as an official, on-the-payroll contributor to Fox Wednesday night quoting Vladimir Lenin and Saul Alinsky in his first 50 seconds on air to show what he believes the president is really up to with...
  • Yacht captain's haul was 620-pounds of coke

    Honesty is always the best policy. Federal agents seized more than 280 kilograms of cocaine -- that's 282 bricks of coke -- from a luxury yacht that docked Sunday in downtown West Palm Beach, reports the South Florida Sun-Sentinel. Yacht captain...