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USC coach who made fake crew profile for Lori Loughlin's daughter agrees to plead guilty

The University of Southern California coach who created fake athletic profiles for the children of wealthy parents, including Lori Loughlin's daughter Olivia Jade Giannulli, agreed to plead guilty in the college admissions scam on Tuesday.

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Hawaii’s islands are under threat from rising sea levels, experts warn

Known for its scenic landscape, tropical climate and beautiful beaches, Hawaii is a tourist destination for people around the world. But concerns have arisen that its iconic Waikiki Beach could soon be underwater as rising sea levels caused by climate change overtake its white sand beaches and bustling city streets.

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New Mexico militia leader's arrest connected to 2017 FBI search of his home

The militia group United Constitutional Patriots has recently uploaded videos of members stopping migrants at the border, sometimes at gunpoint. ...

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Central American migrant numbers are not Mexico's fault: minister

Mexico is not to blame for a recent increase in the number of Central American migrants entering the country, Interior Minister Olga Sanchez said on ...

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Experts hope to free entangled California gray whale

Ocean wildlife experts are urging boaters along the Southern California coast to keep an eye out for a juvenile gray whale tangled in a fish net

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Ex-USC soccer coach to plead guilty in college admissions scandal

A former University of Southern California assistant women's soccer coach has agreed to plead guilty to engaging in a racketeering scheme in which ...

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UN: Malawi is 1st Nation to Use Malaria Vaccine to Help Kids

The World Health Organization says Malawi has become the first country to begin immunizing children against malaria, using the only licensed vaccine to protect against the mosquito-spread disease. Although the vaccine only protects about one-third ...

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Zimbabwe Wildlife Orphanage Rescues, Educates Against Poaching

An animal orphanage in Zimbabwe is one of the organizations leading efforts to ensure poaching and development do not wipe out the wildlife of the southern African nation.  About half an hour drive southeast of Bulawayo is a special orphanage caring for abandoned and injured animals. The Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage is home to 25 animal ...

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Officials investigate measles outbreak in Southern California

Some of the locations where people may have been exposed include two college campuses around L.A. and the international terminal at LAX Airport

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The best places to visit in Mexico

Considering a trip to Mexico but don't know where to start? Whether it's the hustle and bustle of Mexico City or a quiet retreat such as Isla Holbox, ...

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Mexico flags U.S. border delays as harmful to both countries

Mexico's Foreign Ministry said on Monday that speeding up the flow of goods on the U.S. border is a matter of urgency and that slowdowns are ...

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This militia group detained migrants at the border. Then their leader got arrested

After posting videos showing armed men wearing military fatigues detaining migrants who just crossed the border into New Mexico, a militia group known as the United Constitutional Patriots now finds itself under fire.

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The fight against Amazon deforestation

Scientists say our planet's levels of carbon dioxide are on the rise, partly because so many trees have been cut down in the world's largest tropical rain forest. Vladimir Duthiers reports from Brazil.

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Inside the fight against deforestation in the Amazon rainforest

Scientists say our planet's levels of carbon dioxide are on the rise, partly because so many trees have been cut down in the world's largest tropical rain forest. Vladimir Duthiers reports from Brazil.

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F.B.I. Was Told That Militia in New Mexico Planned to Kill Obama and Clinton

Larry Mitchell Hopkins, leader of an armed group that detained migrant families along the border, appeared in federal court on Monday to face a weapons charge.

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ICE Faces Migrant Detention Crunch as Border Chaos Spills Into Interior of the Country

The crunch in space for processing migrants at the southern border is spreading to ICE detention centers across the country, which are now struggling ...

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Oldest southern sea otter in captivity dies in California

Charlie, the oldest southern sea otter held by any zoo or aquarium, has died in California

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SeaWorld Publishes Decades of Orca Data to Help Wild Whales

The endangered killer whales of the Pacific Northwest live very different lives from orcas in captivity. They swim up to 100 miles (161 kilometers) a day in pursuit of salmon, instead of being fed a steady diet of baitfish and multivitamins. Their playful splashing awes and entertains kayakers and passengers on Washington state ferries instead ...

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Leader of militia at US border boasted of training to kill Obama – FBI

Larry Hopkins, arrested Friday on weapons charges, allegedly said his group also trained to assassinate Hillary Clinton and George SorosThe leader of an armed group that is stopping undocumented migrants who cross into the US from Mexico once boasted about training to assassinate Barack Obama, Hillary Clinton and George Soros, an FBI agent said in ...

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Don’t Call It Tex-Mex

A writer and chef is on a quest to tell the world about Texas Mexican food, the cooking of South Texas and northern Mexico that predates and spans the border.

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Seeds of Discontent: Argentina's Farmers Turn Cool on Their Man Macri

Argentine President Mauricio Macri rode to power in 2015 promising to bolster the farming sector and cut back taxes that had stymied exports. The ...

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Zimbabwe Wildlife Orphanage Rescues Animals, Educates Against Poaching

An animal orphanage in Zimbabwe is one of the organizations leading efforts to ensure poaching and other factors do not entirely destroy wildlife in ...

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Moderate earthquake shakes Mexico, no damage reported

A moderate earthquake shook buildings in Mexico City on Monday, sending people running into the street for safety, but authorities said there were no ...

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Migrants traveling through Mexico see less support, aid

"I thought that with the baby, people would help me on road," said one migrant mother who had heard other caravans had received assistance.

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A Real Estate Mogul Seeks to Expand His Influence Over Los Angeles

Rick J. Caruso, a developer and chairman of the board of trustees at the University of Southern California, has become a figure of increasing influence in the city.

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Hiker discovers cute 'abandoned puppy,' gets big surprise

A hiker in Southern California thought he had found an abandoned puppy in a canyon recently. The cute animal, however, was not all that it seemed.

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SpaceX Suffers Serious Setback with Crew Capsule Accident

SpaceX has suffered a serious setback in its effort to launch NASA astronauts into orbit this year, with the fiery loss of its first crew capsule during testing. Over the weekend, the company's recently flown Dragon crew capsule was engulfed in ...

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