Democratic presidential candidates Hillary Clinton and Bernie Sanders are in a virtual tie two weeks ahead of the primary election in California, with Sanders eliminating the modest advantage she held two months ago, according to a new statewide poll released late Wednesday.
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California is so heavily Democratic that no Republican has carried the state since George H.W. Bush in 1988. Yet Donald Trump, buoyed by a rise in national polls and seizing on manufacturing losses in the state, said Wednesday, “We’re going to make a big, big play for California.”
California red-legged frogs and Western pond turtles – both missing from most of Yosemite Natonal Park for decades – are also being reintroduced under a partnership with the San Francisco Zoo & Gardens.
Wrestler Hulk Hogan had a heavyweight in his corner in his legal battle with Gawker: A billionaire Silicon Valley investor who made it his mission to destroy the online gossip site after it outed him as being gay.
The former owner of a horse adopted by former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart and his wife at their animal sanctuary says the horse was used for children’s finger-painting parties, not shot by paintballs as originally reported by the SPCA.
Michelle Obama plans to address 105 Native American high school graduates Thursday during a commencement speech that comes as she tries to spotlight the plight of tribal youth in the final months of her husband's presidency.
Three pieces of debris found washed ashore in Mozambique and the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius will be examined by investigators in Australia to see if they came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, officials said Thursday.
Protesters rallied outside a McDonald's for higher wage, and the company says employees at its headquarters were working from home Wednesday ahead of more planned demonstrations tied to its annual shareholders' meeting.
The Philippines' presumptive president-elect said Thursday he apologized to Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau over the beheading by Muslim militants of a Canadian hostage in the southern province of Sulu.