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29 min ago | Los Angeles Times

4 teens charged with murder in beating death of USC graduate student

The family of slaying suspect Andrew Garcia speaks to the media Tuesday after the suspects were arraigned.

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Related Topix: Family, Teenagers, Death Penalty

4 hrs ago | Science Daily

Drinking sugar-sweetened beverages during adolescence impairs memory, animal study suggests

Daily consumption of beverages sweetened with high-fructose corn syrup or sucrose can impair the ability to learn and remember information, particularly when consumption occurs during adolescence, a study done in rats suggests.

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8 hrs ago | Chambersburg Public Opinion

Arraignment delayed for teens in USC student death

An arraignment has been postponed for four teens charged with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student from China.

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Related Topix: East Providence, RI, Providence, RI, Opinion

12 hrs ago | WFIE-TV Evansville

Small cars fare poorly in crash tests

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

16 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Terror threats at chemical plants underestimated

Testing software provider ExamSoft Worldwide Inc. says a processing issue has caused a delay for some bar exam takers in multiple states in submitting their answers.

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Related Topix: Pennsylvania

16 hrs ago | WTHR-TV Indianapolis

Spanish, Catalonia leaders meet on secession push

FILE - In this July 25, 2012 file photo, Artur Mas, president of the Catalan regional government, speaks during an extraordinary parliamentary session on the fiscal pact at the Parliament of Catalonia in Barcelona, Spain.

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Related Topix: Spain, World News, Pennsylvania

Tue Jul 29, 2014

The Las Vegas Sun

Brown: California willing to shelter more migrants

California Gov. Jerry Brown said Tuesday his state is willing to shelter more migrant children from Central America if needed but reiterated that the United States needs to find a long-term solution to the immigration crisis.

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Related Topix: California, Jerry Brown, US Governors, North America Travel, Travel, Mexico Travel, Ventura County, CA

WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

Broken water main floods UCLA; 5 people rescued

A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of... A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, trapping people in underground parking ... (more)

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, Westwood (Los Angeles, CA)

WFMJ-TV Youngstown

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A broken water main near the UCLA campus Tuesday sent a geyser of water some 30 feet into the air, forced the rescue of people trapped in underground parking garages and covered some of the best-known parts of... Officials say a broken water pipe that flooded parts of the UCLA campus has been shut off after releasing millions of gallons of water.

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Related Topix: Prison, Boulder County, CO

The Republic

4 teens charged with murder in USC student's death

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a study group.

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Related Topix: World News, China, Asia

NBC12

Senate passes highway bill, sends it back to House

A four-day search for an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son came to a grim end Tuesday as authorities discovered their bodies in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains, authorities said Tuesday.

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Related Topix: Barbara Boxer, US Politics, US News, US Senate, Democrat, Senator Tom Carper, Republican, Bob Corker

NBC29

Sam factor prepares Rams for sensitivity session

The NCAA has agreed to settle a class-action head injury lawsuit by creating a $70 million fund to diagnose thousands of current and former college athletes to determine if they suffered brain trauma playing... The NCAA agreed on Tuesday to help athletes with head injuries in a proposed settlement of a class-action lawsuit that college sports' ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform

KAUZ

Arrest made in California tuberculosis case

Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a baseball bat and wrench as he walked to his off-campus apartment after meeting with a... Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a ... (more)

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Related Topix: California, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat, Immigration Reform

NBC12

Israel hits symbols of Hamas rule; 128 killed

Most of the 1,200 people driven to evacuate by a Northern California wildfire that destroyed 13 homes have been told they can safely return after a series of steady gains in the firefight.

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Related Topix: Israel, World News, Middle East, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks, US Politics, US News, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

NBC12

Jury awards Ventura $1.8M in defamation case

Fire crews gained ground Tuesday on two of the largest wildfires in California, lifting evacuation orders for about half the homes in the path of a blaze in Yosemite National Park and redeploying firefighters battling... Four teens were charged Tuesday with murder in the fatal beating of a University of Southern California graduate student with a ... (more)

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Related Topix: Immigration Reform, US Military, US Navy, Natural Disasters, Wildfire, Fire, Yosemite National Park, US National Parks

WALB-TV Albany

4 charged with murder in death of USC student

By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay discrimination in Africa is on the agenda at... By DAVID CRARY AP National Writer Human rights and gay rights activists on Tuesday urged President Barack Obama to ensure that the issue of anti-gay ... (more)

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, US Politics, US News, Barack Obama, Patrick Leahy, US Senate, Democrat

Boxoffice

Christie's Donation to the USC School of Cinematic Arts Launches Immersive Cinematic Experience

Christie, a global leader in advanced cinema technologies and visual display solutions, continued its technology partnership recently with the University of Southern California's School of Cinematic Arts by launching a state-of-the-art cinema experience at USC's showcase Theatre, the Eileen Norris Theatre.

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Related Topix: Hollywood (Los Angeles, CA), Los Angeles, CA

Times Herald

Survey: 56% of parents grade tech at kid's school adequate

Two students attend a technology class at Brooklyn Prospect Charter School in Brooklyn, N.Y., on Oct. 23, 2012.

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Related Topix: Brooklyn, NY, New York, NY, Education Etc.

USA Today

Study: Young troops report more sex woes than civilians

Young troops suffer from erectile dysfunction at nearly three times the rate of civilians their own age, according to a new study out of the University of Southern California.

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Related Topix: Erectile Dysfunction, Medicine, Health

ABC News

Rare Storm at California Beach Hard to See Coming

A thunderstorm formed so rapidly over a Southern California beach that experts said Monday it was impossible for anyone to predict a lightning strike would turn a day of carefree fun into one of terror.

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Related Topix: Tornado, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Marijuana, Explosion

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