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California, officially the State of California, is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States of America. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area, and is also the world's thirty-fourth most populous subnational entity. California is also the most populated subnational entity in North America, and has its state capital in Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.


U.S. Supreme Court backs religious groups in NY [Video]

U.S. Supreme Court backs religious groups in NY

The U.S. Supreme Court late on Wednesday (November 25) backed Christian and Jewish houses of worship challenging New York state's latest restrictions in novel coronavirus hot spots. Bryan Wood reports.

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Joe Biden Wants To Make Gig-workers Full-time Employees [Video]

Joe Biden Wants To Make Gig-workers Full-time Employees

CHANDAN KHANNA/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden's presidency is likely good news for Uber and Lyft. The companies won big in California with Prop. 22, a law the President-elect was vocally opposed to...

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COVID surge? Get Thanksgiving to go [Video]

COVID surge? Get Thanksgiving to go

As coronavirus cases surge across the U.S. and officials urge Americans not to travel for Thanksgiving family get-togethers, restaurants are stepping in to offer holiday dinners to go. Bryan Wood..

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Newsom apologizes for breaking COVID rules [Video]

Newsom apologizes for breaking COVID rules

California Governor Gavin Newsom apologized for flouting his own coronavirus guidelines at a restaurant earlier this month.

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Millions travel for Thanksgiving despite warnings [Video]

Millions travel for Thanksgiving despite warnings

[NFA] The U.S. Transportation Security Administration screened over 3 million passengers this weekend ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday, its busiest weekend since mid-March, as people ignored a call..

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California Governor Issues Overnight Stay-at-Home Order [Video]

California Governor Issues Overnight Stay-at-Home Order

Governor Gavin Newsom has issued a new stay-at-home order in California meant to curb the spread of COVID-19.

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Protesters defy curfew in Huntington Beach [Video]

Protesters defy curfew in Huntington Beach

Protesters gathered at a pier in California's Huntington Beach on Saturday night (November 21) in defiance of a 10pm state curfew put in place to curb a new surge in coronavirus infections.

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Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again [Video]

Panic buying of toilet paper hits U.S. stores again

Toilet paper aisles are emptying again as COVID-19 curfews and shutdowns in states from California to New York send pandemic-weary shoppers on a new scramble for essentials. Fred Katayama reports.

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Bobby Brown Jr. dies in Los Angeles [Video]

Bobby Brown Jr. dies in Los Angeles

According to Los Angeles police, the son of singer Bobby Brown was found dead on Wednesday at a home in Encino, California.

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FDA Approves First At-Home Rapid Coronavirus Test [Video]

FDA Approves First At-Home Rapid Coronavirus Test

The 30-minute test kit was developed by California-based company Lucira Health.

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Naya Rivera's ex files wrongful death lawsuit on son's behalf [Video]

Naya Rivera's ex files wrongful death lawsuit on son's behalf

Actor Ryan Dorsey has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against officials in Ventura County, California, holding them responsible for the drowning of his ex-wife, Naya Rivera.

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'We're more than double' prior surge -Omaha nurse [Video]

'We're more than double' prior surge -Omaha nurse

[NFA] Ten months into America’s worst health crisis in a century, and as COVID-19 cases surge worse than ever, the country’s front line workers are fighting misinformation, resistance to..

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Governors tighten restrictions as COVID-19 surges [Video]

Governors tighten restrictions as COVID-19 surges

[NFA] As total U.S. infections crossed the 11 million mark - just over a week after hitting 10 million - states and cities across the nation reimposed restrictions to stem the resurgent virus that is..

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COVID-19 cases doubled in 10 days -California gov [Video]

COVID-19 cases doubled in 10 days -California gov

California Governor Gavin Newsom tightened restrictions on Monday, ordering many non-essential businesses to close in 41 counties where the vast majority of the state's 40 million residents live.

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NEWS OF THE WEEK: Jonathan Rhys Meyers reportedly arrested for DUI in Malibu [Video]

NEWS OF THE WEEK: Jonathan Rhys Meyers reportedly arrested for DUI in Malibu

Irish actor Jonathan Rhys Meyers has reportedly been arrested for driving under the influence in Malibu, California.

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A 'dangerous situation': COVID-19 deaths surge [Video]

A 'dangerous situation': COVID-19 deaths surge

[NFA] New U.S. COVID-19 infections climbed by more than 177,000 on Friday, setting another daily record, according to a Reuters tally, and in another troublesome trend, the U.S. has averaged over 1,000..

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Restrictions grow as pandemic rages in the U.S. [Video]

Restrictions grow as pandemic rages in the U.S.

[NFA] Cities across the United States are imposing new restrictions in an effort to slow the spread of record new coronavirus infections but a top advisor for President-Elect Joe Biden said there are..

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