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California: State of the United States
California is a state in the Western United States. It is bordered by Nevada to the east, Arizona to the southeast, the Pacific Ocean to the west, Oregon to the north, and the Mexican state of Baja California to the south. With over 39.5 million residents across a total area of approximately 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), it is the most populous and the third-largest U.S. state by area. It is also the most populated subnational entity in North America and the 34th most populous in the world. The Greater Los Angeles area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second and fifth most populous urban regions respectively, with the former having more than 18.7 million residents and the latter having over 9.6 million. Sacramento is the state's capital, while Los Angeles is the most populous city in the state and the second most populous city in the country. Los Angeles County is the country's most populous, while San Bernardino County is the largest county by area in the country. San Francisco, which is both a city and county, is the second most densely populated major city in the country and the fifth most densely populated county in the country, behind four of New York City's five boroughs.

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Angelina Jolie scores huge legal victory amid child custody battle with Brad Pitt [Video]

Angelina Jolie scores huge legal victory amid child custody battle with Brad Pitt

Last week, lawmakers at California's 2nd District Court of Appeal agreed with the Maleficent star that John Ouderkirk should have disclosed prior business dealings with Pitt's lawyers

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California's largest fire torches more homes [Video]

California's largest fire torches more homes

California's largest fire torches more homes

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Sean Penn Refuses to Return to 'Gaslit' Watergate Series Until Cast and Crew Are Vaccinated | THR News [Video]

Sean Penn Refuses to Return to 'Gaslit' Watergate Series Until Cast and Crew Are Vaccinated | THR News

The actor’s move comes as the delta variant of COVID-19 is creating a huge spike in new cases in California.

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Ex-marine walks border protesting deported veterans [Video]

Ex-marine walks border protesting deported veterans

U.S. military veteran Ramon Castro is in the middle of a 2,000-mile trek across the length of the U.S.-Mexico border to draw attention to the plight of U.S. veterans sent back to their countries of..

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Brianna Keilar pushes back on city leader: That's anti-science [Video]

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Torrance, California, City Councilmember Aurelio Mattucci tells CNN’s Brianna Keilar why he is not in favor of Los Angeles County bringing back a mask mandate.

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Harvey Weinstein pleads not guilty to LA rape charges [Video]

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Former Hollywood producer Harvey Weinstein pleaded not guilty on Wednesday to charges of rape and sexual assault involving five women in Los Angeles ahead of a second trial. Gloria Tso reports.

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Watch cattle flee as California wildfire rages [Video]

Watch cattle flee as California wildfire rages

Wildfires are blazing in 13 states across the the US, burning more than 1 million acres in western states, according to the National Interagency Fire Center.

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Rep. McCarthy blasts Pelosi: She has 'broken this institution' [Video]

Rep. McCarthy blasts Pelosi: She has 'broken this institution'

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) announced the GOP is pulling all members from the January 6 select committee after Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) announced the rejection of two Republicans..

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GOP Leader Sticks Election Deniers On Jan. 6 Committee [Video]

GOP Leader Sticks Election Deniers On Jan. 6 Committee

Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) nominated five staunch Trump supporters to the select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.

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'We lost': U.S. veteran laments Afghanistan war [Video]

'We lost': U.S. veteran laments Afghanistan war

Once a special operations forces Marine Raider in Afghanistan, 41-year-old veteran Jason Lilley has had to work through feelings of anger and betrayal for fighting a war in which "the whole point was..

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Major California fire prompts evacuations [Video]

Major California fire prompts evacuations

A rapidly growing wildfire south of Lake Tahoe jumped a highway, prompting more evacuation orders and the cancellation of an extreme bike ride through the Sierra Nevada on Saturday as critically..

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Guaranteed income:the 'social vaccine' for the 21st century? [Video]

Guaranteed income:the 'social vaccine' for the 21st century?

California passed a program to distribute monthly $1000 checks to residents, just as families of nearly 60 million children began receiving their first monthly federal child tax credit payments. Will..

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Raging wildfires take toll on Oregon firefighters [Video]

Raging wildfires take toll on Oregon firefighters

Firefighters struggle to contain a massive Oregon fire that has displaced hundreds of residents, as new blazes erupted in neighboring states in an unusually early start to the western wildfire season...

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Small town in N. Caifornia devasted by wildfire [Video]

Small town in N. Caifornia devasted by wildfire

Beverly Houdyshell returned to her home this week in a small Northern California town to find nothing but ashes and debris.

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Wildfires rage in California and Oregon amid scorching heatwave [Video]

Wildfires rage in California and Oregon amid scorching heatwave

Firefighters working in searing heat are struggling to contain the largest wildfire in California so far this year.

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US suffering worst wildfire season in a decade [Video]

US suffering worst wildfire season in a decade

The US wildfire season is off to its worst start in a decade, especially in California. CNN’s Stephanie Elam reports.

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California drought leaves some residents without water [Video]

California drought leaves some residents without water

California temperatures continue to climb into the triple digits, worsening the West’s unprecedented drought. CNN’s Stephanie Elam reports.

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California fires advance as heat wave covers West [Video]

California fires advance as heat wave covers West

Firefighters were struggling to contain an exploding Northern California wildfire under blazing temperatures as another heat wave hits the U.S. West this weekend

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California battles wildfire as blazing heat hits western US [Video]

California battles wildfire as blazing heat hits western US

The ‘record-breaking heat’ is expected to affect much of the west and southwest US over the weekend, the weather centre warns.

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California earthquake caught on camera [Video]

California earthquake caught on camera

A strong earthquake hit near Lake Tahoe and could be felt in Northern California and Northern Nevada. Brett Durrant, who was traveling on highway 395 near Coleville, California, captured the effects of..

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Wildfires hit northern California as temperatures pass 100F [Video]

Wildfires hit northern California as temperatures pass 100F

Firefighters are battling flames in northern California as three large wildfires spread across the region.A heatwave in the north-west US has seen temperatures soar to above 100F.

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Pelosi Names Liz Cheney To Jan. 6 Committee [Video]

Pelosi Names Liz Cheney To Jan. 6 Committee

Rep. Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) named Rep. Liz Cheney (R-WY) to a select committee to investigate the Jan.6 attack.

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Watch bears take a dip as temperatures soar [Video]

Watch bears take a dip as temperatures soar

As temperatures soared during a recent heat wave in North America, bears in Canada and California were seen taking a swim during the harsh conditions.

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CA theme park reopens but short on workers [Video]

CA theme park reopens but short on workers

California's 114-year-old Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk Amusement Park is operating with only about 1,000 employees - half the usual number for the summer season. The shutdown and lack of much advance..

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