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Jane Ross

In Texas Senate race, O'Rourke and Cruz stand squarely apart

Oct 09 2018

AUSTIN, Texas Beto O'Rourke, the charismatic, Democratic first-term U.S. congressman who is challenging Republican U.S. Senator Ted Cruz in the traditionally deep red state of Texas, summed up his campaign simply: "It's extraordinary." | Video

Crosses in Arizona desert mark where 'American dream ended' for migrants

Oct 04 2018

SONORAN DESERT, Ariz. The brightly-colored crosses that Alvaro Enciso plants in the unforgiving hard sand of Arizona's Sonoran desert mark what he calls 'the end of an American dream' - the places where a migrant died after crossing the U.S.-Mexico border. | Video

Dwarf goats make the party scene in Los Angeles

Sep 26 2018

Spanky and Pippin are literally party animals in the Los Angeles nightlife scene. | Video

Cher turns back time with album of ABBA cover versions

Sep 20 2018

LOS ANGELES Making a cameo in the "Mamma Mia!" movie sequel gave Cher a taste for the music of ABBA. | Video

California farmers and Mexican cheese sales, U.S. trade war takes a toll

Jul 29 2018

TULARE, Calif. Stephen Mancebo, a fourth-generation California dairy farmer with 2,300 cows, has battled ups and downs in his temperamental industry for a quarter-century only to find himself a casualty of a U.S trade war with one of his biggest customers - Mexico. | Video

Inside the prison hospice where no inmate dies alone

Jun 19 2018

VACAVILLE, Calif. One of Fernando Murillo's greatest fears is dying in prison. | Video

California city fights poverty with guaranteed income

Jun 06 2018

(This June 4 story was refiled to correct spelling of name, title of source in paragraph 21) | Video

African-Americans hail UK royal wedding's nod to black history, culture

May 19 2018

LOS ANGELES Hometown and racial pride fired up royal wedding watchers across the United States on Saturday, from pre-dawn partiers wearing pajamas and fancy hats in Los Angeles to Twitter posts from Miami to Indianapolis hailing "the blackest royal wedding the U.K. has ever seen."

Meghan Markle's Los Angeles school toasts its most famous alumna

May 16 2018

LOS ANGELES With a choreographed dance routine and plenty of British and American flags, students at the Los Angeles school attended by American actress Meghan Markle saluted their most famous alumna on Tuesday, days before she is to wed Britain's Prince Harry. | Video

Surfing - New surf era as world's best compete on artificial waves

May 05 2018

LEMOORE, California Surfing rides into a new era this weekend as the world's best compete on artificial waves in the World Surf League (WSL) Founders' Cup team event.

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