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
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
Spanky and Pippin are literally party animals in the Los Angeles nightlife scene. | Video
LOS ANGELES Making a cameo in the "Mamma Mia!" movie sequel gave Cher a taste for the music of ABBA. | Video
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
VACAVILLE, Calif. One of Fernando Murillo's greatest fears is dying in prison. | Video
(This June 4 story was refiled to correct spelling of name, title of source in paragraph 21) | Video
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."
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
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.