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  • Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video: 19 million views in 1 day

    Miley Cyrus' 'Wrecking Ball' video: 19 million views in 1 day
    Nothing like a little -- make that lots of -- nude cavorting on heavy construction equipment to catch viewers’ attention, which Miley Cyrus did in record numbers upon Monday’s premiere of the music video for her single “Wrecking Ball.&...
  • Pictures in the News | June 17, 2013

     
    Pictures in the News from around the world....
  • Egypt unrest: Islamists' opponents question accounts of shooting

    Egypt unrest: Islamists' opponents question accounts of shooting
    CAIRO – As the Muslim Brotherhood reeled from the deaths of dozens of supporters Monday, many of its opponents voiced skepticism of the Islamists' claims that Egyptian soldiers fired on peaceful demonstrators while they were saying the dawn prayer....
  • Study links heavy pollution in China to lower life expectancy

    Study links heavy pollution in China to lower life expectancy
    BEIJING – Life expectancy is 5.5 years lower in northern China than in the south because of heavy air pollution, a study examining 20 years of data concludes. The research -- published Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of...
  • 19 fallen firefighters plunge Prescott, Ariz., into grief

    19 fallen firefighters plunge Prescott, Ariz., into grief
    PRESCOTT, ARIZ. -- In the business of firefighting, they're known as "hotshots." Grateful residents here remember them as a rambunctious but respectful bunch: pranksters, sometimes, but dedicated and energetic professionals. Their boss, Prescott Fire...
  • Heat wave to hit Southern California late this week, forecast says

    Look for very hot weather late this week, the National Weather Service said Monday. With a large ridge of high pressure expanding over the Los Angeles area, inland regions may see record-breaking heat, agency forecasters said. Temperatures are...
  • Colleges nationwide may look at California's affirmative action plan

    Colleges nationwide may look at California's affirmative action plan
    With the Supreme Court handing down a tentative decision on affirmative action Monday, many colleges nationwide may look to California, where voters banned racial preferences in 1996. The 7-1 decision, joined by both conservatives and liberals, tells...
  • Philadelphia building collapse suspect to stay in jail

    Philadelphia building collapse suspect to stay in jail
    The crane operator accused of being high while demolishing a Philadelphia building, which then collapsed and killed six people, was denied bail Sunday. Sean Benschop, 42, is expected to face six counts of involuntary manslaughter, 13 counts of...
  • Four-alarm fire engulfs Burbank carpet store

    A fire destroyed a Burbank carpet and flooring company Monday, burning for more than two hours before it was extinguished, authorities said. The four-alarm blaze at Beauty-Kiss Floor & Window Coverings was reported around 10:15 a.m., said Burbank Fire...
  • Sen. John McCain makes surprise visit to Syria to meet rebels

    Sen. John McCain makes surprise visit to Syria to meet rebels
    Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) paid a surprise visit to Syria on Monday and spoke with rebel leaders allied with the Free Syrian Army about the ongoing conflict with forces loyal to Syrian President Bashar Assad. McCain’s office confirmed his visit...
  • Sen. Boxer suggests Edison 'misled' public on San Onofre plant

    Sen. Boxer suggests Edison 'misled' public on San Onofre plant
    A letter sent by a Southern California Edison executive in 2004 shows the company was concerned about the possibility of design flaws in replacement steam generators manufactured by Mitsubishi Heavy Industries that could lead to the type of "disastrous"...