Summer Zervos says Trump's phone records show he called her the day he allegedly sexually assaulted her
Summer Zervos says Trump's phone records show he called her the day he allegedly sexually assaulted her

'The Apprentice' contestant claims that Trump rang her to invite her to dinner, and she agreed to go thinking she would get some career advice.

New subspecies of fin whale identified using genetic research as scientists say there are more species yet to be discovered
New subspecies of fin whale identified using genetic research as scientists say there are more species yet to be discovered

Eric Archer, a geneticist at NOAA Fisheries' Southwest Fisheries Science Center in California, told MEA World Wide that even though they knew about the existence of fin whales in the North Pacific, this is the first time they've been recognized as a separate taxa

'It's okay to be white': Racist flyers posted at memorial for black East Tennessee State University students spark outrage
'It's okay to be white': Racist flyers posted at memorial for black East Tennessee State University students spark outrage

ETSU denounced the flyers on Saturday, November 2, stating that they were an attack on the university and its values

Arnold Schwarzenegger goes cycling with his 'hero' Greta Thunberg around Santa Monica after lending her his electric car earlier
Arnold Schwarzenegger goes cycling with his 'hero' Greta Thunberg around Santa Monica after lending her his electric car earlier

The 'Terminator' said in May this year that he was 'starstruck' when he met the teen activist for the first time. The Swedish sensation opened the summit of R20 Regions of Climate Change which was founded by the actor in 2011

Greta Thunberg left stranded as climate summit moves to Spain from Chile, asks for help to cross the Atlantic
Greta Thunberg left stranded as climate summit moves to Spain from Chile, asks for help to cross the Atlantic

The teenage climate change activist took to Twitter saying she has traveled halfway round the world 'the wrong way', seeking help to get to Spain.

New York City Foie gras ban: Animal right groups celebrate landmark win as chefs fume over 'short-sighted' decision
New York City Foie gras ban: Animal right groups celebrate landmark win as chefs fume over 'short-sighted' decision

Foie gras is the fattened liver of a duck or a goose, made by a process known as gavage, where the birds are force-fed through feeding tubes fattening their livers up to ten times its normal, healthy size.  The bill has brought on cheers from animal rights and welfare groups.   

Car crash after high speeed police chase sparks wildfire in California burning more than 300 acres
Car crash after high speeed police chase sparks wildfire in California burning more than 300 acres

The fire that had started at around 12:30 am had already eaten away 150 acres by 6 am and 300 acres by 8 am on Thursday

Parents shocked as California school lists sex hotline number instead of suicide prevention tipline on student ID cards
Parents shocked as California school lists sex hotline number instead of suicide prevention tipline on student ID cards

Superintendent of the Lancaster School District Michele Bowers said the school would collect the erroneous cards and issue new ones soon.

NCAA agrees to allow college athletes to make money from the use of their names and images in historic move
NCAA agrees to allow college athletes to make money from the use of their names and images in historic move

The governing body had vehemently protested when California passed a bill to allow the athletes to earn endorsement deals last month

Greta Thunberg refuses to accept $52,000 climate award: 'The movement does not need awards... we need politicians to listen to science'
Greta Thunberg refuses to accept $52,000 climate award: 'The movement does not need awards... we need politicians to listen to science'

Two fellow climate activists spoke on Thunberg's behalf at an award ceremony Tuesday in Stockholm for the regional inter-parliamentary Nordic Council's prizes, reading a statement thanking the group for the honor

Long Beach mass shooting: 3 killed, 9 injured in shooting at Halloween party in Southern California home
Long Beach mass shooting: 3 killed, 9 injured in shooting at Halloween party in Southern California home

Some witnesses say there might have been a Halloween party going on at the house

The Addie Andrews story: How an oppressed Mormon missionary turned her back on the church and embraced porn
The Addie Andrews story: How an oppressed Mormon missionary turned her back on the church and embraced porn

Growing up in a small town in the Pacific Northwest, Addie was born to really strict parents - so strict that they gave her little to no freedom, except that she was allowed to pick her own church. But things took a different turn in 2014 when she couldn't be a bridesmaid at her sister's wedding.

California declares emergency as 200,000 people ordered to flee homes as historic winds continue to fuel wildfires
California declares emergency as 200,000 people ordered to flee homes as historic winds continue to fuel wildfires

Millions were without electricity after the largest utility cut power in some areas as a precaution to prevent other fires.

California man recounts terrifying moment a woman hacked into his Nest camera and threatened to steal his toddler son
California man recounts terrifying moment a woman hacked into his Nest camera and threatened to steal his toddler son

Jack Newcombe expressed his frustration with Google, which owns Nest, saying their customer support was of no help whatsoever about the breach

Three Missouri children missing since 2017 found alive in Texas after being abducted by their mother
Three Missouri children missing since 2017 found alive in Texas after being abducted by their mother

All the children were under the age of 8 when they and 41-year-old Shawn Rodriguez left Saline County and disappeared.

Woman steals $42 Juul vape pen and tries escaping in waiting Lyft car, caught after driver refuses to take off
Woman steals $42 Juul vape pen and tries escaping in waiting Lyft car, caught after driver refuses to take off

The "heist" ended up costing 24-year old Kate Lamothe a lot more as she was asked to pay $350 as fine and court fees.

Whales off California coast were 'going nuts' after 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck along San Andreas fault
Whales off California coast were 'going nuts' after 4.7-magnitude earthquake struck along San Andreas fault

Passengers and crew on the Blue Ocean Whale Watch's 'High Spirits' watched in awe as several whales broke the surface simultaneously after the quake

Now you can stay at Barbie's real-life Malibu mansion as she lists it on Airbnb for $60 a night
Now you can stay at Barbie's real-life Malibu mansion as she lists it on Airbnb for $60 a night

Those who are interested in the opportunity will need to visit the listing on Airbnb and be the first to book it when the bookings open on October 23 at 11 am PDT. 

Fight breaks out at AMC movie theater in Burbank during 'Joker' screening
Fight breaks out at AMC movie theater in Burbank during 'Joker' screening

The theater is located at 125 E. Palm Avenue. Firetrucks, as well as police vehicles, were seen outside the location on Tuesday morning.

California man drives more than 200 miles to police station with a body in his car, confesses to killing four relatives
California man drives more than 200 miles to police station with a body in his car, confesses to killing four relatives

The man, whose identity is yet to be revealed, told Mount Shasta police in Siskiyou County that he had murdered four relatives in an apartment in Roseville in Placer County

Body of Utah tech CEO found inside rental car in San Jose after she was reported missing during a business trip
Body of Utah tech CEO found inside rental car in San Jose after she was reported missing during a business trip

Erin Valenti's body was reportedly found on October 12 in the 6500 block of Bose Lane in San Jose, California and her death is currently under investigation.

California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023
California becomes first US state to ban manufacture and sale of animal fur products starting 2023

The fur ban doesn't apply to used products or those used for religious or tribal purposes. And it excludes the sale of leather, dog and cat fur, cowhides, deer, sheep and goat skin and anything preserved through taxidermy.

California man, 67, with progressive lung disease died minutes after his oxygen tank lost power during planned shut-off, says family
California man, 67, with progressive lung disease died minutes after his oxygen tank lost power during planned shut-off, says family

Robert Mardis Sr. was heavily reliant on an electric oxygen tank to help cope with his COPD. When PG&E cut power on October 9, he did not survive.

Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list
Survey names Vermont's South Burlington as best city for people with disabilities; big cities fail to find place in Top 10 list

While South Burlington in Vermont with population less than 20,000 was found to be the best city for disabled persons, Providence in Rhode Island was ranked the last among 182 cities that were covered by the survey. None of the 10 most populous cities got a place in the top 10.

San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix breaks into Arizona home through doggie door, gets tased by owner
San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix breaks into Arizona home through doggie door, gets tased by owner

San Diego Padres pitcher Jacob Nix broke into an Arizona home via the doggie door only to be kicked in the face and tased by the owner.

Democratic presidential candidates bring focus back on gun violence at Las Vegas forum amid impeachment calls
Democratic presidential candidates bring focus back on gun violence at Las Vegas forum amid impeachment calls

Nine presidential aspirants debated measures for curbing the menace at the event organized to mark the second anniversary of the deadly Las Vegas shooting that killed 58 and left several hundreds injured

California defies NCAA, will allow college athletes to earn from endorsement deals, hire agents to represent them
California defies NCAA, will allow college athletes to earn from endorsement deals, hire agents to represent them

The NCAA called the move unnecessary saying the athletes are already compensated in the form of academic scholarships and cost-of-attendance payments

California cop forced to call off high-speed chase after Tesla patrol car runs out of battery mid-pursuit
California cop forced to call off high-speed chase after Tesla patrol car runs out of battery mid-pursuit

The Fremont Police Department had started using the electric cars as part of a pilot program aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions by 25 percent from its 2005 baseline by 2020

Georgia man tells Spanish-speaking teenager to 'speak English' in crowded restaurant, boasts about being racist in viral video
Georgia man tells Spanish-speaking teenager to 'speak English' in crowded restaurant, boasts about being racist in viral video

19-year-old Cristine Riofrio, who was born in California, was targeted at a McDonald's by a middle-aged man who was an employee at the sheriff's office

Air Canada forced 12-year-old Muslim girl who plays for US squash team to remove her hijab in public before boarding flight
Air Canada forced 12-year-old Muslim girl who plays for US squash team to remove her hijab in public before boarding flight

Fatima Abdelrahman was traveling with her squash teammates when she was stopped by the employees of Air Canada as she was about to board her flight to Toronto for a squash tournament.

New York vape ban: Local businesses suffer as experts warn against blowback from hasty regulation
New York vape ban: Local businesses suffer as experts warn against blowback from hasty regulation

Governor Andrew Cuomo and state Health Commissioner Howard Zucker urged New Yorkers to stop vaping putting many businesses at risk of bankruptcy

Facebook employee dies after jumping off building at company's Menlo Park headquarters, police rule out foul play
Facebook employee dies after jumping off building at company's Menlo Park headquarters, police rule out foul play

Dispatch received a call at about 11.30 am on Thursday, September 19, after horrified bystanders at Menlo Park, California, witnessed an adult male jump from the terrace of a four-story building on the 100 block of Jefferson Drive

Local jails in US states impact more people than previously thought and are in desperate need of reform, reveals new study
Local jails in US states impact more people than previously thought and are in desperate need of reform, reveals new study

While debate continues over tackling America's high incarceration rate, not much talk is dedicated to the county and city jails that affect a lot more people

The Decline and Fall of Ed Buck: A sordid tale of sex, drugs and politics
The Decline and Fall of Ed Buck: A sordid tale of sex, drugs and politics

Buck has political links with political heavyweights like former president Barack Obama and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.

Colt to stop production of AR-15 rifles for civilians, says enough guns are available in the market
Colt to stop production of AR-15 rifles for civilians, says enough guns are available in the market

In a statement released on September 19, president and chief executive officer Dennis Veilleux said, that over the last few years, the market for modern sporting rifles has experienced significant excess manufacturing capacity

Trump says he likes to 'leave a tip' at hotels after photos emerge of $20 bills coming out of his back pocket
Trump says he likes to 'leave a tip' at hotels after photos emerge of $20 bills coming out of his back pocket

The notes were visible in the president's backpocket when he boarded Air Force One on Tuesday, in Mountain View, California.

California anti-vaxxers compare themselves to civil rights activists, sing 'We Shall Overcome' at Senate sit-in protest
California anti-vaxxers compare themselves to civil rights activists, sing 'We Shall Overcome' at Senate sit-in protest

The protesters occupied the capitol in Sacramento this month in an attempt to protest legislation cracking down on medical exemptions for childhood immunizations

Trump's $15m fundraising blitz in California sees hundreds take part in demonstrations against his 'toxic message'
Trump's $15m fundraising blitz in California sees hundreds take part in demonstrations against his 'toxic message'

Trump, on Tuesday, executed a lunch-dinner-breakfast-lunch fundraising blitz expected to garner $15 million.

Abortion rates in US see sharp decline as improved access to contraception reduces number of pregnancies
Abortion rates in US see sharp decline as improved access to contraception reduces number of pregnancies

There were 862,000 abortions in the U.S. in 2017, down from 926,000 tallied in 2014, according to researchers at the Guttmacher Institute

California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study
California is the most diverse state in the US, West Virginia comes in last, and Houston tops the list among cities, finds study

A survey that came out during the Hispanic Heritage Month compares states and cities on grounds of diversity — socio-economic, cultural, economic, religious and others. And some findings are quite interesting.

California passes law requiring all colleges to offer free abortion pills to students up to 10 weeks into pregnancy
California passes law requiring all colleges to offer free abortion pills to students up to 10 weeks into pregnancy

Over two million college-age women in America get pregnant every year, which disrupts their academic and work lives

California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' list over state's refusal to fund gender-transition surgeries with taxpayer money
California adds Iowa to 'travel ban' list over state's refusal to fund gender-transition surgeries with taxpayer money

Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds signed a law that overturned a court ruling that mandated the use of public money for such procedures.

California woman who dreamt she was being robbed swallows diamond ring in her sleep to protect it from 'bad guys'
California woman who dreamt she was being robbed swallows diamond ring in her sleep to protect it from 'bad guys'

Jenna Evans, 29, knew she had to protect her 2.4-carat diamond engagement ring when the 'bad guys' entered the train

Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr wants to move to California and pursue a career in music: 'He's got some talent'
Ronald Reagan shooter John Hinckley Jr wants to move to California and pursue a career in music: 'He's got some talent'

However, prosecutors said that letting the shooter relocate to the Golden State to chase a career in music would give the government "great pause."

Trump family will become a dynasty that will last for decades and create a 'new' Republican Party, says campaign chief
Trump family will become a dynasty that will last for decades and create a 'new' Republican Party, says campaign chief

Brad Parscale told the convention crowd in Indian Wells on Saturday that the Trump family is full of 'amazing people with amazing capabilities'

Crew member Allie Kurtz left job in the movie industry to fulfill dream before death in California scuba boat fire
Crew member Allie Kurtz left job in the movie industry to fulfill dream before death in California scuba boat fire

Friends from South America to Europe are mourning the 26-year-old, whose family said they will miss her lively, adventurous spirit but know she died doing what she loved most

UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi goes nude for photoshoot, pulls off perfect mid-air splits while completely naked
UCLA gymnast Katelyn Ohashi goes nude for photoshoot, pulls off perfect mid-air splits while completely naked

The 22-year-old earned a perfect 10 while competing in the 2019 Collegiate Challenge in January for her team—University of California, Los Angeles

Pentagon approves $3.6 billion from military construction cash for Trump's Mexico border wall
Pentagon approves $3.6 billion from military construction cash for Trump's Mexico border wall

The funding is expected to cover only a miniscule 175 miles of the proposed 1,954-mile U.S.-Mexico border, a pet project of President Trump.

High school students, marine biologist among 34 presumed dead in fiery sinking of scuba boat off California coast
High school students, marine biologist among 34 presumed dead in fiery sinking of scuba boat off California coast

The only survivors were believed to be the captain and four crew members who were awake on the upper decks

25 dead in California boat fire as passengers on recreational scuba diving trip slept below deck
25 dead in California boat fire as passengers on recreational scuba diving trip slept below deck

The missing and dead were among 39 passengers and crew who had departed Santa Barbara's Channel Islands Harbor on Saturday aboard the boat Conception for a Labor Day weekend scuba diving trip

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