2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Texas is safe GOP but Trump's 2016 win has pundits interested
2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Texas is safe GOP but Trump's 2016 win has pundits interested

The Lone Star State has been won by the Republicans in every presidential election since 1980, but Trump's 2016 opponent Ted Cruz has warned that it could be a tricky situation in Texas this time

Panic buying hits NYC as people stock up on supplies after healthcare worker is first coronavirus case in state
Panic buying hits NYC as people stock up on supplies after healthcare worker is first coronavirus case in state

Other US regions, including California, Hawaii, and Minnesota have also witnessed an increase in the sale of essential items

2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Having no prior wins in Colorado could work to Trump's advantage
2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Having no prior wins in Colorado could work to Trump's advantage

In the Democratic camp, Bernie Sanders looks poised to be the favorite to clinch the state which he had won in 2016 caucuses

California man with coronavirus says illness 'less severe' than bout of bronchitis: 'It isn't a horrible calamity'
California man with coronavirus says illness 'less severe' than bout of bronchitis: 'It isn't a horrible calamity'

Carl Goldman, a native of Santa Clarita, was recently on the Diamond Princess cruise ship with his wife Jeri Goldman

Don Jr says Democrats are hoping coronavirus 'kills millions' so they can end his father's 'winning streak'
Don Jr says Democrats are hoping coronavirus 'kills millions' so they can end his father's 'winning streak'

The president's eldest son made the controversial comments during an appearance on Fox & Friends on Friday

LA cops tried to cover up Kobe Bryant crash photo leak scandal by ordering deputies to delete them: Report
LA cops tried to cover up Kobe Bryant crash photo leak scandal by ordering deputies to delete them: Report

The Sheriff's Department has launched an investigation after it was reported that deputies had taken photos of the crash and were sharing them

Coronavirus: Scientists and health experts barred from speaking to media without Mike Pence's approval
Coronavirus: Scientists and health experts barred from speaking to media without Mike Pence's approval

Trump recently authorized the vice president to lead the government's coronavirus response, a step which has been slammed by many as Pence has no medical qualification

Sanders wants superdelegates to back candidate with most votes, DNC says 'rules can't be changed for one person'
Sanders wants superdelegates to back candidate with most votes, DNC says 'rules can't be changed for one person'

The frontrunning candidate said the one who gets the most number of delegates should be given the nomination, sidelining superdelegates while democrats say 'rules can't be changed for one person'

After bullies, Quaden Bayles now targeted by online scammers who created fake fundraisers to swindle donors
After bullies, Quaden Bayles now targeted by online scammers who created fake fundraisers to swindle donors

The money raised will be used to bring Bayles and his mother for a holiday in Disneyland California, while all the excess will be given to anti-bullying charities

2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Trump eyes Blue-leaning Nevada’s 6 electoral college votes
2020 Presidential Elections State-by-State Guide: Trump eyes Blue-leaning Nevada’s 6 electoral college votes

The president lost closely to Hillary Clinton in the Battle Born State in 2016. Can the GOP win the state with a big Hispanic population that it last bagged in 2004?

Whoopi Goldberg tells AOC she lost 'her' support after she 'dismissed' older Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi
Whoopi Goldberg tells AOC she lost 'her' support after she 'dismissed' older Democrats, including Nancy Pelosi

Goldberg tipped her proverbial hat to the work of Speaker Nancy Pelosi and California Senator Dianne Feinstein, both of whom were forced to operate in male-dominated spaces, she said.

Funeral held for Christina Mauser three weeks after the basketball coach was killed in the Kobe Bryant crash
Funeral held for Christina Mauser three weeks after the basketball coach was killed in the Kobe Bryant crash

She is survived by her husband and three children

California apologizes for internment of 120,000 of Japanese-Americans during World War II, to pass resolution
California apologizes for internment of 120,000 of Japanese-Americans during World War II, to pass resolution

Japanese-born Democratic Assembly member Al Muratsuchi introduces resolution which has found bipartisan support. 'Star Trek' actor George Takei hails move saying it was long overdue

Coronavirus: US base workers involved in quarantine work facing harassment by public: 'This needs to stop'
Coronavirus: US base workers involved in quarantine work facing harassment by public: 'This needs to stop'

Workers at March Air Reserve Base in Riverside County said they have been "accosted in uniform" by members of the public and have been subjected to "hateful" statements recently over coronavirus fears

Coronavirus: First American dies of illness in China just hours after evacuation of hundreds of US citizens
Coronavirus: First American dies of illness in China just hours after evacuation of hundreds of US citizens

The novel coronavirus, termed as 2019-nCoV, has triggered a global alarm, infecting more than 34,500 people

Kobe Bryant: Why VIP choppers lack life-saving warning system that costs just $40,000 and can prevent crashes?
Kobe Bryant: Why VIP choppers lack life-saving warning system that costs just $40,000 and can prevent crashes?

The National Transportation Safety Board has been urging the Federal Aviation Authority to make key safety technologies mandatory for over a decade

Kobe Bryant’s pilot may have deliberately broken FFA rules by going above clouds with rapid ascent, expert says
Kobe Bryant’s pilot may have deliberately broken FFA rules by going above clouds with rapid ascent, expert says

The pilot, identified as Ara Zobayan, was flying under "special visual flight rules," which permits traveling in poor weather conditions

Elections 2020: Why Iowa is the first big battleground in the US presidential polls
Elections 2020: Why Iowa is the first big battleground in the US presidential polls

The Hawkeye State doesn't have a heavy clout like say California. Yet, it has continued to be the state where the first caucuses of the presidential elections take place every four years

Pedophile who molested child under 14 beaten to death by murder convict inside California prison
Pedophile who molested child under 14 beaten to death by murder convict inside California prison

Jonathan Watson, 41, attacked David Bobb, who was convicted of sexual assault of a child under the age of 14, with a weapon and caused a fatal head wound

Neary 200 Yosemite National Park visitors, employees sick after likely outbreak of  highly contagious norovirus
Neary 200 Yosemite National Park visitors, employees sick after likely outbreak of highly contagious norovirus

An investigation has been launched to probe the circumstances surrounding the illness and how has it spread.

Hawks star Trae Young pays off $1 million worth medical debt for  Atlanta families as a New Year's gift
Hawks star Trae Young pays off $1 million worth medical debt for Atlanta families as a New Year's gift

The 21-year-old basketball star reportedly donated $10,000 through his Trae Young Foundation to an organization that buys and forgives medical debt in the country

House to vote on limiting Trump's power to go to war with Iran, says Nancy Pelosi
House to vote on limiting Trump's power to go to war with Iran, says Nancy Pelosi

The House speaker, who has been after the president with her impeachment drive, said the House will move the resolution on Thursday to protect the people of America.

Trump administration's national preparedness report ignores climate change
Trump administration's national preparedness report ignores climate change

FEMA’s 60-page report mentions disasters, wildfires, and hurricanes omits the role of climate change. And this is despite multiple reports last year warning how climate change and global warming are intensifying natural disasters, making floods and hurricanes stronger and more intense.

IKEA to pay $46m to parents of 2-year-old crushed to death after 'unstable' dresser fell on top of him
IKEA to pay $46m to parents of 2-year-old crushed to death after 'unstable' dresser fell on top of him

The settlement sum is nearly three times the amount paid in 2016 to settle similar lawsuits filed by parents of other children.

Piers Morgan rails against 'woke' vegans for being 'unethical' as they eat almonds, which kill millions of bees
Piers Morgan rails against 'woke' vegans for being 'unethical' as they eat almonds, which kill millions of bees

The 'Good Morning Britain' host was back to form during the first show of 2020, taking aims at vegans and a landmark ruling which determined veganism as a philosophical belief.

Andrew Burkle, son of billionaire businessman Ronald Burkle, found dead at 27 in Beverly Hills home
Andrew Burkle, son of billionaire businessman Ronald Burkle, found dead at 27 in Beverly Hills home

His death came to light after the Beverly Hills Police received a call concerning an 'unconscious male' at around 7:26 pm on Monday, January 6

Scottsdale is the best American city for jobs while Detroit is the worst, survey shows
Scottsdale is the best American city for jobs while Detroit is the worst, survey shows

South Burlington in Vermont was found to be the city with the lowest unemployment rate of 1.7 percent and Detroit, the highest with nine percent.

Australian bushfires: Pink donates $500,000 to firefighters, Selena Gomez & Kim Kardashian spread awareness
Australian bushfires: Pink donates $500,000 to firefighters, Selena Gomez & Kim Kardashian spread awareness

More than 130 fires are currently burning across New South Wales and Victoria with no signs of abating. The wildfires have claimed the lives of 23 people and more than half a billion animals.

Glider pilot miraculously survives after harness unhooks mid-air, causing him to hold on for dear life
Glider pilot miraculously survives after harness unhooks mid-air, causing him to hold on for dear life

He held on to the bar with his fingertips long enough to crash land on a beach. Although the rough landing tore his ligament and sprained his right knee, he survived. 

California father dies with 3 kids while trying to save them from apartment fire sparked by Christmas tree
California father dies with 3 kids while trying to save them from apartment fire sparked by Christmas tree

41-year-old Juan Moreno had gotten out of his burning home. However, he raced back in when he realized that 4-year-old Janessa, 8-year-old Isaac  and 12-year-old Maria were still inside the house

28-year-old hiker killed by 200-foot redwood tree that fell on him at California national park on Christmas Eve
28-year-old hiker killed by 200-foot redwood tree that fell on him at California national park on Christmas Eve

The Minneapolis resident, his sister and her boyfriend were struck by the giant redwood tree when the trio was hiking through Muir Woods in California

Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest on Delta flight to Seattle just minutes after takeoff from LA
Girl, 10, dies after suffering cardiac arrest on Delta flight to Seattle just minutes after takeoff from LA

The flight had to return to the airport but the girl could not be saved despite efforts made by paramedics

Adorable pit bull finds family days before Christmas after spending five years at California shelter
Adorable pit bull finds family days before Christmas after spending five years at California shelter

9-year-old pit bull Seamus spent more than five and half years with the Fresno Bully Rescue, an organization that helps bully breeds get adopted

Christian couple seeking to resurrect 2-year-old daughter plans her funeral after church raises $60K on GoFundMe
Christian couple seeking to resurrect 2-year-old daughter plans her funeral after church raises $60K on GoFundMe

The child's parents decided on the funeral a week after Olive's death, who stopped breathing at their home in Redding

Surfer bitten by shark off the coast of California airlifted to safety by coast guard after 'truly terrifying situation'
Surfer bitten by shark off the coast of California airlifted to safety by coast guard after 'truly terrifying situation'

"Coast Guard helicopter crew from Air Station San Francisco FOB Mugu medevacs shark bite victim to safety and transports him to Santa Barbara Airport where EMTs awaited," the coast guard said in a Twitter post

California girl, 5, sells cocoa and cookies to raise money to help pay off lunch debts for 123 students
California girl, 5, sells cocoa and cookies to raise money to help pay off lunch debts for 123 students

She was able to raise around $80 which she and her mother donated to the school to help pay off the negative lunch balance of 123 students.

California teacher who wants to 'bring back slavery' made racist comments against black and Latino students, placed on leave
California teacher who wants to 'bring back slavery' made racist comments against black and Latino students, placed on leave

This is the secondd time the unidentified teacher has been placed on leave within three months for comments she has made to students

Trump Impeachment: Republican Rep Lee Zeldin calls impeachment proceedings a 'Schiff show' but TV closed-captioning picks it up as 'S**t show'
Trump Impeachment: Republican Rep Lee Zeldin calls impeachment proceedings a 'Schiff show' but TV closed-captioning picks it up as 'S**t show'

The line was picked up in closed-captioning. Viewers who were viewing the speech would have read the line pop up as "TOTAL S*** SHOW"

Students sue University of California for SAT requirement which clearly 'favours' white and wealthier applicants
Students sue University of California for SAT requirement which clearly 'favours' white and wealthier applicants

The plaintiffs claim the test is "discriminatory" because only wealthy white students can afford to pay for expensive private tutors to prepare for it

Starbucks apologizes after two uniformed officers in California say the outlet's employees refused to serve them
Starbucks apologizes after two uniformed officers in California say the outlet's employees refused to serve them

According to statements from a Starbucks spokesperson and Riverside County Sheriff Chad Bianco, the deputies eventually left and the coffee giant apologized to the deputies.

 Arnold Schwarzenegger calls Greta Thunberg 'feisty' and 'strong, says fossil fuel companies will do everything to discredit her
Arnold Schwarzenegger calls Greta Thunberg 'feisty' and 'strong, says fossil fuel companies will do everything to discredit her

Schwarzenegger, who himself advocates environmental consciousness, says she has shown now how much a power a kid has when they go out and do something about it.

Joy Behar jokes that while Clinton was sleeping with Monica Lewinsky, Trump is sleeping with Putin: 'It’s a little different'
Joy Behar jokes that while Clinton was sleeping with Monica Lewinsky, Trump is sleeping with Putin: 'It’s a little different'

'The View' co-host was comparing the ongoing impeachment with that of the former president with former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie

California church depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as refugee family separated at border in controversial nativity scene
California church depicts Jesus, Mary and Joseph as refugee family separated at border in controversial nativity scene

According to the pastor, the biblical story of Mary and Joseph fleeing from Israel to Egypt resonates with the plight of thousands of refugees seeking asylum in America

California man drowns during heroic attempt to save three dogs from frozen lake on Thanksgiving day
California man drowns during heroic attempt to save three dogs from frozen lake on Thanksgiving day

According to El Dorado County Sheriff’s office, David Schmidt was taking the dogs for a morning walk in Meyers, Northern California, near South Lake Tahoe, when the tragedy occurred.

Number of pregnant women in US prisons going up but authorities least concerned about their basic healthcare needs, says report
Number of pregnant women in US prisons going up but authorities least concerned about their basic healthcare needs, says report

A survey was conducted by Prison Policy Initiative covering 50 states of the country and it was found only California took real care of its pregnant jail inmates.

Post Kamala Harris' pull-out, Joe Biden says he would consider her for vice presidency if he bags Democratic nomination
Post Kamala Harris' pull-out, Joe Biden says he would consider her for vice presidency if he bags Democratic nomination

Biden said he had a talk with Harris and termed the California senator 'solid', who is capable of becoming whatever she wants to be.

Kamala Harris had the best response to Trump's sarcastic tweet saying he will miss her: 'I’ll see you at your trial'
Kamala Harris had the best response to Trump's sarcastic tweet saying he will miss her: 'I’ll see you at your trial'

The California senator, 55, confirmed on Tuesday, December 3, that she would be 'suspending' her campaign for the Democratic ticket over shortage of funds

Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential dream died too early but her race and gender are only part of the reason
Kamala Harris' 2020 presidential dream died too early but her race and gender are only part of the reason

The California senator cited lack of funds as the main reason behind pulling out, but there are a few more reasons why her promising campaign fizzled out even before the election year started

California Congressman Duncan Hunter admits he misused campaign cash on family vacations and plane tickets for pet rabbits
California Congressman Duncan Hunter admits he misused campaign cash on family vacations and plane tickets for pet rabbits

The Republican, who had succeeded his father in 2009, had been fighting allegations for over a year. Now, it has also been revealed that Hunter spent the money with mistresses

St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?
St Louis is the most dangerous city in America, finds study, but which one is the safest?

The study compared over 180 cities across 41 metrics including assault per capita, natural disaster, unemployment rate and road quality

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