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Kim Jong Un is rethinking U.S. talks and his launch moratorium, North Korea official says

Te North was deeply disappointed by the failure of the two sides to reach a deal at the Hanoi summit between Kim and President Trump, the vice foreign minister says.

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Southern Poverty Law Center fires co-founder Morris Dees amid employee uproar

It's a stunning development at the organization that became a bedrock of anti-extremism research and activism in the U.S. under Dees’ leadership.

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Dozens of migrants breach U.S.-Mexico border fence in Tijuana

An estimated 30 to 35 migrants breached the U.S.-Mexico border at Tijuana on Wednesday and Thursday. Most were picked up by Border Patrol agents.

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A historic oil platform off Santa Barbara turns into a rusty ghost ship

What to do with an old oil platform along the California coast? Among the options: reconfiguring it for alternative energy production, turning it into a marine sanctuary, or severing the rig from the seafloor and removing it entirely.

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Super bloom ‘better than going to Disneyland.’ But will flowers survive the crowds?

Sightseers have been anxiously wondering whether this year’s super bloom — spurred to life by a wet winter — would be as exceptional as the one in 2017.

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YouTube star Lilly Singh will host a new NBC late-night show

NBC has tapped Lilly Singh to host "A Little Late with Lilly Singh," a new late-night show that will replace “Last Call with Carson Daly” at the 1:35 a.m. timeslot. She will be the only woman currently hosting a late-night show on broadcast TV.

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Pac-12 men's basketball tournament: Colorado beats Oregon State 73-58 in quarterfinals; Oregon locks down Utah in 66-54 win

Recaps and scores of today's Pac-12 men's basketball tournament games in action.

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Avenatti firm’s bankruptcy petition is rejected by judge

A federal judge dismissed a petition for bankruptcy protection submitted by Michael Avenatti's longtime law firm after a top creditor alleged in court papers that it was "fraudulently filed."

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At least 40 dead in terrorist attacks on two New Zealand mosques

Authorities are responding to a mass shooting at a mosque in the New Zealand city of Christchurch, according to a witness and local news reports.

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Sadly, it’s no surprise that USC was at the center of the college admissions scandal

There have been too many examples of self-dealing, corruption and willful ignorance at USC to dismiss the college cheating scandal as the result of a few bad apples.

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Elon Musk unveils Tesla’s Model Y — and it looks a lot like the Model 3

The compact Model Y crossover will fill a gap in the Palo Alto electric vehicle-maker's lineup and is intended to further its reach into the mass market. But can Tesla deliver on any promises Musk makes for when the vehicle will be ready?

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Super bloom comes to Carrizo Plain, wildflowers pop in Griffith Park and on Catalina

Carpets of gold in the Carrizo monument east of San Luis Obispo. Closer to home: wildflowers in Griffith Park and 26 miles across the sea.

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Bryan Washington on how Houston is a main character in his debut story collection, ‘Lot’

In “Elgin,” the final short story in Bryan Washington’s debut collection, “Lot,” a young man reflects on Houston’s East End, the neighborhood he’s called home his whole life.

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