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Appeals Court: California City Bound by Sanctuary Law

SANTA ANA — A California appeals court on Friday ruled that a state law limiting police collaboration with federal immigration agents doesn't interfere with a charter city's right to run its own police force. “We'll continue to do our part to uphold our sta...

California Fire Kills 2 Girls and Dad Who Attempted Rescue

HEMET — A fire tore through a Southern California apartment early Friday, killing two girls and their father, who got out of the apartment but went back inside to try to rescue his children, police said. A boy rescued from the inferno was badly injured. “On...
Photo of White Island after its volcanic eruption in New Zealand

Dozens Feared Dead in Eruption of New Zealand Volcano

WHAKATANE, New Zealand — A volcano on a New Zealand island erupted Monday with a towering blast of ash and scalding steam as tourists were exploring the moon-like surface, killing five people and leaving perhaps two dozen others missing and presumed dead. Eigh...