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'Six Californias' Initiative Fails to Make Ballot

'Six Californias' Initiative Fails to Make Ballot

The controversial "Six Californias" initiative has failed to make it onto the 2016 ballot, the Secretary of State's Office said Friday.
Hurricane Odile, a Category 4 storm, threatens Baja California

Hurricane Odile, a Category 4 storm, threatens Baja California

Hurricane Odile, a Category 4 storm, is expected to affect life on the Baja California peninsula in Mexico on Sunday night and Monday, the National Hurricane Center said.
Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, and iPhone 6

Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, and iPhone 6

In an in-depth interview with Charlie Rose, taped on Friday, the Apple CEO said the current television experience is "stuck back in the 70's," but he didn't say when Apple might try to take TV into the future.
US Atlanta Hawks racism claims

US Atlanta Hawks racism claims

(CNN) -- Atlanta Hawks general manager Danny Ferry is taking an indefinite leave of absence, the NBA team's chief executive announced Friday, days after a report surfaced about controversial comments Ferry made about a free agent player.
US Ferguson Missouri Michael Brow what's next

US Ferguson Missouri Michael Brow what's next

(CNN) -- More than one month after a police officer fatally shot 18-year-old Michael Brown in Ferguson, Missouri, the case continues to provoke public unrest and remains far from settled.
US James Foley mother US response

US James Foley mother US response

(CNN) -- The U.S. government Friday defended its handling of James Foley's case after the slain journalist's mother told CNN that officials suggested the family could be charged if they tried to raise money to free him.
Family of Arizona gun instructor release video

Family of Arizona gun instructor release video

The children of a gun instructor who was accidentally shot and killed by a 9-year-old girl at an Arizona gun range last month reached out to the girl in a video posted Friday morning.
Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace' after killing of David Haines

Britain vows to 'confront' the ISIS 'menace' after killing of David Haines

Countries in the Mideast and outside the region "are prepared to engage in military assistance, in actual strikes if that is what it requires" to fight ISIS, U.S.
Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, and iPhone 6

Apple's Tim Cook on TV, Steve Jobs, and iPhone 6

NEW YORK (CNNMoney) -- In an in-depth interview with Charlie Rose, taped on Friday, the Apple CEO said the current television experience is "stuck back in the 70's," but he didn't say when Apple might try to take TV into the f
Ebola in the air? A nightmare that could happen

Ebola in the air? A nightmare that could happen

(CNN) -- Today, the Ebola virus spreads only through direct contact with bodily fluids, such as blood and vomit.
Big solar storm hitting Earth

Big solar storm hitting Earth

(CNN) -- Youvathana Sok looked up and saw more than just stars in the crisp, clear Maine night sky.
ISIS appears to execute British aid worker David Haines

ISIS appears to execute British aid worker David Haines

British aid worker David Haines appears to have been executed by ISIS militants, according to a video posted Saturday to a website associated with the group, making him the third Western captive to be killed by the Islamist extremist group in r
GM stops sales of Corvettes

GM stops sales of Corvettes

The new Corvette goes from 0 to 60 miles per hour in 3.8 seconds, but good luck getting your hands on one.
 Massachusetts town jarred by discovery of 3 dead infants in squalid home

Massachusetts town jarred by discovery of 3 dead infants in squalid home

A Massachusetts town along the banks of a river was jarred by a gruesome sight this week: three dead infants in a home so squalid, police officers had to search it in hazmat suits.
The final steak fry: Honoring Harkin with a large helping of politics

The final steak fry: Honoring Harkin with a large helping of politics

WASHINGTON (CNN) -- When Tom Harkin supporters Joan and Gray Kiernan decided to throw the congressional candidate a fundraiser in 1972, they charged $2 for the ticket, picked up the costs for the steak, salad and baked potatoes and gave the fun