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Dead almonds on a drought-stricken tree near Fresno, Calif., on April 10, 2015. Michael Nelson/EPA/Corbis hide caption

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How Almonds Became A Scapegoat For California's Drought

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California Plastic Bag Referendum Could Spark Environmental Showdown

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The California Supreme Court righted what it called a "grievous wrong" by posthumously granting a law license to Hong Yen Chang, a Chinese immigrant whose application was denied because of his race 125 years ago. AP/Ah Tye Family hide caption

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A Chinese Immigrant Gets His California Law License, 125 Years Later

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People in Miami protest the Texas district judge who on Tuesday temporarily blocked the implementation of President Obama's executive actions on immigration. Joe Raedle/Getty Images hide caption

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Immigration Courts 'Operating In Crisis Mode,' Judges Say

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Texas Court Ruling Leaves Undocumented Immigrants In Legal Limbo

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Judge's Decision Complicates Matters For Unauthorized Immigrants

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Judge Blocks Obama's Executive Action On Immigration

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Supreme Court Will Rule On Gay Marriage Later This Year

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