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Kenneth and Irene Hernandez pay their respects as they visit a makeshift memorial with crosses placed near the scene of a shooting at the First Baptist Church of Sutherland Springs, Texas. A man opened fire inside the church in the small South Texas community in November, killing and wounding many. Eric Gay/AP hide caption

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Thomas Fire Burns An Area Larger Than Metro New York City

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News Brief: Outlook For Alabama, California Fires, Honduras Election

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New Evacuations As California Fires Continue

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Quick Acting School Staff In California Avert A Sandy Hook Massacre

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Northern California Gunman's Wife Found Dead, Bringing Death Toll To 6

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News Brief: Army Takes Control In Zimbabwe, Republicans Respond To Roy Moore

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4 Killed In Northern California Shooting

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How Russia Weaponized Social Media With 'Social Bots'

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A new report from a California judiciary working group recommended cash bond be phased out. Eric Risberg/AP hide caption

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California's Bail System Is 'Unsafe And Unfair,' Study Finds

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Report Calls California's Bail System 'Unsafe And Unfair' And Recommends It Be Reformed

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No End In Sight For Overworked California Firefighters

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California Wildfires Not Yet Contained

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