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A new study suggests Risso's dolphins, which are common along the U.S. Pacific Coast, use past experiences to plan their dives for food. Elizabeth Haslam/Flickr hide caption

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Risso's Dolphin Group

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The U.S. Supreme Court is shown on Dec. 4, 2017, in Washington, D.C. The court, continuing a years-long pattern, has declined to hear a constitutional challenge to a state gun law. Win McNamee/Getty Images hide caption

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Ranking member Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., arrives for a Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in December. Critics have raised questions about her age as she runs for re-election. Drew Angerer/Getty Images hide caption

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Will Age Become An Issue In Dianne Feinstein's Re-Election Campaign?

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California Gov. Jerry Brown delivers his State of the State Address at the Capitol in Sacramento on Jan. 25, 2018. Andrew Nixon/Capital Public Radio hide caption

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Jerry Brown's Last State Of The State Mixes Optimism And Warnings

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Evangelina Padilla-Vaccaro, now cured of a serious genetic illness — thanks to a successful stem cell treatment — playing recently in a public park. The bubble around her is just for fun. Courtesy of Alysia Padilla-Vaccaro hide caption

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Riverside County Sheriff's Department Capt. Greg Fellows speaks with reporters during a news conference in Perris, Calif. on Tuesday. A 17-year-old girl called police after escaping from her family's home where she and her brothers and sisters were locked up in filthy conditions, some so malnourished officers at first believed all were children even though seven are adults. Amy Taxin/AP hide caption

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Representative Darrell Issa, R-Calif., became the 31st Republican to announce he is not seeking re-election in this year's midterms. Bloomberg/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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As flu cases mount in California, the state's health department recommends vaccination for all people 6 months and older. Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images hide caption

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Inside the Haight Ashbury Free Medical Clinic in its earliest days. The clinic opened on June 7, 1967, and treated 250 patients that day. It's motto, then and now: "Health care is a right, not a privilege." Courtesy of Gene Anthony/David Smith Archives hide caption

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A 1960s 'Hippie Clinic' In San Francisco Inspired A Medical Philosophy

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An image from a report by the State Water Board shows the area of the headwaters of Strawberry Creek in the San Bernardino National Forest. The board says Nestle lacks the permits it needs to extract all of the water it's been taking from the area. California State Water Board hide caption

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Seeking to cut greenhouse gas emissions in California by 40 percent by 2030, state regulators have approved a plan that offers incentives for truck and bus fleets to go green. David McNew/Getty Images hide caption

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California's New Climate Plan Uses Incentives To Cut Vehicle Emissions

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