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LAKE MEAD NRA, NV - MAY 13: A tractor tire sits in the waters of Lake Mead near Boulder Beach on May 13, 2015 in Lake Mead National Recreation Area, Nevada. As severe drought grips parts of the Western United States, Lake Mead, which was once the largest reservoir in the nation, has seen its surface elevation drop below 1,080 feet above sea level, its lowest level since the construction of the Hoover Dam in the 1930s. (Photo by Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Epic Drought Reveals Lake Mead’s Hidden Historic Sites

Like reservoirs throughout the drought-stricken West, Nevada’s Lake Mead is far below capacity, down more than 60 percent. But even as the drought deepens, tourists are flowing in.

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Drakes Bay, Point Reyes National Seashore (National Park Service)

Rip Currents Caused By Swell Prompts Warning For Beachgoers

The National Weather Service is warning beachgoers of hazardous conditions such as rip currents along south facing beaches in Marin and Santa Cruz counties.

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A employee holds a 129,000 USD crocodile Hermes Birkin Bag for the press to see during a private opening for the new Hermes store on Wall Street in New York. (TIMOTHY A. CLARY/AFP/Getty Images)

British Actress Wants Name Removed From Pricey Hermes Birkin Bags Due To Crocodile Cruelty

British singer/actor Jane Birkin told Hermes to take her name off the handbag after learning about the alleged cruel practices used to harvest the crocodile skins some of the bags are made of.

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A view of the stadium from McCovey Cove.(Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Off Duty Sheriff’s Deputy Helps Detain Stabbing Suspect During SF Giants’ Law Enforcement Night

An off-duty Sacramento County sheriff’s deputy who was attending a San Francisco Giants game at AT&T Park as part of the team’s law enforcement appreciation night on Tuesday helped detain a man suspected of stabbing another man near the ballpark, a San Francisco police spokeswoman said.

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Wife Mistakes Gas For Brake Pedal, Hits & Kills Husband In Martinez Garage

An elderly woman who mistook the gas pedal for the brake ran over and killed her husband this morning at their home near Martinez, according to the California Highway Patrol.

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Woman getting eyelash extensions. (CBS)

Eyelash Extensions Can Damage Eyes, Cause Lashes To Fall Out

Those beautiful eyelash extensions that lengthen your lashes may actually harm your eyes.

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Prickly pear fruit, picked from cacti. (ABBAS MOMANI/AFP/Getty Images)

Importers Fined For Selling Produce Tainted With Illegal Pesticides

The tainted produce sold includes lychee, longan, burdock root, ginger, taro root, fragrant pear, cactus leaves, cactus pears, purslane and squashf from Thailand, Taiwan, China and Mexico.

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HONG KONG, CHINA:  A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 taxing for take-off. (PETER PARKS/AFP/Getty Images)

Los Angeles-Bound Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Aleutian Islands After Crew Detects Smoke

A Cathay Pacific Boeing 777 bound from Hong Kong to Los Angeles International Airport was diverted to a U.S. air base in the Aleutian Islands after smoke was detected on the aircraft.

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Blue moons are actually gray or silver, but can sometimes be perceived as blue depending on atmospheric conditions. (Getty Images)

Rare Blue Moon Returns This Friday After 3-Year Hiatus

Skywatchers are in for a rare treat this Friday as a Blue Moon takes center stage for a show that happens once every three years.

07/29/2015

The Opening Ceremony at the 1984 Los Angeles Olympics. (photo by Steve Powell / Staff)

L.A., Bay Area Consider Joint Bid To Bring 2024 Olympics To California

With Boston out of the bidding, the dream of the 2024 Olympic games in California could still become a reality.

07/29/2015

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U.S. President Barack Obama receives a San Francisco Giants jersey after welcoming the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. (Win McNamee/Getty Images)

Giants At The White House III

U.S. President Barack Obama welcomes the World Series Champion San Francisco Giants to the White House June 4, 2015 in Washington, DC. The Giants defeated the Kansas City Royals in last year’s World Series.

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Bay to Breakers 2015

Photos of the 104th annual Bay to Breakers footrace in San Francisco

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