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Police Tweet Pot Smoker’s To-Do List: Get Up… Dye Hair… Get Stoned

Yes, even stoners are serious about getting it done.

05/04/2015

Princess Charlotte Elizabeth Diana. (JOHN STILLWELL/AFP/Getty Images)

Britain’s Royal Baby Has A Name

The couple had kept the world guessing about the name until after both sets of grandparents got a chance to visit Kensington Palace on Sunday to meet their granddaughter.

05/04/2015

An event in Garland on Sunday night took a deadly turn as two suspects began firing shots outside of the Curtis Culwell Center during a Muhammad art exhibit in Dallas, TX. (CBS News)

2 Gunmen Killed After Shooting At Muhammad Art Contest In Dallas

Two gunmen were killed Sunday after opening fire on a security officer outside a provocative contest for cartoon depictions of Prophet Muhammad in Texas, and a bomb squad was called in to destroy their vehicle as a precaution, authorities said.

05/04/2015

Russian lawmaker Ilya Ponomarev says he is exiled in San Jose after standing up to President Putin. (CBS)

Russian Lawmaker Exiled In Bay Area After Standing Up To President Putin

A Russian lawmaker who dared to stand up to President Vladimir Putin is for all intents and purposes stuck in San Jose.

05/03/2015

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‘Cyber Attack’ On California Common Core Testing Shuts Down Access For Hours, State Denies Deliberate Tampering

“It was a deliberate attack. Not just a malfunction,” educators said after hundreds of thousands of California students were blocked from logging on to take mandatory Common Core tests Thursday.

05/01/2015

Protestors with the group "Lift Up Oakland" hold signs during a demonstration outside of Oakland City Hall on July 8, 2014 in Oakland.  (Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

San Francisco Minimum Wage Rises To $12.25 An Hour; Ties Oakland For Highest In Nation

Starting Friday, San Francisco will join the city of Oakland in having the highest minimum wage in the nation as it increases its minimum wage from $11.05 to $12.25.

05/01/2015

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to members of the media after taking a test drive with Tesla CEO Elon Musk at Tesla's headquarters in Palo Alto, California on April 30, 2015. AFP PHOTO / JOSH EDELSON (Photo credit should read Josh Edelson/AFP/Getty Images)

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe Rides In Tesla With Elon Musk, Brings Bullet Train Simulator For Jerry Brown To Try

Japan’s Prime Minister Shinzo Abe made stops in San Francisco and Silicon Valley in part of a three day trip to focus on tech ties between his country and Silicon Valley.

04/30/2015

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California Democrats Push Gov. Brown To Demand Water Conservation From Farmers During Drought

California’s Democratic state senators are pushing Gov. Jerry Brown to speed up water spending in the face of a relentless drought.

04/30/2015

Runners on a popular staircase in San Jose's Communication Hill neighborhood. (CBS)

San Jose Installs Metal Fence To Deter Runners, Partiers On Popular Staircase

The city of San Jose has created a bottleneck by installing a chain link fence on a staircase popular for exercise in an effort to cut down on foot traffic and noise.

04/30/2015

Archival photo of women during World War II. (Dai Sil Kim-Gibson)

Japanese Prime Minister Accused Of Trying To Erase Sex Slave History From U.S. Textbook

Japan’s Prime Minister is stopping short of apologizing for his nation’s role in World War II.

04/30/2015