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IRS Admits Data Breach Was Much Worse Than Reported

The IRS admitted Monday that a massive data breach was much larger than first thought.

08/17/2015

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KCBS In Depth: The Iran Nuclear Agreement

Elected officials in Washington and plenty who want to be elected are staking out positions on the nuclear dismantling…

07/27/2015

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Apple, Levi Strauss Throw Support Behind LGBT Equality Act Introduced To Congress

A bill introduced in Congress Thursday by Nancy Pelosi and other members that pushes for equality for members of the LGBT community is getting support from tech giant Apple.

07/23/2015

Skin of a patient after 3 days of measles infection. (CDC/ Heinz F. Eichenwald, MD)

1st U.S. Measles Death In 12 Years Reported In Washington State

For the first time in 12 years, a person in the U.S. has died from the measles, health officials said.

07/02/2015

Screenshot of virtual tour inside a brewery on Street View in Google Maps (CBS)

Virtual Tour Of North Bay Vineyards, Breweries, Scenic Spots Along Highway 101 On Google Street View

You won’t need a designated driver to tour wineries and breweries along California’s Route 101 anymore now that the scenic route has been added to Street Street View on Google Maps.

06/30/2015

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Girl Scouts Return $100K To Transphobic Donor, Then Raise $124K In One Day On Indiegogo

Girls Scouts celebrating a $100,000 donation to send 500 girls to camp quickly turned bitter after learning it came with a catch: it could not be used to support transgender girls.

06/30/2015

Sea surface temperature anomaly off the coast of Washington and Oregon for April 2014, compared to 1981-2010. (NOAA)

Private Computers Needed To Determine If Mysterious ‘Blob’ Of Warm Water In Pacific Is Causing CA Drought

The Blob is a mass of warm water lurking in the Pacific, and scientists need volunteers to help them determine if it’s causing California’s historic drought.

06/29/2015

Washington Fire south of Lake Tahoe, June 2015 (Photo: GBCC Twitter, Great Basin Coordination Center)

Alpine County Wildfire Explodes To 9,500 Acres; Evacuations Underway

Evacuations are underway in the area of Markleeville, about 30 miles south of Lake Tahoe after a wildfire broke out over the weekend and exploded to first 6,500 acres, and then 9,500 acres by Monday afternoon.

06/22/2015

Dave Chapelle - inset Rachel Dolezal (Photo by Mike Coppola/Getty Images/CBS)

Comedian Dave Chappelle Says Blacks Should Keep Former NAACP Leader Rachel Dolezal

In a commencement address, Dave Chappelle said blacks should go ahead and draft Rachel Dolezal. “I’m sure her rebuttal will be illuminating,” he said.

06/15/2015

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Vacaville Man Cited For Flying Drone Near White House

The U.S. Park Police have cited the operator of a small drone outside the White House with violating a federal law that prohibits flying unmanned aerial vehicles over Washington.

05/15/2015

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