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California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area, and is also the world's thirty-fourth most populous subnational entity. California is also the most populated subnational entity in North America, and has its state capital in Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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Naya Rivera's drowning death confirmed [Video]

Naya Rivera's drowning death confirmed

Coroners' officials in Ventura County, California have confirmed drowning was the cause of Naya Rivera's death.

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Masks, camera, action! Film crews slowly restart [Video]

Masks, camera, action! Film crews slowly restart

Film crews are tentatively resuming production in California with state-designated safety protocols in place. Lisa Bernhard produced this report.

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California business owners stunned by new order [Video]

California business owners stunned by new order

As California dramatically rolled back efforts to reopen its economy on Wednesday, some business owners were stunned to learn they'd once again have to close their doors. This report produced by..

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Naya Rivera saved her son before drowning at lake [Video]

Naya Rivera saved her son before drowning at lake

Naya Rivera saved her son before drowning, according to authorities who have confirmed the body recovered from Lake Piru, California on Monday morning is that of the missing actress.

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Naya Rivera confirmed de*d after body is found [Video]

Naya Rivera confirmed de*d after body is found

The 'Glee' star went missing during a boating trip with her four-year-old son at Lake Piru in California last week.

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Glee star Naya Rivera 'saved son' before drowning, police say [Video]

Glee star Naya Rivera 'saved son' before drowning, police say

US police say Naya River "boosted son into boat" before she drowned at a California lake.

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As COVID Grows, California Shuts Down Again [Video]

As COVID Grows, California Shuts Down Again

California’s governor on Monday clamped new restrictions on businesses, reports HuffPost. The rules also include the state’s two largest school districts, Los Angeles and San Diego. He stated..

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Body found in CA identified as Glee star Rivera [Video]

Body found in CA identified as Glee star Rivera

[NFA] The body of "Glee" actress Naya Rivera has been discovered at Lake Piru near Los Angeles, the Ventura County Sheriff said on Monday. Gavino Garay has more.

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Boy, It's A Hot One: Death Valley Sets 2020 World Record [Video]

Boy, It's A Hot One: Death Valley Sets 2020 World Record

If you like to summer in Death Valley, California, you're tougher and braver than most. And according to Gizmodo, things are downright ridiculous right now. On Sunday, Furnace Creek's weather station..

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Tragedy Strikes 'Glee' Cast Once More: Naya Rivera Found Dead At 33 [Video]

Tragedy Strikes 'Glee' Cast Once More: Naya Rivera Found Dead At 33

Naya Rivera shot to stardom playing Santana Lopez on the hit series 'Glee.' CNN reports her body was found on Monday, following a six-day search. Rivera went missing during a boat ride with her..

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Body of 'Glee' actress Rivera found in CA lake: Sheriff [Video]

Body of 'Glee' actress Rivera found in CA lake: Sheriff

A body recovered from a lake in California is that of missing "Glee" actress Naya Rivera, Ventura County Sheriff Bill Ayub told a news conference on Monday.

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Body found at lake where Glee actress Naya Rivera went missing [Video]

Body found at lake where Glee actress Naya Rivera went missing

A body has been found at the California lake where former Glee actress Naya Rivera went missing, police have said.The 33-year-old disappeared while on a boating trip with her four-year-old son at Lake..

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NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower [Video]

NYC Mayor paints 'Black Lives Matter' outside Trump Tower

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio joined Reverend Al Sharpton and others on Thursday in painting the words "Black Lives Matter" on Fifth Avenue - and right outside of Trump Tower. Lisa Bernhard has..

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New health crisis looms as patients delay care [Video]

New health crisis looms as patients delay care

The resurgence of COVID-19 in the U.S. is creating another health crisis as hospitals fill and patients are fearful or unable to get non-emergency care. This report produced by Yahaira Jacquez.

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Benjamin Keough, Son Of Lisa Marie Presley Dies At 27 [Video]

Benjamin Keough, Son Of Lisa Marie Presley Dies At 27

Elvis Presley's grandson Benjamin Keough has died. Keough is the son of Elvis's daughter, Lisa Marie Presley, and musician Danny Keough. According to CNN, the 27-year-old died in Calabasas, California...

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U.S. Hotels Use Robots To Deliver Room Service, Towels And Snacks To Avoid Human Contact [Video]

U.S. Hotels Use Robots To Deliver Room Service, Towels And Snacks To Avoid Human Contact

Seven California hotels are using adorable three-foot robots to provide room service. The Social Distancing Robot Ambassadors provide contactless deliveries and peace of mind to guests during the..

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Lea Michele quits Twitter amid trolling over missing Naya Rivera [Video]

Lea Michele quits Twitter amid trolling over missing Naya Rivera

Michele, who is currently pregnant with her first child, has come under fire from users on the social networking site for not publicly speaking out about Rivera's disappearance on California's Lake..

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Lisa Maria Presley's son de*d from apparent su*cide [Video]

Lisa Maria Presley's son de*d from apparent su*cide

The grandson of Elvis Prestley was reportedly found de*d in California on Sunday from a self inflicted g*nshot wound.

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Heather Morris wants to help find 'Glee' co-star Naya Rivera [Video]

Heather Morris wants to help find 'Glee' co-star Naya Rivera

Heather Morris has pleaded to join the search for Naya Rivera at Lake Piru, California.

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US sailors injured in explosion, fire on naval ship in San Diego [Video]

US sailors injured in explosion, fire on naval ship in San Diego

Several US sailors suffered injuries following an apparent explosion and fire on a naval ship in San Deigo, California on Sunday, US media reported citing the US Navy. Authorities were working to put..

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