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Explained: California’s data privacy law

January 07, 2020 7:34 am

It gives users new controls over the way Internet companies use their data. What are these changes, which will affect users beyond California too? How does the law compare with the privacy bill India has planned?

15 mins before he was killed in California, Mysuru student had called his father, sent family a text

November 30, 2019 10:17 pm

At around 11.15 pm, Abhishek had spoken to his father over the phone and sent a message to his family. Within 15 minutes, they received news of his death.

California shooting: Suspected gunman dies in hospital

November 16, 2019 8:02 am

The student who killed two classmates and wounded three others before shooting himself in the head on his birthday died on Friday of his wounds, the Los Angeles County Sheriff's office said in a statement.

California wildfires: Utility says power lines may have started two fires

October 29, 2019 8:46 am

Pacific Gas & Electric Co. says its power lines may have started two wildfires over the weekend in the San Francisco Bay Area.

Student shot teen near California school, slipped into class, says police

October 23, 2019 8:33 am

The 16-year-old victim, meanwhile, crawled into a friend’s car and was driven to a hospital, where he was listed in stable condition Tuesday afternoon.

Skeleton unearthed beneath California peak

October 17, 2019 9:58 am

High Sierra mystery: A human skeleton has been recovered beneath California's second-highest peak; authorities have no reports of anyone missing in the area.

California governor signs law giving child sex assault victims more time to file lawsuits

October 14, 2019 12:43 pm

California is at least the third state this year to take this step. Earlier this year, New York and New Jersey raised their statutes of limitations to age 55.

California bans private prisons and immigration detention centers

October 12, 2019 8:29 am

The last three remaining privately run prisons in California's corrections system, housing a total of 1,400 inmates, are set to close in four years under the new law when their contracts with the state expire.

Millions brace for unprecedented power cuts in California

October 09, 2019 10:31 pm

The outages will hit 34 counties, including much of the San Francisco Bay area, triggering a scramble by residents to prepare for what may be days without power.

Outages to deter wildfires burden rural California counties

September 28, 2019 11:54 am

California lawmakers this year set aside $75 million to prepare local governments for the outages, but officials have yet to decide how to distribute the money.

CALIFORNIA VIDEOS

Who Is Kamala Harris? | 2020 US Presidential Candidate

January 24, 2019 4:56 pm

Senator Kamala Harris, Democrat of California, is joining the race for the White House. Ms. Harris becomes the fourth woman currently serving in Congress to announce her presidential ambitions.

'I heard the gunshot' | Witnesses recount California shooting

November 12, 2018 3:52 pm

At least 12 people were killed in a shooting at a bar in Thousand Oaks, California. Borderline Bar and Grill was holding its weekly event for college students.

Why some employees at Disney Land cannot pay their rent

September 07, 2018 12:42 pm

They are struggling to get by and they’re fighting to pass a living wage ballot measure in California, they hope will change that.