Local News

LA Restaurants Lead Italian Quake Relief Efforts With PastaA pasta dish named after the Italian town hit by an earthquake is the main dish at LA restaurants raising money for relief.
In The Garden: Fall Fire PitsFall is on its way, and it's time to think about fire pits. Gardening guru Nick Federoff has some ideas on how to put together a creative, safe space for a warm evening by the fire.
Suspected DUI Driver Rear-Ends Sheriff's Patrol CarA driver plowed into the back of a sheriff's cruiser Friday night, with a deputy inside. Both were taken to a hospital and released. The driver was arrested on charges of driving under the influence.
Only On 2: Residents Angered That Abandoned Church In Long Beach Is Now Haven For Gang Members, Addicts"The property was once beautiful," he said, "but now it's tore up."
BMX Fans Devastated As Southern California's Oldest Track ClosesIt's an end of an era for a family tradition in Orange after lease negotiations for the track owner falls through.
Only On 9: Chino Couple Accuses Wedding Planner Of Running Away With Their $20KThe couple paid -- in full -- to have their wedding at the Green Mountain Ranch in Lytle Creek, which was evacuated as the Blue Cut Fire burned out of control.

Entertainment

Twisted Sister Frontman Turns ‘We’re Not Gonna Take It’ Into Piano BalladSnider re-recorded the 1984 song to raise awareness for Criss Angel’s HELP charity.
Homeland Security Investigates Leslie Jones Website HackThe hack exposed the driver's license, passport and intimate photos of the "Saturday Night Live" star, along with hateful and racist images.
'SNL' Star Leslie Jones' Personal Site Offline After HackingLeslie Jones' personal website has been taken offline after it appeared hackers posted her driver's license and passport and explicit photos of the actress-comedienne.
Steven Hill, Who Played 'Law & Order' DA Schiff, Dies At 94Steven Hill, a versatile character actor in theater, films and television who achieved his greatest success late in life as grumpy District Attorney Adam Schiff on TV's long-running "Law & Order," died Tuesday. He was 94.
'NSync, Backstreet Boys Creator Lou Pearlman Dies In PrisonLou Pearlman, credited for starting the boy-band craze and launching the careers of the Backstreet Boys and 'NSync, has died in prison while serving a 25-year sentence for a massive Ponzi scheme.
Counterfeit Drugs Taken From Prince's Home Contained FentanylSome of the pills taken from Prince's estate in Paisley Park after his death were counterfeit drugs that actually contained fentanyl — a synthetic opioid 50 times more powerful than heroin, an official close to the investigation said.

Business

California's Jobless Rate Increases As More Enter WorkforceThe California Employment Development Department said Friday that the rate rose one-tenth of a percentage point, to 5.5 percent.
Macy's Plans To Close 100 Stores, Boost Online InvestmentThe closures represent close to 14 percent of its stores under the Macy's brand.
California Unemployment Edges Up To 5.4 PercentThe California Employment Development Department says the state's unemployment rate edged up to 5.4 percent in June.
Report: Unilever To Pay $1B For LA-Based Dollar Shave ClubConsumer products giant Unilever says it has agreed to buy the fast-growing California-based men's grooming business Dollar Shave Club for a reported $1 billion.
Pepsi To Reintroduce Aspartame In New Diet BeverageThe company will start selling the new Diet Pepsi Classic Sweetener Blend this fall, which will contain aspartame in its formula. But, Diet Pepsi will continue to be sweetened without aspartame.
Bank Of America To Eliminate Up To 8,000 Jobs In Retail Division: Report Bank of America is reportedly set to fire as many as 8,000 employees within its retail banking division.

Politics

Trump's Campaign CEO Accused Of Anti-Semitic RemarksThe ex-wife of Trump campaign chief Stephen Bannon claims he said he "didn't want the girls going to school with Jews" when the couple was arguing about their daughters' education a decade ago.
Hillary Clinton Proposes New Federal Fund To Combat Zika VirusAs the Zika virus continues to spread, Hillary Clinton is proposing a new fund to improve the federal government's response to major public health crises.
Demand Low For California Pollution CreditsCalifornia's latest carbon auction has brought more bad news for Gov. Jerry Brown's landmark programs fighting climate change.
Hillary Clinton To Wrap Up Fundraising Swing In Laguna BeachDemocratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton will wrap up a two-day visit to Southern California with fundraisers in the Hollywood Hills and Laguna Beach.
Restored Voting Rights Sought For California's DisabledA California law that makes it easier for people with developmental disabilities to keep and regain the right to vote. The law, which took effect Jan. 1, protects that right if they can express a desire to vote.
Report Claims Trump's Companies Are $650 Million In DebtA report in the New York Times claims Trump's companies are heavily in debt. The candidate has dismissed similar reports, saying debt is part of doing business.

Health

Breast Density Helps Determine When To Get Mammograms, Study SaysRecent recommendations about how often to get a mammogram have created confusion. Now, a study has concluded individual factors, like breast density and family history, should determine how often women get mammograms.
Marrow Donor Sought To Save Young Father's LifeAdam Krief has a rare form of blood cancer. A marrow transplant is the only way to save his life.
Aetna To Pull Out Of Obamacare ExchangesAetna is reportedly reducing its presence on the individual exchanges in 2017 in the latest blow to Obamacare.
Study: Kids Exposed To Acetaminophen Before Birth Have Higher Risk Of Behavioral IssuesOf the nearly 7,800 pregnant women studied, five percent of their children had behavior problems, researchers say.
No Vaccinations, No School; That's The LawMedical exemptions are allowed, but not those based on personal beliefs.
Woman In 60s Is Orange County's First Human Case Of West Nile Virus This YearOrange County health officials confirmed Wednesday its first human case of West Nile virus this year.

CBS National News

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MoneyWatch: Massive shortfall in state pensions; Big job cuts after beer merger

CBS World News

Italy grieves with emotional mass funeral for earthquake victims
Stranded mariners' "SOS" in sand gets aircraft crew's attention
North Korea makes violent threat at truce village inside DMZ
France's top court overturns burkini ban after worldwide attention
Mastermind in major cafe attack killed in police raid
MoneyWatch: Massive shortfall in state pensions; Big job cuts after beer merger

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