Israeli riot police keep watch during clashes that followed a protest against Israel's military offensive on the Gaza Strip, in the northern city of Nazareth, on July 21, 2014. The clashes came as Nazareth and cities in the West Bank observed a general strike to mourn the victims of the Gaza conflict between Israel and Hamas -- the bloodiest since 2009 -- that has cost more than 500 Palestinian lives in two weeks. AFP PHOTO / AHMAD GHARABLI (credit: AHMAD GHARABLI/AFP/Getty Images)

State Department Urges US Citizens To Avoid Travel To Israel As Fighting Intensifies

As clashes in Gaza continue to escalate, the State Department has issued a warning for Americans to avoid traveling to the region.


Mexico's defender Diego Reyes (R) heads the ball with Matthew Besler (C) and Geoffrey Cameron (L) of the US during their 2014 World Cup qualifying football match at Azteca stadium in Mexico City, on March 26, 2013.  AFP PHOTO / Yuri CORTEZ        (Photo credit should read YURI CORTEZ/AFP/Getty Images)

USA Scores By Tying Mexico 0-0 In Azteca In World Cup Qualifier

Brad Guzan swatted away shot after shot and the Americans hung on for a 0-0 draw with Mexico on Tuesday night, earning only their second point in a World Cup qualifier at Azteca Stadium.


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4 SoCal Men Arrested In Alleged Terror Plot

The FBI has reported that four Southern California men have been charged with allegedly plotting to kill Americans in the United States and overseas by joining Al-Qaeda and the Taliban in Afghanistan.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/19/2012

US Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney speaks to the press in Costa Mesa, California, on September 17, 2012. (credit: Nicholas Kamm/AFP/GettyImages)

Romney Backtracks After Saying 47% Of Americans Think They’re ‘Victims’

Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney indicated he was taken out of context after a secret video caught him saying some controversial statements.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/17/2012

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SoCal Lawmakers Voice ‘Serious Concerns’ Over Constitutionality Of Defense Bill

Two local congressmen are opposed to legislation that they say could legalize the indefinite detention of U.S. citizens without a trial.


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95% Of Americans Get Less Than 8 Hours Of Sleep

Pete Bils visited the KCAL 9 studios Thursday and talked about the sleep we aren’t getting!

CBS2 / KCAL9–10/06/2011


Frisky And Risky: 2 Southland Cities Rank Among The World’s Most Promiscuous

It seems Americans, and Southern Californians specifically, aren’t very good at practicing safe sex.

CBS Los Angeles–09/29/2011

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More Americans Stressed Over Debt; Minorities Lose Financial Footing

As the U.S. economic recovery begins to show signs of slowing, more Americans are facing mounting debt totals while their pocketbooks continue to shrink — and minorities may be the hardest hit.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–07/27/2011


SoCal Workers Gunned Down Execution-Style In Tijuana

Drug violence in Mexico has left many Californians wary of crossing the border after two U.S. citizens were fatally shot on Tuesday.

KNX 1070 NEWSRADIO–04/06/2011

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Obesity Costs Take Toll On Bank Accounts

According to a study by George Washington University’s School of Public Health and Health Services, the annual costs of being obese are $4,879 for a woman and $2,646 for a man.


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Study: 77 Percent Of Americans Stressed On The Job

A new study finds that 77 percent of Americans are stressed at work.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/30/2011

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Money 101: Savings & Sense

New data shows that 1 in 3 Americans has no retirement savings, while many have no emergency fund.


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Baca: No Evidence US Muslims Not Cooperating With Police

Sheriff Lee Baca said Monday he strongly disagrees with a New York lawmaker who says American Muslims are being uncooperative with law enforcement.


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2M Americans To Lose Jobless Benefits In December

For nearly two million Americans who’ve been on unemployment for 99 weeks, the end of the line is near.