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Team Luna Rossa Challenge (R) skippered by Massimiliano Sirena and Emirates Team New Zealand (L) skippered by Dean Barker in action during the Louis Vuitton Cup Round Robin 5 on July 28, 2013 in San Francisco, California. The winner of the Louis Vuitton Cup goes on to race against Oracle Team USA in the America's Cup Finals that start on September 7. Emirates Team New Zealand won the race. (credit: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images)

Team New Zealand Beats Italy By 3 Minutes, 21 Seconds In America’s Cup Trials

Emirates Team New Zealand beat Italy’s Luna Rossa by 3 minutes, 21 seconds in their final meeting in the round-robins in the America’s Cup challenger trials Sunday on San Francisco Bay.


Steve Harper is in New Zealand and not sure when he's returning to California. (credit: Nelson Mail)

Local Man Touring New Zealand Narrowly Escapes Getting Swept Down River In His Van

A Granada Hills man and his friends narrowly averted tragedy when the van they were sleeping in was swept away by a rising river in New Zealand.


Crust is all the rage in Australia and now one has opened in Studio City. (credit:

Dine On A Dime: Crust

Australia’s #1 pizza joint has just opened up shop in Studio City.


Austin Brashears loved to travel. His family wanted people to see his playful side. (credit: the Brashears family)

Local Families Mourn BU Students Killed In New Zealand Crash

The parents of a Boston University student killed in a collision in New Zealand were grieving Sunday, along with the families of two other BU students, one of whom had lived in Woodland Hills.


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2 California Locals Among 3 Students Killed In New Zealand Crash

Three students from Boston University, including a 21-year-old from Huntington Beach, have died and five others were injured in a crash in New Zealand.


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Hackers Post Phony Tupac Story On PBS Website

PBS officials say hackers have cracked the network’s website. The hackers apparently posted a phony story claiming dead rapper Tupac Shakur was alive in New Zealand.


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Don’t Do This While Driving, Either

She thought she was doing the right thing, by setting her cruise control at 62 mph before starting her hygenic ritual. And even before that, she made sure she had killed all germs.


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Weaker New Zealand Quake Packed Deadlier Punch

The latest New Zealand earthquake is five times smaller than the one that rocked the area last September yet caused much more destruction.


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LA Firefighters Mobilized For Quake-Stricken New Zealand

Los Angeles County firefighters are being mobilized for deployment to earthquake-stricken New Zealand.

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