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Volkswagen Agrees To Pay Billions To Settle Emissions-Rigging ScandalThe German automaker will pay more than $14 million, the largest settlement of its kind in U.S. history. Juan Fernandez reports.
Malls And Theme Parks Pour Money Into Preventing Orlando-Style Attacks; Audio ExcerptThe theme-park industry’s annual security bill, already roughly $250 million a year, is expected to grow by more than $100 million over the next few years, according to reports. Disneyland, Universal Studios Hollywood and SeaWorld all installed metal detectors outside their gates for the first time last December.
Cal State Faculty Urges 4 Years Of Math For HS Students; Audio ExcerptAccording to reports, high school students bound for a California State University campus who thought they could slide through their senior year without taking a math course might instead be hitting the books. CSU's Academic Senate, which represents faculty at all 23 campuses in the system, approved a resolution this spring calling for entering freshmen to take four years of high school math, rather than the current three.
Burbank Man Charged With Attempted Murder Of 10 Sheriff’s Deputies; Audio ExcerptA Burbank man was charged Tuesday with the attempted murder of ten Los Angeles County Sheriff’s deputies after an eight-hour standoff in Bellflower last week, prosecutors said. Juan Manuel Martinez, 39, was charged with 13 felony counts, including 10 counts of attempted murder of a peace officer in the June 23 shooting, according to Los Angeles County prosecutors.
Rescue Efforts Continue To Free Entangled Blue Whale Near Dana PointAny boater who may spot the whale has been urged to notify authorities. CBS2's Jasmine Viel reports.