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Over the next century, there is a 20 to 50 percent chance that the Southwestern United States could experience a "megadrought," defined as a drought that lasts more than three decades, according to researchers from the U.S. Geological Survey and two universities.The grim projection was announced Wednesday by Cornell University, referencing a joint study conducted by researchers there along with the University of Arizona and the USGS.The study, which will be...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 4:54 PM

SAN BERNARDINO — The San Bernardino County Board of Education will move its monthly meeting to Sept. 2 due to the Labor Day holiday.The board typically meets on the first Monday of the month. It will meet at 1 p.m. on Sept. 2...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 4:35 PM

U.S. Rep. Paul Cook, R-Apple Valley, on Thursday will be fielding questions in a Twitter Town Hall, where Twitter users can tweet inquiries to the Congressman using the hashtag #AskCook.The town hall will run from noon to 1 p.m.,...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 4:00 PM

"Reportedly, he has returned to the Polk County area. We will be attempting to serve him his warrant, at which time he will be taken into custody." - Polk County, Oregon, Corrections Director Martin Silbernagel, talking about Jesse Helt, the man who...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 1:00 PM

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Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 12:30 PM

HESPERIA — More than three months after a delivery van driven by Joshua Caleb Smith crashed into a car carrying a family of five, killing them all, prosecutors on Wednesday were still reviewing whether or not Smith would face...

Posted Aug 27, 2014 at 9:00 AM

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Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 6:43 AM

Consumer Reports says pregnant woman should avoid all tuna because of the mercury content in the beloved fish. The advice goes against FDA and EPA guidelines, which say pregnant women can - and should - eat 8 to 12 ounces of seafood per week,...

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 6:39 AM

The youngest child of Martin Luther King Jr. says her father's legacy is on the line in the wake of the fatal shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown.

Updated Aug 27, 2014 at 3:02 PM

It's time to get out the cameras and submit your best photos for the Daily Press 2014 Amateur Photo Contest. This year’s contest winners will again be used for a 2015 calendar. Entry categories will be: Winter, Spring, Summer and...

Updated Aug 26, 2014 at 8:41 PM

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto praised Gov. Jerry Brown and state lawmakers Tuesday for approving a series of immigrant-friendly laws, saying California is taking a lead role in the absence of...

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