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For first time homebuyers it was one of the hardest years ever to afford a house. But homeowners saw tremendous gains in housing wealth.

Zara Rutherford set off from Belgium in August to circle the globe in her Shark UL plane. Five months later, she landed back home, having landed in 41 countries on five continents.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., has said a new law prohibiting members of Congress from picking individual stocks isn't needed, but added if it has the backing of caucus she is ok with it.

For infants, toddlers, and children, one sign of an especially close relationship is if two people do something that involves exchanging saliva, like taking bites from the same piece of food.

Fulton County District Attorney Fani Willis is weighing whether Donald Trump and others committed crimes by trying to pressure Georgia officials to overturn Joe Biden's election win.

On both sides of the abortion debate, activists say this could be the last anniversary before <em>Roe v. Wade</em> is overturned or significantly rolled back.

Lisala Folau told a local broadcaster about his swimming journey, which lasted more than a day and took him to three islands. Social media users hearing his story are calling him "real-life Aquaman."

The attack targeted a contractor in Switzerland that was storing the data. The Red Cross has been forced to halt a program that reunites families torn apart by violence, migration or other tragedies.

The committee is asking Ivanka Trump to voluntarily cooperate with the panel's investigation. The panel sent her a letter on Thursday.

New York City's American Museum of Natural History began the process of removing the controversial statue from its entrance on Tuesday night. It will be shipped to North Dakota in the coming weeks.

J. Alexander Kueng, Thomas Lane and Tou Thao stand accused of violating Floyd's civil rights by failing to provide him with medical aid during the May 2020 arrest in Minneapolis.

Democrat Gary Chambers Jr. is running to unseat Louisiana Sen. John Kennedy. Chambers follows in the footsteps of other politicians who have used attention-grabbing ads to up their name recognition.

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Assemblymember Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

CA universal health care: Would you pay more taxes for it?

Assemblymember Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

Cost/savings debate over California universal health care

Assembly member Ash Kalra defends AB 1400, his bill that would establish California universal health care by taxing businesses and citizens.

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Today marks one year since President Joe Biden was sworn into office.

Watch live: Biden holds first formal press conference of 2022

Today marks one year since President Joe Biden was sworn into office.

The threat of war looms along the Russian-Ukrainian border, where nearly 100,000 Russian troops are stationed.  The White House says Russia could attack Ukraine at any point.

What are Putin’s motivations for threatening to invade Ukraine?

The threat of war looms along the Russian-Ukrainian border, where nearly 100,000 Russian troops are stationed. The White House says Russia could attack Ukraine at any point.

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Work heavily shapes American identity. How can we change it?

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Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

Getting rid of carbon footprints: How some CA housing developments are doing it

Cutting or eliminating greenhouse gas emissions is the aim of two new developments in Valencia and Tejon Ranch.

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The primary election for Orange County’s next district attorney is in June. Candidates Todd Spitzer and Pete Hardin are already duking it out in the public square.

Throwing mud and dust: Inside Spitzer v. Hardin race for OC DA

The primary election for Orange County’s next district attorney is in June. Candidates Todd Spitzer and Pete Hardin are already duking it out in the public square.

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