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FBI's secret rules to spy on journalists, hunt their sources

Since at least 2011, the FBI has adopted secret rules to spy on journalists who publish classified information and hunt down their anonymous sources.

Eat Pray Love author

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'Eat, Pray, Love' author announces separation from husband

Elizabeth Gilbert announced she is separating from her husband a decade after writing about their romance in the best selling book, "Eat, Pray, Love."

Orangutan in zoo

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Orangutan escapes in Fla. amusement park

An orangutan climbed onto the trending lists of social media Friday when it escaped and got loose in a Florida amusement park, ABC News and NBC News reported.

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Openly gay Miss America contestant makes history

Smiling as she sits in a float at St. Louis' annual pride parade, Erin O'Flaherty gleams with a crown atop her head, a prize she clinched after being crowned Miss Missouri last month.

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Dad hilariously re-creates daughter's sexy selfies

"You're so hot!"


Keeping your pets safe during Fourth of July holiday

Heading into a weekend with fireworks and holiday celebrations, it's important to remember to take care of your family pet.


London designer makes 'photo-proof' scarf

London-based and Dutch-born designer Saif Siddiqui has created a "paparazzi-proof" scarf that makes the person wearing it almost invisible to flash photography.

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Dame Judi Dench gets tatted up at 81

Dame Judi Dench recently revealed that she got some ink for the first time -- at the age of 81.

Chuck E. Cheese

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Man tries robbing Chuck E. Cheese during job interview

A man in Kentucky who was applying for a job at Chuck E. Cheese definitely did not get the job, after trying to rob the restaurant during his interview, authorities say.

human library


What do modern libraries loan? Human books

What does a library look like in a modern city?

There are still epic tales of migration, inspiring stories of people overcoming hardship, and chronicles of religious or racial persecution.

But in some places, there aren't any books -- instead, it's hum...

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Police try to save woman, is actually blow-up doll

Amsterdam police were called to an apartment Tuesday after neighbors warned of a woman who seemed to be in trouble, UPI reports.

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How to know when you're being lied to

What were you doing between 10 and 11 a.m. yesterday morning?

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Bill Murray crashes bachelor party, gives advice

Leave it to Bill Murray to crash a bachelor party in South Carolina.

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Director tweets first image of Batman in 'Man of Steel' sequel

After teasing fans on Monday with a partial glimpse of the Batmobile for the…

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William, Harry visit the King at Graceland

Prince William and Prince Harry, in Memphis for a friend's wedding Saturday, paid…

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Heidi Fleiss charged with DUI

Former Hollywood madam Heidi Fleiss was arrested early Tuesday on DUI charges and a…

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Report: Seth Meyers weds longtime girlfriend

"Saturday Night Live" star Seth Meyers has reportedly tied the knot with longtime…

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*NSYNC member Lance Bass engaged

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Local Headlines


Bomb Threat Scare at Avila Beach

Local hotel, beach evacuated as safety precaution.

Deputies Return Stolen Items to Los Osos Residents

A neighborhood in Los Osos got hit pretty hard Thursday morning.

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Plains All American Pipeline Stock Plunges After Refugio Oil Spill

NewsChannel 3 continues our special series of reports into the Refugio oil spill…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: SLO Porsche Crash Leads to Bogus Story

You've probably heard the saying that 'honesty is the best policy." What you're…

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NewsChannel 3 Investigates: Fire Chief Fights to Fix Fatal Flaws in the 911 System

Who has a better system for identifying and processing mobile phone calls? The 9-1-…

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Hundreds of Kids Experience Classical Music in Santa Barbara's 'Fun in the Sun' Event

More than 300 kids will visit the Music Academy of the West and watch and exclusive…

Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade Preparations Underway

The Santa Barbara Summer Solstice Parade will be taking over the city tomorrow, but…

Red Cross Opens Shelter For Scherpa "Sherpa" Fire Evacuees

14 Santa Barbara County residents are staying at the Santa Barbara City College's…

Local Sports

Imoff Loses Right Eye in Freak Accident

Phillies Prospect Matt Imhof of Cal Poly Loses Right Eye in Accident

Former Cal Poly pitching standout Matt Imhof had his right eye removed following…

UCSB Optimistic About Injury to Nelson

UCSB Baseball Hoping that Kyle Nelson Suffered Only Minor Injury

UCSB Head Coach Andrew Checketts texted KEYT Sports and said his fingers were…

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