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Mitt Romney

Mitt Romney's 'Dumb and Dumber' scenario

Mitt Romney says he's not running for president again. Mind's made up. No chance of changing it. Well, except for his "Dumb and Dumber" scenario.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

Philippe Wojazer / Reuters

New French government announced

A new French government was announced Tuesday, one day after it dissolved amid turmoil among top ministers.

SB Sups Review Chumash Casino Expansion

The expansion project includes a proposed 12-story, 215 room hotel tower that was revealed in graphic detail at the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors weekly hearing in Santa Maria on Tuesday.

Bill and Melinda Gates

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Bill Gates, wife give $1 million to gun control

Microsoft founder Bill Gates and his wife Melinda have together donated $1 million to the Washington Alliance for Gun Responsibility, a gun control advocacy group.

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh

REUTERS/Tim Shaffer

Former FBI Director Freeh still hospitalized

Former FBI Director Louis Freeh was seriously injured and hospitalized after a single-vehicle accident in Vermont, state police said.

Vermont State Police said Tuesday that Freeh was still hospitalized and being treated for his injuries. There was no ...

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Obama announces new efforts for vets

President Barack Obama detailed Tuesday how his administration is attempting to rectify shortfalls in caring for war veterans, just as new threats abroad could require more sacrifices for American military families.

Obama discusses Syria, Situation Room

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Signs point to U.S. airstrikes in Syria

President Barack Obama has yet to decide whether to authorize air strikes against ISIS targets in Syria, the White House insists.

More and more, though, the signals and nuance from the administration and the military suggest such a campaign could be c...

Phoenix VA Medical Center

CNN

Scathing report slams veterans' care

A lengthy report on wait times at VA health care facilities in Phoenix found that 28 veterans had "clinically significant delays" in care, and six of them died, but investigators couldn't conclusively link their deaths to the delays.

The scathing repo...

Burning of the White House

Library of Congress

UK sorry for marking 200 years since WH burned

Who knew the War of 1812 could inflame passions in the age of Twitter? The British Embassy in Washington has apologized after tweeting a photo marking the 200th anniversary of British troops burning the White House on Aug. 24, 1814, during the War of 1812.

Rick Perry

Stuart Clark/CNN

Democratic operative joins Perry legal team

Texas Gov. Rick Perry added another high-powered lawyer to his team fighting a felony indictment against him, but this addition is just as much about sending a message than winning the case.

State Senate Passes Bill Linked To Isla Vista Massacre

A bill that would require officers to review a gun-owners database during a welfare check unanimously passed in the California State Senate.

Francois Hollande and Valerie Trierweiler

Philippe Wojazer / Reuters

French government dissolved amid turmoil

The French government was dissolved Monday amid turmoil among top ministers.

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American dies fighting for ISIS

A 33-year-old San Diego native is killed fighting for the militant group ISIS in the…

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Store buys Lincoln's signature for $50

A California trading company owner buys a document signed by Abraham Lincoln for $50.

ISIS threat

ISIS bigger threat than al-Qaeda?

In January, the president said ISIS didn't pose nearly the threat of al-Qaeda. Has…

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U.S. official: ISIS is imminent threat

U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says ISIS is an imminent threat to every…

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5 fun facts about Barack Obama

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The British Monarchy

Prince George, who is third in line to the British throne, celebrates his first…

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SB Sups Review Chumash Casino Expansion

The expansion project includes a proposed 12-story, 215 room hotel tower that was…

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Investigation Leads to High-Level Gang Arrests

Ventura County prosecutors announced the arrest and indictments of suspected members…

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Surfers Warn Novices About High Surf

A former Rincon Classic surf champion expects the biggest waves of the year this…

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Plea for Help from Family of Murdered Santa Maria Man

As Javier Limon Jr. stares at a collection of photographs of his late father Javier…

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

NewsChannel 3 Tipline Helps Pismo Man Get New Teeth

In this Tipline story, we help a man battered by life. A series of tragic events…

Woman Featured In Tipline Story Gets $25,000

NewsChannel 3 has a nice surprise for a woman who battled the City of Santa Barbara…

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Father/daughter duo spend summer volunteering

Father/Daughter Pair Learn Valuable Lessons Outside Classroom

While many students took the summer break to vacation and enjoy the time off from…

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Westmont College Staffers Take The Ice Bucket Challenge

Westmont College President Gayle Beebe took part in the ALS ice bucket challenge…

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Through Tragedy The Community of Goleta Comes Together

Police continue to investigate a homicide in Goleta, following the tragedy, a group…

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Weird sea critters invade West Coast beaches

Thousands of strange sea creatures are washing ashore on California beaches,…

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Mexico puts out the welcome mat for Big Oil

Mexico's landmark energy reform -- so long in the making -- is starting to take…

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Gulf 'dead zone' is the size of Connecticut

The Gulf of Mexico has a "dead zone" the size of the state of Connecticut.

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