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California: State in the western United States
California is a state in the Pacific Region of the United States. With 39.5 million residents across a total area of about 163,696 square miles (423,970 km2), California is the most populous U.S. state and the third-largest by area. The state capital is Sacramento. The Greater Los Angeles Area and the San Francisco Bay Area are the nation's second- and fifth-most populous urban regions, with 18.7 million and 9.7 million residents respectively. Los Angeles is California's most populous city, and the country's second-most populous, after New York City. California also has the nation's most populous county, Los Angeles County, and its largest county by area, San Bernardino County. The City and County of San Francisco is both the country's second most densely populated major city after New York City and the fifth most densely populated county, behind only four of the five New York City boroughs.

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Postponing Games 'best decision for everyone', says surfing star Carissa Moore

Carissa Moore gives her thoughts on the postponement of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.

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Have Meghan and Harry moved to California?

Rumours suggest that the Duke and Duchess of Sussex have left Canada for the west coast of America.The hearsay comes shortly after it was announced Meghan would be voicing a new film about a family of..

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U.S. firms rush to make virus 'immunity' tests

As the United States works overtime to screen thousands for the novel coronavirus, a new blood test offers the chance to find out who may have immunity - a potential game changer in the battle to..

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People Begin To Donate Their Own Face Masks To Fight Shortage In Hospitals

Doctors in the U.S. face a medical equipment shortage, with some doctors reusing their face masks and others only using them for severe cases. According to Business Insider, a shortage in face masks..

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California's stay-at-home order leaves homeless vulnerable [Video]

California's stay-at-home order leaves homeless vulnerable

San Francisco Supervisor Dean Preston donated $10,000 of his own money to help house the homeless during California's shelter-in-place order. Chris Dignam has more.

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Young Olympic hopeful Sky Brown sends video message to fans from quarentine [Video]

Young Olympic hopeful Sky Brown sends video message to fans from quarentine

Eleven-year-old skateboarding prodigy says her Olympic dream is alive but has just become "a longer journey"

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Half of Californians testing positive between ages 18-49: Newsom

In California, where 51 people have died and 2,200 tested positive, Governor Gavin Newsom said fully half the confirmed cases were between the ages of 18 and 49, and reminded people that 'this disease..

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