A resurgent Joe Biden rode a wave of momentum to win Texas and eight other states, while Bernie Sanders was leading in Super Tuesday’s biggest race in California, setting up a one-on-one battle for the Democratic presidential nomination.
Another group of nearly 350 Americans airlifted from the epicenter of China's fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak have been placed under quarantine at two military bases in California, as the number of confirmed US cases of the disease rose to 12.
Black people in California were stopped by police officers much more frequently than other racial groups in 2018, and police were more likely to use force against them, new statistics from eight large law enforcement agencies in the state reveal.
An environmental group launched legal action seeking to ban commercial use of “super-toxic” rat poisons in California, citing data showing the products pose a grave threat to a dozen endangered species and other wildlife.
Hundreds of thousands of Californians were still without electricity due to preemptive blackouts as hot, windy conditions causing wildfires spread south toward Los Angeles, in a situation blasted as ‘unacceptable’ by the state's governor.