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  1. Investigations put Palm Springs business deals under spotlightRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 22 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The city of Palm Springs is working to iron out the details of the investigation called for by Mayor Pro Tem Paul Lewin. It will look into the city's business incentive programs and recent land sales.


  2. Android robot urinates on Apple logo in Google MapsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 24, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    In the outskirts of Rawalpindi, a Pakistani city less than 10 miles southwest of Islamabad, is what appears to be a park in the shape of an Android robot urinating on an Apple logo. It's not clear how long the image has been there.


  3. Chinese censors have new cyberweaponRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    China's cybercensors have long used a "Great Firewall" to block its citizens from reading critical articles from Western news websites or consuming other content it disapproves of. But it's no longer enough for them, says a study published Friday.


  4. Stanford business school tops HarvardRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 10, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    In the cut-throat world of business schools, it was a West Coast non-Ivy that came out on top this year. Stanford is top business school, according to a ranking by U.S. News released Tuesday.


  5. UN investigates claim of ISIS organ theftRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The United Nations is looking into claims that ISIS -- already considered the wealthiest terrorist group on record -- may be harvesting organs from slain civilians and gaining financial benefits by trafficking the body parts, officials said Wednesday. But Britain's ambassador to the U.N., Mark Lyall Grant, said the issue has not been officially discussed.


  6. Study: Small screens can harm children's sleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2015 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    And that means his son, age 11, can't take his Kindle or other electronic devices upstairs, where their bedrooms are located. "Upstairs are bedrooms only, which I want to remain tranquil and quiet, so our rule is no screens upstairs," says Stephenson, of Maplewood, New Jersey.


  7. Protesters smash windows in BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 6, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Protests turned violent in Berkeley, California, on Saturday night when some masked demonstrators smashed windows while others hurled rocks at police. "A small portion of protesters have been violent.


  8. Berkeley students protest UC tuition hikeRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Students at U.C. Berkeley protested for a second day Friday against a tuition hike approved this week by the University of California. More than 300 students had occupied Berkeley's Wheeler Hall, according to the university's student-run newspaper, The Daily Californian. 3 comments

  9. Man dies in fraternity house near UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    A 20-year-old man has died at a fraternity house near the University of California Berkeley campus. Lt. Ed Spiller says police and paramedics responded to reports of the unresponsive man at the home of the Zeta Psi fraternity on Sunday.


  10. Reports: Zaidi will be Dodgers' new GMRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 5, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Oakland A's assistant general manager Farhan Zaidi will be officially hired as the Dodgers' GM later this week, multiple media outlets reported Tuesday night. The Dodgers' front office, revised since new president of baseball operations Andrew Friedman took over and GM Ned Colletti was reassigned last month, figures to include other new faces, too.


  11. UC Berkeley overturns vote to disinvite MaherRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 30, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    The controversy over having TV host Bill Maher speak at the University of California Berkeley has taken another turn. Well, make that two.


  12. How some cities are reinventing Columbus DayRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 12, 2014 | KESQ-TV Palm Desert

    Columbus Day often brings to mind the Nina, the Pinta and the Santa Maria. This Monday, some cities and states would rather you think of the Sioux, the Suquamish and the Chippewa.


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