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  1. A $499 phone for people who hate phonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 15 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    If you need a break from the constant stress of technology, you can toss your smartphone in a drawer, head to California's peaceful Mendocino coast, and admire the majestic madrone trees while picking up the occasional bits of plastic litter that wash up on the sand. Or you can pay up to $499 for a peculiar disk that acts like a parred down smartphone, available in reclaimed ocean plastic or sustainable madrone wood.


  2. Muhammad Ali planned details of funeral himselfRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 7 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Muhammad Ali began crafting details of his own funeral years ago, insisting on an open and inclusive service, a family spokesman said Tuesday. "This began with 'The Champ' a decade ago," spokesman Bob Gunnell told reporters at a news conference.


  3. UCLA, Under Armour sign record $280 million dealRead the original story w/Photo

    May 24, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The $280 million deal with Under Armour will last for 15 years, industry sources told CNNMoney on Tuesday. The news was first reported by ESPN.


  4. The soap that could fight ZikaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    This insect sinking its mouth into human flesh to feed its unborn children killed 438,000 people in 2015 alone -- 90% of those fatalities were in Sub-Saharan Africa. For this region, malaria is still a crippling burden, estimated to cause countries such as Nigeria and the Democratic Republic of Congo up to 1.3% of their GDP, according to the Malaria Consortium.


  5. 5-star WR recruit chooses Cal over GeorgiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 2, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Five-star wide receiver Demetris Robertson announced he has chosen to sign with California over Georgia and Notre Dame, his other two finalists. Robertson is rated as the No.


  6. Under Armour signs $86 million deal with UC BerkeleyRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The University of California, Berkeley has signed a 10-year deal with Under Armour, worth about $86 million, that will outfit all of its varsity sports teams as well as its recreational club teams. Through the deal, Under Armour will design and provide apparel, footwear and equipment for the school's Division I sports and will also supply its 34 club programs with apparel.


  7. The Top 1% haven't recovered yet, eitherRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 18, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The income of the Top 1 percent is also below where it was before the Great Recession, largely because America's richest took a massive hit during the economic downturn. They have yet to recover, despite the fact that they've captured the majority of the income gains since then.


  8. Why Americans are so angry in 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 9, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    In numerous polls, voters say America's economy is their No. 1 issue. They believe the middle class is dying, trade is killing U.S. jobs and that their kids won't have a chance to get ahead.


  9. CNN's Reality Check team vets the town hall claimsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 25, 2016 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    The Democratic candidates for president gathered in Iowa for CNN's Democratic Town Hall on Monday, and CNN's Reality Check team is spending the night putting their statements and assertions to the test. The team of reporters, researchers and editors across CNN is listening throughout the town hall, selecting key statements and then rating them True; Mostly True; True, but Misleading; False; or It's Complicated.


  10. Berkeley nixes $19 minimum wage in favor of $15Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 11, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    After months of anticipation, the City Council of Berkeley, Calif., decided not to take the plunge on a proposed $19 minimum wage when it met Tuesday evening. Had the council given the go-ahead, the $19 minimum would have been the highest in the United States by far.


  11. Fight for $15 stages biggest strike everRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 10, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Fast food employees and other minimum wage workers in hundreds of cities went on strike Tuesday morning in what organizers said would be the biggest strike yet for a $15 wage. Fast food chains McDonald's, Burger King, Wendy's and KFC were among the companies targeted for strikes, while home care and child care workers were also striking.


  12. Instead of Columbus Day, some celebrate thisRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 11, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    This Monday, instead of celebrating Christopher Columbus, some cities and schools are honoring the people he encountered in the New World and their descendants. More jurisdictions this year are recognizing the second Monday in October as Indigenous People's Day, building on efforts to shift the holiday's focus away from the Italian explorer.


  13. Invisibility cloak might soon be realityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2015 | Local TV Station KTVZ

    Harry Potter and friends used one to great effect, but is a real-life invisibility cloak possible in real life? New research says it could be. Scientists said last week that they've tested such a cloak, made up of microscopic rectangular gold blocks that would conform to an object and render it invisible with visible light, according to a Reuters report.


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