‘Sky rivers’ responsible for massive California rain – study

After a five-year drought, California desperately needed some rain. But now the problem is that it won’t stop. According to a study published Monday in Nature Geoscience, it is because of a condition known as atmospheric rivers, or water vapors that extend thousands of miles from the tropics to the western US.

Killer of Whittier cop was on ‘early release’ from jail, linked to other East LA murder same day

Just after 8:00am Monday, Boyer and Officer Patrick Hazel both responded to a traffic accident in separate patrol cars. When the officers asked the suspect to exit his vehicle, he pulled out a semiautomatic pistol and began firing at them.

Breitbart editor’s pedophilia comments cost him book deal, CPAC speaking slot

Footage of Yiannopoulos claiming relationships between underage boys and older men are natural is at the center of the provocative public speaker and writer losing two big opportunities Monday. The far-right editor was accused of defending child sex abuse during a podcast, which was uploaded to YouTube in 2016.

Russia’s U.N. envoy Churkin dies suddenly in New York

MOSCOW Russia’s combative ambassador to the United Nations, Vitaly Churkin, died suddenly in New York on Monday after being taken ill at work, the Russian Foreign Ministry said. The ministry gave no details on the circumstances of his death but offered condolences to his relatives and said the diplomat had died one day before his 65th birthday.