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Don't be fooled: California's new housing laws make significant changes to zoning

California's urban areas must become more densely populated to provide enough affordable housing for 40 million-plus people, columnist George Skelton writes.

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Kourtney Kardashian’s engagement ring from Travis Barker estimated at $1M
Travis Barker proposed to Kourtney Kardashian with an enormous oval-shaped engagement ring, which one of our diamond experts said "looks to be larger than 15 carats" and worth $1 million.
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Charles Shaughnessy recalls causing a buzz in temple during ‘Nanny’ fame
The actor attended a Rosh Hashanah service in the '90s with his wife, Susan Fallender — and not his beloved co-star Fran Drescher.
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'We're Here's' Eureka Describes Noah's 'Powerful' Gender Journey as a Non-Binary Drag Kid
Eureka spoke to Newsweek about supporting fellow non-binary person Noah and helping them accepting their authentic self in "We're Here" season two.
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'Squid Game'–Themed Wedding Shows Guests Playing 'Red Light, Green Light'
The theme divided many fans with some branding it "extraordinary" and others warning "this theme is not going to age well."
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‘Foundation’ Episode 5 Recap: Attack Formation
If the visuals are strong enough, a show can get away with a lot.
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Where to See Orionids Meteor Shower As It Coincides With October 2021's Full Moon
Each year on its journey around the sun, Earth passes through debris left behind by Halley's Comet, creating a spectacular light show in the upper atmosphere.
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Brian Austin Green and Sharna Burgess celebrate 1 year of dating
The two were first linked as a couple last December after they were photographed spending the holidays together. Since then, they've been inseparable.
Steven van Zandt Says America Is On the 'Brink of A New Civil War'
We need to admit "white supremacists and psychopaths of QAnon have infiltrated all branches of our armed forces," said the musician and actor in his new memoir.
These are the best car and truck seats according to owners
The J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Seat Quality and Satisfaction Study found that synthetic leather is catching up to the real thing and lists the top three models in each category.
Hail or Fail: Jackson Mahomes’s TikTok dance was the least of Washington’s problems
Washington generated pressure and turnovers, but it was unable to get off the field on third down and was no match for the Chiefs.
Hail or Fail: Jackson Mahomes’s TikTok dance was the least of Washington’s problems
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Can You Watch ‘Heartland’ Season 15 in the US?
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Human Rights Protestors Arrested As Torch Lighting Ceremony Held for Beijing Olympics
"How can Beijing be allowed to host the Olympics given that they are committing a genocide against the Uyghurs?" one protester said.
Greta Thunberg 'Rickrolls' climate concert with crazy dance moves
Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg has "Rickrolled" an audience, all in the name of climate activism.
Ahmaud Arbery shooting: Georgia judge to consider several motions before jury selection kicks off
Hundreds of people were ordered to report for jury duty Monday in Georgia for what could be a long, laborious effort to find jurors to hear the trial of three White men charged with fatally shooting Ahmaud Arbery as he was running in their neighborhood.
Scott Walker Fast Facts
Read CNN's Fast Facts about Scott Walker and learn more about the former governor of Wisconsin.
Man warned he’s ‘killing himself’ with illegal tanning injections
Jimmy Featherstone, 22, admitted to injecting the melanin-based substances to boost his tan starting when he was age 18.
Raiders' Mark Davis on Jon Gruden emails: 'Not what we stand for'
Las Vegas Raiders team owner Mark Davis on Sunday disavowed Jon Gruden’s comments made in emails which were revealed in multiple reports last week.
Sinclair Broadcast Group hit by ransomware attack
Sinclair Broadcast Group, one of the largest TV station operators in the US, said Monday that a ransomware incident had disrupted some of its office and operational networks.
George W. Bush: Powell 'highly respected'
Brent Primus calls Bellator's vacant lightweight title booking 'more of a politics thing,' will be ready to fill in
Brent Primus is adamant in his belief that Peter Queally and Patricky Freire "should not be fighting for the belt at all."       Related StoriesBrent Primus calls Bellator's vacant lightweight title booking 'more of a politics thing,' will be ready to fill in - EnclosureJaylon Bates breaks down slick armbar, excited to continue work with McKees after Bellator 268Jaylon Bates breaks down slick armbar, excited to continue work with McKees after Bellator 268 - Enclosure
Wheels on Metro rail cars involved in derailment had failed repeatedly, NTSB says
Metro is operating with about 40 trains Monday. The transit agency said in a statement it is “offering a basic service pattern on all lines of trains departing about every 30 minutes.”
Colin Powell dies of COVID-19 complications despite vaccine: Medical experts weigh in
Gen. Colin Powell, former secretary of state, died Monday at 84 from COVID-related complications, though he was fully vaccinated, his family announced. His death, medical experts say, underscore the need for COVID-19 vaccine booster shots among older adults and high-risk populations to shore up protection.
Haiti Kidnappings Live Updates: US Seeks Release of 17 Missionaries Kidnapped by Notorious Gang
Officials believe the 400 Mawozo gang is responsible for the recent spike in kidnappings in Hatiti. Follow Newsweek's liveblog for all the latest.
Myanmar to release 5,600 anti-regime prisoners
The move comes days after a regional bloc of nations snubbed the country's ruling junta, disinviting coup leader Min Aung Hlaing from an upcoming summit.
Slain woman's family questions actions of sheriff's office
The 19-year-old's body was found five days after her suspected killer, Armando Caballero, was found dead of an apparent suicide.
‘Ron’s Gone Wrong’ movie mixes silly slapstick with clever cultural critique
Animated feature tells the story of a boy and his best friend: a malfunctioning digital device.
Melissa Joan Hart makes 'Celebrity Wheel of Fortune' history by winning $1 million grand prize
Melissa Joan Hart made “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” history when she won more than $1 million for her charity.
Bari Weiss tells Brian Stelter how 'the world has gone mad,' lists 'people who work at' CNN as a cause
Former New York Times journalist Bari Weiss confronted CNN’s Brian Stelter about his network’s coverage of the COVID-19 lab leak theory when listing examples of why the world has gone mad during Sunday’s edition of "Reliable Sources."
Your iPhone has seven ‘secret codes’ to unlock features
You could access numerous useful iPhone features by typing in a few secret codes on your device. Lots of the codes work whether you have an old or new iPhone and they can let you do things like finding better signal or your unique device number. We’ve rounded up some of the best codes for...
Colin Powell was a soaring star until he got trapped
As the nation mourns Colin Powell's passing, his role in helping to lay the groundwork for the US invasion of Iraq, even though he had grave doubts about it, is certain to be a centerpiece of discussion, writes Julian Zelizer. So is his passionate advocacy for democratic values as his party drifted further right.
Hazel Dukes, head of New York’s NAACP, endorses Hochul in 2022 election bid
Hazel Dukes -- president of New York's chapter of the civil rights group -- praised the newly minted chief executive as multiple local politicians consider launching campaigns to oust her next year.
Fans check on Scott Disick after ex Kourtney Kardashian gets engaged
Operation "Check on Scott" ensued on social media after Travis Barker proposed to Kardashian, who dated Disick from 2005 to 2015.
How Prince William Took a Leaf Out of Harry and Meghan's Book for Climate Change Award
Prince William took risky moves to promote his climate change prize—echoing Prince Harry and Meghan Markle's more challenging style.
DC Comics blasted for changing Superman's 'American Way' motto: 'A distortion and a disservice to fans'
Fox News contributor Raymond Arroyo said on Sunday that D.C. Comics removing Superman’s motto “the American way” is a “disservice to fans."
Lawmakers question whether Amazon misled congressional panel about its business practices
A letter signed by a bipartisan group has given the tech giant two weeks to provide ‘exculpatory evidence" to corroborate executives’ testimony.
Amazon may have lied to Congress, bipartisan group of lawmakers say
A bipartisan group of lawmakers warned Amazon on Monday they are concerned top executives including former CEO Jeff Bezos may have misled or even lied to Congress about the company's business practices.
As Supreme Court's Dobbs case nears, pro-life groups make public education push highlighting abortion toll
Pro-life organizations are rolling out mass education efforts in an attempt to persuade the public before the Supreme Court hears a potentially game-changing abortion case.
Most Think Government Is Doing Too Much as Biden Aims to Pass Multitrillion-Dollar Agenda
Gallup found all parties are less likely now than a year ago to favor the federal government taking on a more active role.
Lawmakers react to Colin Powell’s death, highlight his service and character
Lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are reflecting on the life, character and legacy of former Secretary of State Colin Powell following the announcement of his death.
'I can recover': 'Introducing, Selma Blair' star on vulnerability, her health today
Selma Blair predicts critics of docu "Introducing, Selma Blair," but says "I can take that hit to open the conversation for a lot of other people."
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reacts to death of General Colin Powell
U.S. Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin reacts to news of General Colin Powell's death from COVID complications at the age of 84. CBS News chief White House correspondent Nancy Cordes joined CBSN with more reactions to the death of the former secretary of State and chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff and other stories from the White House.
Sports Seriously: Deep dive on Gruden scandal, Ray Allen and NBA season Preview
In this episode we talk latest on Gruden and we go one-on-one with NBA legend Ray Allen to preview the upcoming season.
Fan Jokes He Found the Real 'Squid Game' In Video Viewed 19M Times
Despite evidence to the contrary, some fans viewed the video as proof a second season is on the way..
Colin Powell dies at 84 due to complications from COVID-19
Former Secretary of State Colin Powell died at the age of 84 Monday morning due to complications of COVID-19. He was fully vaccinated, his family said. Nancy Cordes reports from the White House and John Dickerson discusses Powell’s legacy.
Brian Laundrie lookalike claims he was ambushed by US Marshals on Appalachian Trail
An upstate New Yorker bearing an uncanny resemblance to Brian Laundrie had a rude awakening when U.S. Marshals on the hunt for the fugitive pulled their guns on him during a nap on the Appalachian Trail.
Live Updates: Tributes Pour in For Colin Powell
George W. Bush hailed him as “a great public servant.” Democrat Stacey Abrams said he “led with integrity, admitted fallibility and defended democracy.”
Betty Lynn, Thelma Lou on ‘The Andy Griffith Show,’ dead at 95
Betty Lynn had been working on an autobiography before her death. It’s now expected to be released posthumously.