Carr, Goff shine in Rams 24-21 exhibition win over Raiders

Derek Carr threw two touchdown passes for Oakland in his first game since breaking his leg last season and Jared Goff led three scoring drives for the Rams as both first-team offenses were sharp during Los Angeles' 24-21 exhibition victory over Oakland.

Republicans have courted racists for years. Why are they cringing now?

Last week’s violent demonstration by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia, culminating in the death of 32-year-old Heather Heyer, made for a carnival of obscenity as sickening as it was riveting. But the thing is, it did not spring from nowhere. In 1968, Richard Nixon employed the controversial “Southern Strategy” to draw whites to his presidential campaign.

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Get ready for today's solar eclipse with this eclipse trivia quiz

Can you answer these questions that school-aged children had to answer about the solar eclipse on Monday, Aug. 21?
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Get ready for today's solar eclipse with this eclipse trivia quiz 0:45

Get ready for today's solar eclipse with this eclipse trivia quiz

Brilliant view of the Milky Way above silhouetted treeline at Grand Canyon 0:15

Brilliant view of the Milky Way above silhouetted treeline at Grand Canyon

Video takes you right inside a forest fire as flames torch huge trees 0:19

Video takes you right inside a forest fire as flames torch huge trees

Merced residents have a message for the KKK 1:07

Merced residents have a message for the KKK