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Sunken aircraft carrier rediscovered off California coast

(AP) — Scientists have rediscovered a mostly intact World War II aircraft carrier used in atomic bomb tests and then sunk at a secret location off the Northern California coast decades ago.

Frederick's of Hollywood reveals closing of retail stores

(AP) — After years of struggling to keep up with Victoria's Secret, Los Angeles-based lingerie brand Frederick's of Hollywood Group Inc. is switching to a web-only retail model.

New 'Star Wars' teaser, cast information revealed at event

(AP) — The force won't officially awaken until December, but Star Wars fans got an early glimpse Thursday with the debut of a spooky new teaser trailer for "Star Wars: The Force Awakens."

Google embraces 'mobile-friendly' sites in search shake-up

(AP) — Google is about to change the way its influential search engine recommends websites on smartphones and tablets in a shift that's expected to sway where millions of people shop, eat and find information.

Lawsuit seeks to legalize prostitution in California

(AP) — Advocates for California sex workers are seeking to legalize the world's oldest profession.

Disney-linked measles outbreak soon to be over in California

(AP) — A measles outbreak that began at Disneyland and reignited debate about vaccinations is nearing an end.

Stadium plan for Chargers, Raiders near Los Angeles advances

(AP) — A proposed stadium that could become the home of the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders hit an early milestone Wednesday amid rising competition to bring football back to the Los Angeles market.

Yahoo chooses to stay with Microsoft in updated search deal

(AP) — Yahoo and Microsoft will keep working together on search, but Yahoo is getting more control over the how its search page looks and works.

Netflix enthralls viewers in 1Q with original programming

(AP) — Netflix is enthralling viewers and investors alike as popular original programming such as "House of Cards" lure subscribers at a quickening pace.

California vaccine bill stalls; will come back next week

(AP) — A California vaccination bill that has generated intense debates pitting personal rights against public health stalled in the state Senate Wednesday, with lawmakers saying it could unconstitutionally deprive unvaccinated children of an adequate education by barring them from schools.