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Twenty-two-year-old Strongman competitor Brittany Diamond can carry more tha...
Brittany Diamond, 22, wants to challenge what you might think you know about strong women. "My sport has nothing to do with aesthetics," she says.
Joshua Haggmark, Santa Barbara's water resources manager, is in charge of ge...
During its last major drought, Santa Barbara built a desalination plant. It was never used. Now it's being reopened, but critics say desalination is costly, energy-intensive and may harm marine life.
A new law in Utah allows firing squad as a backup method of execution if lethal injection drugs aren't available. The last time an inmate died by firing squad in the U.S. was in Utah in 2010.