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A burst water main causes flooding along Los Angeles' Sunset Boulevard at the University of California, Los Angeles, officials say.
The French horn player who has no arms
Hop-hop history tour of LA county's infamous city
Problem drinking in middle age doubles the risk of memory loss in later life, research suggests.
The Milky Way is lighter than previously thought and is only about half the mass of a neighbouring galaxy, researchers conclude.
Coral munching bumphead fish give insight into conservation
Syrian refugees spotting business opportunities in Jordan camp
Demands for web firms to remove personal data to respect people's "right to be forgotten" are unreasonable, peers say.
How US actor David Duchovny became symbol of Mother Russia
British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.
How many men are paedophiles - and is the same true of priests?
The writer who had a lump of granite stuck in his head
Life on the Ebola front line
The tech firm helping San Francisco's tough Tenderloin area
Call it something else, says Argentina's president
Global Health Correspondent Tulip Mazumdar takes a look around a makeshift laboratory trying to battle the Ebola outbreak in Guinea.
The reindeer herders fighting an iron ore mine
New research backs the five-a-day target for fruit and vegetables, but suggests eating more may have no added benefits.
The BBC's Dougal Shaw tests out a digital bracelet designed to help people avoid getting too much sun exposure.
A 22-year-old British entrepreneur's new sleep-tracking device cracks $1m (£590,000) on the Kickstarter crowdfunding platform in five days.