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Sheriff's deputies were able to find a non-verbal teen with a developmental disability who ran off and got lost in the woods for hours near Los Angeles.

Police say the 16-year-old went missing during a family hike with his mom and sister in Crescenta Valley Park outside L.A. on Sunday, per NBC Los Angeles. He apparently ran into the forest and quickly became lost.

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Black Widow star Scarlett Johansson is reportedly suing Disney for allegedly breaking her contract when the movie was released for streaming on Disney+ and in theatres at the same time.

According to The Wall Street Journal, Johansson filed a lawsuit on July 29 in L.A. against the company in which it's said that her agreement with Disney's Marvel Entertainment ensured the film's exclusive release in theatres and that her salary was largely based on how Black Widow performed at the box office.

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A new California vaccine lottery is offering millions of dollars in cash and gift card prizes to residents who have received a COVID-19 vaccine dose.

With Vax for the Win, the state's $116.5 million vaccine incentive program, 10 winners will be chosen on June 15 to get $1.5 million each. On June 4, 15 people will be selected to win $50,000 each and an additional 15 winners will be chosen the next week.

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It looks like Meghan Markle is adding "children's author" to her already stacked resume.

The Duchess of Sussex announced on Tuesday that her first children's book, The Bench, will be hitting the shelves early this summer, and it was inspired by the relationship between her husband, Prince Harry, and their first son, Archie.

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A COVID-19 vaccine fundraising event with the goal of getting vaccines to the world's poorest countries just added major names to its already impressive lineup of speakers and performers.

Global Citizen's "VAX LIVE: The Concert to Reunite the World" fundraiser announced Tuesday that Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will be serving as campaign chairs of the virtual show, and will be tasked with encouraging the private sector to make generous donations to COVAX, a global initiative with the goal of getting vaccines to everyone around the world.

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It probably comes as no surprise to hear that not too many people tuned into the 93rd Academy Awards on Sunday night, as most of the movies nominated didn't exactly draw a theater crowd due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

But ratings weren't just low, they were the lowest in the ceremony's history, as viewership dropped below 10 million for the first time ever according to Deadline.

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Former Olympian and Keeping Up With The Kardashians star Caitlyn Jenner has officially tossed her hat in the ring for governor of California.

The 71-year-old made the official announcement on Twitter, saying "for the past decade, we have seen the glimmer of the Golden State reduced by one-party rule that places politics over progress and special interests over people."

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Jonathan Bennett, best known for playing Aaron Samuels in the 2004 comedy Mean Girls, said he and his fiancé, Jaymes Vaughan, were denied by a wedding venue for being gay.

In an interview with The Knot, Bennett said they were planning on getting married at Palace Resorts in Mexico, but the owner declined to marry them because it "goes against his morals."

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NASA is looking to make history yet again this weekend with the first flight of its Mars helicopter "Ingenuity."

The flight is currently scheduled to occur on Sunday, April 11, at around 10:54 p.m. EST, and NASA TV will be airing live coverage as the team at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory in southern California receives flight data at around 3:30 a.m. EST.

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Los Angeles County is continuing to ease COVID-19 restrictions as more citizens receive the vaccine.

Starting sometime between Monday, March 15, and Wednesday, March 17, the county will allow movie theaters to reopen for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic began.

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The Los Angeles Police Department announced that Lady Gaga's dogs have been returned safely, but nobody has been arrested yet for the theft and shooting.

Police tweeted that on February 26 at about 6 p.m., local time, a woman turned in the stolen pups at a police station.

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Lady Gaga is seeking any information on the location of her two French bulldogs who were stolen after her dog walker was shot multiple times in the chest.

The Los Angeles Police Department reports the incident happened at around 9:40 p.m. on Wednesday on Sierra Bonita Avenue in Hollywood.

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