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Comprehensive Sex Ed Now Mandatory in Calif.

Today at 9:00am

A new law requires California students in grades 7-12 to take sex ed classes unless excused by parents. The new curriculum will include topics such as HIV prevention and sexual assault.

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The World

Indonesia's Hijab Fashion Boom

Today at 2:00pm

There's a Muslim fashion boom in Indonesia among stores there sell bold, colorful designer headscarves. It's great for business, but women who do not wear a headscarf are feeling pressure.

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Hunting for California's Super Water Wasters

Tonight at 8:00pm

Gov. Brown asked people to conserve, but some homes are using millions of gallons of water a year. Who are these water bingers? Reveal goes on the hunt.

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