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Will 'Top Gun' Return To San Diego For The Sequel?

Will 'Top Gun' Return To San Diego For The Sequel?

May 24
By City News Service

San Diego's film office Wednesday welcomed news that Tom Cruise plans to make a sequel to "Top Gun," the movie that imprinted the city's military culture on the consciousness of millions of moviegoers.

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Boom Time Again For U.S. Oil Industry, Thanks To OPEC

May 24
Amy Sisk / NPR

The oil industry is coming out of a two-year slump after OPEC cut production. In oil-rich North Dakota, there are more energy jobs than available workers and local businesses are seeing a revival.

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Eating Chocolate, A Little Each Week, May Lower The Risk Of A Heart Flutter

May 24
Allison Aubrey / NPR

The latest evidence that a chocolate habit may lower your risk of heart disease: A study finds people who ate small amounts of chocolate several times a week had a lower risk of atrial fibrillation.

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Trump Wants Families On Food Stamps To Get Jobs. The Majority Already Work

May 24
Maria Godoy / NPR

Some 55 percent of families with kids on SNAP have jobs — they just don't earn enough to live on. Many states where reliance on SNAP is heaviest voted overwhelmingly for Trump last November.

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NBA Says 2019 All-Star Game Will Be In N.C. After Partial 'Bathroom Bill' Repeal

May 24
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

"We believe the recent legislation eliminates the most egregious aspects of the prior law," NBA Commissioner Adam Silver said. Some advocates for transgender rights have criticized the decision.

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President Trump's Big Wall Is Now Just 74 Miles Long In His Budget Plan

May 24
John Burnett / NPR

If completed, the request would mean one-third of the southwest border would be fenced. Facing a skeptical Congress, the White House says it plans to ask for more funding in future years.

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GOP Health Plan Would Leave 23 Million More Uninsured, Budget Office Says

May 24
Danielle Kurtzleben / NPR

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office estimates that the Republicans' Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill would also reduce the deficit and leave some sick Americans unable to buy coverage.

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What We Know About The Suspect In The Manchester Arena Bombing

May 24
Frank Langfitt / NPR

Authorities have identified the suicide bomber as Salman Abedi, 22, a British national whose father comes from Libya. Police say Abedi received help with Monday's attack on an Ariana Grande concert.

 Investigators Explore Manchester Concert Bomber's Links To Larger ...

Investigators Explore Manchester Concert Bomber's Links To Larger Network

May 24
By Associated Press

British investigators are hunting for potential conspirators linked to the bombing that killed 22 people in a search that is exploring the possibility that the same cell linked to the Paris and Brussels terror attacks was also to blame for the Manchester Arena attack, two officials familiar with the investigation said Wednesday.

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Vermont's Governor Vetoes Recreational Pot Bill

May 24
Laurel Wamsley / NPR

The governor said he is "not philosophically opposed" to legalization, and that he'll work with the legislature to change some points. The bill resembles D.C.'s "home-grow" approach to marijuana.

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Everest Death Toll Rises To 10 This Season After 4 More Climbers Found Dead

May 24
Merrit Kennedy / NPR

The bodies were discovered in tents by Nepalese Sherpas at Camp IV, the camp closest to the summit of the world's tallest mountain. The victims have not yet been identified.

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Here's What Betsy DeVos Said Wednesday On Capitol Hill

May 24
Julie Depenbrock / NPR

The education secretary testified before a House subcommittee on the Trump administration's 2018 budget proposal, which calls for deep cuts to education.

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Hot Tip On Old Heist Could Be Worth $10 Million, Gardner Museum Says

May 24
Camila Domonoske / NPR

It's been 27 years since thieves made off with more than a dozen works of art from Boston's Gardner Museum. But the museum's trustees hold out hope — and have doubled the bounty on the masterpieces.

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After Botched Raid, Philippines Tries To Reclaim A City Under Siege

May 24
Colin Dwyer / NPR

With an island under martial law and civilians escaping Marawi City, which is occupied by ISIS-linked militants, President Rodrigo Duterte struck a hard line Wednesday: "If you fight us you will die."

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Fitness Trackers: Good at Measuring Heart Rate, Not So Good At Measuring Calories

May 24
Patti Neighmond / NPR

A study of seven popular fitness trackers found they are generally good at measuring heart rate, but may mislead consumers about how many calories they have burned.

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Miami's Zika Outbreak Began Months Before It Was First Detected

May 24
Greg Allen / NPR

Travelers infected with the Zika virus in the Caribbean brought it to South Florida multiple times before officials realized it had reached the U.S., an analysis of virus genomes finds.

CPUC Holds Public Hearings For SDG&E Natural Gas Pipeline

CPUC Holds Public Hearings For SDG&E Natural Gas Pipeline

May 24
By Marissa Cabrera, Maureen Cavanaugh

San Diego Gas & Electric plans to build a 47-mile natural gas pipeline along the 15 freeway from Rainbow to Miramar.

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