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San Diego Doctor Helping Patients Drop Weight, Medications

Oct. 23
Midday Edition
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Dr. Dave Clayton has taken his medical advice about living a healthy lifestyle out of the clinic and into the workout room.

Where Does California's Death Penalty Stand?

Oct. 23
Midday Edition
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The U.S. Supreme Court will consider reinstating the death penalty of a San Diego man found guilty in a triple murder in 1985. But just this summer a federal judge ruled California's death penalty unconstitutional. So where does the state death penalty stand?

How To Sell Bogus Health Cures In 5 Easy Steps

Oct. 23
Nancy Shute / NPR
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It turns out that green coffee extract isn't a "miracle pill that can burn fat fast," even though Dr. Oz said so. But there are plenty more "miracle" cures out there. Here's how to sell your own.

Marines Rescue Lost Boy Scouts Near Colorado River (Video)

Oct. 23
By Beth Ford Roth
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With the aid of a helicopter and night vision goggles, a Marine Corps search and rescue team was able to find a group of 28 boy scouts who had become lost during a canoe trip.

Ottawa Attack Seen As Canada's Security Wake-Up Call

Oct. 23
Scott Neuman / NPR
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In Canada, the front door to Parliament is often left unlocked, but after Wednesday's attack, that's likely to change.

I'll (Gag) Drink To That: Oral Rehydration Key For Ebola Patients

Oct. 23
Ofeibea Quist-Arcton / NPR
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Ebola survivors in Nigeria credit the nasty-tasting oral rehydration solution for their recovery. One doctor wants more attention paid to that kind of low-tech treatment.

Blizzard In Nepal Deals A Blow To Porters As Well As Trekkers

Oct. 23
Donatella Lorch / NPR
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Working as a porter in the mountains is a way out of poverty. But it's a job with great risk. After this month's killer storm, the government is calling for regulations to protect visitors and locals.

Ex-Camp Pendleton Marine Now Alleged Indiana Serial Killer

Oct. 23
By Beth Ford Roth
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Alleged serial killer Darren Vann was "prematurely discharged" from the Marine Corps in the early 1990s, according to military records obtained by the Austin-American Statesman. The Corps found that Vann, now suspected of murdering at least seven women in Indiana, had a character "incongruent with Marine Corps’ expectations and standards."

Mark Zuckerberg Shows Off His Mandarin Chinese Skills

Oct. 23
Elise Hu / NPR
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The Facebook co-founder and CEO spoke at Tsinghua University in Beijing for about 30 minutes. In Mandarin. His audience liked it.

Why California's Drought-Stressed Fruit May Be Better For You

Oct. 23
Sasha Khokha / NPR
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Is California's severe drought hurting the nutrient content of fruit? No, preliminary data on pomegranates suggest. The fruit may be smaller, but packed with more antioxidants, tests show.

Girl Scouts Look For A Way Out Of The Woods

Oct. 23
Linton Weeks / NPR
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More than 100 years old, the organization offers young American girls the chance to succeed. So why is it struggling?

Canada's Parliament Gives Sergeant-At-Arms Standing Ovation

Oct. 23
Scott Neuman / NPR
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Fifty-eight-year-old Kevin Vickers is being hailed as a hero for reportedly shooting the gunman who attacked the Parliament.

No Mere Merry-Go-Round: Ohio Carousel Maker Carves From Scratch

Oct. 23
NPR Staff / NPR
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Wooden carousels, with hand-carved and painted horses, seem like a relic of the past. But Carousel Works in Mansfield, Ohio, is one of a few companies still making them to order.

You're Enjoying Low Gas Prices, But Is It Really A Good Sign?

Oct. 23
Marilyn Geewax / NPR
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All around the country, drivers are seeing signs that gas prices are depressed. Those drops helped hold down the latest consumer price index. But economists worry about too much of a good thing.

Poll: Brown Retains Lead; 'Rainy Day Fund' Gaining Support

Oct. 23
Capital Public Radio
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A new poll out from The Public Policy Institute of California shows that Democratic Gov. Jerry Brown maintains a wide lead over GOP challenger Neel Kashkari. Proposition 2, the "rain day fund" ballot measure is also gaining support.

Temperatures Rising — At Least For A Couple Of Days

Oct. 23
By KPBS

Highs on Thursday and Friday will be 10 degrees above average. Fog at the coast is expected in the morning and night on both days.

Hackathon Brings Together Baja California's Young Techies

Oct. 23
By Jill Replogle
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The hackathon was part of Tijuana Innovadora, a conference about technology, food and fashion.

Cate, Kim Battle For More Than Just A San Diego City Council Seat

Oct. 23
By Tarryn Mento
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If you don’t live in Clairemont, Mira Mesa, Kearny Mesa or part of Rancho Peñasquitos, you may be unaware of the District 6 City Council race between Democrat Carol Kim and Republican Chris Cate, but nearly $1.5 million has poured into the race.

Scientists Fight For Superbug Research As U.S. Pauses Funding

Oct. 23
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR
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Frustrated scientists argued Wednesday that making nasty viruses even worse in the lab provides crucial insight into preventing pandemics. Others say it just ups the risk a lab germ will start one.

Family Says Nurse Amber Vinson Free Of Ebola

Oct. 23
Scott Neuman / NPR
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Amber Vinson, 29, the second of two nurses diagnosed with the disease after treating an Ebola patient at a Dallas hospital, has no sign of the virus as of late Tuesday.

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