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Stories for May 18, 2011
Home Post Blog: A new Chinese video game called Glorious Mission pits the gamer against an enemy – and that enemy is the United States Military.
The Navy Secretary made it official Wednesday, the last in a line of massive new cargo ships will carry the name Cesar Chavez. The news was heralded by the people building the ship in San Diego.
Expanding I-5 by six lanes in San Diego county would not happen under a State Senate bill that would limit the expanded freeway to 12 lanes. The bill has the support of SANDAG.
A report released today asks the Department of Homeland Security to discontinue a policy that allows electronic devices be searched without probable cause or warrants at border crossings.
Some 200 health care workers from Kaiser facilities in San Diego County walked off the job today. They joined more than than 2,000 other union members in a large protest against Kaiser in Los Angeles.
A proposed bill in the California legislature would ban food vendors or restaurants from using styrofoam food containers on or after 2014.
Employees and the media were invited to try out a flight simulator of the troubled F-35 stealth jet fighter, which has seen years of technical snafus, delays and cost-overruns.
In his speech addressing the Muslim world on Thursday, President Obama will attempt partially to close the gap between U.S. ideals about democracy and its strategic interests in the Middle East and North Africa. It won't be easy.
An SDSU Professor is about to host his 100th student field trip to some of California's toughest prisons. We'll find out why he does it.
How many families in San Diego County go to bed hungry every night? We'll discuss the latest stats on hunger in the county, and talk about what Feeding America San Diego is doing to reduce the meal gap in our community. Plus, learn about the unique challenge of reducing hunger in the Imperial County.
Harvard researchers says the coffee effect persisted even after factoring in the effects of exercise, obesity, smoking and other factors that either raise or lower the risk of prostate cancer. Regular and decaffeinated coffee were associated with the same low risk of lethal prostate cancer.
Federal officials cannot stop all of the illicit drugs entering the country. So they teamed up with local cops to target vehicles smuggling drugs on highways across the southwest and beyond.
Some features of the landmark health care reform law are already in place. But the biggest benefit for consumers won’t be introduced until 2014. That’s when people will able to use an online marketplace to shop for low-cost health insurance.
Enthusiasm ran high for a possible convention center expansion at San Diego City Council Tuesday.