Stories for January 23, 2013
Eight influenza patients died in San Diego County last week, bringing the total for "flu season'' to 14, the county Health and Human Services Agency reported today.
The withdrawal of U.S. troop in Afghanistan and growing turf battles within the Pentagon were just a few of the topics the top San Diego Marine talked about with the San Diego Military Advisory Council on Wednesday.
One week after Federal Aviation Administration officials grounded Boeing's newest jet, the world's entire 787 Dreamliner fleet remains parked. FAA Administrator Michael Huerta said Tuesday he couldn't speculate on when a review of the plane would be complete.
When compared with its neighbors Coney Island and the Rockaways, Manhattan seemed hardly touched by the waters and winds of Superstorm Sandy in late October. But almost three months later, areas of lower Manhattan are still laboring to recover.
The recent crises in northern Africa, from Libya to Mali to Algeria, have raised a host of questions about the role of the American military command responsible for the entire continent.
Sometimes all you need is music. And sometimes you need that music live. Welcome to LIVE AT THE BELLY UP. San Diego has long been known as a hotbed of great musical talent. What’s more, San Diego is home to one of the best music venues on the West Coast. Since 1974, the Belly Up has been featuring great local bands from the Cedros Design District. This episode features Vokab Kompany and Brawley.
Choosing hospice care is never an easy decision. It's an admission that the end is near, that there will be no cure.
"We were saddened to learn that Junior, a loving father and teammate, suffered from CTE," the family said in a statement released to the AP. "While Junior always expected to have aches and pains from his playing days, none of us ever fathomed that he would suffer a debilitating brain disease that would cause him to leave us too soon.
San Diego has broken a 103-year-old daily temperature record but a winter heat spell may be easing.
With the House set to vote within the hour on a plan from its Republican leaders to avoid another bruising political battle by extending the federal government's borrowing authority for another three months, there's word from the Democratic-controlled Senate that its leaders are OK with the GOP initiative.
The Salk Institute for Biological Studies has received its largest-ever grant, $42 million to establish a research center for decoding common genetic factors among chronic human diseases.
As mom would say, bundle up. If you go outside today just about anywhere from North Dakota east and south through the upper Midwest, Mid-Atlantic and up into New England, it's freezing.
Half of all tomatoes eaten in the U.S come from Mexico, and tomato growers in Florida aren't happy about that. In fact, they're willing to risk a trade war to reverse the trend.
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton was a strong supporter of the U.S. involvement in Libya in 2011 that helped oust the country's long-time dictator, Moammar Gadhafi.
Farmers who had hoped to get some answers on why prices for their raw milk went into free fall a decade ago were disappointed Tuesday by the settlement of a case accusing Dairy Farmers of America Inc. of creating a milk monopoly in the Southeast.
A few years ago, a doctor started prescribing Michael Israel painkillers for bad cramps in his gut. Israel had been struggling with Crohn's disease, a chronic digestive disorder, since he was a teenager.