Stories for November 14, 2013
Camp Pendleton has released the names of the four Marines killed Wednesday morning on base.
Defense lawyers argued secrecy surrounding NSA surveillance hindered discovery and violated Fourth Amendment rights of the defendants, found guilty of aiding terrorist group. Three of the four men are scheduled to be sentenced Monday.
Snapchat has been occupying a space somewhere between people's fears -- it's for porn! -- and the company's pitch -- a service widely adopted by young users who want a "fast way to share a moment" and feel it's consequence-free.
The controversial Barrio Logan Community Plan seemed headed to the ballot box, but now it might be making a pit stop in a courtroom.
When the crew members aboard a US Airways plane removed a blind man and his service dog from a flight before takeoff on Wednesday, they probably weren't expecting a full-scale passenger mutiny.
The USS Preble and its crew of 300 departed its San Diego home port April 19 and will be back Monday after a seven-month deployment.
Marine Corps officials said Thursday the four Marines killed a day earlier while clearing unexploded ordnance from a range at California's Camp Pendleton were bomb technicians.
If you love coffee cakes as much as Martha does - you'll love learning all four of the indispensable recipes featured in this episode. Watch as Martha demonstrates a rhubarb upside-down crumb cake, jam-filled crumb-topped coffee cake muffins, a streusel cake with a confectioners' sugar glaze, and a glazed lemon blueberry coffee cake.
Remember President Obama's phrase "If you like your health plan you can keep it?" Now it's more like "if you like your health plan you can keep it - for another year, and only if your insurance company says it's OK."
President Obama on Thursday asked Congress to hold off on imposing any new economic sanctions on Iran to give negotiators more time to forge a deal on Tehran's nuclear program.
U.S. Border Patrol chief concerned about agents' drinking and driving, internal memo obtained by 10News shows.
Test cook Julia Collin Davison shows host Christopher Kimball how to make the best Pumpkin Bread. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges Chris to a tasting of molasses. Next, science expert Guy Crosby explains the science of baking soda. And finally, test cook Bridget Lancaster uncovers the secrets to perfect Gingersnaps.
Recreational marijuana is legal in Colorado. But that doesn't mean residents want the air to smell like a pot rally. Denver is getting more calls to enforce an odor ordinance that can impose a buzz-killing fine on violators. To find them, the city relies on a device called the Nasal Ranger.
In the past several years, the idea of sharing cars and bikes has begun to take hold in major American cities.
Test cook Bridget Lancaster reveals the secrets to a Texas favorite, Tres Leches Cake. Then, tasting expert Jack Bishop challenges host Christopher Kimball to a tasting of sweetened condensed milk. And finally, test cook Julia Collin Davison shows Chris how to make Magic Chocolate Flan Cake.
As the young U.S. senator takes the oath to become president, he sets out to fix an economy struggling with rising unemployment, slumping profits and depressed stock prices.
If there's one person you'd expect to have an electric car, it's Venkat Srinivasan. He's in charge of battery research at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory in California.
Oregon might be seen as a complete failure or a surprising success when it comes to its health insurance exchange.
Toronto police say they've cracked a massive child porn network, rescuing 386 children around the world and nabbing hundreds of suspects, including teachers, clergymen and doctors.
The San Diego-based USS Cowpens arrived in the Philippines today to begin "Operation Damayan" - a humanitarian mission that will provide aid to the typhoon-ravaged nation.
A worker helping retrofit the century-old Cabrillo Bridge accidentally set old wooden framing ablaze inside the Balboa Park landmark. The fire was reported out at 3:25 p.m.
A trio of dynamic choreographers team up to shock and amaze audiences with the fourth installment of Malashock/RAW4. Guest choreographer Michael Mizerany talks about pushing the envelope in dance.
In this special episode, ANTIQUES ROADSHOW highlights amazing tales of rescues, near misses, and beating the odds with treasures that have endured wars, natural disasters, fires and more. A French Blue John urn that remains largely intact despite multiple gunshots is appraised for $3,000 to $5,000. Other highlights include a New Orleans Chess Table that held strong through Hurricane Katrina and hotel stationary — bearing the names of three of the four Beatles — that escaped a fiery end.
Less than half of patients who have served in the U.S. Armed Forces report their doctors asking about their past military service — which could be detrimental to their health care needs.
One of the nation's largest and oldest children's hospitals is cracking down on parents who bring their kids herbs, extracts or other dietary supplements.
The city of San Diego will be able to maintain current service levels over the next five years, but mayoral candidates and the City Council will need to temper their demands for new spending, Interim Mayor Todd Gloria said Wednesday.
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A survey finds interesting complexities in San Diego's Latino population. KPBS and San Diego Magazine commissioned a survey to determine the range of attitudes and aspirations in the Latino community.
Janet Yellen cleared a key hurdle Thursday, as her confirmation hearing to become the next chair of the Federal Reserve went smoothly. There were only a few snags in roughly two hours of questions and discussions between Yellen and members of the Senate banking committee.
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Award-winning journalist Jose Antonio Vargas' new film 'Documented' chronicles his announcement that he is living in the country illegally and his long-distance relationship with him mom.
Google is becoming less likely to comply with government demands for information on its users' activities as authorities in the U.S. and other countries get more aggressive about mining the Internet for personal data.
Among the Affordable Care Act's accomplishments is that it took the remarkable Democratic Party unity that existed during the government shutdown and smashed it to smithereens in near record time.
Chaak was a military working dog who spent 11 years in the Marine Corps. Sgt. Daniel Cornier was Chaak's handler, and adopted the Belgian Malinois when the dog was retired at Camp Pendleton. On Veterans Day, Chaak passed away after a brief illness.
Good news, Chargers fans: No service fees on tickets purchased Wednesday or Thursday for the team's last home games.
James "Whitey" Bulger has been sentenced to two terms of life in prison, to run consecutively, plus five years for his role in the murder of 11 people. Bulger, 84, is also being punished for racketeering and other crimes. Before announcing the sentence, U.S. District Judge Denise Casper read aloud the names of Bulger's victims.
A mine at Shafter, Texas has shut down leaving only non-essential employees working to maintain the mine until a hoped-for reopening. This is hampering budget planning in one of the border's poorest counties.
The White House is saying President Obama has "an announcement" to make about the Affordable Care Act at 11:45 a.m. ET.
Meteorologists expect strong winds for San Diego's mountains and deserts Wednesday night and through the weekend.
The Republicans have dubbed them the "Obamacare Dozen," the 12 Democratic senators up for re-election in 2014, all of whom voted for the president's health care and insurance overhaul law.
A Secret Service supervisor has been removed from his post on the team that protects President Obama and another supervisor has been shifted to a different position after allegations of misconduct that have "sent tremors through an agency still trying to restore its elite reputation," The Washington Post reports.
A legal battle between the city of Escondido and a private developer over the future of a golf course is shaping up to be a landmark property rights case.
Well, the Obama administration warned us that the enrollment numbers for the Affordable Care Act would be low and (surprise!) they were.
As technical problems with the government's new health insurance marketplace slow the pace of sign-up, a variety of "fixes" have been proposed. But some of these would create their own challenges. In rough order from least to most disruptive, here are some of the ideas:
The swirling lines from Linden Bateman's pen have been conscripted into a national fight to keep cursive writing in American classrooms.
Technology helps police solve crimes every day. But some innovations can also present new public safety concerns -- and such is the case with guns built using 3-D printers.
This week, we've been reporting onthe sharing economy-- a term that describes the couch-surfing, car-sharing and community-garden-growing world where so many people are using their existing talents, space or tools. You'll find the stories on this blog andaggregated at this link, and we would love to hear your questions about the topic. Justemail, leave a comment ortweet.