Stories for September 18, 2013
A fire that raged in forest land in and around Yosemite National Park has left a barren moonscape in the Sierra Nevada mountains that experts say is larger than any burned there in centuries.
A non-profit task force set up to revamp California’s state park system held its first public hearing Wednesday in Sacramento. The Parks Forward Commission was established after recent financial scandals rocked the Parks Department.
Monday's release of a new report on the U.S. Border Patrol's use-of-force policies left many questions unanswered.
Indiana Army National Guard Staff Sgt. Randall R. Lane, 43, died September 13 in Kabul, Afghanistan, from a non-combat related illness.
The number of patients visiting California emergency departments has increased. A new report reveals Medi-Cal patients have powered the surge.
A federal appeals court has upheld California's first-in-the-nation mandate requiring fuel producers to reduce greenhouse gas emissions.
The resignation of Bishop Robert Brom after 24 years as head of the Catholic Diocese of San Diego became official Wednesday, and he was succeeded by Bishop Cirilo Flores.
President Barack Obama will award the Medal of Honor on October 15 to retired Army Capt. William Swenson. The Army veteran will be the sixth living recipient to be awarded the Medal of Honor for the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
San Diego Superior Court Judge William H. McAdam, who was appointed to the bench by former Gov. Gray Davis in 2003, is retiring at the end of the month, it was announced Wednesday.
Army Staff Sgt. Robert E. Thomas Jr. of Fontana, California, died September 13 at Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas. The 24-year-old Thomas suffered the injuries that ultimately caused his death during a "non-combat related incident" on April 21, 2013, in Maiwand, Afghanistan.
Cuban-American rapper Pitbull shares some of his favorite songs for Tell Me More's regular 'In Your Ear' segment.
A judge has ruled that a Tennessee woman can name her 8-month-old son "Messiah" -- a decision that overturns a ruling last month that drew international attention to the boy.
When the U.S. Supreme Court ruled in August that Section 4 of the Voting Rights Act was unconstitutional, it opened the way for many states which had operated under strict supervision of the Justice Department to revamp and revise their voting laws.
Federal officials trying to reduce the number of whales that are struck and killed by ships sailing in and out of San Francisco Bay are testing a new smartphone application that could help locate the creatures more accurately.
A magnitude-3.2 earthquake rattled the far eastern reaches of San Diego County early Wednesday. There were no immediate reports of injury or property damage.
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The San Diego City Council voted 5-4 Tuesday night to approve the first update to the Barrio Logan Community Plan in 35 years.
A trend toward giving children fewer shots at one time means more kindergarteners than ever in San Diego County were not fully immunized when they started school last year.
More than three months after Edward Snowden revealed details of NSA secret surveillance activities, intelligence officials are still assessing the fallout from the former contractor's disclosures. But they already know how the leaks happened.