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'Second Wave' Podcast Explores Vietnamese-American Experience

'Second Wave' Podcast Explores Vietnamese-American Experience

Sept. 19
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

In the "Second Wave" podcast produced by KUOW public radio in Seattle and PRX, host Thanh Tan explores the experience of her parent's generation who fled the Vietnam War and settled in the U.S. as refugees, and the experience of her generation who were born and raised in the U.S.

San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium Gets A New Name: SDCCU Stadium

San Diego's Qualcomm Stadium Gets A New Name: SDCCU Stadium

Sept. 19
By City News Service

The City Council Tuesday approved an agreement to rename what had been Qualcomm Stadium as SDCCU Stadium, with the San Diego County Credit Union bidding $500,000 for the naming rights.

Tell Us Your Maria Story

Tell Us Your Maria Story

Sept. 19
NPR

NPR is working to bring you the latest news about Hurricane Maria, which is striking Caribbean islands already working to recover from Hurricane Irma.

Senator Mulls Nuclear Limits On Trump

Senator Mulls Nuclear Limits On Trump

Sept. 19
David Welna / NPR

Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Bob Corker says his committee is considering forbidding the president to order a first-strike nuclear attack without approval of Congress.

Solar Market Is Bright, But Looming Tariffs Could Cloud Future

Solar Market Is Bright, But Looming Tariffs Could Cloud Future

Sept. 19
By Erik Anderson

The U.S. solar market continues to add capacity and California is leading the way.

Fox News Fights Back On Lawsuit Filed Over Seth Rich Story

Fox News Fights Back On Lawsuit Filed Over Seth Rich Story

Sept. 19
David Folkenflik / NPR

Fox News denies that a source in its story about Rich's murder was defamed. Rod Wheeler alleges the network put words in his mouth to prop up what he characterized as a fraudulent story.

Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

Trump, And Most Black College Presidents, Absent From Annual Meeting

Sept. 19
Claudio Sanchez / NPR

This week the White House hosted historically black colleges and universities. But many HBCU presidents stayed away, arguing that the administration is not interested in the issues HBCUs face.

Obama's White House Counsel Weighs In On Trump's Lawyers

Obama's White House Counsel Weighs In On Trump's Lawyers

Sept. 19
Carrie Johnson / NPR

President Obama's top lawyer opened up about his relations with Congress, legal controversies and the chaos in the Trump administration in a recent talk at Columbia University.

San Diego Launches New Effort To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak

San Diego Launches New Effort To Tackle Hepatitis A Outbreak

Sept. 19
By City News Service

San Diego city and county officials launched a new effort Tuesday to further educate the public about hepatitis A vaccinations and sanitary precautions.

Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared In Los Angeles County

Hepatitis A Outbreak Declared In Los Angeles County

Sept. 19
By Associated Press

Public health authorities on Tuesday declared an outbreak of the highly contagious liver disease hepatitis A in Los Angeles County, the third California region to see significant infections this year.

Refugees Invited By Charity Make Themselves At Home In Trump's Chil...

Refugees Invited By Charity Make Themselves At Home In Trump's Childhood Abode

Sept. 19
Amy Held / NPR

Oxfam brought four refugees to tour Trump's boyhood home in Queens, N.Y., which had been available for rent through Airbnb to make a point about immigration.

41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

41 States To Investigate Pharmaceutical Companies Over Opioids

Sept. 19
Yuki Noguchi / NPR

The states' attorneys general are banding together to investigate the makers and distributors of powerful opioid painkillers that have led to a spike in opiate addictions and overdose deaths.

Powerful Earthquake Devastates Central Mexico, Leaving Dozens Dead

Powerful Earthquake Devastates Central Mexico, Leaving Dozens Dead

Sept. 19
Colin Dwyer / NPR

Thirty-two years after a deadly earthquake, a magnitude 7.1 temblor rattled Mexico City and surrounding areas. Residents had marked the anniversary of the 1985 quake earlier in the day with drills.

Thousands Of Haitians Find 'Mexican Dream' Near US Border

Thousands Of Haitians Find 'Mexican Dream' Near US Border

Sept. 19
By Associated Press

Jose Luis Millan found a new crop of star employees at an upscale Tijuana car wash where customers cross the border from the U.S. to pay up to $950 to have their prized possessions steamed and scrubbed for hours. They're never late, always hustle and come in on days off to learn new skills, traits that he says make them a model for their Mexican counterparts.

Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Mi...

Latest GOP Effort To Replace Obamacare Could End Health Care For Millions

Sept. 19
Alison Kodjak / NPR

Republicans are taking one last shot at repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. But the new plan isn't much different fr the last one that failed.

7.1 Magnitude Quake Kills Scores Of People As Buildings Collapse In...

7.1 Magnitude Quake Kills Scores Of People As Buildings Collapse In Mexico

Sept. 19
By Associated Press

A magnitude 7.1 earthquake stunned central Mexico on Tuesday, killing at least 119 people as buildings collapsed in plumes of dust. Thousands fled into the streets in panic, and many stayed to help rescue those trapped.

Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election A...

Once A Contender, Angela Merkel's Main Rival Stumbles As Election Approaches

Sept. 19
Esme Nicholson / NPR

Martin Schulz's main handicap is that his party spent eight of the past 12 years in coalition with the German chancellor's party, so their policies are barely distinguishable from each other.

San Diego Poverty Rate Drops Slightly, Disparities Remain

San Diego Poverty Rate Drops Slightly, Disparities Remain

Sept. 19
By City News Service

Poverty in both the city and county of San Diego dropped last year, compared to the year before, though disparities still remain among ethnic groups, according to a new report.

Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tec...

Days After Police Shooting, 3 Arrested Amid Violence At Georgia Tech Vigil

Sept. 19
Colin Dwyer / NPR

By Monday's end, three people had been arrested and two officers were recovering from minor injuries. The unrest comes after an LGBTQ campus leader was shot and killed in a confrontation with police.

Fraternity Members' Defamation Case Against 'Rolling Stone' Can Pro...

Fraternity Members' Defamation Case Against 'Rolling Stone' Can Proceed, Court Says

Sept. 19
Camila Domonoske / NPR

A U.S. appeals court says three members of the Phi Kappa Psi fraternity have a plausible case that they were implicated in a now-retracted story about an alleged gang rape at U.Va.

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