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Tease photo for Wildfires Cause Dip In New California Housing Units

Wildfires Cause Dip In New California Housing Units

May 2
By Associated Press

San Diego is still California's second-largest city, adding 12,000 residents to reach just under 1.4 million.

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100 Meters, 100 Years Old: Ida Keeling Breaks Racing Record

May 2
Dana Farrington / NPR

Over the weekend, the runner completed the 100-meter dash in 1 minute and 17.33 seconds, the fastest time recorded for a centenarian. Keeling has some advice for the rest of us.

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A 'Tough Decision': Puerto Rican Governor Says Island Will Miss Debt Payment

May 2
Eyder Peralta / NPR

"I've decided that your basic needs come before anything else," Gov. Alejandro García Padilla said, adding that he will not close hospitals in order to pay the island's debt.

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The Man At The Center Of Iraq's Political Storm

May 2
Hannah Bloch / NPR

In the years after the 2003 U.S. invasion, the radical cleric Muqtada al-Sadr emerged as a powerful anti-government force. Now he's reinvented himself. What role will he play in Iraq's future?

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As Democrats Look To General Election, Clinton Raises More Money Than Sanders

May 2
Asma Khalid / NPR

After a string of big victories, the Democratic front-runner has regained her fundraising edge over the Vermont senator, whose supporters may realize the presidency is increasingly out of his grasp.

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SDSU President Meets With Students About Anti-Muslim Fliers

May 2
By Kristina Bravo

Members of the Muslim Student Association and Students for Justice in Palestine spoke Monday to SDSU President Elliot Hirshman and other university officials at a closed-door meeting.

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Biotech's Theranos Offers A Cautionary Tale For Silicon Valley

May 2
Laura Sydell / NPR

The blood-testing startup led by Elizabeth Holmes soared on hype and celebrity boosters. Now it's under federal scrutiny. It could show that Silicon Valley's success model doesn't work in biotech.

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Under Attack, Commodity Promotion Programs Try To Hide Their Emails

May 2
Dan Charles / NPR

Federal programs that collect money from farmers in order to promote pork, beef and eggs have been under attack. They now want to exempt their documents from the Freedom of Information Act.

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CIA 'Live Tweets' Bin Laden Raid On 5th Anniversary

May 2
Dana Farrington / NPR

Osama bin Laden was killed in May 2011. The Internet isn't sure that reconstructing the raid through tweets was the best idea. However you remember that day, here are some things to keep in mind.

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3 Strange Worlds Circling A Cool Star Might Be Prime Spots To Support Life

May 2
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR

Scientists say each of these planets has one searingly hot side that's always facing the star and one frigidly cold side that's always facing away. But the regions in between might be cozy.

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San Diego Mayor Kevin Faulconer Discusses His Re-Election Bid

May 2
By Midday Edition

Despite some challengers, the incumbent is the candidate to beat in the upcoming June primary.

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Can An Online Game Help Create A Better Test For TB?

May 2
Esther Landhuis / NPR

In a vote of confidence for citizen science, researchers who created an online RNA-folding game launched the project's first challenge aimed at a disease — creating a better tuberculosis test.

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Marines From 'Darkhorse' Battalion Reunite At Camp Pendleton

May 2
By Midday Edition

Camp Pendleton hosted a reunion over the weekend for the 3rd Battalion, 5th Marine Regiment, which suffered more casualties during the war in Afghanistan than any other Marine unit.

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Ringling Bros. Circus Holds Final Shows Featuring Elephants

May 2
Bill Chappell / NPR

In the world of animal rights, one activist compares it to the fall of the Berlin Wall. The original plan called for phasing out elephants' role in the circus by 2018.

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Trump Poses A Love-Hate Quandary For California Republicans

May 2
By Midday Edition

This weekend's GOP convention highlighted the schism between party leaders and Republican activists.

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Bitcoin's Maker Revealed? Australian Man Says He Is 'Satoshi Nakamoto'

May 2
Bill Chappell / NPR

Craig Wright, 45, is an entrepreneur whose name has often been mentioned in conversations about bitcoin's creator; in recent months, he was also investigated by tax authorities.

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San Diego Scientists Help Discover Earth-Sized Planets Orbiting Tiny Star

May 2
By David Wagner

The planets orbit a small and faint star, not visible to the naked eye. They're about as close to their star as Jupiter is to its moons.

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Gannett Tells Tribune Shareholders Not To Vote For Board

May 2
By Associated Press

The publisher of USA Today and other newspapers last week offered to buy Tribune Publishing Co. for more than $388 million.

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GOP Presidential Candidates Court California Republicans

May 2
By Ben Adler / Capital Public Radio

California Republicans aren't used to being wooed by presidential candidates for anything other than money. But this weekend's state GOP convention in Burlingame drew all three candidates, as well as protesters.

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Teen Birthrate Declines, But So Does Percentage Of Teens Getting Sex Ed

May 2
By Kenny Goldberg

A new report compared the proportion of teens that were taught about birth control in two time periods: 2006 to 2010 and 2011 to 2013.