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Paul Manafort To Testify On Russia As House Intel Committee Drama Continues

March 24
Camila Domonoske / NPR

It's unclear when Trump's former campaign chair will speak. Meanwhile, the next open hearing is either postponed for logistics or canceled over Democratic objections — depending on whom you believe.

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Insurance Companies Could Profit From Fewer Customers Under GOP Plan

March 24
Philip Galewitz / NPR

As House Republicans and the White House try reach a deal on a plan to repeal parts of the Affordable Care Act, much of the insurance industry likes what it's seeing.

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: In And Around Balboa Park

San Diego's Top Weekend Events: In And Around Balboa Park

March 24
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Nina Garin

This weekend there are exhibitions, concerts and plays happening in and around Balboa Park.

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U.S. Women Bumped From Top Spot In FIFA World Rankings

March 24
Russell Lewis / NPR

The U.S. is now No. 2, behind Germany and ahead of France, England and Canada. The American squad has been ranked in the top two spots since FIFA created the world rankings for women back in 2003.

86 People Diagnosed With Zika In San Diego

86 People Diagnosed With Zika In San Diego

March 24
By City News Service

Since 2015, 86 people in the San Diego region have been diagnosed with the Zika virus.

'Wilson' Sketches Portrait Of Prickly Character

'Wilson' Sketches Portrait Of Prickly Character

March 24
By Beth Accomando

“Wilson” (opening March 24 in select San Diego theaters) is not the Oscar-winning film about our 28th president. But it is a portrait of a prickly character named Wilson played by Woody Harrelson.

City Council Committee Advances Short-Term Rental Rules

City Council Committee Advances Short-Term Rental Rules

March 24
By City News Service

A City Council committee failed to reach a consensus Friday on the thorny issue of regulating short-term vacation rental properties in San Diego and moved along three proposed options without recommending a preferred alternative.

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Letting States Decide Health Coverage Could Make It Harder To Buy

March 24
Jay Hancock / NPR

House Republicans altered their health care bill to let states decide what coverage is required. That would make it harder to buy coverage for childbirth or chronic illness, analysts say.

House Republicans Pull Health Care Bill

House Republicans Pull Health Care Bill

March 24
By Associated Press

Republican leaders have abruptly pulled their troubled health care overhaul bill off the House floor, short of votes and eager to avoid a humiliating defeat for President Donald Trump and GOP leaders.

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Utah Cuts DUI Alcohol Limit To Lowest Level In U.S.; Law Also Affects Gun Owners

March 24
Bill Chappell / NPR

Utah's new DUI law will also lower the alcohol limit for people carrying guns. The strict law has been controversial in Utah, with hundreds of calls to the governor's office.

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Sandi Toksvig: Can Social Change Start With Laughter?

March 24
NPR/TED Staff / NPR

When comedian and TV host Sandi Toksvig came out as gay in the early 1990s, she used humor to recover from the onslaught of vitriol.Today, she says, humor can help bring about social change.

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Kevin Breel: What Can Depression Teach Us About Comedy?

March 24
NPR/TED Staff / NPR

The image of the "sad clown" can seem like a cliche. But for Kevin Breel, it's very real. He describes how he struggled with depression while performing as a stand-up comedian.

Poverty High In National City, Imperial Beach, Report Finds

Poverty High In National City, Imperial Beach, Report Finds

March 24
By Claire Trageser

In National City, the median income in 2015 was $44,694 a year, and in Imperial Beach it was $43,132 a year. Both fall far below the median income of $67,320 a year in all of San Diego County.

Nonprofit Developers Strive To Preserve Affordable Housing

Nonprofit Developers Strive To Preserve Affordable Housing

March 24
By Katie Schoolov, Alison St John

While cities struggle to get approval for higher density and new affordable housing, older affordable housing is disappearing.

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Mubarak Walks Free, In What Could Be The Final Twist For Egypt's Former Dictator

March 24
Bill Chappell / NPR

Hosni Mubarak, 88 and ailing, was acquitted by Egypt's top appeals court of charges that he ordered police to kill anti-government protesters in 2011.

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Trump Faces Most Consequential Day Of His Presidency So Far

March 24
Jessica Taylor / NPR

The president's reputation as a deal-maker is on the line Friday as House Republicans face a politically perilous vote to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act.

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London Attack Update: One More Victim Dies, And Police Make More Arrests

March 24
Bill Chappell / NPR

The dead suspect, Khalid Masood, 52, was named Adrian Russell Ajao at birth, police say. Several of his victims remain in hospital.

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The U.S. Can't Really Know If Farmers Are Cutting Back On Antibiotics, GAO Says

March 24
Maryn McKenna / NPR

New FDA rules limit how farmers can give antibiotics to animals raised for meat. But a Government Accountability Office report says the FDA doesn't collect the data to know if that policy is working.

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Can Arianna Huffington Save Uber?

March 24
Aarti Shahani / NPR

While Uber wades through crisis after crisis, media mogul Arianna Huffington, the sole woman on its board, is emerging as chief of culture change.

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In Race For New Leader, Many In Hong Kong See 'Selection,' Not Election

March 24
Rob Schmitz / NPR

Elections for the chief executive of Hong Kong, the city leader, are scheduled for March 26. But only a small group of people will be able to vote directly.