In Metropolis or Gotham City, seeing a superhero downtown wouldn't be abnormal. But in San Diego, the sight of crime fighters dressed up in masks and capes can cause something of a stir.
The Federal Reserve has decided to reduce by $10 billion its monthly bond-buying program beginning in January.
U.S. and German authorities are investigating the death of U.S. Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Dmitry Chepusov. The 31-year-old, who worked as a broadcaster for American Forces Network-Europe, was found dead Dec. 14 in Kaiserslautern, Germany.
Firefighters expected to get some help Wednesday from the weather as they battle an unusual late fall wildfire that has destroyed more than a dozen homes and forced about 100 people to flee the scenic Big Sur region overlooking the Pacific Ocean.
China has confirmed that one of its warships -- reportedly the newly deployed aircraft carrier Liaoning -- had an "encounter" with a U.S. guided missile cruiser in the South China Sea earlier this month.
Mexican authorities have ruled that a deadly explosion at a candy factory in Ciudad Juárez two months ago was accidental.
San Diego results on national tests of math and reading show higher scores for all students, but gaps between racial and socioeconomic groups remain.
By rearranging cars according to color, San Diego filmmaker Cy Kuckenbaker invented a whole new way to see the Cabrillo Freeway.
Now that the bipartisan budget agreement has passed the Senate and is headed for the president's desk, it's a good time to consider some of the takeaways from the past two weeks of congressional Sturm und Drang.
It turns out that readers of all ages -- from teenagers to seniors -- have questions about the health law. We try to answer the latest batch.
The first of four current or former BP employees charged with crimes related to the 2010 Gulf oil spill has been found guilty of obstructing justice because he deleted text messages from his cellphone that contained information about the worst offshore spill in the nation's history.
Navy Petty Officer 1st Class James L. Smith, 38, died Dec. 11 of "natural causes" at Landstuhl Regional Medical Center in Germany. Smith's unit had been deployed to Afghanistan.
The National Weather Service issued a winter weather advisory for the mountains from 7 a.m. Thursday to 1 a.m. Friday, saying snow showers could begin as early as late Wednesday night before tapering off Thursday night.
A special agent with the Naval Criminal Investigative Service admitted Tuesday that he shared confidential information about ongoing criminal probes into a foreign Navy contractor's billing practices in exchange for prostitutes, cash and luxury travel.
inewsource examined the extent of surveillance throughout San Diego’s public transportation network, along with the implications for privacy.
A retired California lawmaker is proposing an alternative to costly special elections: empty state legislature seats would be filled by the governor, not voters.
Elected officials in San Clemente are expressing concern about how long waste will be stored in their backyard.
The initial suspicion of many -- that Monday's bomb scare at Harvard University was the work of a student who wanted to avoid taking a test -- may have been correct.
In recent months, NPR staff has published a serious of questions-and-answer stories related to the Affordable Care Act, also known as Obamacare. Now we've compiled them into an interactive so you can explore answers that are most relevant to you.
If you know somebody in Atlanta or San Jose, Calif., this might be a good time to get in touch.