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1,100 Homes Near Oceanside Without Power Overnight

July 27
By City News Service

The outage struck at 6:40 p.m. Tuesday and was affecting utility customers in Oceanside, San Luis Rey and Ocean Hills.

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Prosecutors Drop All Remaining Charges Against Officers In Freddie Gray's Death

July 27
Camila Domonoske / NPR

After four trials ended without convictions, prosecutors announced Wednesday that they were dropping all remaining charges. Gray died in 2015 after injuries sustained while in police custody.

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A Letter From Young Asian-Americans To Their Families About Black Lives Matter

July 27
Shereen Marisol Meraji / NPR

Shereen Marisol Meraji and Kat Chow talk to young people who crowd-sourced an open letter to their loved ones, asking them to care about police violence against black Americans.

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John Hinckley, Who Tried To Kill A President, Wins His Freedom

July 27
Carrie Johnson / NPR

A federal judge in Washington will allow John Hinckley to leave a mental institution and to live full-time with his mother. Hinckley shot President Ronald Reagan and three others in 1981.

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Car Bomb Kills At Least 44 In Kurdish-Held Area Of Syria

July 27
Bill Chappell / NPR

Syria's public media agency says 140 people were injured — and that the death toll will likely rise.

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In Alaska's Remote Towns, Climate Change Is Already Leaving Many Hungry

July 27
Clare Leschin-Hoar / NPR

Melting ice has made it harder to hunt walrus, a traditional staple for Native Alaskans. Warmer temps mean caribou aren't where hunters used to find them. It all adds up to more food insecurity.

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Democratic Convention's Second Night Heralds A Return Of The Age Of Clinton

July 27
Ron Elving / NPR

Bill Clinton contrasted the "real" woman he knows and the "cartoon" version sketched by critics at the Republican convention last week — congratulating the Democratic delegates on choosing the former.

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At Democratic Convention, Obama To Rally For Clinton — And His Own Legacy

July 27
Scott Horsley / NPR

President Obama hopes to "pass the baton" to Hillary Clinton — not just because he supports her but because a Republican president could reverse some of his signature initiatives.

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Ready, Set, Play: A Top 10 'Playlist' From The Nation's Children's Museums

July 27
Cory Turner / NPR

Lasers and lava and mummies, oh my! Here are the exhibits that kids and their grown-ups love the most from 10 of the nation's best children's museums.

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As Joe Biden Steps Into DNC Spotlight, A Lingering 'What If'

July 27
Jessica Taylor / NPR

The death of the vice president's eldest son derailed his own hopes for the White House. But he once had better approval ratings than Hillary Clinton and may have been a more competitive nominee.

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3 Questions Ahead Of President Obama's DNC Speech

July 27
Mara Liasson / NPR

A Clinton win would mean the president's policy legacy is kept intact, while a Trump victory would make the election all about a backlash to Obama's tenure.

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After Brexit, Uncertainty Over Status Of EU Workers Living In U.K.

July 27
Jim Zarroli / NPR

Much of the United Kingdom's economy relies on European labor. After the U.K.'s vote to leave the European Union, what will happen to millions of EU residents who now work in the U.K.?

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As Opioid Epidemic Surges, Medical Schools Must Change To Keep Pace

July 27
Natalie Jacewicz / NPR

Most medical schools offer little teaching about opioid addiction, even though there is unmet demand for treatment in many areas. Stanford University's medical school is trying to change that.

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Black Lives Matter Activists Lead March To Democratic Convention

July 26
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR

Demonstrators with the Black Lives Matter movement and other groups marched 6 miles to rally outside the Democratic National Convention. They called for more police accountability and other issues.

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'They Cannot Silence Us': Sanders Supporters Protest After Clinton Nomination

July 26
Sam Sanders / NPR

Hundreds of Bernie Sanders walked out of the Democratic National Convention in Philadelphia following Hillary Clinton's nomination.

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Susan Sarandon Confirms She Really Was Having The Worst Time At The DNC

July 26
Amita Kelly / NPR

She also quote-tweeted a criticism of the DNC, writing "I'm out."

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Extremely Rare Lizard Makes Debut At San Diego Zoo

July 26
By City News Service

An extremely rare monitor lizard whose parents were confiscated from smugglers is now living at the San Diego Zoo and available for viewing by guests.

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U.K. Strengthens Economic Ties To San Diego

July 26
By City News Service

The United Kingdom might be exiting the European Union, but it's strengthening economic ties to San Diego by opening offices in the city to promote U.K. businesses, economic and political ties.

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Bill Clinton Makes The Case For The 'Best Darn Change-Maker' He Has Met

July 26
Eyder Peralta / NPR

The former president painted a portrait of Hillary Clinton as a fighter who works relentlessly to make the world better.

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'Miss Cleo,' Fortuneteller Of '90s TV Fame, Dies At 53

July 26
Camila Domonoske / NPR

Youree Dell Harris became a cult celebrity as the face of a psychic hotline — saying "Call me now" in her distinctive, dubious patois. The role meant fame, but also a lifelong association with fraud.