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Record Number Of Students Set To Start Classes At Cal State San Marcos

Aug. 31
By City News Service
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The count for the fall semester includes 2,229 freshmen and 1,589 transfer students who will attend classes at the main campus in northern San Diego County and a satellite facility in Temecula.

Athletes Gear Up For Labor Day Swim Around Oceanside Pier

Aug. 31
Promise Yee
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Hundreds will celebrate Labor Day next week by diving into the ocean for a one-mile swim around the Oceanside Pier.

Mexican Publisher Rolls Out Spanish-Language Book Truck In San Diego

Aug. 31
By Jean Guerrero
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Fondo de Cultura Económica has launched a Spanish-language book truck intended to promote Spanish-language learning in San Diego County, and eventually across the U.S.

Tropical Diseases In The Bullseye At UC San Diego Lab

Aug. 31
By Kenny Goldberg
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A new lab at UC San Diego is trying to discover new drugs to treat some of the world's most vexing tropical diseases.

Oceanside Cabbies Petition For Restrictions On Pickup Points For Uber Drivers

Aug. 31
Promise Yee
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Yellow Cab drivers in Oceanside petition to get restrictions on pickup points for Uber drivers.

San Diego Officials Warn Of Imposter Utility Workers

Aug. 31
By Claire Trageser
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San Diego city officials are warning that criminals pretending to be utility workers are talking their way into homes to steal valuables.

Carrier USS Ronald Reagan Leaves San Diego, Bound For Japan

Aug. 31
By City News Service
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The Reagan is one of three aircraft carriers taking part in a swap of home ports.

Why Only Utah Is Trying To Track, And Limit SWAT-Style Tactics

Aug. 31
Martin Kaste / NPR
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For all the talk of police militarization, no reliable statistics exist on the number of raids by SWAT or other heavily armed tactical teams. There are no federal or state tallies — except in Utah.

Kanye Is Running For President And One Other Must-Watch VMA Moment

Aug. 31
Eyder Peralta / NPR

Perhaps the most controversial moment came when Nicki Minaj took on Miley Cyrus. It'll be the talk of the water cooler today, so you might as well take a look.

EU Ministers Call Emergency Meeting To Discuss Migrant Crisis

Aug. 31
Eyder Peralta / NPR
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Europe has seen an unprecedented number of migrants and asylum seekers reach its borders. EU ministers called the meeting, in part, to try to decide which migrants are treated as refugees.

If Fish Is Brain Food, Can Fish Oil Pills Boost Brains, Too?

Aug. 31
Allison Aubrey / NPR
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Research suggests eating fish regularly over a lifetime is good for the brain. But when it comes to staving off cognitive decline in seniors, fish oil supplements just don't cut it, a study finds.

To Thrive, Many Young Female Athletes Need A Lot More Food

Aug. 31
Patti Neighmond / NPR
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Doctors and parents often miss the signs of female athlete triad syndrome — low energy, low bone density and irregular menstruation in an otherwise healthy-looking girl or teen.

How Are U.N. Climate Talks Like A Middle School? Cliques Rule

Aug. 31
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR
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Tiny island nations, Latin American developing countries, and even non-joiners like Switzerland have all found more power and influence in climate negotiations after forming or joining a group.

Through Soccer, Teen Migrants Rebuild Lives And Meet Pope Francis

Aug. 31
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR
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During his U.S. visit in September, the pope is set to meet with unaccompanied minors from Central America who have formed a youth soccer team co-sponsored by New York's Catholic Charities.

The 'Trump Effect' Alienating Conservative Latinos

Aug. 31
Asma Khalid / NPR
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The GOP's post-mortem in the wake of the 2012 election suggested the party needed to appeal to Latinos. But, the current immigration conversation sparked by Donald Trump could threaten that goal.

Horror Director Wes Craven Dead at 76 Of Brain Cancer

Aug. 30
By Beth Accomando
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Wes Craven died Sunday of brain cancer. He was 76. Here is a piece I wrote back in 2009 when he was producing a remake of his first film, "The Last House on the Left."

Wes Craven, Master Horror Movie Director, Dies At 76

Aug. 30
Camila Domonoske / NPR
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The legendary director of Nightmare on Elm Street and Scream has died. His films, which often mixed slasher gore with wry humor, helped reinvent the horror genre.

Obama Renaming Continent's Highest Peak From Mt. McKinley To Denali

Aug. 30
Brakkton Booker / NPR
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Efforts to change the mountain's name back to Denali date back to 1975. The White House says changing the name back "recognizes the sacred status of Denali to generations of Alaska Natives."

China Arrests Nearly 200 Over 'Online Rumors'

Aug. 30
Scott Neuman / NPR

The rumors ranged from a man leaping to his death in Beijing over stock losses to highly inflated death tolls in the Tianjin industrial blasts.

Obama Gets One More Vote Closer To 'Yes' On Iran Deal

Aug. 30
Brakkton Booker / NPR
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Oregon Sen. Jeff Merkley announced he's backing the Iran deal despite "significant shortcomings." It brings Obama within three votes of sustaining a veto against congressional disapproval.