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CBS News Fires Charlie Rose Following Sex Allegations

Nov. 21
By Associated Press

CBS News fired morning show host Charlie Rose on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after several women who worked with him on his PBS interview show alleged a pattern of sexual misconduct, including groping and walking naked in front of them.

Study: Sex Traffickers Use Emojis In Online Ads To Avoid Detection

Study: Sex Traffickers Use Emojis In Online Ads To Avoid Detection

Nov. 21
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

Research out of San Diego State University suggests that while law enforcement searches internet ads for keywords indicating sex trafficking they should also look for certain coded emojis.

Defendant’s Intent Debated As Steinle Murder Trial Closes

Defendant’s Intent Debated As Steinle Murder Trial Closes

Nov. 21
Alex Emslie/KQED

The lead prosecutor in the case against a Mexican citizen accused of murder in the 2015 slaying of Kathryn Steinle told a San Francisco jury Monday that the defendant “was playing his own secret version of Russian roulette” when he decided to fire the fatal shot.

USD Professor Delves Into Barbie's Decade-Long Fight Against Bratz

USD Professor Delves Into Barbie's Decade-Long Fight Against Bratz

Nov. 21
By Michael Lipkin

Barbie-maker Mattel argued that it owned the rights to Bratz because its creator Carter Bryant had worked for Mattel when he came up with the ideas behind Bratz.

Supervisor Ron Roberts On The Continued Push For Gondolas In San Diego

Supervisor Ron Roberts On The Continued Push For Gondolas In San Diego

Nov. 21
By Tom Fudge

Roberts first introduced the idea for a sky tram from Balboa Park to downtown San Diego in 2014. But getting the political support has been challenging. Some estimates put the cost of sky trams at $50 million per mile.

Cleaning Up San Diego Bay's Dirty Marinas

Cleaning Up San Diego Bay's Dirty Marinas

Nov. 21
By Erik Anderson

A San Diego marina is field testing a new pump that could help clean up water in areas where boats dock.

First Person: A Life's Trajectory Changed By A Grand Prize Win

First Person: A Life's Trajectory Changed By A Grand Prize Win

Nov. 20
By Michael Lipkin

Michael Brunker thinks back to his 11th birthday a lot. It was 1963 and Brunker lived with his parents in Detroit. Ernie Harwell, the Detroit Tigers' announcer, was officiating a raffle with a classic Motor City grand prize: his-and-hers cars, a Dodge Dart and Plymouth Fury.

SDSU Professor Challenges Concept Widely Embraced By Educators

SDSU Professor Challenges Concept Widely Embraced By Educators

Nov. 20
By Brooke Ruth, Maureen Cavanaugh

The concept of the growth mindset has been widely embraced by educators, but San Diego State University Professor J. Luke Wood, Ph.D., said the concept is incomplete when it comes to underserved students, particularly boys and men of color.

Festival Directors Talk About Benefits Of Fringe

Festival Directors Talk About Benefits Of Fringe

Nov. 20
By Beth Accomando

San Diego International Fringe Festival just played host to the Canadian and United States Associations of Fringe Festivals, as festival directors from across North America called the worldwide arts movement unique and very important.

Del Mar Beachfront Facing Challenges Of 'Managed Retreat'

Del Mar Beachfront Facing Challenges Of 'Managed Retreat'

Nov. 20
By Alison St John

The city of Del Mar plans to issue a new draft report this week on how to adapt to sea level rise. The report has been changed to remove a strategy that homeowners fear could affect their property values.

Charles Manson, Cult Leader Of Brutal 1969 Murders, Dies At 83

Charles Manson, Cult Leader Of Brutal 1969 Murders, Dies At 83

Nov. 19
Colin Dwyer / NPR

The murders of actress Sharon Tate and six other people in a span of two nights gave Manson a unique and infamous position in the American cultural imagination.

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