A Homeland Security Special Agent, who chose to remain unidentified, crawls through a drug tunnel found by agents at a warehouse in Otay Mesa near the U.S.-Mexico border on Thursday, November 4, 2010.
Published on December 13, 2010
Cases of pertussis declined rapidly in the 1940s. The all-time low was in 1976, with only 75 cases reported in the United States. Since the early 1980s, there has been an increase in reported cases of whooping cough.
Deaths attributed to pertussis have risen steadily since the late 1970s. The above chart shows the rise from 1982 to 2010.
Lena Dunham and Mike S. Ryan in "Tiny Furniture."
Edison workers unpack one of two new reactor vessel heads at the San Onofre Nuclear Generating Station, Monday, Dec. 13, 2010.
Life's a little rough for Aura (Lena Dunham) in "Tiny Furniture."
Cygnet Theatre's production of Stephen Sondheim's "Sweeney Todd" received 7 nominations.
Lucky Lady Casino and Blessed Sacrament Church on El Cajon Blvd: Temptation and salvation in the same block.
Touro University medical student Shamis Fallah prepares paperwork before adminstering a Tdap vaccination during the Solano County health fair August 11, 2010 in Vallejo, California.
Darren Aronofsky's "Black Swan" leads the nominees at the Broadcast Film Critics Awards.
The French animated film "The Illusionist."
Michael Wonsidler, a recyling specialist with San Diego County, dresses up as the Bag Monster to present "Day Without A Bag" to San Diego's County Board of Supervisors.