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U.S. Hits 100,000 COVID-19 Hospitalizations

Dec. 2
Jaclyn Diaz / NPR

Data from the COVID Tracking Project show 100,226 people were hospitalized Wednesday — a number that has been steadily rising for weeks.

Leaked Files Show Trump's Ability To Alter Census May Come Down To The Wire

Dec. 2
Hansi Lo Wang / NPR

The Census Bureau may not be able to finish putting together a key census count before President Trump's term ends, internal documents obtained by the House Oversight Committee confirm.

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California Reports More Than 20,000 Virus Cases In One Day

Dec. 2
Adam Beam / Associated Press

California has broken the record for new coronavirus cases reported in a single day. The state reported 20,759 new cases on Wednesday, shattering the previous record of more than 18,350 set just last week.

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City Heights Health Center Prepares To Help Patients Survive COVID-19 At Home

Dec. 2
By Max Rivlin-Nadler

As COVID-19 numbers rise across the county, a community health center in City Heights is trying to help those infected to navigate the deadly virus.

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Formerly Homeless Families In Vista Receive Christmas Surprise

Dec. 2
By Tania Thorne

Volunteers had a big Christmas surprise for formerly homeless families at the Solutions For Change campus in Vista.

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Family Files Lawsuit In Connection With SDSU Fraternity Pledge's Death

Dec. 2
By City News Service

The family of a 19-year-old San Diego State University student who died after falling from his bunk bed and striking his head following a night of drinking has filed a wrongful death lawsuit against several defendants.

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San Diego Getting Strong, Dry Winds From Santa Ana

Dec. 2
By Erik Anderson

San Diego’s National Weather Service is issuing a red flag warning for the region’s mountains because as dry, windy conditions are expected to persist this week.

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San Diego Unified Delays In-Person Learning Due To COVID-19 Surge

Dec. 2
By Joe Hong

Planned campus reopenings are on indefinite hold, but the district will continue offering in-person instruction to a small group of struggling students.

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Wednesday Community Conversation Is About Threats To Our Democracy

Dec. 2
By Mark Sauer, Pat Finn

What can we as a country do to shore up democracy?

'Substantial Likelihood Of Wrongdoing' By VOA Parent Agency, Government Watchdog Says

Dec. 2
David Folkenflik / NPR

The U.S. Special Counsel ordered the U.S. Agency for Global Media to conduct a sweeping internal investigation, after finding a "substantial likelihood of wrongdoing" toward the Voice of America.

Lawmakers Barrel Ahead On Defense Bill Plans, Balking At Trump Veto Threat

Dec. 2
Claudia Grisales / NPR

President Trump threatened to veto the annual defense bill if it doesn't include a provision to end a liability shield for tech companies. Key lawmakers say it's too late for such a demand.

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County Leaders Urge Caution As San Diego Reports 1,217 COVID-19 Cases, 16 Deaths

Dec. 2
By City News Service

Wednesday marked the 22nd consecutive day more than 600 new cases have been reported and the 10th day of the last 13 more than 1,000 new cases were reported.

President Trump Seriously Considering 2024 Run As He Continues False 2020 Claims

Dec. 2
Tamara Keith / NPR

Three sources in Trump's orbit tell NPR he is considering running for a second term as president in 2024. Trump himself alluded to it at a private party this week.

'We Don't Have To Live This Way': Doctors Call For Climate Action

Dec. 2
Rebecca Hersher / NPR

Heat waves, air pollution and extreme weather are making people sick and, increasingly, killing people. A key report by global physicians says fossil fuels are to blame.

Trump Allies Discourage Georgia Residents From Voting In January Runoff

Dec. 2
Alana Wise / NPR

Some Georgia Republicans have continued the president's crusade to seek to have the state's election results overturned following Trump's White House loss to Democrat Joe Biden.

Grounded: Emotional Support Animals No Longer Guaranteed Free Flights

Dec. 2
Dustin Jones / NPR

The Department of Transportation won't require airlines to accommodate animals other than legitimate service dogs. The decision comes after reports of fraudulent service animal claims.

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City Unveils Restored Palisades Plaza In Balboa Park

Dec. 2
By City News Service, Jacob Aere

After months of construction, city leaders unveiled the Palisades Plaza in Balboa Park Wednesday, opening the former dilapidated parking lot as a public gathering place the way it was designed when it first opened in 1935 for the California Pacific International Exposition

Masked Robbers Launch Coordinated Attack On A 2nd Brazilian Bank, Killing 1 Hostage

Dec. 2
Reese Oxner / NPR

Just a day after a band of armed gangsters robbed a bank in Criciúma, another in the city of Cametá was targeted. The cities are separated by 2,000 miles.

Top Democrats Back Off Demands for Larger COVID-19 Bill

Dec. 2
Kelsey Snell / NPR

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer are breaking from their demand for more than $2 trillion in coronavirus relief spending to move toward a compromise.

Tired Of The Social Media Rat Race, Journalists Move To Writing Substack Newsletters

Dec. 2
Bobby Allyn / NPR

The San Francisco startup has doubled its writers since the pandemic started. Some high-profile journalists have left full-time jobs at major publications to give it a go at the buzzy newsletter.

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