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Video: Giant Great White Shark Frolics With Divers

Jan. 18
Vanessa Romo / NPR

"What some don't realize is that sometimes sharks seek touch," Ocean Ramsey said after the unforgettable encounter in Oahu. She and her team swam beside a 20-foot-long shark they say is Deep Blue.

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Rad Scientist: The Sequel (Trailer for Season 2)

Jan. 18
Hosted by Margot Wohl

New episodes of the show are coming your way starting Jan. 30. Season 2 is full of rad scientists. Here are some things you can expect; strange sounds, facts about bacteria you wish you hadn't learned, exciting underwater moments and exciting existential moments. Subscribe now and tell a friend to subscribe, too.

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After Days Of Silence, Court Says Detained Iranian-American Is Testifying

Jan. 18
Greg Myre / NPR

Marizeh Hashemi, a TV anchor in Iran, was arrested Sunday in the U.S. and is testifying before a grand jury in Washington. This is the first time U.S. authorities have commented on her case.

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Rancho Bernardo Moms Turn To Facebook To Help Furloughed Neighbors

Jan. 18
By Priya Sridhar

The moms wanted to help furloughed federal workers in their community, and started a Facebook group to do it.

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R. Kelly Has Been Dropped By RCA Records, 'Billboard' Reports

Jan. 18
Anastasia Tsioulcas / NPR

Amid increasing protests following the broadcast of the Surviving R. Kelly documentary series, RCA Records has reportedly dropped the singer, who has been accused by multiple women of sexual abuse.

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Nicole Kidman Goes Dark For 'Destroyer'

Jan. 18
By Beth Accomando

Actress Nicole Kidman is stirring Oscar talk with her performance in Karyn Kusama's "Destroyer," which opens Friday in San Diego.

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2 People Dead In S.C. Public Housing Complex, 411 Evacuated After Gas Leaks

Jan. 18
Ian Stewart / NPR

Police haven't yet confirmed that the deaths of the men, who were found Thursday morning in separate apartments in Columbia, are tied to the leaks.

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'The Forward,' Storied Jewish Paper, Shutters Print Edition After 121 Years

Jan. 18
Colin Dwyer / NPR

The newspaper, founded in 1897, says it is shifting the focus of its Yiddish and English content to digital — and laying off nearly 30 percent of its staff in the process.

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Defense Department Releases Names Of Three U.S. Casualties In Syria Attack

Jan. 18
Daniella Cheslow / NPR

The Americans died in a suicide bombing near a restaurant in Manbij, in northern Syria. Analysts say the attacker may have targeted a spot that had become a favorite for U.S. troops.

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VA Defends Efforts As San Diego Tops List For Veteran Suicides In California

Jan. 18
By Steve Walsh

The VA San Diego has revamped its efforts over the last five years in an attempt to bring down the number of suicides among veterans.

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Storm Swell, High Tide Soak Imperial Beach

Jan. 18
By Erik Anderson

Waves washed over a protective barrier in Imperial Beach Friday as a storm swell combined with a high tide.

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Federal Prison Employees In San Diego Working Without Pay During Government Shutdown

Jan. 18
By Matt Hoffman

Workers at the Metropolitan Correctional Center that houses more than 800 inmates downtown are impacted by the partial government shutdown.

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President Trump, North Korean Leader Kim Agree To Second Meeting Next Month

Jan. 18
Jessica Taylor / NPR

Trump first met with Kim in June 2018 in Singapore, and the two appeared to form an unlikely bond after Trump had previously criticized Kim on Twitter, slamming him as "Little Rocket Man."

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Zimbabwe Orders Second Internet Shutdown In A Week Of Deadly Protests

Jan. 18
Daniella Cheslow / NPR

Critics accuse the government of constricting Internet use to stop the circulation of images showing a security forces responding violently to protests over increased gas prices.

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Roundtable: San Diego's New YIMBY Mayor

Jan. 18
By Pat Finn

Mayor Faulconer says "yes in my backyard" to denser housing. The prospect of statewide rent control is not dead yet. And PG&E declares bankruptcy in the face of enormous financial liability.

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Shutdown Pressures Freshman Democrats To Deliver On Promise To Break Gridlock

Jan. 18
Kelsey Snell / NPR

Many newly elected Democrats vowed to work with Republicans and avoid partisan posturing. But they are sticking behind House Speaker Pelosi's position not to give in on the demand for wall money.

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Fleeing Crisis, Some Venezuelans Are Recruited By Rebel Forces Fighting In Colombia

Jan. 18
John Otis / NPR

Venezuelan migrants come into contact with Colombian guerrillas after crossing the river border. The migrants have turned up among captured and killed rebels, a Colombian military commander tells NPR.

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Podcast Episode 159: Women Editors Discuss The Art, Craft Of Editing

Jan. 18
By Beth Accomando

Oscar nominations come out Jan. 22 and, since many people may not know a lot about what a film editor does, here is an archive edition of Cinema Junkie that will enlighten you about the art and craft of film editing.

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