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With Stops In 4 Key States, Biden And Trump Bring Their Closing Arguments To Voters

Oct. 24
Sam Gringlas / NPR

The approach the two candidates are taking in this final leg of the campaign mirrors the divergent narratives they're trying to convey about the pandemic and the choice voters face this fall.

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Clouds Cover San Diego County Saturday, Rain Possible Sunday

Oct. 24
By City News Service

Cool temperatures are expected Saturday with clouds covering most of San Diego County and some light precipitation falling west of the mountains tonight, with the best chance of rain on Sunday into Sunday night.

At Least 24 Dead, Including Children, In Suicide Attack In Afghan Capital

Oct. 24
Jason Slotkin / NPR

Afghanistan's interior ministry said at least 57 others were wounded in the bombing outside of an education center in a heavily Shiite neighborhood in Kabul.

Polish President Tests Positive For The Coronavirus

Oct. 24
Matthew S. Schwartz / NPR

President Andrzej Duda, who says he's experiencing no symptoms, will self-isolate. Duda has apologized to those he came into contact with, who will need to go into quarantine.

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1 Million Could Lose Power As California Winds Whip Up

Oct. 24
By Associated Press

Pacific Gas & Electric says it may cut power to some 1 million people this weekend in central and Northern California, which could see the most dangerous fire weather of the season.

Trump Votes Early In Florida 'For A Guy Named Trump'

Oct. 24
Sam Gringlas / NPR

The president cast his ballot from his adopted home state before departing for rallies on Saturday in North Carolina, Ohio and Wisconsin. More than 50 million Americans have already voted.

'Historic Opportunity': Chile Holds Vote To Replace Dictatorship-Era Constitution

Oct. 24
Philip Reeves / NPR

After mass protests, and amid a pandemic, Chileans go to the polls Sunday for a referendum over whether to scrap the constitution introduced under Gen. Augusto Pinochet's rule.

Robocalls, Rumors And Emails: Last-Minute Election Disinformation Floods Voters

Oct. 24
Pam Fessler / NPR

Dirty tricks and disinformation have been used to intimidate and mislead voters in the past. But they have been especially pervasive this year amid a chaotic and contentious election.

Thanksgiving In The Time Of COVID-19: To Grandmother's House Or No?

Oct. 24
April Fulton / NPR

COVID-19 cases are surging across the country and with Thanksgiving right around the corner, is it safe to travel to spend the holiday with friends and family? We have tips from the experts.

100 Million Ballots, But Experts Say 'Heaven And Earth' Being Moved For Election Mail

Oct. 24
Brian Naylor / NPR

A record volume of election mail has moved through the U.S. Postal Service ahead of Election Day. And while there have been some delays, experts say voting by mail has gone relatively smoothly so far.

U.S. Records Highest Number Of Coronavirus Cases In 1 Day Since Pandemic Began

Oct. 24
Suzanne Nuyen / NPR

The 83,000 surpasses the previous record from mid-July by about 6,000. In addition, 943 people died from COVID-19 on Friday. Cases of the virus have been rising in the U.S. since mid-September.

Former federal prosecutor Phillip Halpern talks...

Retiring Federal Prosecutor Goes Public With Harsh Criticism Of AG William Barr

Oct. 23
By Amita Sharma

Phillip Halpern, who worked for decades in the San Diego U.S. Attorney's office, says Attorney General William Barr has acted as President Donald Trump's "mafia" lawyer, instead of the "lawyer for the people of the United States."

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San Diego Unified’s First Phase Of In-Person Learning Gets Mixed Reviews

Oct. 23
By Joe Hong

Some parents of special-needs students say they haven’t received the services they hoped for. District officials say they are working to increase services at all schools.

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San Diego County Reports 430 COVID-19 Cases, One Death

Oct. 23
By City News Service

Of the total COVID-19 cases in the county, 3,827 or 7.1% have been hospitalized, with 884 — or 1.6% — spending at least some time in an intensive care unit. The number of current COVID-19 hospital patients in the region is 236, with 73 of those in the ICU.

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FEMA Offering Relief for People Affected by September Valley Fire

Oct. 23
By City News Service

The grants are designed to help with serious disaster-related expenses not covered by insurance such as rent, home repair or replacement, medical or dental costs, transportation or other personal property losses.

A NASA Probe Is So Full of Asteroid Material That It Now Has A Problem

Oct. 23
Nell Greenfieldboyce / NPR

A NASA spacecraft sent out to collect rocks from an asteroid seems to have nabbed a lot of material, but there's now an unexpected problem — a flap isn't closing because some rocks are stuck.

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With Halloween Approaching, SDSU Students Told To Stay Home

Oct. 23
By Matt Hoffman

To keep COVID-19 cases down San Diego State University officials are issuing another stay-at-home advisory that runs Friday through Nov. 2.

COVID-19 health and safety guidelines at Downto...

Disney To Expand Downtown Disney Into California Adventure Park

Oct. 23
By City News Service

The reopening of businesses along Buena Vista Street, the main drag at the opening of California Adventure, is a sort of expansion of Downtown Disney businesses, which reopened in July.

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In California, Suburban White Women Are Turning Away From Trump

Oct. 23
Katie Orr | KQED

A September poll from the Public Policy Institute of California found that 65% of likely women voters support Democrat Joe Biden.

Veggie Burgers Can Be Called Burgers, European Parliament Says

Oct. 23
Reese Oxner / NPR

Despite pushback from Europe's largest farmer's association, the Parliament will allow vegetarian meat alternatives to use meat-like terms, including burger and steak.