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Lawmakers React As Trump Senate Impeachment Trial Gets Timetable

Jan. 23
Jason Slotkin / NPR

Prominent Republicans continued to criticize the idea of trying an out-of-office president, while some Democrats worried about hampering President Biden's agenda.

Carl Solomon, Senior Director of Environmental ...

County Expands Coronavirus Vaccinations To Those 65-Plus

Jan. 23
By City News Service

The county of San Diego expanded the category of those eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccination to include those ages 65 and older.

South Bay United Pentecostal Church in Chula Vi...

California’s Ban On Indoor Worship Upheld By Appeals Court

Jan. 23
By Associated Press

A federal appeals court has denied a Southern California church’s request to overturn the state’s coronavirus restrictions barring worship services indoors during the coronavirus pandemic.

Storm drains bring urban runoff directly into t...

Rain Brings Urban Runoff Danger To Beaches, Bays

Jan. 23
By City News Service

San Diego residents were warned Saturday by county health officials to avoid the water at all coastal beaches and bays because of the danger of dangerous levels of bacteria caused by urban runoff from the day's rainstorm.

Biden Is Catholic. He Also Supports Abortion Rights. Here's What That Could Mean

Jan. 23
Sarah McCammon / NPR

President Biden is only the nation's second Catholic president, but his position on abortion rights is at odds with the church.

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Rate Of New Virus Infections Falling, But Deaths Remain High

Jan. 23
By Associated Press

The rates of new coronavirus infections and hospitalizations are dropping across California, but health officials warn those trends are tempered by very high death rates.

Fauci Relishes A 'Hallelujah' Moment

Jan. 23
Avie Schneider / NPR

Dr. Anthony Fauci, now President Biden's chief medical adviser on COVID-19, says he rejoiced when the new president said that "science and truth" would guide the nation's policies toward the pandemic.

Who Wants To Be A Billionaire? $1 Billion Winning Lottery Ticket Sold In Michigan

Jan. 23
Matthew S. Schwartz / NPR

It's the third-largest lotto jackpot in U.S. history. The odds of winning the top prize were 1 in 302.5 million.

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Rain, Snow In Mountains Predicted For San Diego County

Jan. 23
By City News Service

Cool weather was forecast Saturday for San Diego County with periods of rain and snow in the mountains, but showers will be more numerous in the afternoon and evening before winding down late at night, the National Weather Service said.

Linxing He, 90, receives the first dose of a CO...

Hodgepodge Systems, Confusion Mar California Vaccine Rollout

Jan. 23
First Janie Har and Second Amy Taxin / Associated Press”

More than five weeks into its vaccination program, California still doesn’t have nearly the supply to meet demand and there's growing angst among residents.

Protests Swell Across Russia Calling For The Release Of Kremlin Critic Alexei Navalny

Jan. 23
Jason Breslow / NPR

Russian authorities warned of mass arrests as demonstrators marched in open defiance of the Kremlin and called on President Vladimir Putin to free the jailed opposition leader.

Veteran Broadcaster Larry King Dies At 87

Jan. 23
Jeff Lunden / NPR

With his trademark suspenders and Brooklyn-accented baritone, King spoke with world leaders, celebrities, authors, scientists, athletes — everyone.

What Trump's Declassified Asia Strategy May Mean For U.S.-China Relations Under Biden

Jan. 23
Nishant Dahiya / NPR

Critics say by publicly releasing the document, the Trump administration was trying to bind the Biden administration while confirming China's worst fears about U.S. intentions.

Parents With Disabilities Face Extra Hurdles With Kids' Remote Schooling

Jan. 23
Kristin Gourlay / NPR

Parents with disabilities often face extra issues with remote learning. A deaf mom whose first language is American Sign Language is navigating the challenge of monitoring her hearing child's work.

Opinion: Joe Biden's Lifetime Of Experience

Jan. 23
Scott Simon / NPR

NPR's Scott Simon reflects on the life and career of the nation's newest, and oldest, president.

Wuhan's Lockdown Memories One Year Later: Pride, Anger, Deep Pain

Jan. 23
Emily Feng / NPR

Jan. 23 marks the one-year anniversary of the strict lockdown imposed on the first epicenter of COVID-19. Here's what residents have to say about their experience.

The Vaccine Rollout Will Take Time. Here's What The U.S. Can Do Now To Save Lives

Jan. 23
Rachel Treisman / NPR

With the virus still raging in the U.S., public health experts say we can't afford to just wait around for the vaccine. They share advice for what communities can do now to slow the death toll.

Democrats Weigh Whether Iowa Should Stay First In Line For 2024 Election

Jan. 23
Clay Masters / NPR

Iowa's decades-long lock on the nominating process has been under threat since last year's disastrous caucus, when results were delayed for days due in part to a faulty smartphone app.

USAGM Chief Fires Trump Allies Over Radio Free Europe And Other Networks

Jan. 22
David Folkenflik / NPR

The acting head of the U.S. Agency for Global Media fired the presidents and boards over three not-for-profit international networks who were appointed by an ally of former President Trump.

Engine Failure And Crew Error Responsible For Fatal 2020 Crash in Afghanistan

Jan. 22
Dustin Jones / NPR

An Air Force investigation revealed that the left engine of the aircraft failed. The two pilots onboard mistakenly shut down the right engine and were unable to glide back to base.