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Friday, Oct 11, 2019 at 07:24 AM PDT

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Fired EPA Experts Release Independent Air Pollution Report

Nearly one year ago, the Trump administration fired a panel of scientific experts who assisted the Environmental Protection Agency in its review of air quality standards for particulate matter, NBC News...

Thursday, Oct 10, 2019 at 02:50 PM PDT

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

EPA Proposes Rewrite of Rules on Lead Contamination in Water

The Trump administration on Thursday proposed a rewrite of rules for dealing with lead pipes contaminating drinking water, but critics say the changes appear to give water systems decades more time to replace...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 11:45 AM PDT

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Climate Activists Block Roads, March in Global Protests

Activists with the Extinction Rebellion movement blocked major roads across major European cities Monday, kicking off a wide-ranging series of worldwide protests demanding much more urgent action against climate...

Sunday, Oct 6, 2019 at 02:47 AM PDT

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

6 Elephants Die at Thai Park Trying to Save Fallen Calf

A herd of wild elephants was swept away by raging waters in a national park in Thailand, drowning six, while rangers helped steer two of the animals out of a deep ravine. Staff at Khao Yai National Park...

Monday, Oct 7, 2019 at 03:26 AM PDT

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Urges Bold Action to Protect the Amazon Amid Fires

Pope Francis urged bishops on Sunday to boldly shake up the status quo as they chart ways to better care for the Amazon and its indigenous people amid threats from forest fires, development and what he called...

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Fire-Fueling Conditions Could Lead to Power Shut-Offs
Fire-Fueling Conditions Could Lead to Power Shut-Offs

The majority of San Diego County will be under a heat advisory Tuesday, on what is expected to be the hottest day of the week amid dangerous fire weather conditions.

Suspected DUI Driver Shears Hydrant, Crashes Into Home
Suspected DUI Driver Shears Hydrant, Crashes Into Home

A driver was arrested on suspicion of driving under the influence after the SUV she was driving crashed into a home in Otay Mesa Wednesday.

UFO Hunter Tom DeLonge's Agency Signs Contract With U.S. Army
UFO Hunter Tom DeLonge's Agency Signs Contract With U.S. Army

To the Stars Academy of Arts and Sciences — founded in 2015 by former Blink-182 co-frontman Tom DeLonge — has officially announced a partnership with the U.S. Army.

Retired Navy Service Member Takes Off Uniform at Sentencing
Retired Navy Service Member Takes Off Uniform at Sentencing

A retired U.S. Navy service member took off his medal-adorned uniform Tuesday in a San Diego courtroom after he was sentenced on assault charges.

Key Takeaways From Ambassador's Explosive Testimony on Trump
Key Takeaways From Ambassador's Explosive Testimony on Trump

Maybe it was a quid pro quo after all. A top U.S. diplomat told House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that President Donald Trump was withholding military aid to Ukraine unless the country's president went...

Man Arrested in Suspected Hate Crime Attack on Syrian Teen
Man Arrested in Suspected Hate Crime Attack on Syrian Teen

A man was arrested Tuesday in connection to the suspected hate crime attack of a Syrian refugee teenager on a Metropolitan Transit System trolley, the San Diego Police Department confirmed.