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Sunday, Sep 15, 2019 at 01:36 AM PDT

Teen Girls Strike for Global Action on Climate Change

Teen Girls Strike for Global Action on Climate Change

Fridays for Future school strikes — a movement led largely by teenage girls — has eclipsed the quiet, solitary protests started by its founder, 16-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg, in August 2018. Now upward of...

Thursday, Sep 12, 2019 at 02:58 PM PDT

Trump Administration Drops Obama-Era Water Protection Rule

Trump Administration Drops Obama-Era Water Protection Rule

The Trump administration on Thursday revoked an Obama-era regulation that shielded many U.S. wetlands and streams from pollution but was opposed by developers and farmers who said it hurt economic development...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 02:29 PM PDT

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground With Fracking Bans

Democrats Step on Shaky Political Ground With Fracking Bans

Several Democratic presidential candidates are running on a promise to ban fracking — and stepping on unstable political ground as they do so. An all-out prohibition on the controversial natural gas extraction...

Wednesday, Sep 11, 2019 at 02:52 AM PDT

Veterans With PTSD, Anxiety Turn to Beekeeping for Relief

Veterans With PTSD, Anxiety Turn to Beekeeping for Relief

Gently lifting a wooden frame containing dozens of Italian honeybees, Vince Ylitalo seemed transfixed as he and several other veterans inspected the buzzing insects. "This is really cool," he said, pointing to...

Monday, Sep 9, 2019 at 06:57 PM PDT

More Bodies Recovered in Bahamas Amid Damage From Dorian

More Bodies Recovered in Bahamas Amid Damage From Dorian

U.S. emergency workers on Monday found five bodies in the debris left by Hurricane Dorian in the Bahamas, and they said they expected to find more victims a week after the devastating storm hit. Bahamians,...

Friday, Sep 6, 2019 at 10:16 AM PDT

Trump Challenges California's Power to Control Auto Pollution

Trump Challenges California's Power to Control Auto Pollution

The Trump administration on Friday began an all-out challenge to California's authority to set its own automotive emissions standards as government agencies opened an antitrust investigation and told state...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 06:45 PM PDT

2020 Democratic Candidates Turn Focus to Climate Change

2020 Democratic Candidates Turn Focus to Climate Change

Top Democratic presidential contenders talked tough Wednesday on cutting climate-damaging emissions from oil, gas and coal, turning their focus to global warming in a marathon evening of town halls that gave the...

Wednesday, Sep 4, 2019 at 12:24 PM PDT

Trump Rolls Back Regulations on Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

Trump Rolls Back Regulations on Energy-Saving Light Bulbs

The Trump administration on Wednesday announced that it will roll back requirements for more energy efficient light bulbs, a set of rules that could lead to increased green house gas emissions that accelerate...

Saturday, Aug 31, 2019 at 05:05 PM PDT

Protect or Develop? Amazon Fires Signal Growing Pressure

Protect or Develop? Amazon Fires Signal Growing Pressure

"Without smoke, there's no progress," said the Amazon rancher in a torn straw hat and cowboy boots caked in red dirt. The rancher, 75-year-old Antonio Lopes da Silva, was talking about the fires that have swept...

Friday, Aug 30, 2019 at 07:04 AM PDT

Politics of Climate Change Put Corporations in Tough Spot

Politics of Climate Change Put Corporations in Tough Spot

The polarizing politics of climate change have forced companies to choose between supporting the Trump administration's deregulation policies that could boost profits or opposing them to win over environmentally...

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Mother of Tierrasanta Toddler Found Dead in Car Arrested
Mother of Tierrasanta Toddler Found Dead in Car Arrested

The mother of a toddler found dead inside a car in Tierrasanta in early August was taken into custody Thursday and booked at Las Colinas Detention Facility on child cruelty charges, the San Diego Police...

3-Minute Video, 911 Call Detail Poway Synagogue Shooting
3-Minute Video, 911 Call Detail Poway Synagogue Shooting

Surveillance video from a Poway synagogue was shown in court Thursday depicting the moment a gunman charged into the place of worship with an assault rifle and opened fire before congregants chased him away.

Gunman Tells 911 Dispatchers 'I Just Shot Up A Synagogue'
Gunman Tells 911 Dispatchers 'I Just Shot Up A Synagogue'

Moments after the suspected gunman opened fire on a Poway synagogue in April, he called 911 to report his attack.

Hit-and-Run Suspect with Toddler In Car Hits Border Patrol SUV
Hit-and-Run Suspect with Toddler In Car Hits Border Patrol SUV

A woman who damaged a U.S. Border Patrol SUV and other civilian vehicles in a hit-and-run was arrested on the shoulder of State Route 905 Thursday, and a child riding in her back seat was hospitalized.

2nd Day of MSNBC’s Climate Forum Coincides With Global Protests
2nd Day of MSNBC’s Climate Forum Coincides With Global Protests

Presidential candidates will take the stage for a second day Friday to detail their plans for fighting climate change as part of a televised forum hosted by MSNBC. Meanwhile, global climate protests were also...

#OnFriar Podcast: Lamenting an Awful Road Trip
#OnFriar Podcast: Lamenting an Awful Road Trip

The Padres went 1-6 on the road so we try to come up with reasons to keep watching them