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The main entrance to Otay Mesa Detention Center in south San Diego, Calif. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)

Man dies in ICE custody in San Diego

SAN DIEGO — A 37-year-old man from Cameroon died Tuesday in U.S.…

The main entrance to Otay Mesa Detention Center in south San Diego, Calif. (Nelvin C. Cepeda/San Diego Union-Tribune/TNS)
Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 17, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)

Judiciary chairman demands answers from Trump on Ford, California investigation

Chairman wants to know whether Trump played any role in federal antitrust investigation of Ford

Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerrold Nadler (D-N.Y.) on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on September 17, 2019. (Yuri Gripas/Abaca Press/TNS)
Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan holds a news conference at the Ronald Reagan Building on August 21, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)

US and El Salvador sign asylum deal

U.S., Salvadoran officials described deal as shoring up El Salvador's asylum system

Department of Homeland Security acting Secretary Kevin McAleenan holds a news conference at the Ronald Reagan Building on August 21, 2019, in Washington, D.C. (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images/TNS)
Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks to the media on the companys sustainability efforts on September 19, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)

Global Climate Strike: How Amazon workers forced Jeff Bezos’ hand

Bezos announced Amazon would step up effort to reduce dependence on fossil fuels

Amazon Founder and CEO Jeff Bezos speaks to the media on the companys sustainability efforts on September 19, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Eric Baradat/AFP/Getty Images/TNS)
Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar

Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar

“You don’t know what you’re putting into your lungs when you vape.”

Mysterious vaping lung injuries may have flown under regulatory radar
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, campaigns with a town hall event at Seattle Center Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)

The debate Democrats have waited for: Joe Biden vs. Elizabeth Warren

They personify choices Dems face about what they stand for and what change is needed to oust Trump.

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren, a U.S. senator from Massachusetts, campaigns with a town hall event at Seattle Center Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019. (Bettina Hansen/Seattle Times/TNS)
Hurricane Dorian now predicted to hit Florida as a Category 4 — but where?
Hurricane Dorian now predicted to hit Florida as a Category 4 — but where?
At least five police officers were wounded in a shootout with possibly two gunmen Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2019 in the Tioga section of North Philadelphia. (Dreamstime/TNS)

Several officers shot in ongoing situation in Philadelphia

Six police officers were shot in a confrontation with possibly two gunmen…

At least five police officers were wounded in a shootout with possibly two gunmen Wednesday afternoon, Aug. 14, 2019 in the Tioga section of North Philadelphia. (Dreamstime/TNS)
CBS Corp. and its corporate sibling Viacom Inc. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 finally agreed to reunite in a $12-billion deal that will bring together such well-known brands as CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon and Showtime. (Dreamstime/TNS)

CBS and Viacom to merge, reuniting the storied network with Comedy Central, MTV and Paramount Pictures

After years of on-again, off-again merger talks, broadcast giant CBS Corp. and…

CBS Corp. and its corporate sibling Viacom Inc. on Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019 finally agreed to reunite in a $12-billion deal that will bring together such well-known brands as CBS, MTV, Nickelodeon and Showtime. (Dreamstime/TNS)
In order to meet climate goals, preserving and restoring the world’s forests should become a top priority, experts say. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)

To rein in global warming, healthy forests and sustainable diets are key, UN says

Slashing greenhouse gas emissions from cars and power plants won’t be enough…

In order to meet climate goals, preserving and restoring the world’s forests should become a top priority, experts say. (Marcus Yam/Los Angeles Times/TNS)
A Goliath grouper on Aquarius Reef Base, Florida Keys, surrounded by coral. In the past decade, 90-95 percent of coral on the Florida Reef have died or incurred severe damage, according to scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Tim Grollimund/Dreamstime/TNS)

Trump administration throws cold water on climate change threat to coral reefs

WASHINGTON — When pollsters informed President Donald Trump that he faces political…

A Goliath grouper on Aquarius Reef Base, Florida Keys, surrounded by coral. In the past decade, 90-95 percent of coral on the Florida Reef have died or incurred severe damage, according to scientists with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration. (Tim Grollimund/Dreamstime/TNS)
Man who suffered third-degree burns in Camp Fire dies after 9 months in hospital

Man who suffered third-degree burns in Camp Fire dies after 9 months in hospital

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — A wildfire that destroyed an entire town last November…

Man who suffered third-degree burns in Camp Fire dies after 9 months in hospital
U.S. President Donald J. Trump makes a statement at the White House in Washington, D.C. in response to two separate shooting incidents on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Chris Kleponis/Pool via CNP/Abaca Press/TNS)
U.S. President Donald J. Trump makes a statement at the White House in Washington, D.C. in response to two separate shooting incidents on Monday, Aug. 5, 2019. (Chris Kleponis/Pool via CNP/Abaca Press/TNS)
From left, China’s President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands on Nov. 9, 2017, during a meeting outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Artyom Ivanov/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump imposes new 10 percent tariff on Chinese goods

Nearly 70 percent of footwear that Americans buy is imported from China.

From left, China’s President Xi Jinping and U.S. President Donald Trump shake hands on Nov. 9, 2017, during a meeting outside the Great Hall of the People in Beijing. (Artyom Ivanov/Tass/Abaca Press/TNS)
Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. (NASA/TNS)

Why NASA wants to return to the moon

With new directives from President Donald Trump, NASA is in the middle of a new space race.

Astronaut Buzz Aldrin stands on the lunar surface during the Apollo 11 mission on July 20, 1969. (NASA/TNS)
Sylvia, the mother of the three girls, center, listens while her attorney, Mony Ruiz-Velasco of PASO, speaks after finding out they would be released Thursday, July 18, 2019 at OHare International Airport following their trip to Mexico. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)

What we know about the children detained by border protection officers at O’Hare

What happened? Border protection officials said the children arrived on a flight with an adult who was determined to be inadmissible.

Sylvia, the mother of the three girls, center, listens while her attorney, Mony Ruiz-Velasco of PASO, speaks after finding out they would be released Thursday, July 18, 2019 at OHare International Airport following their trip to Mexico. (Brian Cassella/Chicago Tribune/TNS)
Massive protests call for Puerto Rican governor Ricardo “Ricky” Rossello Nevares’ resignation following the leak of private chats outside La Fortaleza on Wednesday July 17, 2019. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS)

Violent confrontations rock Puerto Rico protests demanding the governor step down

Officers in riot gear shot tear gas into packed crowds during one of island’s largest protests

Massive protests call for Puerto Rican governor Ricardo “Ricky” Rossello Nevares’ resignation following the leak of private chats outside La Fortaleza on Wednesday July 17, 2019. (Pedro Portal/Miami Herald/TNS)
The City Council voted unanimously to replace more than two dozen terms often used in the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral words. (Dreamstime/TNS)

‘Manholes’ are out as Berkeley removes gender-specific language from city code

City Council votes to replace terms in the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral words.

The City Council voted unanimously to replace more than two dozen terms often used in the city’s municipal code with gender-neutral words. (Dreamstime/TNS)
The U.S. Capitol Building at dusk on Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Edelman/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)

House votes to raise federal minimum wage

The House voted to raise the federal minimum wage to $15 per hour incrementally over six years

The U.S. Capitol Building at dusk on Jan. 20, 2018, in Washington, D.C. (Alex Edelman/CNP/Zuma Press/TNS)
US President Donald Trump waits outside the West Wing of the White House for the arrival of Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar on July 9, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)

Trump says US shot down Iranian drone near Strait of Hormuz

The U.S. shot down and “immediately destroyed” an Iranian drone that approached the USS Boxer

US President Donald Trump waits outside the West Wing of the White House for the arrival of Emir Tamim bin Hamad al-Thani of Qatar on July 9, 2019 in Washington, D.C. (Olivier Douliery/Abaca Press/TNS)