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A century ago, the shipping industry recorded the daily ebb and flow of tides. Now, those records are becoming crucial for forecasting how fast sea levels are rising in a warming #climate 

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A man was arrested Monday morning on suspicion of ramming an SUV into a California Highway Patrol vehicle during a pursuit in the Serra Mesa neighborhood, causing minor injuries to a CHP officer and prompting two officers to open fire, police said.

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Johnson & Johnson has begun shipping nearly 4 million doses of its newly-authorized COVID-19 vaccine across the country. "We think literally within about the next 24 to 48 hours Americans should start receiving shots in arms," the company's CEO said.

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JUST IN: San Diego Comic-Con going virtual for the second year; smaller event planned for November.

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#ICYMI on @KPBSMidday : The role of military veterans in extremist groups has surfaced in disturbing ways recently. It’s not only the public that’s been caught off-guard by these events but also veterans groups. Listen here:

Democrats are pushing President Biden's coronavirus relief plan through the Senate this week, using a tactic means Republican support shouldn't be needed. It also means there are strict limits on what can be in the package.

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Chloé Zhao became the second woman to win best director at the Golden Globes and the first female winner of Asian descent on a night in which her film “Nomadland” was crowned the top drama film.

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Officials announced late Friday the first #COVID19  death of a San Diego County jail inmate. The news comes a month after @inewsource  first reported that Edel Loredo had died of #COVID19 .

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@SanDiegoPD  tell KPBS the outcome of a controversial June 4 arrest will remain secret. The arrest, which was captured on video, shows a ‌young‌ ‌woman‌ being put into an unmarked van ‌by‌ ‌a‌ ‌group‌ ‌of‌ ‌unidentified armed‌ ‌men.

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Many members of the Uighur ethnic minority have fled persecution to Turkey, which they have traditionally viewed as a refuge. But now, many Uighurs in Istanbul tell NPR they fear China is pressuring Turkey to threaten them.

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The #SanFrancisco  49ers and other teams may need to find a temporary new home after #SantaClara  County banned all contact sports from holding games and practices for the next three weeks in response to rising cases of the #coronavirus  in the area.

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A super bloom of wildflowers is only days away in the Anza Borrego Desert following the recent rain

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KPBS reporter @MaxRivlinNadler  captured this video of hundreds of protesters marching through North Park and Hillcrest.

Wondering what all that fuzz is about downtown? It's the #ScienceMarchSD , & we've got all the deets:

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To curb veteran suicides, the VA opens services to those with less than honorable discharges

California received $3.2B in taxes from people who are in the U.S. illegally, report says.

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A video from Thursday shows the arrest of a female protester downtown by several unidentified men. One of them says “If you follow us, you will get shot. Do you understand me?”

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