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Manufacturers in the U.S. are still struggling to keep up with booming demand during the pandemic — and unfinished products are starting to pile up. The culprit? Sometimes, it's just one missing part.

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People who have had a stroke appear to regain more hand and arm function if intensive rehabilitation starts 2 to 3 months after the injury to their brain, a new study suggests — challenging current rehab practices.

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Fungi, parasites, root rot: Climate change is increasing the risk of trees weakening and dying. Falling trees have increased power outages nationwide, which threatens public health and safety.

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The Gilgamesh Dream Tablet is headed back to Iraq. The 3,500-year-old clay artifact, which was looted from Iraq and bought by Hobby Lobby, was seized by authorities who demanded it must be returned.

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Mars used to have liquid water on its surface — but it certainly doesn't anymore. Now, scientists think they may have found the reason: The planet's just too small.

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A new monument to emancipation is replacing the massive Robert E. Lee statue in Richmond. The new display consists of two 12-foot statues of a man and woman holding an infant who's been newly freed from slavery.

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In the back rooms of Kabul's photo shops, thousands of photos dating as far back as 40+ years sit unclaimed — from portraits of kids to images of historic monuments. It remains to be seen if these photo studios can survive a new period of Taliban rule.

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KPBS is pleased to announce the launch of its new website on September 27, 2021. Please "pardon our dust" while we work to finish our "digital remodel" and set the foundation to deliver the best local news and information to our audience.

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The Biden administration has released a plan to shield hundreds of thousands of immigrants who came to the United States as young children from deportation.

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Gen. Mark Milley has been the target of more political intrigue in two years as chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff than any of his recent predecessors were in four. One after another, political firestorms have ignited around him.

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Officials in Washington, California and Oregon have announced they’ll be working together on a shared approach to re-opening their economies while continuing to control the spread of COVID-19.

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

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

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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LIVE BLOG: Read the latest local reaction on the conviction of former Minneapolis police Officer#DerekChauvin  on murder and manslaughter charges in the death of #GeorgeFloyd 

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A city review panel has upheld the termination of a La Mesa police officer fired last summer for his actions during the videotaped and widely protested arrest of a young Black man at Grossmont Transit Center.

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