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San Diego’s Power Move: City Takes on Utility Over Green Energy

San Diego’s Power Move: City Takes on Utility Over Green Energy

Good morning. (Want to get California Today by email? Here’s the sign-up.) San Diego is going into the utility business. After a long and often contentious debate, Mayor Kevin Faulconer is set to announce...

East Island, Remote Hawaiian Sliver of Sand, Is Largely Wiped Out by a Hurricane

East Island, Remote Hawaiian Sliver of Sand, Is Largely Wiped Out by a Hurricane

First, the island was there. Then, it was mostly gone. Before Hurricane Walaka swept through the central Pacific this month, East Island was captured in images as an 11-acre sliver of sand that stood...

How the Effort to End Mass Incarceration Moved to District Attorney Races

How the Effort to End Mass Incarceration Moved to District Attorney Races

DALLAS — The Dallas County district attorney, Faith Johnson, often reminds voters that she recently won a rare murder conviction against a white police officer who shot into a car full of teenagers, killing...

U.S. Admission of North Korean Defectors Has Slowed to a Trickle

U.S. Admission of North Korean Defectors Has Slowed to a Trickle

SALT LAKE CITY — Before sunrise each day, Holly Hwang nestles her little girl into a carrier and bikes her to a day care center. It is a 10-mile slog, sometimes through rain or...

‘Catastrophic’ Typhoon Yutu Slams Into U.S. Commonwealth in the Pacific

‘Catastrophic’ Typhoon Yutu Slams Into U.S. Commonwealth in the Pacific

A devastating super typhoon slammed the Northern Mariana Islands starting late Wednesday, destroying more than 100 homes in what meteorologists said could be the strongest storm to have struck the United States this year....

2 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire at Kentucky Kroger, Police Say

2 Dead After Gunman Opens Fire at Kentucky Kroger, Police Say

A gunman fatally shot two people at a supermarket in Kentucky on Wednesday afternoon before an armed onlooker fired at him, prompting him to flee, the police said. The gunman, whose name was not...