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  • 2 flee scene of deadly freeway crash

    2 flee scene of deadly freeway crash
    SAN DIEGO - Two people involved in a deadly four vehicle collision on Interstate 805 Sunday ran away from the scene, official said. A 47-year-old woman died and two others were seriously injured in a crash that was reported at 2:27 a.m. just south of...
  • Woman stabbed fighting home invaders

    Woman stabbed fighting home invaders
    IMPERIAL BEACH, Calif. -- A search was under way Thursday for two men and a woman wanted in connection with a home invasion robbery in Imperial Beach that sent a woman to the hospital with multiple stab wounds, authorities said. The robbers knocked on...
  • Woman dies after being hit by 2 cars

    Woman dies after being hit by 2 cars
    SAN DIEGO -- Authorities released the name Thursday of a 64-year-old woman who died after being hit by two vehicles while trying to cross a Mountain View-area street. Catalina Torres Velazquez of San Diego had just gotten off a bus when a westbound...
  • Magazine ranks UCSD, SDSU tops

    Magazine ranks UCSD, SDSU tops
    SAN DIEGO -- Two of San Diego's major universities received top honors in Washington Monthly magazine's annual college rankings released Monday. UC San Diego was the top national university for the third straight year in ratings that combine graduation...
  • 3 hurt when train hits big rig

    3 hurt when train hits big rig
    SAN DIEGO -- Police closed several streets in the Middletown area after a Coaster train collided with a tractor trailer. The accident happened at about 7:40 a.m. on West Washington Street at Pacific Coast Highway. Three cars were hit by the big rig after...
  • Website offers a tool for menopausal women

    Website offers a tool for menopausal women
    As symptoms of menopause sneak up on her, Sue Cunningham turns to her older sister for advice on what to expect next. "Now, it's night sweats at 3:15 a.m. Exactly. Every night," said the 45-year-old Pilates instructor. Like many women, though, she...
  • Why zombies, robots, clowns freak us out

    Why zombies, robots, clowns freak us out
    What do zombies and androids have in common? They're almost human, but not quite. That disconnect is creepy, in a way that scientists are searching to understand. The uncanny valley is the idea that as a robot's appearance becomes more and more...
  • Chinese university to set up program at UCSD

    Chinese university to set up program at UCSD
    LA JOLLA, Calif. -- UC San Diego officials announced Tuesday that a university in China will establish a Chinese studies center on the La Jolla campus. The center, set up by Fudan University of Shanghai, will serve students throughout the University of...
  • Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study

    Segregation tied to more lung cancer deaths: study
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Black lung cancer patients seem more likely to die of the disease than white cancer patients in the U.S., especially those living in segregated counties, according to a new study. Researchers, who published their findings in...
  • Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'

    Ob-gyns sound alarm on 'contraceptive sabotage'
    NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - Doctors should ask teen girls and women whether their partners are trying to force them to get pregnant or otherwise "reproductively coercing" them, according to a group of ob-gyns. That could include pressuring women to...
  • Sex and objectification in travels between East and West

    Sex and objectification in travels between East and West
    Early in "Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West," a most intriguing new play from Naomi Iizuka, an American woman visiting Yokohama in 1884 is told of the Japanese practice of tattooing the skin with pictures that seem like pieces of a jigsaw...