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San Diego: City in Southern California, United States
San Diego is a city in the U.S. state of California on the coast of the Pacific Ocean, approximately 120 miles (190 km) south of Los Angeles and immediately adjacent to the border with Mexico. With an estimated population of 1,423,851 as of July 1, 2019, San Diego is the eighth-largest city in the United States and second-largest in California. It is part of the San Diego–Tijuana conurbation, the second-largest transborder agglomeration between the U.S. and a bordering country after Detroit–Windsor, with a population of 4,922,723 people. The city is known for its mild year-round climate, natural deep-water harbor, extensive beaches, long association with the United States Navy, and recent emergence as a healthcare and biotechnology development center.

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U.S. warship burning for a second day [Video]

U.S. warship burning for a second day

Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday to save a U.S. war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and..

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U.S. war ship burning for a second day [Video]

U.S. war ship burning for a second day

Hundreds of firefighters battled through a second day from the air, land and water on Monday to save a U.S. war vessel swept by flames while moored at a San Diego shipyard, as the number of sailors and..

Credit: Reuters Studio     Duration: 01:26Published
As COVID Grows, California Shuts Down Again [Video]

As COVID Grows, California Shuts Down Again

California’s governor on Monday clamped new restrictions on businesses, reports HuffPost. The rules also include the state’s two largest school districts, Los Angeles and San Diego. He stated..

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Fire aboard U.S. Navy warship injures 21 [Video]

Fire aboard U.S. Navy warship injures 21

[NFA] The blaze may have coincided with an explosion below decks of a navy amphibious assault vessel docked in San Diego. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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Fire crews battle San Diego navy ship fire [Video]

Fire crews battle San Diego navy ship fire

[NFA] The U.S. Navy said 18 sailors were taken to hospitals with non-life threatening injuries. This report produced by Zachary Goelman.

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US sailors injured in explosion, fire on naval ship in San Diego [Video]

US sailors injured in explosion, fire on naval ship in San Diego

Several US sailors suffered injuries following an apparent explosion and fire on a naval ship in San Deigo, California on Sunday, US media reported citing the US Navy. Authorities were working to put..

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Endangered Amur leopard cubs venture out for first time at San Diego Zoo [Video]

Endangered Amur leopard cubs venture out for first time at San Diego Zoo

A pair of rare Amur leopard cubs are exploring their outdoor habitat for the first time at the recently reopened San Diego Zoo.View on euronews

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Pair of rare leopard cubs enjoy new outside world [Video]

Pair of rare leopard cubs enjoy new outside world

A pair of rare Amur leopard cubs are now in their outdoor habitat at the recently reopened San Diego Zoo.The two cubs were born on April 26 and have not yet been named. They are the second litter for..

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Firefighters extinguished the blaze that had raged aboard the USS Bonhomme Richard at its pier in San Diego for four days.
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Tuesday: The governor announced that many businesses must close once again. Also: Los Angeles and San Diego schools will be online-only in the fall.
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San Diego police fatally shoot man who pointed BB gun at them

Seven police officers fatally shot at a man pointing a BB gun at them on a residential street Thursday in San Diego, according to police.
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