• US awards immigration detention contracts in California

    US awards immigration detention contracts in California

    World | December 24, 2019 11:16 IST

    The Trump administration awarded billions of dollars in contracts for private companies to operate immigration detention centers in California —- less than two weeks before a new state law takes effect to prohibit them. Gov. Gavin Newsom signed a bill in October to ban contracts for for-profit prisons starting Jan. 1. Supporters hoped the law would force U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to look elsewhere after current contracts expire.

  • Tiniest newborn

    She'd live just for an hour: Born in 23 weeks, tiniest newborn girl survives enormous birth challenges

    World | May 30, 2019 10:35 IST

    The mother of the girl was taken to the hospital after not feeling well and was told she had preeclampsia, a serious condition that causes skyrocketing blood pressure and that the baby needed to be delivered quickly.

  • California declares emergency amid Hepatitis A outbreak

    California declares emergency amid Hepatitis A outbreak

    World | October 14, 2017 14:01 IST

    California has declared a state of emergency to deal with deadly hepatitis A outbreak that has taken 18 lives in San Diego County and to combat vaccine shortage.

  • active shooter reported at military hospital in san diego

    'Active shooter' reported at military hospital in San Diego

    World | January 26, 2016 23:35 IST

    Los Angeles: An “active shooter” was reportedly spotted at a Military hospital in San Diego today, according to a post on the medical centre's Facebook page."An active shooter has just been reported in building #26

  • outrageous prof asks students to strip naked to clear final

    Outrageous! Prof asks students to strip naked to clear final exams

    World | May 13, 2015 12:57 IST

    Yes, the news is true and is from a Californian University where a professor of Visual Arts asks his students to strip naked to clear the end-of-year exam.The professor, Ricardo Dominguez, has been doing this

  • san diego museum mulls tie ups in india

    San Diego Museum mulls tie-ups in India

    India | February 19, 2015 13:24 IST

    New Delhi: The San Diego Museum is looking at future collaborations with National Gallery of Modern Art (NGMA) and the National Museum to bring collection of rare world art pieces to India.“We do not only

  • san diego zoo performs rare caesarean section on gorilla

    San Diego Zoo performs rare caesarean section on gorilla

    World | March 15, 2014 8:04 IST

    San Diego:  Veterinarians at the San Diego Zoo have performed a rare cesarean section on an 18-year-old gorilla.Zoo spokeswoman Christina Simmons said the female baby gorilla was in guarded condition Friday, having suffered complications from

  • disney unveils lone ranger trailer at comic con

    Disney unveils 'Lone Ranger' trailer at Comic-Con

    Hollywood | July 13, 2012 14:17 IST

    San Diego, Jul 13: Johnny Depp made a splash at Comic-Con, and he wasn't even there.About 6,000 fans at the San Diego Convention Center Thursday got the first look at “The Lone Ranger,” which stars

  • meb beats hall in rock n roll half marathon

    Meb beats Hall in Rock 'n' Roll Half Marathon

    Other Sports | June 04, 2012 16:36 IST

    San Diego, June 4: Olympian Meb Keflezighi won the Rock ‘n' Roll San Diego Half Marathon in 1 hour, 3 minutes, 11 seconds on Sunday for his second consecutive victory in his adopted hometown.He beat

  • cctv footage of car crashing in restaurant

    CCTV Footage Of Car Crashing In Restaurant

    World | December 07, 2011 18:15 IST

    California, Dec 7: Dramatic video emerged on Tuesday of a car smashing through the front windows of a southern Californian restaurant on Friday, crashing through tables and chairs and scattering patrons.The vehicle ploughed into the