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Coast Guard: 1,200-foot ship dragged California oil pipeline

Investigators believe a 1,200-foot (366-meter) cargo ship dragging anchor in rough seas caught an underwater oil pipeline and pulled it across the seafloor, months before a leak from the line fouled the Southern California coastline with crude.

Buttigieg says US supply chain issues will 'certainly' continue into 2022

Congress passing President Biden's infrastructure proposal is best bet

Originally Published: 17 OCT 21 10:26 ET Updated: 17 OCT 21 11:18 ET By Devan Cole and Jason Hoffman, CNN (CNN) -- Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg predicted on Sunday that supply chain issues facing the US will continue into 2022,…

‘Halloween Kills’ carves out $50.4 million at box office

“Halloween Kills” may be available to watch at home, but the latest installment in the Michael Myers saga is making a killing at the North American box office in its first weekend in theaters. The David Gordon Green-directed horror scared up $50.4 million from 3,705 locations, according to studio estimates Sunday.

Former President Bill Clinton released from hospital

Here are the details

Originally Published: 17 OCT 21 11:04 ET Updated: 17 OCT 21 11:20 ET By CNN (CNN) -- Former President Bill Clinton has been released from a California hospital after being treated for an infection that spread to his bloodstream. Clinton…

Cities seek to loosen rules on spending federal pandemic aid

At the Loma Verde Recreation Center south of San Diego, demolition work is underway on a $24 million project that will rebuild the facility from the ground up, complete with a new pool. An hour's drive to the north, the iconic bridge to the Oceanside pier is deteriorating because the city lacks the money for a roughly $25 million rehabilitation.

The Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine offers good protection now

A booster shot will maximize that, experts say

Originally Published: 17 OCT 21 05:29 ET By Aya Elamroussi, CNN (CNN) -- As more Covid-19 boosters are potentially set to become available, experts say those who received the Johnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine are "awfully well protected," but should…

Kids in California county care sleeping on floor in building

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — A central California county executive has pledged immediate changes after a news report revealed that vulnerable children removed from their families were living in deplorable conditions inside an office building — sleeping on conference tables, eating fast food and urinating into water bottles until social workers could find homes for them.

Ship owner, operator of interest in California oil spill

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has designated the Mediterranean Shipping Company and others as parties of interest in an investigation into a vessel that was determined to be the source of an offshore pipeline leak in Southern California.

Venezuela halts talks after Maduro ally's extradition to US

MIAMI (AP) — Venezuela’s government said Saturday it would halt negotiations with its opponents in retaliation for the extradition to the U.S. of a close ally of President Nicolás Maduro who prosecutors believe could be the most significant witness ever about corruption in the South American country.