President Trump, fresh off his historic summit with Kim Jong Un, said a day with the North Korean leader was enough to render the nation "no longer a nuclear threat."
The optimism comes after North Korea pledged to denuclearize in a joint statement signed Tuesday. After praising North Korea, a totalitarian state that has sent thousands to forced labor camps, Trump reserved his criticism Wednesday for "our country's biggest enemy": journalists.
"They are fighting hard to downplay the deal with North Korea," Trump tweeted.
To be clear, Tuesday's joint statement included no deadlines, timetables or verification steps for the totalitarian state.
A newly approved ballot proposal will put a question to Californians in November: Should the state split into three? The proposal been driven by venture capitalist Tim Draper, who's argued California is too broad, too big and too diverse to be just one state. The idea seems unlikely to gain traction - one poll showed voters thumbs-downing it 4 to 1 - and Congress would still get final approval. It's an unlikely prospect, but California isn't the first to try.
Speaking of ballots: Here's what to know from Tuesday night's primaries in five states, where the party of Trump asserted itself and women won big.
North America won rights to host the 2026 World Cup in a FIFA vote among member nations that showed geopolitics at play - even in the world of soccer. North Korea, while on speaking terms with Trump, voted for Morocco, as did China. The United States' major Persian Gulf allies (such as Saudi Arabia and Kuwait) backed the North American bid. But for Morocco and its proposal to win out, it needed its neighbors: Seven African nations sided with the North American bid.
Community members gathered together Sunday in an effort to keep a sexually violent predator out of the East County. Earlier this month, a judge ordered the release of Alvin Ray from a treatment program to a home in Jacumba Hot Springs where he'll be closely supervised as part of a conditional release program.
A recent email sent by La Jolla Elementary’s principal last month brought the community to discuss racial profiling during a forum on Monday.
The median price of a single-family home in San Diego County was up 5.8 percent last month, compared to September 2017, while sales of existing homes dropped 15.6 percent, according to figures released Monday by the California Association of Realtors.
Two of the biggest fires in San Diego and California’s history started in the month of October just a few years apart. October 21, 2007 marked the start of the Witch Creek Fire – also referred to as the Witch Fire – and October 25, 2003 was the first day of the Cedar Fire. The News 8 archives contain hours of stunning footage from each of the fires and their devastating aftermath. We’ve selected a handful from each to share on the week of their anniversaries.
The Mexican Navy has taken over the search for three missing people after a fishing boat went up in flames over the weekend. News 8 spoke to one of the fishermen who helped pull 15 people out of the water off the coast of Baja California; two remained in critical condition as of Monday.
The San Diego City Council voted 8-1 Monday to repeal an ordinance that placed regulations on short-term renters using platforms like Airbnb and HomeAway.
A homeless man was arrested in connection with the slaying of a retiree two months ago in his Oceanside home, police said Monday.
Election Day is two weeks away, but 88,000 San Diegans have already turned in their ballots for the November election.