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NYC officials urge cancellation of Trump's Saudi-backed golf event

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 19:30
Top New York City Council members are urging Mayor Eric Adams to cancel a Saudi-backed golf tournament at a course run by Donald Trump's company.

Mosquito fire continues to burn through Tahoe National Forest

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 18:58
California's mosquito fire continued to spread in the Tahoe National Forest east of Sacramento, growing to 23,000 acres and forcing thousands of residents to flee.

Federal judge tosses Donald Trump lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, DNC

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 18:56
A federal judge threw out Donald Trump's federal lawsuit against Hillary Clinton, the Democratic National Committee and others.

New York declares state of emergency amid growing number of polio cases

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 18:38
New York Gov. Kathy Hochul declared a state disaster emergency Friday over the rising number of polio cases being detected in wastewater in multiple jurisdictions.

Founder of Proud Boys Hawaii chapter pleads guilty in Jan. 6 case

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 17:40
The founder of the Hawaii chapter of the far-right group Proud Boys and one other man pleaded guilty Friday to obstruction of an official proceeding for their actions during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Watch live: President Joe Biden to help break ground for new Intel chip plant in Ohio

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 15:27
President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio on Friday to help break ground for a new Intel semiconductor plant, which has been aided by the new CHIPS and Science Act.

Looming rail strike would cost U.S. economy $2 billion per day, industry report says

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 14:23
A new report says that a looming rail strike involving more than 100,000 workers next week would cost the U.S. economy about $2 billion per day and idle thousands of trains nationwide.

Federal judge approves Boy Scouts' bankruptcy plan

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 14:18
The Boy Scouts of America's plan to exit bankruptcy moved forward Thursday after a U.S. district judge gave her final approval of it.

2 injured, 4 suspects in custody after shooting in Uvalde, Texas

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 02:33
Police said two juveniles were injured and four suspects were in custody after a shooting at Uvalde Memorial Park in Texas Thursday evening.

Michigan Supreme Court allows abortion measure to appear on November ballot

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 02:07
The Michigan Supreme Court on Thursday ordered the Board of State Canvassers to allow a proposal that would enshrine abortion rights in the state constitution to appear on the ballot in November.

Rising seas could destroy millions of U.S. acres in decades

Fri, 09/09/2022 - 00:07
Rising tides due to climate change could flood nearly 650,000 properties and $34 billion worth of real estate along the nation's coasts by the year 2050, a new report has concluded.

Chairman Jerome Powell says Fed must move 'forthrightly, strongly' to fight inflation

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 23:36
Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell on Thursday said the Federal Reserve must move "forthrightly" and "strongly" to combat inflation.

White House buys 100M COVID-19 tests, calls on Congress for more funding

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 22:39
Too prepare for an uptick in COVID-19 cases in the fall, the federal government has purchased an additional 100 million at-home rapid tests from domestic manufacturers, the White House said Thursday.

DOJ intends to appeal appointment of special master for Trump documents

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 22:32
The Department of Justice said it intends to appeal a Florida judge's order to appoint a special master to review materials seized by the FBI at former President Donald Trump's Florida home.

Dow climbs 193 points as markets rise for second straight day

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 22:00
The Dow Jones Industrial Average gained 193 points Thursday as markets ended a rollercoaster session in the green.

Federal grand jury investigates Donald Trump's Save America political action committee

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 21:14
A federal grand jury is investigating former President Donald Trump's Save America political action committee.

Google, Amazon employees protest companies' $1.2 billion deal with Israel

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 18:50
Hundreds of employees of Google and Amazon will hold protests on Thursday outside the companies' headquarters, in opposition to the $1.2 billion Project Nimbus deal with the Israeli government and military.

3.7-magnitude earthquake shakes Seattle, Puget Sound

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 18:07
A 3.7-magnitude earthquake shook northwestern Washington state early Thursday, waking thousands in the Puget Sound area. There were no early reports of damage or injuries.

First lady Jill Biden picks Vanessa Valdivia for press secretary

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 17:46
First lady Jill Biden has a new press secretary, tapping Vanessa Valdivia, the communications director for Sen. Alex Padilla, D-Calif., for the role.

USPS releases new stamp celebrating NASA's James Webb Space Telescope

Thu, 09/08/2022 - 17:14
A new postage stamp celebrating NASA's new James Webb Space Telescope, which is the most powerful scope ever put in space, was released on Thursday.