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Hundreds of thousands still without power after historic Michigan ice storm

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 22:18
Hundreds of thousands of Michigan residents remained without power Saturday following an historic ice storm that brought down power lines throughout the state earlier this week.

Elderly man killed, woman injured in San Antonio dog attack

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 21:01
An 81-year-old man was killed in a dog attack in San Antonia, Texas, Friday and a 74-year-old woman was critically injured.

Severe winter weather pummels California for a second day

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 20:40
Parts of California remained under severe winter weather warnings for a second day on Saturday as state officials continued to discourage travel for the duration of the weekend.

Ariz. rancher accused of fatally shooting migrant ordered to stand trial

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 17:56
A 74-year-old Arizona man accused of shooting and killing a Mexican man who was crossing his 170-acre ranch must stand trial in connection with the incident, a county judge has ordered.

Erin Brockovich urges residents to document health effects of Ohio derailment

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 15:59
Renowned environmental activist Erin Brockovich has advised residents of East Palestine, Ohio, to document the environmental impacts of a toxic train derailment in their town.

Biden says he doesn't expect China to supply arms to Russia

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 15:18
Contradicting others from within his administration, President Joe Biden says he does not expect China will send weapons to Russia to aid in its year-long invasion of Ukraine. 

5 people, including patient, killed in Nev. crash of medical rescue plane

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 13:29
Five people, including a medical patient and a family member, have died in the crash of a small aircraft in Nevada, an emergency air transport service says. 

Alex Murdaugh talks about his drug abuse, day of murder in his trial

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 02:23
In an early cross-examination of disgraced former South Carolina lawyer Alex Murdaugh on Friday, prosecutors quizzed him about his financial troubles before turning to the night his wife and son were killed in 2021.

Florida nursing home administrator acquitted in deaths during Hurricane Irma

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 01:55
A South Florida judge tossed out a case against a nursing home administrator who was charged in the death of nine residents after Hurricane Irma in 2017.

House Republicans open probe into Pete Buttigieg's response to Ohio train derailment

Sat, 02/25/2023 - 01:09
House Republicans announced Friday that they are launching a probe into Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg's response to the train derailment in East Palestine, Ohio.

Alabama lifts moratorium on executions after review

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 22:15
Alabama lifted its moratorium on executions on Friday after the completion of an investigation into a series of botched executions last year.

United States Navy will christen USNS Cody on Saturday

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 22:15
The United States Navy will christen a new ship named for the city of Cody, Wyo. The Spearhead-class expeditionary fast transport ship will be named USNS Cody and is scheduled to be christened on Saturday.

Meta announces new AI language model

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 20:14
Meta CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Friday that the company was releasing a new AI language generator named LLaMA.

Department of Agriculture to invest nearly $10 million in reforestation initiatives

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 19:30
The United States Department of Agriculture is investing almost $10 million in forest nursery and seed partnerships for reforestation.

U.S.-based Foothills Exploration to overhaul wells for new gas production

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 18:44
Reflecting broader trends in the global market, Foothills Exploration said Friday it would rework hundreds of recently acquired wells across Kansas and Oklahoma to produce more natural gas.

Justice Department unseals two indictments related to Russia sanctions

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 17:45
The United States Department of Justice unsealed two cases involving sanctions evasion related to Russia Friday.

Gulf of Mexico oil and gas auction set for March 29

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 17:16
More than 73 million acres of U.S. territorial waters of the Gulf of Mexico will open for drilling auctions in March, in line with federal mandates, the government announced Friday.

January PCE rises 0.6%; Biden says economy improving despite 'setbacks'

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 16:38
The latest increase in prices for the U.S. consumer shows there's clearly more work to do to control inflation, the White House said Friday.

Treasury Dept. announces $339 million to support small businesses across U.S.

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 16:22
Three states and two U.S. territories have been approved to receive $339 million in new federal funding as part of the Biden administration's continuing effort to support small businesses across America.

Trends in oil prices bring relief to U.S. commuters on gas prices

Fri, 02/24/2023 - 15:16
A steady decline in the price of crude oil has put something of a ceiling over the price that U.S. consumers pay for gasoline, motor club AAA said Friday.