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U.S. Navy unveils its most advanced aircraft carrier in exercise with NATO allies

Thu, 11/10/2022 - 01:51
The U.S. Navy showcased its most advanced aircraft carrier to date, the USS Gerald R. Ford, during the Silent Wolverine exercise with six NATO allies this week.

Florida sheriff: Deputies’ arrest of blind man ‘unacceptable’

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 23:25
Two Florida deputies who mistook a legally blind man's service cane for a firearm have been suspended without pay for violating department policy after they arrested the man.

Biden acknowledges voters' frustrations, cheers lack of a 'red wave'

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 23:04
President Joe Biden spoke to reporters one day after the midterms, calling it a "good day for democracy." Biden acknowledged that while the "giant red wave didn't happen," voters still are "frustrated."

Elon Musk warns Twitter will do "lots of dumb things in coming months"

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 21:41
Elon Musk warned Twitter users on Wednesday that the social media platform "will do lots of dumb things in coming months."

Man sentenced to more than 17 years in prison after planning to bomb Pittsburgh church

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 21:08
A Pennsylvania man was sentenced to more than 17 years in federal prison for attempting to provide support to the Islamic State of Iraq, the Department of Justice said Wednesday.

3 Americans dead from carbon monoxide poisoning at Mexico City Airbnb

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 20:59
Three Americans were found dead in an Airbnb in Mexico City as the result of carbon monoxide poisoning.

Judge orders Newt Gingrich to testify in Georgia election investigation

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 20:28
Former Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich must testify in front of a special grand jury in Georgia before the end of the month, a judge in Virginia ruled Wednesday.

Important U.S. rail union extends cooling off period, continues talks to avoid strike

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 19:59
The railroad union Brotherhood of Maintenance of Way Employees-IBT announced Wednesday it is extending talks to Dec. 9 in an effort to avert a possibly catastrophic U.S. freight rail strike.

Wisconsin re-elects Sen. Ron Johnson; Georgia Senate race heads to runoff

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 19:56
Republican Ron Johnson was re-elected to his Wisconsin Senate seat and a Georgia race was sent to a runoff as vote counting continued in Nevada and Arizona to determine which party would win control.

An EV ballot measure in California seems headed for defeat

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 18:18
California's governor, a Democrat, sided against what would normally be seen as a key issue for Democrats -- more electric vehicles.

Army Corps of Engineers: No evidence of dangerous radiation at Missouri elementary school

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 17:58
The Army Corps of Engineers said Wednesday it found no evidence of dangerous radiation levels at a Missouri elementary school that had been shut down after an independent study showed problems.

Voters in three states enshrine constitutional abortion protections

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 17:37
Voters in Michigan, California and Vermont on Tuesday, enshrined abortion protections in their states' constitutions in Tuesday's midterm elections.

Wholesale natural gas prices to remain high this winter

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 16:27
The U.S. Energy Department sees wholesale natural gas prices at about twice the level they were last year.

Facebook parent company Meta to lay off 11,000 employees

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 16:02
Facebook's parent company, Meta, will be laying off 11,000 employees, founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg said Wednesday.

Teen who escaped while serving probation for killing her rapist back in custody

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 15:55
Pieper Lewis, a teenage Iowa sex-trafficking victim convicted of killing her convicted rapist, is back in custody Wednesday after having escaped.

Fla. Democrat Maxwell Frost wins House seat, becomes 1st Gen Z member of Congress

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 14:28
Florida Democrat Maxwell Frost has become the first member of Generation Z to win a seat in Congress. The 25-year-old defeated Republican Calvin Wimbush for a U.S. House seat Tuesday night.

U.S. Senate control down to four races; John Fetterman wins Pennsylvania

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 13:21
Control of the U.S. Senate is down to four races after Democrat John Fetterman won in Pennsylvania and Republican J.D. Vance won in Ohio.

Elon Musk sells nearly $4 billion worth of Tesla stock following $44 billion Twitter purchase

Wed, 11/09/2022 - 13:16
Tesla CEO Elon Musk sold $3.95 billion worth of his company stock this week after finalizing his deal to buy Twitter for $44 billion.