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Twitter users say Elon Musk should step down as CEO of social media giant

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 15:39
Millions of Twitter users have voted for Elon Musk to step down as the company's new CEO after he posted a poll to the platform on Sunday asking if he should quit.

Mobster 'Cadillac Frank' Salemme, 89, dies in prison

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 15:02
Former New England mob boss "Cadillac Frank" Francis Salemme, head of the Patriarca crime family, died in federal prison in Missouri at 89 last Tuesday.

Hawaiian Airlines flight hits severe turbulence; 20 passengers hospitalized

Mon, 12/19/2022 - 04:44
Twenty people aboard a Hawaiian Airlines flight from Phoenix to Honolulu were hospitalized Sunday with injuries sustained when their plane hit severe turbulence prior to landing.

Mother, stepfather arrested as 11-year-old daughter remains missing

Sun, 12/18/2022 - 23:44
The mother and stepfather of a missing 11-year-old girl in North Carolina are in the custody of the Federal Bureau of Investigations.

New Twitter policy prohibits directing followers to competing platforms

Sun, 12/18/2022 - 21:56
Twitter announced a new policy that prohibits users from using the platform to advertise their profiles on competing sites.

Pre-Christmas storm threatens major travel delays across U.S.

Sun, 12/18/2022 - 20:32
AccuWeather meteorologists say the chances are increasing for a major storm with snow, rain, strong winds and plummeting temperatures to occur in the days before Christmas over the central and eastern United States.

More than 55,000 in Maine still without power Sunday from major snowstorm

Sun, 12/18/2022 - 19:35
Maine's first big snowstorm of the season has thousands without power Sunday as energy companies scramble to get back online.

Famous L.A. mountain lion P-22 euthanized after apparent ‘vehicle strike’

Sun, 12/18/2022 - 18:14
Celebrity mountain lion P-22, who made his home in a Los Angeles park about a decade ago, has been euthanized after likely being struck by a vehicle, the California Department of Fish and Wildlife confirmed.

Two teens dead in shootout at apartment complex in Atlanta

Sun, 12/18/2022 - 14:06
Two teenage boys, 14 and 16, died in a shootout near an apartment complex in southwest Atlanta, police said.

3 people, including 2 children, killed in three-alarm Pittsburgh house fire

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 20:30
Two children and an adult were killed in a three-alarm fire in the Brighton Heights neighborhood of Pittsburgh early Saturday, firefighters said.

Officials urge Colorado River states to reach water-sharing agreement

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 19:54
Federal officials and Arizona Sen. Mark Kelly have urged Western states to reach a water-sharing agreement amid a historic "megadrought" along the Colorado River.

Judge dismisses Arizona Republican's lawsuit in secretary of state race

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 18:26
A state judge has affirmed Adrian Fontes is Arizona's new secretary of state, dismissing a lawsuit from Republican nominee Mark Finchem, who had challenged the results.

North Carolina Supreme Court strikes down voter ID law, Senate redistricting

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 18:02
The North Carolina Supreme Court has struck down a voter ID law while also blocking a newly redrawn state Senate map that would have given Republicans irrefutable control of that chamber.

5.4 magnitude earthquake rocks west Texas just weeks after similar jolt

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 17:18
Western Texas was rocked by a 5.4 magnitude earthquake Friday, exactly one month after a similar quake struck the oil-producing region, the U.S. Geological Survey reported.

Father of Illinois parade shooting suspect charged as accessory

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 16:32
The father of the suspect accused of shooting and killing seven people and injuring dozens of others at an Illinois Fourth of July parade is now charged in connection with the case, authorities said.

J. Robert Oppenheimer's security clearance posthumously restored

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 15:56
J. Robert Oppenheimer, the theoretical physicist known as "the father of the atomic bomb," has had his security clearance posthumously restored, U.S. officials announced.

Tenn. man facing Jan. 6 charges accused of plotting to kill investigators

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 14:07
A Tennessee man facing charges in connection with the Jan. 6, 2021, insurrection at the U.S. Capitol has also plotted to kill the law enforcement officials assigned to his case, prosecutors say.

Univ. of Calif., striking academic workers reach tentative agreement

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 13:18
The University of California says it has reached a tentative labor agreement with 48,000 student researchers and other workers, potentially ending the biggest academic strike in U.S. history. 

Two teens killed outside Chicago high school

Sat, 12/17/2022 - 00:27
Two kids were killed and two others were wounded in a shooting outside a high school on the West Side of Chicago on Friday.

Northeast blanketed by snow, freezing rain and high winds

Fri, 12/16/2022 - 21:31
As Christmas approaches and shoppers race to get last-minute gifts, those in the Northeast will have to contend with the first big winter storm of the season.