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Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

Biden to sign massive climate and health care legislation

President Joe Biden is preparing to sign Democrats’ landmark climate change and health care bill.

4 hrs 39 mins ago
Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Cheney braces for loss as Trump tested in Wyoming and Alaska

Wyoming congresswoman Liz Cheney, a leader in the Republican resistance to former President Donald Trump, is fighting to save her seat in the House on Tuesday.

1 hr 14 mins ago
Memphis hospital locks down while treating shooting victims

Memphis hospital locks down while treating shooting victims

A hospital was reportedly on lockdown early Tuesday while treating multiple victims of a shooting involving two crime scenes in in Memphis, Tennessee.

3 hrs 29 mins ago
Miami-Dade officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

Miami-Dade officer critical after shooting; suspect killed

Authorities say a Miami-Dade police officer was critically wounded and an armed robbery suspect was killed in an exchange of gunfire during a car chase.

4 hrs 34 mins ago
River chief imprisoned for fishing fights for sacred rights

River chief imprisoned for fishing fights for sacred rights

In the 1980s, Wilbur Slockish Jr. served 20 months in federal prison on charges of illegally poaching salmon from the Columbia River.

9 hrs 37 mins ago
Colorado River cuts expected for Arizona, Nevada and Mexico

Colorado River cuts expected for Arizona, Nevada and Mexico

Federal officials on Tuesday are expected to announce water cuts that would further reduce how much Colorado River water some users in the seven U.S. states reliant on the river and Mexico receive.

9 hrs 37 mins ago
Palin, Murkowski highlight Alaska's 2 elections on Tuesday

Palin, Murkowski highlight Alaska's 2 elections on Tuesday

The Alaska primary on Tuesday will feature two elections.

9 hrs 42 mins ago
Columbia River's salmon are at the core of ancient religion

Columbia River's salmon are at the core of ancient religion

The Columbia River in the Pacific Northwest, which Natives call  Nch’i-Wána, or “the great river,” has sustained Indigenous people in the region for millennia.

9 hrs 52 mins ago
Case against Alex Jones can proceed, Connecticut judge says

Case against Alex Jones can proceed, Connecticut judge says

A federal bankruptcy judge has cleared the way for a defamation lawsuit in Connecticut to proceed against Infowars host and conspiracy theorist Alex Jones.

12 hrs 37 mins ago
Trump Org. CFO expected to plead guilty in NY tax case

Trump Org. CFO expected to plead guilty in NY tax case

Donald Trump’s longtime finance chief is expected to plead guilty as soon as Thursday in a tax evasion case, according to three people familiar with the matter.

12 hrs 52 mins ago
Illegal border crossings fall in July but remain high

Illegal border crossings fall in July but remain high

Authorities say migrants were stopped fewer times at the U.S. border with Mexico in July than in June, a second straight monthly decline.

13 hrs 7 mins ago
R. Kelly jury selection focuses on 2019 documentary

R. Kelly jury selection focuses on 2019 documentary

Jury selection begins Monday at R. Kelly’s federal trial in his hometown of Chicago.

14 hrs 7 mins ago
Oregon justice fires panel due to lack of public defenders

Oregon justice fires panel due to lack of public defenders

Oregon’s chief justice has fired all the members of the Public Defense Services Commission, frustrated that hundreds of defendants charged with crimes and who cannot afford an attorney have been unable to find public defenders to represent them.

14 hrs 17 mins ago
New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

New climate deal spurs hopes of more carbon storage projects

A project in the country's top coal-producing area seeks to pump the carbon dioxide produced by burning that coal back underground.

14 hrs 47 mins ago
Doctor who sexually abused patients kills himself in jail

Doctor who sexually abused patients kills himself in jail

A once-prominent neurologist convicted last month of sexually abusing patients killed himself Monday at a New York City jail while awaiting sentencing in that case and a trial on federal charges alleging still more abuse, two people familiar with the matter said.

15 hrs 2 mins ago

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