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Ian leaves trail of devastation through Florida, downgraded to tropical storm


Created: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 13:13:19 GMT

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One of the most powerful storms to hit the U.S. swept through parts of Florida's heavily-populated Gulf coast Wednesday, causing widespread damage.

Read more: Ian leaves trail of devastation through Florida, downgraded to tropical storm


One of the richest men in the world faces civil trial in alleged rape of Minnesota student


Created: Thu, 29 Sep 2022 11:55:50 GMT

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While Liu was arrested, police ultimately never filed any charges in connection with the alleged rape. A civil trial has a much lower burden of proof.

Read more: One of the richest men in the world faces civil trial in alleged rape of Minnesota student


McDonald's Happy Meals aren't just for kids anymore


Created: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 10:55:37 GMT

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The boxes come with either a Big Mac or 10-piece Chicken McNuggets, fries, a drink and — most importantly — a toy!

Read more: McDonald's Happy Meals aren't just for kids anymore


14-year-old killed, 4 injured in shooting after football scrimmage


Created: Wed, 28 Sep 2022 05:23:57 GMT

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The shooting occurred hours after Mayor Jim Kenney signed an executive order banning guns and deadly weapons from the city’s indoor and outdoor recreation spaces.

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Florida braces for Hurricane Ian: 'It's a monster'


Created: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:45:54 GMT

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With tropical storm-force winds extending 115 miles from Ian’s center, damage is expected across a wide area of Florida.

Read more: Florida braces for Hurricane Ian: 'It's a monster'


President Biden unveils new plan to end hunger in the US


Created: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 13:49:34 GMT

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The plan calls for more benefits, an emphasis on healthy living and exercise, and Medicaid/Medicare expansions to include obesity counseling.

Read more: President Biden unveils new plan to end hunger in the US


Galactic grand slam: NASA's Dart crashes into asteroid


Created: Tue, 27 Sep 2022 00:57:16 GMT

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Scientists expected the impact to carve out a crater, hurl streams of rocks and dirt into space and, most importantly, alter the asteroid’s orbit.

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Galactic grand slam: NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid head-on at 14,000 mph


Created: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 23:34:56 GMT

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NASA said the unprecedented test by the Dart spacecraft Monday night was done to show they could knock the harmless asteroid out of orbit.

Read more: Galactic grand slam: NASA spacecraft crashes into asteroid head-on at 14,000 mph


CBO: Biden's student debt plan would cost $400 billion over 30 years


Created: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 22:01:24 GMT

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The White House noted that the CBO's estimated cost in the first year — $21 billion — is actually lower than the administration's early estimate of $24 billion.

Read more: CBO: Biden's student debt plan would cost $400 billion over 30 years


'Extraordinary' views expected as Jupiter makes closest approach in decades


Created: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 19:50:03 GMT

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Experts say you'll need a large telescope to see the Red Spot, but even a good pair of binoculars will be enough to catch some details.

Read more: 'Extraordinary' views expected as Jupiter makes closest approach in decades


Hurricane forces NASA moon rocket to shelter, piling on delays


Created: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:29:47 GMT

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With the latest forecast showing no improvement, managers decided to play it safe.

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Watch NASA crash a spacecraft into an asteroid


Created: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 16:18:48 GMT

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It sounds like a movie plot, but it's actually an experiment that could have big implications for planetary defense.

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Amazon will have a second Prime Day-like event this year


Created: Mon, 26 Sep 2022 13:04:48 GMT

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It's not the only company planning early holiday deals.

Read more: Amazon will have a second Prime Day-like event this year


It's official: Next Super Bowl halftime show headliner announced


Created: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 20:24:44 GMT

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Rihanna coyly announced the news first, sharing a photo of her hand holding up a football.

Read more: It's official: Next Super Bowl halftime show headliner announced


'We got our miracle': Freed Americans back home in Alabama


Created: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 16:21:33 GMT

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The two had an emotional reunion with their families this weekend after being released by Russian-backed separatists as part of a prisoner exchange.

Read more: 'We got our miracle': Freed Americans back home in Alabama


Post Malone, experiencing 'stabbing pain,' postpones show week after stage fall


Created: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 15:59:26 GMT

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He was treated recently for bruised ribs after falling into a hole on stage in St. Louis.

Read more: Post Malone, experiencing 'stabbing pain,' postpones show week after stage fall


Fiona washes houses away, knocks out power in Canada


Created: Sun, 25 Sep 2022 03:38:16 GMT

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Forecasters had warned it could be the one of the most powerful storms to hit the country.

Read more: Fiona washes houses away, knocks out power in Canada


Actor John Cena sets Make-A-Wish record with 650 wishes granted


Created: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 23:03:40 GMT

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Aside from Cena, nobody has granted more than 200 wishes for the organization in its 42-year history.

Read more: Actor John Cena sets Make-A-Wish record with 650 wishes granted


Seal evades capture attempts, then turns self in at Massachusetts police station


Created: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 19:26:39 GMT

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"Shoebert" made his way to a pond and evaded capture... but then crossed a parking lot and appeared outside the station a day later.

Read more: Seal evades capture attempts, then turns self in at Massachusetts police station


NASA 'standing down' from moon rocket launch attempt as storm approaches


Created: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 14:44:12 GMT

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Fuel leaks and other technical problems scrapped the first two tries, in late August and early September.

Read more: NASA 'standing down' from moon rocket launch attempt as storm approaches


Louise Fletcher, who won Oscar for Nurse Ratched role in 'Cuckoo's Nest,' dies


Created: Sat, 24 Sep 2022 05:47:36 GMT

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Fletcher's performance as the cruel and calculating Nurse Ratched in “One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest” set a new standard for screen villains and won her an Oscar.

Read more: Louise Fletcher, who won Oscar for Nurse Ratched role in 'Cuckoo's Nest,' dies


Stocks fall sharply worldwide as recession fears cloud world markets


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 22:05:34 GMT

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The Dow Jones Industrial Average closed at its lowest point since 2020 Friday.

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Laver Cup match delayed after man sets himself on fire


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 18:36:33 GMT

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The episode happened hours before Roger Federer was scheduled to play for the final time before retiring.

Read more: Laver Cup match delayed after man sets himself on fire


WATCH: Hurricane Fiona generates 50-foot waves in Atlantic Ocean


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 16:37:21 GMT

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The dramatic video was captured by an unmanned drone designed to monitor ocean conditions during hurricane season.

Read more: WATCH: Hurricane Fiona generates 50-foot waves in Atlantic Ocean


Russian-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 05:53:31 GMT

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The Kremlin-orchestrated referendums have been widely denounced by Ukraine and the West as shams without any legal force, and are seen as a step toward annexation.

Read more: Russian-held regions of Ukraine vote whether to join Russia


4.4M Americans roll up sleeves for omicron-targeted boosters


Created: Fri, 23 Sep 2022 01:10:15 GMT

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The U.S. has ordered 171 million doses of the new boosters for the fall.

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UK companies put 4-day workweek to trial, most see no loss of productivity


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 22:53:29 GMT

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About half way through the trial, UK companies said they saw no loss of productivity with the 4-day workweek change.

Read more: UK companies put 4-day workweek to trial, most see no loss of productivity


NASA spacecraft to crash into asteroid on Monday


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 19:06:28 GMT

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If the spacecraft is successful, the test will demonstrate that if a killer asteroid ever heads our way, we'll stand a fighting chance.

Read more: NASA spacecraft to crash into asteroid on Monday


Worker was dead in Belk department store bathroom for 4 days


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 16:09:27 GMT

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Bessie Durham, who worked for an outside company that cleans the Belk store at Columbiana Centre, was found dead Monday.

Read more: Worker was dead in Belk department store bathroom for 4 days


Over 1M Teslas recalled because windows can pinch fingers


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 13:08:37 GMT

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Tesla said it discovered the problem, which impacts more than 1 million vehicles, during production testing in August.

Read more: Over 1M Teslas recalled because windows can pinch fingers


Walmart, Target begin holiday early to ease inflation sting


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 13:05:47 GMT

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Early present shoppers may be able to start even earlier this year, with major retailers considering the spending squeeze inflation is causing.

Read more: Walmart, Target begin holiday early to ease inflation sting


6.8 magnitude earthquake shakes Mexico, 1 dead


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 11:17:27 GMT

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President Andrés Manuel López Obrador said via Twitter that it was an aftershock from Monday’s deadly quake

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Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago records in Trump documents probe


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 01:49:13 GMT

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The ruling is a victory for the Justice Department, clearing the way for it to resume its use of the documents as it evaluates whether to bring criminal charges.

Read more: Court lifts hold on Mar-a-Lago records in Trump documents probe


Virginia Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 panel


Created: Thu, 22 Sep 2022 01:29:01 GMT

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The committee has sought an interview with Thomas to know more about her role in trying to help former President Donald Trump overturn his election defeat.

Read more: Virginia Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 panel


NASA fuels Artemis moon rocket in test, hit again with pesky leaks


Created: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 21:57:14 GMT

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Hydrogen leaks spoiled the first two launch attempts, as well as earlier countdown tests. Liftoff could come as soon as Tuesday.

Read more: NASA fuels Artemis moon rocket in test, hit again with pesky leaks


President Biden: Russia 'shamelessly violated' UN Charter in Ukraine


Created: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 21:56:23 GMT

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Biden called on all nations to speak out against Russia's “brutal, needless war” and to bolster Ukraine's effort to defend itself.

Read more: President Biden: Russia 'shamelessly violated' UN Charter in Ukraine


NY attorney general sues Donald Trump, his three eldest children


Created: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 21:49:46 GMT

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The lawsuit is the culmination of the New York attorney general's three-year civil investigation of former President Donald Trump and the Trump Organization.

Read more: NY attorney general sues Donald Trump, his three eldest children


Student loan pandemic payments: Who's eligible for refunds and how do you apply?


Created: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 20:59:10 GMT

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Still unsure about eligibility, or wondering how to get a refund over the phone? Here's what to know.

Read more: Student loan pandemic payments: Who's eligible for refunds and how do you apply?


NASA releases stunning Webb telescope images of Neptune and its rings


Created: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 20:30:50 GMT

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It's been three decades since astronomers last saw Neptune's rings with such detail and clarity.

Read more: NASA releases stunning Webb telescope images of Neptune and its rings


Fed announces another big interest rate hike


Created: Wed, 21 Sep 2022 19:39:09 GMT

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Economists increasingly say they think the Fed’s steep rate hikes will lead, over time, to job cuts, rising unemployment and a full-blown recession.

Read more: Fed announces another big interest rate hike

 
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