UN food chief urges rich to help keep millions…

The World Food Program chief warns that millions of people are closer to starvation because of the deadly combination of conflict, climate change and the COVID-19 pandemic

School Assignment Refers to Kyle Rittenhouse as…

Kyle Rittenhouse, a "hero for the modern age"? The 17-year-old is, of course, charged with killing two people during the Kenosha, Wisconsin, protests over the shooting of Jacob Blake, a Black man. The teen was listed, alongside Gandhi, Cesar Chavez, and Malcolm X, as a possible such "hero" students at...

Assessing the damage after the storm

Bill Wadell was in Escambia County, Florida, on Sept. 17 reporting on the widespread damage caused by Hurricane Sally along the coast.

Senior US envoy holds talks in Taiwan amid…

The second high-level U.S. envoy to visit Taiwan in two months has begun a day of closed-door meetings as China conducted military drills near the Taiwan Strait after threatening retaliation

Barr Floats Idea of Sedition Charges Against…

The attorney general is making all kinds of headlines this week as he slams COVID-19 shutdowns, considers a big charge against protesters, and faults prosecutors in his own Justice Department. Coverage about William Barr: Volatile words: During a Q&A at Hillsdale College in Michigan on Wednesday, Barr was asked about...

Dwayne Johnson back to work after recovering from…

Hiram Garcia, a producer on Dwayne Johnson's films and his former brother-in-law, says the movie they were shooting before lockdown, "Red Notice," is going back into production. (Sept. 18)

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Police: Man picked up gun before Los Angeles…

Two Los Angeles County sheriff's deputies told investigators they fatally shot a Black man in South Los Angeles two weeks ago after he picked up a gun he’d dropped during a struggle

New Trump Accuser: 'I'm Sick of Him Getting Away…

Another woman— at least the 26th —has come forward to accuse President Trump of sexual misconduct. Amy Dorris, a former model and actress from Florida, says she was 24 when Trump assaulted her outside the bathroom in his VIP box at the 1997 US Open in New York. "He just...

AccuWeather increases hurricane season forecast

As hurricane season continues to be an active one in the Atlantic Basin, AccuWeather has updated its hurricane season forecast.

California paid leave law among nation's broadest

California Gov. Gavin Newsom has signed a law that lets more people than almost anywhere else in the country take time off from work to care for a family member without fear of losing their job

Whistleblower: DC Protesters Faced 'Unprovoked…

The senior-most DC National Guard officer at Lafayette Square on June 1, the day protesters were forcibly removed before President Trump did a photo-op at a nearby church, has claimed federal officials sought crowd control devices too unpredictable to be used in war zones and moved in without clear, repeated...

Michigan again expected to be a key battleground

Michigan represented one of President Donald Trump’s closest victories in 2016. And one of his most important. The Great Lakes State again is expected to be a key battleground this time around (Sept. 18)

Latest: Southern California forest fire burns…

A stubborn, growing wildfire in mountains northeast of Los Angeles is moving toward homes

Charges for Cop Who Ordered K-9 to Attack…

Jeffery Ryans says he was in his Salt Lake City backyard, smoking a cigarette, on April 24 when police officers approached and started shouting. The 36-year-old says he emptied his hands, put them up, and told cops how to get into the backyard. They entered, and Ryans says a K-9...

Historic park in Mobile damaged by Hurricane Sally

Residents of Mobile, Alabama, expressed heartbreak after Hurricane Sally left many oak trees at historic Bienville Square torn from the roots on Sept. 17.

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Giuliani associates face new federal fraud…

Federal prosecutors have brought new wire fraud charges against two associates of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani who previously had been accused of using foreign money to make illegal campaign contributions to U.S. politicians

Cops Break Up Huge Party at Jersey Shore House

Snooki and the gang moved out a long time ago, but the antics haven't ended at the Seaside Heights, NJ, house featured in Jersey Shore . Authorities say YouTube pranksters the Nelk Boys hosted a website launch party at the house Monday that attracted hundreds of people, breaching the state's coronavirus...

Today in History for September 18th

Highlights of this day in history: Congress passes the Fugitive Slave Act; Anthrax tainted letters sent to NBC and the New York Post. (Sept. 18)

With picnic baskets, Christian Siriano puts on…

Christian Siriano took to his Connecticut backyard Thursday for a cozy fashion show complete with picnic baskets for his small in-person crowd and masks on the faces of his models

Downtown Pensacola Is Underwater

The second hurricane to hit the Gulf Coast in less than three weeks is "every bit as bad as predicted," according to the Pensacola News Journal , whose hometown is swamped . Nearly three feet of water covers streets in downtown Pensacola, Fla., which endured hours of rain before and after Hurricane...

Alabama coast reeling after Hurricane Sally

Many parts of the Alabama coast remain flooded on Sept. 17, after Hurricane Sally swept through the region. AccuWeather's Bill Wadell has the story.

Phoenix courthouse shooting suspect agrees to…

A man accused of opening fire earlier this week on a security officer outside the federal courthouse in Phoenix has agreed to remain jailed on assault and weapons charges

Grand Jury Doesn't Buy White Bar Owner's Claim

A white Nebraska bar owner says he was acting in self-defense when he shot and killed a young Black protester in the spring on the streets of Omaha, claiming the protester had put him in a chokehold. A grand jury, however, felt otherwise. Ex-Marine Jake Gardner, 38, was charged on...

Washington gov: Postal ruling a win for democracy

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee called a ruling Thursday that blocked Postal Service changes that have slowed mail nationwide a "victory for democracy." (Sept. 17)

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Mexico skirts U.S. criticism of anti-drug…

Mexican President Andrés Manuel Lopez Obrador says his government will respond “softly, softly”and with “love and peace” to the finding by the U.S. administration that Mexico needs to do more to stop drug trafficking

Report on 737 Max: 'Horrific Culmination' of…

As regulators get closer to OKing recertification for Boeing's beleaguered 737 Max planes, what CNBC calls a "damning" report from a Congressional committee that took a year and a half to complete was released Wednesday, pointing to a series of fails during the development of the aircraft. The nearly 250-page...

National Guard assists with post-Sally recovery

The Florida National Guard teamed up with Ecambia County first responders to assist with recovery efforts and helping people affected by Sally on Sept. 16.