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Ohio State leader Johnson resigning halfway through contract

Ohio State leader Johnson resigning halfway through contract

Ohio State University President Kristina Johnson says she'll step down when the school year ends in May ... Continue Reading
EXPLAINER: What hazards are posed by Hawaii's Mauna Loa?

EXPLAINER: What hazards are posed by Hawaii's Mauna Loa?

Lava is shooting into the air and flowing downhill as Hawaii’s Mauna Loa volcano erupts for the first time in nearly 40 years ... Continue Reading
India, US armies hold exercises close to China border

India, US armies hold exercises close to China border

Indian and U.S. troops have participated in a high-altitude training exercise in a cold, mountainous terrain near India’s disputed border with China, at a time both countries are trying to manage rising tensions with Beijing ... Continue Reading
Missouri prepares to execute man for killing officer in 2005

Missouri prepares to execute man for killing officer in 2005

A Missouri inmate convicted of ambushing and killing a St. Louis area police officer he blamed in the death of his younger brother is scheduled to be executed Tuesday, barring a last-minute intervention ... Continue Reading
Fidelity Charitable: New grants to surpass deposits in 2022

Fidelity Charitable: New grants to surpass deposits in 2022

Fidelity Charitable, the nation’s largest grantmaker, expects 2022 will be the first year since 2018 that the value of grants from its donor advised funds exceeds the value of investments going into the funds ... Continue Reading
Today in History: November 29, Warren Commission appointed

Today in History: November 29, Warren Commission appointed

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Nov. 29, the 333rd day of 2022. There are 32 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Nov. 29, 1947, the U.N. General Assembly passed a resolution calling for the partitioning of Palestine between Arabs and Jews; 33 members, including the United States, voted in favor… ... Continue Reading
Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

Buffalo gunman pleads guilty in racist supermarket massacre

The white gunman who massacred 10 Black people at a Buffalo supermarket has pleaded guilty to murder and hate-motivated terrorism charges ... Continue Reading
City to hold vigil honoring those killed in Walmart shooting

City to hold vigil honoring those killed in Walmart shooting

Hundreds gathered in Chesapeake, Virginia, to honor six people killed in a mass shooting at a Walmart ... Continue Reading
Hawaii’s Mauna Loa starts to erupt, sending ash nearby

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa starts to erupt, sending ash nearby

The world’s largest active volcano has started to erupt. ... Continue Reading
California police: Virginia man killed family, took teenager

California police: Virginia man killed family, took teenager

The suspect in a triple homicide in Southern California who died in a shootout with police is believed to have driven across the country to meet a teenage girl before killing three members of her family ... Continue Reading
Judge mulls arguments in Mississippi death penalty protocol

Judge mulls arguments in Mississippi death penalty protocol

A federal judge will decide whether to block Mississippi from using three drugs when it puts inmates to death ... Continue Reading
Drying California lake to get $250M in drought funding

Drying California lake to get $250M in drought funding

The federal government says it will spend $250 million over four years on environmental cleanup and restoration work around a drying Southern California lake that's fed by the depleted Colorado River ... Continue Reading
Landmark trial over Arkansas youth gender care ban resumes

Landmark trial over Arkansas youth gender care ban resumes

The landmark trial over Arkansas' ban on gender-affirming care for children has resumed ... Continue Reading
Braun, protester of Dakota Access pipeline, dies at 53

Braun, protester of Dakota Access pipeline, dies at 53

A woman who long advocated for Native American rights and was known for organizing protests against the Dakota Access and Keystone XL pipelines has died ... Continue Reading
Jury selection starts in murder trial of Forth Worth officer

Jury selection starts in murder trial of Forth Worth officer

Jury selection is underway in the the murder trial of former Fort Worth police officer Aaron Dean, who fatally shot a Black woman through a window of her own Fort Worth home in in 2019 ... Continue Reading
Fentanyl's scourge plainly visible on streets of Los Angeles

Fentanyl's scourge plainly visible on streets of Los Angeles

Fentanyl has become a scourge across America and is taking a toll on the growing number of people living on the streets of Los Angeles ... Continue Reading
States settle with Google, iHeartMedia over misleading ads

States settle with Google, iHeartMedia over misleading ads

The Federal Trade Commission and a handful of states announced settlements Monday with Google and iHeartMedia over misleading radio advertisements about a cellphone ... Continue Reading
Water boil order issued for more than 2 million in Houston

Water boil order issued for more than 2 million in Houston

Officials say more than 2 million people in the Houston area remain under a boil order notice after a power outage caused low water pressure at a water purification plant ... Continue Reading
Utah to challenge decision overturning death row conviction

Utah to challenge decision overturning death row conviction

Utah plans to challenge a judge's decision overturning the 1985 murder conviction of a man who has been on death row for almost four decades ... Continue Reading
Prosecutor: Triggerman or not, find man guilty in 8 slayings

Prosecutor: Triggerman or not, find man guilty in 8 slayings

A prosecutor says the first defendant to face trial in the slayings of eight people from an Ohio family should be convicted regardless of whether he was a triggerman ... Continue Reading