Friday, December 02, 2022

National News

Want to follow the latest in national news? Keep reading below for today's national news headlines!

Updated 18 hours, 9 minutes ago

Prayers? Bombs? Hawaii history shows stopping lava not easy

Most people in Hawaii wouldn’t want to build a wall to protect the highway because it would “mess with Pele.”

Updated 1 day, 15 hours ago
Jeffries wins historic bid to lead House Dems after Pelosi

Wednesday’s internal Democratic caucus votes of Jeffries and the other top leaders came without challengers

Updated 2 days, 16 hours ago
Mayor says NYC will treat mentally ill, even if they refuse

The mayor’s announcement was met with caution by civil rights groups and advocates for the homeless

Updated 3 days, 16 hours ago
GOP-controlled Arizona county refuses to certify election

Conspiracy theories surrounding this process surfaced in early 2021, focused on what appeared to be an outdated accreditation certificate for one of the comp...

Updated 6 days, 19 hours ago
Netflix nights still come wrapped in red-and-white envelopes

The eventual demise of its DVD-by-mail service has been inevitable since Hastings decided to spin it off from a then-nascent video streaming service in 2011

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Walmart manager opens fire in break room, killing 6

Tuesday night's shooting also brought back memories of another at a Walmart in 2019, when a gunman who targeted Mexicans opened fire at a store in El Paso, T...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
Thanksgiving travel rush begins with new some habits

The Transportation Security Administration screened more than 2.6 million travelers on Monday, surpassing the 2.5 million screened the Monday before Thanksgi...

Updated 1 week, 3 days ago
NASA capsule buzzes moon, last big step before lunar orbit

The capsule accelerated well beyond 5,000 mph (8,000 kph) as it regained radio contact

Updated 1 week, 6 days ago
Taylor Swift angry for fans in Ticketmaster meltdown

The 52-date Eras Tour kicks off March 17 in Glendale, Arizona

Updated 2 weeks ago
Average long-term US mortgage rates tumble to 6.61%

Two weeks ago, the Fed raised its short-term lending rate by another 0.75 percentage points

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Happy hygge! Scrabble dictionary adds hundreds of words

Fauxhawk, a haircut similar to a Mohawk, is potentially the highest scoring newbie

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Trump seeks White House again amid GOP losses, legal probes

The former president is still popular with the GOP base

Updated 2 weeks, 3 days ago
40 states settle Google location-tracking charges for $392M

At a news conference, Tong urged consumers to “do a little personal inventory" of their online settings and turn them off if they don't want them

Updated 2 weeks, 6 days ago
Many vets are landing jobs, but the transition can be tough

Veterans account for about 7% of the civilian population, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics

Updated 3 weeks ago
Wall Street surges, Dow up 1,000 points on cooling inflation

The reading of 7.7% was better than the 8% economists were expecting