Saturday, September 23, 2023

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Updated 23 hours, 19 minutes ago

The fall equinox is here. What does that mean?

The word equinox comes from two Latin words meaning equal and night.

Updated 2 days ago
Zelenskyy delivers upbeat message to US lawmakers on war progress as some Republican support softens

Republican leaders pressed him for his plans for winning Ukraine's counteroffensive against invading Russian forces

Updated 2 days, 23 hours ago
House Republicans clash with Attorney General Garland, accusing him of favoring Hunter Biden

“There’s one investigation protecting President Biden. There’s another one attacking President Trump,” Jordan, Republican of Ohio, said in his opening statem...

Updated 4 days, 23 hours ago
Trump calls DeSantis abortion ban 'a terrible mistake,' sparking anger from some key Republicans

Trump has approached abortion from a political stance, saying that the Supreme Court's decision gave conservatives room to negotiate new restrictions

Updated 1 week ago
Storm Lee bears down on New England and Canada with hurricane-force winds, rain, dangerous surf

States of emergency were declared for Massachusetts and Maine, the nation’s most heavily forested state, where the ground was saturated and trees were weaken...

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Workers strike at all 3 Detroit automakers in a battle for a bigger share of industry profits

If the strikes drag on, shortages could push vehicle prices higher and strain an economy already bruised by inflation

Updated 1 week, 1 day ago
Hunter Biden indicted on federal firearms charges in long-running probe weeks after plea deal failed

He's charged with two counts of making false statements by checking a box falsely saying he was not a user of or addicted to drugs and a third count for poss...

Updated 1 week, 2 days ago
McCarthy impeachment inquiry into Biden appears to win over even the most reluctant Republicans

Mderate Republicans representing districts that Biden won in 2020 over Trump and who are most at risk in next year's election generally were supportive of Mc...

Updated 1 week, 4 days ago
Speaker McCarthy directs a House panel to open an impeachment inquiry into President Biden

'Yhese are allegations of abuse of power, obstruction and corruption, and they warrant further investigation by the House of Representatives'

Updated 2 weeks, 1 day ago
Maui beckons tourists, and their dollars, to stave off economic disaster after wildfires

One of Maui's most venerable restaurants, Hali'imaile General Store, laid off about 30 workers

Updated 2 weeks, 2 days ago
Biden administration cancels remaining oil and gas leases in Alaska's Arctic Refuge

Alaska's Republican governor condemned Biden's moves and threatened to sue

Updated 3 weeks, 2 days ago
Tropical Storm Idalia leaves shredded homes, roads blocked with powerlines in Florida and Georgia

Because the storm came ashore in the remote region where Florida's Panhandle curves into the peninsula, Idalia was far less destructive than feared

Updated 3 weeks, 3 days ago
Hurricane Idalia unleashes fury on Florida and Georgia, swamping wide stretch of coast

Idalia came ashore in the lightly populated Big Bend region, where the Florida Panhandle curves into the peninsula

Updated 3 weeks, 4 days ago
Hawaii power utility takes responsibility for first fire on Maui, but faults county firefighters

Richard Fried, a Honolulu attorney working as co-counsel on Maui County’s lawsuit, said that if their power lines hadn’t caused the initial fire, “this all w...

Updated 4 weeks, 1 day ago
Maui County sues power company, saying utility did not turn off electricity during deadly wildfires

Hawaii Electric said in a statement it is "very disappointed that Maui County chose this litigious path while the investigation is still unfolding