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FILE - Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., leaves the chamber at the Capitol in Washingt...
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McCarthy rejects Senate spending bill while scrambling for a House plan that averts a shutdown

A government shutdown appeared all but inevitable as House Speaker Kevin McCarthy dug in Thursday.
11 hours ago
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Kari Lake reportedly plans to launch US Senate bid in Arizona for seat held by Kyrsten Sinema

Republican Kari Lake will soon launch her campaign for the U.S. Senate seat held by independent Kyrsten Sinema, a senior adviser said Thursday.
21 hours ago
Republican presidential candidates, from left, former Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, former New Jers...
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3rd Republican presidential debate is set for Nov. 8 in Miami, with the strictest qualifications yet

The third Republican presidential debate will be held in Miami on Nov. 8, a day after several states hold off-year elections.
6 days ago
During the equinox, the Earth’s axis and its orbit line up so that both hemispheres get an equal ...
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The fall equinox is here. What does that mean?

The equinox arrives on Saturday, marking the start of the fall season for the Northern Hemisphere. But what does that actually mean?
6 days ago
Ray Epps Ray Epps, an Arizona man who became the center of a conspiracy theory about Jan. 6, 2021, ...
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Ray Epps, an Arizona man who supported Trump, pleads guilty to Capital riot charge

Ray Epps, the target of a conspiracy theory about the Jan. 6, 2021, attack, pleaded guilty on Wednesday to a misdemeanor charge.
9 days ago
Former President Donald Trump repeatedly declined in an interview aired Sunday, Sept. 17, 2023, to ...
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Trump refuses to say in a TV interview how he watched the Jan. 6 attack unfold at the US Capitol

Former President Donald Trump repeatedly declined in an interview aired Sunday to answer questions about whether he watched the Capitol riot.
12 days ago
This frame grab from video, provided by the Mexican government, shows Ovidio Guzman Lopez being det...
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Mexico extradites son of ‘El Chapo,’ Ovidio Guzman Lopez to US

The son of notorious cartel leader Joaquin “El Chapo” Guzmán, Ovidio Guzman Lopez was extradited to the U.S. on Friday.
12 days ago
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A look at notable impeachments in US history, including Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton was acquitted Saturday on during his impeachment trial. Here's a roundup of impeachments in U.S. history.
13 days ago
The sticker price is displayed in the window of an unsold 2023 Navigator sports-utility vehicle at ...
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The auto workers strike will drive up car prices, but not right away — unless consumers panic

Car shoppers are heading for a new round of sticker shock if the strike by the United Auto Workers doesn’t end soon, officials say.
13 days ago
Gov. Michelle Lujan Grisham announces an order restricting people from carrying guns in Bernalillo ...
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Group sues after New Mexico governor suspends right to carry guns in Albuquerque in public

The New Mexico governor's emergency order suspending the right to carry firearms in public near Albuquerque drew an immediate court challenge.
19 days ago
Moroccan boys, Rayan and Ali walk amidst the rubble of their home which was damaged by the earthqua...
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Powerful quake in Morocco kills more than 2,000 people and damages historic buildings in Marrakech

A powerful earthquake has struck Morocco, toppling buildings in villages and cities not built to withstand such force.
20 days ago
Hurricane Idalia coming to United States so hot...
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What makes Idalia so potent? It’s feeding on intensely warm water that acts like rocket fuel

Feeding on some of the hottest water on the planet, Hurricane Idalia is expected to rapidly strengthen as it bears down on Florida.
1 month ago
Gulf of Mexico storm puts Florida under state of emergency...
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Much of Florida under state of emergency as possible tropical storm forms in Gulf of Mexico

Forecasters are warning of possible flash flooding and landslides across the Gulf of Mexico, which could trigger a Florida storm.
1 month ago
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Sweltering temperatures bring misery to large portion of central US, setting heat records

Sweltering temperatures lingered Sunday in a large swath of the central U.S., causing misery from the Gulf of Mexico to the Great Lakes.
1 month ago
illegal crossing on the US-Mexico border rose July...
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Illegal crossings on the US-Mexico border rose in July but were still down from last year

President Joe Biden’s administration insisted that its carrot-and-stick approach towards illegal crossing on the US-Mexico border is working.
1 month ago
Powerful Hurricane Hilary Mexico California...
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Powerful Hurricane Hilary heads for Mexico’s Baja as rare tropical storm watch issued for California

Powerful Hurricane Hilary churned off Mexico's Pacific coast Friday, threatening to unleash rains on the mudslide-prone Tijuana.
1 month ago
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Skull found at Arizona preserve identified as belonging to missing Native American man

Authorities said a skull found by a hiker at an Arizona preserve as that of a Native American man who had been missing for over three years.
2 months ago
FILE - Teenager Shreya Nallamothu looks at her phone in Bloomington, Ill., on Tuesday, May 9, 2023....
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Starting next year, child influencers can sue if earnings aren’t set aside, says new Illinois law

Illinois is the first state in the U.S. to ensure child social media influencers are compensated for their work, according to Sen. Koehler.
2 months ago
FILE - A male grey wolf leads his four pups to explore their habitat at the Oakland Zoo in Oakland,...
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Researchers have identified a new pack of endangered gray wolves in California

A new pack of endangered gray wolves has shown up in California's Sierra Nevada, several hundred miles away from any other known population.
2 months ago
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New fire prompts evacuation as survivors of Maui’s wildfires return after death toll rises to 67

Residents of Lahaina were being allowed back home on Friday for the first time since wildfires killed at least 55 people in Maui.
2 months ago
No Labels Party will not be blocked, despite Democrats' efforts...
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Arizona Democrats lose lawsuit looking to block No Labels Party

An Arizona judge has rejected the state Democratic Party’s lawsuit targeting the new No Labels Party, which could impact Trump's reelection.
2 months ago
Nikola Corporation hires Stephen Girsky as new CEO...
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Phoenix-based Nikola Corporation names former General Motors executive Stephen Girsky as CEO

The Nikola Corporation, a Phoenix-based electric and hydrogen-powered heavy truck maker, named Stephen Girsky as its new CEO on Friday.
2 months ago
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Heat wave illuminates Americans who suffer without air conditioning

As climate change fans hotter and longer heat waves, the poorest Americans suffer the hottest days with the fewest defenses.
2 months ago
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2 women hikers were found dead in a Nevada state park amid heatwave

Two women hikers have been found dead in a state park in southern Nevada, authorities said Sunday.
2 months ago