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Hurricane Fiona continues marching north through the Caribbean, leaving blackouts and flooding in its wake. The storm was upgraded to a Category 4 hurricane Wednesday with winds up to 130 mph as … more
NEW YORK — Three New York City Fire Department members died in the past week from 9/11-related illnesses, pushing the death toll for city firefighters who toiled at ground zero in the weeks … more
The Kremlin is moving hastily to stage sham votes on annexing the regions of Ukraine its forces still control, after Kyiv’s military drove Russian troops from large areas of territory taken in … more
NEW YORK — U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres gave a grim assessment of the state of the planet Tuesday as world leaders descend on New York City for the annual traffic-choking General … more
Not so fast, Mr. President. Outgoing presidential COVID adviser Dr. Anthony Fauci on Monday walked back President Joe Biden’s assertion that the coronavirus pandemic was … more
When Jose Albaladejo Santiago opened the white gates of his home Tuesday morning for the first time after Hurricane Fiona flooded Puerto Rico, his dirty refrigerator blocked the entrance. The … more
LONDON — With a short pennant strapped to the back of his fluorescent orange vest, Kofi Frimpong walked along the south bank of the River Thames to mark the end of the already mile-long queue … more
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited the newly recaptured city of Izyum on Wednesday, an appearance that underlined the stunning success of a counteroffensive against Russian forces in the … more
BALTIMORE — Baltimore prosecutors moved Wednesday to vacate the conviction in the murder case of Adnan Syed, whose legal saga rocketed to international prominence by way of the hit podcast … more
The U.S. will put $3.5 billion in Afghanistan’s central bank reserves under the control of a Swiss-based oversight board to pay for limited financial services in the country while ensuring the … more
While the country awaits federal approval of a new ALS drug, people in South Florida with the disease already are using it. The experimental drug called AMX0035 will be considered by the U.S. Food … more
SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Federal prosecutors are asking a judge to send Sherri Papini to prison for eight months as punishment for her kidnapping hoax, writing in court files that the Northern … more
NEW YORK — The Brooklyn mom suspected of drowning her three small children at Coney Island Beach was months behind on her rent and facing eviction from their apartment, court documents … more
LOS ANGELES — The U.S. Forest Service is resuming its prescribed burning program with new rules that it says will minimize the risk of fires escaping control and damaging communities. The … more
BOSTON — The U.S. government “made a deal with the devil” and a tireless group of 9/11 loved ones say they are fighting for their day in court to finally prove why that was such a … more
President Joe Biden said the U.S. would not hesitate to use its military power against terrorist threats even though the war in Afghanistan is over, in remarks at a ceremony marking the 21st … more
LONDON — Queen Elizabeth II, who wasn’t expected to ascend to the throne when she was born but went on to become the longest-lived and longest-reigning monarch in British history, has … more
LONDON — By the dozens, then the hundreds, then the thousands, Britons from all walks of life converged on the ornate gates of Buckingham Palace in central London, first in fearful … more
LOS ANGELES — An adult mountain lion that was struck and killed by a car in June was pregnant with four kittens at the time, and all five animals tested positive for rat poison — the … more
LOS ANGELES — As an unprecedented heat wave continues to strain California's power grid, officials have issued a ninth straight "flex alert" — this one slated to last two hours longer … more
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