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Live Updates: North Carolina weathers outages, rising rivers

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: RALEIGH, N.C. — Power outages have increased and some coastal rivers rose in North Carolina as heavy rain and winds from Hurricane Ian crept into...
Sep. 30, 2022

2 men arrested in probe of boy's killing in attack on SUV

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Two men have been arrested in the investigation of the killing of a 12-year-old boy in an shooting attack last year on an SUV near a...
Sep. 30, 2022

Hack puts Latin American security agencies on edge

MEXICO CITY (AP) — A massive trove of emails from Mexico’s Defense Department is among electronic communications taken by a group of hackers from military and police agencies across several...
Sep. 30, 2022

New law aims to make California haven for transgender youth

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A new law aims to stop other states from punishing children who come to California for transgender surgeries and other gender-affirming care, a move that will...
Sep. 30, 2022

Ian lashes South Carolina as Florida surveys devastation

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — A revived Hurricane Ian made landfall on coastal South Carolina on Friday, threatening the historic city of Charleston with severe flooding after the deadly storm caused...
Sep. 30, 2022

Illinois' governor race echoes U.S. abortion, crime debates

CHICAGO (AP) — Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker warned that his Republican opponent is a far-right politician who would take the state backward while state Sen. Darren Bailey asked voters to...
Sep. 30, 2022

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian destroys 2nd South Carolina pier

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: COLUMBIA, S.C. — A second pier in northern South Carolina has been destroyed by Hurricane Ian’s surge. Local television footage showed the middle section of...
Sep. 30, 2022

Louisiana man admits kidnapping and plan to dismember gays

LAFAYETTE, La. (AP) — A 21-year-old Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to the grisly kidnapping of a teen he met through a dating app for gay and bisexual men, and...
Sep. 30, 2022

Analysis: Russia's war in Ukraine reaches a critical moment

LONDON (AP) — There are moments in history that appear as critical to the world as they are terrifying. Just this century: the 9/11 attacks in 2001; the U.S. “shock-and-awe″...
Sep. 30, 2022

Equatorial Guinea sues France at UN court over Paris mansion

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Equatorial Guinea has filed a case against France at the International Court of Justice accusing Paris of “misappropriation of public funds,” the court announced Friday...
Sep. 30, 2022

Judd sisters on mom Naomi, redemption, advocacy and grief

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — The family of the late country music matriarch Naomi Judd is reflecting on her legacy ahead of an 11-city tour that will give fans a chance...
Sep. 30, 2022

With pomp, bluster and ceremony, Putin defies West in speech

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday cast his move to absorb four Ukrainian regions as part of an existential battle for Russia's very survival against an aggressive...
Sep. 30, 2022

Live Updates: Hurricane Ian makes landfall in South Carolina

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: Hurricane Ian has made another landfall, this time in South Carolina, after carving a swath of destruction across Florida earlier this week. The U.S. National...
Sep. 30, 2022

McMaster pauses campaign events as Hurricane Ian hits SC

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster has temporarily suspended campaign activities as he leads the state's response to Hurricane Ian. McMaster's campaign told The Associated Press that...
Sep. 30, 2022

Huge Arizona school voucher plan in effect after foes fail

PHOENIX (AP) — All Arizona parents now can use state tax money to send their children to private or religious schools or pay homeschooling costs after an effort by public...
Sep. 30, 2022

Ian makes landfall again, this time in South Carolina

CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Ian has made another landfall, this time in South Carolina, after carving a swath of destruction across Florida earlier this week. The U.S. National Hurricane...
Sep. 30, 2022

Hurricane Ian makes landfall again, this time on South Carolina’s coast, after causing catastrophic damage in Florida

MIAMI (AP) — Hurricane Ian makes landfall again, this time on South Carolina’s coast, after causing catastrophic damage in Florida.
Sep. 30, 2022

Wall Street slumps to 2022 low as dismal week, month close

Wall Street is at its worst levels in almost two years Friday as the end nears for what's been a miserable month for markets around the world. The S&P 500...
Sep. 30, 2022

Court dismisses Maasai eviction case against Tanzania

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The East African Court of Justice on Friday dismissed a case by Maasai herders who tried to stop Tanzania’s government from evicting them from land they...
Sep. 30, 2022

Ukrainian national police say the toll in Russia's shelling Friday of Zaporizhzhia has risen to 30 dead, 88 wounded

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Ukrainian national police say the toll in Russia's shelling Friday of Zaporizhzhia has risen to 30 dead, 88 wounded.
Sep. 30, 2022

Safety deposit boxes headed toward extinction at Chase

NEW YORK (AP) — You'll no longer be able to store your precious coins, jewelry and paperwork at JPMorgan Chase & Co., as the bank has stopped opening new safety...
Sep. 30, 2022

Montenegro bans entry to 28 foreigners for 'malign' activity

PODGORICA, Montenegro (AP) — A day after it expelled six Russian diplomats, NATO member Montenegro on Friday revoked residence permits and banned entry to 28 foreign citizens it accused of...
Sep. 30, 2022

Iran arrests 9 foreigners it says were involved in protests

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Iran said Friday it has arrested nine foreigners linked to the nationwide antigovernment protests that have gripped the country, which authorities have blamed on...
Sep. 30, 2022

Live Updates: Florida officials fear death toll will rise

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: Officials in Florida fear the death toll from Hurricane Ian could rise substantially, given the wide swath of the state swamped by the storm. After...
Sep. 30, 2022

Vegas survivors signal hope even as mass shootings march on

LAS VEGAS (AP) — It's been five years since carnage and death sent his family running into the night, leaving them separated and terrified as a gunman rained bullets into...
Sep. 30, 2022

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