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Child, 3, accidentally shoots and kills mother in S.C. home
Child, 3, accidentally shoots and kills mother in S.C. home

Authorities say a mother was shot and killed by her 3-year-old child who found a gun inside their South Carolina home.

Maryland announces settlement with Kushner-owned company

Maryland announces settlement with Kushner-owned company

Maryland Attorney General Brian Frosh has announced a settlement with a property management company owned by the family of former President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner.

In-person voting starts in Minnesota, 3 other early states

In-person voting starts in Minnesota, 3 other early states

In-person voting for the midterm elections has started in Minnesota, South Dakota, Virginia and Wyoming, in a landscape that has changed since the pandemic drove a shift to mail balloting in the 2020 presidential contest.

Dow hits 2022 low as markets sell off on recession fears

Dow hits 2022 low as markets sell off on recession fears

Markets sold off around the world on mounting signs the global economy is weakening just as central banks raise the pressure even more with additional hikes to interest rates.

Jan. 6 hearing witness avoids jail time for Capitol riot

Jan. 6 hearing witness avoids jail time for Capitol riot

An Ohio man who testified at a congressional hearing about why he stormed the U.S. Capitol has been sentenced to two years of probation for his role in the mob's attack.

Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Trump's legal woes mount without protection of presidency

Donald Trump's latest legal troubles have laid bare the challenges piling up as the former president operates without the protections afforded by the White House.

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Alex Jones testifies in trial over his Sandy Hook hoax lies

Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones took the stand Thursday at his defamation trial in Connecticut as he tries to limit the damages he must pay for promoting the lie that the 2012 Sandy Hook school massacre was a hoax.

Powell's stark message: Inflation fight may cause recession

Powell's stark message: Inflation fight may cause recession

The Federal Reserve delivered its bluntest reckoning Wednesday of what it will take to finally tame painfully high inflation: Slower growth, higher unemployment and potentially a recession.

Biden vows U.S. won't walk away from storm-struck Puerto Rico

Biden vows U.S. won't walk away from storm-struck Puerto Rico

President Joe Biden says the full force of the federal government is ready to help Puerto Rico recover from the devastation of Hurricane Fiona.

Virginia Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 panel

Virginia Thomas agrees to interview with Jan. 6 panel

Conservative activist Virginia Thomas, the wife of Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, has agreed to participate in a voluntary interview with the House panel investigating the Jan. 6 insurrection.

Trial opens for QAnon follower who chased officer at Capitol

Trial opens for QAnon follower who chased officer at Capitol

A trial is underway for an Iowa man whose confrontation with police created some of the most memorable images from a mob's attack on the U.S. Capitol.

Arbiter in Trump docs probe signals intent to move quickly

Arbiter in Trump docs probe signals intent to move quickly

The independent arbiter tasked with inspecting documents seized in an FBI search of former President Donald Trump's Florida home says he intends to push briskly through the review process.

Puerto Ricans desperate for water after Fiona's rampage

Puerto Ricans desperate for water after Fiona's rampage

More than half a million people in Puerto Rico remain without water service three days after after Hurricane Fiona slammed the U.S. territory.

San Diego apologizes for support of WWII detention camps

San Diego apologizes for support of WWII detention camps

The San Diego City Council has rescinded a resolution it passed 80 years ago in support of the incarceration of Japanese Americans in prison camps during World War II.

U.S. gas prices tick up, ending 99-day streak of lower costs

U.S. gas prices tick up, ending 99-day streak of lower costs

After 99 consecutive days of declining gasoline prices, the cost for a gallon has edged a penny higher.

Southern Baptists cut ties with LGBTQ-friendly church

Southern Baptists cut ties with LGBTQ-friendly church

The Southern Baptists' Executive Committee has voted effectively to cut ties with two congregations.

2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest U.S. lottery jackpot

2 claim Mega Millions prize; 3rd-largest U.S. lottery jackpot

Lottery officials say two people who wish to remain anonymous have claimed a $1.337 billion Mega Millions jackpot after a single ticket was sold in a Chicago suburb for a late July drawing.

Fed attacks inflation with another big hike and expects more

Fed attacks inflation with another big hike and expects more

Intensifying its fight against chronically high inflation, the Federal Reserve raised its key interest rate by a substantial three-quarters of a point for a third straight time.

Trump accused of vast fraud in suit by NY attorney general

Trump accused of vast fraud in suit by NY attorney general

New York's attorney general sued former President Donald Trump and his company on Wednesday, alleging business fraud involving some of their most prized assets.

Man arrested on charges for vandalizing Washington Monument

Man arrested on charges for vandalizing Washington Monument

Shaun Ray Deaton of Bloomington, Indiana was arrested around 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan

Manchin rails against 'revenge politics' on permit plan

Sen. Joe Manchin railed against what he called 'revenge politics' being used against him, as liberals in the House and Senate team up with Republicans to oppose his plan to speed permits for natural gas pipelines.

Alex Jones makes 1st appearance outside Sandy Hook trial

Alex Jones makes 1st appearance outside Sandy Hook trial

Alex Jones has made his first appearance outside a courthouse in Connecticut where a jury will determine how much in damages he should pay for telling his audience the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting was a hoax.

'Serial' host: Evidence that freed Syed was long available

'Serial' host: Evidence that freed Syed was long available

The creator of a true-crime podcast that helped free a Maryland man imprisoned for murder said that she feels a mix of emotions over how long it took authorities to act on evidence that's long been available.

San Diego to pay $600K to woman attacked by police dog

San Diego to pay $600K to woman attacked by police dog

San Diego officials are expected to approve a $600,000 payout to a woman who was severely injured when a police dog attacked her in her own yard after escaping from its trainer's home nearby.

Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

Fiona swipes Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico faces big cleanup

Hurricane Fiona is blasting the Turks and Caicos Islands as a Category 3 storm after devastating Puerto Rico, where most people remain without electricity or running water.

Indiana officer shot during traffic stop in August has died

Indiana officer shot during traffic stop in August has died

Authorities say an eastern Indiana police officer who was shot in the head during a traffic stop in August has died more than two weeks after being removed from life support.