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FAA to give airports $1 billion for terminals and upgrades

FAA to give airports $1 billion for terminals and upgrades

The Biden administration says it'll spend nearly $1 billion to upgrade airports around the country.

42 mins ago
Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Yellowstone flooding reveals forecast flaws as climate warms

Some weather experts say the recent flooding that devastated Yellowstone National Park underscores an urgent need to update how the government issues forecasts as extreme weather becomes more frequent.

6 hrs 22 mins ago
Inquest: Seattle police shooting of pregnant woman justified

Inquest: Seattle police shooting of pregnant woman justified

An inquest jury has determined that two Seattle police officers were justified in fatally shooting a mentally unstable, pregnant, Black mother of four children inside her apartment when she menaced them with knives.

9 hrs 27 mins ago
Scramble as last Mississippi abortion clinic shuts its doors

Scramble as last Mississippi abortion clinic shuts its doors

Mississippi’s only abortion clinic has been buzzing with activity in the chaotic days since the U.S. Supreme Court upended abortion rights nationwide.

9 hrs 37 mins ago
States move to protect abortion from prosecutions elsewhere

States move to protect abortion from prosecutions elsewhere

The U.S. Supreme Court's landmark abortion ruling overturning Roe v. Wade is prompting efforts in liberal states to protect providers and patients who have traveled for a legal procedure.

9 hrs 52 mins ago
In the midst of chaotic shooting, strangers save a young boy

In the midst of chaotic shooting, strangers save a young boy

In the midst of the chaos of a Chicago-area parade massacre, a woman walked up to Greg Ring and handed him a 2-year-old boy, covered in blood.

10 hrs 7 mins ago
EXPLAINER: Should red-flag law have stopped parade shooting?

EXPLAINER: Should red-flag law have stopped parade shooting?

Days after a rooftop gunman killed seven people at a parade, attention has turned to how the assailant obtained multiple guns and whether the laws on Illinois books could have prevented the Independence Day massacre.

10 hrs 22 mins ago
Rural Florida county shocked by fentanyl deaths over holiday

Rural Florida county shocked by fentanyl deaths over holiday

A small, rural county just west of Florida’s capital is stunned by an unheard-of spike in deadly drug overdoses believed to be caused by fentanyl mixed with other illegal drugs.

10 hrs 22 mins ago
Police: July 4 mass shooting thwarted in Virginia's capital

Police: July 4 mass shooting thwarted in Virginia's capital

Police in Richmond, Virginia, say they thwarted a planned July 4 mass shooting after receiving a tip that led to arrests and the seizure of multiple guns.

12 hrs 27 mins ago
Police: Parade shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting

Police: Parade shooting suspect contemplated 2nd shooting

Police say the man charged with killing seven people when he unleashed a hail of bullets on an Independence Day parade from a rooftop in suburban Chicago legally bought the high-powered rifle used in the shooting and four other weapons, despite threatening violence.

12 hrs 52 mins ago
More flexibility proposed for student debt forgiveness

More flexibility proposed for student debt forgiveness

New rules proposed by the Biden administration on Wednesday would make it easier for borrowers to get their federal student debt forgiven through several existing programs.

13 hrs 42 mins ago
Report: Justice Department probing Texas' border mission

Report: Justice Department probing Texas' border mission

Records show the U.S. Department of Justice is investigating potential civil rights violations in Texas’ multibillion-dollar border security mission.

14 hrs 7 mins ago
Biologists' fears confirmed on the lower Colorado River

Biologists' fears confirmed on the lower Colorado River

Confirming their worst fears for record-low lake levels, National Park Service fisheries biologists have discovered that a non-native predator fish has made its way through Glen Canyon dam to the lower Colorado River, where it can prey on ancient native fish they have been working to reestablish.

14 hrs 17 mins ago
US allows pharmacists to prescribe Pfizer's COVID-19 pill

US allows pharmacists to prescribe Pfizer's COVID-19 pill

U.S. pharmacists can now prescribe the leading COVID-19 pill directly to patients.

15 hrs 28 mins ago
Wisconsin court: Sex trafficking can be defense for homicide

Wisconsin court: Sex trafficking can be defense for homicide

Wisconsin's Supreme Court is set to decide whether a sex trafficking victim accused of homicide can argue at trial that she was justified in killing the man who trafficked her.

15 hrs 47 mins ago

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