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Tue, 27 Sep 2022 22:30:53 EDT

Zelenskyy: Remove Russia From U.N. Security Council

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy on Tuesday called for the removal of Russia from the United Nations Security Council, of which it is a permanent member.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 21:43:15 EDT

Trump Decries New York AG for Lawsuit: 'She's a Disaster'

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday decried New York Attorney General Letitia James for her lawsuits against him and his children.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 21:10:16 EDT

One Dead, Four Injured in Philadelphia High School Football Shooting

A 14-year-old boy was killed in Philadelphia on Tuesday afternoon while walking home from a football scrimmage, ABC's WPVI-TV 6 reported.The attack occurred around 4:30 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time in Philadelphia during a practice event featuring Roxborough High School,...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:50:24 EDT

US Lawmakers Want Biden Order Boosting Oversight of Outbound Investments in China

A bipartisan group of U.S. lawmakers on Tuesday called on President Joe Biden to issue an executive order to boost oversight of investments by U.S. companies and individuals in China and other countries.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:36:17 EDT

US Fines 16 Wall Street Firms $1.8B for Talking Deals, Trades on Personal Apps

U.S. regulators on Tuesday fined 16 financial firms, including Barclays, Bank of America , Citigroup, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley and UBS, a combined $1.8 billion after staff discussed deals and trades on their personal devices and apps.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 20:33:07 EDT

Warnock, Abrams Dodge Addressing Braves' Name Change

Georgia Democrat Sen. Raphael Warnock and Democrat gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams dodged taking positions regarding an Atlanta Braves name change after the White House on Monday said it supports having a "conversation" about it.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:48:35 EDT

Saudi King Names Crown Prince MbS as Prime Minister

Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz named his son and heir Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman as the kingdom's prime minister and his second son Prince Khalid as defense minister, a royal decree showed on Tuesday.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:38:50 EDT

Trump Endorses Sen. Lankford for Reelection in Oklahoma

Former President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced his support for Republican James Lankford for reelection to the U.S. Senate in Oklahoma.Lankford, who took over for Republican Tom Coburn after his resignation in 2015, faced a primary challenger in 2022. He beat Jackson...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:33:50 EDT

Scientists Alarmed by Antibiotic-Resistant Sexually Transmitted Infection

Bacterial scientists fear a sexually transmitted infection, mycoplasma genitalium, could soon become a "superbug," in terms of causing infertility among women or potentially even leading to death.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:19:55 EDT

DOT Approves Plans for EV Charging Stations in All 50 States

On Tuesday, the U.S. Department of Transportation approved plans to build electric vehicle charging stations in all 50 states as well as Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. CNBC reports that earlier this year, the Biden administration allocated $5 billion to fund the building ...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:15:02 EDT

Capitol Rioter, a 'One-Man Wrecking Ball,' Gets 7-Year Term

A judge sentenced a Capitol rioter to seven years in prison Tuesday, calling the Iowa man a "one-man wrecking ball" who helped in a sustained assault on a police officer.Judge Amy Berman Jackson sentenced Kyle Young in U.S. District Court in Washington to the long term,...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 19:08:19 EDT

Manchin Ends Pipeline Push, Easing Path for Spending Bill

Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin has abandoned, for now, his push to speed up the permitting process for energy projects, easing the Senate's path toward passing a stopgap spending bill that would keep the federal government running when the fiscal year ends at midnight Friday.A...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:39:12 EDT

Ride-Hailing Firm Lyft Slams Brakes on US Hiring as Recession Fears Mount

Lyft Inc. is freezing all hiring in the United States through the end of the year, a company spokesperson said on Tuesday, making the ride-hailing firm the latest to pause recruitment as high inflation forces cost-cutting measures.The company, which in July cut nearly 60...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:24:44 EDT

IRS Mistakenly Sent $1.1B in Child Tax Credits to Wrong Taxpayers

The Internal Revenue Service accidentally sent out $1.1 billion in advanced child tax credits, meant for lower to middle-income families, to 1.5 million taxpayers who should not have received them last year.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 18:12:58 EDT

Kremlin Announces Vote, Paves Way to Annex Part of Ukraine

The Kremlin paved the way Tuesday to annex more of Ukraine and escalate the war by claiming that residents of a large swath overwhelmingly supported joining with Russia in stage-managed referendums the U.S. and its Western allies have dismissed as illegitimate. Pro-Moscow...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:44:48 EDT

GOP Senators Accuse FBI of Whistleblower Retaliation

Republican senators accused FBI leadership of retaliation against a whistleblower who claimed the agency is creating misleading domestic terrorism crime statistics.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:27:25 EDT

McConnell Backs Post-Jan. 6 Revisions to Elections Law

Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell said Tuesday he will "proudly support" legislation to overhaul rules for certifying presidential elections, bolstering a bipartisan effort to revise a 19th century law and avoid another Jan. 6 insurrection.The legislation would...


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 17:09:36 EDT

Manchin Wants His Energy Permitting Legislation Pulled From Funding Bill

Democrat Sen. Joe Manchin on Tuesday said he has asked Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer to remove his energy permitting legislation from a stop-gap government funding bill because it would not have received enough support in the chamber. This is a developing story....


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 16:48:16 EDT

High Interest Rates and Low Housing Pose Problems for Latino Wealth

Hispanic Americans face difficulties when it comes to long-term wealth building due to low housing, rising interest rates, and a lack of retirement accounts, according to a new report.


Tue, 27 Sep 2022 14:42:04 EDT

Iranians Take to Streets for 12th Night of Women-Led Protests

Iranians on Tuesday staged a 12th straight night of protests over the death in custody of Mahsa Amini, in defiance of a crackdown that a rights group says has killed more than 75 people.