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Monkeypox? Climate? Russia? What constitutes a national emergency?

August 13, 2022, 8:54pm Nation & World

In November 1979, a little over a week after student militants seized control of the U.S. Embassy in Tehran and took 52 American citizens hostage, President Jimmy Carter issued Executive… Read story

Climate bill: Could coal communities shift to nuclear?

August 13, 2022, 8:51pm Business

A major economic bill headed to the president has “game-changing” incentives for the nuclear energy industry, experts say, and those tax credits are even more substantial if a facility is… Read story

Aslef, Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen members are pictured on a picket line at Willesden Junction station as members of the drivers union at nine train operators walk out for 24 hours over pay, in London, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

Driver walkout halts trains as UK summer strike wave spreads

Aslef, Associated Society of Locomotive Engineers and Firemen members are pictured on a picket line at Willesden Junction station as members of the drivers union at nine train operators walk out for 24 hours over pay, in London, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022.

August 13, 2022, 8:43pm Business

Thousands of U.K. train drivers walked off the job Saturday in a strike over jobs, pay and conditions, hampering services across much of the country. The action was the latest in a spreading series of strikes by British workers seeking substantial raises to offset soaring prices for food and fuel. Read story

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, second from right, joined by other Republicans on the committee, calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, on the FBI serving a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's home in Florida.

GOP backs Trump, escalates rhetoric after FBI search

House Intelligence Committee ranking member Rep. Mike Turner, R-Ohio, second from right, joined by other Republicans on the committee, calls on a reporter during a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Aug. 12, 2022, on the FBI serving a search warrant at former President Donald Trump's home in Florida.

August 13, 2022, 8:41pm Nation & World

Republicans in Congress who are relying on Donald Trump to excite voters in the fall elections are not only defending the former president against the FBI search of his Mar-a-Lago home but also politically capitalizing on it with potentially dangerous rhetoric against the nation’s justice system. Read story

FILE- In this undated photo 14-year-old Emmett L.Till from Chicago, is shown. Till, whose battered body, a bullet in his head, and a weight around his neck was pulled from the Tallahatchie River in 1955. A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly revealed memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.

Questions remain unresolved in 1955 Emmett Till case

FILE- In this undated photo 14-year-old Emmett L.Till from Chicago, is shown. Till, whose battered body, a bullet in his head, and a weight around his neck was pulled from the Tallahatchie River in 1955. A grand jury in Mississippi has declined to indict the white woman whose accusation set off the lynching of Black teenager Emmett Till nearly 70 years ago, despite revelations about an unserved arrest warrant and a newly revealed memoir by the woman, a prosecutor said Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022.

August 13, 2022, 8:01pm Nation & World

By her own telling, Mississippi authorities provided Carolyn Bryant Donham with preferential treatment rather than prosecution after her encounter with Emmett Till led to the lynching of the Black teenager in the summer of 1955. Read story

Nelia Fedorova, left, is embraced by her daughter, Yelyzaveta Gavenko, 11, as they visit a neighbor's home where someone was killed in a Russian rocket attack Friday night which also injured Federova, in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. The strike killed three people and wounded 13 others, according to the mayor.

Russia hits residential areas in Ukraine

Nelia Fedorova, left, is embraced by her daughter, Yelyzaveta Gavenko, 11, as they visit a neighbor's home where someone was killed in a Russian rocket attack Friday night which also injured Federova, in Kramatorsk, Donetsk region, eastern Ukraine, Saturday, Aug. 13, 2022. The strike killed three people and wounded 13 others, according to the mayor.

August 13, 2022, 7:41pm Latest News

Russia’s military pounded residential areas across Ukraine overnight, claiming gains, as Ukrainian forces pressed a counteroffensive to try to take back an occupied southern region, striking the last working bridge over a river in the Russian-occupied Kherson region, Ukrainian authorities said Saturday. Read story

Three newborn lion cubs are displayed Saturday at Nama zoo in Gaza City.

Trio of newborn lions a rare joyous sight in Gaza

Three newborn lion cubs are displayed Saturday at Nama zoo in Gaza City.

August 13, 2022, 6:52pm Nation & World

Three day-old lion cubs were on display Saturday in a cardboard box at a Gaza City zoo, a rare joyous sight for children and adults alike, just days after Israeli aircraft pounded the territory and Gaza militants fired hundreds of rockets at Israel. Read story

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi, center in blue mask, and other lawmakers participate in a protest in New Delhi, India, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. "Democracy is a memory (in India)," Gandhi later tweeted, describing the dramatic photographs that showed him and his party men being briefly detained by police.

Indian democracy under pressure

Congress party leader Rahul Gandhi, center in blue mask, and other lawmakers participate in a protest in New Delhi, India, Friday, Aug. 5, 2022. "Democracy is a memory (in India)," Gandhi later tweeted, describing the dramatic photographs that showed him and his party men being briefly detained by police.

August 13, 2022, 6:51pm Nation & World

The Aug. 5 demonstrations by India’s main opposition Congress party against soaring food prices and unemployment began like any other recent protest — an electorally weak opposition taking to the New Delhi streets against Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s massively popular government. Read story

People gather at an evening vigil pray and observe a moment of silence after an attack on author Salman Rushdie, Friday Aug. 12, 2022, in Chautauqua, N.Y. Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" drew death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was stabbed as he was about to give a lecture in western New York earlier today. (AP Photo/Joshua Goodman) (gene j.

Agent: Rushdie off ventilator, talking one day after stabbing

People gather at an evening vigil pray and observe a moment of silence after an attack on author Salman Rushdie, Friday Aug. 12, 2022, in Chautauqua, N.Y. Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" drew death threats from Iran in the 1980s, was stabbed as he was about to give a lecture in western New York earlier today. (AP Photo/Joshua Goodman) (gene j.

August 13, 2022, 6:16pm Latest News

“The Satanic Verses” author Salman Rushdie was taken off a ventilator and able to talk Saturday, a day after he was stabbed as he prepared to give a lecture in upstate New York. Read story

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2020, still image taken from officer video provided by the Albuquerque Police Department shows the arrest of Muhammad Syed. Syed, the main suspect in the slaying of four Muslim men in Albuquerque has committed regular acts of violence in the six years since he fled war-ravaged Afghanistan and resettled in the United States, according to police documents and court records.

Afghan suspect in New Mexico killings left six-year trail of violence

FILE - This Aug. 9, 2020, still image taken from officer video provided by the Albuquerque Police Department shows the arrest of Muhammad Syed. Syed, the main suspect in the slaying of four Muslim men in Albuquerque has committed regular acts of violence in the six years since he fled war-ravaged Afghanistan and resettled in the United States, according to police documents and court records.

August 13, 2022, 3:11pm Nation & World

In the six years since he resettled in the United States from Afghanistan, the primary suspect in the slayings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque has been arrested several times for domestic violence and captured on camera slashing the tires of a woman's car, according to police and court records. Read story