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This photo released Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, by the Albuquerque Police Department shows Muhammad Syed. Syed, 51, was taken into custody Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in connection with the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, over the last nine months. He faces charges in two of the deaths and may be charged in the others.

Suspect in Albuquerque Muslim killings denies involvement

This photo released Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, by the Albuquerque Police Department shows Muhammad Syed. Syed, 51, was taken into custody Monday, Aug. 8, 2022, in connection with the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque, New Mexico, over the last nine months. He faces charges in two of the deaths and may be charged in the others.

August 10, 2022, 10:47am Nation & World

When pulled over by New Mexico police, the suspect in the killings of four Muslim men in Albuquerque denied any connection to the crimes that shook the city and its small Muslim community — and told authorities he was so unnerved by the violence that he was driving to Houston… Read story

Alex Jones takes a seat to testify in court at t the Travis County Courthouse, Wednesday Aug. 3, 2022, in Austin, Texas.

What’s next for Alex Jones after $49M Sandy Hook verdict?

Alex Jones takes a seat to testify in court at t the Travis County Courthouse, Wednesday Aug. 3, 2022, in Austin, Texas.

August 10, 2022, 10:47am Latest News

The nearly $50 million defamation verdict against Alex Jones for his years of lies about the Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre is far from a final reckoning. Read story

Georgia Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams speaks on Thursday, July 28, 2022, during a rally in Clayton, Ga.

Abrams tests positive for COVID-19, has mild symptoms

Georgia Democratic candidate for governor Stacey Abrams speaks on Thursday, July 28, 2022, during a rally in Clayton, Ga.

August 10, 2022, 8:54am Nation & World

Democratic Georgia gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams has COVID-19, her campaign said Wednesday. Read story

FILE - Marina Ovsyannikova, a former Russian state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, speaks to journalists as she arrives for a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 28, 2022. Russian authorities on Wednesday raided the home of a former state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest against Moscow's special military operation in Ukraine. The case against Marina Ovsyannikova was launched under a law that penalizes statements against the military.

Russian journalist detained, charged over war criticism

FILE - Marina Ovsyannikova, a former Russian state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest of Russia's military operation in Ukraine, speaks to journalists as she arrives for a hearing in a court in Moscow, Russia, Thursday, July 28, 2022. Russian authorities on Wednesday raided the home of a former state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest against Moscow's special military operation in Ukraine. The case against Marina Ovsyannikova was launched under a law that penalizes statements against the military.

August 10, 2022, 8:54am Nation & World

Russian authorities on Wednesday detained a former state TV journalist who quit after making an on-air protest against Moscow’s war in Ukraine, and charged her with spreading false information about Russia’s armed forces, her lawyer said on social media. Read story

This combo of images provided by the Kent County, Mich., Jail. shows Barry Croft Jr., left, and Adam Fox. Jury selection started Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in the second trial of the two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 over their disgust with restrictions early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

Jury is told 2 men wanted to kidnap Whitmer, start revolt

This combo of images provided by the Kent County, Mich., Jail. shows Barry Croft Jr., left, and Adam Fox. Jury selection started Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022, in the second trial of the two men charged with conspiring to kidnap Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer in 2020 over their disgust with restrictions early in the COVID-19 pandemic.

August 10, 2022, 8:03am Nation & World

Two anti-government extremists sought to spark a “second American revolution” by kidnapping Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer, a prosecutor told jurors Wednesday, as the government gets a second opportunity for convictions in an alleged plot to shock the country into chaos before the 2020 election. Read story

FILE - Protesters line the street around the front of the Nebraska State Capitol during an Abortion Rights Rally held on July 4, 2022, in Lincoln, Neb. A Nebraska woman has been charged in early June with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward.

Nebraska woman charged with helping daughter have abortion

FILE - Protesters line the street around the front of the Nebraska State Capitol during an Abortion Rights Rally held on July 4, 2022, in Lincoln, Neb. A Nebraska woman has been charged in early June with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward.

August 10, 2022, 7:59am Nation & World

A Nebraska woman has been charged with helping her teenage daughter end her pregnancy at about 24 weeks after investigators uncovered Facebook messages in which the two discussed using medication to induce an abortion and plans to burn the fetus afterward. Read story

A woman cleans up debris after the water drained from a submerged traditional market following heavy rainfall in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Heavy rains drenched South Korea's capital region, turning the streets of Seoul's affluent Gangnam district into a river, leaving submerged vehicles and overwhelming public transport systems.

Recovery underway in South Korea’s rain-hit capital area

A woman cleans up debris after the water drained from a submerged traditional market following heavy rainfall in Seoul, South Korea, Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. Heavy rains drenched South Korea's capital region, turning the streets of Seoul's affluent Gangnam district into a river, leaving submerged vehicles and overwhelming public transport systems.

August 10, 2022, 7:59am Nation & World

Cleanup and recovery efforts gained pace in South Korea’s greater capital region Wednesday as skies cleared after two days of record-breaking rainfall that unleashed flash floods, damaged thousands of buildings and roads and killed at least nine people. Read story

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy of West Springfield, Mass., gestures as the not guilty verdict is read while standing with his attorney, Steve Mirkin, at Coos County Superior Court in Lancaster, N.H., Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. The commercial truck driver was charged with negligent homicide in the deaths of seven motorcycle club members in a 2019 crash in Randolph, N.H.

Governor, AG stand by reactions to motorcycle crash verdict

Volodymyr Zhukovskyy of West Springfield, Mass., gestures as the not guilty verdict is read while standing with his attorney, Steve Mirkin, at Coos County Superior Court in Lancaster, N.H., Tuesday, Aug. 9, 2022. The commercial truck driver was charged with negligent homicide in the deaths of seven motorcycle club members in a 2019 crash in Randolph, N.H.

August 10, 2022, 7:59am Nation & World

Defense lawyers are denouncing comments made by New Hampshire Gov. Chris Sununu and his attorney general after a jury acquitted a truck driver in the deaths of seven motorcyclists, but both men said Wednesday they stand by their statements. Read story

Conservative Party leadership candidate Liz Truss smiles during a visit to the Onside Future Youth Zone in London, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. As Britain swelters through a roasting summer, and braces for a cold financial reckoning in the fall, calls for the Conservative government to act are getting louder.But the Conservatives are busy choosing a new leader, through a prolonged party election whose priorities often seem remote from the country's growing turmoil.

In race to win, UK Conservatives accused of ignoring crises

Conservative Party leadership candidate Liz Truss smiles during a visit to the Onside Future Youth Zone in London, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. As Britain swelters through a roasting summer, and braces for a cold financial reckoning in the fall, calls for the Conservative government to act are getting louder.But the Conservatives are busy choosing a new leader, through a prolonged party election whose priorities often seem remote from the country's growing turmoil.

August 10, 2022, 7:58am Nation & World

As Britain swelters through a roasting summer, and braces for a cold financial reckoning in the fall, calls for the Conservative government to act are getting louder. Read story

Rising smoke can be seen from the beach at Saky after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea, Tuesday Aug. 9, 2022. The explosion of munitions caused a fire at a military air base in Russian-annexed Crimea Tuesday but no casualties or damage to stationed warplanes, Russia's Defense Ministry said.

Ukraine says 9 Russian warplanes destroyed in Crimea blasts

Rising smoke can be seen from the beach at Saky after explosions were heard from the direction of a Russian military airbase near Novofedorivka, Crimea, Tuesday Aug. 9, 2022. The explosion of munitions caused a fire at a military air base in Russian-annexed Crimea Tuesday but no casualties or damage to stationed warplanes, Russia's Defense Ministry said.

August 10, 2022, 7:57am Latest News

Ukraine’s air force said Wednesday that nine Russian warplanes were destroyed in a deadly string of explosions at an air base in Crimea, amid speculation the blasts were the result of a Ukrainian attack that would represent a significant escalation in the war. Read story