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Police officers run in formation as the Chicago Police Department offers a first look at officer training at McCormick Place on June 6, 2024, in preparation for the Democratic National Convention in August. The officers at the training session are among the 2,500 officers who will be on the front lines during the DNC.
Jessica Juma, from Ecuador, cries while sitting on the street where her husband, Angel Mashiant, went missing on May 25 near a Mariano&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s in Chicago&rsquo;s Lakeview neighborhood, on June 3, 2024. (Armando L.

Migrant woman searches for husband who has vanished, a common occurrence as men struggle to find jobs

Jessica Juma, from Ecuador, cries while sitting on the street where her husband, Angel Mashiant, went missing on May 25 near a Mariano&Ccedil;&fnof;&Ugrave;s in Chicago&rsquo;s Lakeview neighborhood, on June 3, 2024. (Armando L.

June 15, 2024, 11:56am Nation & World

During Jessica Juma’s first week of work, her husband disappeared. Read story

The Colorado River flows along the California-Arizona state line on April 3, 2023.

Drought tool feeling heat: Climate change challenges data used by scientists to assess arid states of U.S. West

The Colorado River flows along the California-Arizona state line on April 3, 2023.

June 15, 2024, 6:05am Nation & World

Known for its glowing swaths of yellow, orange and red, the U.S. Drought Monitor has warned farmers, residents and officials throughout the nation of impending water scarcity every week since 1999. Read story

Myrna Broncho lives on the Fort Hall Reservation in rural southeast Idaho on Broncho Road, which is named after her family. Broncho enrolled in the federal Affordable Connectivity Program, which provided discounts on internet service. &Ccedil;&fnof;&uacute;I love it,&Ccedil;&fnof;&ugrave; she says, but the program is ending.

Internet program missed by millions; Congress called upon to keep rural people connected

Myrna Broncho lives on the Fort Hall Reservation in rural southeast Idaho on Broncho Road, which is named after her family. Broncho enrolled in the federal Affordable Connectivity Program, which provided discounts on internet service. &Ccedil;&fnof;&uacute;I love it,&Ccedil;&fnof;&ugrave; she says, but the program is ending.

June 15, 2024, 6:01am Nation & World

Myrna Broncho realized just how necessary an internet connection can be after she broke her leg. Read story

In an aerial view, freight rail cars sit in a rail yard near shipping containers on Nov. 22, 2022, in Wilmington, California.

Railroad industry is running late on Biden’s climate track

In an aerial view, freight rail cars sit in a rail yard near shipping containers on Nov. 22, 2022, in Wilmington, California.

June 15, 2024, 6:00am Nation & World

Decarbonizing diesel-powered locomotives, one of the Biden administration’s climate policy goals, will require major investments in a fleet of engines using an as-yet undetermined alternative power source. Read story

FILE - Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women&#039;s Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16, 2022. Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry has signed a first-of-its-kind bill Friday, May 24, classifying two abortion-inducing drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol, as controlled and dangerous substances. (AP Photo/Allen G.

The Supreme Court’s ruling on mifepristone isn’t the last word on the abortion pill

FILE - Boxes of the drug mifepristone sit on a shelf at the West Alabama Women&#039;s Center in Tuscaloosa, Ala., on March 16, 2022. Louisiana Gov. Jeff Landry has signed a first-of-its-kind bill Friday, May 24, classifying two abortion-inducing drugs, mifepristone and misoprostol, as controlled and dangerous substances. (AP Photo/Allen G.

June 15, 2024, 6:00am Health

The Supreme Court 's ruling on technical grounds Thursday keeps the abortion pill mifepristone available in the U.S. for now, but it won't be the last word on the issue, and the unanimous opinion offers some clues for how abortion opponents can keep trying to deny it to women nationwide. Read story

This undated handout photo provided by Kensington Palace shows Kate, Princess of Wales, earlier this week in Windsor, England. The Princess of Wales says she is &ldquo;making good progress&rdquo; in her cancer treatment and will attend the royal Trooping the Color ceremony on Saturday June 15, 2024, Kate&rsquo;s first public appearance since her diagnosis.

Princess of Wales says she’s making ‘good progress’ in cancer treatment, will attend a public event

This undated handout photo provided by Kensington Palace shows Kate, Princess of Wales, earlier this week in Windsor, England. The Princess of Wales says she is &ldquo;making good progress&rdquo; in her cancer treatment and will attend the royal Trooping the Color ceremony on Saturday June 15, 2024, Kate&rsquo;s first public appearance since her diagnosis.

June 15, 2024, 5:31am Nation & World

The Princess of Wales said Friday she is “making good progress” in her cancer treatment and will attend King Charles III ‘s ceremonial birthday parade on Saturday, Kate’s first public appearance since her diagnosis. Read story

Cindi Enamorado stands beside a memorial for her brother, Raymond Olivares, outside his Los Angeles home. Olivares died after being hit by a speeding car while crossing the street to the home he had just bought.

Lawmakers weigh stricter speed limits

Cindi Enamorado stands beside a memorial for her brother, Raymond Olivares, outside his Los Angeles home. Olivares died after being hit by a speeding car while crossing the street to the home he had just bought.

June 15, 2024, 5:29am Nation & World

The party was winding down. Its young hosts, María Rivas Cruz and her fiancé, Raymond Olivares, had accompanied friends to their car to bid them farewell. As the couple crossed a four-lane main road back to the home they had just bought, Rivas Cruz and Olivares were struck by a… Read story

A bingo card at the campaign event for seniors in support of President Joe Biden&rsquo;s reelection campaign, Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Phoenix.

‘Biden Bingo’: The president’s campaign adapts a classic game to include malarkey and aviators

A bingo card at the campaign event for seniors in support of President Joe Biden&rsquo;s reelection campaign, Thursday, June 13, 2024, in Phoenix.

June 14, 2024, 5:31pm Nation & World

DeAnna Mireau reached into a container and fished out a scrap of paper. Read story

Lawmakers and guests break during the first sitting of the National Assembly following the swearing in of lawmakers as members of parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, June 14, 2024, ahead of a vote to decide if South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is reelected as leader of the country.

South Africa’s President Ramaphosa is reelected for second term after a dramatic late coalition deal

Lawmakers and guests break during the first sitting of the National Assembly following the swearing in of lawmakers as members of parliament in Cape Town, South Africa, Friday, June 14, 2024, ahead of a vote to decide if South African President Cyril Ramaphosa is reelected as leader of the country.

June 14, 2024, 4:55pm Nation & World

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa was reelected by lawmakers for a second term on Friday, after his party struck a dramatic late coalition deal with a former political foe just hours before the vote. Read story