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Tyler Wright teaches 4th grade math at Stono Park Elementary School in Charleston, S.C., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. America's teacher workforce has long been whiter than its student body. In South Carolina, Charleston County aims to increase the number of Black male teachers in the classroom -- 60 more in the next three years. While teacher vacancies are affecting all educators, experts say if South Carolina wants its Black students to succeed, it can't afford to lose any more Black men in the classroom.

South Carolina program aims to boost ranks of Black teachers

Tyler Wright teaches 4th grade math at Stono Park Elementary School in Charleston, S.C., Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. America's teacher workforce has long been whiter than its student body. In South Carolina, Charleston County aims to increase the number of Black male teachers in the classroom -- 60 more in the next three years. While teacher vacancies are affecting all educators, experts say if South Carolina wants its Black students to succeed, it can't afford to lose any more Black men in the classroom.

November 23, 2022, 5:30pm Nation & World

After a student in his classroom had yet another outburst, Tyler Wright couldn’t bear to see him get written up again. Wright, then a student teacher at a Charleston elementary school, led the child out to the hallway for a chat. Read story

Shyleana Sausedo-Day, from Portsmouth, Va., places flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Chesapeake, Va. A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees in the break room of the Virginia store, killing several people in the country’s second high-profile mass shooting in four days, police and witnesses said Wednesday.

‘Bodies drop’ as Walmart manager kills 6 in Virginia attack

Shyleana Sausedo-Day, from Portsmouth, Va., places flowers near the scene of a mass shooting at a Walmart, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022, in Chesapeake, Va. A Walmart manager opened fire on fellow employees in the break room of the Virginia store, killing several people in the country’s second high-profile mass shooting in four days, police and witnesses said Wednesday.

November 23, 2022, 2:15pm Latest News

A Walmart manager pulled out a handgun before a routine employee meeting and began firing wildly around the break room of a Virginia store, killing six people in the nation’s second high-profile mass shooting in four days, police and witnesses said Wednesday. Read story

A baby stricken with cholera receives treatment at a clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

UN: Children in Haiti hit by cholera as malnutrition rises

A baby stricken with cholera receives treatment at a clinic run by Doctors Without Borders in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.

November 23, 2022, 2:14pm Nation & World

A cholera outbreak sweeping through Haiti is claiming a growing number of children amid a surge in malnutrition, UNICEF announced Wednesday. Read story

Dallas Dutka of Broomfield, Colo., prays by a makeshift memorial, Tuesday Nov. 22, 2022, for the victims of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dutka's cousin, Daniel Aston, was killed in the shooting.

Colorado gay club shooting suspect held without bail

Dallas Dutka of Broomfield, Colo., prays by a makeshift memorial, Tuesday Nov. 22, 2022, for the victims of a mass shooting at a gay nightclub in Colorado Springs, Colo. Dutka's cousin, Daniel Aston, was killed in the shooting.

November 23, 2022, 12:45pm Latest News

The alleged shooter facing possible hate crime charges in the fatal shooting of five people at a Colorado Springs gay nightclub is scheduled to make their first court appearance Wednesday from jail after being released from the hospital a day earlier. Read story

A law enforcement officer enters a residence near Lacey, Okla., in Kingfisher County, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, the was the scene of a quadruple homicide. State police in Oklahoma say that four people killed at a marijuana farm were "executed," and that they were Chinese citizens.

Miami police arrest man in 4 killings on Oklahoma pot farm

A law enforcement officer enters a residence near Lacey, Okla., in Kingfisher County, Monday, Nov. 21, 2022, the was the scene of a quadruple homicide. State police in Oklahoma say that four people killed at a marijuana farm were "executed," and that they were Chinese citizens.

November 23, 2022, 12:39pm Nation & World

Authorities want a man brought to back to Oklahoma to face charges in the execution-style killings of four people at a marijuana farm after he was arrested in South Florida. Read story

Israeli police inspect the scene of an explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. Two blasts went off near bus stops in Jerusalem on Wednesday, injuring several people in what police said were suspected attacks by Palestinians.

Twin blasts shake Jerusalem, killing teen and wounding 18

Israeli police inspect the scene of an explosion at a bus stop in Jerusalem, Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. Two blasts went off near bus stops in Jerusalem on Wednesday, injuring several people in what police said were suspected attacks by Palestinians.

November 23, 2022, 12:22pm Nation & World

Two blasts went off near bus stops in Jerusalem at the height of morning rush hour on Wednesday, killing a Canadian-Israeli teenager and injuring at least 18, in what police said were attacks by Palestinians. Read story

Staff move 13-year-old Arthur Voblikova to the operating room inside a hospital in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Artur Voblikov was injured after a Russian strike, and doctors had to amputate his left arm. As attacks increase in the recently liberated city of Kherson, doctors are struggling to cope amid little water, electricity and a lack of equipment.

Most Ukrainians left without power after new Russian strikes

Staff move 13-year-old Arthur Voblikova to the operating room inside a hospital in Kherson, southern Ukraine, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Artur Voblikov was injured after a Russian strike, and doctors had to amputate his left arm. As attacks increase in the recently liberated city of Kherson, doctors are struggling to cope amid little water, electricity and a lack of equipment.

November 23, 2022, 12:15pm Latest News

A punishing new barrage of Russian strikes on Ukrainian infrastructure on Wednesday caused power outages across large parts of the country as well as neighboring Moldova, adding to damage to Ukraine’s power network and misery for civilians as winter begins. Read story

This photo provided by Transportation Security Administration shows a cat stuck in a checked bag going through security at John F. Kennedy airport on Nov. 16, 2022 in New York.  The stowaway cat, identified as "Smells," was returned to its owner. The cat's owner said that Smells must have crawled into the suitcase of a visiting friend. She didn't know her tabby was missing until airport officials reached her.

Cat’s out of the bag when TSA finds stowaway feline at JFK

This photo provided by Transportation Security Administration shows a cat stuck in a checked bag going through security at John F. Kennedy airport on Nov. 16, 2022 in New York.  The stowaway cat, identified as "Smells," was returned to its owner. The cat's owner said that Smells must have crawled into the suitcase of a visiting friend. She didn't know her tabby was missing until airport officials reached her.

November 23, 2022, 10:25am Life

Don’t accuse the TSA of catnapping on the job. When an alert agent at New York’s John F. Kennedy airport noticed tufts of orange fur poking out of a slightly unzipped suitcase, it gave him pause. Read story

Georgia high court reinstates ban on abortions after 6 weeks

November 23, 2022, 10:24am Nation & World

The Georgia Supreme Court Wednesday reinstated the state’s ban on abortions after roughly six weeks of pregnancy, abruptly ending access to later abortions that had resumed days earlier. Read story

FILE - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Brown, right, with the 436th Aerial Port Squadron, checks pallets of 155 mm shells ultimately bound for Ukraine, April 29, 2022, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The U.S. is sending another $400 million to Ukraine, pushing needed ammunition and generators to Ukraine from its own stockpiles, which will allow the aid to get to Ukraine faster than if the Pentagon procured the weapons from industry., getting needed heat and additional air defenses to Kyiv as winter sets in.

U.S. sending Ukraine $400M in weapons, ammunition, generators

FILE - U.S. Air Force Staff Sgt. Cody Brown, right, with the 436th Aerial Port Squadron, checks pallets of 155 mm shells ultimately bound for Ukraine, April 29, 2022, at Dover Air Force Base, Del. The U.S. is sending another $400 million to Ukraine, pushing needed ammunition and generators to Ukraine from its own stockpiles, which will allow the aid to get to Ukraine faster than if the Pentagon procured the weapons from industry., getting needed heat and additional air defenses to Kyiv as winter sets in.

November 23, 2022, 8:25am Nation & World

The U.S. is sending another $400 million in weapons, ammunition and generators to Ukraine, the White House announced Wednesday, and is pulling the gear from its own stockpiles to get the support to Kyiv as fast as possible as Russia continues to target Ukraine’s energy sources and winter sets in. Read story