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This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Ian over the central Caribbean on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

DeSantis declares emergency as storm expected to hit Florida

This satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Tropical Storm Ian over the central Caribbean on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

September 24, 2022, 1:29pm Latest News

Gov. Ron DeSantis on Saturday declared a state of emergency for Florida as Tropical Storm Ian gathers strength over the Caribbean and is expected to bring heavy rains and intense hurricane winds to the state next week. Read story

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan announces a new federal office of environmental justice at a ceremony in Warrenton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

Biden administration launches environmental justice office

Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Michael Regan announces a new federal office of environmental justice at a ceremony in Warrenton, N.C., on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

September 24, 2022, 1:28pm Nation & World

Forty years after a predominantly Black community in Warren County, North Carolina, rallied against hosting a hazardous waste landfill, President Joe Biden’s top environment official visited what is widely considered the birthplace of the environmental justice movement Saturday to unveil a national office that will distribute $3 billion in block… Read story

FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. On Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, a storm in the Caribbean is threatening to delay NASA's third attempt to launch the rocket.

NASA delays moon rocket launch due to potential hurricane

FILE - The NASA moon rocket stands on Pad 39B before a launch attempt for the Artemis 1 mission to orbit the moon at the Kennedy Space Center, Friday, Sept. 2, 2022, in Cape Canaveral, Fla. On Friday, Sept. 23, 2022, a storm in the Caribbean is threatening to delay NASA's third attempt to launch the rocket.

September 24, 2022, 1:27pm Latest News

NASA is skipping next week’s launch attempt of its new moon rocket because of a tropical storm that’s expected to become a major hurricane. Read story

Elton John performs on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. John is calling the show "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," a reference to a poem by Irishman Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.

‘Let’s have some music’: Elton John plays White House

Elton John performs on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. John is calling the show "A Night When Hope and History Rhyme," a reference to a poem by Irishman Seamus Heaney that President Joe Biden often quotes.

September 24, 2022, 1:15pm Latest News

“God bless you, let’s have some music,” said Elton John. Read story

Two men pose for a photo in front of motorcade organized to support voting in a referendum in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Voting began Friday in four Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia.

Kremlin stages votes in Ukraine, sees protests in Russia

Two men pose for a photo in front of motorcade organized to support voting in a referendum in Luhansk, eastern Ukraine, Friday, Sept. 23, 2022. Voting began Friday in four Moscow-held regions of Ukraine on referendums to become part of Russia.

September 24, 2022, 12:43pm Latest News

Russian forces launched new strikes on Ukrainian cities Saturday as Kremlin-orchestrated votes took place in occupied regions to create a pretext for their annexation by Moscow, while hundreds of people were arrested in Russia for protesting a military mobilization order aimed at beefing up the country's troops in Ukraine. Read story

Russian policemen detain a demonstrator protesting against mobilization in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

Russian police block mobilization protests, arrest hundreds

Russian policemen detain a demonstrator protesting against mobilization in St. Petersburg, Russia, Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.

September 24, 2022, 12:43pm Latest News

Russian police moved quickly Saturday to disperse peaceful protests against President Vladimir Putin's military mobilization order, arresting hundreds, including some children, in scores of cities across the vast country. Read story

Georgina Scott surveys the damage on her street in Halifax as post tropical storm Fiona continues to batter the area on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.  Strong rains and winds lashed the Atlantic Canada region as Fiona closed in early Saturday as a big, powerful post-tropical cyclone, and Canadian forecasters warned it could be one of the most severe storms in the country's history.

Fiona washes houses away, knocks out power in Canada

Georgina Scott surveys the damage on her street in Halifax as post tropical storm Fiona continues to batter the area on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2022.  Strong rains and winds lashed the Atlantic Canada region as Fiona closed in early Saturday as a big, powerful post-tropical cyclone, and Canadian forecasters warned it could be one of the most severe storms in the country's history.

September 24, 2022, 12:41pm Latest News

Fiona washed houses into the sea, tore the roofs off others and knocked out power to the vast majority of two Canadian provinces Saturday as it made landfall as a big, powerful post-tropical cyclone. Read story

Nancy Galarza looks at the damage that Hurricane Fiona inflicted on her community, which remained cut off four days after the Category 1 storm slammed the rural community of San Salvador in the town of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

Puerto Ricans seething over lack of power days after Fiona

Nancy Galarza looks at the damage that Hurricane Fiona inflicted on her community, which remained cut off four days after the Category 1 storm slammed the rural community of San Salvador in the town of Caguas, Puerto Rico, Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022.

September 24, 2022, 12:40pm Latest News

Half of Puerto Rico is without power more than five days after Hurricane Fiona struck — including an entire town where not a single work crew has arrived. Read story

Red Tail Cadets, from left in red shirts, Jalen Reynolds, Tyrese Walker, Anyah Brown and Micah Riggs, watch aircraft fly overhead on Sunday, June 12, at June's Spirit of St. Louis Air Show in Chesterfield, Missouri. The cadets were presented to air show goers.

How a St. Louis church is teaching teens to fly. ‘It really changed everything for me’

Red Tail Cadets, from left in red shirts, Jalen Reynolds, Tyrese Walker, Anyah Brown and Micah Riggs, watch aircraft fly overhead on Sunday, June 12, at June's Spirit of St. Louis Air Show in Chesterfield, Missouri. The cadets were presented to air show goers.

September 24, 2022, 9:53am Churches & Religion

Derreck Beal Jr. sat in the front seat of his mom’s Nissan on a recent Friday morning traveling down Highway 40 when he got the news. Read story

Elementary school principal Bertine Bahige of Gillette, Wyoming, arrived in the U.S. in 2004 as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He says he is concerned about how integrating into U.S. culture will affect the mental health of refugees, particularly children.

Many refugees dealing with trauma face obstacles to mental health care

Elementary school principal Bertine Bahige of Gillette, Wyoming, arrived in the U.S. in 2004 as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo. He says he is concerned about how integrating into U.S. culture will affect the mental health of refugees, particularly children.

September 24, 2022, 9:46am Nation & World

As a young boy living in what was then Zaire, Bertine Bahige remembers watching refugees flee from the Rwandan genocide in 1994 by crossing a river that forms the two Central African nations’ border. Read story