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Oceans warmest recorded in 2019

January 14, 2020, 6:44pm Nation & World

BEIJING — The world’s oceans hit their highest temperature on record in 2019, and the rate at which they are warming is speeding up, a new study showed Tuesday. Read story

Student fatally shot at Texas high school; suspect arrested

January 14, 2020, 5:39pm Latest News

BELLAIRE, Texas — A student was shot to death Tuesday at a Texas high school, and a suspect was arrested hours later, officials said. Read story

Philippine volcano spews lava half-mile high

January 14, 2020, 4:38pm Nation & World

TAGAYTAY, Philippines — A volcano near the Philippine capital spewed lava into the sky and trembled constantly Tuesday, possibly portending a bigger and more dangerous eruption, as tens of thousands of people fled villages darkened and blanketed by heavy ash. Read story

Prohibition began 100 years ago, and its legacy remains

January 14, 2020, 4:30pm Nation & World

NEW YORK — In this era of bottomless mimosas, craft beers and ever-present happy hours, it’s striking to recall that 100 years ago the United States imposed a nationwide ban on the production and sale of all types of alcohol. Read story

Ivanka Trump calls human trafficking ‘modern day slavery’

January 14, 2020, 3:51pm Nation & World

ATLANTA — Ivanka Trump says the White House is committed to ending human trafficking, which she called “modern day slavery.” Read story

Officials: Jet fuel lands on playground near Los Angeles

January 14, 2020, 1:26pm Latest News

CUDAHY, Calif. -- Fuel apparently dumped by an aircraft returning to Los Angeles International Airport falling onto an elementary school playground Tuesday, fire officials said. Read story

California housing crisis: Oakland moms evicted by deputies

January 14, 2020, 12:47pm Nation & World

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Homeless women ordered by a California judge last week to leave a vacant house they illegally occupied in Oakland for two months were evicted before dawn Tuesday by sheriff's deputies in a case that highlighted the state's severe housing shortage and growing numbers of homeless people. Read story

Sheriff: 4 dead in Florida home, 1 person in custody

January 14, 2020, 9:07am Nation & World

CELEBRATION, Fla. — Four bodies were found inside a central Florida home and sheriff’s officials said they have one person in custody. Read story

Key moments in the unraveling of Iran’s nuclear deal

January 14, 2020, 9:04am Nation & World

The decision by European nations to trigger a dispute resolution mechanism in the Iran nuclear deal marks the latest step in the unraveling of the accord, which began when President Donald Trump walked away from the agreement and began restoring sanctions on Iran. Read story

Sudan official says armed protest by security forces halted

January 14, 2020, 8:58am Nation & World

CAIRO — A Sudanese official said Tuesday that security forces have contained an armed protest from within the security apparatus, amid reports of unrest. Read story