How climate change is causing worse storms
How climate change is causing worse storms
U.S. Rep. John Curtis won't run to succeed Mitt Romney, leaving the race to replace the nationally known Utah senator clear of one of the state's best known Republicans. “We’ve accomplished a lot but my work for them is not done," Rep. John Curtis wrote in a Monday op-ed in the Deseret News. A former mayor of the city of Provo, Curtis, 63, has served in Congress since 2017, winning a special election that year and reelection by wide margins ever since.
Approval of Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva's government has slipped slightly after nine months in office, but almost half of Brazilians say it is doing a better job than that of his right-wing predecessor Jair Bolsonaro, a poll said on Tuesday. The CNT/MDA poll said 40.6% of the people surveyed said the performance of the Lula government was "great" or "good" compared with 43% in the previous poll in May. The number of those who say it is "bad" or "terrible" has increased to 27.2% from 25% earlier. "The general assessment of the government remains positive, though the expectations for lower unemployment and improvements in income, health and education have fallen," said Marcelo Souza, director of the polling firm MDA.
Hunter Biden is expected to plead not guilty to three firearms charges during his arraignment in a federal court in Delaware on Tuesday/
General Motors reported higher third-quarter US auto sales Tuesday behind robust consumer demand, notching a strong performance that will be tested by an ongoing labor strike."Customer demand for our vehicles continues to be strong, and that's the biggest aspect you see in our results and will drive us going forward," said a GM spokesman, who pointed out that GM's quarter-ending inventories of 442,586 autos represents the highest level since late 2020.
On Wednesday at 2:20 p.m. ET, every TV, radio and cellphone in the U.S. should blare out the electronic warning tone of an emergency alert.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker fired off a letter to President Joe Biden about an “untenable” migrant crisis in the state.
The Supreme Court on Tuesday seemed likely to preserve the work of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau against a conservative-led challenge. The CFPB case is one of several major challenges to federal regulatory agencies on the docket this term for a court that has for more than a decade been open to limits on their operations. The CFPB, the brainchild of Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts, has long been opposed by Republicans and their financial backers.
Serbia arrested on Tuesday the suspected leader of a group of gunmen who killed a Kosovo police officer on September 24, the interior ministry said.- Years of distrust - Around 30 gunmen were involved in the hours-long shootout in the village of Banjska on September 24, after they ambushed a police patrol and later barricaded themselves in an Orthodox monastery near the northern border with Serbia.
Hundreds of small tremors have shaken a densely populated volcanic area west of the Italian city of Naples in recent weeks, pushing the government to quickly redraft mass evacuation plans, even though experts don’t see an imminent risk of eruption. In the latest of a long string of tremors, a 4.0-magnitude earthquake hit the region of Campi Flegrei (Phlegraean Fields) Monday. Monday’s tremor followed a 4.2-magnitude quake recorded last week, the strongest in the area for 40 years, according to the National Institute of Geophysics and Volcanology (INGV).
Plans to open a second Sphere music venue in east London have been met with staunch opposition by local residents.
A digital composite of a meteor shower speeding towards Earth. AdastraMeteorites – fragments of rock that have fallen to Earth from space in spectacularly fiery meteors – have been the subject of public fascination, awe, myths and even religious worship for thousands of years. In recent decades they’ve become a cosmic Rosetta Stone for scientists investigating the birth throes of our solar system and the organic life it hosts. Meteorites are therefore rightly classified by many countries as an i
Even some of the Supreme Court's conservatives balked at the idea that the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau's funding is unconstitutional.
On the heels of a U.S. Supreme Court victory this summer for a graphic artist who didn’t want to design wedding websites for same-sex couples, Colorado’s highest court said Tuesday it will now hear the case of a Christian baker who refused to make a cake celebrating a gender transition. The announcement by the Colorado Supreme Court is the latest development in the yearslong legal saga involving Jack Phillips and LGBTQ+ rights. Phillips won a partial victory before the U.S. Supreme Court in 2018 after refusing to make a gay couple’s wedding cake but was later sued by Autumn Scardina, a transgender woman, who asked his suburban Denver bakery to make a pink cake with blue frosting for her birthday.
The Federal Reserve joined Instagram and Threads on Monday in an effort to make itself more accessible.
President Joe Biden held a call with leaders of U.S. allies, the European Union and NATO on Tuesday, the White House said, amid efforts to reassure them about American support for Ukraine.
The U.S. Census Bureau's career staffers valiantly conducted the 2020 census under unprecedented challenges from the COVID-19 pandemic, but new privacy protocols meant to protect the confidentiality of participants degraded the resulting data, according to a report released Tuesday. At the same time, the introduction of the new privacy method, which added intentional errors, or “noise,” to the data to protect participants' confidentiality, was introduced late in the 2020 census planning process and wasn't properly tested and deployed in the context of a census, according to the report.
Former Vice President and GOP candidate Mike Pence will take questions on national security and foreign policy Tuesday afternoon at Washington's Georgetown University. The appearance will be the first in a series of conversations with 2024 Republican presidential candidates on the topic co-hosted by The Associated Press and Georgetown's Institute of Politics and Public Service. Pence has positioned himself as a foreign policy hawk in his party's crowded primary, advocating for “peace through American leadership” on the world stage.
President Joe Biden called Western allies Tuesday to reassure them US aid for Ukraine will continue, but the White House warned it could run out in months if Republicans in Congress fail to pass new funds for Kyiv's fight against the Russian invasion.But Kirby warned that US aid will only last "perhaps a couple of months or so" if not, adding that it was vital to help Kyiv's slow-moving counteroffensive before winter sets in.
People sick of forest fires, floods, and extreme heat are fleeing the Sun Belt and heading to cities like Milwaukee, Minneapolis and Detroit.
For women, being more disappointing could be a lifesaver, writes Maytal Eyal.