Largest fire burning in Alaska started from lightning as the state braces for excessive lightning today and tomorrow

A serious warning has been posted by the National Weather Service office in Fairbanks, Alaska, this weekend, stating that "significant lightning" is expected both Sunday and Monday across portions of the state already dealing with large, active fires. ... Continue Reading

The California governor is going on the air against his Florida rival with an ad on Fox News

• Trump weighs early 2024 launch as January 6 committee looms over his future
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Firefighters came to the rescue of a kitten trapped in a Walmart Pepsi machine

Firefighters in Morristown, Tennessee staged an adorable rescue mission after a kitten was found trapped in a Pepsi vending machine inside a Walmart store. ... Continue Reading

Russian forces claim to have taken key city that could shift control of region

• Belarus claims to have shot down Ukrainian missiles
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The Catholic Church once allowed for abortions. Everything changed in 1873

Until the 1880s, abortions were morally acceptable and legal, with even the Catholic Church approving of the procedure before 'quickening.' Historians say the desire to ban the procedure had more to do with business than women's health. ... Continue Reading

Cheney says January 6 committee could make multiple criminal referrals, including of Trump

• Accounts of Trump angrily demanding to go to Capitol on Jan. 6 circulated in Secret Service over past year ... Continue Reading

Stunt truck with jet engines crashes at Michigan air show, killing driver

A jet-powered stunt truck spun out of control and crashed at an air show in Battle Creek, Michigan, killing the driver, according to police and footage of the incident. ... Continue Reading

Killing of NYC mother pushing a baby stroller was 'premeditated execution,' prosecutors say

The man accused of killing a young mother Wednesday as she pushed her 3-month-old baby in a stroller on New York's Upper East Side was remanded without bail Saturday in what prosecutors called a "premeditated execution," according to the Manhattan District Attorney's Office.
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Many well-known 'facts' about abortion are myths, experts say

• Abortion laws impact people trying to become pregnant, too
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Kinzinger fires back after GOP governor attacks Cassidy Hutchinson's credibility

Rep. Adam Kinzinger (R-IL) responds to South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem's interview with CNN's Dana Bash, where she tried to discredit Cassidy Hutchinson's testimony to the January 6 select committee. ... Continue Reading

Watch Newsom's ad targeting DeSantis and GOP

CNN was given an exclusive first look at a political ad from Gov. Gavin Newsom (D-CA) set to air in Florida, targeting Gov. Ron DeSantis (R-FL) and other members of the state's Republican party. ... Continue Reading

Bash asks GOP Gov. Kristi Noem if South Dakota would force a 10-year-old to have a baby

Governor Kristi Noem (R-SD), discusses a report in the Indianapolis Star where an OBGYN said a 10-year-old girl was forced to leave Ohio to obtain an abortion. South Dakota has banned all abortions except when the mother's life is at risk. ... Continue Reading

647 people drown each day. Here's how to avoid being one of them

On Good Friday 2017, Wyatt Werneth got a call from his wife, who had gone grocery shopping with their daughter: The car's broken down. Please rescue us. ... Continue Reading

The dramatic shift in American race relations that few people talk about

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Analysis: Recent Supreme Court decision raised new questions about interracial marriage

A White judge tells an interracial couple that "Almighty God" placed the races on different continents because he "did not intend for the races to mix." ... Continue Reading

They're both governors, rising stars and speculated soon-to-be presidential candidates on opposing sides of the US political spectrum

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Despite drought, Colorado city will have its firework show in an effort to prevent wildfires and to reduce illegal shows

As severe drought persists in the Southwest, cities are making tough decisions about their traditional firework shows. Some cities have decided to cancel their pyrotechnic displays, while others have chosen to continue them. ... Continue Reading

Russian forces claim to take control over Lysychansk, Ukraine's last holdout in Luhansk region

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Healthcare stocks may keep your portfolio from needing a checkup

Forget about an apple (or Apple) a day. Healthcare stocks may help keep the investing doctor away. ... Continue Reading

Nick Kyrgios called 'evil' and a 'bully' by defeated Wimbledon opponent Stefanos Tsitsipas

Stefanos Tsitsipas said Nick Kyrgios has an "evil side" to his character after losing to the Australian in a feisty match at Wimbledon on Saturday.
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