Florida seeks investigation on Bloomberg donation…

Florida’s attorney general is asking state and federal law enforcement to investigate possible election law violations after billionaire and former Democratic presidential candidate Mike Bloomberg helped raise more than $16 million for Florida felons to pay their debts so they can vote

There's Been an Indictment in Breonna Taylor Case

After 118 days of protests in Louisville over the death of Breonna Taylor at the hands of police, a grand jury indictment: Officer Brett Hankison will be charged with three counts of wanton endangerment, though the charges do not appear to be related directly to Taylor's death. The Courier-Journal reports...

Fall foliage vibrantly stands out in Colorado

Beautiful fall foliage was spotted in Keystone Gulch, Colorado, on Sept. 22 — the first official day of fall. The leaves were a vibrant yellow color, which popped against the surrounding landscape.

Navy releases documents from Cold War loss of…

The Navy has begun releasing documents from the investigation into the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history

UGA Frat Suspended After Racist Group Chat Emerges

A fraternity at the University of Georgia suspended itself after racist messages from a group chat were shared online. Screenshots of the messages were shared Saturday by junior Arianna Mbunwe, who started receiving tips about wrongdoing after mocking fellow students' coronavirus practices on Twitter, per the New York Times . Mbunwe,...

Trump: Election will 'end up in the Supreme Court'

President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday the 2020 presidential election "will end up in the Supreme Court." And he suggested that's one of the reasons he is pushing so strongly to fill the vacant seat before the Nov. 3 election. (Sept. 23)

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Virus uptick in Hasidic NYC neighborhoods causes…

A spike in COVID-19 cases in a handful of Brooklyn and Queens neighborhoods with large Orthodox Jewish populations is raising alarm bells even as New York City’s overall infection rate remains low

Big Brand on Packaging Change: 'The Time Is Right'

Following in the steps of Aunt Jemima and Land O'Lakes , another major brand is about to experience an overhaul. This time around, it's Uncle Ben's rice, which is getting a new name and dropping the picture that has long appeared on the product's packaging. The updated moniker, per CBS News...

Residents wade through water as flooding strikes…

Cars were stranded and residents had to wade through deep water after heavy rain caused flooding in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, on Sept. 22. The deluge forced multiple road closures in the area.

World leaders criticize haphazard response to…

Leaders from across the world are criticizing the haphazard global response to a microscopic virus that unleashed economic havoc and took nearly 1 million lives in its march across the globe

Family of Gunned-Down Protester Reacts to Suspect…

Rather than face a manslaughter charge in the shooting death of Black protester James Scurlock, white Nebraska bar owner Jake Gardner apparently took his own life over the weekend. But while one of Gardner's attorneys called it an "extremely sad day," Scurlock's family doesn't feel quite the same way. "Are...

Harris: Breonna Taylor's family deserves 'justice'

Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Sen. Kamala Harris reacted to a Kentucky grand jury's decision to not charge police officers for the killing of Breonna Taylor. Harris said her family deserved justice and is reviewing the decision. (Sept. 23)

Prosecutor: Bar owner wanted to 'ambush' people…

A special prosecutor says a white Nebraska bar owner who killed himself after being charged with manslaughter for fatally shooting a Black man during May protests had been waiting to “ambush” people who were breaking into businesses

One of These Men Nabs Time 'Most Influential…

President Trump will not like this : Dr. Anthony Fauci of the White House Coronavirus Task Force graces the cover of Time magazine as one of the year's 100 most influential people . (There will be eight worldwide covers in all, per Entertainment Weekly .) President Trump also made the list, revealed...

Beta's rain continues to inundate southern US

The threat for flooding remains high across the South as what's left of Beta tracks slowly through the region.

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Police order Breonna Taylor protesters to disperse

Some protesters in Louisville have been ordered by police to disperse hours after officials announced a grand jury’s decision to not indict police officers on criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor’s death

Poison Letter Suspect Enters Her Plea

The Canadian woman who allegedly mailed a toxic letter to the White House has been charged with threatening the US president, CTV News reports. Pascale Ferrier, 53, of Quebec appeared in a Buffalo, New York, courtroom Tuesday to plead not guilty. Ferrier, who is accused of sending envelopes containing the...

Republicans sue Texas governor over expanded…

Republicans in Texas are suing Gov. Greg Abbott over extending early voting by a week for November's election amid the coronavirus pandemic

Trump: 200K Death Toll Is 'a Shame'

President Trump offered his thoughts Tuesday on the US reaching the grim milestone of 200,000 coronavirus-related deaths, calling it "a shame" in an appearance at the White House, the AP reports. “Well, I think it's a shame," he said in response to a reporter's question about the number, per...

Fire-dousing rain arrives in Northwest

The heavy rain will be a welcome sight for many, but it could also lead to troublesome flooding.

eBay workers who sent spiders to couple to plead…

Federal prosecutors say four former eBay employees have agreed to plead guilty to their roles in sending live spiders and cockroaches in an effort to intimidate a Massachusetts couple who ran an online newsletter critical of the auction site

Bloomberg Helps Cover Fines So Florida Felons Can…

Earlier this month, a federal court made it harder for felons in Florida to vote by upholding a law that stipulates they must first pay any outstanding fees or fines on their record. Now billionaire Michael Bloomberg is trying to make sure they can get to the polls after all....

Attorney general chokes up during Taylor briefing

Kentucky's Black attorney general choked up when he spoke about why no police officers are facing criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death. Daniel Cameron said he understands how important it is to make sure justice was done. (Sept. 23)

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Black attorney general chokes up during Taylor…

Kentucky's Black state attorney general choked up when answering questions at a news conference about why no police officers are facing criminal charges directly related to Breonna Taylor's death

Romney's Decision All but Seals the Deal for…

Democrats' chances of stopping the confirmation of a Supreme Court nominee before Election Day all but disappeared on Tuesday with an announcement from Mitt Romney. The Utah Republican says he supports moving forward with President Trump's soon-to-be-announced nominee, reports Axios . Romney was seen as a possible "no" vote for Democrats,...

Stunning time-lapse captures clouds rolling…

A stunning time-lapse video shows clouds rolling through Dubai, United Arab Emirates, in the early morning hours on Sept. 22.