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2 national forests in New Mexico now closed to public due to extreme fire danger


 
5/19/2022 9:44 AM Open Story
Two national forests in New Mexico are fully closed to the public due to extreme fire danger.  

Hate crime charges announced against man accused of plotting shooting in Georgia


 
5/19/2022 11:01 AM Open Story
Federal hate crime charges have been announced against a Georgia man after he allegedly shot into two grocery stores. He is accused of being motivated by race.  

New York's hasty redistricting rewrite draws ire of locals


 
5/19/2022 11:22 AM Open Story
New York’s political landscape for the next decade is being quickly retooled by a rural judge and out-of-state expert after a court ruled Democrats controlling New York's legislature bungled the job  

Abortion-friendly states prep for more patients if Roe falls


 
5/19/2022 10:49 AM Open Story
Reproductive rights advocates are planning to open new abortion clinics or expand the capacity of existing ones in states without restrictive abortion laws  

McDonald's finds a buyer for Russian restaurants


 
5/19/2022 8:40 AM Open Story
McDonald’s is selling all of its restaurants in Russia 30 years after the burger chain became a powerful symbol of easing Cold War tensions between the United States and Soviet Union  

Stocks slip on Wall Street, edge closer to bear market


 
5/19/2022 11:18 AM Open Story
Stocks wavered in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as persistently high inflation continues to weigh on the economy and keeps major indexes mired in a deep slump  

Israeli military IDs gun that may have killed journalist


 
5/19/2022 9:58 AM Open Story
The Israeli military says it has identified a soldier's rifle that may have killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh  

German intel chief says espionage at Cold War levels


 
5/19/2022 6:04 AM Open Story
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence service says levels of espionage now are as high as during the Cold War, or even higher  

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week


 
5/19/2022 8:47 AM Open Story
More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low  

Captive medic's bodycam shows firsthand horror of Mariupol


 
5/19/2022 8:20 AM Open Story
A celebrated Ukrainian medic recorded her time in Mariupol on a data card no bigger than a thumbnail  

DOJ accuses casino mogul Steve Wynn of lobbying on behalf of China


 
5/19/2022 5:11 AM Open Story
The DOJ is suing casino mogul Steve Wynn to compel him to register as a foreign agent for China, due to alleged lobbying he did during the Trump administration.  

California woman says dog defended her from mountain lion


 
5/19/2022 4:21 AM Open Story
A woman who was attacked by a mountain lion in Northern California says her dog jumped to her defense and was badly wounded in protecting her  

Biden backs Sweden, Finland joining NATO as Turkey threatens to block bids


 
5/19/2022 10:05 AM Open Story
"The bottom line is simple, quite straightforward," President Joe Biden said Thursday. "Finland and Sweden make NATO stronger."  

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5/19/2022 8:18 AM Open Story
24/7 coverage of breaking news and live events  

Oklahoma passes bill that would ban nearly all abortions in the state


 
5/19/2022 11:25 AM Open Story
The Oklahoma state legislature passed the most restriction abortion ban in the country.  

Stocks slip on Wall Street, edge closer to bear market


 
5/19/2022 11:18 AM Open Story
Stocks wavered in afternoon trading on Wall Street Thursday as persistently high inflation continues to weigh on the economy and keeps major indexes mired in a deep slump  

Israeli military IDs gun that may have killed journalist


 
5/19/2022 9:58 AM Open Story
The Israeli military says it has identified a soldier's rifle that may have killed Al Jazeera journalist Shireen Abu Akleh  

German intel chief says espionage at Cold War levels


 
5/19/2022 6:04 AM Open Story
The head of Germany’s domestic intelligence service says levels of espionage now are as high as during the Cold War, or even higher  

More Americans apply for jobless benefits last week


 
5/19/2022 8:47 AM Open Story
More Americans applied for jobless aid last week, but the total number of Americans collecting unemployment benefits is at a 53-year low  

Captive medic's bodycam shows firsthand horror of Mariupol


 
5/19/2022 8:20 AM Open Story
A celebrated Ukrainian medic recorded her time in Mariupol on a data card no bigger than a thumbnail  

WATCH: Shark bites boat propeller and won't let go


 
5/19/2022 8:35 AM Open Story
A fishing crew had to deal with an unusual boating challenge when a shark chomped down on the vessel's propeller and wouldn't let go.  

WATCH: This dog is determined to catch his own tail


 
5/19/2022 7:57 AM Open Story
Nothing is im-paw-ssible.  

WATCH: Trashman rescues three kittens from being thrown out on trash day


 
5/18/2022 1:12 PM Open Story
Terrance Taylor of Pennsylvania saved the kittens and is now caring for them at his home.  

WATCH: Bride and groom’s fiery wedding


 
5/18/2022 9:09 AM Open Story
When two stunt performers tie the knot, the wedding ceremony has to be daring.  

WATCH: Beach rescue underway after sand collapse


 
5/17/2022 6:30 PM Open Story
Authorities say a teenage girl and boy were digging a 10-foot hole when the sand collapsed onto them. One has been rescued and the other still remains trapped.