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Dozens of people arrested in Philadelphia after stores are ransacked across the city

Dramatic scenes of large-group smash-and-grabs have been documented across the U.S. in recent years, but it's unclear whether such crimes are actually increasing.

28th September 2023 01:18
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The winner of August's $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot claims prize in Florida

The winning ticket was sold at a Publix supermarket in Neptune Beach, a town along the Atlantic Coast near Jacksonville. The jackpot was the third-largest in U.S. history.

28th September 2023 00:47
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McCarthy revives immigration battles in bid to shift shutdown blame from GOP feuds

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy still faces a bloc of conservatives who oppose any short-term funding bill to avoid a shutdown. He's trying to muscle through a partisan stopgap bill with border security.

27th September 2023 22:36
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Kia and Hyundai recall more than 3 million vehicles due to the risk of fire

More than 1.6 million Hyundais and 1.7 million Kias are at risk of engine compartment fires. Owners of the affected vehicles are urged to park them outside and away from homes and buildings.

27th September 2023 21:58
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Sen. Bob Menendez and his wife plead not guilty in bribery case

Menendez has refused to step down as New Jersey's senior senator even amid growing calls from his fellow Democratic senators.

27th September 2023 19:36
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This year's COVID vaccine rollout is off to a bumpy start, despite high demand

Some people are finding pharmacies still don't have supply of the shots, and others are having insurance coverage troubles. Here's what's going on.

27th September 2023 19:25
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In the second GOP debate, expect Ronald Reagan to loom large in name — but not policy

Once the conservative leader by which others were measured, former President Ronald Reagan looms large in the Republican Party. But his influence may be waning.

27th September 2023 19:13
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This week's harvest moon will be the last supermoon of the year

A supermoon occurs when the moon is closest to Earth along its elliptical orbit, which means it can appear larger and brighter to viewers. The last one of the year will be visible Thursday and Friday.

27th September 2023 17:29
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Taylor Swift's star power sends Travis Kelce's jersey sales soaring

It takes 106 football players to sell out an NFL stadium — or one Taylor Swift. So when the pop superstar was linked to Travis Kelce, fans immediately took action.

27th September 2023 17:12
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What happens to health programs if the federal government shuts down?

Medicare and Medicaid are mandatory spending programs and that keeps them relatively safe in the early days of the shutdown, but 42% of the Department of Health's staff will be furloughed.

27th September 2023 17:10
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A history of nurses: They once had the respect they're now trying to win

In Taking Care: The Story of Nursing and its Power to Change the World, author Sarah DiGregorio tells how nurses had great stature centuries ago — and how they got pushed into the background.

27th September 2023 16:52
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Commander bites again: Biden's dog has nipped another Secret Service officer

President Biden's dog bit several Secret Service agents a total of 10 times between October 2022 and January 2023. On Monday, he bit another officer at the White House.

27th September 2023 16:42
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Travis King, U.S. soldier who ran to North Korea, is headed to Texas

U.S. officials thanked Sweden and China for help securing the release of the 23-year-old Army private, who went to North Korea in July.

27th September 2023 15:31
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U.S. allows Israelis visa-free entry as Israel opens travel to Palestinian Americans

The decision is part of a deal that requires Israel to end bans and restrictions on Palestinian Americans and other Arab Americans traveling to Israel.

27th September 2023 14:00
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Up First briefing: Trump skips GOP debate; FTC sues Amazon; prepare for student loans

Trump will skip tonight's GOP presidential primary debate to hold a rally in Detroit. The FTC sues Amazon in a monopoly case. Student loan payments are resuming. Here's how to prepare.

27th September 2023 13:33