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Storm paralyzes northeast, killing at least 46 people

Extreme weather events pose an urgent and ongoing threat

More than 40 people were killed by the heavy rains and flooding in the New York region on Wednesday and Thursday. While parts of the northeastern U.S. are still reeling from the remnants of Ida and the flooding threat is…

Biden administration taps emergency oil stockpile

The decision comes amid Louisiana gas crisis

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 15:17 ET By Matt Egan, CNN Business (CNN) -- The United States will release 1.5 million barrels of crude oil from its emergency stockpile of oil, the Energy Department announced Thursday. The decision to tap…

At least 15 dead following flooding in the East

Hurricane Ida's remnants unleash massive and swift flooding

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 04:08 ET Updated: 02 SEP 21 13:33 ET By Jason Hanna and Madeline Holcombe, CNN (CNN) -- Water rescues still were underway Thursday across parts of the East after the remnants of Hurricane Ida…

President Biden launches federal effort in response to Texas law

As he faces pressure to protect abortion with only a few options

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 11:25 ET By Kevin Liptak, CNN (CNN) -- A new Texas law that effectively bans most abortions prompted President Joe Biden on Wednesday to use a word he'd entirely avoided as president: "Abortion." The absence…

Paralyzed man pleads for help in finding suspect

Houston man was left paralyzed after being shot during drive-by shooting

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 10:31 ET By Roxie Bustamante` Click here for updates on this story HOUSTON (KTRK) -- A Houston man's life forever changed after he was shot during a drive-by shooting in his own neighborhood. An arrest…

Texas high school principal put on administrative leave

After being accused of promoting critical race theory

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 04:30 ET Updated: 02 SEP 21 08:58 ET By Nicole Chavez, CNN (CNN) -- A Texas high school principal who found himself in the middle of a controversy over critical race theory was placed on…

Liz Cheney named vice chair of the January 6 select committee

The Democrat-run committee is attempting a bipartisan tone

Originally Published: 02 SEP 21 07:07 ET By Annie Grayer, Ryan Nobles, Zachary Cohen and Whitney Wild, CNN (CNN) -- Democratic Chairman of the January 6 Select Committee Bennie Thompson announced on Thursday that Republican Rep. Liz Cheney will become…

People Magazine: Kids of 911 Twenty Years Later

Teens share how the attacks have impacted their lives

    In this exclusive interview with the four 19 year-olds featured in the new Magnolia Network documentary, Rebuilding Hope: The Children of 9/11, Jamie Gartenberg Pila, Gabriel Jacobs Dick, Ronald Milam Jr., and Alexa Smagala open up about being…

Connecticut State Police hat seen in Taliban images

Also pictured is a British police hat

Originally Published: 01 SEP 21 11:08 ET By MIKE AGOGLIATI Click here for updates on this story Connecticut, USA (WFSB) -- Images coming out of a British police training facility depict Taliban fighters posing with their weapons. Also pictured is…

Sheriff: Man arrested after stealing items from 'bait car'

The sheriff's "bait car" had been broken into

Originally Published: 01 SEP 21 11:07 ET By FOX 12 STAFF Click here for updates on this story WASHINGTON COUNTY, OR (KPTV) -- A 28-year-old was booked into jail early Tuesday morning after he broke into a "bait car" and…

Capitol riot defendants raise more than $2 million from crowdfunding

This influx of cash could backfire in court

    The Capitol rioters are raking in thousands of dollars from more than 1-hundred crowdfunding sites.  More than two million dollars has been donated for legal fees and personal expenses.  Eight defendants have raised at least one hundred thousand…

Louisiana residents face gas and supply shortages

Following Hurricane Ida leaving nearly 1 million power outages

Louisiana residents face gas and supply shortages - BARATARIA, LOUISIANA - AUGUST 31: Residents move a cart with gas cans through a flooded neighborhood on August 31, 2021 in Barataria, Louisiana. Many shops, stores, and services…

Texas 6-week abortion ban takes effect

Supreme Court and a federal appeals court fail to rule on pending emergency requests

Originally Published: 01 SEP 21 01:02 ET Updated: 01 SEP 21 02:32 ET By Ariane de Vogue, CNN Supreme Court Reporter (CNN) -- A controversial Texas law that bars abortions at six weeks went into effect early Wednesday morning after…

Clinics ask high court to block Texas 6-week abortion ban

Texas' 6-week abortion ban lets private citizens sue in an unprecedented legal approach

Originally Published: 31 AUG 21 11:25 ET By Tierney Sneed, CNN (CNN) -- A Texas state law that bans abortion after as early as six weeks into the pregnancy could provide the playbook for red states to pass extreme abortion…

Taliban declare victory from Kabul airport tarmac after US withdrawal

The Taliban have pledged to govern more moderately this time around

Originally Published: 31 AUG 21 07:57 ET Updated: 31 AUG 21 08:09 ET By Sheena McKenzie, CNN (CNN) -- Taliban leaders declared victory over the United States from the tarmac of Kabul airport on Tuesday, hours after the withdrawal…

Four men charged with rape and murder of 9-year-old girl in India

The men could face the death penalty if found guilty

Originally Published: 30 AUG 21 05:29 ET By Esha Mitra, Manveena Suri, Vedika Sud and Rishabh Pratap, CNN (CNN) -- Four men, including a Hindu priest, have been charged with the rape and murder of a 9-year-old girl in…