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Key takeaways from trial of 3 men in Ahmaud Arbery killing: Day 1

10/18/2021 3:06 PM Open Story
Ahmaud Arbery, murder trial, white defendants, jogger, Glynn County, Georgia, shotgun, tracked down, jury selection, court  

FBI, US embassy working to obtain release of Americans kidnapped in Haiti

10/18/2021 3:31 PM Open Story
The FBI and the U.S. embassy are assisting in rescue efforts after 17 people, including Americans, were kidnapped in Haiti.  

Sinclair Broadcast Group hit with ransomware attack

10/18/2021 3:55 PM Open Story
Sinclair Broadcast Group was the victim of a ransomware attack over the weekend, the company announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing on Monday.  

Biden team asks Supreme Court to pause Texas abortion law

10/18/2021 12:59 PM Open Story
The law has been in effect since September.  

Judge agrees to delay sentencing of former Gaetz associate as cooperation continues

10/18/2021 1:15 PM Open Story
A judge has agreed to delay the sentencing of former Seminole County tax collector Joel Greenberg as Greenberg cooperates with the probe into Florida Rep. Matt Gaetz.  

Texas passes new limits on transgender high school athletes

10/18/2021 2:31 PM Open Story
Texas is poised to become the latest and most populous state to tighten restrictions on transgender athletes in public high school sports  

House committee seeks more info from Amazon, issues warning

10/18/2021 10:16 AM Open Story
U.S. House lawmakers are threatening to seek a criminal investigation of Amazon, saying the tech giant has one “final chance” to correct previous testimony by executives on its competition practices  

DC suspends most of its Metro trains over safety issue

10/18/2021 3:39 PM Open Story
Washington’s regional Metro system abruptly pulled more than half its fleet of trains from service early Monday morning over a lingering problem with the wheels and axles that caused a dramatic derailing last week  

College towns plan to challenge results of 2020 census

10/18/2021 3:00 PM Open Story
Some college towns plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census  

Ford Foundation to divest millions from fossil fuels

10/18/2021 1:54 PM Open Story
The Ford Foundation, one of the largest private foundations in the United States, announced Monday that it will divest millions from fossil fuels, following similar investment decisions made by other sizable foundations in recent years  

2 men arrested in drive-by that killed 13-year-old

10/18/2021 2:20 PM Open Story
Two men have been arrested and police are looking for others in the drive-by shooting that killed a 13-year-old Alabama boy who was playing with his iPad in his bedroom  

South Dakota lawmakers summon key figures for Noem inquiry

10/18/2021 12:34 PM Open Story
South Dakota lawmakers have summoned two people who were present at a meeting Gov. Kristi Noem held last year that included her daughter, Kassidy Peters, and state employees who were overseeing Peters’ application for a real estate appraiser license  

Trump sues to block release of Jan. 6 records to select committee

10/18/2021 2:52 PM Open Story
Trump seeks to block records of his communications around the insurrection.  

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10/16/2021 9:41 AM Open Story
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Amazon 'may have lied to Congress,' 5 lawmakers say

10/18/2021 2:17 PM Open Story
Amazon has denied the allegations.  

WATCH: Great Dane hilariously uses peanut butter jar as a giant pacifier

10/18/2021 2:00 PM Open Story
Mabel the Great Dane loves using a peanut butter jar as her own special pacifier.  

WATCH: Young girl's positive affirmations is the motivation you need this week

10/18/2021 11:42 AM Open Story
This cutie from Australia tells us we are "bold," "brilliant," and "beautiful" in an adorable video.  

WATCH: What’s causing America’s supply chain issues?

10/18/2021 10:29 AM Open Story
A worker shortage and high demand are causing delays.  

WATCH: Watch the moment when a house is swept away in floods

10/18/2021 9:27 AM Open Story
At least 18 people have been killed during recent heavy rains in India.  

WATCH: Beaver family goes bobbing for baby pumpkins

10/18/2021 9:30 AM Open Story
The Point Defiance Zoo and Aquarium in Tacoma organized the festive beaver event.  

WATCH: Stunning rainbow seen stretched across New York City's sky

10/18/2021 9:30 AM Open Story
New Yorkers were treated to a stunning rainbow Sunday.  

WATCH: Volcano eruption in Spain continues

10/17/2021 3:39 PM Open Story
The volcanic eruptions on Spain's La Palma island that began about a month show no sign of abating, officials said.  

WATCH: Police chase runaway tractor

10/16/2021 4:02 AM Open Story
RUNAWAY TRACTOR: A man in a tractor attempts to steal motorcycles by smashing a store window before leading officers on a dangerous police chase. He was later arrested.  

WATCH: Lava flow from volcano likened to a tsunami

10/15/2021 1:39 PM Open Story
Scientists describe gushing river of molten rock from erupting volcano as “a true lava tsunami” as second 4.5 magnitude earthquake in two days rattles Spanish island of La Palma.  

WATCH: Drone captures stunning fall colors in Canada

10/14/2021 6:58 PM Open Story
A drone captured footage of the vibrant shades of autumn in Newfoundland.