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(WASHINGTON) — While the U.S. Supreme Court considers a case that could potentially overturn Roe v. Wade, some states are enacting or discussing protections for reproductive rights. This week, New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill that codifies the right to an abortion, previously recognized by the state Supreme Court, into state law. The […]

(NEW YORK) — A woman died after she was pushed onto the New York City subway tracks and struck by an oncoming train, police said. The incident occurred around 9:30 a.m. Saturday at the Times Square-42nd Street subway station while she was standing on the southbound R-Q train platform. A man “suddenly pushed” the victim […]

(NEW YORK) — Some 75 million Americans in 33 states, from the Dakotas to Georgia to Maine, are under alert Saturday through Monday for a massive winter storm and chilling temperatures. At least 11 winter weather alerts and advisories are in effect, including a wind chill advisory for much of the Northeast, where wind chills […]

(HOUSTON) — A woman was killed and two children injured when a deputy collided with their vehicle while chasing a robbery suspect. Now, multiple authorities are investigating. The incident occurred Wednesday night in Houston, after a Harris County Sheriff’s deputy picked up a call about a nearby robbery where the suspect had fled the scene, […]

(NEW YORK) — High school athletics are feeling the impact of the omicron surge, from paused games to restricted fans, amid a winter season that coaches and administrators already anticipated would pose challenges for indoor, close-contact sports. Amid record COVID-19 cases in the U.S., schools are revisiting coronavirus protocols and guidelines to safely keep students […]

(WASHINGTON) — Two American women remain missing more than a week after their plane crashed off the coast of Panama, as their families plead with the United States government for assistance in the recovery effort. Debra Ann Velleman, 70, of Waukesha, Wisconsin, and Sue Borries, 57, of Teutopolis, Illinois, both retired public school teachers, were […]

(PHILADELPHIA) — A fast-moving fire in a Philadelphia row house that killed 12 people last week, including nine children, likely started after a Christmas tree was lit ablaze with a lighter, fire officials said Tuesday. The intense fire started Wednesday morning on the second floor of the building in a duplex unit, and all fatalities […]

(SPRINGHILL TOWNSHIP, Penn.) — A worker is dead after a stone mine collapsed in southwestern Pennsylvania Friday, officials said. The roof of the Laurel Aggregates’ Lake Lynn mine in Springhill Township collapsed Friday afternoon, trapping a miner, according to the Pennsylvania Department of Environmental Protection. Late Friday night, the miner was pronounced dead at the […]

(SAN DIEGO, Calif.) — A sea lion managed to make its way onto a busy California highway Friday, before animal rescuers, first responders and a couple of good Samaritans were able to help get the stranded marine mammal to safety. Drivers came across the unusual sight Friday morning, which halted traffic on a freeway east […]

(ALEXANDRIA, Virginia) — Virginia police believe they have found a fifth victim linked to an alleged serial killer dubbed the “shopping cart killer,” as authorities identified two others and continue to search for more. The update comes nearly a month after authorities announced that a suspect who was previously charged with the murders of two […]