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Fiona slams Canada's Atlantic coast 

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Fiona leaves hundreds of thousands without power 24 Sep 2022, 6:09 pm

Hurricane-strength Fiona is ripping through Canada's eastern seaboard after making landfall in Nova Scotia early Saturday, slamming the area with fierce rain and damaging winds and knocking out power for hundreds of thousands in what could be a "landmark" weather event for the country.

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Ian causes NASA to cancel Artemis launch a third time 24 Sep 2022, 5:03 pm

The Artemis I rocket will not have its third launch attempt on Tuesday as planned due to concerns over Tropical Storm Ian making its way toward Cuba and Florida.

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See where Tropical Storm Ian is headed 24 Sep 2022, 2:41 pm

Forecasts project that Tropical Storm Ian will strengthen and hit Florida as a hurricane.

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Don't shower during a thunderstorm. Here's why 22 Sep 2022, 7:47 pm

Trees begin to sway, the sky darkens and suddenly you hear it -- the distant sound of thunder. That's your cue that potential danger is on the way. In fact, it's likely within 10 miles of you, according to the National Weather Service.

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Hurricane categories and other terminology explained 15 Sep 2022, 3:27 pm

For a hurricane to form, it needs warm water, damp air and winds that come together. Familiarize yourself with what makes a hurricane, because you'll be hearing these terms a lot:

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Drone video shows 50-foot waves and 100 mph winds 23 Sep 2022, 8:44 pm

NOAA and Saildrone Inc. sent an uncrewed vehicle straight into the heart of Hurricane Fiona to gather data.

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Russia mistakenly conscripted the wrong residents in one region, official says 24 Sep 2022, 2:07 pm

• Some bodies at mass burial site in city of Izium had 'genitals amputated,' Ukrainian official says

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Ketamine dosage was 'too much' for Elijah McClain, causing overdose and death, amended autopsy report says 24 Sep 2022, 5:57 pm

• Former Texas police officer acquitted of Jonathan Price murder by jury • Atlanta wants to build a massive police training facility. Neighbors are fighting to stop it • This police chief's reforms could be a model for other communities

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Retired general: Intercepted intelligence reveals two things about Putin 24 Sep 2022, 4:48 pm

Brig. Gen. Mark Kimmitt (Ret.) responds to a CNN report that Russian President Vladimir Putin is personally giving directions to Russian forces on the ground in Ukraine.

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Trump wages secret court battle to block Jan. 6 info 24 Sep 2022, 2:15 pm

• Analysis: Trump's strategy in the classified documents case is quickly crumbling • Jan. 6 rioter who chased police officer near Senate chambers found guilty on all charges • Mulvaney on classified documents case: 'You can lie on TV but you can't lie in court'

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Opinion: The January 6 hearings must go on 24 Sep 2022, 3:11 pm

On September 28, Democratic Rep. Bennie Thompson of Mississippi has confirmed the January 6 House select committee (which Thompson chairs) will hold its next and possibly final hearing. The details remain unclear other than it won't be held during primetime.

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What to know about getting updated Covid-19 booster, flu shot at the same time 12 Sep 2022, 2:25 pm

Fall and winter are around the corner, which means not only is it time to get your flu shot, but US health officials are urging everyone who is eligible to get their updated Covid-19 booster, too.

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Arizona judge rules state can enforce near-total abortion ban 24 Sep 2022, 4:16 pm

An Arizona Superior Court judge ruled Friday that a 1901 ban on nearly all abortions in that state can be enforced, a decision that is likely to see an appeal and is all but certain to galvanize female voters to turn out in greater numbers in the state's closely contested US Senate and governor's races.

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Stunning discovery of 1,200-year-old shipwreck contradicts history books 24 Sep 2022, 12:39 am

An ancient shipwreck was found off the coast of Israel with artifacts from all over the Mediterranean, contradicting a major archaeological theory.

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Analysis: The 'perfect storm of liberal democracy' descending on Europe 24 Sep 2022, 3:07 pm

On Sunday night, it is widely expected that Giorgia Meloni will become Italy's first female prime minister. 

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Young Iranians are rising up against decades of repression -- arguably bolder than ever 24 Sep 2022, 2:09 pm

Iranian authorities say they will restrict internet access in the country until calm is restored to the streets, as protests over the death of a young woman in the custody of the morality police rock the Islamic Republic.

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DeSantis said no one questioned slavery before Americans. See Van Jones react 24 Sep 2022, 4:40 am

CNN's Van Jones reacts to Florida Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis saying no one questioned slavery until the American Revolution during an event discussing his "Stop Woke Act" which prohibits race-based conversation in schools in businesses.

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New York buildings are blanketed with dead and twitching spotted lanternflies. The rest of the US could be next 24 Sep 2022, 12:04 pm

Spotted lanternflies are thriving in the Northeast this summer. In New York City, where this year's invasion seems particularly extreme, people squash them on the streets, on railings and even on their restaurant tables. The exterior walls of Big Apple buildings are blanketed with speckled, red bugs.

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It took only 10 days for a volcano to turn an empty patch of the Pacific into a 6-acre island 24 Sep 2022, 9:06 am

The Central Tonga Islands welcomed the birth of a new baby -- a baby island, that is.

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Actress endured 'hellish' stalking for years. Here's how it stopped 24 Sep 2022, 3:01 pm

CNN's Jean Casarez explains how investigators used genetic genealogy to identify a man who spent years stalking actress Eva LaRue, marking the first time genetic genealogy has solved a case on the federal level.

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A giraffe unexpectedly gave birth right in front of zoo visitors 24 Sep 2022, 12:59 pm

Visitors at the Virginia Zoo had the experience of a lifetime after a giraffe unexpectedly gave birth in front of them.

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Biden surprises Elton John with National Humanities Medal at White House 24 Sep 2022, 6:06 pm

President Joe Biden on Friday presented Sir Elton John with the National Humanities Medal, surprising the music icon following a performance on the South Lawn of the White House.

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See text messages linking Brett Favre to ex-welfare chief involved in fraud 24 Sep 2022, 5:42 am

Text messages show that NFL star Brett Favre worked with John Davis, the former head of Mississippi's welfare agency, who pleaded guilty to state and federal charges connected to one of the largest welfare schemes in the state's history. CNN's Dianne Gallagher reports.

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Analysis: 'Abbott Elementary' is back in session 24 Sep 2022, 4:07 pm

September will always remind me of schooltime.

Reports of sea turtle poaching are on the decline, study says 24 Sep 2022, 5:06 pm

A new study says that the risk poaching poses to endangered sea turtles is on the decline -- although data on the subject is scarce.

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See heart-stopping moment as child scooters through crosswalk 24 Sep 2022, 1:09 pm

A California city is considering major traffic changes after dashcam video captured a driver nearly hitting a girl riding her scooter at a crosswalk.

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An East Coast airport is considered the least satisfying in North America 24 Sep 2022, 9:04 am

Happy new season! Depending on your hemisphere, the autumn or spring equinox has just passed (here's the science on that), but if you're not digging the pumpkin spice or cool nights, there's always the option to jet across the globe.

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The world's best airline for 2022 has been named 23 Sep 2022, 8:38 pm

From Covid to chaos, it's been another bumpy year for the aviation industry. In much of the northern hemisphere, the busy summer season was beset by delays and cancellations, while in the United States a new study this week found that airplane passenger satisfaction is declining across the board.

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Bhutan -- and its incredible cross-country trail -- is open 23 Sep 2022, 10:17 am

The central Asian nation of Bhutan reopens to visitors today for the first time since the pandemic began.

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Get free entry to all US National Park sites today 23 Sep 2022, 11:15 pm

It's officially autumn, and the US National Park Service has a great way for people to celebrate the equinox this week and a return to cooler weather.

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Before you book your next trip, try this TikTok travel guru's tips 17 Jul 2021, 10:08 pm

Ben Kielesinski spent the pandemic transporting his followers out of lockdowns and into ice caves, lush forests and waterfalls. From where to go to how to pack, he shares his tips for ensuring your next vacation is the trip of a lifetime.

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Japan to reopen to mass tourism in October 23 Sep 2022, 10:16 am

Japan, one of the world's last major holdouts during the pandemic, is dissolving its Covid-19 restrictions and opening the door back up to mass tourism.

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Oktoberfest is back. But religious politicians in this country want it banned 23 Sep 2022, 6:05 am

The world's largest beer festival is finally back after a two year dry spell but politicians in one country are still against celebrations returning -- and it isn't because of the pandemic.

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Albert Pujols becomes the 4th player in MLB history to hit 700 career home runs 24 Sep 2022, 6:53 am

With back-to-back home runs, St. Louis Cardinals' Albert Pujols became the fourth player in Major League Baseball history to hit 700 career home runs against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday.

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The NASA mission that could 'potentially save all of humankind' 24 Sep 2022, 3:43 pm

A NASA spacecraft will deliberately slam into an asteroid called Dimorphos. The Double Asteroid Redirection Test mission, or DART, aims to see if this kind of kinetic impact can help deflect an asteroid posing a threat to Earth. CNN space and defense correspondent Kristin Fisher has more.

A 1,200-year-old canoe was found in Wisconsin last year. Now a new one has been found more than twice as old 24 Sep 2022, 4:37 am

A dugout canoe used by indigenous people 3,000 years ago recently recovered from Wisconsin's Lake Mendota is the oldest canoe ever found in the Great Lakes region, the Wisconsin Historical Society said Thursday.

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'An important part of my life is leaving too,' says emotional Rafael Nadal of Roger Federer retirement 24 Sep 2022, 12:23 pm

When the end came neither Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal could hold back the tears.

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This iconic bar of soap, with two weird claims to fame, has stuck around for nearly 150 years 24 Sep 2022, 3:53 pm

Walk into a Walmart, Target, any drugstore chain in your neighborhood or a corner bodega for New York City dwellers, and chances are you'll find an Ivory Soap bar, or a pack of 10 bars for under $5, sitting on the shelf.

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Thought you paid a lot to heat your home last year? Wait until this winter 24 Sep 2022, 5:24 pm

After noticing his electric bills rising earlier this year, Jason Bell opted to go on a budget plan so he could spread the cost over 12 months. He and his husband, Shane, figured that would help them get through the coming winter since their Lake Harmony, Pennsylvania, home is heated by electricity.

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Analysis: Enjoy your Airbnb — just don't forget to do the laundry and take out the trash 23 Sep 2022, 2:00 am

Anyone who's stayed in an Airbnb knows the experience can be a roll of the dice. Anything can happen when you roll up to your rental. That's part of the charm — you might be pleasantly surprised by a free bottle of wine waiting for you in the kitchen, or you might have an adventure just trying to unlock the door with the weird skeleton key that you had to dig out from behind a tree in the backyard.

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Oil plunges below $80 to eight-month low 23 Sep 2022, 4:53 pm

Recession fears are slamming the oil market, with crude tumbling on Friday below $80 a barrel for the first time since January.

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Desperate Putin will twist, not stick 23 Sep 2022, 3:01 pm

Russia is losing its war against Ukraine. It is not defeated yet. But it is heading in that direction and President Vladimir Putin has fewer and fewer cards to play.

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McCarthy's 'Commitment' shows how broken GOP has become 24 Sep 2022, 4:54 pm

For the better part of a decade, Republican Congressman Kevin McCarthy of California held a plum position in the Republican House caucus. A key member of the party's leadership as its majority swelled during the Tea Party and Trump years, McCarthy was next in line for the Speakership following Paul Ryan's 2018 announcement that he would not seek re-election. Then the 2018 Democratic wave crested, the Republicans were hurled back into the minority and the Speaker's gavel remained out of reach.

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DeSantis' actions should raise alarm bells 23 Sep 2022, 9:59 pm

This week has delivered a series of devastating blows for former President Donald Trump.

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How Trump's terrible day went from bad to worse 22 Sep 2022, 2:58 pm

For most people, having the Attorney General of the nation's fourth most populous state file a sweeping new lawsuit accusing you and your family of "staggering" fraud would be a terribly ominous development.

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What calls to boycott 'The Woman King' are about 22 Sep 2022, 1:34 pm

Note: This op-ed contains mild spoilers for "The Woman King."

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SE Cupp: Why I'm questioning Trump's 2024 run 23 Sep 2022, 8:40 pm

For over two years, it's seemed inevitable that former President Donald Trump would run for president again in 2024. In this week's episode of Unfiltered, SE Cupp asks: with recent developments, has his future changed?

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I've lived in Philadelphia for decades. This TV show is the city's love song 22 Sep 2022, 11:58 pm

Wednesday night's second season premiere of "Abbott Elementary" seemed a little ... I don't know what word works best ... Flashier? Extravagant? Whatever it was, it was more than what I'd been accustomed to expect from this modestly-apportioned chronicle of a fiscally challenged elementary school in South Philadelphia.

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