Israel strikes in and around Gaza's second-largest city in a bloody new phase of the war
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After racist shooting that killed 3, families sue Dollar General firms and others over lax securityFamily members of three Black people fatally shot at a Dollar General store in north Florida by a racist gunman have sued the store's landlord, operator and security contractor for negligence, claiming lax security led to their loved ones' deaths.
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Biden is spending most of the week raising money at events with James Taylor and Steven SpielbergPresident Joe Biden is making a big push to raise money for his reelection effort before the end of the year, appearing at seven events through next Monday -- with more to come.
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'We are officially hostages': How the Israeli kibbutz of Nir Oz embodied Hamas hostage strategyEight weeks into the Israel-Gaza war, the recent release of dozens of Israeli hostages -- with as many still in captivity -- is bringing new focus on what Hamas did on Oct. 7, the day its fighters rounded them up from communities across southern Israel.
UN agency cites worrying warming trend as COP28 summit grapples with curbing climate changeThe United Nations weather agency is reporting that glaciers shrank more than ever from 2011 and 2020 and the Antarctic ice sheet lost 75 percent more compared to the previous ten years, as it released its latest stark report about the fallout on the planet from climate change.
Ukrainian officials say Russian shelling has hit a southern city, killing 2 people in the streetRussian artillery struck the southern Ukrainian city of Kherson on Tuesday morning, local officials said, killing at least two people in the street, as the 21-month war drags into another winter.
Brutal killings of women in Western Balkan countries trigger alarm and expose faults in the systemThroughout the Western Balkans, women are harassed, raped, beaten and killed, often by their partners and after repeatedly reporting the violence to the authorities.
Wikipedia, wrapped. Here are 2023's most-viewed articles on the internet's encyclopediaEnglish Wikipedia raked in more than 84 billion views this year, according to numbers released Tuesday by the Wikimedia Foundation, the non-profit behind the free, publicly edited online encyclopedia. And the most popular article was about ChatGPT (yes, the AI chatbot that's seemingly everywhere today).
Prince Harry challenges the decision to strip him of security in Britain after he moved to U.S.A lawyer for Prince Harry on Tuesday challenged the British government's decision to strip him of his security detail after he gave up his status as a working member of the royal family and moved to the United States.
More bodies found after sudden eruption of Indonesia's Mount Marapi, raising confirmed toll to 22Rescuers searching the hazardous slopes of Indonesia's Mount Marapi volcano found 11 more bodies of climbers who were caught by a surprise weekend eruption, raising the number of confirmed dead to 22, officials said Tuesday. One person remained missing.
The Supreme Court wrestles with OxyContin maker's bankruptcy deal, with billions of dollars at stakeThe Supreme Court on Monday wrestled with a nationwide settlement with OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma that would shield members of the Sackler family who own the company from lawsuits over the toll of opioids.
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