Straight Arrow News Daily Rundown

Daily Rundown

Don’t get lost in the never-ending news cycle. Join Karah Rucker each weekday to stay informed with the Straight Arrow News Daily Rundown.


Morning rundown: 5,000 dead following earthquakes; NYC lifts vax mandate

Thousands of more victims have been found in the rubble following yesterday’s earthquakes; New York City is lifting its COVID-19 vaccine mandate; and there are some last-minute changes to President Joe Biden’s speech ahead of the State of the Union Address. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2023.  At […]

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Midday rundown: 2nd earthquake strikes Turkey, billionaires oppose Trump

A train derails in Ohio, but a new risk from the incident has nearby residents evacuating their homes; and prominent, billionaire backers of the Republican Party are opposing Donald Trump’s bid for presidency. These stories and more highlight the daily afternoon rundown for Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. Turkey struck by second earthquake Turkey and Syria […]

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Morning rundown: Turkey’s deadly earthquake; Beyonce’s record Grammys

A significant earthquake killed hundreds of people in the Middle East this morning; debris from the Chinese spy balloon shot down over the weekend is being investigated by U.S. officials; and another near collision between two airplanes at a U.S. airport over the weekend. These stories and more highlight the daily morning rundown for Monday, […]

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Midday rundown: China claims spy balloon, COVID drug creates mutations

China has now confirmed a surveillance balloon found hovering over the U.S. is Chinese; a drug to treat COVID-19 is creating mutations and robots are taking over Amazon. These stories and more highlight the daily afternoon rundown for Friday, Feb. 3, 2023.  Blinken postpones China trip amid controversy China is claiming the balloon found hovering […]

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Morning Rundown: China spy balloon spotted; Pence talks with FBI

China said it was looking into reports of a Chinese spy balloon spotted over the United States; former Vice President Mike Pence has spoken with the FBI about a potential search of his house; and lab-grown coral could save a reef off the Florida Keys. These stories and more highlight the daily morning rundown for […]

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Midday rundown: Omar voted off House committee, FBI investigates Santos

The Biden administration will approve a new oil drilling project, U.S. Customs and Border Protection finds tunnels under the border wall, and what’s a lion’s preferred flavor of popsicle? These stories and more highlight the daily afternoon rundown for Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.  Rep. Ilhan Omar removed from House Foreign Affairs Committee House Republicans unanimously […]

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Morning rundown: US expands military presence in Philippines; Phil sees his shadow

The U.S. military is about to have a greater presence in the Philippines; President Joe Biden and House Speaker Kevin McCarthy meet to discuss the debt ceiling; and we have some fun facts about Punxsutawney Phil for this Groundhog Day. These stories and more highlight the daily morning rundown for Thursday, Feb. 2, 2023.  U.S. […]

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Midday rundown: Biden’s beach house searched, Tom Brady retires

President Biden’s beach house is being searched for classified documents, and Tom Brady is retiring… again. These stories and more highlight your daily afternoon rundown for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.  Justice Department searches Biden’s beach house The investigation into President Biden’s handling of classified information continues. The president’s lawyer says the Justice Department is searching […]

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Morning rundown: Severe winter storm continues; Tyre Nichols laid to rest

A winter storm continues to slam parts of the U.S., lawmakers say the COVID pandemic is “over,” and Tyre Nichols is being laid to rest. These stories and more highlight the daily morning rundown for Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2023.  Winter storm continues to bring ice, rain Winter storm Mara continues to bring freezing rain and […]

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Midday rundown: Deadly winter weather, Santos steps down, US’ No. 1 problem

40 million people are under winter weather alerts; Congressman George Santos steps down from his committees; and the people have spoke, the government is this country’s No. 1 problem. This is Straight Arrow News. Unbiased. Straight Facts. Winter weather grounds planes, kills one More than 40 million people are under winter weather alerts as an ice […]

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Morning rundown: COVID emergency ending; winter storm grounds flights

The federal COVID emergency will officially come to an end this spring; winter weather is again grounding flights nationwide; first responders involved in the Tyre Nichols case have been fired; and an appeals court rules that Johnson and Johnson cannot use a subsidiary to protect itself from lawsuits. These stories and more highlight the daily […]

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Midday rundown: Russia on verge of ‘collision’ with US, TikTok CEO to testify

Russia says it’s on a collision course with the U.S. and NATO, TikTok’s CEO is set to appear before Congress, and Smokey Robinson has a new album coming out. These stories and more highlight your midday rundown for Monday, Jan. 30, 2023. Russia calls U.S. tanks extremely destructive Last week, the U.S. announced it will […]

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Morning rundown: Police brutality protests; Fed to raise rates

Protestors around the country honor the life of Tyre Nichols and call for police reform; Secretary of State Antony Blinken is in Israel in the wake of a terrorist attack; and the matchup for Super Bowl LVII is set. These stories and more highlight the daily morning rundown for Monday, Jan. 30, 2023.  Police protests […]

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Midday rundown: Iran targets US journalist, COVID booster linked to stroke

A murder-for-hire plot by Iranians targets a U.S. journalist; the FDA is easing blood donor restrictions on gay men; and New York Uber and Lyft drivers will have to drive an electric vehicle by 2030. These stories and more highlight the daily afternoon rundown for Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.  Iranians arrested in journalist murder plot […]

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Morning rundown: US takes out ISIS leader; gas prices surge

The U.S. military took down a major ISIS leader, police footage of an arrest in Memphis that led to a man’s death will be released to the public Friday, the Republican national committee is taking up an important leadership vote, and gas prices have taken an unusual turn for this time of year. These stories […]

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Midday rundown: Schiff seeks Senate seat, DOJ cracks down on cybercrime

The Justice Department has cracked down on one of the world’s largest cyber criminal groups; and Southwest’s holiday debacle has cost the company hundreds of millions in losses. These stories and more highlight your daily rundown for the afternoon of Thursday, Jan. 26, 2023.  Rep. Adam Schiff announces bid for Senate Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff […]

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Morning rundown: Russia’s retaliation, Trump’s Facebook reinstated

Former President Donald Trump will be reinstated to Facebook; autism rates in children triple; Russia retaliates after the West agrees to tanks; and an asteroid will zoom past earth this evening. These stories and more highlight your daily rundown for Thursday morning, Jan. 26, 2023. Russia responds to West sending tanks Russia has hit Ukraine […]

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Midday rundown: US sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine; ‘eggflation’ investigation

Biden sending M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine President Biden just announced his administration is sending more than 30 M1 Abrams tanks to Ukraine. It comes just hours after Germany said it would approve Poland’s request to transfer German-made Leopard 2 tanks to Ukraine. News of the tank support is a source of great relief to […]

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Morning rundown: Pence classified docs; Biden sued by 20 states

Classified documents were found at the home of former Vice President Mike Pence; President Joe Biden has been sued over his migrant sponsorship plan; and Pope Francis criticized laws criminalizing homosexuality. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2023. Earthquake hits California coast A 4.2 magnitude earthquake struck off the […]

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Midday rundown: Stock market halts, Amazon debuts prescription subscription

Chaos on Wall Street after a technical issue caused certain stocks to come to a stop; Amazon launches prescription subscriptions; and animals are killing humans. These stories and more highlight the daily rundown for Tuesday afternoon, Jan. 24, 2023.  Trading issue pauses major stocks Trading in dozens of stocks on the New York Stock Exchange […]

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Morning rundown: Another mass shooting in Calif.; cough syrup deaths

California had another mass shooting; a probe into Georgia’s 2020 election centered around former President Donald Trump could become public; and lawmakers on Capitol Hill hear testimony over Ticketmaster’s Taylor Swift pre-sale debacle. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023. Third California mass shooting in 3 days At least […]

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Midday rundown: McCarthy’s trip to Taiwan, Spotify layoffs, tax time

The House Speaker McCarthy plans to take a trip to Taiwan; the FDA suggests an annual COVID-19 vaccine; and more Big Tech layoffs. These stories and more highlight the daily midday rundown for Jan. 23, 2023.  Potential McCarthy trip to Taiwan The Pentagon is in the process of planning the places House Speaker Kevin McCarthy […]

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Morning rundown: Mass shootings; FBI finds more Biden documents

Mass shootings took place in California and Louisiana this weekend; the FBI discovered another batch of classified documents at President Joe Biden’s home; and Biden’s chief of staff said he plans to step down next month. These stories and more highlight the daily rundown for Monday morning, Jan. 23, 2023.  Monterey Park, California, mass shooting […]

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Midday rundown: March for Life rally, ICE to help migrants affected by data breach

The D.C. mayor is calling on the federal government to get back to work or hand over their empty office spaces consuming downtown; and a new report reveals fentanyl deaths in children have surged at an alarming rate. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Friday, Jan. 20, 2023.  March for Life rally […]

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Morning rundown: T-Mobile hacked, Google layoffs, Biden on documents

T-Mobile says 37 million customers were hacked; Google lays off 10,000 employees; and the U.S. is sending $2.5 billion in military aid to Ukraine. Those stories and more make up the morning rundown Friday, Jan. 20, 2023. T-mobile breach affects 37 million customers T-mobile says an “unidentified malicious intruder” breached its network in late November, […]

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Midday rundown: Alec Baldwin charged, Trump set to return to Twitter

Alec Baldwin will be charged with involuntary manslaughter; Trump is poised to start tweeting again; and a bill is debated that would allow 12-year-olds to get vaccinated without parental consent. These stories and more highlight our daily afternoon rundown for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023.  Alec Baldwin charged in film set shooting Prosecutors announced Thursday morning […]

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Morning rundown: ‘Rust’ movie set shooting charges, record Colorado snow

New Zealand’s Prime Minister says she is going to step down; prosecutors say they will announce today any possible charges in the “Rust” movie-set shooting; and record amounts of snow hit Colorado. These stories and more highlight the daily morning rundown for Thursday, Jan. 19, 2023. Possible charges in ‘Rust’ shooting decided Prosecutors are set […]

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Midday rundown: University TikTok ban, Microsoft layoffs, ND book ban

Just days after two planes almost collide, two planes make contact at the JFK airport; the latest set of layoffs in big tech is announced; and security concerns over TikTok are affecting universities. These stories and more highlight the daily afternoon rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. Universities ban TikTok from networks Security concerns over […]

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Morning rundown: Ukraine helicopter crash, U.S.-China discussions, Sundance is back

A deadly helicopter crash in Ukraine kills top Ukrainian authorities and children on the ground; the U.S. and China are meeting to discuss the outlook of our economies; and Congressman George Santos finds himself on two House committees. These stories and more highlight your daily morning rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 18, 2023. Ukraine helicopter crash […]

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Midday rundown: Biden to visit flooded California, historic migrant influx

Migrant encounters at the southern border are once again at a new historic-high; new research on freshwater fish may have diners thinking twice before ordering that catfish dinner; and President Biden plans to visit California following deadly flooding. These stories and more highlight the Straight Arrow News afternoon rundown for Tuesday, Jan. 17, 2023.  Biden […]

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Morning rundown: Musk trial begins, China’s population decreasing

China’s population has declined for the first time in decades; a former candidate has been arrested in shootings at New Mexico elected officials’ homes; and Elon Musk’s trial over a tweet he posted about Tesla begins today. These stories and more highlight the daily rundown for Tuesday morning, Jan. 17, 2023.  Trial over Musk Tesla […]

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Midday rundown: California storms, Mafia boss caught, Starbucks expands in China

A close call at JFK airport; California braces for more flooding and landslides; a Mafia boss is caught after 30 years; and Starbucks plans to expand in China. These stories and more highlight your daily rundown for Monday afternoon, Jan. 16, 2023. Near collision at JFK airport New audio from air traffic control reveals the […]

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Morning rundown: More Biden documents, China’s new COVID death toll

New York City’s mayor pays the border a visit; China is revising its COVID death toll; and more classified documents were found at President Joe Biden’s home in Delaware. These stories and more highlight your daily rundown for Monday morning, Jan. 16, 2023.  More documents discovered over the weekend Six new pages of classified documents […]

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PM rundown: FAA says mistake grounded flights, House gets pay raise

The FAA says human error is to blame for grounded flights; U.S. lawmakers get pay raise; and young girl finds a megalodon tooth. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Friday, Jan. 13, 2023. FAA blames human error for outage The FAA is now saying personnel, not following procedure while accessing their system, […]

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AM rundown: Deadly tornadoes strike South, Lisa Marie dies, UFO sightings

Border Patrol agents are using a new app to process migrants; deadly tornadoes ravage the South; and Lisa Marie Presley is dead at 54. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Friday, Jan. 13, 2023.     Dozens of deadly tornadoes strike South Residents from Alabama and Georgia had their lives flipped upside down after […]

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PM rundown: Deflation in December, Disney and ESPN sued

ESPN sued over its vaccine mandate, Chicago’s mayor’s office under fire; Nebraska senator appointed; and inflation is still going down. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023. U.S. saw deflation in December In December, the U.S. economy saw deflation for the sixth month in a row. Consumer prices came […]

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Officials: California peninsula may turn into island due to flooding

Officials in the Monterey Bay area warned that more of the flooding that has devastated parts of California could temporarily turn the Monterey Peninsula into an island. Several communities in the area were ordered to evacuate Wednesday. “Due to the rising flood waters along the Salinas River, there is a strong possibility areas on River […]

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AM rundown: Nurses strike ends, pro-life bill passes

A second batch of classified documents belonging to President Joe Biden has been discovered; the FAA is answering for a system outage that affected more than 10,000 flights; and a nurses strike in New York has come to an end. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Thursday, Jan. 12, 2023.  Nurses strike […]

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PM rundown: COVID emergency extended, abortion pill prosecution

An outage at the FAA disrupts thousands of flights; assault rifles banned in Illinois and the COVID-19 public health emergency extended. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. COVID-19 public health emergency extended The Department of Health and Human Services has extended the COVID-19 public health emergency today. It’s […]

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New York Republicans call on Rep. Santos to resign over scandals

Republican politicians and officials in New York called on the newly-elected Rep. George Santos (R-NY) to resign in a news conference following revelations of a two-fold scandal involving the representative. Wednesday’s news conference, held by the Nassau County GOP, came on the heels of Rep. Santos admitting he fabricated much of his resume and life […]

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AM rundown: Flights grounded, Biden investigation underway

The House launches new investigations; California braces for more rain and flooding; and all flights have been grounded by order of the FAA. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 11, 2023. Flights grounded following FAA outage The FAA is fixing a nationwide technical outage and grounded all domestic flights in […]

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ChatGPT threatens Google as Microsoft looks to invest in the AI giant

It took Netflix more than three years to reach a million users but it took this new artificial intelligence tool just five days. ChatGPT is Big Tech’s latest gold mine. It’s a state-of-the-art natural language processing model developed by San Francisco based startup OpenAI.  It can put together detailed responses in a way that mimics […]

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Lawyers found classified documents in Biden’s old office

In the years between Joe Biden serving as vice president and then president, he kept a private office in Washington D.C. This week, the world learned at least 10 classified documents were found in that office last fall. On Monday, the White House made the announcement that lawyers working for President Biden found the classified […]

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PM rundown: NJ gun law paused, China retaliates against travel restrictions

China retaliates against travel restrictions; New Jersey’s gun law on hold and the Golden Globes are back. These stories and more highlight your midday rundown for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. New Jersey gun law hits legal roadblock New Jersey’s gun law, signed in December, was immediately met with legal challenges that are now playing out […]

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AM rundown: Classified documents in Biden office; CA floods

The House has passed its first bill under new party rule; 90% of California is under a flood watch; and classified documents have been found in a private office President Joe Biden used following his time as vice president. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2023. Classified documents in […]

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PM rundown: Sen. Sasse steps down, Iran executes more protesters

An outgoing senator leaves a Senate vacancy to fill; a ban on bump stocks has been struck down by an appeals court; and children who are obese are now recommended to take weight-loss medication. These stories and more highlight your midday rundown for Monday, Jan. 9, 2023. Sen. Ben Sasse steps down Republican Sen. Ben […]

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AM rundown: Biden in Mexico, NY nurses strike, Calif. floods

President Joe Biden is in Mexico; thousands of nurses in New York are on strike; and the House has a newly elected speaker. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Monday, Jan. 9, 2023.  Day one agenda for Speaker McCarthy Newly elected House Speaker Kevin McCarthy will be leading the floor in the […]

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Midday rundown: El Paso swept of migrants, honeybee vaccine approved

President Biden is set to go to the border this weekend, and El Paso is cleaning up its streets ahead of the president’s visit. This story and more highlight the midday rundown for Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Cleanup in El Paso ahead of Biden visit New images depict major changes seen in El Paso, Texas, […]

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When Damar Hamlin went down, the NFL’s emergency action plan took over

The sports world was sent into a state of shock as Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered commotio cordis during a Monday Night Football game against the Cincinnati Bengals. In football, injuries are far from uncommon, but the severity of Hamlin’s condition required medical attention beyond the on-site capabilities of team trainers and sideline personnel. That is where the NFL’s […]

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As NFL deals with Hamlin injury, NHL is no stranger to cardiac events

The apparent cardiac event Buffalo Bills safety Damar Hamlin suffered during a game earlier this week shocked many, including players and fans of the National Hockey League (NHL). Kevyn Adams, general manager of the NHL’s Buffalo Sabres, expressed his support for Hamlin’s recovery earlier this week. “As a community, we care. We care about each […]

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Ukraine cease-fire ends, Russia’s obsession with Bakhmut explained

Vladimir Putin’s proposed cease-fire in Ukraine was over before it started. Ukraine flatly rejected the idea, and reports from the frontline said both sides were firing artillery even after the supposed cease-fire was supposed to start. Ukrainian leadership and President Joe Biden both think Putin’s cease-fire was a ruse to buy Russia time to reinforce […]

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Morning rundown: Damar Hamlin on the mend, Jan. 6 anniversary

Damar Hamlin continues his remarkable recovery; the U.S. House is still voting on a speaker; and President Joe Biden is set to speak on the Jan. 6 anniversary. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Friday, Jan. 6, 2023. Bills-Bengals game won’t resume after Damar Hamlin injury Damar Hamlin gave the nation a […]

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Midday rundown: Kohberger DNA found, NYC schools ban ChatGPT

New details have been released in the quadruple homicide of four University of Idaho students, and the probable cause affidavit has been released. This story and more highlight the midday rundown for Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. Court documents reveal Idaho murder details Breaking new details revealed DNA evidence was left on the button of a […]

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Former Rep. Reid Ribble: House speaker vote ‘has gotten personal’

The House of Representatives entered its third day of voting to select its next speaker on Thursday. Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., made fresh concessions overnight to the group of House Republicans who have kept him from securing the position in hopes of hitting the 218-vote threshold. McCarthy agreed to reduce the number of House members needed […]

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Morning rundown: No House speaker yet; Pope Benedict laid to rest

Pope Benedict is being laid to rest today; severe storms batter California; and it’s day three of voting for a House speaker. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Thursday, Jan 5, 2023. McCarthy’s concessions for speakership House Representative Kevin McCarthy is said to be offering more concessions today to try and win […]

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Midday Rundown: Dems disagree on migrants; abortion pill access expands

Damar Hamlin’s toy drive receives major donations; Democrats disagree over migrants; and abortion pills in the mail get approval. These stories make up your midday rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. Democrats at odds over migrants Colorado is following in the footsteps of Texas by sending migrants to New York City. Though this time, there’s […]

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‘It feels like summer’: Record winter heat felt throughout Europe

Just days after a major winter storm killed dozens in the United States, Europe headed into 2023 with record heat. The warmth has been felt across the continent, with Budapest, Hungary recording its warmest Christmas Eve ever. Parts of France also set records heading into 2023, with the Southwest portion reaching nearly 80 degrees on […]

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Morning rundown: House speakership in limbo; Southwest’s apology

Members of the House of Representatives will reconvene Wednesday to try to resolve its speakership election; Southwest offers points as an apology; and a terrifying tale of online dating that went wrong. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023. House to vote again for Speakership On three separate vote […]

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McCarthy: Some demanded House committee positions for Speaker vote

The House of Representatives failed to elect a Speaker during its initial vote Tuesday. This is the first time since 1923 that the House did not select a leader on the first ballot.  The final count was 203 for Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., 212 for Rep. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., 10 for Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz. […]

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WHO tells China to provide ‘realistic’ COVID-19 data at meeting

The World Heath Organization was set to meet with Chinese officials Tuesday, where the WHO was expecting China to present detailed data on viral sequencing related to COVID-19. China was also asked to share data on hospitalizations, deaths and vaccinations at Tuesday’s meeting, which is not open to the public or media. The request from […]

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Midday rundown: Officer arrested after deadly crash; NFL Hamlin update

A tragedy in Louisiana has left two high school cheerleaders dead and a police officer arrested; speculation grows over NFL player Damar Hamlin’s cardiac arrest and incidents of children eating cannabis edibles spike. These stories and more highlight your midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Jan. 3, 2023.  Louisiana officer arrested after deadly […]

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Morning rundown: Damar Hamlin in critical condition; House speaker election in limbo

An NFL player is fighting for his life; officials used genealogyto track down the Idaho murder suspect; and the Times Square attacker has been arrested. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Tuesday, Jan. 3, 2023.  NFL’s Damar Hamlin in critical condition During the Monday Night Football game between the Buffalo Bills and […]

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Midday rundown: Idaho murder arrest, Southwest delays declining

An Idaho murder suspect has been taken into custody; Southwest Airlines appears back on track after a week of cancellations and chaos; and heavy metals in chocolate. These stories and more highlight the Straight Arrow News midday rundown for Friday, Dec. 30, 2022.  Suspect in custody for Idaho murders The arrest comes almost two months after […]

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Morning rundown: $1.7 trillion spending bill signed, Pele dies

The $1.7 trillion government spending bill signed; Trump taxes released; and a soccer legend dead at 82. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Friday, Dec.30, 2022.  Biden signs $1.7 trillion spending bill While on vacation on Thursday, President Biden resumed official business just long enough to sign […]

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Musk announces new Twitter policy is to follow, question science

Twitter CEO Elon Musk has been flipping the platform with some big changes. Now, he’s taking aim at scientific consensus. “New Twitter policy is to follow the science, which necessarily includes reasoned questioning of the science,” Musk tweeted.  Musk did not elaborate what constitutes reasoned questioning nor how this policy would take effect. Previous Twitter […]

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Midday rundown: Buffalo driving ban lifted, Cosby planning comedy tour

The driving ban is lifted in storm ravaged Buffalo; Americans back Ukraine; and Bill Cosby’s new comedy tour. These stories and more highlight your midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022. Buffalo’s blizzard conditions ease The city of Buffalo, New York is slowly cleaning up after its most deadly storm […]

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Morning rundown: US testing requirements for Chinese travelers; Twitter outage

The Biden administration announced new COVID testing requirements for Chinese travelers; U.S. is selling millions of dollars of arms to Taiwan; and a Twitter outage causes outrage. These stories and more highlight our morning rundown for Thursday, Dec. 29, 2022.  US requires testing from China travelers Starting next week, any travelers from China to the […]

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Midday rundown: Final man sentenced in Whitmer kidnapping plot, Trump’s taxes

The last man who plotted to kidnap Michigan Gov. Whitmer is sentenced; the former Pope is “very sick” and Southwest could be compensating its inconvenienced travelers. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022. Sentencing in Whitmer kidnapping plot Barry Croft Jr., who helped plan […]

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Morning rundown: Title 42 stays; Southwest still struggling

Title 42 gets another temporary lifeline; Southwest airlines is still struggling; and more snow hits Buffalo. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Wednesday, Dec. 28, 2022.  Supreme Court keeps Title 42 for now Title 42 was supposed to expire one week ago today before the Supreme Court intervened. Now in a 5-4 […]

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Midday rundown: Ukraine pitches peace summit, Taiwan extends military service

The ringleader behind Michigan governor’s kidnapping plot is sentenced; new developments form on Ukraine-Russia peace talks; and why thousands of Washington state residents were without power on Christmas. These stories and more highlight your midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle for Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022. Leader behind kidnapping plot sentenced On Tuesday, the leader […]

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Pavel Anton, another rich, Russian Putin critic, found dead

Another wealthy Russian, and Putin critic, is dead. This time it happened in India and involved another window. The BBC reported 65-year-old Pavel Antonov was found dead in India. Antov made his fortune in the sausage industry and was one of the richest local politicians in Russia. Antov was on vacation in eastern India with friends […]

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Morning rundown: DOT investigating Southwest; dozens dead in storm

Dozens are dead in a historic New York blizzard; the U.S. government is investigating Southwest airlines over canceled flights; and China is dropping its quarantine requirement. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Tuesday, Dec. 27, 2022.  DOT to investigate Southwest The Department of Transportation is now looking […]

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Midday rundown: Shooting in Paris, winter storm cancels 3,700+ flights

A deadly shooting in Paris killed 3, inflation has slowed and thousands of flights have been canceled thanks to the historic winter storm. These stories and more highlight Straight Arrow News’ midday rundown for Friday, Dec. 23, 2022.  Shooting in Paris leaves three dead A shooting inside a Kurdish cultural center in Paris is being […]

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Morning rundown: House voting on omnibus, historic winter storm advancing

The House plans to vote on a spending bill, North Korea has tested missiles and Facebook parent company Meta reached an expensive settlement. These stories and more headline Straight Arrow News’ Friday, Dec. 23 morning rundown. $1.7 trillion omnibus bill goes to House vote Today, the House will vote on the $1.7 trillion government spending […]

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Senate passes $1.7 trillion omnibus spending bill

The United States Senate on Thursday approved a $1.7 trillion omnibus package to fund the federal government through September of next year. The legislation is now heading to the House, and if passed, must be signed by President Joe Biden before funding runs out on Friday. The spending package, which passed the Senate 68-29, has […]

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CDC: Life expectancy down, COVID-19 and opioids to blame

Life expectancy in the U.S. has dropped to its lowest level in 25 years. That’s according to new data from the Centers for Disease Control which show the leading causes for this change are COVID-19 and record-setting drug overdoses. In 2021, nearly 107,000 people died of an overdose–about five times worse than 20 years ago. Government data […]

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Midday rundown: Senate agrees on spending bill, Fentanyl gets deadlier

An update you need to know on the proposed spending package meant to avoid a government shutdown, and could Google search engines be a thing of the past? These stories and more highlight your midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Thursday Dec. 22, 2022.  $1.7 trillion spending bill gets green light Senate Majority […]

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Morning rundown: Zelenskyy’s address, bomb cyclones hit US

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy addressed the American people. FTX and Alameda Research crypto execs plead guilty. Bomb cyclones sweep the Midwest. These stories and more highlight Straight Arrow News’ morning rundown for Thursday, Dec. 22, 2022.  Zelenskyy addresses Congress, America “I hope my words of respect and gratitude resonate in each American heart. Ukraine holds […]

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Twitter Files: Twitter secretly aided Pentagon propaganda campaigns

Newly released documents obtained by the Intercept suggest Twitter secretly helped the U.S. wage a propaganda campaign in the Middle East at the request of The Pentagon. That’s according to the latest batch of the so-called “Twitter Files” revealed this week. According to journalist Lee Fang, dozens of fake social media accounts covertly run by […]

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IRS failed to perform required audits of Trump’s tax returns

For years, Americans couldn’t escape hearing about former President Donald Trump’s tax returns and why, despite years of precedence, he refused to release them. Trump repeatedly cited it was because he was being audited, but a House committee report reveals the IRS actually failed to audit him as president when it was required. According to […]

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Midday rundown: FTX founder extradited, NFL legend Franco Harris dies

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried has been extradited to the United States. The Kremlin has condemned Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskyy’s trip to Washington, D.C. Plus, a U.K. ambulance shortage and a singing toilet. These stories and more highlight Straight Arrow News’ midday rundown for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022. FTX founder extradited to U.S. FTX founder Sam […]

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Morning rundown: Zelenskyy in DC; Trump’s tax returns to be released

Zelenskyy goes to Washington; Donald Trump’s tax returns released; and severe weather heading your way. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Wednesday, Dec. 21, 2022.  Zelenskyy to visit Biden in Washington President Volodymyr Zelenskyy will be meeting with President Joe Biden and Congress today in his first foreign trip since Russia invaded […]

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Congress negotiating $1.7 trillion funding bill ahead of Friday deadline

The federal government is preparing to spend $1.7 trillion next year. According to the newly released 2023 omnibus spending package, taxpayer dollars are being split, with $772.5 billion for non-defense spending and $858 billion in defense funding for the military.  Congress is currently negotiating the final details and the numbers may change slightly. But lawmakers […]

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Midday rundown: Wells Fargo fined, Weinstein convicted of rape

Wells Fargo fined billions; Weinstein convicted of rape; and Putin’s Christmas cheer. These stories and more highlight Straight Arrow News’ midday rundown for Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022. Wells Fargo ordered to pay $3.7 billion The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Wells Fargo’s illegal activity has impacted more than 16 million customers. The bank has faced […]

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Morning rundown: SCOTUS intervenes in Title 42 lift; coldest Christmas in decades

Congress has unveiled what’s inside the $1.7 trillion omnibus spending package; a new cap on your kids’ medicines; and the coldest Christmas in four decades. These stories and more highlight our morning rundown for Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2022.  SCOTUS intervenes in Title 42 lift A Supreme Court ruling late Monday will temporarily keep Title 42 in […]

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Twitter Files: FBI discredited factual information about Hunter Biden

The ongoing saga surrounding Hunter Biden’s laptop added another chapter this week. Independent journalist Michael Shellenberger dropped Part Seven of the Twitter Files Monday. The latest offering details how the FBI, and the greater intelligence community, discredited factual information about Hunter Biden and his foreign business dealings. Elon Musk hired independent journalists like Shellenberger to […]

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Elizabeth Warren drills Tesla board over Musk’s Twitter moves, legal conflicts

While Twitter users who participated in a straw poll overwhelmingly support Elon Musk stepping down as CEO, it may be too late for Musk’s golden goose, Tesla. On Sunday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., sent a letter to the chair of Tesla’s board raising questions about possible legal failures by Musk and the board since Musk’s […]

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Midday rundown: Fortnite pays hefty fine, snowstorm stalls travelers

Popular video game, Fortnite, pays a hefty fine; Facebook Marketplace comes under fire; and a white Christmas could stall travelers. These stories and more highlight our midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Monday, Dec.19, 2022.  Fortnite’s parent company settles with FTC Epic Games Incorporated, the parent company of the popular “Fortnite” video game, […]

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Morning rundown: Musk stepping down as Twitter CEO?; Texas migrant emergency

Elon Musk could to step down from his position as Twitter CEO; Texas is experiencing a migrant emergency; Messi’s triumphant World Cup good-bye. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Monday, Dec. 19, 2022. Musk polls Twitter on ceo change The Twitter-verse has spoken, voting for Elon Musk to remove himself as head […]

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Midday rundown: Griner on her release, Twitter’s suspension spree

Brittney Griner speaks on her release from Russian prison; JFK files revealed but redacted; Elon Musk’s Twitter suspension spree; Starbucks workers strike; and an officer is exposed to fentanyl; These stories and more highlight the midday rundown, aimed right down the middle, for Friday, Dec. 16, 2022.  Brittney Griner breaks silence Brittney Griner has taken […]

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Morning rundown: Congress avoids shutdown; defense bill passes

Congress avoids a government shutdown; the military vaccine mandate gets dropped as defense bill passes; a massive winter storm surges on; and nearly half of young adults are living with their parents. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Thursday, Dec. 16, 2022.  Congress averts government shutdown The Senate and the House have […]

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Midday rundown: Pfizer price hike, Musk’s jet tracking account suspended

Congress is criticizing U.S. intelligence; Elon Musk suspended a Twitter account tracking his jet and Arizona faces a lawsuit over shipping containers. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022.  Congress: U.S. should’ve spied on China House Democrats have released a new report detailing the shortcomings of the U.S. in […]

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Morning rundown: COVID surge; Pelosi’s attacker in court; JFK files revealed

The U.S. faces a potential COVID surge; a government shutdown likely to be avoided; Paul Pelosi’s attacker appears in court; and JFK documents are set to be declassified. These stories and more highlight our morning rundown for Thursday, Dec. 15, 2022.  Senate to vote on funding bill to avert shutdown There was a House vote […]

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Midday rundown: COVID-19 origins, Russian prisoner swaps

The 10 year anniversary of the Sandy Hook massacre; roadway dangers; and more Russian prisoner swaps. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. GOP requests 40 officials to testify on COVID-19 origins GOP leaders in the house are doing the groundwork preparing for the […]

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Morning rundown: Deadly weather sweeping U.S.; 7th Fed rate hike

Deadly weather is still on the move; the Fed plans another rake hike; a new report reveals details on on long COVID deaths; and the USPS honors a late congressman. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2022. Mother, son die in tornado, storm still moving “I just heard a […]

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FTX founder Bankman-Fried charged in US, new CEO calls him ‘unsophisticated’

FTX founder Sam Bankman-Fried is facing charges from multiple U.S. agencies after getting arrested Monday night in the Bahamas. Once considered crypto’s white knight, Bankman-Fried’s arrest and charges come one month after his cryptocurrency exchange filed for bankruptcy following a spectacular collapse. The Securities and Exchange Commission on Tuesday charged the fallen CEO in “orchestrating […]

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Midday rundown: FTX CEO testifies, EU’s first green tariff

New FTX CEO testifies before Congress; EU imposes first green tariff on goods; and a vaccine combo that lowers cancer risk. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown, aimed straight down the middle, for Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022. FTX CEO testimony “The FTX group’s collapse appears to stem from absolute concentration of control in […]

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Morning rundown: FTX founder arrested; BTS member joins military

Authorities arrest FTX founder in the Bahamas; a BTS member enters the military; and blizzards spread across the U.S. This is your morning rundown for Tuesday, Dec. 13, 2022.  FTX founder arrested, new CEO to testify today “I didn’t knowingly commit fraud, I don’t think I committed fraud, I didn’t want any of this to […]

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Midday rundown: Electric batteries boosted, Golden Globe nominations

Biden boosts electric battery production; More Oath Keepers go on trial; and nods to Hollywood’s hottest. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown, aimed down the middle, for Monday, Dec. 12, 2022.  Biden to fund domestic EV battery production A government loan of $2.5 billion will be going to General Motors and LG Energy […]

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Morning rundown: Griner update; Lockerbie bombing suspect in custody; storm warning

We have an update on Brittney Griner since her return to the U.S. three days ago; a bombing suspect finally in custody; and a winter storm warning. These stories and more highlight your morning rundown for Monday, Dec. 12, 2022.  Update on Griner return, Whelan detainment “She’s at SA getting appropriate mental and physical healthcare […]

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Biden criticized for releasing Viktor Bout, merchant of death

The Biden administration is coming under heavy fire for its prisoner exchange of WNBA star Brittney Griner for Russian arms dealer Viktor Bout. While critics are happy Griner is on her way home, they are not pleased a man called the merchant of death is free.  Bout was originally arrested in 2008, and extradited to […]

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Midday rundown: Putin talks prisoner swaps, Amazon accused of stealing

Putin talks prisoner swaps; Amazon accused of stealing; exploding air bags and backyard unicorns. This is your midday rundown, aimed down the middle, for Friday, Dec. 9, 2022. Putin: Future prisoner swaps possible Putin has told reporters more future prisoner swaps are possible. As the U.S. welcomes WNBA star Brittney Griner back to American soil […]

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Morning rundown: Griner back in U.S.; Musk releases ‘Twitter files’

Brittney Griner is back on U.S. soil; Musk releases the next round of his “Twitter-Files”; and the U.S. is monitoring China’s space debris. This is your morning rundown, aimed down the middle, for Friday, Dec. 9, 2022.  Brittney Griner flight lands in San Antonio Brittney Griner landed in San Antonio Friday morning. She is expected […]

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Five states ban TikTok from government devices, more bans likely

Depending on whom you ask, TikTok is either a fun and engaging social media app or a tool of the Chinese Communist Party posing serious threats to national security. A growing list of lawmakers think it’s the latter. Indiana filed two lawsuits against TikTok this week, alleging the social media company is deceiving consumers about […]

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Midday rundown: Griner’s release, TikTok bans and Qatar cats

The latest on Brittney Griner’s release from Russian prison; more TikTok bans surface and crazy cats of Qatar take center stage. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Brittney Griner free after U.S. – Russia prisoner swap “She’s safe, she’s on a plane, she’s on her way home after […]

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Morning Rundown: Putin hints of long war; Title 42 expiring

Title 42 is expiring; Iran executes a protester; Putin dangles bombs; and “Wordle” tops Google searches. These stories and more highlight the morning update for Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022. Biden administration appeals end to title 42 Last month, a judge ruled Title 42 would have to be lifted on Dec. 21, calling the COVID-era border […]

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FBI investigates suspicious power outage; Russia rejects oil price cap

Iran’s hijab law under review; a suspicious power outage in North Carolina is under investigation; and Russia rejects the West’s oil price cap. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Monday, Dec. 5, 2022. FBI investigate North Carolina power outages Tens of thousands of residents in one North Carolina county are without power. […]

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US avoids rail strike, Alex Jones files bankruptcy, fentanyl vaccine unveiled

Congress avoids a looming rail strike; Alex Jones files for bankruptcy; and a vaccine is unveiled for fentanyl. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Rail strike avoided, Congress bill signed The president has signed a bill that will prevent railroad workers from going on strike, despite their unions […]

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Kanye kicked off Twitter; Pentagon unveils stealth bomber

Elon Kanye gets kicked off of Twitter; the Pentagon unveils a new stealth bomber; and tensions between Disney and Florida begin to relax. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown Friday, Dec. 2, 2022. Biden calls for DNC calendar shake up A panel for the Democratic National Committee will be meeting today and tomorrow […]

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Amazon sets Black Friday, Cyber Monday records; COVID case anniversary

Today marks a grim COVID-19 milestone; Tesla unveils its electric semitruck; and Amazon hits record high. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. First COVID-19 case in China 3 years ago Today is the three year anniversary of the first COVID-19 patient in China. It’s been three years since […]

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Biden hosts Macron, CDC says US seeing worst flu in a decade

The U.S. sees the worst flu season in a decade; ICE breach compromises migrants; Musk’s brain chip tested in humans; and the World Cup’s first female referee. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Thursday, Dec. 1, 2022. The White House to host French President President Joe Biden will play host to French […]

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House votes against rail strike; SD employees banned from TikTok

The House votes to avoid a rail strike; an Oath Keeper is found guilty of sedition; state employees are banned from TikTok; and the Rubik’s Cube turns 50. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Wednesday, Nov. 30, 2022. House votes today to avoid rail strike House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, looking at a […]

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Biden ‘confident’ of no rail strike, NATO commits to Ukraine

Biden says he is “confident” a rail strike will be averted; NATO commits to Ukraine; and the Great Barrier Reef is in danger. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Biden is “confident” strike will be prevented “Congress, I think, has to act to prevent it. It’s not an […]

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Congress called on to prevent rail strike; U.S. vs Iran

Congress is called on to prevent a rail strike; 40 million under severe weather watch; and the U.S. vs. Iran. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Tuesday, Nov. 29, 2022. Congress called on to prevent rail strike After months of failed negotiations between the railroads and unions of railroad employees, President Joe […]

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World’s biggest volcano erupts, Black Friday and Cyber Monday break records

The World’s biggest volcano is erupting; a recall is issued for sippy cups; and this Cyber Monday could break records. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. World’s most active volcano erupts The world’s largest active volcano is erupting in Hawaii for the first time in nearly 40 years. […]

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Iran wants U.S. kicked out of World Cup; NFL star kicked off plane

A social media feud has Iran wanting the U.S. removed from the World Cup; the Buffalo supermarket shooting suspect is in court; and an NFL star was kicked off a plane.  These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Monday, Nov. 28, 2022. Early voting begins in Georgia runoff election Early voting is officially […]

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Black Friday amid inflation; frustration over China COVID lockdowns

Americans take part in Black Friday amid record inflation; Musk grants Twitter amnesty; and Covid lockdown frustrations are growing in China. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Friday, Nov. 25, 2022. Black Friday begins amid record inflation It’s the biggest shopping weekend of the year and Americans are ready for deals after […]

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Deadly bombs in Jerusalem, Facebook gets personal tax info

Deadly bombs detonated in Jerusalem; the European Union voted to declare Russia’s invasion of Ukraine an act of terrorism; and gas thieves steal hundreds of gallons. These stories and more highlight the noon rundown for Wednesday, Nov. 23, 2022. Deadly bombs detonate in Jerusalem A teenager is dead and 19 others injured after bombs exploded […]

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Oath Keepers’ jury deliberates, Ukrainians face deadly winter

Jurors have started deliberations in an Oath Keepers trial; Ukrainians face deadly winter; and Alabama has paused executions after errors. These stories and more highlight the midday rundown for Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022. Jurors begin deliberations in Oath Keepers trial A jury is now deliberating in the trial against Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four […]

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Shooting victims identified; driver who hit recruits says he fell asleep at wheel

The victims of the LGBTQ club mass shooting have been revealed; driver explains how he ran into a group of cadets; and one person is dead after a car crashes into an Apple store. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2022.  Victims identified in mass shooting – Officials identified […]

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Indonesian earthquake kills 162, UN called to address North Korea

An earthquake in Indonesia kills more than 160, injures hundreds more; the U.N. Security council weighs a response to North Korea’s missile tests; and a potential railroad strike before the holidays could strike a blow to the U.S. economy. These stories and more highlight the noon rundown for Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Indonesia earthquake kills […]

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Disney shake-up, Twitter reinstates Trump and unblocks Ye

Bob Chapek is out at Disney; Donald Trump’s Twitter account is reinstated; and shooter killed several people a Colorado Springs nightclub. These stories and more highlight the morning rundown for Monday, Nov. 21, 2022. Shake-up at Disney – Bob Iger is back as Disney’s CEO after previously leading the company for 15 years. Bob Chapek […]

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Republicans to investigate the Bidens and no tickets for Swifties

Republicans vow to investigate the Bidens; the Saudi crown prince off the hook in murder case; and if you’re a Taylor Swift fan, you’re out of luck. These stories highlight the morning rundown for Friday, Nov. 18, 2022. House GOP to investigate the Bidens – The new GOP majority in the house wasted no time […]

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Republican House majority; Thanksgiving prices; Starbucks strike

Republicans secured a majority in the House of Representatives; Thanksgiving dinner prices up 20% compared to last year; and Starbucks workers were set to go on strike. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Thursday, Nov. 17, 2022. Republicans secure House majority – More than a week after the midterm elections, Republicans reached the 218-seat threshold […]

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Poland missile blast; Trump announces 2024 run; Title 42 ruling

An investigation is underway into a missile blast in Poland; Donald Trump announced he is running for president in 2024; and a judge ordered the end of Title 42. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Wednesday, Nov. 16, 2022. Poland missile blast – NATO leaders met Wednesday to discuss why and how a missile that […]

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Hobbs wins; Trump ’24 announcement; world population to top 8B

Katie Hobbs is projected to win the state’s gubernatorial election; Donald Trump is expected to announce his bid to run for president in 2024; and the world population is expected to surpass 8 billion. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2022. Hobbs wins Arizona gubernatorial race: Arizona Secretary of State Katie […]

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Biden, Xi meet; U of Virginia campus shooting; Dems take Senate

The highly anticipated meeting between President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Jinping took place overnight; a shooting at the campus of the University of Virginia left three dead; and Democrats maintained control of the Senate with a key win over the weekend. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Monday, Nov. 14, 2022. Biden, […]

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Loan forgiveness blocked; ammunition to Ukraine; Veterans Day

A judge blocked President Joe Biden’s plan to provide student loan forgiveness to millions of Americans; the U.S. will buy ammunition from South Korea to give to Ukraine; and America honors its veterans on Veterans Day. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Friday, Nov. 11, 2022. Student loan forgiveness plan blocked – A Trump-appointed judge […]

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Midterms unsettled; Tropical Storm Nicole; Twitter remote work

The 2022 midterms remained unsettled as of early Thursday morning; Hurricane Nicole downgraded to a tropical storm shortly after making landfall in Florida; and Elon Musk banned remote work at Twitter. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Thursday, Nov. 10, 2022. Midterms unsettled – While Republicans made small gains in both houses of Congress Wednesday, […]

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Midterm campaigning; Twitter calls back workers; $75M sports bet

President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump are spending the last day before the midterm elections campaigning; Twitter has reportedly asked for some of the employees they laid off to return to work; and a Texas gambler is set to receive the largest payout on a single legal sports bet in U.S. history. These […]

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Twitter layoffs; Alex Jones punitive phase; Kyrie Irving suspension

Twitter is expected to announce layoffs Friday afternoon; the punitive damages phase of Alex Jones’ Connecticut Sandy Hook defamation trial is set to begin; and Kyrie Irving was suspended over his antisemitism controversy. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Friday, Nov. 4, 2022. Twitter layoffs to be announced – Twitter Inc. will tell employees […]

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Biden democracy speech; N Korea launch; Irving tweet response

President Joe Biden warned in a speech that democracy itself is in peril; North Korea fired multiple ballistic missiles; and Kyrie Irving took responsibility for his apparent support of an antisemitic film. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Thursday, Nov. 3, 2022. Biden democracy warning  – In a Wednesday night speech, President Biden warned […]

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North Korea missile launch; Netanyahu comeback; US election rulings

North Korea held a major missile launch, firing at least one in the direction of South Korea; Benjamin Netanyahu appears to be on the brink of returning to power in Israel; and two courts made rulings regarding the U.S. midterm elections. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Wednesday, Nov. 2, 2022. North Korea missile […]

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BP earnings soar; judge blocks publisher merger; $1.2B Powerball prize

British Petroleum’s earnings more than doubled in the third quarter; a judge blocked a merger between two major publishers; and the Powerball prize is now $1.2 billion. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Tuesday, Nov. 1, 2022. BP earnings soar – BP reported Tuesday that its earnings jumped to $8.15 billion in the third […]

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Pelosi attack details; South Korea crowd surge; affirmative action case

Additional details have been revealed about the man accused of an attack on Paul Pelosi late last week; a crowd surge killed more than 150 people in South Korea; and the Supreme Court is set to look at two affirmative action cases. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Monday, Oct. 31, 2022. Pelosi attack […]

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Musk takes over Twitter; NV hand counting paused; election challenges

Elon Musk has taken over as the head of Twitter; the hand-count of mail-in ballots in a rural Nevada county is on hold; and legal challenges to the 2022 midterm elections have already begun. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Friday, Oct. 28, 2022. Musk takes over Twitter – According to two people familiar with […]

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2nd Walker abortion accuser; St. Louis shooting details; Musk visits Twitter

A second accuser has come forward to claim Herschel Walker encouraged and paid for her abortion; new details have been revealed about the teenager who shot and killed two people at a St. Louis high school; and Elon Musk made a trip to Twitter’s headquarters. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Thursday, Oct. 27, […]

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UN climate report; joint warning to North Korea; inhalable COVID vaccine

A new climate report from the United Nations found the world is “nowhere near” hitting greenhouse gas emissions targets; North Korea was the recipient of a joint warning over nuclear testing; and China launched an inhalable COVID-19 vaccine. The stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Wednesday, October 26, 2022. U.N. climate report – According to a […]

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Sunak takes over as PM; Griner sentence appeal; Biden to get booster

Rishi Sunak was officially installed as the next British prime minister; a Russian court heard Brittney Griner’s appeal to her nine-year prison sentence; and President Joe Biden was set to receive an updated COVID-19 shot. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2022. Sunak takes over as British prime minister – King Charles […]

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Sunak likely next UK PM; Russia ‘dirty bomb’ claim; Korean warning shots

Rishi Sunak began the week as the strong favorite to become the country’s next prime minister; Russia’s defense chief alleged Ukraine was preparing a “provocation” involving a radioactive device; and North and South Korea fired warning shots at each other. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Monday, Oct. 24, 2022. Sunak likely to become […]

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British PM contenders; DOD to help with abortions; Spacey wins lawsuit

Contenders to be the next British prime minister wasted little time drumming up support; the Pentagon will help out troops who seek abortions; and Kevin Spacey won a lawsuit that accused him of sexual abuse. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Friday, Oct. 21, 2022. British prime minister candidates drum up support – Several British […]

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Trump/Eastman emails; new Omicron subvariants; loan forgiveness appeal

A judge ordered the release of emails between former President Donald Trump and attorney John Eastman; health officials are warning of two new subvariants of COVID-19; and a taxpayers group has asked the Supreme Court to block the student loan forgiveness program. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Thursday, Oct. 20, 2022. Judge orders […]

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Biden to release oil; promise to codify Roe; IRS inflation adjustments

President Joe Biden is set to announce a release of oil from the strategic reserve a day after he promised to codify Roe v. Wade, and the Internal Revenue Service is preparing to increase its inflation adjustments for the 2023 tax year. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Wednesday, Oct. 19 2022. Biden to […]

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Blinken’s China warning; loan forgiveness app live; lower-cost hearing aids

Secretary of State Antony Blinken issued a warning about alleged plans by China to pursue unification with Taiwan; the student loan forgiveness application has gone live; and more affordable hearing aids are now available over the counter. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2022. Blinken warning on China – Speaking at […]

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More Kyiv strikes; China’s Communist Party congress; Georgia early voting

On the same day more suicide drones struck Kyiv, day two of China’s Communist Party congress got underway as early voting was set to begin in Georgia. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Monday, Oct. 17, 2022. Kyiv drone strikes – An unknown numbers of explosive-laden suicide drones struck Ukraine’s capital as residents were preparing […]

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Trump subpoenaed; response to Russia threat; Musk/Twitter investigation

The House committee investigating the Jan. 6 Capitol riots has subpoenaed former President Donald Trump; European and world leaders sounded off on Russia’s threat of World War III; and Elon Musk is under investigation over his acquisition of Twitter. Those stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Friday, Oct. 14, 2022. Jan. 6 committee subpoenas Trump […]

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Russia warns of World War III; Alex Jones verdict; Social Security boost

Russia’s latest threats over Ukraine included references to World War III; Alex Jones was ordered to pay nearly $1 billion to those affected by the Sandy Hook shooting; and a large boost to Social Security benefits is expected. These stories highlight the daily rundown for Thursday, Oct. 13, 2022. Russia threatens World War III – Russian […]

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Nuclear plant loses power; Biden OPEC response; loan forgiveness website

The embattled Zaporizhzhia Nuclear Power Plant lost power again; President Joe Biden said there will be “consequences” for Saudi Arabia after OPEC’s oil cut; and the White House released a preview of the upcoming student loan forgiveness application website. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Wednesday, Oct. 12, 2022. Zaporizhzhia nuclear plant loses power […]

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US air support to Ukraine; Israel/Lebanon border deal; LIV golfer cashes in

President Joe Biden told Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy the United States would provide Ukraine with “advanced air defense systems;” Israel and Lebanon reached an historic maritime border deal; and a top LIV golfer has already topped $30 million in winnings in just six tournaments. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Tuesday, Oct. 11, 2022. […]

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Russia strikes Kyiv; North Korea threatens South; Nobel Prize for economics

Russia attacked multiple Ukrainian cities, including Kyiv, with strikes; North Korea explains its reasoning behind its recent missile launches; and a former Federal Reserve chairman won the Nobel Prize in economics. These stories highlight the Daily Rundown for Monday, Oct. 10, 2022. Russia launches strikes on Ukraine – At least eights people were killed and dozens […]

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Biden’s ‘Armageddon’ comment; Hunter Biden charges; Nobel Peace Prize

President Joe Biden said the risk of nuclear “Armageddon” is at its highest level in 60 years; federal agents have gathered what they believe is sufficient evidence to charge President Biden’s son Hunter; and this year’s Nobel Peace Prize winners are seen as a rebuke to Russian President Vladimir Putin. Theses stories highlight the Daily […]

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