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In Lawsuit Against Texas Redistricting Maps, Plaintiffs See History Repeating

They argue that the new maps would depress Latino voter representation in the state
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Alec Baldwin’s first interview since fatal ‘Rust’ shooting to air on ABC
Actor Alec Baldwin's first interview since the tragic "Rust" shooting is set to air during primetime on ABC and Hulu on Dec. 2.
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$3 million Hennessey Deep Space 6x6 electric supercar proves everything is bigger in Texas
The Hennessey Performance Deep Space is a proposed six-wheel-drive electric supercar with four seats that can reach speeds in excess of 200 mph.
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Omicron could worsen supply chain turmoil by scaring workers, Commerce Secretary says
Commerce Secretary Gina Raimondo is concerned the Omicron coronavirus variant will exacerbate pressure on the already stressed-out global supply chain.
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Md. state trooper struck by vehicle on I-270
Officials said a Maryland state trooper was struck by a vehicle along I-270 south in Montgomery County.
Florida man charged with killing 21-year-old woman in 1983
Officials say a man who had long been considered a person of interest in the killing of a 21-year-old South Florida woman has been arrested after 38 years
The Josh Duggar Trial Story Explained
The former "19 Kids and Counting" star is facing two counts of downloading and possessing child pornography.
Meghan Markle Tabloid Privacy Judgement Due After Private Messages Exposed
Meghan Markle's privacy lawsuit against a U.K. tabloid will either end in victory or be blown wide open after a judgement which is due in London.
Russia Orders U.S. Diplomats in Country for Over 3 Years to Leave By January 31
The Kremlin said the move is a response to a U.S. announcement that 27 Russian diplomats and their families would have to leave by January 30.
Putin and West Spar Over NATO’s Military Ties to Ukraine
Tensions over Ukraine escalated as Russia’s leader demanded “legal guarantees” that the Western military alliance would not expand to the East, a position NATO regards as untenable.
Crowds Gather Outside Supreme Court As Future of Roe v. Wade on the Line
The court is set to hear arguments in a case seeking to revive a 2018 Mississippi law that bans most abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy.
‘We Cannot Rest in Our Fight.’ Angelina Jolie Talks to Dr. Denis Mukwege About Supporting Victims of Sexual Violence
Soft spoken, with a steady smile and deeply reassuring manner, Dr. Denis Mukwege is exactly the person you would want at your side if you were faced with a health crisis. He is known globally as a surgeon, advocate against the use of sexual violence against women as a strategy and weapon of war and…
California moves toward launching nation’s first heat wave ranking system
Categorizing heat waves could help communities better prepare and reduce deaths
NJ student charged for threat against high school just hours after Michigan school shooting
A high school in New Jersey is under increased police presence following a student’s arrest for making a threat on social media
Byron Allen’s discrimination suit against McDonald’s tossed
A judge tossed out Weather Channel owner Byron Allen’s $10 billion discrimination lawsuit against McDonald’s on Wednesday.
Oxford, Michigan students huddle in their classroom during a shooting at their high school
Cellphone footage shows students huddled in their classroom during a shooting at Oxford High School in Michigan.
World AIDS Day 2021: An international day of raising awareness and remembering lives lost
World AIDS Day is recognized on Dec. 1. The day of awareness and remembrance started in 1988 to spread education about HIV/AIDS.
Putin demands NATO guarantee it won't expand eastward amid fears of Russian invasion
President Vladimir Putin said Wednesday that Moscow would seek Western guarantees precluding any further NATO expansion and deployment of its weapons near his country's borders, a stern demand that comes amid fears of a Russian invasion of Ukraine.
WATCH: 6-year-old gives electrifying pep talk to team
Cal Perks, 6, suited up and made an electrifying speech to pump up a junior ice hockey team.
Biden should quickly revisit Omicron travel ban, says this CEO
Roger Dow, CEO of the US Travel Association, is questioning the logic of President Joe Biden's travel restrictions, imposed on South Africa and seven neighboring countries following the emergence of the Omicron coronavirus variant.
Russia boots US Embassy staffers amid diplomatic row, Ukraine tension
Russia's foreign ministry said the move was retaliation for the US expelling more than 50 Russian diplomats by the end of June 2022.
Buttigieg remains silent on former top aide helping Andrew Cuomo fight sexual harassment accusations
Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg has remained silent as the details of a former top aide’s assistance to disgraced former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo have come to light.
Where Can I Watch ‘Glee’ Now That It’s Left Netflix?
It's a bleak time for Journey and Sue Sylvester fans everywhere.
Two-term GOP Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, a Trump critic, won’t seek reelection in 2022
Republican Gov. Charlie Baker of Massachusetts, a vocal critic of former President Trump, announced on Wednesday that he won’t seek a third term in 2022.
Heather Dubrow Returns to ‘RHOC’ And Not A Moment Too Soon
Everybody say thank you, Heather Dubrow!
New armored dinosaur found in Chile had bizarre weaponized tail
The fossilized skeleton of new species of armored dinosaur dating from the late Cretaceous period, around 71.7 million to 74.9 million years ago, was found in Chile. It had a weaponized tail not seen before in any other dinosaur.
Medieval 'weirdness' in the score taps into the otherworldly feel of 'Green Knight'
The film -- and the music -- in 'Green Knight' become a twisted meditation on fate and death
Jude Law’s daughter Iris, 21, is a sexy style star on the rise
Since dramatically shaking up her look by buzzing her long, dark hair for a platinum buzzcut, the young starlet’s become a red carpet fixture.
Ancient footprints mistakenly attributed to bears were made by early humans
A new look at nearly 3.7-million-year-old fossil footprints uncovered in Tanzania shows that multiple species of early humans lived together at the same time.
Small business owners, here's how to use the holidays to up your social media game
Having a robust holiday social media presence doesn't have to be difficult or time-consuming. Here's the kind of content with the biggest ROI.
San Francisco businesses struggle to afford private law enforcement: 'It's just not feasible'
San Francisco gym owner Danielle Rabkin argued it isn't 'feasible' for small businesses to afford private security in the city as it continues to grapple with mass looting.
Demonstrators rally outside Supreme Court as arguments open in Mississippi abortion case
Demonstrators rally as the Supreme Court hears arguments in a case challenging a Mississippi abortion law.
Spotify Wrapped 2021 Will Send Out Shopping Links to Your Favorite Artists' Merch Pages
With this year's Spotify Wrapped, fans will be sent links to virtual merch tables for their favorite artists, where they can buy t-shirts, vinyl records and more.
Facebook unblocks searches for Kyle Rittenhouse after acquittal
After Rittenhouse's acquittal, Meta shifts a policy implemented days after the Aug. 25, 2020 shooting that removed Rittenhouse’s accounts on both Facebook and Instagram in addition to “removing praise and support of the shooter” and blocking “searches of his name on our platforms.”
Oxford School Shooter Tries to Trick Students into Opening Door in Viral Video
The video of the shooter trying to trick the students have been viewed over 2.5 million times.
Watch Livestream of Recently Discovered Comet Sharing Sky With Star Cluster
The comet, named C/2021 A1 Leonard, will pass Earth for the first time in around 70,000 years in what's promised to be a "breathtaking" sight.
Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon's CNN Podcast 'The Handoff' Faces Uncertain Future
CNN anchors Chris Cuomo and Don Lemon have often remarked on their genuine friendship, but Cuomo's scandal has left many questions unanswered.
Texas resident gets over $4,000 in bills after COVID test
Although COVID-19 testing costs are supposed to be covered under most circumstances, some people have been getting large and confusing bills, including some for hundreds or thousands of dollars.
Honduras voted for change. Can Xiomara Castro, the president-elect, deliver?
She’ll be facing military opposition, endemic corruption, extreme poverty and unfriendly institutions, among other challenges.
Internet is Obsessed With Biden's 'Attractive' Secret Service Agents: 'Marry Me'
President Biden's personal security have caused quite the stir online, owing to their stylish clothing and handsome looks.
Kathy Griffin Reveals She's Now Cancer-Free After Battling Lung Cancer
Comedian Kathy Griffin, who announced her lung cancer diagnosis in August, revealed that she is free of the disease during an appearance on "Jimmy Kimmel Live."
Japan Tells Airlines to Stop Selling Seats on International Flights Until End of Year
The new measure is the latest in the country's attempts to curb transmission of the COVID-19 Omicron variant.
No-bake caramel silk pie for Christmas: Try the recipe
McCrea’s Candies shared its caramel silk pie recipe with Fox News as holiday are here
The Daily Money: Wall Street bounces back; Spotify Wrapped, Toys R Us return
Today's top stories from USA TODAY Money.
CNN's Brian Stelter indicates Chris Cuomo might only be suspended for a few weeks
CNN suspended embattled anchor Chris Cuomo "indefinitely" on Tuesday, leading to widespread speculation that his time at the liberal network was over. But hours later, CNN’s media newsletter penned by Brian Stelter and his sidekick floated that Cuomo would simply "remain on the bench for weeks."
Meadow Walker honors father Paul Walker on 8th anniversary of his death
"I love and miss you endlessly," Meadow said of her dad, who tragically died in a car crash on Nov. 30, 2013. "Today and everyday I celebrate your life."
Hurricane Ida recovery is slow for Louisiana bayou communities -- and nonprofits need your help
Three months after Hurricane Ida barreled through Louisiana, the town of Jean Lafitte near New Orleans is still pulling itself out of destruction and despair.
With Twitter's Jack Dorsey gone, now is the time for Americans to take back control of their communication
Since arriving in the Senate in 2019, I’ve crossed swords many times with Twitter’s outgoing CEO, Jack Dorsey. That’s because, over and over again under Dorsey’s leadership, Twitter willfully took upon itself the role of being the arbiter of truth.
Singapore tests out ‘smart bandage’ for remote recovery
A research team at the National University of Singapore has created a wearable sensor attached to a transparent bandage to track progress in healing, using information like temperature, bacteria type, and levels of pH and inflammation.