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North Korea Missile Launch Poses No Immediate Threat, U.S. Military Says

Leaders in South Korea and Japan separately convened emergency National Security Council meetings following the missile launch on Wednesday.
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Evergrande's Looming Default Rattles China's Small Businesses That Hold Ties to Developer
Business with Evergrande accounts for 90 percent of Guo Hui's business. Unpaid dues from the company have put his business on the verge of bankruptcy.
McConnell stops Schumer's latest attempt to raise debt ceiling
Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer tried to pass the bill with a simple majority vote of 50, rather than the 60 that is usually required for Senate bills.
Generals' testimonies contradict Biden claim military leaders didn't advise keeping 2500 troops in Afghanistan
CNN's Oren Liebermann reports.
Greta Thunberg roasts world leaders for being 'blah, blah, blah' on climate action
Thunberg imitated world leaders by repeating their commonly used expressions on the climate crisis, shooting them down as empty words and unfulfilled promises.
Self-made LB Jack Campbell reaches new heights with Hawkeyes
Jack Campbell remembers the questions about him when he was being recruited.
Pregnant people face 'severe risk of severe disease' from COVID-19. That's not motivating them to get vaccinated.
Black women already have disparate rates of maternal mortality, and pregnant women are at risk of severe illness from COVID-19.
Donald Trump's appalling response to a new tell-all book about his White House
Stephanie Grisham spent years at the side of the Trumps, serving as then-President Donald Trump's press secretary and as chief of staff for first lady Melania Trump.
Grand jury declines to indict Kentucky football players charged after frat party fight
The six Kentucky football players who were charged with burglary have returned to the team after a grand jury declined to indict them.
Texas Man Arrested in Connection to Three Dismembered Bodies Found in Dumpster
Jason Alan Thornburg will face a charge of capital murder of multiple persons and is being held at Tarrant County Jail on a $1 million bond.
James Carafano: Afghanistan blame game testimony by top military leaders didn't yield answers America needs
It is hard to walk away from the Senate Armed Services Committee Afghanistan testimony thinking are military leaders are serving us well.
Andrew Cuomo gets kisses from his dog Captain on fishing trip
The former New York Governor posted new photos on his Instagram account showcasing his love for his faithful companion.
More women are burning out at work, and that's a problem
Even in the face of a global pandemic, women continued to make strides in corporate America last year. But they're also burning out in higher numbers.
Video: Biden versus the generals on 2,500 troops in Afghanistan
Testimony by top military leaders appeared to contradict what President Biden said in August. But his comments were open to interpretation.
Child dies of brain-eating amoeba likely contracted at splash pad
The splash pad has been closed since officials were notified of the child's hospitalization, and the investigation is ongoing.
Trump Was Allegedly Kept From 'Brink of Rage' by Song From 'Cats'
A White House "Music Man" would reportedly play Trump the song "Memory" to sooth him during moments of rage.
Julian Castro Feels Beto O'Rourke 'Has a Shot' to Win Texas Governor Race Over Greg Abbott
"On all of those accounts, we are suffering through a governor who is really governing only for the perceived benefit of a small minority of people," Castro said
Man Accused of Fatally Shooting Florida Deputy Captured After 4-Day Manhunt
Nassau County Sheriff Bill Leeper said authorities used Deputy Joshua Moyer's handcuffs when they took Patrick McDowell into custody.
2021 MacArthur Foundation ‘Genius Grant’ Recipients Announced
This year's fellows include a historian and civil rights activist alongside scientists, economists, poets and filmmakers
Biden canceling Chicago trip as his legislative agenda hangs in the balance
President Joe Biden is canceling plans to travel to Chicago on Wednesday in order to continue leading crucial negotiations in Washington over his legislative agenda, a White House official told CNN.
Pelosi pushes climate priority in upcoming bills
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi highlights the climate provisions and need for U.S. emissions reductions in the Build Back Better legislation before Congress as the world's nations prepare to gather for a climate summit next month in Glasgow. (Sept. 28)
TCU-SMU kerfuffle over plant-the-flag scuffle escalates
TCU coach Gary Patterson has blamed members of the SMU traveling party for Saturday's incident, during which an assistant coach suffered a concussion.
LeBron James admits to getting vaccinated months after being initially skeptical
The NBA superstar says he would not advocate for the vaccine because it was not his place to impose his decision on others.
Afghan Domestic Violence Survivors Forced to Return to Abuse or Live in Abandoned Prison
After the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, women have been subject to archaic codes of behavior that hold them responsible for the honor of their families.
Legislation aims to make teaching CRT in federally funded schools a civil rights violation
Critical race theory would be prohibited at schools receiving federal funding under Rep. Bob Good's proposed legislation.
Some Original Staffers Say They're Still Happy To Work At Disney World After 50 Years
The park, which celebrates its anniversary on Friday, says it has a couple of dozen employees who were on the job when the gates opened on the first day in 1971.
Jamie Dimon says JPMorgan has begun to prepare for potential US default
JPMorgan Chase CEO Jamie Dimon says America's largest bank is once again preparing for a potential US default even though he expects Congress to avoid that "potentially catastrophic" event by lifting the debt ceiling.
AP Top Stories September 28 P
Here's the latest for Tuesday, September 28: Top U.S. military officer calls Afghan war a 'strategic failure'; Yellen warns of possible slow economy; Taiwan lawmakers brawl; Petito family want attention given to all missing people.
Duchess Kate, Prince William, Billie Eilish, more stars dazzle at James Bond 'No Time To Die' premiere
The London premiere of "No Time To Die" turned out to be a royal affair. See all the stars who attended the red carpet for the latest James Bond film.
The Trailer: The endless audit: Where Republicans go next after Arizona's ballot review confirmed Biden's win
The end of the Arizona ballot review, deja vu in Virginia, and three words that some Republicans are no longer scared to say.
Child dies after contracting brain-eating amoeba at a Texas splash pad
A child in North Texas died earlier this month after contracting a rare brain-eating amoeba at a city splash pad, officials announced on Monday.
Cynthia Erivo's moment: new album, new children's book
Grammy, Tony and Emmy Winner, Cynthia Erivo, is 'excited' and 'nervous' about the release of "Ch. 1 Vs. 1," her debut album of original music. She also has a new children's book, "Remember to Dream, Ebere" and is playing the Blue Fairy in Disney's upcoming live-action remake of "Pinocchio." (Sept. 28)
A royal night out at the Bond premiere
William and Catherine, the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge joined Prince Charles and Camilla, Duchess of Cornwall at the world premiere of 'No Time to Die' at Royal Albert Hall in London. It's the 25th 007 movie and Craig's last turn as the iconic spy. (Sept. 28)
Danny K. Davis Says Women Must Be 'Protected' After Suggesting R. Kelly Could Be Redeemed
As an artist, one gifted, I think he'll be welcomed back into Chicago as a person who can be redeemed," Davis said on Monday.
Chris Webber opening $175M cannabis compound in southwest Detroit
Webber broke ground Tuesday on the 180,000-square-foot, $50 million facility, which will be called the Webber Wellness Compound.
WATCH: Police officer pulls driver from burning car
Police in California are praising the rookie officer who rushed to pull a driver from a burning vehicle after a crash on a San Jose freeway.
5 Boarding School Employees Charged With 13 Felony Assault Counts, Some Against Students
The prosecutor in charge of the case said his office believed "these to be the appropriate charges under the fact of the investigation."
Conservative watchdog pressures Biden admin for answers on trafficking of unaccompanied minors
The conservative group America First Legal (AFL) is pushing the Biden administration for answers on reports that unaccompanied minors have been released from federal custody into the hands of traffickers.
Are you done with Twitter? Here's how to permanently delete your Twitter account.
If you find yourself ready to ditch Twitter once and for all, here's what you can do to permanently delete your account.
The Biden Administration Is To Blame for the Del Rio Immigration Crisis | Opinion
Illegal entry is a lot more attractive to foreign nationals thinking about coming to the United States now.
January 6 rioter who said she looked for Pelosi 'to shoot her in the friggin' brain' pleads guilty to misdemeanor for illegally protesting
A Pennsylvania woman who stormed the US Capitol on January 6 and said she had been looking for Nancy Pelosi "to shoot her in the friggin' brain" pleaded guilty Tuesday to a low-level misdemeanor for unlawfully protesting on restricted grounds.
Man who killed Florida deputy caught, sheriff laments not shooting him
Patrick McDowell was nabbed Tuesday at a Callahan sports field concession stand, Sheriff Bill Leeper said.
What Time Does ‘What If…?’ Episode 8 Come Out on Disney+?
What If...? is in the endgame now.
Javier Mendez: Jake Paul shouldn't fear Conor McGregor, 'has so many advantages' over him
Javier Mendez thinks Jake Paul would give Conor McGregor a run for his money in the ring.       Related StoriesJavier Mendez: Jake Paul shouldn't fear Conor McGregor, 'has so many advantages' over him - EnclosureCory Sandhagen targeted to slide into UFC 267 opposite Petr Yan for interim titleCory Sandhagen targeted to slide into UFC 267 opposite Petr Yan for interim title - Enclosure
Engineers 3D-Print Chicken and Cook It with Lasers
The future may see a 'Photoshop' of digitized recipes for printing food.
Joe Biden could be tempted to reach for the platinum coin
Enabled by a quirk in the law, Biden could use an unusual workaround to head off a debt ceiling standoff with Republicans that could send the US into catastrophic default, writes economist Dean Baker. Such a move would be ridiculous, of course, but the periodic debt crisis is a ridiculous charade put on by America's politicians, he writes.
‘Britney vs. Spears’ on Netflix: The 3 main takeaways from the new documentary
The Netflix film finds documents that shed light on Britney Spears's conservatorship.
Sorry, Joe: Turning US into European-style welfare state won’t cost ‘zero dollars’
President Joe Biden is prone to blatant whoppers, but his claims that turning America into a European-style welfare state via the biggest expansion of federal government in decades will cost nothing are truly in a league of their own.
Trump campaign loses NDA case it brought in arbitration against Omarosa Manigault Newman for tell-all book
Former Trump campaign and White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman has defeated an arbitration case brought against her by the Trump campaign, which alleged that she had violated a non-disclosure agreement with public comments and a book critical of former President Donald Trump.