Category Archives: National News

Federal judge to decide if DeSantis unlawfully suspended ‘woke’ prosecutor

Federal judge to decide if DeSantis unlawfully suspended ‘woke’ prosecutor

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A federal judge on Thursday pressed attorneys for Republican Florida governor Ron DeSantis to explain why the governor’s recent suspension of a state prosecutor he viewed as “woke” wasn’t an unlawful and politically motivated overreach of executive authority. U.S. District Judge Robert Hinkle said he would rule in the coming weeks…read more »

Increased drought forces California to deliver less water to cities

Increased drought forces California to deliver less water to cities

ABC News(NEW YORK) — California’s ongoing drought and a poor forecast is forcing the state’s water management agency to cut back on its fresh water supply to nearly 27 million residents. The state’s Department of Water Resources announced Thursday an initial allocation of 5% of requested supplies for 2023 for 29 local water agencies across…read more »

As new B-21 stealth bomber is unveiled, what will we actually see?

As new B-21 stealth bomber is unveiled, what will we actually see?

Courtesy of Northrop Grumman(WASHINGTON) — The time for the big reveal of the new B-21 Raider stealth bomber has finally come, but what will we see when the Air Force’s newest long-range bomber is unveiled Friday after being shrouded in secrecy? All that is known for sure is that Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin will be…read more »

Names, personal information of 6,000 noncitizens posted on ICE website ‘erroneously,’ ICE says

Names, personal information of 6,000 noncitizens posted on ICE website ‘erroneously,’ ICE says

dm909/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The names and personal information of more than 6,000 noncitizens were posted on the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) website erroneously, an ICE spokesperson told ABC News on Thursday. The data breach occurred on Monday, according to an agency spokesperson. “On November 28, 2022, while performing routine updates, a document was erroneously…read more »

Yellowstone supervolcano has a lot more magma than previously thought: Scientists

Yellowstone supervolcano has a lot more magma than previously thought: Scientists

Marie-Louise Mandl / EyeEm/Getty Images(YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo.) — The supervolcano at Yellowstone National Park has substantially more magma reservoir under the caldera than scientists previously thought, according to new research. In addition, the newly found lava is flowing at shallow depths that fueled prior eruptions, according to a paper published Thursday in Science. Researchers…read more »

Idaho murders: What we know and what’s still a mystery

Idaho murders: What we know and what’s still a mystery

Heather Roberts/ABC News(MOSCOW, Idaho) — From motive, to how two roommates survived, many questions remain unanswered in the mysterious murders of four University of Idaho students. “Everyone wants answers… we want to give those answers as soon as we can,” Moscow Police Chief James Fry told ABC News on Wednesday, adding that some details must…read more »

Avalanche warnings issued in 4 states as snow wallops western US

Avalanche warnings issued in 4 states as snow wallops western US

ilbusca/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Severe winter weather out West prompted avalanche warnings in four states on Thursday. The National Weather Service and the U.S. Forest Service issued an avalanche warning for Colorado, California, Idaho and Montana following heavy snowfall in parts of each state. In Colorado, extremely dangerous avalanche conditions are expected to form early…read more »