Venezuela releases 7 jailed Americans; US frees 2 prisoners

The White House said Biden had spoken with the families and that the men were in stable health and have been offered a range of support services, including medical care. ... Continue Reading

Ian leaves dozens dead as focus turns to rescue, recovery

Rescuers searched for survivors among the ruins of Florida's flooded homes from Hurricane Ian while authorities in South Carolina waited for daylight to assess damage.

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Trump launches direct attack on McConnell a month out from midterm elections

Trump, in his Truth Social post, also mocked McConnell's wife, Elaine Chao — who was born in Taiwan and served as Trump's secretary of transportation — referring to her as McConnell's "China loving wife, Coco Chow!" ... Continue Reading

As Ian weakens, recovery is underway in the Carolinas and Florida — where more flooding is possible

In Florida, the hurricane's effects will be felt into next week, as forecasters warn of possible major river flooding inland. ... Continue Reading

Anyone can now use powerful AI tools to make images. What could possibly go wrong?

The move will likely expand the reach of a new crop of AI-powered tools that have already attracted a wide audience and challenged our fundamental ideas of art and creativity. ... Continue Reading

Hundreds of hot air balloons take to the sky for Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Conditions were perfect for hundreds of balloons to take to the sky on the first day of Balloon Fiesta. ... Continue Reading

Russia withdraws troops after Ukraine encircles key city

Ukrainian forces had pushed across the Oskil River as part of a counteroffensive that saw Kyiv retake vast swathes of territory beginning in September. ... Continue Reading

Dozens dead from Ian, one of strongest, costliest US storms

Rescuers searched for survivors among the ruins of Florida's flooded homes from Hurricane Ian while authorities in South Carolina waited for daylight to assess damage.

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H&M could start charging customers for making returns

The Swedish fast-fashion seller said it is gearing up to test return fees on merchandise in some markets. ... Continue Reading

Aerial video shows wrath of Hurricane Ian on Daytona Beach shores

Aerial video shows devastation on Daytona Beach, Florida, in the wake of Hurricane Ian. ... Continue Reading

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