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Blinken calls for more support for Ukraine and a united front against China

Secretary of State Antony Blinken called for more support for Ukraine and a united front against China. The new ambassador to Russia had a confirmation hearing, and Russia canceled arms control talks.

Indiana’s AG wants the doctor who spoke of 10-year-old’s abortion to be penalized

Indiana Attorney General Todd Rokita, who is anti-abortion, alleges Dr. Caitlin Bernard violated state law by not reporting the girl’s child abuse to authorities and violated patient privacy laws.

Tornadoes fueled by high temperatures rip through Southern communities

Tornadoes damaged homes, briefly trapped people in a grocery store and ripped the roof off an apartment complex in Mississippi. Two people died as a tree crunched their mobile home in Alabama.

Citing risk to endangered whales, Whole Foods hits pause on Maine lobster — for now

Two seafood monitoring groups downgraded Maine lobster’s sustainability ratings, prompting Whole Foods to pause purchases. Here’s how environmental groups and state leaders are reacting.

An emergency dispatcher in the Sacramento-area helps deliver a baby

Marissa Wittman was working her Thanksgiving shift. She tells CBS that a woman, who didn’t know she was pregnant, called in. Whittman kept her talking and a short time later a baby boy was delivered.

The world’s biggest active volcano, Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, erupts after 38 years

The Mauna Loa volcano on the Big Island of Hawaii is erupting for the first time in nearly four decades, and it’s impossible to predict when it may stop.

New research examining plea deals finds multiple problems

It’s not trials, but plea bargains, that resolve most criminal cases. But new research examining those negotiations finds big problems with plea deals.

El Paso prosecutor resigns after facing accusations of incompetence

El Paso County District Attorney Yvonne Rosales agreed to resign. She faced accusations of incompetence involving hundreds of cases and of slowing down the case against the suspected Walmart shooter.

Balenciaga is suing the producers of its own ad campaign after facing backlash

The luxury fashion house is taking legal action against the production company North Six after back-to-back ad campaigns have left the luxury fashion house embroiled in controversy.

The law dividing the Colorado River turns 100 years old

The law that divides the Colorado River between seven states is turning 100, and it’s being strained beyond what its drafters could have imagined.

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s biggest active volcano, erupts after 38 years

The mountain, which is taller than Mount Everest measured from seafloor to summit, erupted Sunday. Its lava appears to be contained, but scientists say the volcano has a history of rapidly changing.

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