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Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests

Asian shares rise except Japan as markets eye China protests

Shares have skidded in Asia, with Hong Kong dipping as much as 4% following weekend protests in various cities over China's strict zero-COVID lockdowns.

11 hrs 30 mins ago
Erupting Hawaii volcano spurs warning for people to prepare

Erupting Hawaii volcano spurs warning for people to prepare

Hawaii’s Mauna Loa, the world’s largest active volcano, has started to erupt, prompting volcanic ash and debris to fall nearby.

11 hrs 30 mins ago
Cyber Monday deals lure in consumers amid high inflation

Cyber Monday deals lure in consumers amid high inflation

Days after flocking to stores on Black Friday, consumers are turning online for Cyber Monday to score more discounts on gifts and other items that have ballooned in price because of high inflation.

14 hrs 56 mins ago
Judge accepts insanity plea deal for man in face-biting case

Judge accepts insanity plea deal for man in face-biting case

A judge has accepted a plea deal for a man who randomly killed a Florida couple in their garage six years ago and then chewed on one victim’s face.

15 hrs 16 mins ago
Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

The mother of one of 19 children killed in the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, has filed a federal lawsuit against police, the school district and the maker of the gun used in the massacre.

15 hrs 41 mins ago
Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case

Jury deliberates for 2nd day in Oath Keepers sedition case

Jurors who will decide whether to convict Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes and four associates of seditious conspiracy have resumed deliberations in the high-stakes trial stemming from the U.S. Capitol attack.

15 hrs 46 mins ago
Woman Sues Kraft Heinz Over Mac and Cheese Preparation Time

Woman Sues Kraft Heinz Over Mac and Cheese Preparation Time

A woman in Florida has filed a class-action complaint against Kraft Heinz Foods Company for $5 million for advertising its Velveeta mac and cheese can be ready in 3 1/2 minutes.

16 hrs 30 mins ago
2 Fed officials favor keeping key rate at peak through 2023

2 Fed officials favor keeping key rate at peak through 2023

Two Federal Reserve officials said they favor raising the Fed’s key rate to roughly 5% or more and keeping it at its peak through next year — longer than many on Wall Street have expected.

16 hrs 36 mins ago
Thanksgiving Travel Rebounds Despite Delays

Thanksgiving Travel Rebounds Despite Delays

Returning home was a headache for travelers as massive storms gripped much of the country.

16 hrs 56 mins ago by Andy Hirschfeld
Republican-Controlled Arizona County Refuses to Certify 2022 Election

Republican-Controlled Arizona County Refuses to Certify 2022 Election

Republican officials in a rural Arizona county refused to certify the 2022 election ahead of the deadline.

17 hrs 54 mins ago
Walmart shooting raises need for violence prevention at work

Walmart shooting raises need for violence prevention at work

The mass shooting Wednesday at a Walmart in Virginia is only the latest example of a workplace shooting perpetrated by an employee.

18 hrs 6 mins ago
'We the People' at heart of White House holiday decorations

'We the People' at heart of White House holiday decorations

The White House says first lady Jill Biden drew inspiration from the nation's founding documents to decorate for the holidays.

19 hrs 1 min ago
Trial Begins for Former Prison Warden Accused of Abuse Allegations

Trial Begins for Former Prison Warden Accused of Abuse Allegations

Opening statements and the first witnesses are expected Monday in federal court in Oakland, Calif.

19 hrs 25 mins ago
Santa's back in town with inflation, inclusion on his mind

Santa's back in town with inflation, inclusion on his mind

Don’t look for plastic partitions or faraway benches when visiting Santa Claus this year.

20 hrs 56 mins ago
Merriam-Webster Names 'Gaslighting' as Word of 2022

Merriam-Webster Names 'Gaslighting' as Word of 2022

Lookups for the word on merriam-webster.com increased 1,740% in 2022 over the year before.

20 hrs 56 mins ago

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