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Amtrak train derails in remote part of Montana, killing at least 3 people

An Amtrak train traveling from Chicago to the Pacific Northwest derailed in a remote part of Montana on Saturday afternoon, killing three people and injuring others, the Liberty County Sheriff's office said in a statement to CNN.

Germans vote in tight general election race that will lead to new chancellor

Germans were heading to the polls Sunday to vote in a closely fought federal election that will, in the coming days or weeks, result in a new chancellor taking the helm of the world's fourth-largest economy.

Supreme Court justices have something to prove

Two justices made news in recent weeks by insisting that the law, not politics, determines how the Supreme Court rules. In the court's new term, the nine justices are due to decide whether an increasingly conservative court will stand by the precedent of Roe v. Wade, which is being challenged by state laws that aim to restrict abortion rights.

Trump went all-out to win farmer support. Now they're all in on Biden's infrastructure plan

Former President Donald Trump sent billions in federal aid in a bid to win over America's farmers -- but now they're all for President Joe Biden's $1.2 trillion infrastructure package, in hopes it will mean fixing roads and bridges critical to the delivery of food to the rest of the nation.

London police make new arrest in Sabina Nessa murder investigation

The arrest of a man in connection with the murder of teacher Sabina Nessa is a "significant development" in the case, London's Metropolitan Police said on Sunday.

New York governor anticipates possible health care staff shortages due to vaccine mandate non-compliance

New York Gov. Kathy Hochul said Saturday she's ready to declare a state of emergency -- if needed -- to prevent staff shortages that may be triggered by health care workers who don't adhere to the state's Covid-19 vaccine mandate, which goes into effect Monday.

These tiny homes in Los Angeles offer the city's homeless a new lease on life

Jolinn Bracey slept in her Toyota Corolla for five years until she put homelessness in her rearview mirror by moving into a tiny home, part of a community that aims to get people off the streets and onto their feet.

Fall has arrived, just not for everyone

It's the first official weekend of autumn, but the traditional fall feeling of cool, crisp mornings with beautiful foliage on the trees might not happen for everyone yet.

What we know about Gabby Petito's final days

New, slowly emerging details help paint a picture of what the days before Petito's death may have looked like.

Blackness and Latinidad are not mutually exclusive. Here's what it means to be Afro-Latino in America

Joel Alvarado was 6 years old when his mother pulled him aside and asked him to be discreet as he was getting ready to meet his grandmother in Puerto Rico.

UK to offer more than 10,000 foreign workers temporary visas to tackle supply chain crisis

Up to 10,500 lorry drivers and poultry workers are to be offered temporary UK visas in an attempt to avoid supply chain disruptions ahead of Christmas, the government has said in a statement.

$30,000 in rewards are available for tips leading to Brian Laundrie's arrest

Efforts to locate Brian Laundrie, who faces a federal warrant for arrest, continue over the weekend in the wilderness of Florida's Carlton Reserve.

'We will not boost our way out of this pandemic,' CDC director says as 70 million eligible Americans remain unvaccinated

Three-quarters of eligible Americans have received at least one dose of a Covid-19 vaccine and some are now able to receive an additional booster shot. But the virus still poses a great threat to more than 70 million eligible people who remain unvaccinated.

Funeral homes in Idaho are running out of room due to the Covid-19 surge, coroner says

Covid-19 is killing so many people in Idaho that some funeral homes are running out of space to store the bodies as coronavirus deaths continue climbing in the US.

Murder of young teacher makes women in London worry it could have been them

When the women of Kidbrooke in southeast London learned Sabina Nessa, an elementary school teacher living in their community, was found murdered in their local park, many had the same thought: It could have been me.

UK and France reheat one of the world's oldest rivalries at a risky time for both

In the week that world leaders gathered in New York City for the UN General Assembly, one person's absence cast a long shadow over what was already set to be a tense few days.

Climate change is intensifying the US border crisis. It will only get worse

Climate migration will become more likely as the planet warms and people seek places they consider safer and more economically stable.

Swiss to vote on allowing same-sex marriage in referendum

Voters in Switzerland, one of the last Western European countries that still bans gay marriage, will decide in a referendum on Sunday whether to allow same-sex couples to get married and adopt children.

Freed from Canada, Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou hailed as hero upon return to China

Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou, who spent nearly three years in house arrest in Canada, returned home late Saturday, ending a prolonged extradition fight with the United States and sparking an outburst of national pride in China, where her release has been portrayed as a diplomatic victory for Beijing.

Make-ahead school lunches that are so much better than basic PB&J

These make-ahead, no-cook, room-temperature foods are all simple enough for your kids to build school lunches on their own -- and so good that you might want to steal some ideas for yourself.

Australia's Victoria state records second-highest daily rise in virus cases

Australia's Victoria state reported 779 new COVID-19 infections and two deaths on Sunday, a decrease from the previous day's record high as the country's Prime Minister presses state leaders to be ready to reopen once they meet vaccination targets.

Boy from Afghanistan is finally home with his new family in Florida

Noman is like any other 10-year-old boy. He loves pizza, chicken nuggets and ice cream -- chocolate is his favorite flavor. He likes playing on his tablet, learning to play football at school in Florida, and going to the park with his dad.

House Budget Committee votes to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill

The House Budget Committee voted Saturday to pass the $3.5 trillion spending bill out of committee and send it to the House floor.

The good news about J&J's Covid-19 vaccine

For the past few months, as the world has been debating boosters, breakthrough infections, and real-world efficacy, there has been one common refrain in questions I'm being asked on Twitter and in person:

More than 25% of Walmart's corporate officers are people of color, new report shows

Editor's note: A previous version of this story and headline incorrectly stated that Walmart had not recently hired any people of color to fill executive management roles or board of director vacancies. Walmart has, in fact, hired several people of color for those roles in recent months. A previous version of this story also incorrectly stated that Dacona Smith was the most recent executive African American to join Walmart's executive leadership team. In fact, at least two African-American officers, including John Wigneswaran and Jennifer R. Jackson, were hired more recently. The story and headline have been corrected and updated with additional context.

The 74-year-old 'Black Widow' killer who murdered her lovers with cyanide

Chisako Kakehi, 74, is on death row for murdering three romantic partners and the attempted murder of a fourth following a case that captivated Japan and highlighted the dangers lurking online for aging singles.

Team US on the brink of regaining Ryder Cup behind Dustin Johnson excellence

After day two of the 43rd Ryder Cup, the US team is in an enviable position.

Federal court temporarily blocks Covid-19 vaccine mandate for New York City teachers

A federal appeals court has issued a temporary injunction against a Covid-19 vaccine mandate for New York City educators set to go into effect early next week, temporarily blocking enforcement while the case is sent to a three-judge circuit court panel for review.

Three dismembered bodies, including a child, found in burning Texas dumpster

Three dismembered bodies -- including a child -- were found in a burning dumpster in Fort Worth, Texas, this week, according to the city's police department.

A haunted house actor stabbed an 11-year-old boy's foot while trying to scare him

Things got a little spooky after a haunted house actor stabbed an 11-year-old boy in the foot at a fairground in Ohio in an incident the business says was an accident.

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