Wednesday's top stories

McConnell's renegades

Illustration of several versions of the elephant from the Republican Party logo stampeding and kicking up dust.
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Sep 14, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Officials investigate staff member who reported Northeastern explosion

Signage is displayed at Northeastern University in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S., on Monday, April 20, 2020.

Amtrak cancels all long-distance trains ahead of potential railway strike

Amtrak trains at a rail in Chicago on Sept. 13.

The housing problem is also the inflation problem

Erin Doherty
Sep 14, 2022 - Health

WHO chief says end of COVID pandemic "is in sight"

Director-General of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus delivers a speech during the 72nd session of the WHO Regional Committee for Europe on September 12, 2022

DOJ charges Iranian hackers in data-stealing scheme

The Department of Justice (DOJ) building on Thursday, Aug. 18, 2022 in Washington, DC.

MAGA’s New Hampshire sweep

America's successful war on poverty

Ivana Saric
Sep 14, 2022 - World

Zelensky visits recaptured Ukrainian city of Izyum

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy attends flag hoisting ceremony in Izium after the Ukrainian forces took control of the city from the Russian forces in Kharkiv, Ukraine on September 14,

Worst day for stocks since June 2020

Two U.S. inflation rates: Bad and worse

Republicans' rocky attempt to change the abortion narrative

Illustration of the GOP logo with animated typing ellipses, as if the elephant is thinking.

Starbucks of the future means faster drinks, updated mobile app

Clear Starbucks cups with green labels and straws
Rebecca Falconer
Updated Sep 14, 2022 - Politics & Policy

MyPillow CEO says FBI seized his cellphone

MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell speaks during a "Save America" rally at Alaska Airlines Center on July 09.

3 men convicted for Jan. 6 attacks on Capitol Police

Stunning stat: Child poverty hit record low in 2021

Illustration of a paper cut family, with the child in the middle made of a dollar bill.

Democrats' surprise surrogates

Illustration of a caduceus combined with a microphone at the top

GOP abortion bill sends Republicans into containment mode

Lindsey Graham