Thursday's top stories


Scoop: Biden officials to discuss "litigation options" over migrant buses

Ron DeSantis
Shawna Chen
Updated Sep 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Judge denies DOJ request, appoints special master in Trump Mar-a-Lago probe

Photo of Donald Trump looking out at a crowd of people holding hands and phones at him
Steph Solis
Sep 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

On the ground: The scramble to help migrants on Martha's Vineyard

Ex-Trump official says DOJ investigating him over potential felony violations

Jeff Clark, former assistant attorney general, speaking during a news conference in September 2020.

Same-sex marriage vote pushed until after election

Sen. Tammy Baldwin, wearing a blue jacket, speaks to reporters in the Capitol basement.

Georgia prosecutor says election probe set to expand list of targets

Donald Trump speaks during a rally in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, US, on Saturday, Sept. 3
Herb Scribner
Sep 15, 2022 - World

What's next for King Charles III and the Commonwealth countries

Britain's King Charles III walks behind the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II.

How central banks are risking a global recession

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Oriana Gonzalez
Sep 15, 2022 - Health

Uninsured sexual assault survivors billed thousands for care, study shows

 Illustration of a person with their head in their hands, sitting against a larger-than-life stethoscope.

Latinos rise up amid resurgence of unions

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Emily Peck
Sep 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Biden declares tentative rail agreement a "win"

Biden's approval rating rebounds ahead of midterms

President Biden at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit on Sept. 14.

Mortgage rates hit 6% for first time since 2008 housing crash

A 'for sale' sign hangs in front of a home on June 21, 2022 in Miami, Florida.
Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian
Updated Sep 15, 2022 - World

Xi and Putin hold first meeting since Ukraine invasion began

Russian President Vladimir Putin (L) and Chinese President Xi Jinping (R) meet in Beijing, China on February 4.
Herb Scribner
Sep 15, 2022 - Sports

Tennis star Roger Federer announces retirement

Roger Federer

The number of people working remotely tripled during COVID

Schumer warns Democrats they will lose House majority: report

Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY)
Mike Allen
Sep 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Trump scoops from Peter Baker and Susan Glasser's new book

Donald Trump speaks in the Oval Office
Emily Peck
Sep 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

White House says tentative deal reached to avoid rail strike

A Union Pacific locomotive pulling railcars is visible on tracks in Truckee, California.

Amazon's historic NFL debut

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Swelling Mosquito Fire now California's largest wildfire this year

 CalFire Placer Crew firefighters monitor a backfire during the Mosquito fire in Foresthill, an unincorporated area of Placer County, California on September 13.
Shawna Chen
Updated Sep 15, 2022 - Politics & Policy

DeSantis sends 2 planes of migrants to Martha's Vineyard

Photo of Ron DeSantis speaking with his hands spread
Erica Pandey
Sep 15, 2022 - Health

You are what you do

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