Wednesday's top stories

Ex-Theranos president Sunny Balwani sentenced to nearly 13 years in prison

Photo illustration of Sunny Balwani with abstract shapes, textures and gavels.
Jacob Knutson
Updated Dec 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Rep. Gosar deletes tweet backing Trump's call to "terminate" parts of Constitution

Rep. Paul Gosar, R-Ariz., leaving the Capitol in April 2022.

Sundance Film Festival releases 2023 line-up

Sundance Film Festival marquee sign in Park City, Utah
Ivana Saric
Updated Dec 7, 2022 - Politics & Policy

Family of Patrick Lyoya sue city of Grand Rapids and former cop

Activists gathered and marched during a protest against the killing of Patrick Lyoya, who was killed by a Grand Rapids police officer

Americans' pandemic-era cash pile is shrinking

Illustration of a hand squeezing a piggy bank.
Barak Ravid
Dec 7, 2022 - World

Scoop: CIA warns Turkey that strikes in Syria endanger U.S. troops

Smoke plumes rise in a field following reported Turkish drone strikes near the town of al-Qahtaniyah in Syria's northeastern Hasakah province, close to the border with Turkey, on Nov. 23.

N.C. power company: Substation repairs complete after alleged attack

Workers at a substation in Carthage, North Carolina, on Dec. 5.

The fate of Sam Bankman-Fried's investments

Illustration of a one hundred dollar bill being yanked out of the spotlight by a stage hook.
Barak Ravid
Dec 7, 2022 - World

Scoop: White House holds sensitive meeting on approach to new Israeli government

Itmar Ben Gvir and Bezalel Smotrich talk in the Knesset on Nov. 15. Photo: Kobi Wolf/Bloomberg via Getty Images
Ivana Saric
Dec 7, 2022 - World

Germany arrests 25 people over far-right coup plot

Police officers work during a raid in Berlin, Germany, on December 07,

The U.S. chip boom is just beginning

Erin Doherty
Dec 7, 2022 - World

China eases COVID precautions after protests

Customers enter a digital mall in Hohhot, Inner Mongolia Autonomous region, China, December 7, 2022.

Warnock win cements Democrats' 2024 blueprint

Sen. Raphael Warnock holds his daughter, Chloé, and his son, Caleb, at his election-night party in Atlanta.
Lucille Sherman
Dec 7, 2022 - News

U.S. Supreme Court will hear arguments on a major NC elections case

Illustration of a hand crushing a ballot.
Joann Muller
Dec 7, 2022 - Technology

The "flying taxis" of the future are lifting off

Image of Joby's electric air taxi during a test flight in California.
Caitlin Owens
Dec 7, 2022 - Health

COVID could be DeSantis' secret weapon in 2024

Stock market bulls just might be back

Illustration of a bull leaning ever so slightly into the image.

Raphael Warnock defeats Herschel Walker in Georgia Senate runoff

Trump's horrific month

Trump looks at the crowd at Mar-a-Lago, with a shadow over him.

Exclusive: GOP launches probe into handling of Afghanistan withdrawal

New campaign tool: Monetizing friends

Illustration of an older style telephone receiver with holes forming the word "VOTE"