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Thousands of people in London will watch the coffin of Queen Elizabeth II which will be transported from Buckingham Palace by horse-drawn carriage to the Houses of Parliament to lay in state for four days before Monday’s funeral at the Abbey of Westminster.
Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy visited an area in northeastern Ukraine that was recently recaptured from Russian forces.
A package exploded on the campus of Northeastern University in Boston, and the college says a staff member was slightly injured. Authorities say another suspicious package was found near a major art museum on Tuesday evening and the FBI was assisting in the investigation.
School will start Wednesday in Seattle after a week-long teacher strike that delayed the start of classes.
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Residents of a city in China’s far western Xinjiang region say they are suffering from hunger, forced quarantines and dwindling stocks of medicines and basic necessities after more than 40 days of virus lockdown.
A woman walked into a bar in North Dakota carrying a raccoon, prompting health officials to warn those who had come into contact with the animal of possible exposure to rabies. Bartender Cindy Smith said she was serving drinks at Maddock’s bar last week when a local resident brought the animal in during happy hour.
Ken Starr, a former federal appeals judge and prominent attorney whose criminal investigation of Bill Clinton led to the president’s impeachment, died Tuesday at the age of 76, his family announced. A former colleague, attorney Mark Lanier, said Starr died in a hospital following surgery.
In sports, the Yankees needed 10 innings to beat the Red Sox, the Brewers and Cubs emerged victorious, the Las Vegas Aces won Game 2 of the WNBA Finals, and NBA Phoenix owner Robert Sarver was fined and suspended.
The stock market fell the most since June 2020 after Wall Street’s humble realization that inflation is not slowing as much as hoped. The Dow lost more than 1,250 points and the S&P 500 fell 4.3%. A hotter-than-expected inflation report on Tuesday has traders bracing for the Federal Reserve to eventually raise interest rates even higher than expected, with all the risks to the economy that entails.
The freight railroads and their unions are facing increasing pressure from business groups and the White House to settle their contract dispute. They face an impending strike deadline on Friday.
Ukrainian troops pressure the retreating Russian forces, pressing a counteroffensive that has produced major gains and a blow to Moscow’s military prestige.
Unlike the midterm elections, Republican Senator Lindsey Graham introduced a national abortion ban. The bill would ban abortions after 15 weeks of pregnancy, except in cases of rape, incest or danger to the mother’s physical health.
Income inequality in the United States rose last year for the first time in more than a decade. But child poverty has been cut nearly in half thanks to the expansion of the federal government’s child tax credit and stimulus payments made in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Former New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has filed an ethics complaint against State Attorney General Letitia James, reiterating her oft-repeated concerns about a sexual harassment investigation that led to her resigned last year.
A congressional oversight committee has asked the National Archives for an assessment of whether presidential records deleted by former President Donald Trump remain untraceable and potentially in his possession.
The State Department says Russia has secretly spent more than $300 million since 2014 trying to influence politicians and other officials in more than two dozen countries.
Influential French director Jean-Luc Godard has died at the age of 91. His family said in a statement that Godard died peacefully and surrounded by loved ones on Tuesday at his home in the Swiss town of Rolle on Lake Geneva.
Philadelphia rapper PnB Rock was shot and killed during a robbery in South Los Angeles. PnB Rock is best known for his 2016 hit “Selfish”. He released his latest song, “Luv Me Again,” on September 2.
Here’s a rundown of today’s latest news and most interesting developments.