From Yale to jail: Oath Keepers founder Stewart Rhodes’ path

PHOENIX (AP) — Long before he assembled one of the largest far-right anti-government militia groups in U.S. history, before his Oath Keepers stormed the U.S. Capitol on Jan. 6, 2021, Stewart Rhodes was a promising Yale Law School graduate. He secured a clerkship on the Arizona Supreme Court, in part thanks to his unusual life … Read more

NASA Planning To Slam Aircraft Into Asteroid For A Save-The-Planet-Like Experiment – NBC News

NASA Planning To Slam Aircraft Into Asteroid For A Save-The-Planet-Like Experiment  NBC News How to Watch NASA’s DART Spacecraft Slam Into an Asteroid  The New York Times NASA testing planetary defense by crashing spacecraft into an asteroid  The Washington Post Nasa’s Dart probe to smash into asteroid in first Earth defence test  The Guardian View Full Coverage on Google … Read more

US spy satellite launched into orbit from California

VANDENBERG SPACE FORCE BASE, Calif. (AP) — A classified satellite for the U.S. National Reconnaissance Office launched into orbit aboard a United Launch Alliance Delta 4 Heavy rocket on Saturday. The NROL-91 spy satellite lifted off at 3:25 p.m. from Vandenberg Space Force Base in California’s Santa Barbara County. It was the last launch of … Read more

Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona Causes Chaos Along Canada's East Coast – NBC News

Post-Tropical Cyclone Fiona Causes Chaos Along Canada’s East Coast  NBC News Fiona crushing Canada as Florida gets ready for Tropical Storm Ian  New York Post Tracking Hurricane Fiona and Tropical Depression Nine | Sept. 23, 2022  WUSA9 Tracking Fiona, Gaston and 2 tropical depressions  WTVR CBS 6 Hurricane Fiona moving towards Canada, Tropical Storm Ian forms  WCNC View Full Coverage … Read more

Abortion is a matter of ‘freedom’ for Biden and Democrats

WASHINGTON (AP) — The way President Joe Biden sees it, the overturning of Roe vs. Wade was not just about whether a woman has a right to obtain an abortion. “It’s about freedom,” Biden said at a private fundraiser in New York this past week. Vice President Kamala Harris takes an even bolder approach when … Read more

DeSantis declares emergency as storm expected to hit Florida

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency for 24 counties as Tropical Storm Ian gathers strength over the Caribbean and is expected to bring heavy rain and hurricane-force winds to the state next week. DeSantis issued the order Friday encouraging residents and local governments to make preparations as … Read more

‘Fat Leonard’ may be Venezuela bargaining chip, experts say

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A fugitive defense contractor nicknamed “Fat Leonard” who claims to have incriminating sex photos of U.S. Navy brass could become the latest bargaining chip in Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro’s efforts to win official recognition from the Biden administration, according to experts. But it’s unclear how hard the U.S. government will fight … Read more

Hurricane Fiona Targeting Canada After Battering Bermuda – NBC News

Hurricane Fiona Targeting Canada After Battering Bermuda  NBC News Medical device makers see little impact from Fiona on Puerto Rico operations  Reuters Canada Hurricane Fiona extends Puerto Rico’s energy problems beyond power grid  Reuters Canada What’s worse: Hurricane Fiona or LUMA in Puerto Rico?  The Hill View Full Coverage on Google News

Alabama execution called off for time and medical concerns

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — Alabama officials called off the Thursday lethal injection of a man convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting because of time concerns and trouble accessing the inmate’s veins. Alabama Corrections Commissioner John Hamm said prison officials called off the execution after they determined inmate Arthur Miller’s “veins could not be accessed in … Read more

US Supreme Court says Alabama can carry out execution

ATMORE, Ala. (AP) — A divided U.S. Supreme Court said Alabama can proceed Thursday night with the lethal injection of an inmate convicted in a 1999 workplace shooting, vacating two lower court rulings that sided with the condemned man and his request for a different method of execution. The 5-4 decision reversed rulings by the … Read more