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US & Canada · Chicago
Man dies after falling onto electrified rail at station in Chicago
Rueben Castro, 31, of Chicago fell onto the tracks at the Merchandise Mart CTA station. Police say Castro was taken to Northwestern Memorial Hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The incident occurred about 10:20 p.m. Friday at the Chicago Transit Authority station.See the Story
60% Center coverage: 15 sources
First Ladies of Disco to perform at Wall Street Theater
Three disco stars will perform together at the Wall Street Theater in Norwalk on Feb. 11.See the Story
Darien rail service company reaches settlement for emissions violations
Genesee & Wyoming Railroad Services reached a settlement with federal agencies. The company violated Clean Air Act locomotive regulations, the U.S. Department of Justice says. The complaint alleges the Darien, Connecticut, company's locomotives with rebuilt engines failed to meet EPA emission standards. As part of the settlement, the company estimates it will reduce its nitrogen oxide emissions.See the Story
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War · New York
World in crisis a grim backdrop for UN climate talks
Envoys from around the globe gathered Sunday in the Egyptian seaside resort of Sharm el-Sheikh for talks on tackling climate change. More than 40,000 participants have been registered for this year's talks, reflecting the sense of urgency as major weather events around the world impact many people and cost billions of dollars in repairs.See the Story
64% Center coverage: 28 sources
Business · New York
FTX founder Bankman-Fried allowed $250M bond, house arrest
The cryptocurrency entrepreneur Sam Bankman-Fried can post $250 million bond and live in his parents’ home in California while he awaits trial on charges that he swindled investors and looted customer deposits on his FTX trading platform, a judge said Thursday.See the Story
46% Center coverage: 161 sources
Erdogan · Istanbul
Istanbul Mayor, an Erdogan Opponent, Sentenced to More Than Two Years in Prison
Istanbul Mayor Ekrem Imamoglu sentenced to more than two years in prison. Imamoglu, from the main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) was tried over a 2019 speech in which he said those who annulled the Istanbul local elections at the time were "fools".See the Story
49% Left coverage: 61 sources
Mormons · Salt Lake City
Mormon church comes out in support of same-sex marriage law
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints said Tuesday it will support a bill to codify the right to same-sex and interracial marriage. The church said a statement the Respect for Marriage Act, which the Senate is scheduled to vote on Wednesday, includes "appropriate religious freedom protections while respecting the law and preserving the rights of our LGBTQ brothers and sisters."See the Story
71% Center coverage: 70 sources
2022 midterms live updates: Latest election news from AP
Republican Leader Kevin McCarthy addressed supporters for the first time early Wednesday morning. Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has won a second four-year term, defeating Republican challenger Tudor Dixon in a campaign that focused on their opposing views on abortion. A proposal to completely revamp the way servers and bartenders in Washington, D.C., are paid passed.See the Story
47% Center coverage: 17 sources
Top consultant for former Rep. Scott Taylor takes plea to drop felonies
Rob Catron pleads no contest to three charges of willful neglect of election duties. 10 election fraud charges were set aside, but could be brought back if no evidence surfaces. Catron was sentenced to 12 months in the Virginia Beach jail for each charge. All of the 36 months will be suspended in its entirety conditioned upon the following.See the Story
67% Left coverage: 3 sources
Movies & TV
Charli D'Amelio & Mark Ballas REACT to Their DWTS Win
Charli D'Amelio and Mark Ballas are season 31 Mirrorball champions. Shangela, Wayne Brady and Gabby Windey were paired with pro partners Gleb Savchenko, Witney Carson and Val Chmerkovskiy. The four couples performed a redemption routine chosen by one of the judges.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 2 sources
SUV · Norwalk
Man dies after crashing into guardrail in Norwalk: State Police
A 44-year-old man died following a one-car crash into a guardrail Friday afternoon. The deceased was identified as Moneham Pierre of Norwalk. Pierre was transported to Norwalk Hospital where he was pronounced dead. The passenger of the car was also taken to the hospital for minor injuries.See the Story
100% Center coverage: 2 sources