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US & Canada · Miami
Tua Tagovailoa Stretchered Off After Scary Hit
Miami Dolphins quarterback Tua Tagovailoa was evaluated for a concussion. He is in the concussion protocol, but he's being discharged. The 24-year-old was suffering from a sore back and was listed as questionable for most of the week ahead of the game. The team said after Sunday's game the quarterback had a back injury.See the Story
61% Center coverage: 96 sources
US & Canada · San Diego
Sailor found not guilty of setting fire that destroyed ship
Seaman Recruit Mays was found not guilty on the charges of willful hazarding of a vessel and aggravated arson. No physical evidence tying Mays to the fire on the ship, which was docked and undergoing maintenance at that time. A Navy report last year concluded the fire was preventable and unacceptable.See the Story
53% Center coverage: 43 sources
Crime · Cypress
California woman charged with killing man after accusing him of trying to run over a cat
Hannah Star Esser, 20, charged with murder in the death of Victor Anthony Luis, 43. Luis, a father of five daughters, was expecting his first grandchild this fall. Esser accused Luis of trying to run over a cat in the street, authorities say. It is not immediately clear whether a cat was actually involved.See the Story
54% Center coverage: 43 sources
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Business · Seattle
Amazon to raise average hourly pay by $1 to $19 in October
Amazon said Wednesday it’s raising its average starting pay for frontline workers from $18 to $19 a hour, a boost that could help it attract more employees in a tight labor market as the holiday season approaches.See the Story
72% Center coverage: 49 sources
Stabbing · New York
FDNY EMS lieutenant stabbed to death by man in Queens, suspect in custody
Peter Zisopoulos, 34, was charged with murder and criminal possession of a weapon. Lt. Alison Russo-Elling was on duty when she was stabbed Thursday afternoon near her station. She was among the first responders at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001.See the Story
42% Center coverage: 38 sources
TikTok politics: Candidates turn to it 'for better or worse'
TikTok is consumed by two-thirds of American teens, a number that has risen as other platforms have lost popularity. It's the world's most downloaded app, and the second-most visited website after Google. Questions about the company's ties to the Chinese government have hounded TikTok.See the Story
77% Center coverage: 39 sources
US & Canada · Florida
Biden approves Florida disaster declaration
President Biden approved a disaster declaration Thursday morning for the state of Florida as Tropical Storm Ian continues to cause chaos and mass destruction in the state. The president’s declaration allows federal aid to supplement state, tribal and local recovery efforts in areas affected by the storm, which made landfall as a Category 4 hurricane on Wednesday. The federal funding is also made available to affected individuals in several hard-hit counties, including Hillsborough, Lee and Sarasota, among others.See the Story
40% Center coverage: 20 sources
US & Canada
Safety deposit boxes headed toward extinction at Chase
Chase decided late last year to stop offering new deposit boxes to customers. Customers typically rent a box at a branch for $45-$150 a year, depending on size. Safety deposit boxes were never a highly profitable business for banks, often offered as an additional service to their most valued customers.See the Story
67% Center coverage: 9 sources
Crime · Lafayette
Man pleads guilty to kidnapping gay man he met on Grindr in order to kill, dismember him
A 21-year-old Louisiana man has pleaded guilty to the grisly kidnapping of a teen he met through a dating app for gay and bisexual men, and his sworn statement says he planned to kill and dismember gays until he was caught or killed. Federal prosecutors agreed to drop hate crime and other charges against Chance Seneca of Lafayette when he pleaded guilty Thursday, court documents show.See the Story
56% Left coverage: 9 sources
US & Canada
DeSantis shifts from provocateur to crisis manager after Ian
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is taking a more conciliatory tone toward an administration he bitterly criticized just days earlier. He expressed appreciation that FEMA has approved every request for aid he has made, and said he welcomed the agency's director to travel with him to view destruction. The shift in tone is almost certainly temporary.See the Story
64% Center coverage: 11 sources
US & Canada
New law aims to make California haven for transgender youth
California Gov. Gavin Newsom signed the law on Thursday, but it won't take effect until January. It is designed to stop Texas and other conservative states from removing children from parents who allow them to receive gender-affirming care. The law has already inspired similar proposals in at least 19 other states. It's not clear if the law will survive a challenge in court.See the Story
56% Center coverage: 9 sources