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Democrat running for U.S. House said migrant crisis in New York will be 'weaponized' because Republicans are 'fearful' of migrant buses

A New York state senator and Democratic candidate for the U.S. House chastised Republicans who are "fearful that buses of migrants" will affect their communities despite previously calling the sheltering of migrants outside of Manhattan "not fair" to local communities

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:34

Assemblywoman Lori Wilson, who introduced the bill, said she is 'extremely disappointed' in Newsom's veto

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:33

Mendham Mayor Christine Serrano Glassner, who is running in the GOP Senate primary, dubbed Menendez 'Gold Bar Bob' after the indictment

Embattled New Jersey Democratic Sen. Robert Menendez, the subject of a 39-page bribery and corruption indictment Friday, has long been known in D.C. circles as "corrupt" and should resign immediately, critics said Friday.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:32

After all these years, Julian Lennon admits "Hey Jude," the song Paul McCartney wrote for him, got under his skin.

Lennon, the son of the late John Lennon and his first wife, Cynthia, who passed in 2015, offered up his thoughts about the song on the "Club Random with Bill Maher" podcast last week.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:30

We've reached the point of the college football season where most teams are entering conference play and facing opponents they're more familiar with. That would seem to forecast results that are less surprising. But this is college football after all. There are always going to be surprises on Saturdays.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:30

Saturday is going to be a big day for nature lovers.

It’s America’s 30th annual National Public Lands Day.

Not only will hundreds of federal lands offer visitors free entry, but it’ll also be the biggest day of the year for volunteering at parks and public lands, according to the National Environmental Education Foundation, which coordinates National Public Lands Day in partnership with federal agencies, nonprofits, and state and local parks.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:28

Summer 2023 was brutal, a seemingly endless chain of heat waves in the U.S. and across the world, culminating in temperature record aftertemperature record being broken.

And summer heat is getting longer too, increasing from 78 to 95 days since 1952. Even so, this weekend marks the official beginning of fall on the calendar and hopes of cooler days to come.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:26

Cookie the Pitbull mix puppy was only 8 weeks old when she got sick. Still small enough to fit in the cupped palms of two open hands, she started showing symptoms no pet parent wants to see - lethargy, lack of appetite vomiting, diarrhea.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:25

Does someone have to speak Spanish in order to be considered Latino? Most Latinos say no – but at the same time, they think it is important that future generations of Latinos do speak the language.

Those are among the findings of a Pew Research Center report released this week about U.S. Latinos and their views of, and experiences with, the Spanish language. The report also found that more than half of Latinos who don’t speak Spanish well – especially young Latinos – have been shamed by other Latinos for it.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:24

Ramirez survived a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head in July. Wednesday, he officially stepped out of the race for Miami-Dade sheriff.

Content warning: this story contains graphic details of self harm. If you or someone you know needs support now, call or text 988 or chat 988lifeline.org

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:23

WASHINGTON – Sen. Bob Menendez wore a bullet-proof vest when, as a young lawyer, he testified against a pair of mob figures and city officials in a corruption case in New Jersey.

Now, Menendez himself once again stands accused of political corruption.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:23

Tropical Storm Ophelia strengthened to near-hurricane status just off the Southeast coast Friday afternoon, a storm that promises to deliver a messy mix of heavy rain, strong winds, storm surge and even possible tornadoes to much of the East Coast over the weekend.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:22

Notre Dame and Ohio State kick off at 7:30 pm ET

The first three weekends of the college football season have allowed fans the opportunity to miss some games. 

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:21

Kids between 12 and 15 took the meds, which a doctor called ‘potentially dangerous’

Taking puberty-blocking drugs has been shown to cause mental health issues in trans children, according to a recent analysis from the University of Essex.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:19

Drugs make up overwhelming majority of Portland police's bike squad activity

PORTLAND, Ore. – Wheels squeal as officer David Baer wrenches his bike to the right and jumps it onto the sidewalk next to a Subaru. In one swift movement, he slides a portable spike strip behind the front tires and raps on the window.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:16

Climate change, Russia's war in Ukraine, economic inflation and the Middle East are among the pressing issues this week

The fourth day of the United Nations General Assembly meeting kicked off in New York City on Friday, with leaders from countries all over the world speaking about pressing issues, such as climate change and global conflict. 

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:13

The governor already issued a state of emergency declaration Sept. 5

Louisiana Gov. John Bel Edwards said the state is days away from requesting a federal emergency declaration related to the saltwater intrusion of the Mississippi River that threatens drinking water.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:13

Five victims were transported by helicopter to area hospitals, while one person refused further medical attention

A house exploded in a residential neighborhood in West Milford, New Jersey, Friday night as six people were inside, according to police.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 11:12

Suspected squatter reportedly told police she had just bought the home

A suspected squatter who allegedly moved into a multimillion-dollar home in Bonita Springs, Florida, was arrested after authorities found her eating a sandwich and wearing the real homeowner's clothing.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:06

The 6,400-square-foot home includes a tennis court and swimming pool

Zoe Saldana is listing her Beverly Hills home in the gated community of Hidden Valley Estates for $16.5 million. 

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:05

Despite previous versions of Ophelia impacting landmasses in 2005, 2011 and 2017, damage did not rise to the level that the World Meteorological Organization retired the name.

A named system the FOX Forecast Center will be keeping a close eye on is Ophelia in the Atlantic basin, and if the name sounds familiar, it has been on cyclone naming lists for decades but has never risen to the occasion of being retired.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:05

The peak of the Atlantic hurricane season may be in the past, but the tropics remain extremely active. Tropical Storm Ophelia is making landfall in North Carolina Saturday morning, while another disturbance is on the cusp of becoming a tropical depression or a tropical storm as it swirls off the coast of Africa.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:04

As a cold front continues pressing eastward out of the West, it will morph into a multiday severe weather threat into the nation’s midsection – also right on time as the start of astronomical fall signals the beginning of the second severe weather season.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:04

Tropical Storm Ophelia nearly reached hurricane strength Friday evening as the storm makes its final approach toward the North Carolina coastline early Saturday morning, with landfall likely just before or around sunrise near Morehead City.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:03

Pedersen's ace brought a match against the US to all-square

Team Europe's Emily Kristine Pedersen hit a hole in one for just the second time in Solheim Cup history on Friday. 

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:02

The US Senate's dress code will no longer be enforced for members

"The View" co-hosts debated whether Sen. John Fetterman, D-Pa., should be allowed to ditch the traditional suit-and-tie wear for shorts and hoodies on the floor of the Senate.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:02

Movie and TV star Katherine Heigl recently returned to the screen in 'Firefly Lane'

Katherine Heigl revealed she ditched Hollywood after realizing she needed "somewhere to escape to."

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 07:00

Gisele Bündchen and Tom Brady announced their divorce in October 2022

Supermodel Gisele Bündchen opened up about her divorce from former NFL star Tom Brady in a new interview.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 06:47

There are more than 2 million federal workers. As a group, they overwhelmingly lean left

Editor's note: The following column was first published by Creators Syndicate.

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 06:46

The president said it is time to ‘ban assault weapons’ during his speech

President Biden Friday afternoon announced the creation of the first-ever White House Office of Gun Violence Prevention that he said would be led by Vice President Kamala Harris. 

By: unewsy
Posted on: Sep 23 06:45