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Secretary of Transportation Pete Buttigieg speaks at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit, Wednesday, Sept. 14, 2022. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

States get final OK to build highway EV charging network

- Associated Press

All 50 states received final approval Tuesday to begin construction on a first nationwide network of EV charging stations that places one roughly every 50 miles along interstate highways, part of the Biden administration's plan to spur widespread adoption of zero-emission cars.

Facebook's Meta logo sign is seen at the company headquarters in Menlo Park, Calif., on, Oct. 28, 2021. Facebook says it has identified and stopped a sprawling network of fake accounts that spread Russian propaganda about the invasion of Ukraine throughout Western Europe. Facebook parent company Meta says the network created 60 websites that mimicked legitimate news organizations but parroted Russian talking points about Ukraine. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar, File)

Meta disables Russian propaganda network targeting Europe

- Associated Press

A sprawling disinformation network originating in Russia sought to use hundreds of fake social media accounts and dozens of sham news websites to spread Kremlin talking points about the invasion of Ukraine, Meta revealed Tuesday.

Adismarys Abreu, 16, poses for a photo at her home, Tuesday, Aug. 23, 2022, in Miami. Abreu had been discussing a long-lasting birth control implant with her mother for about a year as a potential solution to increasing menstrual pain. Then Roe v. Wade was overturned, and Abreu joined the throng of teens rushing to their doctors as states began to ban or severely limit abortion. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

Teen interest in long-lasting birth control soars after Roe

- Associated Press

Experts say the U.S. Supreme Court's June ruling appears to be accelerating a trend of increased birth control use among teens, including long-acting reversible forms like intrauterine devices and implants.

Shoppers at the Costco store in Altamonte Springs, Fla. grab bottles of water from the last pallet in stock on Monday, Sept. 26, 2022, as Central Floridians prepare for the impact of Hurricane Ian. (Joe Burbank/Orlando Sentinel via AP)

Hurricane Ian strikes Cuba, Florida braces for Category 4 damage

- Associated Press

Hurricane Ian tore into western Cuba on Tuesday as a major hurricane, with nothing to stop it from intensifying into a catastrophic Category 4 hurricane before it hits Florida on Wednesday.

Minnesota Gov. Tim Walz speaks during a news conference Thursday, Sept. 22, 2022, at the Minnesota Department of Public Safety in St. Paul, Minn., where he pushed back against critics who say his administration should have done more to thwart what federal prosecutors have called a scheme to take advantage of the COVID-19 pandemic to defraud the U.S. government of at least $250 million. (AP Photo/Steve Karnowski)

GOP attacks Minnesota governor in $250M food fraud case

- Associated Press

Republicans attacked Democratic Gov. Tim Walz on Monday after a judge took the rare step of disputing the administration's claim that the judge prevented it from cutting off payments to Feeding Our Future, which is the target of a $250 million federal fraud case.

A woman sits on a curb on Oct. 2, 2017, at the scene of a shooting outside a music festival on Oct. 1 that killed 58 people and injured hundreds on the Las Vegas Strip. A new documentary, “11 Minutes,” is an inside account of the 2017 massacre at a country music concert in Las Vegas. More than three hours long, the four-part documentary debuts on the Paramount+ streaming service Tuesday. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)

Harrowing film tells of Las Vegas shooting and its aftermath

The film takes you vividly inside the event with cellphone and police body-cam footage. The cooperation of Las Vegas police was key, bringing footage like the race to hospitals with survivors and the moment when a tactical unit burst into the casino hotel room where the gunman had barricaded himself.

FILE - A traveler walks through the JetBlue terminal at Logan Airport in Boston, Friday, May 29, 2020. The government is getting its day in court to try to block a partnership between American Airlines and JetBlue. A trial is scheduled to start Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2022 in the Justice Department's antitrust lawsuit against the airlines. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)

White House: New rule will show 'true cost' of plane tickets

- Associated Press

President Joe Biden will announce a new initiative Monday that would eventually allow consumers to see a more complete price on airline tickets - including baggage and change fees - before they buy, as the White House continues to search for ways to lower costs for Americans amid persistently high inflation.