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Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

Garland rescinds Trump-era memo curtailing consent decrees

Garland issued a new memorandum to all U.S. attorneys and other Justice Department leaders spelling out the new policies on civil agreements and consent decrees with state and local governments.

Liberty sues Jerry Falwell Jr., seeking millions in damages

The complaint filed Thursday alleges breach of contract, breach of fiduciary duty and statutory conspiracy.

FBI says it interviewed FedEx mass shooter last year

The FBI says that last year it questioned the man who fatally shot eight people at a FedEx plant in Indianapolis.

Guitarist is 1st suspect to plead guilty in Capitol riot

A heavy metal guitarist has become the first defendant to plead guilty to federal charges in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

California woman says she drowned children to protect them

A California woman has said in a jailhouse interview that she drowned her three young children to protect them from abuse by their father in the midst of a custody battle.

Police: 8 dead in shooting at FedEx facility in Indianapolis

Indianapolis police say eight people were killed and five others wounded at a FedEx facility on the city's southwest side late Thursday.

Biden working to ensure US will have booster COVID shots if they’re needed

The Biden administration is "in discussions" to ensure that it can obtain booster COVID-19 shots if they become necessary, a top official told lawmakers on Thursday.

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Western states prepare for possible 1st water shortage declaration

By November 2022, the agency projects Lake Mead could drop to levels that could threaten the ability to generate electricity at Hoover Dam.

After child death, US says to stop using Peloton treadmill

New York-based Peloton said in a news release the warning was “inaccurate and misleading." It says there’s no reason to stop using the treadmill as long as children and pets are kept away from it.

3 protesters arrested after Asheville disbands homeless camp

Asheville is shutting down numerous homeless camps in the city where it has received reports of fighting and drug use. The city said it is working to provide alternate shelter.

Panel signs off on Duke Energy orders on rates, coal ash

The final rate increases haven't been finalized.