Recently installed toll traffic cameras stand above a Manhattan street.

New York City officials to charge drivers to decrease congestion

New York City officials say the so-called "congestion pricing" would reduce the number of vehicles entering Manhattan by 17% a day.

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4:30A "for sale" sign is posted in front of a home.
Rich Pedroncelli/AP

US is not prepared to house a growing number of older Americans

Alex Jones
Tyler Sizemore/Hearst Connecticut Media via AP

Elon Musk restores X account of conspiracy theorist Alex Jones

2:03Israeli troops are seen near the Gaza Strip border, in southern Israel on Sunday, Dec. 10, 2023.
Leo Correa / AP

Heavy fighting across Gaza with Israel's renewed US support

3:24Tornado damage, house torn apart in a neighborhood
Clarksville, Tennessee Fire and Rescue

6 dead, dozens injured after possible tornado in central Tennessee

2:16Harvard President Claudine Gay, left, University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill, and Massachusetts Inst. of Tech.
(AP Photo/Mark Schiefelbein)

U. Penn's president and board chair resign amid antisemitism backlash

4:00Shoppers passes by window sign for Black Friday sales.
(AP Photo/David Zalubowski)

As you shop, it's key to know concerning chemicals in some clothing

6:09Santa Claus.
Shutterstock

Don't want to wait in crowds? Visit with Santa virtually this year!

3:17Empty maximum-security cell for two inmates at the Topeka Correctional Facility.
Associated Press

Spike in female prisoners is move in the wrong direction, experts say

Dental assistants Itzel Barrueta, left, and Jessica Buendia go over appointments at SmileDirectClub's SmileShop.
Jae C. Hong / AP

Orthodontic company SmileDirectClub shuts down

3:05Palestinians look at houses destroyed in the Israeli bombardment of the Gaza Strip in Rafah on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2023.
Fatima Shbair / AP

Israel continues bombing Gaza, including where it told people to flee

Dee Dee and Gypsy Rose Blanchard are shown.
HBO

Who is Gypsy Rose Blanchard? Why a 'sick' girl helped murder her mom

Palestinians sit on the ruins of a destroyed building in the Gaza Strip
Adel Hana / AP

Israel says it's rounding up Palestinian men in northern Gaza

0:55President Joe Biden speaks in Las Vegas about significant rail investment.
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

President Biden touts $3B high-speed rail investment in Las Vegas

6:26A hot air balloon leans onto a house.
Kara Giugliano / Storyful

Hot air balloon lands on home after snagging on street light

New York Lottery scratch-off tickets
Mark Lennihan / AP

Man wins his second $10 million scratch-off lottery prize in 2 years

2:17A Stern Pinball machine
Scripps News

Inside the world's largest pinball factory in suburban Chicago

12:38Palm Beach County firefighters battle a fuel tanker fire.
Scripps News West Palm Beach

Driver escapes fiery fuel truck explosion on Florida's Turnpike

2:09An Amazon worker unloading packages
David Zalubowski / AP

Porch pirates are on the rise this holiday season

0:27Ethan Crumbley is restrained in the courtroom
Carlos Osorio / AP

Michigan school shooter gets life in prison for killing 4 students

University of Pennsylvania President Liz Magill listens during a hearing of the House Committee on Education
Mark Schiefelbein/AP

$100 million UPenn donation at risk following antisemitism hearing

0:22File photo of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.'s birth home.
David Goldman / AP

Woman arrested after pouring gas onto childhood home of MLK Jr.

The U.S. Embassy is seen from across the Tigris River in Baghdad, Iraq.
Khalid Mohammed / AP

Rocket attack targets US embassy in Iraq

2:07File photo of a postal worker loading a delivery vehicle.
Gene J. Puskar / AP

New bill in congress would help protect US postal workers

2:04A hiring sign is displayed at a restaurant in Prospect Heights, Ill.
Nam Y. Huh/AP

Unemployment drops as US economy adds 199,000 jobs in November

Sheriff's Deputy Paul Martin with his retired K9 Goliath.
Mercer County Sheriff's Office via AP

US senator's son charged in crash that killed North Dakota deputy

4:15Darryl George, a 17-year-old junior, before walking across the street to go into Barbers Hill High School.
Michael Wyke/AP

Recent cases highlight hairstyle 'discrimination' against students

United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres
AP Photo / Joshua A. Bickel

UN head invokes 'Article 99' to push for a Gaza cease-fire

0:29President Joe Biden's son, Hunter Biden.
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

Hunter Biden faces new federal criminal charges

2:11Flyers that explain how to vote with a criminal record
Trisha Ahmed / AP

New legislation would allow incarcerated citizens to vote in elections

2:42Nurse Rajaa Musleh
MedGlobal

'It was like a nightmare': Gaza nurse on evacuating Al-Shifa Hospital