Scientists are trying to understand how some ancient buildings have lasted for centuries in hopes of making modern buildings more durable.
The National Zoo’s three giant pandas are set to return to China in December with no public signs the 50-year-old exchange agreement struck by President Richard Nixon will continue.
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AP Explains: U.S. Speaker Kevin McCarthy ousted in historic House vote

House Speaker Kevin McCarthy has been voted out of the job in an extraordinary showdown, a first in U.S. history. The 216-210 vote was forced by a contingent of hard-right conservatives and throws the House and its Republican leadership into chaos.

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McCarthy ousted as House speaker in dramatic vote

Speaker Kevin McCarthy was voted out of the job Tuesday in an extraordinary showdown, a first in U.S. history, The 216-210 vote, forced by a contingent of hard-right conservatives, throws the House and its Republican leadership into chaos. (October 3)

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Hunter Biden pleads not guilty to three federal gun charges

Hunter Biden has pleaded not guilty in a Delaware court to three federal firearms charges filed after a plea deal imploded over the summer. Biden’s Tuesday plea puts his case on track toward a possible trial as the 2024 election looms. (Oct. 3) (AP Video: Tassanee Vejpongsa)

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Trio win Nobel for studying how electrons move

Three scientists won the Nobel Prize in physics on Tuesday for giving us the first split-second glimpse into the superfast world of spinning electrons, a field that could one day lead to better electronics or disease diagnoses. (Oct 3)

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg honored with new postage stamp

The United States Postal Service honored the late Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by unveiling a stamp of her at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery in Washington, D.C. Monday. (Oct. 2)

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India police search journalists’ homes and offices in the country’s latest raids on media

Indian police raided the offices of a news website that’s under investigation for allegedly receiving funds from China, in what critics described as an attack on one of India’s few remaining independent news outlets. (Oct. 3) (AP Video: Piyush Nagpal)

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Facing increasing pressure from customers, some miners are switching to renewable energy

Some mining companies are moving to phase out use of fossil fuels in extracting and refining, partly due to pressure from downstream customers that want more sustainable supply chains. (Oct. 1) (AP video by Victoria Milko)

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Women’s voices and votes to loom large at upcoming Synod of Bishops on future of Catholic church

The Catholic Church has for centuries been dominated by men with little hope for women entering the corridors of power at the Vatican or simply saying Mass. Catholic women are hoping that a 3-week long meeting in October might be the start of some change. On October 4th, Pope Francis will open the Synod of Bishops with 464 participants including Catholic clergy and lay-people. For the first time, women and lay people will be allowed to vote. (Oct. 2) (AP Video: Sebabatso Mosamo, Paolo Lucariello, Luigi Navarra, Gianfranco Stara. Produced by Trisha Thomas)

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Mexico’s rescue and drug-sniffing dogs start their training at the military’s puppy kindergarten

In the middle of a military base outside Mexico City, an army colonel runs what he calls a kindergarten for dogs. Puppies that one day will become rescue dogs, or sniffer dogs for drugs or explosives, get their basic training at the facility. They spend their first four months at the site, before being sent to military units around the country for more specialized instruction. (Oct. 2) (AP Video/Gerardo Carrillo)

New Hampshire authorities say a 17-year-old has been indicted in the shooting deaths of his sister-in-law and her two sons who were found in their home last year.
Tropical Storm Philippe is drenching the U.S. and British Virgin Islands as it spins away from the northeast Caribbean on a path that would take it toward Bermuda and later New England and Atlantic Canada.
Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp has called for his team’s Premier League game against Tottenham to be replayed after a VAR error cost his side a goal.
Uruguay has been plotting ways to contain New Zealand at the Rugby World Cup on Thursday in Lyon. Even so, the Uruguayan players can’t help but reveal their inner fan boys at the prospect of facing the All Blacks for the first time.
Greek authorities say they have arrested two Turkish men on suspicion of involvement in the fatal gangland shooting of six other Turks in Greece last month.
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Thursday, October 5


Honda’s MotoGP team says that former world champion Marc Márquez will be leaving the team at the end of the season.
This Date in Baseball, October 5 - Barry Bonds sets new mark for HRs in a single season, hitting #71 and #72
Today in Sports, October 5 - Barry Bonds sets a new mark for home runs in a single season, hitting 71 and 72

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Monday, October 9


GOLF — The Jackson T.
A British army investigation has concluded that a 19-year-old soldier is believed to have taken her own life after relentless sexual harassment by her immediate superior.
Turkey’s foreign minister says Kurdish militants behind a suicide bombing in the Turkish capital face robust retaliation against their group’s positions in Syria and Iraq.
U.K. Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has proposed raising the legal age that people in England can buy cigarettes by one year each year until it applies to the whole population.
European Union countries have overcame a new obstacle in their yearslong quest to overhaul the bloc’s asylum rules.
Hungary’s foreign minister says that his government wants guarantees from Kyiv that a Hungarian bank that was removed from a Ukrainian list of sponsors of Russia’s war will not be placed back on that list in the future.
Jude Bellingham is playing with a style and confidence far beyond his 20 years and leading a new generation of Real Madrid players.
Israeli police say they have arrested several people suspected of spitting in the direction of Christian pilgrims and churches in Jerusalem.
British police have opened an investigation into corporate manslaughter at a northern England hospital after a neonatal nurse was convicted of murdering seven babies and trying to kill six others when she worked there.
Maine State Police say a 78-year-old woman who was subject of a statewide Silver Alert was killed in a crash on the Maine Turnpike.
Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son says he believes artificial intelligence will surpass human intelligence within a decade, urging Japanese companies to adopt it or be left behind.
Sirens have wailed across Russia and television stations interrupted regular programming to broadcast warning signals as part of sweeping drills intended to test the readiness of the emergency services amid the fighting in Ukraine.
Second-ranked Iga Swiatek dropped only two games and advanced to the quarterfinals of the China Open by beating Magda Linette 6-1, 6-1.
Four Western countries have floated a proposal for the United Nations’ top human rights body to appoint a team of experts to monitor and report on abuses and rights violations in war-wracked Sudan.
Police say a man has been accused of stalking a woman in New York via his small airplane, flying out of an airport in nearby Vermont.
Greece is urging other European Union member states to adopt a proposed plan to sanction countries that refuse to accept migrants deported by the bloc.
A court in Serbia has released from a brief detention a Kosovo Serb leader who has been linked to a clash with Kosovo security forces in which four people died, sending tensions soaring in the volatile region.
Shares in Scandinavian Airlines have dropped more than 90% after the ailing carrier announced new shareholders in a restructuring scheme that will see the company delisted and existing ownership stakes erased.
Firefighters are battling a huge fire in a plastics factory in eastern Croatia and authorities have asked residents to remain indoors and keep their widows shut.
Japanese Agriculture Minister Ichiro Miyashita says Tokyo hopes to resolve the issue of Chinese ban on its seafood within the World Trade Organization’s scope.
FIFA is set to approve the reintegration of Russian youth teams into under-17 competitions and ease a total international ban on the country amid the war in Ukraine.