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Annual hot air balloon festival draws global audience to US
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Annual hot air balloon festival draws global audience to US

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — Hundreds of hot air balloons are scheduled to lift off Saturday morning, marking the start of an annual fiesta that has drawn pilots and spectators from across the globe to New Mexico’s high desert for 50 years now. As one of the most photographed events in the world, the Albuquerque International Balloon...

As Ian weakens farther inland, recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina
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As Ian weakens farther inland, recovery efforts are underway in Florida and South Carolina

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You also can text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN  —  As post-tropical cyclone Ian moves inland across North Carolina early Saturday, communities in Florida and South Carolina are recovering after the deadly storm brought torrential rain, powerful...

Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill
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Government shutdown averted as Biden signs funding bill

CNN  —  The House of Representatives voted on Friday to approve a stopgap bill to fund the government through December 16, averting a shutdown just hours ahead of a midnight deadline when funding was set to expire. President Joe Biden signed the bill Friday afternoon. The Senate passed the measure on a bipartisan basis on...

1 teen killed, 1 wounded in Tulsa homecoming game shooting
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1 teen killed, 1 wounded in Tulsa homecoming game shooting

TULSA, Okla. — A teenager was killed and another was wounded in a shooting at a high school homecoming game in Oklahoma Friday night, police said. The victims, both 17, were shot during the event at McLain High School for Science and Technology shortly before 10 p.m., according to a statement by the Tulsa Police...

Deadly Hurricane Ian, now approaching Category 5 strength, threatens ‘catastrophic’ storm surge as it nears Florida
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Deadly Hurricane Ian, now approaching Category 5 strength, threatens ‘catastrophic’ storm surge as it nears Florida

Editor’s Note: Affected by the storm? Use CNN’s lite site for low bandwidth. You also can text or WhatsApp your Ian stories to CNN +1 332-261-0775. CNN  —  Hurricane Ian – now an “extremely dangerous” storm just shy of Category 5 strength – is poised to inflict “catastrophic” winds and storm surge as it nears...

US Embassy warns Americans to leave Russia
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US Embassy warns Americans to leave Russia

CNN  —  The US Embassy in Moscow issued a security alert overnight that urged US citizens to leave Russia immediately while there are still options for departing the country. The alert comes in the wake of Russian President Vladimir Putin’s order for partial mobilization of Russian men to fight in his war in Ukraine. “Russia...

The U.S. and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine
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The U.S. and Europe are running out of weapons to send to Ukraine

Ukrainian servicemen fire an M777 howitzer, Kharkiv Region, northeastern Ukraine. This photo cannot be distributed in the Russian Federation. Vyacheslav Madiyevskyy | Future Publishing | Getty Images In the U.S. weapons industry, the normal production level for artillery rounds for the 155 millimeter howitzer — a long-range heavy artillery weapon currently used on the battlefields...

California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout
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California murder suspect, teen daughter killed in shootout

LOS ANGELES — An abducted 15-year-old girl and her father — a fugitive wanted in the death of the teen’s mother — were both killed amid a shootout with law enforcement Tuesday on a highway in California’s high desert, authorities said. San Bernardino County Sheriff Shannon Dicus did not specify whether Savannah Graziano was shot...