Hurricane Ian latest: Category 3 storm makes landfall in Cuba

Central Florida stores struggle to keep water on shelves ahead of Tropical Storm Ian Heavy rain and strong winds are lashing western Cuba after Hurricane Ian made landfall…

Biden’s student debt plan would cost $400 billion

President Joe Biden’s plan for student debt cancellation will cost the federal government about $400 billion over the next 30 years, according to new estimates from the Congressional…

Asian shares mostly gain after Dow tumbles into bear market

Asian stocks were mostly higher on Tuesday after heavy selling on Wall Street put the Dow Jones Industrial Average into what’s known as a bear market. US futures…

Shinzo Abe funeral: Japan holds controversial state funeral for assassinated leader

Tokyo CNN — Japan bids farewell to former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe in an elaborate state funeral Tuesday, despite public opposition to the cost of the event as…

Wisconsin’s Johnson embraces controversy in reelection bid

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Far from shying from his contrarian reputation, Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson is leaning into controversy as he runs for his third term. Johnson…

Interamerican Development Bank votes out President Mauricio Claver-Carone

The Inter-American Development Bank, the hemisphere’s premier international lending institution, voted Monday to fire its president. Mauricio Claver-Carone was terminated following a unanimous recommendation by the 14-member executive…

Biden’s student loan forgiveness will cost the US about $400 billion, CBO estimates

WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden’s action to cancel student loan debt for millions of borrowers and extend a moratorium on loan repayments will cost the federal government $420…

Plea agreements reached by 4 in NC Congress ballot probe

Four people pleaded guilty on Monday to misdemeanors for their roles in absentee ballot fraud in rural North Carolina during the 2016 and 2018 elections. The convictions stemmed…

Puerto Rico governor calls on US to allow ship carrying vital diesel fuel to dock at hurricane-ravaged island

More than a week after Hurricane Fiona hit Puerto Rico — knocking out water and power lines across the island — hundreds of thousands of the island’s residents…