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02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Here's the latest for Saturday, February 4th: U.S. military shoots down suspected Chinese surveillance balloon; 50-car train derailment causes massive fire in Ohio; Hundreds rally for peace in Pakistan; Ukraine and Russian prisoners freed in swap (Feb. 4)
      
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
The high-altitude balloon that was shot down on Saturday was first spotted by the public when it passed over Montana earlier this week.
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
The U.S. military has shot down a suspected Chinese spy balloon off the Carolina coast on orders from President Joe Biden after it had crossed over sensitive military sites across North America. (Feb. 4)
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
TV footage shows the suspected surveillance balloon as it appeared to be hit. Earlier on Saturday, Americans had reported sightings.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
What happens when a 6-year-old Michigan boy decides to order $1,500 worth of Grubhub food when his parents aren't looking? Lots of leftovers.
      
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
President Biden speaking at the Democratic National Committee winter meeting in Philadelphia. The new calendar in many ways rewards the states that propelled Mr. Biden to the presidency.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Boston set a new daily record of minus 10 degrees on Saturday, breaking the previous one set in 1886.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Pope Francis meeting leaders of the Roman Catholic Church on Saturday at the Cathedral of St. Therese in Juba, South Sudan’s capital.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
The high-altitude Chinese balloon over Billings, Mont., on Thursday.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
On Jan. 7, officers pulled Tyre Nichols from his car and kicked and beat the 29-year-old amateur photographer as he begged them to let him go home. He later died at the hospital.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
In this photo provided by Melissa Smith, a train fire is seen from her farm in East Palestine, Ohio, Friday, Feb. 3, 2023. A train derailment and resulting large fire prompted an evacuation order in the Ohio village near the Pennsylvania state line on Friday night, covering the area in billows of smoke lit orange by the flames below.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Why the Biden White House needs to push for peace in 2023.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida and President Trump in July 2020, when they were working together.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Nicolas Lane cleaned up on Friday after a winter storm blanketed parts of Austin, Texas, in ice and caused widespread power outages.
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
As a growing number of U.S. institutions adopt statements acknowledging their roots on Indigenous lands, some, like Vanderbilt University, resist.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
About 50 cars of the train derailed in East Palestine, near Ohio's border with Pennsylvania. There were no immediate reports of injuries.
      
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
The women’s doubles championship at the USA Pickleball National Championships in Indian Wells, Calif., in November.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
A pelican suspected to have died from H5N1 avian influenza on a beach in Peru in December.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are speaking with lawyers for former officials at the collapsed crypto exchange FTX and scrutinizing the immediate family of its founder, Sam Bankman-Fried.
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Angel Uriarte, 35, and Noah Beard, 25, were arrested and charged each with six counts of murder in connection with the Jan. 16 shooting.
      
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
From left, Abby Quinn, Nikki Amuka-Bird, Dave Bautista and Rupert Grint in “Knock at the Cabin.”
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Becca and Sergio Fuentes with their children in their former neighborhood in Houston. Hurricane Harvey drove them out.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
James, at age 38, is closing in on Kareem Abdul-Jabbar’s N.B.A. career scoring record while playing with the energy of a much younger version of himself.
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
A dog was abandoned in the Herkimer Humane Society parking lot on a cold night. A Facebook post inspired the community to help find her.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
A look at the day's best photographs from around the world.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Surrounded by officers with clubs and pepper spray, Tyre Nichols called out in vain for his mother. When Chase Madkins was pulled over by an unmarked car, he instinctively called a fellow activist. (Feb. 4) (AP Video shot by Allen Breed)
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
The summit of Mount Washington, New Hampshire, dropped to a mark that is likely the lowest wind chill ever recorded in the United States.
      
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
The government must match continued investments in policing with reforms that make police more accountable to the communities that they serve.
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Memphis Police Chief CJ Davis has faced increased scrutiny after the death of Tyre Nichols, three days after he was beaten by Memphis police officers.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Ohio writer Chelsea Banning went viral last year after tweeting her disappointment that only two people showed up to her book signing.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
The Alabama man oversaw millions of dollars worth of drug shipments from a dangerous Mexican cartel.
      
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
Ukrainian soldiers with an American-made M777 howitzer last year in the Donetsk region.
02/04/2023   New York Times Top News
For weeks, a 20-mile rugged stretch of Big Sur has been turned into an island because of landslides.
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
When a mountain lion pounced on her 5-year-old son and pinned him to the ground in a vicious attack, Suzie Trexler went into mama bear mode.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Inspired by all he achieved, the James P. Beckwourth Mountain Club formed to encourage Black people to live his legacy by exploring the outdoors.
      
02/04/2023   USA Today - Nation
Mal Middlesworth was 18 years old on Dec. 7, 1941 when was aboard the U.S.S. San Francisco in Pearl Harbor.
      
02/03/2023   USA Today - Nation
Preston Hemphill was the sixth officer fired in the investigation into the death of Tyre Nichols. His body camera footage was released last week.
      
02/03/2023   USA Today - Nation
Blinken postpones China trip; Chinese government denies that a balloon flying over Montana is a spycraft as U.S. officials scramble to get rid of it.
      
02/03/2023   USA Today - Nation
Los Angeles' famed mountain lion, named P-22, continues to capture the hearts and minds of residents after being euthanized late last year. (Feb. 4) (AP video by Eugene Garcia and Stefanie Dazio)
      
02/03/2023   New York Times Top News
Kathleen Combs speaks to a person seeking shelter for the night at a warming center at Second First Church in Rockford, Ill.