Jacqueline Benitez pushes her cart down an aisle at a grocery store.

US ending extra food stamp benefits that started during COVID

For the average food stamps recipient, the change will mean about $90 less per month in grocery assistance, though for many, it could be much more.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Home where four University of Idaho students were killed

Home where 4 University of Idaho students were killed to be torn down

The University of Idaho is still evaluating options for how to utilize the property after the home is town down.

 | Scripps News Staff

Cleanup continues at the site of of a Norfolk Southern freight train derailment

Contaminated waste shipments from Ohio derailment to resume

The resumption announcement came a day after the Environmental Protection Agency ordered Norfolk Southern to "pause" shipments from the site.

 | AP

A view of the damage to a property after severe storms, in Shawnee, Oklahoma.

Tornadoes, possible derecho strike central US

Derechos are rare outside of the summer months as they feed off warm, moist air.

 | Scripps News Staff

A couple and a child sit outside a home.

Family moves into dream rental home, finds it's a scam

A couple with children found the perfect rental home, and started moving in, only to learn the home wasn't really available to rent.

 | John Matarese

Atlanta Thrive.

Parents train education advocates to help children succeed in school

The pandemic erased two decades of progress in reading and math scores for American students, and students of color fell behind even further.

 | Alexa Liacko

ITC Transmission, a subsidiary of DTE Energy, basket trucks work on power lines.

Michigan power line work continues, California gets breather

California got a brief break Sunday from a powerful storm that left rivers swollen to dangerous levels and brought snow to low-lying areas around LA.

 | AP

A Care Flight medical transport plane carrying a patient and four others that crashed is seen

5 dead, including patient, in medical flight crash in Nevada

The crash occurred amid a winter storm warning issued by the National Weather Service in Reno for large swaths of Nevada.

 | AP

A vehicle makes its way across Wilson Avenue in Rancho Cucamonga, California.

Historic storm brings unusual winter weather to much of California

More than 120,000 California utility customers remained without electricity, according to PowerOutage.us.

 | Scott Withers and Rodney Young

Sign that reads "Get your High School Equivalency GED and join the stars!" next to a white graduation cap and gown.

New efforts to help adults earn their high school diplomas

People who didn't graduate high school make roughly $180 less a week than those who are in the workplace with just a high school diploma.

 | Chris Stewart

Pictures of Levi Gorsuch and Danny Leonard.

Ranchers help LGBTQ+ community find acceptance in rural America

A study estimates 2.8 million to 3.9 million members of the LGBTQ+ community live in rural areas. That’s 3% to 5% of all rural Americans.

 | Vanessa Misciagna

Former President Jimmy Carter works at a Habitat for Humanity building site.

Habitat for Humanity homeowners reflect on Jimmy Carter's work

Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn, along with volunteers, have helped build, renovate and repair over 4,300 homes in 14 countries since 1984.

 | Maya Rodriguez

A JetBlue Airbus flies over a pair of Southwest Airlines' jets from Bob Hope Airport in Burbank, Calif.

NTSB investigates runway close call at Southern California airport

This is the fourth time a runway incident with a commercial airliner has been placed under investigation with the NTSB since the start of this year.

 | Scripps News Staff

A motorist drives on a wet road under a snow-covered hillside

Brutal winter weather is causing havoc across the country

In Massachusetts freezing rain led to a pileup of more than a dozen cars and trucks.

 | James Packard

Attorney Ben Crump speaks during a news conference at the Malcolm X & Dr. Betty Shabazz Memorial and Educational Center

Malcolm X's family files $100M lawsuit against NYPD, CIA and FBI

This lawsuit comes less than a year after the city of New York agreed to pay $36 million to two men wrongly convicted of Malcolm X’s murder.

 | Jamal Andress

President Joe Biden

Pres. Biden confirms no plans to visit East Palestine 'at this moment'

President Joe Biden confirmed to reporters at the White House on Friday that he will not be going to East Palestine, Ohio "at this moment."

 | Scripps News Staff

Marta Mejia

Culinary Academy of Las Vegas helps drive a historic employment rate

The academy says it's making it so anybody interested in the hospitality sector can take that next big step in their career.

 | Elizabeth Ruiz

President Joe Biden speaks about student loan debt forgiveness in the Roosevelt Room of the White House

Student loan forgiveness to be debated at Supreme Court

According to College Board, recent graduates with debt in our country usually owe around $28,400.

 | Joe St. George

A town hall meeting in East Palestine, Ohio

East Palestine residents meet with activist Erin Brockovich

High-profile activist Erin Brockovich spoke with residents in the village of East Palestine, Ohio on Friday evening during a town hall event.

 | Scripps News Staff

Credit card being scanned.

More Americans say they have more credit card debt than savings

More Americans say they would rely on credit cards in case of a sudden emergency than on personal savings.

 | Justin Boggs

A bird perches on a branch.

National Zoo to open immersive bird house after a 6-year renovation

The more than 30,000 square foot renovated exhibit will feature more than 170 individual birds representing 72 different species.

 | Simplemost and Kaitlin Gates

Mr. James working a shift at the high school.

80-year-old janitor couldn't afford rent, students come to his rescue

80-year-old Mr. James needed help making ends meet after his rent increased. Students at a Texas high school wanted to help.

 | Justin Boggs

The Harris building at Fisk University

The importance of HBCUs as they grow in popularity

Rooted in Black culture and traditions, historically Black colleges and universities, or HBCUs, are seeing higher enrollment.

 | Stephanie Sandoval

Close-up image of an Andean bear

Bear escapes from outdoor enclosure at St. Louis Zoo

Guests were ushered inside while zoo staff attempted to recapture Ben, a 4-year-old Andean bear.

 | Scripps News Staff

Sen. Jon Tester.

Montana man accused of threatening to kill US Sen. Jon Tester

In the indictment, prosecutors say the man made several threatening calls to Sen. Tester by phone, leaving voicemails at his office.

 | Scripps News Staff

Mainstays Fall Candle

1.2 million candles sold at Walmart recalled due to fire, injury risk

The wicks can burn too close to the side of the glass container and cause the container to shatter.

 | Scripps News Staff

Hiring sign displayed for snow operators and snow shovelers.

More states considering changes to child labor laws to fill jobs

States like Iowa and Minnesota are considering legislation that would expand the types of jobs and number of hours teens can work.

 | Scripps News Staff

People stand on a home lawn.

They opened their home to Ukrainians. Now it's time to say goodbye

Two families — one Ukrainian, one American — who took part in the "Uniting for Ukraine" refugee sponsorship program are about to part ways.

 | Ben Schamisso

A person stands on a snow-covered road.

Western storm is bringing conditions the area hasn't seen in years

Los Angeles County has its first blizzard warning since 1989, and Portland is experiencing its second snowiest day in history.

 | James Packard

Medgar and Myrlie Evers Home National Monument is shown.

Fund helps preserve, renovate important sites focused on Black history

The National Park Foundation is preserving Black history sites across the country to give a more thorough look at the nation's past.

 | Chloe Nordquist