Firefighters work the scene after a tanker truck overturned on U.S. 15 in Frederick, Md.

Fiery tanker crash kills driver, burns Maryland homes

The tanker was carrying flammable liquid when it crashed, which officials believed to be gasoline or diesel.

 | AP

Rocio Franco shovels the snow from the open of her driveway.

Storm's death toll rises, dumps snow on Northeast

The storm’s death toll rose with additional fatalities reported in Indiana and Michigan, while Kentucky’s governor said at least five people died.

 | AP

The American and Chinese flags.

Biden expected to tighten rules on US investment in China

The expected action is the latest effort by the White House to target China's military and technology sectors.

 | AP

COVID-19 testing procedures on Thursday, Dec. 8, 2022, in Washington.

Washington COVID centers to close amid 'significant drop' in cases

D.C. Health announced that Washington COVID-19 centers will close by the end of March, citing a "significant drop" in cases of the virus.

 | Scripps News Staff

Police lights

Fired Memphis EMT says police impeded Tyre Nichols' care

The EMT said officers said loudly that the patient was not going anywhere and that they wouldn't uncuff him, impeding patient care.

 | AP

A person loads their car at a Walmart.

Rare insect found outside a Walmart dates back to the Jurassic

An entomology student found an interesting insect before shopping, and it led to an amazing discovery.

 | Kaitlin Gates

Students relax on the front steps of Low Memorial Library on the Columbia University campus.

Columbia is first Ivy League to permanently drop SAT, ACT requirements

The school's pandemic-era hold on standardized testing will be the new norm for applicants.

 | Tricia Goss

Florida Sen. Jason Brodeur at the Florida State Capitol, Wednesday, March 9, 2022, in Tallahassee, Fla.

Florida proposal would register bloggers who write about lawmakers

A Florida GOP lawmaker introduced legislation that would have bloggers who are paid to write about legislators register with the state.

 | Scripps News Staff

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis

DeSantis takes aim at prosecutor after TV crew attack

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis removed a Tampa prosecutor last year over pledges not to pursue criminal charges against seekers or providers of abortion.

 | AP

a Covergirl makeup product hangs on a display at a store in Haverhill, Mass.

What is the history behind wearing makeup?

Thousands of years ago, advertisers and influencers weren’t telling us how or why we should wear makeup.

 | Emily Grossberg

President Biden standing at podium.

President Biden had cancerous lesion removed

The president was treated for the cancerous lesion on Feb. 16, according to a White House doctor.

 | Scripps News Staff

Bookshelf in library

Inside the movement to ban books at libraries and in schools

Books written by or about members of the LGBTQ community and people of color are reportedly challenged the most.

 | Scripps News Staff

Joseph Dituri, known as Dr. Deep Sea, underwater.

Professor tries to break record by living underwater for 100 days

One scientist wants to "look where we've never looked before."

 | Scripps News Tampa

Overweight person grabbing stomach.

Obesity in 2035 could be just as costly as COVID in 2020

The global cost of obesity is expected to be in the trillions of dollars as obesity rates in the U.S. and worldwide skyrocket.

 | Justin Boggs

Debris flies through the air in downtown Fort Worth, Texas.

Tornadoes, power outages as storm crosses Texas, Louisiana

Forecasters said the storm system will march eastward Friday, bringing the threat of severe weather into the Ohio and Tennessee River valleys.

 | AP and Scripps News Staff

Downtown Minneapolis, Minnesota

A once-sacred Dakota site could soon be returned

Advocates are working to transform the heart of Minneapolis' Central Riverfront into a destination honoring Indigenous history.

 | Scripps News Staff

Signs are seen in front of the Walgreens Deerfield headquarters during a protest over a plan to sell abortion pills.

Walgreens warned by states not to distribute abortion pills

Twenty states with Republican attorneys general told major pharmacy chains that it is illegal in their states to distribute abortion pills.

 | Justin Boggs

Alex Murdaugh is led outside the Colleton County Courthouse by sheriff's deputies.

Murdaugh sentenced to life in prison for murdering wife, son

The five-week trial of Alex Murdaugh garnered national attention before jurors made a swift decision on his guilt.

 | Scripps News Staff

Drag artist Vidalia Anne Gentry speaks during a news conference held by the Human Rights Campaign.

Tennessee bans public drag performances, other states could follow

Drag shows have been targeted by protests, and sometimes been victimized by violence.

 | Scripps News Staff

People laughing in a coffee shop.

This city was named the happiest in US for third year in a row

WalletHub compared 182 of the largest cities in the areas of emotional and physical well-being, income and employment, and community and environment.

 | Taylor Kuether

Person speaks at meeting

Norfolk Southern holds 1st meeting in East Palestine since derailment

It was the first time since the derailment four weeks ago that someone from Norfolk Southern participated in a formal town hall with residents.

 | Scripps News Cleveland

A snowy highway is shown.

Thursday storms will bring harsh weather to most of the US

There's risk of severe flood and strong winds in multiple parts of the country Thursday.

 | James Packard

PSSi facility

Scripps News Investigates: A city’s not-so-secret child labor problem

A Scripps News investigation found suspicions of child labor went back years before authorities took action against a Nebraska meatpacking plant.

 | Patrick Terpstra and Karen Rodriguez and Daniel Lathrop

Alex Murdaugh listens as prosecutor Creighton Waters makes closing arguments Wednesday, March 1, in Walterboro, S.C.

Alex Murdaugh convicted of murder in shootings of wife, son

The Alex Murdaugh case chronicled the unraveling of a powerful Southern family. A guilty verdict was handed down on Thursday.

 | AP

File - People experiencing homelessness Thursday Nov. 9, 2017 near downtown Houston, Texas.

Texas man ticketed for feeding people experiencing homelessness

Houston police ticketed a volunteer for feeding residents without homes after the city created rules regulating who can provide free food outdoors.

 | Scripps News Staff

Fisk University gymnastics team

Women make history as first gymnastics team at HBCU

A conversation between a young gymnast and her uncle led to the creation of Fisk University's gymnastics team.

 | Elizabeth Ruiz

College Park, Maryland

Maryland mayor charged with child pornography possession, resigns

The mayor of College Park, Maryland was arrested and charged with over 50 counts of possession of child pornography.

 | Scripps News Staff

Woman performs aerial acrobatics

Circus for the broken heart: Movement helping people deal with grief

Dr. Sherry Walling hosts workshops that combine her skills as a clinical psychologist and an amatuer circus artist.

 | Jessie Cohen

Tents at Curry Village covered with snow in Yosemite National Park.

Yosemite National Park closed indefinitely due record-setting snowfall

The siege of heavy snowfall over the past week has subsided but park officials are still unsure when it will be deemed safe for visitors to return.

 | Scripps News Staff

FILE - In this Jan. 6, 2021, file photo, President Donald Trump speaks during a rally.

Trump can be sued for Jan 6 riot injuries, Justice Dept. says

The Justice Department says former President Trump can be sued by Capitol Police and lawmakers for injuries during the Jan. 6 insurrection.

 | AP