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1:43A man pauses near wooden hearts representing victims outside Monterey Park City Hall
Ashley Landis / AP

Police still unsure of motive in Monterey Park shooting

6:26Damage from Hurricane Ian in Florida
Wilfredo Lee / AP

Supply chain issues slowing down recovery from natural disasters

2:50People pay their respects outside Star Ballroom Dance Studio.
AP

Monterey Park area mourns residents killed at Lunar New Year festival

3:20A couple pauses at a memorial at a vigil honoring the victims of a shooting at Star Ballroom Dance Studio
Ashley Landis / AP

People gather at Monterey Park City Hall to celebrate the lives lost

Israeli Jewish extremist Amiram Ben-Uliel arrives in court.
Avshalom Sassoni / Pool Photo via AP

Israeli extremist group takes root in US with fundraising bid

0:36New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern
Mark Mitchell / New Zealand Herald / AP

Jacinda Ardern makes final appearance as New Zealand leader

0:27Richard Barnett, an Arkansas man who was photographed with his feet on a desk in former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's office.
Manuel Balce Ceneta / AP

Man who propped feet on Pelosi's desk guilty in Jan. 6 case

Los Angeles County Sheriff Robert Luna and Monterey Park Chief of Police Scott Wiese
Damian Dovarganes / AP

Police took 5 hours to warn dance hall shooter was on the run

2:55Police tape surrounds the scene of a shooting.
Jeff Chiu / AP

7 dead as California mourns 3rd mass killing in 8 days

2:55Finnish Prime Minister Sanna Marin speaks with the media.
AP

News trust is highest in Finland. Can the US learn from that?

5:44A person presents the news on camera.
Scripps News

Why don't Americans trust the media?

3:48Police officers stand outside a ballroom dance club in Monterey Park, California
Jae C. Hong / AP

Authorities search for motive in Lunar New Year massacre

Members of the Oath Keepers extremist group stand on the East Front of the U.S. Capitol.
AP

4 Oath Keepers convicted of Jan. 6 seditious conspiracy

0:29Police on the scene of a shooting in Des Moines, Iowa
Charlie Neibergall / AP

Police: 2 students dead, teacher hurt in Des Moines shooting

Alex Murdaugh is escorted out of a courthouse in handcuffs.
Tracy Glantz / The State via AP

Alex Murdaugh goes on trial in 2021 killings of wife, son

0:27A Leopard 2 military tank
Michael Sohn / AP

Poland pushes for more tanks for Kyiv, will seek German OK

4:48Woman reading newspaper.
Shutterstock

US newspapers continue to die at a rapid rate

0:28Police car with flashing lights
Matt Rourke / AP

12 people injured in shooting at Louisiana nightclub

3:25A forensic photographer gets ready to take pictures of a van's window and its contents in Torrance, California.
Damian Dovarganes / AP

Sheriff: Suspect in Monterey Park shooting killed self in van

0:38A burned police car sits on the street following a violent protest.
Alex Slitz / AP

Violent protest in downtown Atlanta over killing of activist

3:54A man stands outside a building with a clipboard.
Scripps News

Employers look beyond criminal records to make up for labor shortage

3:59A farm worker tends to plants.
Scripps News

How immigration contributes to the labor shortage

2:17A portrait of Tyre Nichols is displayed at a memorial service for him.
Adrian Sainz / AP

5 Memphis officers fired for involvement in death of Tyre Nichols

Planes sit on the tarmac at Terminal B at LaGuardia Airport in New York
Seth Wenig / AP

FAA blames contract workers for outage that grounded flights

Lawyer Carl Douglas alongside Gabrielle Hansel, guardian of five-year-old Syncere Kai Anderson
Damian Dovarganes / AP

Son seeks $50M from LA for dad's death from stun gun zaps

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy pays his respects to victims of a deadly helicopter crash during a farewell ceremony
Efrem Lukatsky / AP

Ukraine's Zelenskyy honors those killed in helicopter crash

5:21Kindergarten students at Crestmoor Elementary School, get ready for a recess break
Michael Macor / AP

An African American study course is now banned from Florida schools

New Zealand's COVID-19 Response Minister Chris Hipkins.
Robert Kitchin/Pool Photo via AP

Chris Hipkins to be New Zealand's next prime minister

3:16Sheneen McClain speaks during a rally and march over the death of her son, Elijah McClain.
AP

Elijah McClain's mom shares thoughts as trials for son's death begins

A downed Denny's sign is shown.
CNN Newswire

1 dead, 2 injured after Denny's sign falls on their car