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The legal drama surrounding Former President Donald Trump, here on Aug. 6, 2022, is reaching a fever pitch. (Brandon Bell / Getty Images via CNN.)

Legal Drama Surrounding Donald Trump Reaches Fever Pitch as New York Grand Jury Won’t Meet Wednesday

New York District Attorney Alvin Bragg’s office has suggested to an attorney for at least one witness in the past 24 hours that they might need to provide more testimony to the grand jury in its hush money probe, according to one source familiar with the probe.

Hospitals are closely watching an ongoing shortage of albuterol, which is used to treat people with breathing problems. (Adobe Stock)

A Shortage of Albuterol is About to Get Worse, Especially in Hospitals

Liquid albuterol has been in short supply since last summer. Now, the news of a manufacturing plant shutdown worries some doctors who work with patients with breathing problems such as asthma.

The nearly 7-foot-tall “Visions of Eternity” seemed to be an outlier among Salvador Dalí's work from the 1930s. (Salvador Dalí / Fundació Gala-Salvador Dalí / Artists Rights Society)

Chicago Art Curators Stumbled on a Mystery. Was an Unusual Salvador Dalí Painting Actually His?

The curators, both working on the Art Institute of Chicago’s first show dedicated to Salvador Dalí, were researching his painting “Visions of Eternity,” which was dated to 1936 and had been held in the museum since the late 1980s. But red flags were mounting.

Spectrum News 13 in Orlando identified the slain reporter as 24-year-old Dylan Lyons. (Spectrum News 13)

Orlando TV Station Offered Viewers Raw, Emotional Coverage of the Shooting of its Own Journalists

Spectrum News 13 became the latest local news organization faced with the impossibly difficult task of having to report on a deadly attack targeting its own colleagues.

Abortion rights supporters are seen in the Wisconsin Capitol Rotunda in Madison on Jan. 22, 2023. (Morry Gash / AP)

Wisconsin Supreme Court Election Has High Stakes for Abortion Rights, 2024 Election

The departure of a conservative justice, Patience Roggensack, has given liberals an opportunity to seize the majority on a court that could decide on issues such as abortion, redistricting, and voting rights ahead of the 2024 presidential election.

President Joe Biden meets with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy at the Ukrainian presidential palace on February 20, in Kyiv, Ukraine. (Handout / Ukrainian Presidential Press Office / Getty Images)

Joe Biden’s Historic Trip to Ukraine Followed Months of Planning and Days of Secrecy

In conversations behind closed doors at the Mariinsky Palace on Monday, Biden sought to engage President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in a detailed and urgent discussion about the next phase of the war, which US officials describe as having arrived at a critical juncture.

Irregular sleeping habits have been linked with atherosclerosis, a new study has found. (Adobe Stock)

Irregular Sleep May Be Harmful to Your Heart, Study Finds

When you don’t get enough good sleep, the short-term consequences are noticeable — maybe you’re distracted at work or snappy with loved ones. But in the background, irregular and poor-quality sleeping patterns could increase your risk for developing cardiovascular disease, according to a new study.

President Joe Biden speaks on Feb. 16 in Washington, DC, about the Chinese surveillance balloon and other unidentified objects shot down by the US military. (Evan Vucci / AP via CNN)

Amateur North Suburban Balloonist Group Says Small Balloon Went Missing Near Military Downing Location

While the Northern Illinois Bottlecap Balloon Brigade has not blamed the U.S. government for taking out one of its 32-inch-wide “Pico Balloons,” the group of hobbyists notes in a blog post that its last transmission was near where an unidentified object wash shot down.

A Tesla electric vehicle departs after charging at a supercharger location in Hawthorne, California, on August 9, 2022. ( Patrick T. Fallon/AFP/Getty Images via CNN)

White House: Tesla Will Open Part of its Charging Network in Effort to Expand Electric Vehicle Access

The administration is linking with additional partners like car rental company Hertz and BP gas stations to bring EV fast charging infrastructure to locations across America, including major cities such as Atlanta, Austin, Boston, Chicago, Denver, Houston, Miami, New York City, Orlando, Phoenix, San Francisco and Washington, DC.

The number of children turning up in emergency departments with mental health issues soared during the COVID-19 pandemic, studies show. (Adobe Stock)

Almost Half of Children Who Go to ER With Mental Health Crisis Don’t Get the Follow-Up Care They Need, Study Finds

ER staffers may be able to stabilize a child in a mental health care crisis, but research has shown that timely follow-up with a provider is key to their success long-term. Without the proper follow-up, children too often end up back in the ER.

A US F-16 fighter jet shot down the latest airborne object over Lake Huron on Sunday. Pictured is a file image of an F-16 jet in Montgomery, Alabama, April 27, 2022. (U.S. Air National Guard)

Here’s What We Still Don’t Know About the Shot Down Unidentified Flying Objects

Another unidentified object was shot down over northern Canada on Saturday, marking the third time in a week that US fighter jets have taken down objects in North American airspace. Here's everything we still don't know, and some of the things we do.

Customers shop at a Bed Bath & Beyond store on Jan. 5, in Forest Park, Illinois. (Scott Olson / Getty Images via CNN)

Bed Bath and Beyond Closing 87 More Stores, Including These 5 Chicago-Area Locations

“As we continue to work with our advisors to consider multiple paths, we are implementing actions to manage our business as efficiently as possible,” a Bed Bath and Beyond spokesperson said. “This store fleet reduction expands the company’s ongoing closure program.”

Cancer risk and mortality, especially for ovarian cancer, rose as more ultra-processed foods were eaten, a new study found. (Adobe Stock)

Ultra-Processed Foods Linked to Ovarian and Other Cancer Deaths, Study Finds

Researchers examined information on the eating habits of people who were part of the UK Biobank, a large biomedical database. Eating patterns were then compared with medical records that listed both diagnoses and deaths from cancer.

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Gas Prices Normally Drop in Winter. Why Are They Rising?

All told, the national average has climbed by more than 9% since the end of last year — the biggest increase to start a year since 2009, according to Bespoke Investment Group.

During an expedition to Antarctica that concluded Jan. 16, 2023, researchers found five meteorites, including one of the largest specimens recovered from the continent. (Credit: Maria Valdes)

Rare 17-Pound Meteorite Discovered in Antarctica; Chicago Scientist Will Study Sample

The exceptional find is heading to the Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences in Brussels, where it will be studied. And Maria Valdes, a research scientist at Chicago’s Field Museum of Natural History and the University of Chicago who was part of the expedition team, has kept some of the material for her own analysis.

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New 988 Mental Health Crisis Line Sees ‘Eye-Opening’ Increase in First 6 Months, Data Shows

Since transitioning to a new line, in the past six months, about 2.1 million calls, texts and chats to the new 988 number have been routed to a response center and, of those, around 89% were answered by a counselor, according to a CNN analysis of data from SAMHSA, which oversees 988. 

Many fish in the study contained more than 8,000 parts per trillion of PFOS, a known toxin phased out by the federal government. (Adobe Stock)

Freshwater Fish Are Full of Dangerous ‘Forever Chemicals,’ Study Finds

PFAS are called "forever chemicals" because they fail to break down easily in the environment. Chemicals leach into the nation's drinking water and accumulate in the bodies of fish, shellfish, livestock, dairy and game animals.

President Joe Biden departs the White House on Jan. 13, 2023, in Washington, DC. (Kevin Dietsch / Getty Images / via CNN)

Biden Nominates 2 Judges to US District Court in Chicago

CNN has learned that the president’s first slate of judicial nominees this year includes Jeffrey Cummings and LaShonda Hunt for the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of Illinois.

Party City filed for bankruptcy protection Tuesday.  A Party City retail store in the Queens borough of New York City is pictured in January 2022. (Anthony Behar / Sipa USA / AP via CNN)

Retail Chain Party City Files for Bankruptcy

The company said it secured $150 million in financing that will allow it keep its stores open and operations running. As of October, the Company had 761 total Party City stores and 149 temporary Halloween City stores.

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Treasury Warned It Would Take 'Extraordinary Measures' Because of the Debt Limit. Here's What That Means

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen formally put Congress on notice last week that the agency will have to start taking "extraordinary measures" after the US reaches its $31.4 trillion debt limit on Thursday.

A convenience store in Pittsburgh advertises Tuesday’s rare Mega Millions prize exceeding $1 billion. (Gene J. Puskar / AP)

Tuesday’s Mega Millions Jackpot Soars Above $1 Billion After Months with No Winner

If someone wins Tuesday’s jackpot, it would be the third-largest jackpot in Mega Millions history, the lottery announced in a news release.

Gov. Jared Polis had earlier announced Colorado would send migrants out of the state to their intended destinations. (Chet Strange / Getty Images / FILE)

Colorado Will Halt Busing of Migrants to New York City and Chicago Following Conversation with Cities’ Mayors, Governor Says

After earlier announcing that Colorado would help asylum-seeking migrants leave the state for their intended destinations, Gov. Jared Polis said the state would not be sending additional buses of migrants to New York City and Chicago following “a very productive conversation” with the mayors of both cities, according to a press release from his office.

On Monday night, the final installment of “Surviving R. Kelly” began airing on Lifetime. R. Kelly, (C), here appears at a hearing in 2019 in Chicago, Illinois. (E. Jason Wambsgans / Getty Images)

‘Surviving R.Kelly’: Final Installment Examines Trial and More Details

“Surviving R. Kelly Part III: The Final Chapter” is a two-part look at the legal fallout Kelly has faced. 

Delia Ramirez, left, with her husband, Boris Hernandez, center, and Ramirez's mother. (Credit: Raul Juarez / Congresswoman-Elect Dlia Ramirez)

A Pregnant Mom Crossed the Rio Grande to Give Her Child a Better Life. Now Her Daughter, Delia Ramirez, Will Be a U.S. Congresswoman

As constant and controversial as conversations around immigration in Washington have become, many lawmakers weighing in don’t have direct personal connections to the issues they’re debating. Delia Ramirez, 39, has lived them her entire life.

Outgoing Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Jan. 1, 2023, he fears for the future of the country if former President Donald Trump isn’t charged with a crime related to the Jan. 6, 2021. (CNN)

Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger: I ‘Fear for the Future of This Country’ If Trump Isn’t Charged Over Jan. 6

Outgoing Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger said Sunday he fears for the future of the country if former President Donald Trump isn’t charged with a crime related to the Jan. 6, 2021, attack on the U.S. Capitol, though he believes the Justice Department will “do the right thing.”

Maj. Tom Schueman, left, and Travis Haggerty, right, are trying to help Zainullah Zaki stay in the United States. (Courtesy of Travis Haggerty)

An Afghan Interpreter Risked His Life for US Marines. Now, They’re Fighting So He Can Stay In the US

An Afghan interpreter who served alongside U.S. Marines fled the country with his family over safety concerns. Now, his Special Immigrant Visa was denied for the last time.