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9 tactics for home buyers grappling with high mortgage rates

With mortgage rates at 20-year highs, home buyers can use these tactics to make their dollars go further.

Let skeeters feed on you for science? Welcome to front lines of mosquito control

At the Salt Lake City Mosquito Abatement District, working on the front lines of mosquito control can be a prickly job.

11 people are hurt when a walkway collapses during Maine's annual lighthouse event

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Eleven lighthouse enthusiasts were hurt when a walkway collapsed, sending people tumbling into mudflats below during an annual event that encourages tours of Maine's beloved beacons. The wooden walkway collapsed at Doubling Point Lighthouse in Arrowsic on Saturday afternoon.

Nancy Pelosi says she'll seek House reelection in 2024, dismissing talk of retirement at age 83

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Friday that she will seek reelection to Congress in 2024 as Democrats try to win back the majority.

California school district to pay $2.25M to settle suit involving teacher who had student's baby

REDLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California school district will pay $2.25 million to settle the latest lawsuit involving a teacher who became pregnant by one of at least two students she was accused of sexually abusing.

A timeline of events from Sept. 11, 2001

On the morning of Sept. 11, 2001, the devastating events of the day began with four planes being hijacked. A timeline reveals how quickly the tragedy unfolded.

WATCH: Murder suspect chased through Ohio Walmart

Video released to the FOX 8 I-TEAM shows Cleveland police arresting a murder suspect after a foot chase through a local Walmart store.

Around the world

Kim Jong Un hosts Chinese and Russian guests at a parade celebrating North Korea's 75th anniversary

While China has sent a delegation led by Vice Premier Liu Guozhong to North Korea’s anniversary celebrations, Russia sent a military song and dance group.

Brazil's Lula says Putin can freely attend the 2024 Rio de Janeiro G20: 'No way he will be arrested'

Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva said that Russian President Vladimir Putin can freely visit Brazil at next year's G20, adding that there is no way he'd be arrested.

Biden on Vietnam trip: ‘I don’t want to contain China’

President Biden said Sunday that the U.S. wanted to build ties with Vietnam and its neighbors to ensure international stability, not to contain China.

Harris says Putin's potential meeting with Kim Jong Un 'an act of desperation'

Vice President Kamala Harris said Sunday North Korean Kim Jong Un’s potential meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin would be a “huge mistake.”  When asked about the meeting by CBS “Face the Nation" anchor Margaret Brennan, Harris said, “I think it would be a huge mistake.

2 foreign aid workers killed in Ukraine by Russian shelling

Two foreign aid workers were killed Sunday after a van with four workers was hit by Russian shelling in eastern Ukraine.

Russian strikes on Ukraine kill 2 foreign aid workers and target Kyiv

KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — Two foreign aid workers were reportedly killed in eastern Ukraine on Sunday as Russian shelling hit a van carrying a team of four working with a Ukrainian nongovernmental organization, while dozens of Russian drones targeted Kyiv and wounded at least one civilian.

Biden, Modi and G20 allies unveil rail and shipping project linking India to Middle East and Europe

NEW DELHI (AP) — President Joe Biden and his allies on Saturday announced plans to build a rail and shipping corridor linking India with the Middle East and Europe, an ambitious project aimed at fostering economic growth and political cooperation. “This is a big deal,” said Biden.


Governance for responsible AI: The easy things and the hard ones

By Charna Parkey and Steven Tiell, DataStax. Companies developing and deploying AI solutions need robust governance to ensure they’re used responsibly.

FAA orders dozens of changes before next SpaceX Starship launch attempt

The Federal Aviation Administration on Friday ordered SpaceX to make numerous changes to its infrastructure and process before being allowed to launch another rocket after its last attempt destroyed its launch pad and caused widespread damage.

10 questions to ask about secure service edge (SSE)

In 2019, Gartner created the term secure access service edge (SASE) to describe a cloud-based service that combines networking and security in order to give remote workers safe access to internet-based resources.

Netskope boosts digital experience monitoring with Kadiska buy

Netskope this week acquired digital experience monitoring firm Kadiska in a move that the SASE provider says will expand Netskope’s DEM capabilities for networking and infrastructure professionals who need greater visibility across their SD-WAN, secure service edge, and cloud environments.

Disk space shortage shuttered Toyota assembly plants

Toyota assembly plants across Japan shut down for about a day last week due to a malfunction following routine maintenance. Insufficient disk space in servers used to process parts orders caused the systems to become unavailable, according to the automaker.

Artificial intelligence technology behind ChatGPT was built in Iowa — with a lot of water

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The cost of building an artificial intelligence product like ChatGPT can be hard to measure.

The Donald Trump deep fake ‘interview’ and the problem with avatars

One of the technologies being explored by videoconferencing software vendors involves the use of Deep Fake avatars to present at, or attend, meetings. The avatars allow a presenter to alter their appearance so they always look sharp and to pre-tape their speech for a more professional result.

Sports News

Bucs ready to take on Vikings, loud environment in Sunday's season opener

The Bucs are opening the season on the road for the second year in a row, kicking things off Sunday afternoon in Minneapolis against the Vikings.

FOX 5’s Chrissy Russo throws first pitch at Padres game

FOX 5’s Chrissy Russo took the mound Wednesday at Petco Park to throw out the ceremonial first pitch.

Novak Djokovic takes a two-set lead in the US Open final against Daniil Medvedev

NEW YORK (AP) — Novak Djokovic has moved within one set of a 24th Grand Slam singles title, winning a tiebreaker to take the second set against Daniil Medvedev in the U.S. Open men's final in 1 hour, 44 minutes.

Utes rally to beat Baylor, 20-13

WACO, Tex. (ABC4 Sports) - After struggling through three quarters at Baylor, the #12 Utes got it going in the fourth behind behind backup quarterback Nate Johnson to stun the Bears, 20-13.

Spanish soccer president Luis Rubiales resigns after nonconsensual kiss at Women's World Cup final

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Luis Rubiales, the disgraced head of the Spanish soccer federation, finally folded under immense pressure Sunday and resigned three weeks after his kiss of a player on the lips without her consent overshadowed Spain’s first-ever Women’s World Cup title.

The Chiefs have won 8 straight season openers. They have a ways to go to catch the longest streak

Patrick Mahomes and the Kansas City Chiefs have been fast starters to the NFL season. The defending-champion Chiefs head into their opener Thursday night at home against Detroit having won eight straight regular-season openers, which is tied for the fifth longest streak of the Super Bowl era.

Central downs Junction in turnover fest

Whatever Warriors head coach Ryan Whittington told the team at half it certainly worked. Because after getting shut out in half one, Central scored thrice in half two, taking down the Tigers 21 to 13.

Politics News

Haley slams 'embarrassing' Biden admin trips to China, says adversary has killed more Americans than 3 wars

Former ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley said it's "embarrassing" the Biden administration sent three cabinet members to China to improve relations with the country.

At the G20, Biden joins forces with India and the Middle East, sidelining China

President Joe Biden and other world leaders announced a new corridor to link India with the Middle East and Europe. It's one of several initiatives aimed at countering China's Belt and Road Initiative.

Newsom would pick a caretaker — not Barbara Lee — for Senate seat

The California governor argued it would be unfair to the other candidates running if he selected Rep. Barbara Lee to serve in the U.S. Senate.

California Senate candidates speak on gun reform policy at Monterey Park town hall

Candidates for the next California U.S. Senator gathered for a town hall in Monterey Park on Friday night to discuss gun violence and policy reform. The four Democratic candidates gathered at East L.A.

'Voters feel like they're being gaslighted': RFK Jr. on Biden

Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. claimed that Americans are "being gaslighted" by President Joe Biden.

Fulton County grand jury recommended charges against Lindsey Graham, Georgia senators

A Fulton County, Ga., grand jury suggested charges for a more sweeping group of allies of former President Trump — including three U.S. senators — as it evaluated charging recommendations for those involved with election interference after he lost the 2020 contest.

Judge denies Mark Meadows’ request to move his Georgia election subversion case

ATLANTA (AP) — A judge on Friday denied Mark Meadows’ request to move his Georgia election subversion case to federal court, ruling that the Trump White House chief of staff must fight the charges in state court instead. U.S.