‘Dateline’ to feature case of Marathon County pharmacist killed while he slept

Two former Marathon County detectives and the district attorney will be featured at 8 pm Friday on NBC’s “Dateline” as the show focuses on the murder of a rural pharmacist and the conviction years later of his widow. The weekly news show will feature the homicide case involving the death of Kenneth Juedes, who was … Read more

Rising prices are on the menu for Thanksgiving: NPR

The Broughton family prepares for their dinner prayers during a gathering on November 26, 2022 in Los Angeles, California. Prices for Thanksgiving staples like turkey are on the rise this year, thanks to inflation.   As Americans prepare to gather for Thanksgiving, the high cost of both turkey and travel is grating on their sense … Read more

Kevin McCarthy’s Speakership Is in Trouble Before It Starts

After all the bad news for Republicans on Election, Daythe GOP is just barely on track to meet its baseline goal of the midterms: recapturing control of the House of Representatives. For House Republicans, the sweetness of returning to the majority after four years may outweigh the sour feelings from a poorer-than-expected performance. But that … Read more

China’s manufacturing hub Guangzhou partially locked down as Covid outbreak widens

China’s southern metropolis of Guangzhou has locked down more than 5 million residents, as authorities rush to stamp out a widening Covid outbreak and avoid activating the kind of citywide lockdown that devastated Shanghai earlier this year. Guangzhou reported 3,007 local infections on Wednesday, accounting for over one third of new cases across China, which … Read more

Kevin McCarthy moves to secure potential speakership

House GOP Leader Kevin McCarthy is moving swiftly to lock down the votes to claim the speaker’s gavel as a hard-right faction of his conference discusses whether to mount a long-shot challenge to complicate his bid and force concessions in the process, according to multiple GOP sources. McCarthy privately spoke to his closest advisers and … Read more

White House buoyed by early midterm results as Biden avoids his predecessors’ fate

President Joe Biden on Wednesday celebrated midterm election results that he said defied expectations for the Democratic Party, arguing that the country is on the “right path” under his leadership and that his political agenda is delivering results. Biden said at the White House that voters “sent a clear and unmistakable message” about issues such … Read more

Brazil’s ABTP Renews Complaint that Maersk and MSC Dominate Market

Port Association files regulatory complaint ahead of the pending terminal privatization in the Port of Santos Brazilian companies have been working to block the efforts by Maersk and MSC to expand their terminal and logistics operations including further acquisitions in Brazil. In their latest move, the Brazilian Port Terminal Association (ABTP) filed a request 10 … Read more