According to Taiwan Ministry of National Defense reports, 103 Chinese aircrafts and nine Chinese naval ships were operating near Taiwan.

Authorities say China is actively training to block US assistance to Taiwan

Attorney General Merrick Garland testified in front of the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill Wednesday, Sept. 20.

AG Garland’s testimony got heated as Republicans, Democrats traded barbs

The U.S. is barreling toward a government shutdown. And you might be thinking, didn't we just deal with a spending crisis a few months back?

What’s the difference between a government shutdown and debt default?

The MindGym is a 7-foot tall aluminum cube filled with mirrors, lights and speakers. It's helping the Air Force improve mental resilience.

MindGym helping Air and Space Forces get mental reps

A family is suing Google, claiming Google Maps directed a man to drive over a bridge that had washed away, resulting in his death.

Family sues Google over man’s death after he followed Maps’ directions

On Wednesday, Sept. 20, the Biden administration announced that it is giving away more free COVID test kits.

Government offering more free at-home COVID tests

The Senate voted to confirm Gen. Charles Q. Brown to replace Gen. Mark Milley as the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff.

Senate confirms new chairman of the Joint Chiefs despite Tuberville’s hold

The Biden administration grants temporary legal status to hundreds of thousands of Venezuelan migrants.

US granting Venezuelan migrants temporary legal status: The Morning Rundown, Sept. 21, 2023

A historic strike by the United Auto Workers union has the potential to raise prices for consumers on both new and used vehicles.

Experts say car prices likely to increase as result of UAW strike

A historic and sacred tree in Lahaina, Hawaii, is budding new leaves despite being covered in burn scars from August's wildfire.

Maui fire recovery sees positives signs, officials invite tourists to return

A Mexican railroad company, Ferromex, said Tuesday, Sept. 19, that it is stopping service for 60 routes after migrant injuries and deaths.

Railway stops operations after migrants injured as thousands hop trains to US border

The group Students For Fair Admissions is suing the U.S. Military Academy at West Point to take race out of the admissions process.

Group behind SCOTUS affirmative action lawsuit sues West Point

According to NASA, an asteroid identified in 1999 and making a close approach every six years may potentially impact Earth in the year 2182.

NASA: Asteroid could hit Earth in the future

According to court documents, former U.S. Marine Ray Epps was charged with a misdemeanor in connection to the Jan. 6 Capitol riots.

Former US Marine Ray Epps charged in Jan. 6 riot

The Food and Drug Administration rejected the approval of Neffy, the first of its kind nasal spray equivalent of an EpiPen.

FDA declines to approve first nasal spray alternative to EpiPen

Lawyers for Hunter Biden have revealed his plans following an indictment on federal gun charges.

Hunter Biden expected to plead not guilty on gun charges: The Morning Rundown, Sept. 20, 2023

A federal judge blocked a California law meant to protect children online by requiring businesses verify users' ages.

Federal judge blocks California law to protect children online, cites 1st Amdt

Geologists believe they have uncovered the world's largest lithium deposit, worth about $1.5 trillion, within the United States.

World’s largest lithium deposit, worth about $1.5 trillion, discovered in US

California is suing five oil companies, alleging they deceived the public about the risks of fossil fuels and the impact on climate change.

California sues Chevron, other oil giants, alleges climate change deception

AI hit the mainstream like a firestorm with ChatGPT. Humans will shape where AI goes from here, but many fear the direction it will take.

ChatGPT launched an AI revolution. Here’s where we stand nearly 1 year on.