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Hurricane Ian's latest path: Forecast shows landfall in Tampa Bay area

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(NEW YORK) -- Hurricane Ian strengthened to a Category 3 storm on Tuesday as it made landfall in Cuba.

Next, Ian heads to Florida. Landfall is expected in the Tampa Bay area Wednesday night into early Thursday morning as a Category 3 hurricane, though track, timing and intensity could still change.

Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis has declared a state of emergency.

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How China, Russia recently sought to spread political misinformation online, according to Meta

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(NEW YORK) -- Social media accounts with ties to users in China and Russia posed as Western media outlets in an attempt to manipulate users and spread "inauthentic" content related to high-profile, politically charged issues including the invasion of Ukraine, Meta employees told reporters on Monday.

Meta, the parent company of Facebook and other services, said ...

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How Arizona's abortion ban may affect the midterms

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(NEW YORK) -- The Arizona court ruling on Friday upholding the state's 1901 law banning abortions is rattling voters and elected officials.

The law provides no exceptions for rape, incest or fetal abnormalities and makes performing abortions punishable by two to five years in prison.

ABC News' Libby Cathey, who is covering the midterm elections in Arizona and one of...

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Amazon Prime early access sale: Start saving big this October

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(NEW YORK) -- Amazon has announced a second Prime event happening next month, just ahead of the busy holiday season.

The retail giant has introduced Amazon Prime's early access sale which will take place Oct. 11-12, making it the first time there will be two Prime events in one year.

The 48-hour shopping event first took place in July and is back to give Prime members...

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Kerry Washington-produced legal drama, 'Reasonable Doubt,' debuts on Hulu

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The new legal drama Reasonable Doubt premieres Tuesday on Hulu.

The Onyx Collective series follows Jacqueline “Jax” Stewart, a high-powered attorney in Los Angeles loosely based on real-life celebrity lawyer Shawn Holley. When Jax isn’t challenging the legal system “through wild interpretations of the law and sometimes questionable ethics,” she’s dealing with a complicated personal life.

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COVID cases not dramatically rising with schools back in session, but experts say testing is down

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(NEW YORK) -- Most children in the United States have returned to school for the year as districts aim to bring kids back to a setting that resembles the pre-pandemic normal.

Masks are now optional in most classrooms and, last month, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said it was no longer recommending schools use test-to-stay, which allowed students ...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The state Department of Children, Youth and Families says maltreatment caused a child's death in Providence.  New details about what led up t...

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Rhode Island News Summary

(Undated)  --  Here is the latest news: The Patriots lose their 2022 home opener.  Officials have identified the second body found at the home of former Woonsocket mayor Susan Menard ...

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