Jeanine Santucci, USA TODAY

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Past articles by Jeanine:

Man with 'nothing left to lose' threatens to blow up plane rather than face drug cartel

A 38-year-old man was arrested this week after he made a false bomb threat to divert a plane. He said he wanted to get arrested to avoid a cartel. → Read More

6 dead after small plane crashes, catches fire in Southern California, officials say

The Cessna business jet crashed near an airport in the city of Murrieta, California, in southwest Riverside County. → Read More

California man accused in Mexico of serial killings has been arrested in US

A man who Mexican authorities claim has killed three women in Tijuana was arrested in California this week as a fugitive. → Read More

Man on scooter shoots randomly in NYC, killing 87-year-old and injuring others: NYPD

Police said an man was killed and at least three other people were injured when a man on a scooter opened fire at random in multiple locations. → Read More

Ukraine updates: Deaths, kids wounded after Russian shelling; Milley on cluster munitions

Ukrainian leaders announced more casualties from Russian shelling, as a visit from Spain's prime minister signaled support from Europe. → Read More

Elon Musk says he's temporarily capping how many tweets you can read. What we know.

Twitter owner Elon Musk on Saturday set "temporary limits" on how many tweets users can read. Now some Twitter are getting 'rate limit exceeded' errors. → Read More

Storm, heat danger in US weather forecasts as July Fourth holiday weekend begins

Americans across the country are in for some potentially dangerous weather as they head into the holiday weekend ahead of the Fourth of July. → Read More

Washington, Chicago, Detroit have some of the worst air quality in the world: Live updates

Smoke from wildfires raging in Canada engulfed more U.S. cities on Thursday, leading to perilous air quality for millions of Americans. → Read More

Scot Peterson, school resource officer, gets not-guilty verdict in Parkland shooting trial

The former school resource officer who didn't confront the gunman during the 2018 Parkland school shooting was charged with counts of child neglect. → Read More

Canadian wildfire smoke moves across map, spreading bad air quality to Midwest, East Coast

Smoke from wildfires burning in Canada was pouring into more U.S. cities on Wednesday in the Midwest and along the East Coast. What you should know. → Read More

New York braces for more smoke from Canada wildfires; Chicago air quality was world's worst

Three U.S. cities ranked among the top 10 for worst air quality in the world Tuesday morning as smoke from Canada fires hit Chicago and the Midwest. → Read More

Titanic submersible live updates: Recovery underway after 'catastrophic implosion'

Recovery efforts were underway Friday after officials determined a "catastrophic implosion" killed the five people in a missing Titanic submersible. → Read More

The US passed a landmark gun deal one year ago. Is it working?

Gun violence activists and elected officials are gathering to mark a year since Congress passed the most significant gun safety deal in three decades. → Read More

The data is now here. Youth homicide, suicide rates see drastic increase since start of pandemic.

Suicide and homicide are the second- and third-leading causes of death for young people in 2021, according to the CDC study. → Read More

A woman refused ride from drunk coworker. He hit and killed her later that night: police

A New York woman refused to get into a car driven by her drunk coworker and decided to walk instead. She was struck and killed him, police said. → Read More

Colorado cop thought teen had a gun and fatally shot him after robbery. It was a pellet gun.

A Colorado teen was fatally shot by a police officer after a robbery June 1. Officials said the teen was carrying a pellet gun, not a handgun. → Read More

Deja Taylor, mother of 6-year-old who shot teacher in Virginia, to face new federal gun charges

The mother of the 6-year-old boy who shot his Virginia teacher was charged with new federal gun crimes, and her attorney said she will plead guilty. → Read More

India train disaster updates: Hundreds dead; what to know about US train safety

Rescuers said they found no more survivors as the death toll rose to 280. What we know about the train derailment disaster in India on Saturday. → Read More

South Carolina gas station owner chased, fatally shot 14-year-old, police say

Columbia, South Carolina gas station owner Rick Chow was charged with murder after officials say he chased a 14-year-old boy and shot him in the back. → Read More

Heading to the beach? These US beaches will be dangerous or gross this holiday weekend.

While Americans flock to beaches to celebrate the unofficial start of summer this weekend, they might face bad weather or bothersome seaweed. → Read More