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Former U.S. intelligence employee arrested on espionage-related charges

Jareh Sebastian Dalke, who was an Information Systems Security Designer for the National Security Agency, allegedly tried to sell classified information to an undercover FBI agent posing as a foreign spy.
The National Security Agency  campus
The National Security Agency  campus

Florida resident secured paralyzed husband to hospital bed, gave him life jacket

Renee Smith had to act quickly when Hurricane Ian battered down on her Punta Gorda home. But first, she protected her husband.
Renee Smith of Punta Gorda, Fla., joins Kerry Sanders following the destruction from Hurricane Ian
Renee Smith of Punta Gorda, Fla., joins Kerry Sanders following the destruction from Hurricane Ian

Vaccine appears to protect against monkeypox, CDC says

Roughly 800,000 first and second doses of the Jynneos vaccine have been administered across the U.S. to those at high risk of becoming infected.
Image: A syringe with a dose of the Monkeypox vaccine at the Edison municipal vaccination center in Paris on July  27, 2022.
Image: A syringe with a dose of the Monkeypox vaccine at the Edison municipal vaccination center in Paris on July  27, 2022.

Ian is expected to make landfall as a hurricane again — this time in South Carolina

“If you haven’t yet made plans for every contingency, this afternoon is the time to do so,” South Carolina Gov. Henry McMaster said.
Wilfred Rosario walks in flood water
Wilfred Rosario walks in flood water

30 rounds fired in California school shooting that injured 2 students and 4 staffers, police say

Wednesday's shooting is believed to be "gang-related," according to Oakland police.
Image: Oakland school shooting
Image: Oakland school shooting
2h ago

Suspect in custody as 5 people found dead in McGregor, Texas 

Police have yet to name the alleged killer or victims.
A barricade near the scene of a shooting in McGregor, Texas.
A barricade near the scene of a shooting in McGregor, Texas.

See a state-by-state breakdown of monkeypox cases across the U.S.

NBC News is tracking U.S. cases of monkeypox, which the World Health Organization labeled an international “public health emergency.” This story will be updated weekly.
3h ago

Connecticut man Randy Cox, paralyzed following arrest, sues New Haven police

Randy Cox, 36, seeks $100 million in a federal action stemming from a June 19 incident.
Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump takes part in a march for Justice for Richard "Randy" Cox in New Haven, Conn., on July 8, 2022.
Civil rights attorney Benjamin Crump takes part in a march for Justice for Richard "Randy" Cox in New Haven, Conn., on July 8, 2022.
3h ago

Girl, 17, dies after shot in the face in Brooklyn, police say

The girl was identified Thursday as Shayma Roman, as investigators say they do not believe she was the intended target of the gunfire.
Police at the scene where a 17-year-old girl was shot in Brooklyn on Sept. 28, 2022.
Police at the scene where a 17-year-old girl was shot in Brooklyn on Sept. 28, 2022.
3h ago

Victim Hae Min Lee’s family to appeal Adnan Syed’s release in ‘Serial’ case

Syed, whose case was examined in the popular true-crime podcast “Serial,” was released earlier this month.
Adnan Syed
Adnan Syed
5h ago

MacKenzie Scott files for divorce from second husband, teacher Dan Jewett

The billionaire philanthropist Scott is the former wife of Amazon founder Jeff Bezos. 
MacKenzie Scott
MacKenzie Scott