Around The Country
- New Hampshire Republicans are not yet ready to go for Trump: ‘He’s going to have to earn it’As Donald Trump heads to New Hampshire for his first campaign event of the 2024 presidential race, Republicans there remain skeptical of a second Trump term.
- Boarding school ignored teen’s sickness complaints before she died, ex-staff sayTaylor Goodridge, 17, died at Diamond Ranch Academy, a boarding school for troubled teens in Utah. Former staff said she’d been sick but her complaints were ignored.
- Palestinians say Israeli troops kill 9 in West Bank raidIsraeli forces killed at least nine Palestinians and wounded several others during a raid in a flashpoint area of the occupied West Bank on Thursday, Palestinian health officials said.
- Southwest posts $220 million loss last quarter after holiday meltdownSouthwest Airlines reported a $220 million loss for the fourth quarter after the carrier’s holiday meltdown drove up expenses and cost it millions in revenue during what was expected to be the busiest travel period since the pandemic began.
- Republicans demand spending cuts to lift the debt limit. They won’t say what to cut.House Republicans are demanding spending cuts to lift the debt ceiling, but they haven’t figured out what to cut.
- VA says it exceeded goal for housing homeless veterans last yearThe Department of Veterans Affairs announced Thursday that it surpassed its 2022 goals for housing veterans experiencing homelessness.
- Djokovic’s father seen posing with fans carrying Russian flagsAustralian Open organizers have issued a reminder about their policy on “inappropriate flags” after a video emerged showing Novak Djokovic’s father posing for pictures with fans holding Russian flags.