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For more than 25 years, the Huntsville Botanical Garden has illuminated the holiday season with its Galaxy of Lights. Anna Beck, Director of Communications and Special Projects for the Botanical Garden spoke with Ginny Kennedy about the history of Galaxy of Lights, what’s new this year and what other amazing things we can look forward to in the coming year. More information is at www.hsvbg.org.

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A gunfire attack on two electrical substations in Moore County knocked out power to thousands. Authorities say they have not determined who carried out the attack or what the motive was.

Lithium mining is experiencing a boom right now, but it's no jobs bonanza. The promised surge in clean-energy jobs is mostly focused farther down the supply chain, like at battery assembly plants.

The original deadline for the Transportation Security Administration and other federal agencies to only accept REAL ID-compliant cards was back in 2008.

The Hall of Fame member worked with some of the sport's biggest stars, including Andre Agassi and Monica Seles, and founded a Florida academy that revolutionized the development of young athletes.

Croatia and Japan ended 90-minutes of regulation and 30-minutes of extra time tied 1-1. The Croatian goalkeeper Dominik Livaković stopped three Japanese penalty attempts in the shootout.

Catch up on key developments and the latest in-depth coverage of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

The slang term means "behavior which is unapologetically self-indulgent, lazy, slovenly, or greedy, typically in a way that rejects social norms." It was the landslide pick in a public vote.

Russia unleashed a new wave of airstrikes at Ukraine, aimed at destroying the power grid. The attacks caused damage and casualties, but Ukraine said it shot down most of the incoming missiles.

A new documentary All The Beauty and the Bloodshed tells the story of Nan Goldin, a photographer and activist who survived opioid addiction — then challenged members of the Sackler family.

Despite climate targets set by the Biden administration and corporate executives, the U.S. is still building new natural gas plants that threaten to cause greenhouse gas emissions for decades to come.

Conservationists' objections to proposed renovation plans for the 100-year-old Castro Theatre in San Francisco illustrate an ongoing debate about the future of historic theaters.

The database tool estimates that younger, white women will get increasingly more news coverage than other racial groups — such as Black, Latino and Indigenous people.

Arizona is set to certify its midterm election results after officials in a rural, Republican-controlled county risked more than 47,000 people's votes by missing a legal deadline to certify them.

The agent for the Victorian home featured in the The Goonies film in Oregon says the likely new owner is a fan of the movie about friendships and treasure hunting, and he promises to protect the site.

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