Senate approves government funding extension to avert shutdown

CNN — The Senate voted on Thursday to approve a short-term government funding extension that would prevent a shutdown at the end of the week. The bill was approved on a bipartisan basis with a vote of 72 to 25. Government funding is currently on track to expire Friday at midnight, but the stopgap bill … Read more

Sanibel Causeway: Bridge connecting two Florida islands to mainland washed away by Hurricane Ian

CNN — At least three sections of the Sanibel Causeway were washed away by storm surge from Hurricane Ian, according to video from CNN affiliates WBBH and WPLG, serving the Sanibel and Captiva islands’ only connection to Florida’s mainland. The videos from the causeway show two portions of the ramp to both bridges washed away, … Read more

Kamala Harris visits DMZ amid tension over North Korean missile launch

CNN — US Vice President Kamala Harris visited the Demilitarized Zone that divides North and South Korea on Thursday, the last stop on her four-day trip to Asia. Harris condemned North Korea’s Kim Jong Un while standing on the heavily reinforced region, one day after Pyongyang fired two ballistic missiles into the waters off its … Read more

Supreme Court investiture marks another historic first for Justice Ketanji Brown Jackson

CNN — The Supreme Court, a place bound by tradition and formality, will hold one of its most scripted rituals on Friday for a justice whose appointment broke the mold of history. The investiture ceremony for Ketanji Brown Jackson, the first Black woman on the bench, will be marked by pomp from the ages, including … Read more

Tropical Storm Ian: Search and rescue teams are scouring Florida’s disaster zone amid massive power outages as Ian continues is ruinous crawl

CNN  —  Search and rescue teams are working before dawn to respond to hours-old calls for help that came as Ian – downgraded to a tropical storm still marching across Florida – slammed the state’s west coast as a Category 4 hurricane, its surge trapping residents and its monstrous winds and flooding rains leaving millions … Read more

European markets rebounds after BoE steps in to calm markets

CNBC Pro: Analyst says this FAANG stock is an evergreen winner — and investors should buy the dip Tech stocks have had a difficult year so far but a Rosenblatt Securities analyst thinks the sell-off is an opportunity for long-term investors to buy the dip. “Stay away from the losers,” he said, recommending “winners in … Read more

Asia markets rise, Hang Seng index up 2% after Wall Street rebound

EV maker Leapmotor’s shares plunge in Hong Kong debut Chinese electric vehicle maker Leapmotor’s shares tumbled more than 32% from its offer price of 48 Hong Kong dollars ($6.29) per share on its first day of trade in the city. Onewo, a subsidiary of property developer China Vanke, also started trading in Hong Kong. It … Read more

Oakland shooting: Six people were shot near a California school campus. Authorities are looking for the shooter

CNN — Six people were injured in a Wednesday shooting at an East Oakland, California, school campus, and authorities are looking for those responsible, police said Wednesday. Officers responded to reports of a shooting just after 12:45 pm local time at a school campus that houses four different schools, Oakland Police Assistant Chief Darren Allison … Read more

Sherwood, Arkansas: One dead, one in custody following shooting at hospital, police say

CNN — One person was killed in a shooting at a hospital in the suburbs of Little Rock, Arkansas, on Wednesday, according to the Sherwood Police Department. One individual is in custody, the department said in a news release shared on its Facebook page, following what police earlier described as an “active shooter” situation at … Read more

Markets in a tailspin get a big dose of chill from the Bank of England

This story is part of CNN Business’ Nightcap newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free, here. New York CNN Business — All the drama out of the UK government is keeping me from catching up on the only UK drama I really want to consume, which is Love Island, season 8, … Read more