House Republicans plan to put forward a short-term funding bill in hopes of averting a government shutdown – but they’ll need support from Democrats to do it. Meanwhile, Kevin McCarthy's speakership could be on the line. Residents in southern Illinois are under evacuation orders after a semi-truck carrying ammonia crashes. Rainfall records were smashed in New York City yesterday in what scientists say is yet another sign of a changing climate. And Paris is dealing with a “widespread” bedbug problem ahead of the 2024 Olympics.