February 11: New ‘high altitude’ object shot down over the Alaska coast. Ohio train derailment sparks water concerns.

White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre, left, calls on a reporter during a briefing with National Security Council spokesman John Kirby right, at the White House in Washington, Friday, Feb. 10, 2023. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)

Good morning! It’s Saturday Feb. 11, 2023. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. New ‘high altitude’ object shot down over Alaska coast

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2. Brockovich: Train derailment sparks water quality concerns

A black plume rises over East Palestine, Ohio, as a result of a controlled detonation of a portion of the derailed Norfolk Southern trains Monday, Feb. 6, 2023. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)

3. New classified document found in FBI search of Pence home

Former Vice President Mike Pence speaks at Florence Baptist Temple on Wednesday, July 20, 2022, in Florence, S.C. As he continues to mull a 2024 presidential run, Pence made his third visit to early-voting South Carolina in as many months to give remarks on “the post-Roe world.”

4. SpaceX ignites giant Starship rocket in crucial pad test

In this image from a video made available by SpaceX, a Starship first-stage Super Heavy booster performs an engine-firing test at the launch pad in Boca Chica, Texas, on Thursday, Feb. 9, 2023. (SpaceX via AP)

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Republican attorneys general for 21 states are calling on the White House to designate Mexcian drug cartels as terrorist organizations.

Men ride on a motorcycle past a burning truck on the streets of Culiacan, Sinaloa state on Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023. Mexican security forces have captured Ovidio Guzmán, an alleged drug trafficker wanted by the United States and one of the sons of former Sinaloa cartel boss Joaquín “El Chapo” Guzmán, in a pre-dawn operation outside Culiacan which has caused a wave of violence in the city. (AP Photo/Martin Urista)

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