January 7: McCarthy wins House Speakership on 15th ballot, Idaho house will remain crime scene

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Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) holds the gavel as he becomes Speaker for the 118th session of Congress on Saturday, January 7, 2023.

Good morning! It’s Saturday Jan. 7, 2023. Here’s a look at your news across the nation:

1️. McCarthy wins House speakership on 15th ballot

Rep. Kevin McCarthy, R-Calif., walks to the House chamber, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023, attends the 14th vote for speaker of the House, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)

2. Idaho house to remain crime scene until at least Feb. 1

Four University of Idaho students were found dead in this house Sunday, Nov. 14, 2022. (Angela Palermo/Idaho Statesman via AP)

3. DeSantis activates Florida National Guard over migrant surge

Buses carrying Cuban migrants leave from U.S. Coast Guard Sector Key West, Thursday, Jan. 5, 2023, in Key West, Fla. Homeland Security officials said 337 migrants were taken Thursday by Coast Guard cutter from Dry Tortugas National Park on a 70-mile trip to Key West for processing. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)

4. 6-year-old shoots teacher in Virginia classroom, police say

Students and police gather outside of Richneck Elementary School after a shooting, Friday, Jan. 6, 2023 in Newport News, Va. A shooting at a Virginia elementary school sent a teacher to a hospital and ended with “an individual” in custody Friday, police and school officials in the city of Newport News said. (Billy Schuerman/The Virginian-Pilot via AP)

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