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James Franco agrees to over $2 million settlement in sexual misconduct suitFederal judge puts Florida 'deplatforming' law on hold, citing First AmendmentAgreement not to prosecute Cosby leads to his freedom, exposes prosecution's misstepsBill Cosby conviction overturned: He was a special defendant who got special justiceUtah officials issue warning following search and rescue tied to $10,000 treasure huntVanderbilt student was visiting his godfather when condo tower fellUNC trustees approve tenure for '1619 Project' journalist Nikole Hannah-JonesPhylicia Rashad says Bill Cosby release 'corrected' a 'miscarriage of justice'Florida condo collapse: Families share memories of the first 12 victims17 injured in blast after Los Angeles police seized fireworksPost-pandemic rise in sexually transmitted diseases imminent, experts warnJudge denies request to remove Britney Spears' father as co-conservatorPrinces William and Harry unite to unveil Diana statue, but it's their relationship on display60 women accused Bill Cosby. His conviction had been considered a big win for #MeTooXi Jinping says China won't be bullied on 100th anniversary of Communist Party'The Forever Purge' shows right-wing populism's fascist, racist underbelly in all its horrorMidshipman's mother fatally shot while helping him get settled at Naval Academy, police say'That's So Raven' actor Kyle Massey charged for allegedly sending explicit videos to girlMass evacuation underway as Philippines raises danger level for the Taal volcanoJune reader favorites: Tech, gardening tools and moreThe last 24 hours have been a news overload — with more to comeCommon cold or Covid? Upper respiratory symptoms are growing more prevalent, docs sayTrump Organization CFO Allen Weisselberg surrenders to face tax chargesDisgraced doctors, unlicensed officials: Prisons face criticism over health careHouse Republicans who opposed Covid aid still see funds flow to local police departmentsCosby prosecutor says she was shocked when court overturned assault convictionMore demand, less supply: Drought and heat test U.S. power gridLocal NAACP leaders' news briefings with police prompt criticismExxon lobbyist duped by Greenpeace says climate policy was a ployLatinos who supported Trump were more likely to lack a college education'Extreme' white dwarf sets cosmic records for small size, huge massMiya Ponsetto charged with hate crime after falsely accusing Black teen of phone theftBowen Yang, Joel Kim Booster to star in rom-com 'Fire Island'In dissent, Kagan calls Arizona voting rights decision a 'tragic' erosion of lawYoung Indian Americans, aged out of parents' visas, appeal for a path to citizenshipPinterest bans all weight loss adsRussia still using 'brute force' to break into computer systemsMeghan McCain announces she's leaving 'The View'Video taken minutes before Miami building collapse shows leak in garageSupreme Court says charities do not have to disclose the names of their largest donorsSupreme Court upholds restrictive Arizona voting laws in test of Voting Rights ActBill Cosby was asleep in prison cell when he learned he was being freed; plans to spend time with wifeVoicemail captures survivor's panic as Miami condo building started to crumblePelosi names Republican Liz Cheney to Jan. 6 panel, says Rep. Bennie Thompson will chairHeat, wildfires and early tropical storm loom over July Fourth weekendTurkey officially withdraws from landmark international treaty protecting women from violenceFlorida's ban on vaccination proof requirements complicates U.S. cruise line comebackRestraining order against MLB star Trevor Bauer includes graphic details of alleged assaultHow this queer, Arab-American choreographer is changing Broadway, one step at a timeThe world's oldest living man is Puerto Rican, Guinness World Records confirmsWhite House releases staff salaries, touts closing the gender wage gapCDC: Covid cases up 10 percent as 'hypertransmissible' delta variant spreadsAmazon's 'The Tomorrow War' is every sci-fi action movie mashed together, but with a ChrisTrump Org. and top aide charged with 15-year scheme to defraud U.S. of taxesMiami condo collapse stirs painful memories for families of 9/11 victimsPhylicia Rashad's comment on Cosby's release causes rift among Howard students and alumniCalifornia sets date for recall election targeting NewsomHow this U.N. negotiation expert took the biggest risk of her career – and nailed itWashington Football Team fined $10 million for 'bullying and intimidation' at workplaceJudge approves release of woman convicted in 'Slender Man' stabbingHow the Supreme Court's Arizona voting rights decision will affect challenges to Georgia's law'This is not pegao': Gordon Ramsay gets backlash for his 'Puerto Rican crispy rice dish'Search and rescue efforts resume in Miami condo building collapseBiden mourns with Surfside building collapse families as rescue operations start up againTeaching critical race theory isn't happening in classrooms, teachers say in surveyFormer Fox News host Ed Henry sues network, CEO for defamationBill Cosby's overturned conviction discourages sexual assault victims from speaking up72 units of Central Florida condo complex deemed unsafe, residents relocatedNFL ends racism claim investigation after former coach won't publicly name accusedGunman in 2018 Thousand Oaks shooting motivated by hatred of college students, report saysMonths behind schedule, Arizona election auditors extend lease again'Hillbilly Elegy' author J.D. Vance launches GOP Senate bid in OhioVirgin Galactic to launch Richard Branson into space July 11, aiming to beat Jeff BezosBritney Spears' professional co-conservator files to resign after explosive testimonyAttorney General Merrick Garland suspends federal executionsBoy Scouts reach $850 million settlement with tens of thousands of sexual abuse victims'There's just no legal defense': Trump Organization in jeopardy, experts say'Zebra' killings convict Jessie Lee Cooks dies at prison hospitalChildren saw George Floyd's murder — but judge didn't consider that in Chauvin sentencingChallenging new GOP election limits just got harder, voting rights advocates sayManhattan's Trump Org. indictments suggest Weisselberg isn't ready to flip (yet)Is Facebook untouchable? It's complicatedU.S. military leaves Bagram Airfield in major step in Biden's Afghan withdrawalU.S. economy added 850,000 jobs last month, as companies scramble to find workersThe best products to treat sunburns, according to dermatologistsTeen workers fill job shortage, but what happens when summer fades?Owners face fines as council in Australia introduces 24-hour 'cat curfew'The vaccination gap still looks a lot like America's political divideJeff Bezos picks female aerospace pioneer for space launchAt a summer camp, juice boxes and bitcoin miningWashington lawmaker apologizes for wearing yellow Star of David to protest Covid mandatesHong Kong policeman was stabbed in 'lone wolf' attack, security chief saysSupreme Court declines to hear dispute over private property taken for economic developmentSupreme Court won't overturn ruling against business that refused service for gay weddingsNew Tesla model caught fire while driver was at the wheel, says fire chiefHe was famous for being 'the pregnant man.' Here's where Thomas Beatie is nowThe story of the son of Chinese restaurant workers turned Rolling Stone journalistCalifornia school stripped of title over tortilla incidentNew Hampshire Supreme Court strikes down GOP-backed voter registration lawCouple found in bed together after Miami building collapse, grandson saysAbhimanyu Mishra, 12 and Indian American, is youngest chess grandmaster everChild tax credit checks will start arriving this month, Biden says'Black protectionism': How Bill Cosby made his assault case a racial justice issueMexico water supply buckles on worsening drought, putting crops at riskCouple faces $18,000 fine after bulldozing 36 Joshua Trees to build a homeSalvadoran woman is freed after 10 years in prison on abortion chargesTransgender teen's crypto art series fetches $2.16 million at Christie'sGoogle must face Voice Assistant privacy lawsuit, U.S. judge saysJuly 4 means fireworks. Are they a beloved Independence Day tradition or a dreaded one?Prosecutors seek to show evidence of past violence at Kyle Rittenhouse trialArctic's 'Last Ice Area' shows earlier-than-expected melt'I have nothing to hide': Brazil presidential hopeful comes outOfficers didn't ID selves in fatal Minneapolis shooting of Winston Boogie Smith Jr., attorneys sayJohnson & Johnson one-dose vaccine works well against delta variantBiden, Pentagon endorse major change to military sexual assault lawTed Cruz holding up all State Department nominees over Russian pipelineFans returned to Europe's soccer stadiums and Covid cases surged prompting questions from expertsSupreme Court won't hear defamation claim over book that became 'War Dogs' movieNetflix's 'Fear Street Part 1: 1994' fondly subverts the slasher genre (and has a few bones to pick)Advocates say THC does not enhance sports performance. So why is it banned?Arkansas deputy fired for not activating body camera ahead of teen's fatal shootingDeath toll from Northwest heat wave expected to keep risingWhite House praises Sha'Carri Richardson while avoiding comment on her suspensionMarine found guilty of manslaughter in 2017 death of Green Beret Sgt. Logan MelgarSupreme Court upheld Trump's 'Big Lie' in Ariz. voting laws ruling, Latino group saysPuerto Rico could start losing Medicaid funding in two monthsMLB puts Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer on 'administrative leave' following sex assault investigation'Fresh Prince' actor Janet Hubert calls out Phylicia Rashad for Bill Cosby supportThe delta variant: Everything you need to knowU.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson suspended for one month after failed drug testTennessee courtroom erupts in chaos when former police officer pleads guilty to manslaughterEx-Trump lawyer Cohen alleges retaliation, seeks $20 million in damages from U.S. government4 more victims, including 7-year-old, found in Miami condo rubbleAmericans demanded freedom from tracking during Covid, and then grabbed their phonesBruce Lee's daughter is tired of white men trying to tell her father's storyThey love their job, reading to cigar workers in CubaNorth Miami Beach building deemed unsafe, evacuations orderedRecords show pressure by Trump, allies on Arizona officials not to certify election resultsExtreme heat & fire clouds: How blazes in British Columbia created their own weatherAt least 19 missing after powerful mudslide sweeps away homes in JapanIsrael's new government compromises in West Bank, signaling continuation of Netanyahu's policiesDonald Rumsfeld pushed for the Iraq War. We should mourn its innocent victims, not him.Michigan's push to end gerrymandering offers 'hope' for divided nation, advocates sayManhattan's Trump Org. indictments a swan song for Cy VanceTucker Carlson says the NSA is spying on him. Is that even plausible?Crafting midterm message, Republicans seize on crime spikes'In The Heights': Can one film bring joy — and spark a Latino conversation on race?Best tools to make s'mores in the oven, microwave, fire and moreHundreds of thousands face famine in Ethiopia's Tigray, United Nations warnsGhislaine Maxwell's lawyers cite Cosby case in bid to have sex trafficking charges droppedVatican judge indicts 10, including a cardinal, for alleged financial crimesVideo shows flames bubbling up in Gulf of Mexico after pipeline rupturesThe Supreme Court is uber-conservative. A few recent decisions don't change that.Phylicia Rashad pens apology letter after Bill Cosby tweet11 in custody after standoff with heavily armed men who claimed to not recognize lawsRally calls on defending voter rights and DC statehood6 rescue workers at site of Miami building collapse test positive for Covid-19Jeffrey Epstein's New Mexico ranch listed for $27.5 millionHis killing was described as a love triangle gone wrong. What happened seems much darker.Elsa weakens to tropical storm but still worries forecastersOhio police chief out after leaving 'Ku Klux Klan' note on Black officer's coatCrews on lookout for pets in Miami building collapseRansomware attack on software manager hits 200 companiesRoyal Caribbean to host 600 first responders in cruise ship near building collapse siteSurfside search-and-rescue efforts paused for demolition prepLos Angeles man charged with illegally transporting 32,000 pounds of fireworksSyria government shelling kills 8, mostly children, in Idlib50 years after his death, fans honor Jim Morrison in ParisProtesters clash outside Los Angeles spa over trans woman disrobingAnd the crowd goes … silent? How no cheering could affect Olympic performanceTo honor July 4, the NBA should skip the national anthem. Its players already are.Clerkships remain largely white. Can law students of color shake up the status quo?Infrastructure success could help keep swing Pa. districts — and the U.S. House — blueA TikTok strike highlighted issues of compensation and race in the creator economy'Children of Men' at 15: How the sci-fi thriller foresaw a dark futureThey didn't want to get Covid-19 shots. This is what convinced them.Police response to mentally ill people is under scrutiny. Denver may offer way forward.Britney Spears' New Yorker expose highlights 'nightmare' of living while femaleAt least 31 dead after Philippine military plane crash6 best hair clippers of 2021, according to expertsChinese astronauts complete first space walk outside new Tiangong space stationFamily of murdered Texas woman Shonda Townsend fight to keep her story alive 11 years after she went missing on Fourth of July weekendPost-Covid economy: Cities, mass-transit, car prices all changed by pandemicUkraine's plan for female cadets to march in high heels sparks outrageMeet the Press - July 4, 2021Troops flee as Taliban take districts in northeast AfghanistanSurfside first responders describe 'heart-wrenching' search-and-rescue effortsJimmy, Rosalynn Carter mark 75 years of 'full partnership'Body found in February identified through DNA as missing New Mexico woman Cecelia Barber Finona two years after she disappeared; boyfriend charged with her murderNearly 8.5 million pounds of Tyson chicken recalled due to Listeria concernsTrump could be called to testify before House Jan. 6 panel, Clyburn saysPhotos: July Fourth celebrations across the countryVisitors can get close to White House North Lawn again after barricades removedBiden's July 4th Covid deadline and the promise of a president for all AmericansPro golfer among three found shot dead at Georgia country club golf courseJoey Chestnut eats 76 hot dogs in 10 minutes, setting new record at 4th of July contestVideo shows fireworks explosion in Maryland that led to 4th of July show cancellationsTropical Storm Elsa heads toward Florida after causing death, desctruction in CaribbeanAllen West will challenge Texas Gov. Abbott in GOP primaryWhite House looking to next pandemic challenge as July 4th signals a reopened nationRest of collapsed Florida condo tower demolished as Tropical Storm Elsa approachesSome locals say a bitcoin mining operation is ruining one of the Finger Lakes. Here's how.Meghan McCain is leaving ABC's 'The View' as daytime TV's favorite villainShould fully vaccinated people continue to wear masks? Experts weigh in.What's keeping democracy experts up most at night? An overturned electionSkateboarding as an Olympic sport has even some on Team USA feeling conflictedGamble & Huff mark 50 years of Philly Soul and socially conscious musicPope Francis 'reacted well' to intestinal surgery, Vatican saysBangkok factory explosion kills 1, forces thousands to evacuate homes'A political Rubik's Cube': Democrats work to keep Biden's economic agenda aliveBritain's Duchess of Cambridge in isolation after possible coronavirus exposureNew & Notable: Latest from Gap, West Elm, Nikon and moreAmazon primed: How new CEO Andy Jassy can follow in Jeff Bezos' footstepsJapanese landslide kills 3 people and leaves another 80 missingA Covid school lesson: Teachers don't have the power they think they doA 51,000-year-old carved bone is one of the world's oldest works of art, researchers saySouth Africa's former President Zuma compares judges to apartheid rulersIncarcerated at home: The rise of ankle monitors and house arrest during the pandemicAutopsy: Columbus goalie Matiss Kivlenieks died of chest traumaU.K. PM Johnson outlines end to England's virus restrictions11-year-old boy dead in accident at Iowa theme parkA weakened Tropical Storm Elsa could still bring flooding to FloridaRichard Donner, director of 'Lethal Weapon' and first 'Superman,' dies at 91Nearly two decades after Missouri teen went missing from public pool on Fourth of July weekend, her mother says she just wants closureSearch efforts for 117 missing residents resume after Miami condo building is demolishedMasked white supremacists run from angry onlookers in Philadelphia, police sayGwen Stefani and Blake Shelton marryMiami-Dade mayor becomes face of response to condo collapseIsrael sees drop in Pfizer Covid vaccine protection, still strong in severe illnessThe Covid Wuhan lab leak theory is being twisted to validate conspiracy theoriesHong Kong police arrest 9 people over alleged bomb plotsTaliban parade new weapons seized from Afghan military as U.S. withdrawsAs office life beckons again, the pandemic's digital nomads weigh benefits of a returnHow did the housing market turn white-hot? It wasn't just the pandemicPassenger plane carrying 28 people crashes in eastern RussiaTerry Donahue, winningest UCLA football coach, dies at 77On six-month anniversary of Jan. 6, acting Capitol Police chief outlines agency's reformsRichard Branson says he 'can't wait' to rocket to space SundayWoman found dead in Florida pond had injuries consistent with alligator attackHackers behind holiday crime spree demand $70 million, say they locked 1 million devicesIs this the end of OPEC? How Saudi Arabia and UAE infighting threatens the future of the oil allianceFormer top police official in Mexico is arrested for tortureBlack coaches and ex-athletes say NCAA changes are long overdue18 best housewarming gifts for new homeowners in 2021Britney Spears' longtime manager, Larry Rudolph, resignsNintendo unveils new video game console that launches this fallEncrypted chat data leads to major drug raids in GermanyTikTok is taking the book industry by storm, and retailers are taking noticeHonduras convicts ex-executive in murder of Indigenous environmental activistBiden under pressure to respond to Russian hackers' claims of responsibility for ransomware attackBest lightweight rain jackets of 2021 for summer and beyondThe current state of Covid-19 in the United States, in 5 chartsPost-quarantine retail therapy: teeth whitener, wigs and... camping gearProtests in Spain against suspected LGBTQ hate crimeESPN's Rachel Nichols won't be NBA Finals sideline reporter after Maria Taylor commentsNikole Hannah-Jones declines UNC's tenure offer for position at Howard UniversityCoco Gauff's Wimbledon loss to Angelique Kerber won't dim a bright futureGraphic: Track college vaccination requirementsNicaragua arrests 6 more opposition figures; EU considering 'more restrictive' measuresBiden calls for more urgency for Covid vaccinations as new variant spreadsWHO recommends two arthritis drugs to help cut Covid death riskPro golfer killed on Georgia golf course witnessed crime before he was shot, police saySprinter Sha'Carri Richardson failed her drug test. This unfair practice hurts too many people.Jennifer Lopez says, 'I love where I'm at'Chicago to pay 5 female paramedics $1.8 million in sexual harassment settlementAtlanta woman wakes up to find serval cat in bed after husband leaves door open14 best pool toys for kids and families in 2021LAPD officer cleared of wrongdoing in internal review over George Floyd memeBritney Spears' attorney to resign from conservatorship caseU.S. sprinter Sha'Carri Richardson not named to relay team, won't compete in Tokyo OlympicsCovid's delta variant is highly contagious. Will vaccines work against it?NBA Finals 2021 features Milwaukee Bucks and Phoenix Suns — but no superteamsN.J. man arrested after video of racist rant goes viral, protests outside his homeDeath toll up to 36 in Miami Beach-area condo building collapseBody of final victim in North Carolina tubing accident recovered weeks after going over damMatt Gaetz associate, cooperating with federal investigators, asks for sentencing delayElsa strengthens to hurricane as it barrels toward Florida coast'Apex predators': Why the Kaseya ransomware attack has experts worriedYoung sisters who died in Florida condo collapse buried in same coffinWoman killed by grizzly bear while camping in MontanaSuspected serial killer indicted on 41 charges in DelawareWhistleblowers allege poor care for migrant kids by contractor specializing in disaster cleanupPinterest bans weight loss ads. That won't end anti-fat messaging, but it's a good start.How Valerie Biden Owens detoured her career at 50, then helped catapult her brother to the White HouseCanada's first indigenous governor general pledges to help heal nationSuccess has no age limit: Meet the women over 50 creating social change at scaleJapan must defend Taiwan if China invades, deputy prime minister says'This will shut us down': HIV prevention clinics brace for Gilead reimbursement cutsMassive construction drill topples over, kills man in PhiladelphiaIran takes actions to produce enriched uranium metal; U.S., European powers dismayedYouTube's recommendations still push harmful videos, crowdsourced study findsNew York AG could try to sue gun manufacturers under new lawRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene refers to Nazi-era 'brown shirts' in opposing vaccination pushCelebrities urge Biden to halt pipeline through Minnesota tribal landsEver Given leaves Suez Canal more than 3 months after blockageThe delta variant is now the dominant Covid strain in the U.S.9 missing after vessel carrying 22 from Cuba capsizes south of Key WestU.K. High Court allows U.S. to appeal denial of Wikileaks founder Julian Assange's extraditionWhy tether, the world’s third-biggest cryptocurrency, has got economists worried7 best portable air conditioners of 2021 for your homeFlight delayed overnight after passengers refuse to wear masks, American Airlines saysChinese social media app WeChat deletes university LGBTQ accountsCode in huge ransomware attack written to avoid computers that use Russian, says new reportEric Adams wins NYC's Democratic mayoral primary, a direct path to winning City HallU.S. military says withdrawal from Afghanistan 90 percent completeEscaped python leads to shutdown of Louisiana mall's aquariumHusband of woman killed in Kobe Bryant crash gives emotional performance on 'America's Got Talent'Bill, Melinda Gates to run foundation jointly after divorceAir Force found mostly at fault in 2017 Texas church massacre that left two dozen deadIn fight over Trump loyalty, Okla. GOP chairman endorses Sen. Lankford's primary opponentRobert Downey Sr., director and father of actor Robert Downey Jr., dies at 85Teens get maximum sentence in death of Uber Eats driverTeen who filmed George Floyd's murder IDs uncle as innocent man killed during police pursuitSuzzanne Douglas, star of 'The Parent 'Hood,' dies at 64Best hair products for bleached hair, from Olaplex to Ouai oilPentagon cancels $10 billion cloud contract that Amazon and Microsoft fought overAs New York salutes health workers, Missouri fights a Covid surgeIsaac Herzog vows to 'calm things down' as he is sworn in as new president of IsraelCongressman seen in viral photo quietly cleaning after Capitol mob donates suit to SmithsonianJuvenile reworks hit 'Back That Thang Up' into pro-vaccine 'Vax That Thang Up'Latino heritage sites, including a park, river and bodega, need preservation, group urgesPhiladelphia bystanders ran the Patriot Front out of town. It won't be the last time.Trump sues Facebook, Twitter, Google over platform bansHaitian President Jovenel Moïse assassinated, first lady injured in attack, interim PM saysRevlon One-Step Hair Dryer and Volumizer Brush: What to knowPa. Republican asks counties to hand over ballots in effort to start Arizona-style reviewBritney Spears' mom says pop star can care for herself, should pick her own lawyerState probe of Ma'Khia Bryant shooting complete; case in hands of local prosecutorQAnon's new 'plan'? Run for school boardGOP Senate candidate J.D. Vance says Trump views suck-ups as 'weak'Britney Spears' co-conservator getting death threats, increased harassment after explosive testimonyThe best clothes hangers in 2021, according to expertsIn Trump's world, only his speech is freeTropical Storm Elsa makes landfall on north Florida's Gulf CoastFederal judge won't block parts of Georgia election lawLin-Manuel Miranda sees art and philanthropy with same lensSan Francisco police searching for ring of thieves who stole thousands in merchandise from Neiman MarcusTrump sues Facebook, Google and Twitter in class-action lawsuits sure to failAnguished mom of Paraguayan nanny missing in condo collapse seeks answers in MiamiJacob Zuma, South Africa's ex-president, turns himself in for 15-month prison termStates bring a new antitrust suit against Google over its mobile app store3 undercover officers shot, wounded in ChicagoFinding survivors in Florida condo collapse 'no longer possible'; search and rescue haltedMcCarthy expected to appoint Republicans to Jan. 6 select committeeTexas Republicans, heading into special legislative session, file new voting billHaitian president was fighting to stay in power when he was assassinatedRudy Giuliani suspended from practicing law in Washington, D.C.Tampa Bay Lightning defeat Montreal Canadiens to win second Stanley Cup in rowMore than $1 billion in pot seized in Los Angeles-area bustWhite House: Actually, it's Republicans who are trying to defund the policeRep. Marjorie Taylor Greene can't stop making Covid-Nazi comparisonsReprimand of judges for social media misconduct warrants updated guidelines, experts sayTop lawyer for U.S. cyberwarriors calls for military cyber response to global criminal hackersGlobal coronavirus death toll reaches 4 millionEngland's Covid-19 gamble as society reopens despite skyrocketing casesTech giants Alibaba and Tencent fined by China's anti-monopoly regulatorsIn an ultraviolet glow, auroras on Mars spotted by UAE orbiterNaomi Osaka says she's recharged and ready to return for Tokyo OlympicsIndiana detective fatally shot in 'ambush' while working at FBI officeDa Vinci bear drawing expected to sell for up to $16.5 million in LondonNorthwest heat wave impossible without climate change, study findsSnake that escaped from Louisiana zoo found in shopping mallSpectators to face Olympic ban as Tokyo declares coronavirus emergencyJobless claims unexpectedly rise to 373,000, as job growth slowsMultiple states agree to $4.5B deal with Sackler family in Purdue Pharma opioid lawsuitStorm tracker: Follow Elsa's path10 best TSA-approved luggage locks: Samsonite, Forge, AwayVirginia school appeals ruling to reinstate teacher who opposed preferred pronoun policyNikole Hannah-Jones ditching UNC for Howard shows how vital HBCUs are for Black facultyHaunani-Kay Trask, renowned scholar who fought for Hawaiian sovereignty, dies at 71Tropical Storm Elsa brings heavy rain to Carolinas after leaving 1 dead in Florida8 best inflatable pools for adults and kids in 2021Minnesota AG asks judge to acknowledge trauma of girls who witnessed George Floyd's murderBiden to take executive action to lower shipping costs amid rising consumer pricesWhy great leaders get emotionalTexas Republicans revive voting restriction bills to begin special sessionFDA recommends limits on use of Alzheimer's drug amid backlash6 best bikes for kids in 2021, according to expertsLesbian, bisexual women more successful at the ballot box than gay men, study findsHousekeeper claims Chris Brown's dog mauled her, alleges he euthanized it to destroy evidenceBiden says U.S. troop withdrawal from Afghanistan will end Aug. 31Atlanta charter school administrator charged with sex with a minor is placed on leaveTeen shot in head while heading home from Astros game on life supportToyota will stop donating to Republicans who objected to election certificationMichael Avenatti sentenced to 2½ years behind bars for Nike extortion threatUnvaccinated hospitalized patients say they regret not getting the shotPfizer to seek FDA authorization for 3rd Covid vaccine doseCollapsed Florida tower could have been repaired faster under repealed law, experts sayGov. Newsom asks Californians to cut water use, expands emergency as drought worsensDisney debuts trailer for its Latino-themed animated movie 'Encanto,' set in Colombia64 confirmed dead, 76 unaccounted for 2 weeks after partial collapse of Miami Beach-area condoInstacart poaches one of Facebook's highest-ranking female executives for CEOYouth baseball coach fatally shot on Minnesota highway after 'traffic altercation,' police sayDeadly road rage incidents across U.S. have police increasing presence on streetsSurfside condo collapse spurred Miami Beach to immediately order building inspectionsHarris announces $25 million DNC investment to aid voting accessMarilyn Manson surrenders to police on assault arrest warrantChicago police lose prospective Black officers during too-long hiring process, watchdog report saysSuspect arrested in triple murder on Georgia golf courseMan accused of stabbing Boston rabbi is charged with hate crimesMaking history: Chileans start work on first constitution equally drafted by women, menVideo shows moment Kentucky police rescue girl, 6, after abductionAt least 1 U.S. citizen arrested in connection to killing of Haitian president, official saysTexas Democrats battle Gov. Greg Abbot in round two of election law fightSurfside condo collapse could reshape Miami's real estate marketYoung Asian American Buddhists are reclaiming narrative after decades of white dominanceMagnitude 6 earthquake near California-Nevada border felt hundreds of miles awayU.K. police officer pleads guilty to murder of woman whose death sparked angry protests'Barely able to keep up': America's cyberwarriors are spread thin by attacksBest beach chairs of 2021: Walmart, Wayfair, Amazon, TargetLil Baby released from police custody in ParisFully vaccinated people don't need Covid boosters, U.S. health agencies sayDozens feared dead after fire rips through Bangladesh food factoryAlaskan teen passenger causes plane to nosedive after taking over controlsU.S.-Russia ties are at historic lows, and Syrians could have paid the priceChicago man charged in shooting of 2 federal agents, officerBusiness and labor groups come together to back bipartisan infrastructure planMadonna says Britney Spears' conservatorship is a 'violation of human rights'Giant pandas no longer classed as endangered after population growth, China saysOnce the hub of America's longest war, Afghanistan's Bagram Airfield is now barren and emptyAfrican American spelling bee champ Zaila Avant-garde makes history with flairHungary's clash with E.U. over LGBTQ rights deepens'It's a calling': Why Black academics choose HBCUs over other collegesBiden to deliver voting speech in Philadelphia next weekVideos show commuters wading through flooded subways in New York CityIt's not too late for millennials to build wealth — What to do if you're starting nowTikTok algorithm error sparks allegations of racial biasBiden administration still debating internally how to evacuate Afghan interpreters'Housing is infrastructure': Marcia Fudge's vision for a HUD that serves the peopleOfficers sue California city over Black Lives Matter muralWells Fargo tells customers it’s shuttering all personal lines of credit‘Not welcome’: Advocates slam Tennessee law requiring transgender bathroom signsStudents don't need masks at school if they are fully vaccinated, CDC says12 best leave-in conditioners, according to hair expertsGrizzly shot, killed after fatal attack of California womanThe threat of China invading Taiwan is growing every day. What the U.S. can do to stop it.Where do you move after selling in a hot market? To a smaller cityApple in early talks to stream NFL Sunday Ticket gamesActor Danny Trejo explores 'redemption' in new memoirThe U.S. just experienced its hottest June on recordFDA head calls for investigation into Alzheimer's drug approvalLawsuit says police may have lied about Breonna Taylor body camera footageThe best baby shower gifts of 2021Biden 'optimistic' after call pressing Putin to crack down on Russian-based cyberattacksCiting rise of delta variant, Los Angeles reports 165 percent increase in Covid casesBiden admin blocks ICE from detaining pregnant, nursing, postpartum women caught crossing borderOlympic athletes face new performance anxiety: No fans in the stands5 best alternatives to Airbnb for vacation rentals in 2021Storm rips through Jacksonville, tears roof off business in scary video footageMexico's president says video of his brother taking cash is part of smear campaign2 of 3 victims found dead at Georgia country club were bound and gagged, warrant saysCapitol Police salary funds are running low. A replenishment bill is stalled in Congress.This is the therapy I wish I knew about when I had cancerBiden signs sweeping order aimed at limiting corporate powerMan walks up and shoots couple dining at Houston aquarium, then turns gun on himself, police sayRSV is spreading in summer, CDC warns, worrying parents and doctorsStatues of Confederate generals to come down in Charlottesville, years after 'Unite the Right' rallyEasier refunds and ending surprise fees: What Biden executive order means for airlinesWoman stops at McDonald's drive-thru during police pursuit after allegedly striking officer with stolen truckJudge blocks Tennessee's transgender bathroom sign lawAppeals court axes FDA ban of electric shock on the disabledFrom 'Avatar' to London Tipton, Asian Americans look back on characters that shaped their self-imageChicago's mayor said violent crime is on a 'downward trajectory.' That's not the whole story.‘I was so lucky’: A gay son honors his dads lost to AIDS'Staggering and heartbreaking': Condo collapse death toll now at 79, Miami-Dade mayor saysNew Disney+ animated series 'Monsters at Work' doesn't live up to its 'Monsters, Inc.' legacyBiden nominates L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti to serve as U.S. ambassador to IndiaBiden fires Trump-appointed Social Security Administration chiefBiden admin won't accept 'partial deal' with Iran on release of American prisoners, U.S. envoy saysBillionaires, livestreams and Stephen Colbert: Welcome to a new era of space flightMother, daughter 'should not be alive' after condo collapseFather's girlfriend charged with capital murder in death of 5-year-old found at Texas hotelGymnast Aly Raisman reunited with dog that went missing over holidayCalifornia wildfire grows explosively, prompts evacuationsPope set to deliver Sunday blessing from Rome hospitalDangerous heat wave to bake West, potentially break recordsNorth Korea rejects AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine over side-effects, think tank saysThe story behind the iconic Vietnam episode of 'Hey Arnold!'Amid growing critical race theory legislation, education experts say textbook content could be nextMarvel's 'Black Widow' brings the MCU back to the big screen — with a bangAs lawsuits in condo collapse pile up, lawyers urged to work for freeTransit systems dangle discounts, new tech as they try to turn the corner on the pandemicDying patients with rare diseases struggle to get experimental therapiesThe question keeping Trump-loving men up at night: Why won't women date us?Haiti asks U.S. to send troops after President Jovenel Moïse's assassinationMiami-Dade courthouse evacuated after building inspection finds 'safety concerns'Surfside condo collapse death toll now at 86, authorities sayFamily holds out hope for sisters Tionda and Diamond Bradley 20 years after they vanished from Chicago homeAshleigh Barty ends Australia's long wait for Wimbledon women's titleWhite man gets 5 years in prison for attack on Black teen at Michigan parkTexas man who waited 6 hours at polling site is charged with illegal votingOhio trooper performs Heimlich after motorist chokes on marijuanaBiden put America first in exiting Afghanistan. He just can't say it.Texas sheriff's office releases video related to Black man who died in custodyN.J. man caught on video calling neighbors racist slurs faces additional chargesBody of Paraguayan nanny found in rubble of Surfside condo collapseNebraska zoo says 200 people possibly exposed to rabid batThrill ride dismantled after appearing to malfunction during Michigan festivalFatal shooting of teen after Astros game was an act of road rage, police saySettlement reached after ICE ended immigrant hotline seen in 'Orange Is the New Black'Charlottesville, Virginia, removes 3rd monument hours after Lee, Jackson statues come downGirl dies after being swept away by raging stormwaters near St. LouisNFL player Barkevious Mingo fired by Atlanta Falcons after indecency with a child chargeCalifornia man charged with raiding Capitol, posing as pressTexas Republicans advance voting bills after all-night hearingGrandchild of former baseball pro Howard Johnson loses five toes in accident'Extreme fire behavior': 2 firefighters killed as Western wildfires intensify during heat waveDustin Poirier beats Conor McGregor for the second time in six months at UFC 264Where does Joe Biden's agenda stand in Congress? Here's a rundownWimbledon finals lack Rafael Nadal and Naomi Osaka because they put their well-being firstCannes Film Festival: 6 movies that could make a splash in 2021Collegiate athletes look to become influencers after NCAA rule changeNorth Korea's Kim Jong Un and China's President Xi Jinping vow to strengthen tiesHigh potency weed linked to psychotic episodes, mysterious vomiting illness in young usersTrouble in Alaska? Massive oil pipeline is threatened by thawing permafrostPhotographer Dawoud Bey's work captures Black love, pride and historyExtreme weather dominates 2021 as Washington stalls on climateBiden picked 'best of many poor choices' in Afghanistan, says Senate Armed Services chairVirgin Galactic's rocket reaches edge of space with Richard Branson on boardRichard Branson space flight beats out Jeff Bezos. But all of humanity loses.Meet the Press - July 11, 2021'Black Widow' sets pandemic record with $80 million in theaters, $60 million streamingNovak Djokovic wins Wimbledon final for 20th Grand Slam victory, ties Nadal and FedererDeath Valley hits 130 degrees as relentless Western heat wave adds fuel to wildfiresDeath toll rises to 90 in Miami Beach-area condo building collapseMexican politician arrested in Basquiat, Haring art forgery case in New York4 arrested on gun charges in downtown Denver hotel near MLB All-Star GameItaly wins the European soccer championship in 3-2 penalty shootoutThousands of protesters take to the streets in CubaCalifornia wildfire grows by 20,000 acres, destroys 20 homesHaiti police arrest third suspect with U.S. ties in president's assassinationWith federal eviction moratorium set to expire, states offer patchwork protectionsCritical race theory battles are driving frustrated, exhausted educators out of their jobsIntelligence gathering in Afghanistan suffering in troop withdrawal, top general saysChina says it 'drove away' U.S. warship in South China SeaNorth Korea criticizes U.S. humanitarian aid as 'sinister political scheme'Unopened Super Mario 64 game from 1996 sells for $1.56M8 best hand mixers for your kitchen in 2021A professor with a heart condition claims she was told she could no longer teach remotely. Now she's suing.Richard Branson says space flight was too 'magnificent' to describeOregon's Bootleg Fire burns more than 150,000 acres as wildfires rage through WestLGBTQ art shows are lighting up museums from Boston to BerlinCovid-19 cases, hospitalizations rise, particularly in unvaccinated red statesBiden nominates first out lesbian to ambassador-level postCommander of U.S., NATO forces in Afghanistan steps downBlack English players racially abused after Euro 2020 final penalty missesMiami health commissioner at Florida condo site infected with CovidIsraeli court annuls parts of surrogacy law excluding gaysDeath toll rises to 94 in Florida building collapse; work to identify victims grows harder'We are no longer afraid': Thousands of Cubans protest against the governmentEdwin Edwards, quick-witted ex-Louisiana governor who went to prison, dies at 93Child tax credit payments could act as stimulus for retailers as soon as this month10 best period underwear of 2021: Thinx, Knix, ModiBodiUnited Nations: World hunger dramatically worse in pandemic yearAmanda Knox reveals miscarriage, says pregnancy loss 'felt like a betrayal'How to talk sporty at work — when you hate sportsElon Musk testifies to defend Tesla's $2.6 billion acquisition of SolarCity in shareholder lawsuitWhat New York prosecutors want from the Trump Org.'s CFOSouth Africa deploys army to quell deadly unrest linked to Zuma jailingDrake Bell, former Nickelodeon star, gets probation for child endangermentPfizer to meet with health officials to discuss Covid vaccine boosterBiden says U.S. stands with Cuban protesters after historic weekend demonstrationsBiden pitches crime plan to local leaders amid wave of gun violenceJudge 'concerned' about 'bad faith' by Trump lawyers who filed Michigan election caseTemplate for Tokyo Olympics set a century ago in Belgium, after the Spanish FluManaging Capitol riot evidence is a huge chore, prosecutors sayFrance mandates Covid-19 pass for restaurants, shopping mallsNew and notable: Latest from Samsung, Home Depot and moreA Cuban American leader who participated in Bay of Pigs among condo collapse victimsCar recalls can be an inconvenience. Automakers are using new technology to change that.Trump wrong about officer who shot Jan. 6 rioter Ashli Babbitt, law enforcement official saysPam Hupp charged with first degree murder in 2011 stabbing death of Betsy FariaThe Covid-wildfire link: The Oregon Bootleg Fire bodes ill for our post-pandemic wild spacesFDA adds warning to J&J vaccine for possible link to rare neurological disorder3 arrested after Philadelphia teen is kidnapped, beatenSeattle woman, 'humiliated' by flight attendant over dirty diaper, says she was told she was on no-fly listIllinois becomes first state to require teaching Asian American history in schoolsLarge police presence in Cuban capital day after thousands protestTrump makes Ashli Babbitt, killed in the Capitol riot, into a martyr. Why that's so dangerous.Father travels cross-country to search for son Daniel Robinson missing from Arizona job site since JuneBest bralettes in 2021 for every size, according to expertsMMA fighter Travis Fulton dies by apparent suicide in Iowa jailIndicted Trump Organization executive Allen Weisselberg removed from top roles at subsidiariesTexas Democrats flee state in effort to block GOP-backed voting restrictionsCalifornia's Democratic governor can't list political party on recall ballot, judge rulesAfter meeting with Pfizer, U.S. health agency reiterates that Covid vaccine booster not necessaryEx-Houston officer charged after allegedly assaulting handcuffed man, shouting 'shoot'This Air Force One fight over Trump's Covid mask helped transform the 2020 raceBiden to raise stakes in voting rights battle as his party presses for moreU.S.-China tensions over Taiwan threaten peace, Japan warnsBritney Spears alleged her former psychiatrist was abusive, but it probably won't end her conservatorship, experts say8 best emergency flashlights in 2021 for inclement weatherJudge OKs $73M payout in UCLA gynecologist lawsuitFirst lady Jill Biden to head to Tokyo Olympics, lead U.S. delegation'Hard to feel safe': Rep. Porter says town hall altercation erodes sense of securityGangnam Style out, BTS in as South Korea bans fast gym music to fight Covid surgeCharlie Robinson, 'Night Court' actor, dies at 7517 million-gallon sewage spill closes miles of beaches in CaliforniaWhat's the endgame? Both parties face similar questions on a range of thorny topicsPrices climb for third straight month, hitting 5.4 percent year over yearThis traveling sculpture challenges the story Confederate statues tellGoogle hit with record $593M fine in France over news copyright battle1 dead, 5 wounded in shooting outside Detroit banquet hallEuro 2020 racism: Soccer players accuse government of 'stoking the fire'Work from home fueling cyberattacks, says global financial watchdogThe West catches fire while the East goes under water as climate change fuels both extremesThousands of firefighters battle wildfires burning more than 850,000 acres across 12 statesMove over, Mars: Why the moons of Jupiter and Saturn may be key to finding alien lifePop star Olivia Rodrigo to push Covid vaccines for young people with White House visitAbortion rights groups sue to block Texas law allowing citizens to sue providersIraq Covid hospital fire kills 92 peopleAfter setting aside billions of dollars for loan defaults that never came, banks are seeing bumper profitsEmmy Awards: 'The Crown,' 'The Mandalorian' lead the pack of nominees'Pose' star Mj Rodriguez becomes 1st trans woman up for lead acting EmmyRunaway Texas Democrats urge filibuster 'carve-out' as GOP seeks their returnHours after barring maskless students from campuses, California reverses banESPN's Stephen A. Smith apologizes for criticizing Shohei Ohtani's use of interpreterWhy voting rights legislation faces an uphill climb in the Democratic CongressMiami Beach apartment building evacuated because of concrete deteriorationBezos' Blue Origin gets OK to send him, 3 others to spaceThe Atlantic thrived through Trump and the pandemic. The future is harder.1-year-old girl is one of the latest victims identified in Surfside condo collapseAmerican LGBTQ+ Museum coming to N.Y.C.’s oldest museum as part of expansionSacha Baron Cohen sues Massachusetts cannabis dispensary over Borat billboardRapper shot as many as 64 times as he walked out of Chicago jailNew Away packable bags: A carryall, a backpack and a sling bagSuspect in assassination of Haitian President Jovenel Moïse is former DEA source‘Historic investment’: California allocates millions to fight anti-Asian hateColombian ex-soldiers went to Haiti for security not assassination, says colleagueMan arrested after fake bomb threat at Florida airport was upset over bag fee, police sayInvestment firm TIAA to pay $97 million for allegedly pushing customers into higher-cost accountsJudge denies request to change 'trauma' wording in Chauvin memoBearaby unveils the Travel Napper, a portable weighted blanketOlympics president refers to Japanese people as 'Chinese' during speechApple announces $99 battery pack for iPhone 12 family that snaps on with a magnetChicago officials issue travel advisory amid spread of Covid delta variant in Arkansas and MissouriHaitian Americans worry for their families back home and their futureBanker convicted of bribery for plot to land Trump administration jobBoston Pride dissolves amid diversity complaintsThis Broadway star's incredible response when asked if she was returning to work after her babyBiden condemns 'selfishness' of stolen election lie pushed by TrumpBiden to nominate former GOP Sen. Jeff Flake to be ambassador to TurkeyDemocrats plow ahead with party-line spending bill for Biden's economic prioritiesFederal appeals court strikes down law barring gun sales to people under 21Britney Spears' testimony has opened a divide in her conservatorship teamBowen Yang makes history with Emmy nomination'We all quit': Burger King staff leaves note to management on store signWarrant issued after Disney star Kyle Massey misses court hearingGuard at Baltimore grocery store shoots 2 people; 1 deadBest bean bag chairs for kids in 2021Officials say Florida man charged in foiled murder-for-hire plot planned to blame Black Lives Matter18 Emmy nominations for HBO's 'Lovecraft Country' give it a dubious distinctionSenate Democrats reveal $3.5 trillion plan to invest in health care, climate change and morePolice pursuits and 'Killer Bees': What happened when Texas Democrats broke quorum in the pastSearchers recover Surfside victims' possessions, but returning them is complicatedAfter San Francisco shoplifting video goes viral, officials argue thefts aren't rampantBiden administration weakens some proposed safety rules for public housing, alarming advocatesJ.D. Vance's Twitter trolling of New York City is Trump populism at its most cynicalSenate Democrats rolling out draft of bill to end federal marijuana banSouth African crowds riot overnight, defying calls for end to violenceAmazon workers petition and two quit over anti-LGBTQ book sales6 best razors for women in 2021Pope Francis leaves hospital 10 days after surgery'Breaks my heart': Ex-President Bush says Afghanistan troop withdrawal is a mistakeRoyal Caribbean is not responsible for the 2019 death of toddler Chloe Wiegand, judge rulesBiden elevates voting rights as 2022 Democratic rallying cryAs Cubans protest, government cracks down on internet access and messaging appsDeath toll rises to 210 from February cold wave in TexasRichard Branson addresses critics who say his money shouldn't be spent on space travelOn TikTok, audio gives new virality to misinformationVenice, Italy, to ban cruise ships after years of protests from locals, environmentalistsMigrant deaths on sea routes to Europe more than doubled this year, U.N. report revealsFacebook asks for U.S. FTC Chair Lina Khan’s recusalTop Tennessee health official says she was fired after efforts to get teens vaccinatedAfter 16 months, reopening of U.S.-Canada border may come too late for hundreds of businessesPolitical donor Ed Buck on trial accused of deadly drugs-for-sex fetishChina tightens control over cybersecurity in data crackdownMore than 150 companies back update to Voting Rights ActMajor Russian-speaking ransomware gang behind JBS and Kaseya attacks goes offlinePolice investigate video allegedly showing DoorDash driver tampering with officer's meal'Drowning us': Argentines hard hit as Covid-death toll nears 100,000U.S. overdose deaths hit record 93,000 in pandemic last yearSuperspreader 'explosions' plague efforts to curb pandemicMany Spanish-speaking immigrant caregivers feel left out of child care relief efforts11 best 'Shark Tank' products in 2021 and where to get themMan arrested in shooting of 6 outside Detroit banquet hallBaltimore officer charged with murder after stepson's body is found in crawlspaceU.S. to begin evacuation flights for eligible Afghans at end of JulyMollie Tibbetts death: Judge delays sentencing after twists in Iowa woman's killingLatin America's response to Cuba protests split along ideological, political linesVideo shows thousands of fish falling from the sky as Utah lakes are restocked by airdropFacebook to pay creators $1 billion through 2022Bernie Sanders lost the presidency. But he's shaping the agenda.Family files $30M suit over N.C. deputies' shooting of Andrew Brown Jr.Pop star Olivia Rodrigo speaks at White House to encourage Covid vaccinesKansas mother seeks answers after 3-year-old son dies following routine dental procedureFourteen living descendants of Leonardo da Vinci are identifiedApple launches MagSafe Battery Pack for iPhone 12 modelsTwitter kills off ephemeral ‘fleets’Mom arrested weeks after 2 girls found dead in Florida canalCornel West accuses Harvard of 'spiritual rot' in resignation letter after tenure disputeRights advocates blast Mayorkas for saying U.S. will turn away Haitians, Cubans fleeing crisesAmazon Chair Jeff Bezos donating $200 million to SmithsonianTwitter sees jump in govt demands to remove content of reporters, news outletsDon't park your Chevy Bolt EV inside or charge it unattended overnight, GM warns some ownersWyoming bar under fire for selling shirt advocating anti-gay violenceColleges, universities with Covid vaccination mandates facing pushbackInflation has 'increased notably,' but Fed won't alter its policies yet, Powell saysBritney Spears-inspired bill introduced to rein in conservators' birth control authorityNew Missouri law enables state officials to shut down abusive boarding schoolsWoman charged with hate crime for stepping on pro-police 'Back the Blue' sign in UtahWatchdog report faults military for fatal vehicle accidentsBiden rallies support on Capitol Hill for sweeping spending dealYoung, unvaccinated people are being hospitalized with Covid-19 as delta variant spreads, officials warnWatchdog report blasts FBI for 'fundamental errors' in Larry Nassar sex abuse investigationNetflix's 'Gunpowder Milkshake' is a stylish, violent piece of cotton-candy fluff6 best drones for beginners in 2021, according to expertsIdaho man who dangled from Senate gallery pleads guilty in Capitol riot caseJoJo Siwa tells Demi Lovato how they were one of her ‘gay awakenings’Ikea likely to have sold furniture linked to illegal logging in forests crucial to Earth's climate, report saysDevice taps brain waves to help paralyzed man communicateNFL star Richard Sherman arrested on domestic violence chargeFour Iranians charged with plotting to kidnap author living in BrooklynStephen A. Smith, Shohei Ohtani and how racism gets coded as concerns over 'marketability'Johnson & Johnson recalling Neutrogena, Aveeno sunscreens because of benzene tracesBritney Spears granted right to hire own lawyer, accuses father of 'conservatorship abuse'For some Black women, cannabis use is a 'radical act' of self-careIn protests and on social media, calls grow against Cuban govt's detentions, arrests'Tiger King' to be resentenced in murder-for-hire plotCalifornia’s 'historic' broadband bill passes key Senate committeePerseid meteor shower: How to see the year's best shooting star showArtists and Surfside residents work to honor and remember victims of building collapseIndian boarding school investigation faces hurdles in missing records, legal questionsTaliban sweep through Afghanistan, imperiling girls schoolCan vaccinated people get long Covid? Doctors say risk is 'very, very small'Brazil's Bolsonaro hospitalized after 10 days of hiccups, won't undergo immediate surgery'There is no future here': Lebanese struggle through economic collapseChina's economic growth slows to 7.9 percent as Covid-19 recovery levels offThe 8 best cooling pillows for summer 2021Man charged in death of woman in town for son's Naval Academy induction ceremonyJudge nullifies horse trainer Bob Baffert's NY suspensionWhy has Cuba exploded in protests? It goes beyond the U.S. embargo and the pandemicAmerica's vaccination divide didn't happen by accidentAt least 40 dead, dozens missing as floods sweep Germany, western Europe$10 million rewards bolster White House anti-ransomware bidParents in China reunited with their abducted son after 24 yearsMisinformation is 'serious threat to public health,' surgeon general warnsIn a first, major studio films include more queer women than men, report findsEuropean Union companies can ban headscarves under certain conditions, court rulesSupreme Court justices shouldn't get lifetime appointments. It's time to impose term limits.Chrissy Teigen laments being in 'cancel club,' says she's 'depressed'Cuba's president, while blasting U.S. embargo, takes some blame amid protestsAcclaim, fundraising spread unevenly among Black collegesHow heat impacts dogs and the 10 best products to helpDetails of 'significant encounter' with rail yard shooter weren't shared, report saysNYC man carjacked, shot in the head by dirt bike riders, police saidTop generals mobilized on fears Trump wanted military post-election coup, book detailsChild tax credit payments started hitting bank accounts today. Here's what you need to know.Facebook, Twitter and other social media companies need to be treated like Big TobaccoFive members of one Texas family charged in Capitol riot case16 members of Florida white supremacist gang charged in sweeping indictmentBoy, 7, dies in North Carolina home elevator accidentGarland reverses Trump-era immigration order in move that will cut huge backlog of asylum casesFacebook says Iranian hackers used it to lure defense company employeesCalifornia university suspends entire baseball teamWorries over racism, waterways inspire push to rename fishCovid's high toll: Over half of Latinos had someone close die or be hospitalizedWoman held captive since May rescued after leaving notes in public restroomsAnarchy in UK court? Singer Johnny Rotten sued by ex-Sex PistolsChicago's famed auto show is back — but have pandemic fallout and industry shifts killed the car show for good?Maitreyi Ramakrishnan talks Desi girl frenemies, 'Never Have I Ever' season 2What's a Clean Energy Standard? Democrats try carrots and sticks on climate changeGeorgia couple finds mother snake with 17 babies under their bedCapital Gazette shooting: Gunman found criminally responsible for killing 5 at paperFed Chair Powell's term expires in 2022, giving Biden an opportunity to reshape the central bankCan Britney Spears' father be charged with 'conservatorship abuse'?Yankees-Red Sox game postponed after Yankees test positive for CovidPerson of interest identified by Fairfax Police is 'not a stranger' to missing 72-year-old Emily LuAn influencer's death became a joke on Twitter. Here's why trolls love to hate influencers.Covid vaccines for kids under 12 expected midwinter, FDA official saysThe moon's natural wobble alters Earth's tides. With climate change, that's bad news.Activists, lawyers see 'double standard' in Florida's response to Cuba demonstrationsBest bikinis under $100 in 2021: Affordable two-piece swimsuitsWife of Pittsburgh Steelers QB Dwayne Haskins arrested on domestic assault charge'Horrific': 2 unvaccinated Covid patients require lung transplant, partial lung removalLos Angeles County reinstates indoor mask mandate as delta variant spreadsBiden hosts German Chancellor Angela Merkel at White HouseIn vaccine plea, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy reveals he's lost 10 family members to CovidFirst woman completes Navy special warfare trainingNetflix eyes foray into video gamesVideo shows NYPD use stun gun on Black man in subway; police allege he let someone skip fareN.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo to be interviewed in state sexual harassment inquiryDemocratic congresswoman among 9 arrested in voting rights protest7 deputies hurt, inmates sprayed during disturbance at Southern California jail2 found dead at former Versace Mansion apparently died by suicide, police sayCanada may be ready to welcome fully vaccinated Americans by mid-AugustDemocrats pursue ambitious immigration changes in $3.5 trillion budget measureBidding wars and 'meaningless' list prices: Buying a house in the Bay Area18-year-old customer on Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin rocket to be youngest person ever in spaceWorld Health Organization chief says it was 'premature' to rule out Covid lab leakUgandan athlete missing from hotel in Japan ahead of OlympicsFalse NRA fraud charges leveled by Democrats show the left is desperate, and deluded7 best ceiling fans of 2021Texas officer killed, 4 others injured in hourslong standoffTwo men charged in plot to attack Democratic Party headquarters in SacramentoVirginia deputy indicted in shooting of man who called 911 for helpReuters journalist killed covering clash between Afghan forces, TalibanSince Jan. 6 attack, Trump's grip on the GOP has only grown strongerThe long, 'surreal' days of the runaway Texas legislatorsPilot falls to death in Vermont hot air balloon accidentMusk waxes lyrical on Cybertruck, says it looks like it was 'made by aliens from the future'Western wildfires rage across 12 states, U.S. at highest alert levelMinnesota governor restricts 'conversion therapy' for minorsThe 12 best ice cream makers of 2021 for homemade ice creamTrump showerhead rule to increase water flow getting dumpedTop Japanese doctor tells fans to stay safe and watch Olympics at homeHere's what to do if you want to continue remote work (and not sabotage your career)More than 100 dead, as many as 1,500 missing after floods hit EuropeJason Sudeikis shows support for racially abused English soccer playersWhat Indian American Kumar Rocker’s historic MLB pick means for South AsiansInside hip-hop's complex relationship with healthCalifornia man arrested with racist manifesto, arsenal of weapons, officials say3 men charged over Missouri duck boat accident that killed 17As delta variant spreads, medical experts warn of risk to young childrenBlack Lives Matter faces backlash for statement on Cuba protestFlorida man tries to throw live gator onto building's roof to teach 'it a lesson,' police sayWisconsin man accused of killing his father, dismembering his bodyCovid cases, deaths rising in U.S., as CDC warns of 'pandemic of the unvaccinated'Salesforce's Sarah Franklin: How the word 'no' became my biggest motivatorHow to prevent chafing: 6 best anti-chafing products of 2021Biden administration warns businesses about risks of operating in Hong KongE.U. takes action against Hungary, Poland over anti-LGBTQ measuresCuban president responds to Biden on 'failed state' commentsRoof of Miami-Dade building partially collapses, all apartments evacuatedAmid Haiti chaos, Biden border hypocrisy is on full display as he tells migrants to stay away"The West is a tinderbox": Heat and drought set the stage for the huge wildfires burning across the regionWatchdog: FBI must improve gun sale checks after one that led to Denver school closingsTeen accused of stabbing girl 114 times allegedly asked how her death was his 'problem'Fired Tennessee vaccine official received a dog muzzle at work days prior to her oustingHubble Space Telescope fixed after month of no scienceSubway launched a website to share the 'truth' about its tunaCalifornia doctor charged with selling fake Covid immunization pellets7 best adult lunch boxes of 2021California budget includes $3 million to train teachers on LGBTQ issuesHow criminals siphoned off unemployment payments directly from recipients’ accountsJust 7 percent of our DNA is unique to modern humans, study showsRare case of monkeypox found in Texas resident who had traveled internationallyNumber of attempted crossings at southern U.S. border hits 21-year high1 in 5 adults are caregivers. Here's how employers can better support them.After teen daughter hospitalized with Covid, mom regrets saying no to vaccineChurch celebrating 'religion' of soccer legend Maradona opens in Mexico'They're killing people': Biden blames Facebook, other social media for allowing Covid misinformationWNBA star Liz Cambage pulls out of Tokyo Olympics over mental, physical health concernsRapid rain and slow response blamed for high number of flooding deaths in EuropeLegal marijuana either eases opioid crisis or makes it worse. The evidence is split.Los Angeles bemoans mask mandate while experts urge compliance'Space Jam' 2 is a soulless, overlong HBO gimmick. (LeBron's OK in it, though.)County officials in Arizona reported few suspicious ballots, undercutting Trump's claimsBiden admin now plans to evacuate 2,500 Afghans directly to the U.S.Shohei Ohtani jersey attracts six-figure bid after 'marketability' commentsNational Guard to Congress: Pay us back for Capitol security missionFederal judge declares DACA program illegal, but halts only new applicationsNFL's Richard Sherman pleads not guilty to charges he tried to break into in-laws' homeState fairs herald the return of summer — but without the cheese curd eating contests and grape stompingACLU sues Montana over transgender ID law requiring proof of surgeryVideo of flooding in Germany shows buckled homes, tossed carsStruggling federal firefighters could see pay increase in new energy packageFinal destination: For many of the world's refugees, Mexico is their new homeMan sentenced to 30 years in cruise ship killing dies in Alaska prisonRapper Biz Markie, whose 'Just a Friend' became a '90s staple, dies at 57One dead, others rescued after flash flood in Grand CanyonGirl, 6, killed in Washington D.C. mass shootingSurfside downtown suffers after condo building collapseDeadly floods shook Europe. Is it ready for future climate change-related disasters?Schumer eyes infrastructure vote, pressuring bipartisan negotiators to agreeHelp with mortgages, not rent, needed to fix housing crunch in Democrats' $3.5 trillion planDuring pandemic, hospitals see rise in alcohol-related liver disease'Ridiculous' price of medical marijuana leaves patients scramblingTokyo 2020: First Covid-19 case reported in Olympic Village days before games opening ceremony5 best acne scar treatments of 2021: How to treat acne scarsHow Fox News' Covid vaccine denialism hurts my patientsRescuers race to find survivors from deadly floods in EuropeIt's about 'freedom': Cuban Americans say shortages don't explain protests'Hollywood Ripper' sentenced to death for killing, mutilating womenDaughter of Afghanistan envoy to Pakistan briefly kidnapped and 'severely tortured'Boy, 3, killed in crash after being abducted by mom's boyfriend'Not backed by science': L.A. County sheriff will not enforce mask mandate1 missing, 7 rescued from boat crash in Boston HarborMom thwarts kidnapping attempt by pulling her son out the car windowN.Y. Gov. Andrew Cuomo directs hate crimes task force to help investigate antisemitic attackBiden pledges appeal of 'deeply disappointing' DACA ruling'Let them die': Virginia PTA official resigns over comments at critical race theory rallyFlorida man stole car, got into Coast Guard plane, sheriff saysTelevision actor indicted in fatal shooting of New York man3 fully vaccinated Texas Democrats in Washington, D.C., test positive for CovidAt least 6 dead, dozens injured in spate of shootings across AmericaCalifornia fire prompts evacuations; Oregon blaze balloonsOver 60 people decontaminated after chemical leak at Texas water parkFacebook suggests it's more effective than Biden on vaccinationsMore than 30 injured in repellent attack inside Miami-area storeBritney Spears slams supporters who stayed silent 'when I was drowning'New ad hits Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin for 'peaceful' Jan. 6 claimEnglish soccer has been blighted by racism but also leads the charge against itPost-Covid, office wear and other clothing get a rethink as we all try to remember how to dressBiden becomes a divisive figure in Northern Ireland as post-Brexit tensions simmerTokyo 2020 Olympics composer apologizes for bullying disabled classmatesQAnon fanatics are rebranding their 'secret war.' And it could work.Texas Democrats to spotlight national voting rights with week of eventsTrtl's travel pillows are on sale on Amazon today onlyWidow of slain Haitian president Martine Moise returns home for his funeralThe future of cannabis is female: Gen Z women are fastest-growing consumers of legal weedBrazil's Bolsonaro leaves hospital after treatment for intestinal issue, hiccupsAngela Merkel calls for climate change action as she surveys deadly German flood damage3 dead, 2 critical in suspected carbon monoxide leak at Michigan country music festivalFormer surgeon general says CDC 'premature' to ease mask rules as delta variant spreadsSen. Rob Portman says IRS enforcement dropped as way to pay for infrastructure planPopular podcaster Mat George dies after hit-and-run in Los AngelesFamily hopeful new sheriff will solve 2007 murder of East Texas woman Brittany McGloneSpike Lee mistakenly announces Palme d'Or winner early at a Cannes festival full of surprises3 people shot, Nationals fans flee for safety after gunfire erupts outside parkTeen tennis star Coco Gauff tests positive for Covid, will sit out Tokyo OlympicsPacking tape and empty bag of chips: NYPD officer aids stabbing victimWhy tenure is so important — yet rare — for Black professorsPadres baseball players opened dugout to fans as gunfire erupted nearbyTwo more Texas Democrats test positive for Covid-19Texas Democrats' escape to block voting bill will cost around $1.5 million, legislator saysPost-Covid, workers want a flexible workplace — but not flexible work stationsConservative hostility to Biden vaccine push surges with Covid cases on the riseRarely, Covid vaccine breakthrough infections can be severe. Who's at risk?Tokyo 2020 sponsor Toyota pulls Olympics TV ads in Japan as public support lagsAmerican father, son sentenced to Japan prison for helping Ghosn escapeBiden hosts Jordan's king amid tough choices in MideastMalaysian police destroy 1,069 bitcoin mining rigs with steamroller, video showsDangerous conditions for Western wildfires as Oregon blaze grows to the size of Los AngelesTucson suspect shoots at EMTs, police and firefighters in spree that leaves one dead, four injuredDetroit segregation wall still stands, a stark reminder of racial divisionsJoy, safety and alpacas: Queer community thrives on trans-owned ranchEight weeks out, California recall lacks the buzz of 2003 contestHow to make iced tea: The best iced tea brands and accessoriesAlmost 200 dead, many still missing after floods as Germany counts devastating costWhy gender equality is more than a rightBiden administration transfers its first detainee from Guantánamo BayJeff Bezos says he can't wait to see what space launch is 'going to do' to him'Freedom Day': England reopens despite skyrocketing Covid cases, Boris Johnson isolatingPhotos: Floodwaters sweep through western EuropeSports Illustrated reveals its swimsuit cover stars, including 1st transgender modelCuba battles highest Covid-19 caseload in Latin AmericaAfter deadly riots in South Africa, army of volunteers leads defense, cleanup effortsCuban opposition websites, emboldened by protests, roil governmentNashville Predators prospect comes out as gay, making NHL historyFlorida Rep. Vern Buchanan tests positive for coronavirus after vaccinationKlobuchar leads Senate panel in first field hearing in 20 years on voting rightsHaiti's interim prime minister Joseph says he will step downJournalists, activists among firm’s spyware targets, nonprofits sayNYC Chinatown museum reopens with anti-Asian racism exhibitJustice Dept. limits federal government's ability to obtain journalists' communications secretlyNew & notable: Latest from Apple, Target, Cocokind and moreFlorida man gets 8 months in prison in 1st felony sentence from Capitol riotBiden softens criticism of Facebook after accusing company of 'killing people'3 arrested in Georgia after allegedly assaulting boy, shaving word 'gay' into his scalpTokyo Olympics hit by trifecta of discouraging news amid Covid fearsWith Olympics' backing, Laurel Hubbard will be first trans athlete in Games' historyBest cooling towels of 2021: Chill Pal, Sukeen, Mission and moreAll children should wear masks in school this fall, even if vaccinated, according to pediatrics groupPrince Harry to publish a 'wholly truthful' memoir about 'the man I've become'Biden admin to evacuate group of Afghan interpreters to U.S. base in VirginiaAdvocates seek more boxes to check for ‘other’ Pacific IslandersKara Eaker, U.S. women's gymnastics alternate, tests positive for Covid days before Tokyo OlympicsIndiana University can require Covid vaccines, federal judge rulesRoadside bomb kills 25 in Baghdad market, Iraqi officials sayMen will find jobs more quickly than women over the next year, U.N. saysNew Capitol Police chief selected after Jan. 6 riotDow closes down more than 700 points in worst day of 2021DOJ won't prosecute ex-Trump Commerce chief Ross for misleading Congress on census questionDog missing for 5 days discovered alive inside walls of Cincinnati homeBen & Jerry's withdraws sales from Israeli settlements but clashes with parent company UnileverSouthern surge: Hospitals brace for wave of Covid cases not seen in monthsProud Boys leader pleads guilty to burning Black Lives Matter bannerEl Salvador's 'House of Horrors' killings rattle country used to violence8 best air mattresses of 2021Robby Steinhardt, violinist and vocalist for Kansas, dies at 71Family pleads for help in finding 24-year-old Jack Stein, missing nearly a week from L.A. County homeFox News host compares unvaccinated to cliff divers, says it's 'their choice' to dieJacksonville hospital breaks Covid record in latest Florida surgeSchumer sets Wednesday vote to begin Senate debate on infrastructure dealJim Jordan among GOP leader Kevin McCarthy's picks for Jan. 6 select committeeL.A. officers who caused giant blast with fireworks likely to have made 'significant miscalculation'Sixth member of Texas Democratic delegation tests positive for CovidUtah man falls to death while climbing with fiancee's son in Provo CanyonAmericans shouldn't travel to U.K. because of Covid, State Department saysCanada will open its borders to fully vaccinated Americans on Aug. 9Twitter suspends Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, again, for Covid-19 tweetsCyclist attacked by alligator after falling from bike in Florida parkBlack Americans are buying more life insurance. Here's why.Vaccine mandates more likely once FDA grants full approvals, health experts sayAs many as 200 Americans have now reported possible symptoms of 'Havana Syndrome,' officials sayNow it's Jeff Bezos' turn to make history with flight into spaceSweltering heat across the West shows summer life as we know it is changingIndonesia marks Eid festival amid devastating new Covid waveU.S. accuses China of abetting ransomware attackWHO chief says all must play part to beat Covid in Olympics message11 best kids lunch boxes and bento boxes for school in 2021India's Covid deaths likely 10 times the official toll, study says'About freedom': Emilio Estefan releases music video 'Libertad' supporting Cuba protestersChina rejects hacking charges, accuses U.S. of cyberspyingUgandan weightlifter who fled pre-Olympics training found in central JapanNaomi Osaka tells Megyn Kelly to 'do better' after tweet over magazine coversSimone Biles and rest of U.S. women's gymnastics team skip the Olympic VillageCompetitive primaries create a hurdle for Democrats in their fight for the SenateGermany's Merkel faces questions over flood response as she visits disaster zoneSean Hannity, who downplayed Covid, urges viewers to 'take it seriously'Norwegian women's beach handball team fined for not playing in bikinisIt's official: The Covid recession lasted just two months, the shortest in U.S. historyLil Nas X pokes fun at ‘Satan Shoes’ controversy in new videoWestern wildfire smoke creates fiery sunrise 2,000 miles away in New York CityNorwegian church holds name change ceremony for a transgender womanJeff Bezos' New Shepard rocket meme'd for its, er, unique shapeBen & Jerry's West Bank ice cream ban becomes a hot topic in IsraelPopular Massachusetts tourist destination issues mask advisory after 132 new Covid casesBodies of teens found in Connecticut river days after they went swimmingNursing homes can deadname transgender seniors, court rulesJean Yoon of 'Kim's Convenience' on behind-the-scenes struggles with racism, representationAmid Covid's delta variant rise, vaccine pushback contradicts Founders' intentStudent arrested over Hitler quote, Boston Marathon bomber reference in yearbookFauci blasts Rand Paul's Wuhan lab funding claim: 'You do not know what you're talking about'White House and Pelosi aides test positive for coronavirus amid Texas lawmakers' D.C. visitEmployers are planning larger pay raises. Here's how you can negotiate for more.Delta variant now accounts for 83 percent of new Covid casesGas leak likely caused Texas house explosion that injured 6Jeff Bezos and crew hitched a ride in a Rivian electric SUV to the Blue Origin launch padHarvey Weinstein extradited to California to face second rape trialTekashi 6ix9ine's bodyguards broke man's phone after wild NYC car chase, DA saysWally Funk becomes oldest person to fly to space 60 years after she was denied the opportunityDrug enforcement agent first federal officer charged in Capitol riotDozens who say they were framed by corrupt Chicago drug squad demand exonerationThousands remember comedian Mat George, 26, beloved online for viral tweetsParalympic swimmer Becca Meyers leaves Team USA after being denied care assistantThe best smart air conditioners and accessories of 2021Descriptions of Asian Olympians' bodies are part of trend of dehumanizing Asians in U.S.Quarterback tweak: Tom Brady makes Trump election joke at White House ceremonyAmazon's Jeff Bezos makes history with all-civilian suborbital flightBiden admin rethinking plan to lift Covid restrictions that blocked thousands from crossing borderJets assistant coach Greg Knapp in critical condition following bicycle crashReform of military's rules for handling sexual assault claims clears committeeMan convicted in fatal shooting of teen Hadiya Pendleton sentenced to 42 years in prisonUnidentified remains found in Ballona Wetlands during search for missing L.A. woman Kolby Story after her belongings were located nearbyStudent killed after taking car she mistook for Uber was victim of 'heinous' acts, prosecutor saysBezos, Branson and Musk are fighting over space bragging rights, but who's really paying for their trips?Viruses are landing kids in the ICU this summer, but it's not all CovidFourth Oath Keeper in Capitol riot pleads guilty, cooperates with FBI14 best men's jeans and how to shop for them in 2021What I learned about myself climbing Mount Kilimanjaro at 300 poundsDrone video shows police fatally shoot California man who pointed BB gun at officerClimate change hits poorer communities harder. For some, FEMA's grants are out of reach.Severe flooding in Central China kills at least 12, traps subway riders in waist-high waterJeff Bezos says spaceflight reinforced his commitment to solving climate changeTom Barrack, Trump's inaugural committee chair, charged with acting as agent of UAECalifornia synagogue shooter pleads guilty in deadly attack, will spend life in prisonTexas House Republican introduces bill calling for forensic audit of 2020 electionMissouri holds hearing on education and race, with no Black voices3 GOP House members lose appeals over $500 fines for not wearing masksMilwaukee Bucks beat Phoenix Suns to win NBA championship after 50-year dry spellCouple charged in deadly California wildfire sparked during gender revealOne dead, two missing after flash floods in Colorado canyonCovid plus overdose deaths drove down life expectancy in 2020Jeff Bezos thanks Amazon workers for Blue Origin launch in revealingly tone-deaf momentWhat top pediatricians want you to know about the delta variant and childrenBrisbane picked to host 2032 Olympics without a rival bidHong Kong begins talks on controversial 'anti-doxxing' privacy billPentagon review: What happens if 'nuclear football' is lost?The 7 best lawn mowers for every kind of lawn in 2021American volleyball player Taylor Crabb tests positive for Covid at Tokyo OlympicsSue Bird and Eddy Alvarez chosen as Team USA flag bearers for Tokyo OlympicsUncertainty looms as America struggles to put Covid in rearview mirrorIn Mexico, Veracruz becomes fourth state to allow abortionAt least 25 dead in China as province is deluged by heaviest rains in 1,000 yearsU.S. women's soccer team falls to Sweden in Olympic openerAfter missing Olympics, Sha'Carri Richardson teams up with Kanye West for new adAir traffic controller's slip of the tongue almost caused 2020 plane crash in ParisNew Jersey hospital system fires 6 employees who did not get vaccinatedWoman said to be oldest working nurse in the country retires at age 96PrEP, the HIV prevention pill, must now be totally free under almost all insurance plansPedro Castillo, leftist teacher and political novice is Peru’s president-electWhy the U.S. should consider taking a page out of Spain's playbook for gender equalityInside the 'Wild West' of cryptocurrencies and social media influencersHungary's LGBTQ referendum plan raises stakes in clash with E.U.Biden's midterm strategy is taking shape. Endangered Democrats want him close, for now.Kentucky lawmaker tweets meme comparing Anthony Fauci to cult leader Jim JonesGovernment has forgiven nearly $400 billion in Covid-relief PPP loans, federal watchdogs sayMaria Taylor is leaving ESPN, network announcesHollywood heavyweights line up to mentor LGBTQ screenwritersPolitical furor in Italy after far-right League councilor kills Moroccan immigrantMcCarthy vows to pull Jan. 6 committee choices after Pelosi rejects GOP Reps. Jordan and BanksAlabama lawmaker uses racist slur in recorded council meeting, faces calls to resignFlorida condo collapse victims to get at least $150 million, judge rulesMcConnell threatens to oppose debt ceiling hike, raising Democratic ireWhy Netflix is getting into video gamesU.K. man arrested for July 2020 Twitter hack of Joe Biden, othersSports Illustrated's swimsuit editor calls Megyn Kelly's Naomi Osaka tweet 'unnecessary'Who's outbidding you by tens of thousands of dollars for that home of your dreams? A hedge fund4 drug companies agree to pay $26 billion to resolve opioid lawsuitsGen Z, millennial Olympians take to TikTok to inspire a new generation of athletesHarvey Weinstein pleads not guilty in Los Angeles courtroom to sexual assaultsTexas Senate passes bill that removes requirement to teach Ku Klux Klan as 'morally wrong'Delaware state lawmaker apologizes for using racist slur against Asian womenSenate Republicans rebuff consideration of bipartisan infrastructure billNixon launched the war on drugs 50 years ago. Who won?'It's too late': Alabama doctor shares final moments of Covid patients, urges vaccination13 best back-to-school backpacks for kids in 2021Biden administration to prioritize Puerto Rico's recovery, not political statusPriest resigns from top post amid Catholic newsletter linking his cellphone data to GrindrAs GOP supporters die of Covid, the party remains split in its vaccination messageBest July sales 2021: Best deals of July and what to buy now5-year-old Georgia boy dies of Covid as cases surge nationwideNetflix's 'Sexy Beasts' commits a crime worse than bad taste18-year-old banner plane pilot makes safe emergency landing on New Jersey bridgeIn the frugal last meal of a man 2,400 years ago, scientists see signs of human sacrificeFirst Trump, now Biden: Ukraine feels jilted by its American allyOhio 'incel' charged with hate crime for plotting sorority mass shooting, officials sayIf you got the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, do you need another dose?CIA's Havana Syndrome task force to be led by officer who hunted Bin Laden'She's going to die': Video shows rescue of woman trapped in car that plunged into waterBiden says CDC will 'probably' recommend kids under 12 wear masks in schoolTexas house explosion that injured 6 may have been intentionalVegas workers will put masks back on, but tourists won't have to under new rules10 injured after explosion at Dippin' Dots facility in KentuckyAs extreme heat becomes more common, ERs turn to body bags to save livesNorth Korea warns youth to shun slang from South as Kim Jong Un guards against 'cultural penetration'CDC advisory group meets to review data on extra shots for immune-compromisedTokyo Olympics opening ceremony director fired over 1998 Holocaust jokeWhere do you go after 31 years in prison? He went to Walmart and brought his subscribersChina rejects WHO's plan for further study of Covid-19 originsMichigan prisoners say long wait to see a dentist is inhumaneSubtle Asian Traits members share praise, concern for new showYour shopping mall's latest tenant? A pot dispensaryDoctors recommend the best salicylic acid products for acneHong Kong police arrest union members for 'seditious' children's booksEndurance athlete Fred Zalokar found dead in Yosemite National ParkBobby Bowden, legendary Florida State football coach, has terminal medical conditionThe bottom line on Jan. 6: There's a lot we still don't knowMercedes-Benz to go all-electric by 2030Tucker Carlson attacks Black officer who says he was called the N-word during Capitol riotScramble for back-to-school supplies offers preview of what's to come this holiday seasonWhat crypto slump? Blockchain startups are raising a lot of cashWhite House boosts funding for Covid tests as infections continue to surgeWilliam Shatner on his RT show, the billionaire space race and mortalityChina evacuates tens of thousands as storm spreads north, death toll risesHow to watch the Opening Ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic GamesWhat to watch Thursday night, Friday morning at the Tokyo OlympicsArgentina rolls out nonbinary ID cards in Latin American firstCuba starts handing out sentences following historic protestsA favorite target of Russian hackers, the Olympics are on guardJudge blocks Arkansas' ban on gender-affirming care for transgender minorsEric Clapton won't play venues if they require vaccinationsWhite woman granted probation for spitting on Black womanWhite woman making 'improved' congee apologizes, continues salesCalifornia sues Activision Blizzard over alleged sexual harassment and ‘frat boy’ cultureU.K.'s 'Pingdemic' puts country's food supply under strainThieves are stealing catalytic converters from parked cars, as prices of precious metals spikeViral video shows American Airlines agent refer booted passenger to a different carrierFormer Democratic Rep. 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Experts are split on how they would affect the platform.Michigan county officials used federal coronavirus relief money for bonusesMan rescued after weeklong struggle with bear at Alaska camp, writing 'SOS' on shackThe pandemic sank mass transit use. Data show its slow recovery.Selling Olympics to Japanese public in midst of Covid pandemic has been 'struggle,' Suga saysIn Springfield, Missouri, a Covid surge leads to uptick in vaccinationsTransit money emerges as a last major obstacle to bipartisan Senate infrastructure dealU.S. seizes Jewish funeral scrolls, manuscripts thought 'lost for all time' in HolocaustPelosi calls Republican Party's bluff on Capitol riot committeeNAACP stands by leader slammed over comments at critical race theory rallyDemocrats blast FBI as new details of Kavanaugh inquiry emergeU.S. is still carrying out airstrikes against Taliban in AfghanistanNew York state raises age of legal consent to 18, banning child marriageCDC advisory group urges action on vaccine booster for immune-compromised peopleTeen used ladder to see girl in Louisiana home before fatally shooting her dad, police sayVideo shows seagull flying into teen's face on Jersey Shore amusement park rideMississippi asks Supreme Court to overturn Roe v. WadeJets assistant coach Greg Knapp dies after bicycle crashFire at New Orleans home reportedly owned by Beyoncé, Jay-Z investigated as arsonTwo shot as gunfire erupts in Washington, D.C., sending diners fleeingNew Zealand suspends quarantine-free travel with Australia as Covid bubble burstsAn open letter to Tokyo Olympics' Team USA'13 Reasons Why' star Tommy Dorfman reintroduces herself as transgenderHouston ambulance stolen at gunpoint with a patient insideAbout 100 U.S. athletes in Tokyo unvaccinated as Covid-hit Olympics beginCapitol Police have new chief after Jan. 6 riotGarland vows crackdown on gun trafficking as violence surgesRiots in South Africa have left people hungry — it's the poorest who are worst hitIowa racing announcer goes on racist rant about Black national anthem, kneelingCovid-positive man boards flight disguised as wife in Indonesia amid pandemic surgeAs Biden heads to Virginia, turnout once again will be key in race for governor7 best scalp acne shampoos and other treatments for head acneWhite House makes more homeowners eligible for lower mortgage paymentsGM issues second recall of Chevy Bolt EVs after vehicles catch fireMexico is sending navy ships with food, medicines to CubaMap: Which counties are ready for schools to fully open?The heartbreaking true story of the gay teen and his dad behind ‘Joe Bell’Alabama governor says the unvaccinated are 'choosing a horrible lifestyle of self-inflicted pain'Over 100 dead as monsoon rains trigger floods and landslides in IndiaMorgan Wallen, caught using N-word, says he hasn't 'thought about' racism in country musicTokyo Olympics opening ceremony kicks off Summer Games like no otherDreamers on verge of getting DACA are left hanging after latest court rulingYoung Black athletes are launching a mental health revolutionWhat to watch Friday night, Saturday morning at the Tokyo OlympicsPhotos: Spectacle endures at Tokyo Olympics opening ceremonyMany classrooms won't require masks for children this year. It's a source of tension.California compensates victims of forced sterilizations, many of them LatinasAsian American Olympians share how anti-Asian hate has affected themDignitaries rush to cover as protests erupt at Haiti president's funeralNYPD sergeant accused of assaulting man who allegedly hurled racial slur at himTeam USA flag bearer Eddy Alvarez gets emotional surprise from his family on 'TODAY'$1 million in fines recommended for nitrogen leak that killed 6 at Georgia poultry plantVideo screen collapses ahead of Rolling Loud music festival in FloridaBird brain: Why a cockatoo trick in Australia has scientists enthralledBust of former KKK leader removed from Tennessee Capitol buildingSenate confirms Shawn Skelly and Gina Ortiz Jones in historic LGBTQ firstsThe best portable gas grills of 2021, according to grill expertsLarry Millete, husband of missing mother, Maya Millete, named 'person of interest' nearly six months after wife's disappearance from Chula Vista homeTennessee to resume vaccine outreach efforts after 'pause' prompted by GOP backlashTokyo Olympics opening ceremony features Naomi Osaka, blue humans and Tongan flag-bearerSome Amazon warehouse workers see spike in Covid casesCleveland Guardians: Tom Hanks helps announce MLB team's new nameWho gets to be called an astronaut? It's complicatedCIA reviewing how it handled initial reports of Havana Syndrome symptoms from officers'Ted Lasso' Season 2 on Apple TV+ refines its feel-good formulaWomen became the ultimate multitaskers during Covid (because of course they did)Tom Barrack, former Trump inaugural chair, released on $250 million bondChefs Mario Batali, Joe Bastianich to pay $600K to victims of sexual harassment on jobU.S. ambassador to U.N. hastily leaves Haiti after gunshots heard at president's funeralVaccination rates tick upward in states with surging Covid casesDA won't charge Utah officer who said 'you're about to die' right before shooting manAppeals court blocks CDC Covid restrictions, allowing cruises to resume from FloridaRepublicans newly alarmed by critical race theory see bans as 'more of a preventative'