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12h ago

Johnny Depp expected to return to witness stand in suit against Amber Heard

Representatives for Heard said her legal team intend to call Depp as the third witness Monday.
Johnny Depp, Amber Heard.
Johnny Depp, Amber Heard.
12h ago

Early Voting wins Preakness Stakes; Epicenter places second again

Creative Minister finished third. Kentucky Derby winner Rich Strike did not run Saturday.
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15h ago

Two dead, 44 injured in Michigan tornado that tore through homes and businesses

The small city of Gaylord in Northern Michigan was struck by an EF3 tornado Friday afternoon.
Possible tornado damage in Gaylord, Mich. on May 20, 2022.
Possible tornado damage in Gaylord, Mich. on May 20, 2022.

U.S. Forest Service pauses prescribed burns, announces review after New Mexico wildfire

The Forest Service cited extreme wildfire risk conditions. A prescribed burn in April sparked the Hermits Peak Fire.
New Mexico Wildfires - Mora, NM
New Mexico Wildfires - Mora, NM
15h ago

Some Jif peanut butter products are being recalled for possible salmonella contamination

A salmonella outbreak linked to Jif’s creamy, crunchy, natural and reduced fat peanut butters has left 14 ill across 12 states.
Jif’s creamy, crunchy, natural and reduced fat peanut butters have been linked to a salmonella outbreak.
Jif’s creamy, crunchy, natural and reduced fat peanut butters have been linked to a salmonella outbreak.
17h ago

Offensive prom invite involving George Floyd photo sparks outrage at California high school

The Capistrano Unified School District said that the sign is “disgusting, lacks cultural sensitivity, is deeply offensive."
Aliso Niguel High School
Aliso Niguel High School

Sharon Osbourne says daughter Aimée was 'lucky' to escape deadly fire at Hollywood recording studio

Aimée, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne's eldest daughter, survived a blaze that killed a 26-year-old music producer and injured two others.
Aimee Osbourne
Aimee Osbourne
18h ago

Skeet Jones is a powerful judge in Texas' smallest county. He is being charged with cattle theft.

Loving County Judge Skeet Jones, the scion of a powerful ranching family, was arrested after a yearlong investigation that is ongoing, authorities said.
Image: County Judge Skeet Jones at a commissioners' court meeting in Mentone, Texas, on May 9, 2022.
Image: County Judge Skeet Jones at a commissioners' court meeting in Mentone, Texas, on May 9, 2022.
22h ago

Indiana firefighter killed when stranded motorist he stopped to help opened fire, police say

Reserve officer Zachary Holly, with the Palmyra Police Department, was also injured when motorist Justin Moore allegedly fired.
The scene of a shooting on SR 135 outside of Palmyra, Ind
The scene of a shooting on SR 135 outside of Palmyra, Ind
22h ago

Authorities investigate death of infant left in car for several hours, police say 

A mother left her 10-month-old in a car seat inside a vehicle that was not running for hours Friday, Houston police said. Temperatures reached 91 degrees that afternoon.
The 5100 block of Ingomar Way in Houston
The 5100 block of Ingomar Way in Houston

Americans hosting Ukrainian refugees encounter ‘unbelievably difficult’ process

“Welcoming and resettling refugees or humanitarian parolees is not easy. I can’t imagine an individual or couple doing this without help,” the head of an aid agency said.
John and Lisa Monaco, self-described "empty nesters," opened their Tampa home in April to Masha and Vladimir Halytska and the couple's three children. "Now we have toys and strollers and shoes all over the place," John said. "I love it!"
John and Lisa Monaco, self-described "empty nesters," opened their Tampa home in April to Masha and Vladimir Halytska and the couple's three children. "Now we have toys and strollers and shoes all over the place," John said. "I love it!"