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2h ago

Family of Gabby Petito's fiancé, a person of interest in her disappearance, say he's missing

Laundrie's relatives says they have not seen him in days and requested to speak to police at the Florida home they share with their son.
Image: Gabrielle Petito and Brian Laundrie.
Image: Gabrielle Petito and Brian Laundrie.
2h ago

Pfizer recalls all lots of anti-smoking drug Chantix over carcinogen presence

Long-term ingestion of the drug can lead to a "potential increased cancer risk in humans, but there is no immediate risk to patients taking this medication."
Image: Chantix
Image: Chantix
6h ago

Australia made 'huge mistake' with U.S. submarine deal, says recalled French ambassador

State Department spokesperson Ned Price said that France was a 'vital ally' and that the United States would be engaged in coming days to resolve the differences.
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7h ago

He doesn't mind if terror suspects at Guantanamo are executed. So why does he buy them paintbrushes?

Glenn Morgan, whose dad died on 9/11, says he won't be sad if suspects at Guantanamo are executed. But he wants to rise above a desire for retribution.
Image: Glenn Morgan with his sisters Colleen Golden, left, and Cathy Morgan at the 9/11 memorial in New York City.
Image: Glenn Morgan with his sisters Colleen Golden, left, and Cathy Morgan at the 9/11 memorial in New York City.
9h ago

A lawyer was addicted to opioids. His family drama and charges underscore a larger crisis.

Attorneys for Murdaugh have said the "vast majority" of misappropriated funds were used to buy opioids, part of a multipronged case that has spawned more criminal investigations.
Image: Illustration of Alex Murdaugh with his son, Paul, and wife, Margaret, and opioid pills behind bars.
Image: Illustration of Alex Murdaugh with his son, Paul, and wife, Margaret, and opioid pills behind bars.

Camp helps children cope with trauma, one natural disaster at a time

"They show up at the beginning of the day quiet and reserved, and at the end of the day it’s actually hard to peel them away," the executive director said.
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Two of California Gov. Newsom's children test positive for Covid

He and his wife have tested negative, as have other two children, the governor's office said.
Image: Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom
Image: Gavin Newsom, Jennifer Siebel Newsom
15h ago

California synagogue shooter pleads guilty to more than 100 federal hate crimes

Prosecutors to recommend a life sentence plus 30 years for John T. Earnest, who had already pleaded guilty in state court to the 2019 attack.
Image: John T. Earnest, Accused Synagogue Shooter John Earnest Arraigned In San Diego County Court
Image: John T. Earnest, Accused Synagogue Shooter John Earnest Arraigned In San Diego County Court

Los Angeles jurors convict Robert Durst of killing friend in 2000

His friend and confidant Susan Berman was fatally shot in her home shortly before she was going to be interviewed by police.
Robert Durst looks at jurors during the closing arguments in his murder trial at the Inglewood Courthouse in California on Sept. 8, 2021.
Robert Durst looks at jurors during the closing arguments in his murder trial at the Inglewood Courthouse in California on Sept. 8, 2021.
17h ago

Teen city councilman in Alabama who voted against masks has Covid-19

Hunter Pepper, 19, who is unvaccinated, said he's encouraging vaccinations. "This is a virus that is tearing down everybody," he said.
Councilman Hunter Pepper, in Decatur, Al, on Jan. 17, 2021.
Councilman Hunter Pepper, in Decatur, Al, on Jan. 17, 2021.

D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters

Capitol Hill is on high alert ahead of a Saturday rally where roughly 700 people plan to demonstrate on behalf of rioters arrested in the aftermath of January 6.
D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters
D.C. braces for rally in support of Capitol rioters