New York City schools have been temporarily blocked from enforcing a vaccine mandate for its teachers and other workers by a federal appeals judge just as it was to take effect.Case referred to a 3-judge panel »
A model is sharing her account of the leopard attack that left her with facial injuries. The incident occurred in August, when Jessica Leidolph was modeling for a photoshoot at a rescue for former entertainment animals in the Wangen area of Germany. According to Leidolph's interview with Bild, which has been translated from German to English by The Sun, the leopard, a 16-year-old female named Truja, attacked her without much warning.
While much has been written about Jan. 6 and Donald Trump's reaction while it was going down, Bob Woodward's new book, Peril, is giving readers more insight into what happened behind closed doors. The day was fraught with a lot of drama, and as we know, much of the burden of getting through to the president rested on Ivanka Trump's shoulders. When the insurrection took a dangerous turn on Capitol Hill, Executive Secretary and Chief of Staff of the United States National Security Council Keith Kellogg reached out to Ivanka to speak to her father to get the rioters to calm down.
An Asian woman who suffered a bloodied mouth after an unprovoked attack in Los Angeles is seeking justice as her alleged assailant continues to walk free. What happened: Jennifer Chen, a Canadian national visiting the city, was alone in her car when a man allegedly approached her, uttered a racial slur and punched her in the mouth. Chen, 30, was sitting on the driver's side when the alleged attack occurred.
A 17-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of rape after a girl, 15, reported being pulled into the sea and attacked. The boy, from Warwickshire, was arrested following a public appeal and the release of an e-fit on BBC One's Crimewatch Live. The incident took place near Bournemouth pier on 18 July while the beach was packed with holidaymakers.
A Colorado contractor used a sledgehammer to smash the walls of a bathroom he had just finished renovating. The rampage was in response to his customer, Amber Trucke, owing him a final payment of $4,225. Trucke told Insider that she withheld the payment because she wasn't satisfied with the "horrible" renovation.
A passenger on a JetBlue flight from Boston to Puerto Rico allegedly choked a flight attendant with a necktie. The passenger was arrested and faced one federal charge, according to the FBI. An unruly passenger on a JetBlue flight from Boston to San Juan, Puerto Rico, was arrested after he allegedly choked a flight attendant with his necktie while trying to force his way into the plane's cockpit on Wednesday evening, according to CBSN Boston.
The boyfriend of Gabby Petito, whose body was found at a national park in Wyoming after a cross-country trip with him, was charged with unauthorized use of a debit card as searchers continued looking for him Thursday in Florida swampland. A federal grand jury indictment filed in U.S. District Court in Wyoming alleges Brian Laundrie used a Capital One Bank card and someone's personal identification number to make unauthorized withdrawals or charges worth more than $1,000 during the period in which Petito went missing. FBI spokeswoman Courtney Bernal declined to reveal the nature of the charges made to the debit card.
There are over 60 container ships full of import cargo stuck offshore of Los Angeles and Long Beach, but there are more than double that — 154 as of Friday — waiting to load export cargo off Shanghai and Ningbo in China, according to eeSea, a company that analyzes carrier schedules. The number of container ships anchored off Shanghai and Ningbo has surged over recent weeks. There are now 242 container ships waiting for berths at countrywide.
Just last week, a nearly-30-year veteran of the San Jose Police Department surrendered his badge rather than comply with the city's requirement that all employees be inoculated against COVID-19. A few weeks ago, a hospital in upstate New York announced it would have to “pause” delivering babies because of resignations among its maternity staff.
The Taliban hanged a dead body from a crane parked in a city square in Afghanistan on Saturday in a gruesome display that signaled the hard-line movement's return to some of its brutal tactics of the past. Taliban officials initially brought four bodies to the central square in the western city of Herat, then moved three of them to other parts of the city for public display, said Wazir Ahmad Seddiqi, who runs a pharmacy on the edge of the square. Taliban officials announced that the four were caught taking part in a kidnapping earlier Saturday and were killed by police, Seddiqi said.
A mountain goat impaled a 154-pound grizzly bear in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, researchers said. A mountain goat achieved a remarkable feat after it impaled a 154-pound grizzly bear that presumably tried to attack it in the Canadian Rocky Mountains, researchers said. The carcass of a female grizzly bear was found by hikers earlier this month on a popular trail in eastern British Columbia's Yoho National Park.
A prominent anti-vax doctor had her medical license renewed this month, the Ohio Capital reported. Dr. Sherri Tenpenny told Ohio lawmakers in June that COVID-19 vaccines could make people magnetic. A prominent anti-vax doctor from Ohio, who pushed the false claim that COVID-19 vaccines could make people magnetic, has had her medical license renewed, according to the Ohio Capital Journal.
The town of Greenville, California was completely burned to the ground almost two months ago when the Dixie Fire tore through the area. Buildings lay in ruins, cars sit scorched and trees stand charred after what the governer called a "climate-induced" wildfire. Climate change amplifies droughts, creating ideal conditions for wildfires to spread out of control and inflict unprecedented material and environmental damage.
The hyperactive hurricane season of 2021 continues with Hurricane Sam, which is expected to rapidly intensify into a Category 4 hurricane in just two days. Sam — which strengthened into a Category 2 storm late Friday, the National Hurricane Center tweeted — is the 18th named system of the 2021 Atlantic hurricane season. It is one of the earliest 18th named storms to form, beaten only by last season, which was the most active hurricane season on record.
Simone Biles has been busy on her Gold Over America tour, but the gymnastics GOAT just got a much-deserved day off. Simone shared some pics on Instagram of herself enjoying a little QT. Simone looks amazing in the pics, naturally, and it's kinda hard to miss the fact that her legs look super toned.
A school bus driver was stabbed after he had picked up students from a Washington state elementary school and died of his injuries at a hospital, police said. Students from Longfellow Elementary in the city of Pasco were already on the bus Friday when a man got on and attacked the driver, police Capt. Bill Parramore said. The children on the bus and at the school grounds were taken into the school building, Parramore said, and the suspect was still at the scene when officers arrived.
A Wisconsin deputy threatened to arrest a teenager over COVID-19 social media posts in March 2020. Amyiah Cohoon had posted about her experience with what she and her doctors believed was COVID-19. On Friday, a judge ruled that the threat violated Cohoon's first amendment right.
In a statement, Trump said Cyber Ninjas' audit found "significant and undeniable evidence of FRAUD!" A spokesperson for the auditor contradicted Trump's claims: "It doesn't look like" there was fraud. See more stories on Insider's business page.
The grandpa rewarded her by giving her $60,000. Now the girl's mother is forcing her to split it with her sibling who hasn't helped at all. Decode and demystify Gen Z's latest online slang terms with In The Know's new glossary.
Brian Laundrie, the boyfriend of murdered traveler Gabby Petito, may have been spotted at a hotel in Toronto according to a woman who snapped a photo of either the 23-year-old “person of interest” or someone who bears a resemblance to the Florida man being sought by U.S. law enforcement. The sighting occurred Monday, nearly a week after Laundrie went missing from his parents' North Port, Fla., home. Laundrie was last seen by his family on Sept. 14, before he disappeared into a nearby sprawling Sarasota, Fla., nature preserve.
A 14-year-old girl walking her dog recently on a Charlotte street was abducted and raped, police said. On Friday, police said they arrested a 22-year-old felon in the case. Tyquan Osborne of Charlotte was jailed Thursday on three counts each of statutory rape and indecent liberties with a child, and one count each of first-degree kidnapping, possession of a firearm by a felon, possession of a stolen firearm and carrying a concealed weapon.
Firefighters take a lot of pride in washing and polishing their vehicles, not wrecking them. This is the kind of thing usually attributed to Florida man — but South Carolina is only a state away. According to Fox Carolina, the firefighter was responding to a call — although the Associated Press and other South Carolina outlets say that's unclear.
Gabby Petito's best friend Rose Davis said Brian Laundrie can survive in the wilderness. Davis told People that Laundrie once stayed in the Appalachian mountains by himself "for months." Gabby Petito's best friend Rose Davis says Brian Laundrie can survive out in the wilderness because he has done it before.
Amateur freedivers in Spain have discovered one of the largest collections of gold Roman coins found in Europe. Freedivers off the coast of Spain have uncovered a treasure trove of 53 perfectly preserved gold coins from the Roman Empire, one of the largest collections ever found in Europe. Brothers-in-law Luis Lens and César Gimeno were freediving in the Mediterranean Sea while on vacation in Xàbia, Spain.
President Joe Biden sat down with Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday for important talks about the Indo-Pacific region. Biden recalled that soon after he was first elected to the U.S. Senate, he got a letter from a man in Mumbai who said his last name was also Biden. Later, as vice president, Biden was in India and recalled being asked by local press if he had any Indian relatives.
“It wouldn’t take much of an annual wealth tax to rescue the retirement system.”
“Privatizing Social Security — or at least letting individuals opt-out so they can escape the sinking ship — would be a huge win.”
“Congress could save hundreds of billions of dollars by modestly paring back the benefit formula for future wealthy retirees.”
“Raising the retirement age reduces the number of beneficiaries, thereby reducing the costs of the program.”
“Social Security as we know it needs to be abolished and replaced with a better system.”