Jamal Khashoggi's role in helping democracy advocate Ayman Nour escape from Tora Prison is told for the first time in the latest episode of Yahoo News' "Conspiracyland" podcast.Khashoggi's political transformation »
Workers at some 7-Eleven stores, Shell gas stations, Dairy Queen restaurants, Holiday Inn hotels and other service businesses are being monitored 24/7 via security cameras by a "virtual supervisor," Vice News reported Monday. The Washington-based company Live Eye offers the surveillance technology for $399 per month. It is ostensibly meant to help business owners deter shoplifting, robberies, and employee theft.
Biden joked about people who say they need to own weapons to "take on the government." In the speech, Biden outlined his administration's plan to tackle gun violence in the US. President Joe Biden joked that people who think they needed guns to take on the US government would actually need nuclear weapons.
Britney Spears made groundbreaking testimony in her conservatorship case on Wednesday. Britney Spears told a court in Los Angeles Wednesday she would love to have more children but her conservatorship won't let her get off her birth control. "I would like to get married and have a baby," Spears said, explaining that she wanted to have her IUD removed so she could start trying to get pregnant.
Courteney Cox was the only one of the six "Friends" actors not to earn an Emmy nod for the show. Cox said that it hurt to be the only one left out, but that she still rooted for her friends. Cox said her Golden Globe nomination for "Cougar Town" was the only thing that made her feel better.
The agency has made three attempts to get Hubble's computer working again - in vain. If NASA can't fix the issue, the telescope should be able to switch to hardware on its backup payload computer, but that hasn't powered up since astronauts installed it in 2009. It would take NASA several days to bring the telescope back to its full science operations following such a switch.
From California to New York, these stately homes combine the best elements of beloved and timeless styles Originally Appeared on Architectural Digest
Trump is jealous of son-in-law Jared Kushner's 7-figure book advance, per a CNN report. The former president is also worried that Kushner will take credit for his administration's accomplishments. Trump has been interviewed for 17 forthcoming books but still doesn't have a book deal of his own.
When Wency Suo heard Idaho's lieutenant governor was creating a task force to look into “indoctrination” in schools, she had a mix of emotions: surprise, disappointment and anger. At the task force's first meeting, Suo, a rising high school junior in Boise, noticed something right away — the absence of people of color on the task force. Caitlin Yang, a rising junior in Boise, said she was skeptical at first when she heard of the task force.
Florida congressman Matt Gaetz tweeted that the FBI should be defunded, then deleted it after one minute. A Gaetz spokesperson told Vice that the congressman had made and deleted a "jocular tweet." The FBI is currently investigating Gaetz to find out if he participated in sex trafficking.
A CDC advisory panel says there is a "likely" connection between mRNA coronavirus vaccines and rare cases of heart inflammation. But as Omar Villafranca reports, health officials say the benefits still outweigh the risks and are urging young people to roll up their sleeves. Dr. Mati Hlatshwayo Davis, an infectious disease physician at John Cochran VA Medical Center, joins CBSN's Lana Zak to discuss vaccination efforts in the U.S. and abroad.
Trump, for example, asked if Kushner accomplished "peace in the Middle East after all" when violence broke out between Israel and Hamas. See more stories on Insider's business page. Donald Trump and Jared Kushner are growing apart over the former president's obsession with the 2020 election, according to a new CNN report, and it's leading Trump to question his son-in-law's accomplishments.
The music video for "Everytime" premiered in 2004, just as Spears' public image began crumbling. The video showed the damaging effects of the paparazzi's abuse, but many ignored the message. For me, "Everytime" was the first chilling sign of her public struggles to come.
Yang's cannonball run for New York City mayor flew fast and high, before plummeting to an earthly fourth place on Tuesday. As Yang rides off toward his next shiny object, it shouldn't be lost on us how his trajectory was even possible. The justification for Yang's candidacy was celebrity, built on a charming presidential run and a boatload of charisma.
When it was reported on Wednesday afternoon that John McAfee, the antivirus software engineer, had died at the age of 75, apparently having taken his own life, many no doubt responded with indifference to this unedifying end to an equally wide-wasting existence. While the manner in which he lived was mostly regrettable, I cannot help admitting that a part of me always admired McAfee. Not because I agreed with him about anything, least of all his ludicrous political views, but because he was so refreshingly old-fashioned in his wickedness: an anti-exemplar not of the banal evil of his fellow tech millionaires, but a grandiose excess for which our own exhausted age lacks the vitality and the imagination.
A bipartisan group of senators said they have reached an agreement in principle with the White House on a roughly $1.2 trillion infrastructure plan, breaking a weeks-long logjam on a sweeping deal to modernize America's deteriorating transportation systems such as rail, bridges and waterways. The agreement was hammered out behind closed doors in the U.S. Capitol with top White House aides in negotiations that lasted into Wednesday evening. "We've agreed on a framework and we're headed to the White House tomorrow," Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, told reporters while departing the Capitol after two meetings that lasted several hours.
Trump and disgraced ex-Fox News host Bill O'Reilly are charging more than $7,500 for VIP tickets. The VIP package includes floor seats, a pre-show reception, and photos with Trump and O'Reilly. Former President Donald Trump and disgraced former Fox News host Bill O'Reilly are charging more than $7,500 for VIP tickets to their December speaking tour in Florida and Texas.
“I thought [it] was extra as hell because we live in a gated community in a very safe city,” Janušauskaitė, a recent FSU graduate, said in a TikTok. Officers told Janušauskaitė to keep her blinds, windows, and curtains closed at all times, or in her words: to live like a “vampire in order to feel somewhat safe in my own house,” Janušauskaitė, noted in a TikTok. “He knew my schedule,” she said in a TikTok.
“Social media does not pick a candidate,” NYC mayoral frontrunner Eric Adams said Tuesday night during what sounded like a victory speech in all but name. The poorest Black and brown boroughs of New York came out and voted for the ex-cop, former Republican and multiple property owner who once said, “I am real estate” and who'd been slammed by diverse progressives warning that his calls for an increased police presence would be harmful to Black communities.
A former NRA president was invited to speak at a fake high school graduation in Las Vegas. The 3,044 empty chairs in the stadium symbolized high school seniors who were killed by gun violence. The stunt was orchestrated by Manuel and Patricia Oliver, whose son died in the 2018 Parkland shooting.
The White House said Wednesday that Harris would visit the US-Mexico border on June 25. Trump announced last week that he would visit the border on June 30 with Texas Gov. Greg Abbott. Hours after the White House announcement, Trump said Harris was only making the trip because he is.
John McAfee's Instagram account posted a picture of the letter "Q" following his suicide Wednesday. It appeared to be a reference to the QAnon conspiracy theory. McAfee's account is no longer available.
In a fit of romantic rage, a 20-year-old woman in Louisiana allegedly recruited a squad of teenage boys to murder her ex-girlfriend's new boyfriend. Mykia Tyson is said to have driven the four boys she enlisted to the new boyfriend's house in Lacombe, Louisiana, in early June, but when the proposed hitmen arrived, the teenager meant to shoot the boyfriend bailed on the murder plot. At the last second, 19-year-old Delester Magee intentionally missed the target, firing shots into the side of the home instead, authorities said.
While promoting his partnership with King's Hawaiian, Fieri told Insider his top tips for home cooks who want to make restaurant-quality sandwiches in their own kitchens. The celebrity chef said a good sandwich starts with a solid foundation of sturdy, flavorful bread and combines a wide array of textures and flavors to keep the taste buds hungry for more. Inspired to upgrade my own lunches, I decided to put his sandwich tips to the test to see if I had what it takes to get a ticket to Flavortown.
Rush hour drivers who usually take Collins Avenue and Harding Avenue in Miami Beach near the 79th Street Causeway or the Broad Causeway should use alternate routes after Thursday morning's building collapse in Surfside. A section of A1A that connects Miami Beach to Haulover and Sunny Isles Beach has been shut down. There is no information yet on when it will reopen.
Former President Donald Trump's one-time chief strategist Stephen Bannon believes the GOP has a chance to pick up 50 House seats in the 2022 mid-terms if they focus heavily on bashing critical race theory during campaigns, he told Politico. Bannon's confidence seems to stem in part from his belief that the backlash against the academic theory, which Politico notes "examines how race and racism permeates society," being taught in schools isn't growing only among, say, QAnon conspiracy theorists.
“The pandemic has unequivocally proven the public health value of masks. And they should stick around in certain situations.”
“With the steady thrum of anti-mask sentiment in the U.S., it’s highly unlikely that they will continue to be a ubiquitous sight.”
“Wearing masks on airplanes or other modes of transit ... can help keep everyone safe.”
“Just because masks are common in many other nations ... is hardly a reason to emulate the practice.”
“The fact that the flu all but vanished ... is not evidence alone that masks were responsible.”