FOX 7 Austin's Rebecca Thomas has a look at the top seven stories making headlines on Wednesday, Jan. 25.
- Idaho Statesman
A jury has awarded an Oregon woman $1 million in damages after finding she was discriminated against by a gas station employee who told her, “I don’t serve Black people.”.
The conservative commentator was triggered by the smallest thing.
- National Review
More than 50 migrants camped outside the Watson Hotel in Manhattan in protest on Sunday night as the city sought to move the single male migrants to a new shelter.
- Modesto Bee
Bee readers speak their minds about racism in Modesto housing, floodplains and George Santos | Letters
- Daytona Beach News-Journal
Owner offers update on what will replace the longtime Chick-fil-A restaurant that recently got torn down near Daytona International Speedway.
- USA TODAY Opinion
Too often, viewpoint diversity is overlooked, and elements of our society have deemed politically correct ideology as the only acceptable worldview.
- CBS News
Shot at least nine times, texts found on a University of Mississippi student's Apple Watch proved invaluable to investigators searching for her killer and provided insight about what may have led to her murder.
- NBC News
An infant who was recently returned to his mother from an alleged kidnapping died Saturday after he was rushed to the hospital.
- The Telegraph
The first victim of Isla Bryson, and the mother of one of his children, say it is "impossible" not to say the transgender rapist is a man and should not have been allowed in a women's prison.
It is the question on the lips of every Jamaican -- and none more so than the country's most famous athlete, eight-time Olympic gold medal sprinter Usain Bolt.So much so that one of the country's top dance hall artists, Gage, quickly released a song "SSL," whose chorus repeatedly asks the above question in Jamaican patois.
- Los Angeles Times Opinion
In our past, Americans have readily given up certain freedoms for the sake of a safer society. It's time to do that on guns.
- Patriot Ledger
The 8-month-old boy who was seriously injured inside his Duxbury home Tuesday night has died of his injuries at a Boston hospital.
- Tampa Bay Times, St. Petersburg, Fla.
ST. PETERSBURG — Mayor Ken Welch made the biggest decision of his political career on Monday, selecting the team led by the Tampa Bay Rays to redevelop Tropicana Field. With the selection, Welch sought to remake history, both trying to keep the Rays in St. Petersburg after their threats to leave and to repay the mostly Black community that was plowed over to build a stadium and court baseball ...
- ABC News
Three women, all out-of-state tourists, were killed and four people were injured in the second mass shooting to erupt in Los Angeles County in eight days -- the sixth in California this month, according to police. The latest shooting occurred Saturday in the upscale Beverly Crest neighborhood of Los Angeles, bordering Beverly Hills. The mass-casualty shooting unfolded around 2:30 a.m. when police received multiple 911 calls of a shooting in progress at a short-term luxury rental home, according to the Los Angeles Police Department.
- The Holland Sentinel
An Ionia County couple just wanted their granite countertops. In the end, they got them — and the contractor was arrested.
- Fox News
For nearly 18 years, Jinger Duggar Vuolo appeared on TLC’s hit reality shows "19 Kids and Counting" and "Counting On." She wrote a new book titled "Becoming Free Indeed."
- CBS News
On Sept. 29, 1982, and over the next week, seven people were murdered in the Chicago area after unknowingly taking Tylenol pills that were spiked by a killer.
- USA TODAY
The five police officers charged with killing Tyre Nichols are Black. Does it matter? Experts say the race of the victim is far more important.
A 91-year-old woman has reportedly fallen victim to a seemingly random attack in San Francisco’s Richmond District. The incident occurred at around 11 a.m. on Thursday, according to ABC7 News reporter Dion Lim, who spoke to the victim’s daughter. Just two minutes after the victim left her 47th Ave. home, a man allegedly came “out of nowhere,” punched her and knocked her into a concrete planter bed.
Married father of 7 claims he was fired from Google after rejecting advances of high-ranking female colleague
Ryan Olohan was told there were "obviously too many white guys" on his management team.