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- The Daily Beast
Screenshot/YouTubeA massive country music festival in Kentucky this past weekend started off on rocky footing: Police found meth, marijuana, and an open bottle of alcohol in the first vehicle they stopped at a traffic checkpoint. One of the people in the car had two active warrants out for their arrest.“We were like, ‘Well, this doesn’t bode well for the weekend,’” Edmonson County Sheriff Shane Doyle told the Lexington Herald-Leader.Police said that by the end of the five-day bash, dubbed the “R
- The Guardian
Last week, a stranger threatened to beat up me and my husband at a store. Apparently, this happens all the time. Why? ‘No matter what the charts show, people are still unemployed or fending off the creditors unleashed by the wreckage of their businesses.’ Photograph: LM Otero/AP Last week, a stranger threatened to beat up me and my husband in the checkout area of a grocery store. What set him off was that my husband, en route to return an unwanted item, had brushed past him. The man announced th
- The Daily Beast
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast/Photo by Chesnot/GettyOn Friday, a showdown between two of the largest agricultural landowners in the United States—the Church of Latter-Day Saints and Bill Gates’ wealth management firm—came to a head when the Mormons beat out the mogul on a bid for 12,000 acres of Eastern Washington farmland that was once at the center of a $244 million “ghost cattle” fraud locals have dubbed “Cattlegate.”The land in question lies on the mighty Columbia River, the fourth-l
“How Do We Not Know This Story?”: Brutal Incident From Civil Rights History Uncovered In ‘The Blinding Of Isaac Woodard’
In 1946, it took the blinding of an African-American Army veteran to get some white Americans to see — from a federal judge to the president of the United States. It was February of that year when 27-year-old Isaac Woodard stepped aboard a Greyhound bus in Augusta, GA, for a trip home to South Carolina, […]
- Yahoo Sports
Ex-Cubs star Ben Zobrist alleges former pastor had affair with his wife, defrauded charity in lawsuit
Ben Zobrist is seeking $6 million in damages amid claims that his former pastor was sleeping with his wife and defrauding his charity.
- KFSN – Fresno
Regulations have also been implemented - including no watering lawns and no washing down concrete or vehicles within the city of Lemoore.
- NBC News
More Black people died in traffic deaths in 2020 than any other racial group even though Americans drove less in the pandemic. Experts say this is not new.
- Good Morning America
A backpacker who was hiking through the Grand Canyon over the weekend has died from what park rangers believe to be heat-related causes as the high temperature where she was walking hit 115°F. The incident occurred at approximately 1:15 p.m. on Sunday, June 20, when backpacker, 53-year-old Michelle Meder of Hudson, Ohio, was on a multi-day backpacking trip from Hermit to Bright Angel Trail and the Grand Canyon Regional Communications Center received a report of a backpacker experiencing heat illness on the Tonto Trail near Monument Creek, according to a statement from the National Park Service (NPS).
- Miami Herald
Two of Miami’s top-ranked police officers — a couple with almost a half-century of combined law enforcement experience and personnel jackets brimming with commendations and promotions — were fired Tuesday for not being truthful about an accident involving a city-issued SUV, said Miami Police Chief Art Acevedo.
Drake Bell, who played Drake in the Nickelodeon series Drake & Josh, pleaded guilty via Zoom on Wednesday to a felony charge of attempting to endanger children and a misdemeanor charge of disseminating material harmful to juveniles stemming from a 2017 incident in Ohio involving a teenage girl. Sentencing was set for July 12. Bell, who […]
- BuzzFeed News
"Critical Race Theory is not being taught in our schools, period," the chair of Loudoun County Public Schools in Virginia said in her closing remarks.View Entire Post ›
- CBS MoneyWatch
It included items generally considered racially insensitive, such as fried chicken and watermelon. Management is apologizing.
America is nothing if not diverse. There are plenty of cities where you can afford to live comfortably, or even be "rich," for less than $100,000. Which location draws your interest could depend on...
A 600-foot 'garbage belt' has taken over a Chinese UNESCO world heritage site and is overwhelming local herders tasked with cleaning it up
Years of trash building up in the tourist-filled region has littered the region with swathes of plastic bags, paint buckets, cans, and even dead sheep and yaks.
- In The Know
A father and son in Oklahoma caught attention on TikTok for their touching video showing them hanging up a Pride flag.
The man accused of stealing the lemur could spend up to a year in jail, federal prosecutors said Monday.
- Fort Worth Star-Telegram
The alleged assault occurred at the man’s apartment, according to police.
An intense and expansive heat wave has gripped parts of Siberia, northwestern Russia and Scandinavia, inducing a record plunge in sea ice cover in the Laptev Sea, which is part of the Arctic Ocean.Why it matters: Due largely to human activities such as fossil fuel burning and deforestation, the Arctic is warming at a rate more than twice as fast as the rest of the globe.Get market news worthy of your time with Axios Markets. Subscribe for free.Sweeping changes there are reverberating beyond in t
- USA TODAY Opinion
What the Catholic Church believes might sound bizarre. But once you accept the teaching, then the debate over receiving Communion makes more sense.
- KGO – San Francisco
Police say the mother woke up to find the suspect straddling her with a knife to her throat early Saturday morning.