The U.S. Navy said Monday its sailors and the United Kingdom Royal Navy came to the aid of a ship in the crucial Strait of Hormuz after Iran's Revolutionary Guard “harassed” it. Three fast-attack Guard vessels with armed troops aboard approached the merchant ship at a close distance Sunday afternoon, the U.S. Navy said in a statement. It offered black-and-white images it said came from a U.S. Navy Boeing P-8 Poseidon overhead, which showed three small ships close to the commercial ship.
Ex-wrestler Stan Lane has proven via DNA tests that he isn't Lauren Boebert's father. Lane said his reputation was "tarnished considerably" when Boebert's mother made the claim in the 1980s. A former ex-wrestler thought to be Rep. Lauren Boebert's father said that being linked to her caused his "otherwise good reputation" to be tarnished "considerably."
A Carnival cruise passenger was arrested by the FBI for sexually abusing his daughter. Justin Sigmon was recorded touching his daughter by a passenger and the ship's CCTV. Sigmon denied touching his daughter inappropriately, and that he would "punch" another man for doing so.
Former President Donald Trump's National Security Adviser John Bolton joins CNN's Jim Acosta to discuss whether or not he's decided to run for president, and if he will sign the RNC's pledge to back the party's ultimate nominee.
On Thursday, the Montgomery County Sheriff's Department announced they had found Richards alive in The Woodlands, walking near an intersection surrounded by golf courses, shopping centers and sprawling residential developments. The Sheriff's Office said in a statement they would eventually interview Richards about the circumstances of his disappearance, but not for some time, leaving some details shrouded in mystery. Richard's wife, Callie Richards, reported her husband missing on May 26.
Jill Wine-Banks, who was a prosecutor in the Watergate scandal that took down President Richard M. Nixon, predicted that Donald Trump was about to face the music himself in the classified documents scandal now at the heart of a federal investigation. Wine-Banks spoke amid reports the federal grand jury in the case is expected to meet again this week for the first time in a month, days after reports that federal investigators obtained audio of the former president admitting he had classified documents in his possession. Wine-Banks said she believes the grand jury had already heard this recording ― and predicted that it would be very damaging for Trump.
Influencer Jackie Miller James is in a coma following an aneurysm. The social media personality, who shares lifestyle content on her Instagram, was nine months pregnant when she “suffered an aneurysm rupture, leading to severe brain bleeding and injury," according to a GoFundMe page started by sisters Nathalie and Nicelle to cover James' recovery expenses. James, who was one week shy of her due date and delivered her child, a baby girl, during an emergency C-section while undergoing brain surgery, is now in a medically induced coma and has undergone five separate brain procedures, per the site.
Japan's birth rate declined for a seventh consecutive year, reaching a record low in 2022. The country plans to spend more than $25 billion a year on childcare services in its effort to reverse the trend. Japan is already one of the oldest countries in the world, with an average median age of nearly 49.
NEW YORK — It had been a quiet April afternoon until about a dozen teenagers began running up Pitkin Avenue in Brownsville, yelling and cursing. They were chasing a girl of about 14, and it was clear they wanted a fight. Five plainclothes police officers watched warily. Across Pitkin stood about a half-dozen men, civilians in jeans and purple-and-gray sweatshirts. “They got it,” an officer said. Sign up for The Morning newsletter from the New York Times The teenagers slowed as they spotted the m
MOSCOW (Reuters) -Russia said on Monday its forces had thwarted a major Ukrainian offensive at five points along the front in the Ukrainian region of Donetsk and killed hundreds of troops while Ukraine accused Moscow of spreading lies. It was not immediately clear whether or not the attack represented the start of a Ukrainian counteroffensive which Kyiv has been promising for months to drive out Russian forces after the invasion of February 2022. Russia's defence ministry said Ukraine had attacked on Sunday morning with six mechanised and two tank battalions in southern Donetsk, where Moscow has long suspected Ukraine would seek to drive a wedge through Russian-controlled territory.
The couple behind Crumbs Bake Shop said they don't regret selling it even though it eventually failed. Crumbs got so big, it was acquired by a holdings company for $66 million and went public in June 2011. The couple bought the Crumbs brand back again seven years after it went bankrupt.
Because I did not have a real estate agent representing me during the sales process, I had to handle every aspect of the deal myself. Once I received an offer from the buyers, I knew they would do their due diligence. Like most offers to buy a house, theirs was conditioned on a satisfactory home inspection.
The United States military released video Monday of what it called an “unsafe” Chinese maneuver in the Taiwan Strait on the weekend, in which a Chinese navy ship cut sharply across the path of an American destroyer, forcing the U.S. vessel to slow to avoid a collision. The incident occurred Saturday as the American destroyer USS Chung-Hoon and Canadian frigate HMCS Montreal were conducting a so-called “freedom of navigation” transit of the strait between Taiwan and mainland China. China claims the democratic self-governing island of Taiwan as part of its own territory, and maintains the strait is part of its exclusive economic zone, while the U.S. and its allies regularly sail through and fly over the passage to emphasize their contention that the waters are international.
Welcome to the age of the buff billionaire Is it because they know a lot of people hate them? Are they worried that a revolution is coming? Are they preparing for an apocalyptic future where AI goes rogue and they have to fight robots with their bare hands?
Scientists observed a surge in brain activity in dying patients even after their hearts stopped. The activity consisted of gamma waves, which are associated with lucid dreams and hallucinations. Scientists say their observations may help explain bizarre reports of near-death experiences.
Video of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol, only to be unceremoniously cut off by police, spread across social media on Friday. Capitol Police say singers from Rushingbrook Children's Choir from Greenville, South Carolina, were stopped May 26 because of a miscommunication. Musical performances in the hallowed seat of Congress require permission, and police said officers had been unaware that the choir had approval from the House speaker.
Recent events suggest that Ukraine is fighting a deniable shadow war on Russian territory. It's true: and in fact this war began almost as soon as Russia invaded Ukraine. Reporting in Russia is subject to state control, but it's difficult to keep people from noticing events such as large fires and explosions.
Secret Service agents missed an intruder at a Biden official's home because they were on their phones. In April, an apparently intoxicated man got inside security adviser Jake Sullivan's home. The agents were on their personal cellphones and didn't realize the intruder got in until he had already left, CNN reported.
A federal appeals court has vacated a stay of execution for a Missouri inmate who is scheduled to be executed on Tuesday for his role in the deaths of two jailers. Michael Tisius, 42, was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing Randolph County jailers Jason Acton and Leon Egley during a failed escape attempt. U.S. District Judge Stephen R. Bough issued the stay on Wednesday and ordered an evidentiary hearing after Tisius' attorneys argued that a juror in his 2010 resentencing was illiterate, which is not allowed under state law.
Having experienced a meteoric buzz in almost every form of media (especially TikTok) over the last year, semaglutide injections (better known under brand names like Ozempic and Wegovy) are becoming more common than ever before. The prescription drug — which in part, mimics a hormone in the body that helps suppress appetite and may encourage significant weight loss — has also earned a reputation for a myriad of side effects, everything from gastrointestinal distress to the dramatic impact it may have on your appearance. Part of that phenomenon was examined earlier this year when drug users complained of "Ozempic face," where weight loss had prompted saggy, drawn facial skin due to weight loss just weeks into using semaglutide.
Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes started serving her 11-year sentence on May 30. John Carreyrou's "Bad Blood" said Holmes ordered communal dinners, helping keep staff working late. Being monitored constantly is something Elizabeth Holmes will have to get used to after finally beginning her 11-year sentence on May 30.
That announcement turned out to be a big one: Starting next year, Ford EVs will have access to 12,000 Tesla Superchargers in North America, via a Tesla-supplied adapter. Then starting in 2025, all new Ford EVs will ship with Tesla's NACS (North American Charging Standard) charging connector, as opposed to the CCS standard which most other EV automakers have been using. "Working with Elon and his team, I'm really excited for our industry and for the Ford customers," Ford CEO Jim Farley said during the Twitter Spaces event.
Two Italian professional soccer players may face charges for their roles in allegedly raping an American woman after a night out in Milan. Mattia Lucarelli and Federico Apolloni, both 23, will face a preliminary hearing later this month over their alleged participation in a March 2022 rape of a 22-year-old American woman, according to a report from The Sun, which cited Italian media. The alleged incident took place at an apartment in Milan, where authorities said the American woman, who has not been identified, was deceived into going after being offered a ride from a group that included the soccer players.
A Texas school superintendent sent lewd photos to an undercover officer posing online as a 15-year-old girl he planned to meet with, authorities said. Michael Keith Stevens, 47, superintendent of the Itasca Independent School District, was arrested Thursday and accused of online solicitation of a minor, according to court records. Itasca Independent School District is about 55 miles south of Dallas.
Hundreds of thousands of people marched in an anti-government protest in Poland's capital on Sunday, with citizens traveling from across the country to voice their anger at officials who they say have eroded democratic norms and created fears that the nation is following Hungary and Turkey down the path to autocracy. Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trzaskowski, who belongs to the opposition party that led the march, estimated that 500,000 people took part. Large crowds also gathered in Krakow and other cities across the nation of 38 million people, showing frustration with a government that critics accuse of violating the constitution and eroding fundamental rights in Poland.