Jamal Khashoggi's long and complicated relationship with Osama bin Laden is the subject of Episode 3 of the new season of the Yahoo News podcast "Conspiracyland."Open to multiple interpretations »
An Asian American college student in San Diego ended up at the hospital after being attacked by “older and larger” individuals over beach space last week. What happened: Kobe La, who suffered serious injuries, was out with his friends at Ocean Beach on June 15 when the attack happened just after 9 p.m. In an Instagram post, his aunt, Jovian, recalled the incident as a fight over beach space.
New drone video footage from the Chicago suburbs shows the aftermath of a tornado that tore through the towns of Naperville, Darien and Woodridge on Sunday night and into Monday morning. The video shows a line of destruction through several homes, with a half dozen showing signs of extreme damage. Pink and yellow fiberglass insulation pokes out from roofs and rooms torn asunder; other homes appear to be totally destroyed and have been reduced to piles of debris.
California will pay off the accumulated unpaid rent that has piled up during the COVID-19 pandemic, the AP reports. The big picture: A little over 2% of people in California who have applied for rent relief during the pandemic have received it, KQED reports. The state has accrued $5.2 billion from various federal aid packages to pay off people's rent, which should be enough to get the job done, Jason Elliott, senior counselor to Gov. Gavin Newsom (D) on housing and homelessness, told AP.
When researchers looked at the marijuana habits of a group of people ages 18 to 30, and then again 25 years later, one finding rose above the fog: For every five years of lighting up, your ability to recall common words slides. At the beginning of the study, which was published in JAMA Internal Medicine, 84 percent of the group reported using marijuana, while less than 12 percent reported still smoking it 25 years later. During the follow-up, participants were given standard cognitive tests that measured three things: processing speed (for example, solving simple math problems), verbal memory (word recall), and higher-level skills that show how well different parts of the brain are working together.
Despite going after journalists as "animals," Fox News host Tucker Carlson is reportedly known to be a "great" anonymous source for reporters, including in "unflattering" stories about former President Donald Trump. The New York Times' Ben Smith reported Sunday on Carlson's "reputation as a source of gossip and insight into the Trump administration," and 16 journalists confirmed that the Fox host has been a "great source," even though he publicly attacks the news media and accuses reporters of lying on his show.
An angler in West Virginia was hoping to catch some catfish, but he needed some bait first. Ethan Moss, from Ohio, went fishing with a friend on the Ohio River in April, West Virginia Metro News reports. Before going after any catfish, Moss decided to catch some bait.
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Three California kids vacationing in Florida tied a rope around an alligator and dragged it to shore from the water at Fay Lake Wilderness Park in Brevard County, FOX 11 Los Angeles and Florida Today reported. The Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission and the Brevard County Sheriff's Office responded Thursday evening, according to Florida Today. The incident involved California youths who are 16, 8 and 6.
A routine audit by a Central California pistachio producer earlier this month revealed that a whopping 21 tons – 42,00 pounds of the nuts were missing. So the Touchstone Pistachio Company, of Fresno, contacted authorities. It led to the arrest Friday of Alberto Montemayor, 34, of Montemayor Trucking in Delano, reports CBS Fresno affiliate KGPE-TV.
A massive explosion on Friday off Florida's east coast was so intense that it registered a 3.9 in earthquake terms. All the commotion was for our national security, the U.S. Navy said in a statement. Apparently, America is getting a new aircraft carrier, and before it heads to battle it needs to get the kinks, if any, worked out.
American Airlines has canceled hundreds of flights throughout the U.S. this month — including at least 11 flights leaving the Charlotte Douglas International this week. American has canceled flights due to a spike in customer demand and labor shortages, along with “unprecedented weather” at major hubs like Dallas-Fort Worth and CLT, the airline told the Observer in a statement. The first few weeks of June have brought unprecedented weather to our largest hubs, heavily impacting our operation and causing delays, canceled flights and disruptions to crew member schedules and our customers' plans,” the airline said in a statement.
A ginormous compound with loads of extra features made for entertaining has hit the real estate market in Colorado for $42 million. Surrounded by breathtaking views, the town of Edwards — located 86 miles from Denver — is an idyllic setting for the 30,350-square-foot main mansion with eight bedrooms and the other buildings on the 250-acre property. “When you pull through the gates it's very understated, you could be pulling onto any ranch in Colorado,” listing agent Barbara Scrivens of LIV Sotheby's International said to Mansion Global.
Tropical Storm Claudette is in the Atlantic Ocean, leaving flooding and rain over the Carolinas as it rapidly continues northeast. The National Hurricane Center said the storm will likely peter out in the next 24 hours. Claudette, the third named storm of the season, is moving east-northeast at 29 mph with maximum sustained winds at 45 mph with higher gusts, according to the 2 p.m. advisory.
A nine-month-old girl and her 29-year-old father died in the Saturday afternoon pileup of about 18 vehicles, including an Alabama Sheriffs Youth Ranches vehicle carrying eight other children aged 4 to 17, who were killed, Butler County Sheriff Danny Bond said. The ranch is home to "Alabama's needy, neglected, or abused, school-aged children," according to its website. The cause of the crash on Interstate Highway 65 between Greenville and Fort Deposit, which was awash from the powerful storm, was under investigation.
Singer Nina Simone's granddaughter accused Vice President Kamala Harris of bullying her mother to the point that she almost committed suicide when Harris was serving as California's attorney general. “As I said before, Ask her why she separated my family,” Simone's granddaughter, ReAnna Simone Kelly, said of Harris on Twitter. Simone Kelly's remarks came in response to a Twitter user questioning the need for Nina Simone's estate to maintain a social media presence, which the younger Simone said was out of the family's control.
Endeavor CEO Ari Emanuel and another executive have resigned their seats on the board of Live Nation after the Department of Justice cited antitrust concerns. The Justice Department said it raised objections about Emanuel and President Mark Shapiro holding board seats with Live Nation, a Beverly Hills-based operator and promoter of live music concerts. "These resignations ensure that Endeavor and Live Nation will compete independently,” Acting Assistant Atty. Gen. Richard A. Powers of the Justice Department's Antitrust Division said in a statement.
Ammon Bundy on Saturday announced he's running for governor of Idaho as a Republican. The anti-government activist is known for taking part in armed standoffs with the government. In 2016, he led an armed group's occupation of a federal wildlife refuge for more than a month.
A boy was seriously injured Sunday evening after being trapped beneath a roller coaster in Branson, a popular Ozarks tourist destination. First responders were called to assist an injured coaster rider at about 7:30 p.m. at the Branson Coaster in the 2100 block of West 76 Country Boulevard, according to Branson Fire Rescue. There, they found a 12-year-old boy who was trapped underneath the roller coaster, according to a Facebook post from rescue personnel.
Dick Cheney called his daughter Liz to warn her after Trump singled her out on January 6. The controversial former vice president is said to consider Trump an "abysmal" president. Rep. Liz Cheney was ousted from her GOP leadership position over her opposition to Trump.
A woman tweeted that Florida bartender Max Gutierrez helped her out of a harassment situation. Gutierrez later identified himself as the bartender pictured on Twitter. A woman's tweet thanking a bartender in St. Petersburg, Florida, for protecting them from a customer she said was harassing them has gotten attention for the discreet way he appeared to offer help.
The Israeli military put a high-powered laser weapon system on an aircraft. The Israeli Ministry of Defense said the plane shot down all of the unmanned aircraft it engaged. The Israeli military used a plane armed with a high-powered laser to intercept and shoot down several unmanned aircraft in flight in a first-of-its-kind test for the Israeli armed forces, which are constantly searching for new ways to counter airborne threats like rockets and drones from Gaza and elsewhere.
Palm Springs is a famously LGBTQ-friendly city, but on Sunday an anti-queer slur was lifted high onto a civic pedestal in one of America's least likely places. With Marilyn Monroe as its doleful model, this adolescent sculptural trash is presented as a welcome draw for desert resort tourism, battered during the COVID-19 pandemic. A colossal monument to misogyny is awful anytime, but its grand, celebratory unveiling during LGBTQ Pride Month is especially repugnant.
Police officials say the deadly weekend shooting at Lake Merritt that killed a man and wounded seven others was not random, and is tied to San Francisco gangs.
In February 2020, when most of the world's Covid-19 cases were still outside the United States, White House officials met to decide what to do with Americans who had been infected abroad. Donald Trump, reportedly, had another idea. According to a new book, , Mr Trump was adamant that the US should not “import a virus.”
Ree Drummond honored her husband, Ladd Drummond, on Father's Day, letting him know how grateful she was that he's alive and well after surviving a horrific truck crash in March. The "Pioneer Women" star's heartfelt Instagram post featured a gallery of pics of her husband on special occasions over the past year with the couple's children: daughters Alex, 23 and Paige, 21, and sons Bryce, 18, Jamar, 18, and Todd, 17. "Ladd watching Alex dance with her new husband.
“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.”