As the Supreme Court considers a restrictive Mississippi abortion law, a poll reveals that more than twice as many people want to see Roe v. Wade upheld as overturned.What else the poll revealed »
This is one of those times: During the entire month of December, Amazon is giving away a whopping eight games and tons of free loot to Amazon Prime members. Not a member? Believe it or not, you can still get the goods.
Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell paid for and stayed at lodge located on the campus of a teen summer camp. An accuser says Epstein and Maxwell sexually abused her for years starting when she was 14 years old after first meeting her at the camp in 1994. Jeffrey Epstein and Ghislaine Maxwell funded and visited a building on the campus of a prestigious Michigan-based performing arts summer camp and boarding school for teenagers, according to records shown at Maxwell's sex-trafficking trial Wednesday.
Authorities on Wednesday identified the teenage suspect in the mass shooting a day earlier at Michigan's Oxford High School as 15-year-old Ethan Crumbley, painting a picture of a clear-eyed teen who planned and executed a rampage that left at least four students dead and seven others, a teacher among them, injured. Crumbley, a sophomore, was previously flagged by administrators for “behavior in the classroom that they felt was concerning,” Oakland County Sheriff Mike Bouchard said Wednesday. Nathan Swanson, a 10th grader who was in some middle-school classes with Crumbley, told The Daily Beast that he was “really quiet, he would never talk to people.”
A woman rejected a potential roommate but is second-guessing her decision. No shade, but it's time to stop mooching off your parents' Amazon Prime — here's why She shared the dilemma on Reddit's “Am I the A******? AITA)” forum.
Every time archaeologists discover an ancient mummy, excitement soon follows. Mummies, of course, are often so well preserved that they capture the essence of who ancient peoples were when they were alive. As well as what ancient peoples decided to do with their bodies after they died.
A federal appeals court on Wednesday dismissed two patent challenges from Moderna over key components involved in making its COVID-19 vaccine. Why it matters: The court's decision to side with Arbutus Biopharma means Arbutus could potentially sue Moderna for patent infringement and demand royalties from Moderna's COVID-19 vaccine, which is expected to generate up to $18 billion of revenue this year. Details: The patent cases have been ongoing since early 2018 and involve Arbutus' small lipid particles and other related mRNA drug technology.
WATCH: Yahoo Finance's new Elizabeth Holmes documentary here During his cross-examination, Leach pressed Holmes on her efforts to kill a 2015 investigative report in the Wall Street Journal by John Carreyrou that exposed Theranos' flawed technology. That report arguably accelerated the demise of the startup Holmes launched at age 19 after dropping out of Stanford University. Leach also showed jurors previously sealed text messages that Holmes exchanged with her former boyfriend and Theranos COO, Ramesh “Sunny” Balwani, expressing a goal to “get ahead” of the Journal's report.
The family of Sativa Transue, a 26-year-old American woman from Spokane, Washington who was found dead in her Cancun hotel room while on vacation with her boyfriend, said she looked like she had been “beaten to a bloody pulp” when Mexican authorities discovered her body on Saturday. “I received a call from the Mexican consulate letting me know my daughter has passed away and that she's been found dead,” Jayme Bolieu, Sativa's mother, told The Daily Beast in an interview. Sativa's mother and sister are still trying to make sense of what happened that Friday night and Saturday morning.
The 101st Airborne Division has launched an inquiry into the planning and execution of a helicopter flyover of Nashville's Nissan Stadium before an NFL game on Nov. 14, Army Times has learned. An investigation from Nashville's NewsChannel 5 released Monday sparked scrutiny of the operation, and the Federal Aviation Administration will reportedly review the incident to see whether the flyover violated any aviation rules. Army spokesperson Lt. Col. Terence Kelley confirmed that the 101st Airborne Division's commanding general, Maj. Gen. Joseph McGee, “has directed [a] preliminary inquiry into this event.”
Russia has deployed its Bastion coastal missile defence system to a remote part of the Kuril island chain in the Pacific near Japan, the Ministry of Defence's Zvezda TV channel said on Thursday. Japan lays claim to the Russian-held southern Kuril islands that Tokyo calls the Northern Territories, a territorial row that dates back to the end of World War Two when Soviet troops seized them from Japan. Russia used large landing ships to deliver equipment and personnel to the remote Matua island in the central part of the island chain, Zvezda said.
The FBI conducted 687,788 background checks related to firearm purchases during the week leading up to Black Friday. The bureau processed 187,585 background checks on Black Friday alone, topping the 2020 gun sales record. Police in Oxford, Michigan said the firearm used in Tuesday's deadly high school shooting was a pistol purchased on Black Friday.
One of Minnesota's black bears has become a subject of debate on social media for putting on so much weight, its belly is almost dragging on the ground. The rotund animal lives around Northern Minnesota's Voyageurs National Park and was recorded on a trail camera set up by the Voyageurs Wolf Project. “This might be THE fattest bear we have ever seen in our area!” the program wrote on Facebook.
Leaders in the Black community of Virginia Beach called Wednesday for a federal investigation into the fatal police shooting of a Black man, saying his right to carry a gun for protection was ignored during a night of violence earlier this year on the city's oceanfront. The Second Amendment does not work when it comes to African Americans,” Carl Wright, an activist and former local NAACP chapter president, said at a news conference. He was a legal gun carrier.
Astronauts began a several-hour spacewalk on Thursday morning, December 2, as they set out to replace a broken antenna on the International Space Station, NASA said. Video shows NASA astronauts Thomas H Marshburn and Kayla Barron performing the maintenance work. The walk had originally been planned for November 30 but was rescheduled after NASA received a “debris notification” near the station.
Four students killed in a school shooting have been identified after a 15-year-old gunman opened fire at a Michigan high school. The Oakland County Sheriff's Office on Nov. 30 identified Tate Myre, 16, Hana St. Juliana, 14, and Madisyn Baldwin, 17, as the first three fatalities from that day's shooting at Oxford High School. On Dec. 1, 17-year-old Justin Shilling was announced as the fourth student to die from injuries.
In fact, the price correction is borderline comical, per Courvalin's calculations. "The lack of discretionary buying activity in the face of an uncertain new COVID variant has therefore left prices in free-fall and pricing in a dire demand outlook. We estimate based on our pricing model, that the market has now priced in a mammoth c.
The Denver Post editorial board did what Rep. Lauren Boebert (R-Colo.) has so far refused to do: It offered a sincere apology to Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.). The newspaper has “mostly tried to ignore” the antics of conspiracy theory-endorsing Boebert since she was elected to Congress in 2020 because “they add little to the public discourse,” the editorial board wrote in a stinging editorial Monday. The board said it was “embarrassed a Colorado representative is engaged in widening” divisions in the country.
Jonshel Alexander, a former child actor best known for her supporting role in 2012's “Beasts of the Southern Wild,” died Nov. 27 in New Orleans. According to police, Alexander and an unidentified man were shot multiple times while sitting in a car in the city's 7th Ward. Alexander was declared dead on the scene by paramedics; her companion survived and was able to drive himself to the hospital, according to Nola.com.
In 2018, astronauts aboard the International Space Station plugged a 2mm "hole" in a Soyuz MS-09 vehicle that had docked with the station in June of that year. While the pressure leak never posed an immediate threat to those aboard, it set off a bizarre turn of events that saw Russia open an investigation to find out if the incident was the result of sabotage. Per an RIA Novosti article spotted by Ars Technica, the country's Roscosmos space agency recently completed its probe of the event and sent the results to Russian law enforcement officials, opening the door for them to announce criminal charges.
The former White House chief of staff John Kelly seems skeptical Donald Trump will run in 2024. The former president continues to hint at a second bid for the White House. "He will not run," Kelly told The Atlantic.
Jailed porn star Ron Jeremy has a new trial date in his serial rape case — and a new lawyer on his defense team. At a hearing in Los Angeles Wednesday, the adult film industry veteran agreed to push the start of his planned jury trial from February to May 2. His defense lawyer, Stuart Goldfarb, also tells Rolling Stone that Kate Hardie will help represent the actor at trial.
Laos, a nation of 7 million people wedged between China, Vietnam and Thailand, is opening a $5.9 billion Chinese-built railway that links China's poor southwest to foreign markets but piles on potentially risky debt. The line through lush tropical mountains from the Laotian capital, Vientiane, to Kunming is one of hundreds of projects under Beijing's Belt and Road Initiative to expand trade by building ports, railways and other facilities across Asia, Africa and the Pacific. The 1,035-kilometer (642-mile) line opens this week to cargo but no regular passengers due to anti-pandemic travel curbs.
A Missouri hunter shot what he thought was a 16-point buck, but when he came out of cover and inspected his prize more closely, he saw something was amiss. Samuel Perotti had seen this well-antlered deer in photos captured by his game camera, the state Department of Conservation said, and recognized it even as he lined up his shot and pulled the trigger. Then came the surprise: Despite the impressive crown of bone protruding from the deer's skull, this was no buck, but a doe.
A Capitol riot defendant who traveled to D.C. on Jan. 6 with his mother and stormed the U.S. Capitol while wearing a ”(F**k) Your Feelings” sweatshirt was sentenced to 30 days behind bars on Wednesday. Russell James Peterson was sentenced by U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson, who imposed a sentence more than twice as long as the two weeks of incarceration requested by federal prosecutors.
An Indian man has built a one-third sized replica of the historic Taj Mahal for his wife, but unlike the original, it's their residence, not a mausoleum. Constructed with white marble from the same city in Rajasthan state that provided the Taj Mahal's stone, the imitation includes the real monument's large dome, intricate minarets and even some of its artwork. The famed 17th century Taj Mahal, often called a monument to love, was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the northern Indian city of Agra in memory of his favorite wife, Mumtaz.
“I know it doesn’t feel like it, but inflation is both a feature and a bug of a normalizing economy.”
“What is not going to work, and hasn’t worked, is trying to talk people out of the lived reality of higher prices.”
“When inflation expectations rise, actual inflation tends to follow.”
“The Fed must acknowledge that its monetary policy has been a source of inflation, and that it will need to raise interest rates.”
“The supply chain logjams are the core of the problem right now, and that should work itself out over time.”