A student was killed after allegedly opening fire on officers who were responding to a report of a possible gunman at Austin-East Magnet High School in Knoxville, Tenn., authorities said.Wounded cop in good spirits »
A woman unleashed an Islamophobic and racist rant on a family shopping at a Florida Walgreens. The incident which went viral started after employees told the woman to wear a mask. A New York couple stopped by a Walgreens while on vacation in Fort Lauderdale and were met with an Islamaphobic and racist rant by a woman who refused an employee's request to wear a mask.
MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell wants to launch an e-commerce platform, MyStore, to rival Amazon. MyPillow CEO Mike Lindell has another new idea: a patriotism-themed e-commerce platform. Speaking on Steve Bannon's "War Room: Pandemic" podcast on Monday, Lindell announced that he was launching a company called MyStore as a rival to Amazon.
Five teachers Insider spoke to said the past year has robbed them of their favorite part of the job - interaction and connection with students - while requiring more administrative work and flexibility in the constantly changing pandemic era. Early teacher retirements are up in states across the country, as are leaves of absence. According to an Education Week survey, 73% of school districts said their need for substitute teachers was higher in 2020 than in 2019, while 74% said substitute applications had dropped.
As Prince Harry boarded a plane from Los Angeles to London, we can only imagine the inner turmoil he must have felt as he prepared for the long and lonely journey home. Prince Philip's death may have prompted an outpouring of national gratitude and affection, but the question now is whether it can cement the deep fissures within the House of Windsor itself. Not to mention following reports, via Gayle King, a US news anchor and friend of Meghan, that private telephone calls between the California-based prince and his father and brother had been “unproductive” - disclosures said to have gone down badly at the Palace.
Taiwan has said a record number of Chinese military jets flew into its air defence zone on Monday. The defence ministry said 25 aircraft including fighters and nuclear-capable bombers entered its so-called air defence identification zone (ADIZ) on Monday. The incursion is the largest in a year and comes as the US warns against an "increasingly aggressive China".
Dr Seuss books have made headlines lately, but not for this reason. According to a police report from the Pinellas County Sheriff's Office, deputies went to a Largo home on a call of suspected child abuse. When they arrived around 9 p.m.
The trailer for the new season of "The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills" just dropped, and it's clear that a lot of the drama will center around Erika Jayne's divorce and legal troubles. Jayne's name has been in the headlines for months after she filed for divorce from Tom Girardi after 21 years of marriage in November. Shortly after, Girardi, a famed lawyer, was accused of embezzling money from the widows and orphans of plane-crash victims to fund his "lavish lifestyle."
A uniformed Black Army officer was held at gunpoint and pepper-sprayed during a traffic stop. Second lieutenant Caron Nazario filed a lawsuit against the 2 Virginia officers involved. In a complaint, Nazario said they gave conflicting orders and he was worried he would be murdered.
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White House press secretary Jen Psaki on Monday defended Biden's communication style. Biden "does not spend his time tweeting conspiracy theories," Psaki said. The comments came after a GOP senator criticized Biden's use of social media.
As it returned to air Monday, CBS's The Talk spent a full hour reckoning with the on-air tirade Sharon Osbourne launched last month. Host Sheryl Underwood—who endured the brunt of Osbourne's rage during her March meltdown defending Piers Morgan's vile implosion over Meghan Markle—opened The Talk by telling the audience, “We need to process the events of that day and what happened since so we can get to the healing... And we will also show you how anyone can become more comfortable with discussing important issues and having difficult conversations.” The show invited Donald Grant, executive director at Mindful Training Solutions, and trauma therapist Anita Phillips to join Monday's episode.
Who pays when your bank makes a mistake? Attorneys Brian Claypool and Robert Patillo debate on 'Fox News @ Night'
The Philippine government summoned the Chinese ambassador to press its demand for Chinese vessels to immediately leave a reef claimed by Manila in the South China Sea and said their presence was stoking tensions, officials said Tuesday. The escalating feud between Manila and Beijing started after more than 200 Chinese vessels suspected by Philippine authorities to be operated by militias were spotted early last month at Whitsun Reef. The Philippine government demanded the vessels leave then deployed coast guard and patrol vessels to the area but China said it owns the reef and the Chinese vessels were sheltering from rough seas.
Hailey Bieber (née Baldwin) spoke about being homeschooled in a YouTube chat with Dixie D'Amelio. Despite not socializing much with boys as a teen, Hailey married Justin Bieber when she was 21. In a chat with TikTok star Dixie D'Amelio, posted on D'Amelio's YouTube page on Sunday, the 24-year-old model shared that being homeschooled during high school may have been responsible for her lack of social interaction with boys her age at the time.
The ousted Myanmar ambassador to the UK has been ordered by the country's military junta to leave his London residence or face prosecution by the new regime. In a hand-delivered letter, Kyaw Zwar Minn, who was last week forced out of the Myanmar embassy at the orders of the regime, has now been told to quit the Hampstead house where he has lived with his family since his appointment in 2013. In a move designed to strengthen the hand of officials loyal to the military government which ousted Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Kyaw Zwar Minn has been given until Thursday to leave.
Former GOP House Speaker John Boehner doubled down on his criticism of Sen. Ted Cruz on Monday. Boehner said he "zeroed in" on Cruz because the senator was "stirring up some of the crazies in my own caucus." The former speaker even added in the audiobook of his memoir: "PS, Ted Cruz, go f--- yourself."
Elon Musk on Thursday released a video described as showing a monkey playing video games with its mind. Earlier in the year, Musk said Neuralink plans to initiate human trials by the end of the year. In 2019, Musk said it would be testing the AI brain chips on humans by the end of 2020.
Compounding concerns about rising cases is the fact that the country's vaccination drive could also be headed for trouble: Several Indian states have reported a shortage of doses even as the federal government has insisted there's enough in stock. After a sluggish start, India recently overtook the United States in the number of shots it's giving every day and is now averaging 3.6 million. But with more than four times the number of people and that later start, it has given at least one dose to around just 7% of its population.
A brawl nearly broke out between Portland Thorns and Kansas City NWSL players. During their NWSL Challenge Cup game Friday, play became increasingly physical and dirty. Eight cards were issued in total, including four red cards in the final four minutes of the game.
Prince Harry praised his grandfather Prince Philip for providing unparalleled devotion and dedication to Queen Elizabeth, his "Granny", and said he would be sorely missed by the nation and the world. Releasing a statement on his return to Britain from his home in the United States ahead of Philip's funeral on Saturday, Harry said the Duke of Edinburgh had been a man of "service, honour and great humour". He has been a rock for Her Majesty The Queen with unparalleled devotion, by her side for 73 years of marriage, and while I could go on, I know that right now he would say to all of us, beer in hand, 'Oh do get on with it!
Sen. Roger Wicker downplayed the odds of an infrastructure deal that included rolling back Trump's tax cuts. Wicker met with Biden to discuss his jobs plan along with other Republicans and Democrats. Sen. Roger Wicker of Mississippi, the ranking Republican on the Senate Commerce Committee, downplayed the prospect of a bipartisan deal on President Joe Biden's infrastructure plan that included rolling back the 2017 Trump tax cuts.
There are now an estimated 25,900 Yakuza in 20 major groups across the country, a sharp decline from a peak of more than 184,000 members in the gangs' heyday in the early 1960s. Based in the central Japan city of Kobe, the Yamaguchi-gumi remains the largest single underworld group, although it lost around 700 members during the year, reducing its ranks to 8,200 followers. The Sumiyoshi-kai focuses its attentions on the upmarket districts of Tokyo, but lost around 300 people last year, bringing its numbers to around 4,200, while around 100 individuals left the Inagawa-kai, leaving it with 3,300 members.
When hotel director Calvin Lucock and restaurant owner Unn Tove Saetran said goodbye to one of the last groups of migrants staying in one of the seaside resorts they manage in Spain's Canary Islands, the British-Norwegian couple didn't know when they would have guests again. The Spanish government — struggling to accommodate 23,000 people who disembarked on the islands in 2020 — contracted hundreds of hotel rooms left empty due to the coronavirus travel restrictions. The deal not only helped migrants and asylum-seekers have a place to sleep, it also allowed Lucock to keep most of his hotel staff employed.
Mayim Bialik will guest host "Jeopardy!" for episodes airing from May 31 to June 11, 2021. Bialik told Insider one of her children saw people on TikTok mentioning she should host. The "Call Me Kat" star said she's "excited and honored" as a woman and neuroscientist to guest host.
Hideki Matsuyama is the first Japanese player to win the Masters. According to ESPN's Andy North the win could be worth $1 billion in lifetime earnings for Matsuyama. Matsuyama already has earned $2.1 million for winning the tournament, but that's only the beginning.
“There’s no ‘both sides of the debate’ when it comes to active voter suppression.”
“Companies that do this ooze contempt for their own customers and employees who are not in the leftmost quarter of opinion.”
“The truth is that Fortune 500 companies were never taking moral stances from the goodness of their corporate hearts.”
“The truth is, the companies hold the cards…If companies stick to their guns, Georgia is likely to back down as well.”
“When a company folds to the unfounded outrage of a few misinformed nuts, they are forever at the mob’s beck-and-call.”