WASHINGTON (Reuters) -U.S. authorities scrambled jet fighters in a high-speed chase of a light aircraft that violated airspace in the Washington D.C. area and later crashed into mountainous terrain in southwest Virginia, U.S. officials said. The jet fighters caused a sonic boom over the U.S. capital as they raced to catch up with the Cessna Citation, which can carry between seven to 12 passengers, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration said a Cessna aircraft crashed into mountainous terrain in southwest Virginia around the time the sonic boom was heard in the capital.
Lauren Boebert on Wednesday failed to vote on a major bill that raised the federal debt ceiling. Rep. Lauren Boebert on Wednesday failed to vote on a bill that raised the federal debt ceiling, a move she has vocally and repeatedly opposed. A video from a CNN producer on Wednesday night shows the congresswoman frantically running up the steps of the Capitol trying to make it inside before the vote.
Daily Salinas, a mother in the Miami-area whose complaint about “The Hill We Climb” by Amanda Gorman got it successfully restricted in an elementary school, confessed she did not read the piece she objected to in its entirety. According to the Florida Freedom to Read Project, Salinas—whose two children attend The Bob Graham Education Center in Miami Lakes—also came for “The ABCs of Black History,” “Cuban Kids,” “Countries in the News: Cuba,” and “Love to Langston” for including “references of critical race theory,” “indirect hate messages” and “gender ideology and indoctrination.”
Andy Cohen is sharing his experience welcoming his daughter Lucy via compensated gestational surrogacy, which was illegal in the state of New York until 2021. The Watch What Happens Live host, 55, spoke candidly about the arrival of Lucy, who is now 1 year old, in a revealing new interview, and discussed his work toward legalizing the gestational surrogacy process so he could become a parent for the second time. The New York-based Cohen also has a 4-year-old son, Benjamin, who was born in California.
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
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.
Debate surrounding Florida's new restrictions on gender-affirming care focused largely on transgender children. Eli and Lucas, trans men who are a couple, followed the discussions in the Legislature, where Democrats warned that trans children would be more prone to suicide under a ban on gender-affirming care for minors and Republicans responded with misplaced tales of mutilated kids. Eli said he and his partner felt “blindsided” when they discovered the bill contained language that would also disrupt their lives.
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.
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.
Chuck Todd said on Sunday that he'll be leaving “Meet the Press” after a tumultuous near-decade of moderating the NBC political panel show, to be replaced in the coming months by Kristen Welker. Todd, 51, told viewers that “I've watched too many friends and family let work consume them before it was too late” and that he'd promised his family he wouldn't do that. Todd has often been an online punching bag for critics, including Donald Trump, during a polarized time, and there were rumors that his time at the show would be short when its executive producer was reassigned at the end of last summer, but NBC gave no indication this was anything other than Todd's decision.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A 5-year-old boy whose skull was fractured when his mother's live-in boyfriend struck him with a mop handle, breaking it in half, has been beaten, neglected, and tortured repeatedly, the Volusia Sheriff's Office revealed on Saturday. Investigators discovered video surveillance from inside the DeLand-area home revealing the child once had his hands tied behind his back for more than 19 hours. Doctors examining him found, in addition to the skull fracture, 46 visible injuries as well as internal injuries, Volusia Sheriff's spokesman Andrew Gant said in a news release.
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.
Videos of a children's choir singing the national anthem in the U.S. Capitol spread across social media Friday, with the claim that they showed the group being unceremoniously cut off by federal authorities because the performance was deemed offensive. (June 2)(AP video by Farnoush Amiri)
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?
U.S. authorities scrambled jet fighters in a high-speed chase of a light aircraft that violated airspace in the Washington D.C. area and later crashed into mountainous terrain in southwest Virginia, U.S. officials said. The jet fighters caused a sonic boom over the U.S. capital as they raced to catch up with the Cessna Citation, which can carry between seven to 12 passengers, officials said. The Federal Aviation Administration said a Cessna aircraft crashed into mountainous terrain in southwest Virginia around the time the sonic boom was heard in the capital.
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.
More than half a dozen house boats momentarily caught fire at a popular boating destination on the Utah-Arizona line on Friday, igniting while tourists and jet skiers stood by before the flames were extinguished. The decks of boats docked at Wahweap Marina on Lake Powell smoldered as black plumes of smoke wafted into the air above the lake and the red rock walls that form its perimeter, video from observers shows. Robert Wilkes, the owner of Skylite Houseboat Management, said the fire began in the early afternoon and grew for about an hour and a half.
A man and his son were found dead in their Massachusetts home in what authorities say appears to be a murder-suicide. CNN affiliate WCBV has more on the story.
Trump says he told Fox News host Sean Hannity not to joke about Joe Biden's cognitive ability. Trump also expressed concern for a fall Biden had in a rare moment of goodwill. Former President Donald Trump said he had told Fox News host Sean Hannity not to joke about President Joe Biden's cognitive ability.
Chinese Defence Minister Li Shangfu told Asia's top security summit on Sunday that conflict with the United States would be an "unbearable disaster" but that his country sought dialogue over confrontation. Speaking at the Shangri-La Dialogue in Singapore, Li said the world was big enough for China and the U.S. to grow together - remarks made days after he refused to meet his U.S. counterpart for direct talks. "China and the U.S. have different systems and are different in many other ways," he said in a speech that marked his first significant international address since he was named China's Minister of National Defence in March.