Despite the number of headlines that blame Gen Z for “quiet quitting” — or doing the bare minimum at work — “corporate girl summer” is upon us. Corporate girlies have accumulated millions of views on TikTok with their get-ready-with-me videos, what's-in-my-bag compilations and weekly outfit looks filmed in fluorescent office bathrooms. Insider dubbed them “generation quit” and “the hustle generation“; BBC warned about Gen Z not caring about “prestigious jobs” like previous generations; Vox quoted a TikToker for a lede in an article about Gen Z's supposed aversion to jobs that said, “I don't have goals.
The embattled congressman said outing them would make them targets for job loss, violence, and death threats Santos said he'd rather forfeit his bond and go to jail than reveal his suretors' identities. Rep. George Santos has begged a judge not to reveal the names of the anonymous people who agreed to pony up a $500,000 bond to keep him out of jail as he fights criminal fraud charges. And if the judge mandates that his guarantors be identified, Santos said he'd forfeit his bond and remain jailed until his trial, according to court documents obtained by Insider.
An absolutely bonkers report out Monday from the news outlet Debrief details the efforts of a former U.S. intelligence agent to bring to light an 80-plus-year cover up about the truth about UFOs or, as they are now known, Unidentified Anomalous Phenomena. David Charles Grusch isn't just some guy waving signs on a street corner in D.C.; he's a decorated war veteran who worked with both the National Geospatial-Intelligence Agency and the National Reconnaissance Office, where he worked as on the Unidentified Aerial Phenomena Task Force with top clearance levels. Grusch turned over classified information to the Intelligence Community Inspector General and Congress in a effort to shed light on UAPs for the American public.
The Florida judge who oversaw the penalty trial of Parkland school shooter Nikolas Cruz should be publicly reprimanded for showing bias toward the prosecution, failing to curtail “vitriolic statements” directed at Cruz's attorneys by the victims' families and sometimes allowing “her emotions to overcome her judgement,” a state commission concluded Monday. The Judicial Qualifications Commission found that Circuit Judge Elizabeth Scherer violated several rules governing judicial conduct during last year's trial in her actions toward Cruz's public defenders. The six-month trial ended with Cruz receiving a receiving a life sentence for the 2018 murder of 14 students and three staff members at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School after the jury could not unanimously agree that he deserved a death sentence.
TikToker Gabrielle (@gabrielle_judge) recently claimed she had a relatively easy job that paid more than the average salary. I'm only accepting the soft life, period,” she says. Her pursuit of the so-called “soft life” is emblematic of the quiet quitting movement that has gripped the nation's younger workforce.
At his son's birthday party last year, Dr Rangan Chatterjee managed to eat just three slices of pizza among all the chaotic fun. “I was watching it go up and up, until it hit the highest my blood sugar has ever been: 12.5-13mmol/L. I'd never seen anything like it,” says the author and broadcaster. To put the reading in context, for most people without diabetes, normal blood sugar levels are between 4-6mmol/L before meals, and less than 8mmol/L two hours after eating.
Amazon might be planning to offer Prime subscribers a pretty significant perk: free cell phone service. According to Bloomberg, the company is talking with multiple US-based carriers about offering cheap — around $10 a month — or even free phone service to Prime customers. Right now, Amazon is supposedly negotiating with the three major US carriers (Verizon, AT&T and T-Mobile) as well as the Dish Network, though it sounds like talks with AT&T have fallen off in recent weeks.
Officials are investigating the crash of an unresponsive plane that flew near the US Capitol region, prompting military fighter jets to rush to intercept the aircraft before it ultimately careened into northern Virginia, leaving no survivors, authorities say. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
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.
A state school board in Oklahoma voted Monday to approve what would be the first publicly funded religious school in the nation, despite a warning from the state's attorney general that the decision was unconstitutional. The Statewide Virtual Charter School Board voted 3-2 to approve the application by the Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma to establish the St. Isidore of Seville Virtual Charter School. The online public charter school would be open to students across the state in kindergarten through grade 12.
Robert Hanssen, an FBI agent who spied for Russia and the former Soviet Union, was found dead in his prison cell Monday, according to a release obtained by CBS News. Hanssen was found unresponsive at the federal correctional complex in Florence, Colo., pronounced dead after life-saving measures were attempted, according to the release from Kristie Breshears, the Federal Bureau of Prisons (FBOP) director of communications.
A Texas man drove for hours with one hand on the steering wheel and the other clutching an egg, on a mission to save a life. He was working a job at a property in West Texas, near Odessa, when he accidentally ran over a bird's nest, destroying all but one egg, the Rogers Wildlife Rehabilitation Center said in a May 31 Facebook post. Determined to salvage what he could, he grabbed the egg and took it home with him to Lufkin — roughly 500 miles east — delicately holding it, keeping it warm during the long journey, the center said.
Moscow said on Tuesday it had thwarted another major offensive by Ukraine in Donetsk, destroying military equipment and inflicting huge personnel losses, a statement that the powerful head of Russia's Wagner mercenary group dismissed as "absurd science fiction." Russia's defence ministry said that its forces had repelled Ukraine's second major offensive in two days, destroying, among other military equipment, eight main battle Leopard tanks supplied to Ukraine by its Western allies and 109 armoured vehicles. It also said that total Ukrainian losses amounted to 1,500 troops.
Donald Trump's attorneys were spotted at the offices of the Department of Justice on Monday, where they reportedly begged prosecutors investigating the former president's hoarding of classified documents not to charge him. The New York Times reported later in the day that Special Counsel Jack Smith, who is leading the investigation, was in attendance. Trump is expected to be charged in the probe, with Rolling Stone reporting in May that his attorneys have been preparing him to face yet another criminal indictment.
The former wrestler Stan Lane has proven via DNA tests that he isn't Rep. Lauren Boebert's father. Lane said his reputation was "tarnished considerably" by Boebert's mother's claim in the 1980s. A former wrestler once considered to be Rep. Lauren Boebert's father said that being linked to her caused his "otherwise good reputation" to be "tarnished considerably."
Vigilantes have killed at least 164 people since the movement dubbed “bwa kale” began in April, according to the United Nations. The name means “peeled wood” in Haitian Creole and insinuates male dominance and power in street slang. If you're not from here, we're going to kill you,” said Leo, a community leader who granted the AP access to the Turgeau neighborhood so that journalists could see how the neighborhood is responding to the gangs estimated to control 80% of Port-au-Prince.
Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes was seen in prison in Bryan, Texas, for the first time. Holmes was photographed with her hair loose, bespectacled, and wearing drab khakis in a prison yard. Former Theranos CEO Elizabeth Holmes has been photographed for the first time since she began her 11-year prison sentence.
A prominent Florida businessman and his wife, a National Rifle Association (NRA) executive committee member, say their daughter and granddaughter were among the four people killed on board a Cessna jet that flew over restricted airspace in Washington, D.C., before crashing in the mountains of Virginia on Sunday. Barbara Rumpel, who has served on the NRA's Women's Leadership Forum, reacted Sunday night in a Facebook post for an NRA event, writing, "My family is gone, my daughter and granddaughter." On Monday morning, her Facebook page was no longer publicly available.
Rep. George Santos' lawyer said Monday the indicted New York Republican would risk going to jail to protect the identities of the people who cosigned the $500,000 bond enabling his pretrial release. The lawyer, Joseph Murray, urged a judge to deny a request by news outlets to unseal the names of Santos' bond suretors, or guarantors, suggesting they could “suffer great distress," including possible job losses and physical harm, if they're identified publicly. “My client would rather surrender to pretrial detainment than subject these suretors to what will inevitably come,” Murray wrote in a letter to U.S. Magistrate Judge Anne Shields.
An angry mob beat a man accused of running over two women outside a Houston bar, Texas police told news outlets. The driver pulled into the parking lot of a bar on Houston's north side around 1:30 a.m. on June 5, police told WOAI. Witnesses crowded around the truck, pulled out the driver and started beating him, WOAI reported.
Earlier this year, Austin Independent School District (Austin ISD) teacher Sophia DeLoretto-Chudy said she was pulled into a "check-in meeting" with school administration over a list of concerns. Most notably among them: "We've noticed an intentional attempt in teaching your students about their legal and constitutional rights." In response to this, Sophia made a TikTok video documenting the administration's notes on her teaching, as well as the events that would later play out – including her subsequently being placed on leave and terminated.
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.
Old footage of an influencer explaining why she won't adopt a child from Thailand has resurfaced. Nikki Phillippi said she stopped the adoption after finding out she could not film the child for YouTube. The resurfaced video has led to a renewed backlash against Phillippi and her husband Dan.
New Apple products used to be a cultural moment. On Monday, Apple is expected to launch itself into a whole new area of gadgets. No one seems to care, with Apple reportedly projecting low sales for the first year.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -The United States scrambled F-16 fighter jets in a supersonic chase of a light aircraft with an unresponsive pilot that violated airspace around Washington D.C. and later crashed into the mountains of Virginia, officials said. No survivors were found at the crash site, Virginia state police said. The jet fighters created a sonic boom over the U.S. capital as they pursued the errant Cessna Citation, officials said, causing consternation among people in the Washington area.