Police identify victim in deadly crash at busy Des Moines intersection
- The Root
Another day, another Karen. A video has been circulating social media of a white woman calling the police to report a Black man for standing outside his house, according to The Seattle Times. Yes, just standing. The woman accused the man of being a burglar but insisted race had “nothing to do” with her choice to profile him.
- Fox News
Charges expected for Texas nurse in Los Angeles fiery crash that killed 6, including pregnant woman, baby
Charges to come Monday for Texas nurse accused of speeding Mercedes through red light in Los Angeles, causing fiery crash that left six, including baby and pregnant woman, dead.
- The Daily Beast
Surveillance video inside a vape shop in Las Vegas shows an owner defending himself with a knife from would-be robbers. On Aug. 3, Johnny Nguyen, 22, was captured on film stabbing one of three juveniles who tried to rob his store, the Smokestrom Smoke Shop in the neighborhood of West Sahara in Las Vegas. According to Nguyen, two masked individuals entered his shop while another stood by the door at around 3:25 p.m.on Aug. 3.
- AZCentral | The Arizona Republic
Who would defend Alex Jones, who made money by magnifying the pain and suffering of the parents of murdered children? Sen. Wendy Rogers would.
- The Telegraph
If you happened to be in Brighton Beach in south Brooklyn in the Eighties and Nineties, you couldn’t throw a stone without hitting an Eastern European gangster – although this was not an action to be recommended if you didn’t want your kneecaps turned into paperweights. The enclave known as “Little Odessa” was a hotbed of drug smuggling, money laundering and inter-mob brutality.
The idol of Goddess Parvati was one of five stolen from a temple in Tamil Nadu state in 1971.
In the 1800s, the American Colonization Society relocated thousands of freed Black Americans to West Africa. It led to the creation of Liberia.
Slave-owning US presidents Thomas Jefferson, James Monroe, and James Madison, as well as leaders Daniel Webster and Francis Scott Key, were members of the ACS.
Critics called out the Republican National Committee over its latest tweet.
"The Daily Show" host said he didn't think the story could get any crazier.
- San Luis Obispo Tribune
The craft store chain is expected to open a new location in the SLO Promenade.
Chinese official sparks ridicule for tweeting Taiwan’s many Chinese restaurants show island has ‘always been a part of China’
On Sunday, senior Chinese Foreign Ministry spokesperson Hua Chunying sparked online ridicule for her tweet suggesting that Taiwan’s many Chinese restaurants proved that the two were of one culture. Hua has been extremely vocal about U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-CA) controversial visit to Taiwan last Tuesday, a trip that has been condemned by China as a violation of the communist country’s “One China” policy, which maintains Taiwan as an inalienable part of the mainland.
- Macon Telegraph
The victim and his fiancee had just finished grocery shopping at the Harrison Road store when they were confronted by two gunmen.
- Miami Herald
Armored car. vs. a pedestrian. It was a scary scene in New Port Richey, Florida, last week.
- The Daily Beast
HBOOne week after kicking disgraced U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson on his way out the door, John Oliver returned to the Last Week Tonight desk on Sunday to weigh in on the defamation trial of unhinged conspiracy theorist Alex Jones, who was found liable for falsely claiming the Sandy Hook massacre was a “hoax” filled “with actors.”The jury awarded Neil Heslin and Scarlett Lewis, the parents of slain 6-year-old Jesse Lewis, $45.2 million in punitive damages and $4.1 million in compensatory dam
- Idaho Statesman
The Boise Police Department said a report has been filed and officers are working with the Boise Fire Department on the investigation.
- Miami Herald
A Florida Keys couple who thought a snorkeler went too close to their waterfront home were arrested Sunday after beating the vacationing man with a fishing rod and pole, according to the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office.
Clarence Thomas grew up speaking a language of the enslaved on the shores of Georgia. He'd become the most powerful Black man in America, using the powers of the Supreme Court to hold back his own people. Mitchell S. Jackson travels south to figure out what happened.
A registered nurse was arrested for allegedly firing several gunshots into her neighbor’s apartment over piano noise in Arcadia, California. Pin Hsin Lin, who had been teaching piano lessons in her Sunset Boulevard apartment in Arcadia for nearly three years, was getting ready for a lesson when a bullet that was fired through her ceiling barely missed her. “Suddenly, there’s a straight bullet,” Lin told ABC 7.