Despite the violent weekend, Mayor Lori Lightfoot contends that Chicago is safe.
"We were slapped by just pure evil. A very sick person who was allowed to purchase a high power gun," Dr. David Baum says.
"There was no intention of anything exclusionary or transphobic in what I said," Bette Midler wrote, addressing backlash from a previous tweet that some interpreted as anti-trans
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“I wish that it didn’t happen. It’s a bummer.”
The food delivery service typically costs $10 a month.
Climate change and worsening drought have driven water stores to dangerous lows. Now the federal government is telling states to drastically cut back.
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At first, her mom kept a list of all the words she could read, but when the list reached 500, “we stopped counting, ‘cause she can just read now.”
A manhunt is underway for an Alabama man who allegedly kidnapped a woman he noticed in a grocery store. Betty Cobb, 75, was reported missing on Monday when her glasses were found in the driveway of her home along with some groceries. Her phone and keys were found on her bed. Soon after, the Calhoun County Sheriff’s Office announced that they were on the lookout for Tony Lamar White, 47. “He randomly chose her,” Sheriff Matthew Wade told The New York Post. “She was buying groceries and he followe
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"I was fortunate enough to play tonight, and I never take that for granted. If I can play, I'm going to play," Holmgren said.
- Associated Press
Aiden McCarthy's photo was shared across Chicago-area social media groups in the hours after the July 4 parade shooting in Highland Park, accompanied by pleas to help identify the 2-year-old who had been found at the scene bloodied and alone and to reunite him with his family. On Tuesday, friends and authorities confirmed that the boy's parents, Kevin McCarthy, 37, and Irina McCarthy, 35, were among seven people killed in the tragedy. “At two years old, Aiden is left in the unthinkable position; to grow up without his parents,” wrote Irina Colon on a GoFundMe account she created for the family and Aiden, who was reunited with his grandparents Monday evening.
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Incorrect answers are fairly common on "Jeopardy!," but viewers couldn’t get over a couple whoppers from Tuesday’s show.
The president signed the first major gun bill in thirty years. He may soon get an ATF director confirmed. Some in his party still feel he’s missing the moment.
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'Fed up' Debra Messing says she got Biden elected during White House call about abortion rights: Report
Actress and activist Debra Messing reportedly unloads about White House's response to abortion rights in frustrated call with aides.
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NBA Twitter reacts to Chet Holmgren’s Summer League debut: ‘So Chet Holmgren may very well be the best basketball player of all time’
Here's how NBA Twitter reacted to Chet Holmgren's impressive NBA Summer League debut.
Republican-led states have unleashed a policy push to punish Wall Street for taking stances on gun control, climate change, diversity and other social issues, in a warning for companies that have waded in to fractious social debates. This year there are at least 44 bills or new laws in 17 conservative-led states penalizing such company policies, compared with roughly a dozen such measures in 2021, according to a Reuters analysis of state legislative agendas, public documents and statements. While some of the individual moves have been reported, the scale and speed at which such "anti-woke" state laws and policies are ballooning and the challenges they are creating for Wall Street companies is detailed here for the first time.
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‘You just lost 8.6% of your retirement savings.’ A prominent economist and best-selling author on exactly how much inflation could be eating into your savings
MarketWatch Picks has highlighted these products and services because we think readers will find them useful; the MarketWatch News staff is not involved in creating this content. Inflation stubbornly remains at a 40-year high, with the latest numbers showing that the U.S. inflation rate hit 8.6% in May, compared to a year ago. Meanwhile, in general, savings accounts are paying low rates (though you can see some banks like these are now paying 1.25% or more on savings).
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Ukraine’s army is holding back the Russian invasion force on the border of Luhansk and Donetsk oblasts, the head of the Luhansk Oblast Military Administration Serhiy Hayday wrote on Telegram on July 6.
- The Hill
President Biden is finding himself largely powerless to address a spate of setbacks in recent weeks that have sparked alarm among Democrats about the state of the country. Biden has been dealt blow after blow in recent weeks: The Supreme Court struck down Roe v. Wade’s constitutional right to an abortion; the country is plagued…
Rafael Nadal has shrugged off new concerns over his fitness as he targets a place in an eighth Wimbledon semi-final on Wednesday while Nick Kyrgios plays in the shadow of fresh controversy.