From one July Fourth to the next, a steep slide for Biden
Last Fourth of July, President Joe Biden gathered hundreds of people outside the White House for an event that would have been unthinkable for many Americans the previous year. With the coronavirus in retreat, they ate hamburgers and watched fireworks over the National Mall.
Sonny Barger, figurehead of Hells Angels, dies at 83
Barger's death Wednesday was announced in a post on his Facebook page that said he had a brief bout with cancer.
Amazon’s Alexa could soon mimic voice of dead relatives
The Alexa capability would allow the virtual assistant to mimic the voice of a specific person based on a less than a minute of provided recording
3 killed, dozens hurt in Amtrak train crash in Missouri
An Amtrak passenger train traveling from Los Angeles to Chicago struck a dump truck Monday in a remote area of Missouri, killing three people and injuring dozens more as rail cars tumbled off the tracks and landed on their sides, officials said.
Biden Signs Landmark Gun Measure, Says ‘Lives Will Be Saved’
The legislation will toughen background checks for the youngest gun buyers, keep firearms from more domestic violence offenders and help states put in place laws that make it easier for authorities to take weapons from people adjudged to be dangerous.
Outside Yellowstone, Flooded Towns Struggle to Recover
As officials scramble to reopen Yellowstone National Park to tourists this week after record floods pounded southern Montana, some of those hardest hit in the disaster live far from the famous park’s limelight and are leaning heavily on one another to pull their lives out of the mud.
Biden Says Monkeypox Cases Something to ‘Be Concerned About’
President Joe Biden says cases of monkeypox are "something that everybody should be concerned about."
Harris Positive for COVID-19, Biden Not ‘Close Contact’
Neither President Joe Biden nor first lady Jill Biden was considered a “close contact” of Harris in recent days.
Elon Musk Buys Twitter for $44B and Will Privatize Company
Elon Musk reached an agreement to buy Twitter for roughly $44 billion on Monday, promising a more lenient touch to policing content on the platform where he promotes his interests, attacks critics, and opines on a wide range of issues to more than 83 million followers.
Gunman Opens Fire On Brooklyn Subway; At Least 10 Shot
NEW YORK (AP) — At least 10 people were shot and eight others injured when a gunman filled a rush-hour subway train with smoke and opened fire Tuesday morning. Police were still searching for the shooter. There were no life-threatening injuries and the attack was not being investigated as terrorism. Off ...
Airlines Cancel More than 3,300 US Flights Over Weekend
Airlines have canceled more than 3,300 U.S. flights this weekend and delayed thousands more, citing bad weather in Florida and other issues.
Average US Gas Price Rises 22% in Two Weeks to Record $4.43
The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline shot up a whopping 79 cents over the past two weeks to $4.43 per gallon.