Police execute search warrant at home of…

Authorities have executed a search warrant at the St. Louis mansion of a white couple whose armed defense of their home during a recent racial injustice protest drew widespread attention

Justice Department Appealing Judge's Delay Of…

A chief district judge postponed the execution Friday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Factory With 'Heartbreaking' Virus Count Is Shut…

A Los Angeles clothing factory with four coronavirus deaths and 300 confirmed cases has been shut down, CNN reports. County health officials said Friday the Los Angeles Apparel facility had violated mandatory health orders and refused to let health inspectors inside. "The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking...

Scattered thunderstorms follow Fay's departure

On the heels of Fay, a new round of showers and thunderstorms disrupt outdoor activities across the Northeast.

Lawyers seek to halt Purdue Pharma political…

OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma's creditors want a federal bankruptcy judge to order the company to request permission before making any more political contributions

Paper: Gun-Wielding Homeowners 'Almost Always in…

There's a new wrinkle in the case of the Missouri couple who stood outside their St. Louis mansion and pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters last month. KSDK reports a search warrant was executed Friday night by St. Louis police officers at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey,...

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Michigan's Palace of Auburn Hills Imploded

The remaining structure of The Palace of Auburn Hills was imploded Saturday morning, bringing an end to the process of dismantling the building that began in February. (July 11)

Pistons' onetime home, the Palace of Auburn Hills…

One of Michigan’s most beloved sports and entertainment venues has been turned into rubble with a series of controlled explosions

President Trump Commutes Roger Stone's Prison…

A White House statement said Stone was treated unfairly and would also be at "serious medical risk" if he remained in prison.

Amid Spread of Misinformation, Whispers on FB's…

Facebook has been struggling lately over a massive advertiser boycott , partly driven by the company's refusal to address political ads spreading misinformation on the platform. Now, people familiar with Facebook's thinking say the company is considering banning political ads in the days leading up to the November election, per Bloomberg...

Potent storms slice through Central states

Flash flooding, damaging winds and travel delays are also possible impacts the storms could produce.

Pandemic leads 7-Eleven to forgo free Slurpees on…

The coronavirus pandemic has taken away another summertime tradition in the U.S.: There will be no free Slurpees at 7-Elevens on Saturday — July 11 — to hail a date that doubles as an abbreviation of the convenience store’s name

After George Floyd Death, a Big Ask by Ford…

Ford Motor Co. makes about two-thirds of America's police vehicles , so a recent ask by some of the automaker's workers in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd, racism, and police brutality is a significant one: They want the company to consider not making and selling police...

Today in History for July 11th

Highlights of this day in history: America normalizes diplomatic ties with Vietnam; Aaron Burr mortally wounds Alexander Hamilton in a duel; Skylab makes a fiery return to Earth; Babe Ruth's major league debut; Laurence Olivier dies. (July 11)

Tribes struggle to meet deadline to spend virus…

Tribes across the country are wrestling with competing needs, restrictive laws and inadequate staffing as they try to meet a tight federal deadline on spending billions of dollars in virus relief funds

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New Federal Legislation Seeks To Defund Police…

The BREATHE Act has been endorsed by Reps. Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib but hasn't been officially introduced in Congress.

Amazon Says App Email Was a Mistake

Amazon told its employees Friday to remove TikTok from their mobile devices if they want to keep using them to get to their company email. The company cited security risks, the Wall Street Journal reports. But later in the day, Amazon sent another email, per the AP . "This morning’s email...

Hundreds hired to battle California wildfires

More than 800 additional seasonal firefighters have been hired to help combat wildfires across California, as peak fire season begins to rev up.

Even during pandemic beekeeping remains an…

The nation's capital has declared beekeepers to be essential workers during the coronavirus outbreak

Lawyers Distance Maxwell From Epstein in Bond…

Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein weren't so close, her lawyers have told a New York court. In fact, the longtime companions had no contact for at least the last decade of Epstein's life, a court filing Thursday maintains. Maxwell's lawyers made the statement in asking a judge to free her...

Trump eyes 'road to citizenship' for DACA

President Donald Trump told a Spanish language network news anchor that during the next few weeks, he will be signing an executive order on immigration that will provide a "road to citizenship" for DACA recipients. (July 10)

Conservation groups upset by North Cascades…

The forested mountains in and around North Cascades National Park have long been considered prime habitat for threatened grizzly bears, so environmental groups are criticizing the Trump administration’s decision to scrap plans to reintroduce the apex predators there

Portland Police Report $23M In Damage Over 6…

Police blame a small "agitator corps" for major destruction in downtown Portland, Oregon.

Dow Reclaims 26K

On Friday, Wall Street investors decided to be optimistic again about the coronavirus recovery. The Dow rose 369 points to 26,075, the S&P 500 rose 32 points to 3,185, and the Nasdaq rose 69 points to 10,617. All the indexes posted gains for the week. The increases...

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Rare target for tropical storms, the Jersey Shore

Tropical Storm Fay continues head towards the Jersey Shore and the Northeast. A rare landfall for a tropical cyclone during July.

Alums giving LSU scores: 'Rocky,' 'The Right…

The Oscar- and Emmy Award-winning composer who wrote scores for movies including “Rocky,” “The Right Stuff” and “The Karate Kid” is giving them to Louisiana State University

Mother Nature Puts Crimp in Trump Rally Plans

President Trump's campaign staffers have had their eye for some time on New Hampshire as a state they could flip in November, after Trump barely lost there in 2016. That's why an upcoming rally in New Hampshire over the weekend was viewed as an important one, but it's one that...