- U.S. Associated Press
The will that Jeffrey Epstein signed just two days before his jailhouse suicide puts more than $577 million in assets into a trust fund that could make it more difficult for his dozens of accusers to collect damages. "This is the last act of Epstein's manipulation of the system, even in death," said attorney Jennifer Freeman, who represents child sex abuse victims. Epstein, 66, killed himself Aug. 10 in New York while awaiting trial on federal sex trafficking charges.
- U.S. KABC - Los Angeles
Allegations of excessive force are being aimed at a police officer in Fresno after bodycam video shows a teen being repeatedly punched.
- U.S. ABC News
The mother, who has not been identified, allegedly left suicide notes -- one in the house and one in the car -- saying she intended to kill the children and herself, Russell said. Ontario is about 40 miles east of Los Angeles.
- Celebrity Elle
Brad legally adopted Maddox with Angelina in 2006.
- Politics MarketWatch
Trump administration officials are reportedly looking into a payroll-tax cut as certain market indicators and economists signal a recession could be around the corner. The Obama administration reduced the payroll tax in 2011 and 2012, as part of its effort to stimulate recovery from the Great Recession, lowering the rate to 4.2% from 6.2%; that administration used money from the Social Security Trust Fund to compensate for lost revenue. A 2% cut in the payroll tax would benefit 121 million workers, giving each household a $1,043 yearly benefit.