Viral mother-daughter duo Tiania and Scarlett Haneline launch a new book on affirmations.
Viral mother-daughter duo Tiania and Scarlett Haneline launch a new book on affirmations.
Body camera video was released Friday showing the confrontation between Memphis police officers and 29-year-old Tyre Nichols after he was pulled over at a traffic stop on Jan. 7. Nichols died three days later. The five officers involved in his arrest -- Tadarrius Bean, Demetrius Haley, Emmitt Martin III, Desmond Mills Jr. and Justin Smith -- have been fired and charged with second-degree murder.
Six months after a man with a loaded AK-47-style rifle was caught outside the Brooklyn, New York, home of a prominent Iranian dissident journalist, federal prosecutors on Friday announced new arrests in what they've called a murder-for-hire plot by Iran. On Friday, the Justice Department announced criminal charges against two men, Rafat Amirov and Polad Omarov, for targeting journalist Masih Alinejad because her reporting publicized Iran's human rights abuses, its treatment of women and its suppression of democratic participation.
Two inmates, including a convicted murderer, who escaped from a Virginia jail have been apprehended in Tennessee, authorities said, more than 24 hours after announcing a fugitive manhunt. The inmates -- identified by the Washington County Virginia Sheriff's Office as Johnny Shane Brown, 51, of Rogersville, Tennessee, and Albert Lee Ricketson, 31, of Abingdon, Virginia -- allegedly escaped the Southwest Virginia Regional Jail Authority in Abingdon from a recreational yard around 2:45 p.m. Thursday. A Washington County emergency alert issued about an hour later warned residents to stay indoors and lock their doors.
The Jan. 6 rioter who attacked fallen Capitol Police officer Brian Sicknick with pepper spray was sentenced Friday to 6 years and 8 months in prison. Julian Khater, 33, of Somerset, New Jersey, pleaded guilty last year to assaulting officers with a dangerous weapon. According to court records, Khater maced at least two officers that day at close range as a mob of rioters pulled down metal police barricades on the west front of the U.S. Capitol complex.
As the nation awaits the release of body camera footage from Memphis police in the death of Tyre Nichols, calls for systemic police reform at the Congressional level are once again starting up. This is far from the first time in recent years that police reform has been a serious political discussion. President Joe Biden campaigned on a promise to reform policing.
Marie Kondo has been rethinking what sparks joy in her life. "My home is messy, but the way I am spending my time is the right way for me at this time at this stage of my life," Kondo said, via an interpreter, at a recent event, as reported by the Washington Post. Kondo, 38, and husband Takumi Kawahara welcomed their third child, a son, in 2021.
Former Vice President Mike Pence said Friday he takes "full responsibility" for the classified documents found at his Indiana home. "While I was not aware that those classified documents were in our personal residence, let me be clear: Those classified documents should not have been at my personal residence," Pence said as he spoke at Florida International University. "Mistakes were made, and I take full responsibility," Pence said.
The Memphis Police Department unit at the center of Tyre Nichols' death earlier this month has now come under scrutiny from critics over its approach to fighting crime. The SCORPION unit, which stands for Street Crimes Operation to Restore Peace in Our Neighborhoods, was announced in October 2021 and launched a month later. It encompasses 40 officers split into four teams who patrol "high crime hotspots" throughout the city, the police department announced in November 2021.
Seven Israelis have been killed in a shooting at a synagogue in Jerusalem's Neve Yaakov neighborhood, according to Jerusalem District Police Commander Doron Turgeman. Ten others were wounded in the Friday night shooting, according to the Israeli Foreign Ministry. Responders confronted the suspect less than five minutes after the shooting was reported, according to Israeli police.
Tyre Nichols, the man who died this month after an alleged beating by five police officers, was "damn near perfect," his mother RowVaughn Wells said at a press conference on Monday. The 29-year-old Nichols had been living in Memphis, Tennessee, with his parents since the pandemic, according to his mother. Although he lived in Memphis at the time of his death, Nichols had previously lived in California.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said Thursday it is withdrawing its emergency use authorization of a COVID-19 antibody therapy as a prevention tool because it is unlikely to be effective against variants that are currently circulating. Evusheld, which is made by British-Swedish pharmaceutical and biotechnology company, AstraZeneca, was first authorized in December 2021 as pre-exposure prophylaxis against the virus for those who are immunocompromised and less likely to generate antibodies from vaccination.
Audio and video recordings from the night Paul Pelosi, the husband of Democratic Rep. Nancy Pelosi, was violently assaulted were released on Friday. The materials released include body camera footage, the 911 call made by Paul Pelosi, Capitol Police surveillance video and the suspect's interview with the San Francisco Police Department. When the door is opened, Paul Pelosi is seen standing next to the suspect, David DePape, and both are struggling over a hammer.
Celebrities showed up at Fendi's haute couture spring summer 2023 show in high style, closing out Paris Fashion Week with a bang. Two familiar faces in attendance were Sarah Paulson and Holland Taylor. Paulson opted for a matching bronze-toned pantsuit, while Taylor showed up with a gray jacket and white trousers.
A Peloton instructor is opening up for the first time about her battle with breast cancer, revealing she got a lifesaving second opinion after discovering a lump on her breast. Leanne Hainsby, a 35-year-old cycling instructor for the fitness company, revealed on Instagram that she was diagnosed with breast cancer last August. Hainsby, who is based in London, said that in the past six months since her diagnosis, she has undergone surgery as well as 12 weeks of chemotherapy.
A 4-year-old dog named Lilo has reunited with her owner this week after a Tennessee animal center shared a post about the German shepherd-Great Pyrenees mix on Facebook. The nonprofit animal center also included a couple of photos with the post, including one of Lilo, who didn't have a microchip or identification tag, and another of a handwritten note that had been reportedly attached to Lilo's collar. My name is Lilo.
Five former Memphis police officers were charged with murder Thursday in the death of Tyre Nichols, a 29-year-old Black man who died three days after a traffic stop. Body camera footage of the incident, which has already been viewed by Nichols’ family and their attorneys, has been described as “heinous,” “violent” and “appalling.” ABC News’ Linsey Davis spoke with Nichols family attorney Ben Crump, who said the Nichols family is “relieved” the officers will be held accountable.
Alan Cumming revealed in a birthday message to himself that he recently returned his OBE award. Cumming said he was "grateful" to have received the distinction of Officer of the British Empire from Queen Elizabeth II in 2009. "I am really shocked and delighted to receive this honour," he recalled saying when receiving the OBE, also adding that he said it "makes me very proud to be British, and galvanised as an American."
Students Demand Action, a grassroots network of Everytown for Gun Safety, is launching a campaign calling on colleges and universities across the country to divest from the gun industry. Students at nearly 30 colleges and universities around the country have joined the campaign, called #KillerBusiness, and are asking their colleges and universities to cut economic ties with the gun industry until these companies take accountability for their actions. Students will be organizing on their campuses to put pressure on their institutions to reveal their investments and stop funding the gun industry, according to Everytown.
Jennifer Lopez truly knows how to show off her best angles. The "Shotgun Wedding" star posted a radiant shot of herself that has fans yearning for more. Within Lopez's series of photos, there's also a full body shot of her wearing a low plunging neckline black suit and pumps.
A final canvass was performed on the plot of land on the outskirts of Houston, Texas, where the remains of a murdered couple were found in January of 1981 which led to the disappearance of their daughter for more than 40 years. Two search dogs correctly and independently indicated the area where the bodies of Tina Linn and Harold "Dean" Clouse were found 42 years earlier on Thursday, and investigators bagged a few items and a soil sample.