Some of the young victims of the elementary school shooting will be buried this weekend.
Some of the young victims of the elementary school shooting will be buried this weekend.
Senate Democrats have reached agreement on a key portion of a revised domestic policy bill, once known as Build Back Better, which would allow Medicare to negotiate prescription drug prices, according to a source familiar with the matter. Democrats have worked for years to give Medicare this power, always falling short in the face of GOP opposition, but this time they hope to move it forward as part of a broader, as-yet-unfinished economic package, anxious to provide relief to voters buffeted to tackle sky-high inflation and a possible recession. Since centrist Democrat Joe Manchin of West Virginia abruptly scuttled President Joe Biden's signature domestic agenda proposal last December over fears of rising inflation -- surprising the White House and his party by announcing his decision on Fox News -- he has been working intensely behind the scenes with Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer on a smaller bill that would still advance under special rules that require a mere simple majority -- or in this case just Democratic votes -- for final passage, with Vice President Kamala Harris breaking an expected tie.
The Fulton County special grand jury investigating possible criminal interference in Georgia's 2020 elections issued subpoenas Tuesday for Rudy Giuliani, Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., and several others in former President Donald Trump's orbit. Others who were issued subpoenas include John Eastman, Cleta Mitchell, Kenneth Chesbro and Jenna Ellis, all of whom advised Trump on ways to overturn President Joe Biden's win in Georgia.
Amber Smith, the wife of country music star Granger Smith, is opening up about grief, living with loss and water safety three years after her son River died following a drowning accident. In 2019, the Smith family were outside their home when River, who was 3 at the time, slipped through their home pool gate and went into the water. Smith said in the years since, grief has been a "messy" yet "hopeful" journey for both her and her family.
Eric Holder has been convicted of first-degree murder in the fatal shooting of rapper Nipsey Hussle. Aaron Jansen, Holder's attorney, told ABC News that there was "deep disappointment" about the conviction. "It was always going to be tough given the high profile circumstances surrounding the case," Jansen said.
White House communications director Kate Bedingfield plans to depart in late July, according to administration officials. Bedingfield is a longtime top aide to President Joe Biden: She was his communications director when he served as vice president under Barack Obama and became his deputy campaign manager for communications during his winning bid for president in 2020.
This certainly seems to be the case for Kanye West and his eldest daughter North West. While attending Haute Couture Fashion Week in Paris, North was spotted wearing an iconic blue and red varsity jacket, blue-rimmed shades, black pants and Balenciaga Crocs stompers. The Pastelle jacket is from a fashion line that Kanye launched in 2004, which never officially got off the ground.
The professional football fate of an NFL star quarterback is set to be determined this week amid sexual misconduct allegations. A three-day internal disciplinary hearing was held for Cleveland Brown quarterback Deshaun Watson, who could face up to a season-long suspension from the league, after he was accused of sexual assault by nearly two dozen women. Last month, Watson reached a settlement in 20 of the 24 lawsuits filed by women who accused Watson of sexual assault and harassment while he played for the Houston Texans.
There were several missed opportunities to stop the massacre at Robb Elementary School before it started, a new assessment of the law enforcement response to the Uvalde shooting released Wednesday said, while also providing some new details. A Uvalde police officer was at the scene where the suspect, Salvador Ramos, had crashed his car.
A 16-year-old boy is being hailed as a hero after he helped rescue four people when a car drove off a boat launch and into a Mississippi river. The incident happened Sunday at around 2:30 a.m., when the car, which had three teenage girls inside, drove into the Pascagoula River in Moss Point, floated about 20 feet away from shore and started sinking, the Moss Point Police Department said in a statement. Corion Evans, 16, said he immediately ran over, took off his shoes and shirt and went into the water when he saw the car sinking and heard the three occupants shouting for help.
Prince William and Kate were spotted on Wednesday at a charity polo match with a special guest in tow: their dog Orla. The royal pup was seen with the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge at the Royal Charity Polo Cup 2022, which was held at Guards Polo Club in Egham, England. Orla is the royal couple's second dog.
Popular e-cigarette manufacturer Juul Labs, Inc. has been left in limbo after the U.S. Food and Drug Administration said it is temporarily pausing a ban on the company’s products. The federal health agency announced Tuesday on Twitter that it was issuing an administrative stay because "there are scientific issues unique to the Juul application that warrant additional review." This means the ban of Juul’s products is temporarily suspended, not rescinded.
A doting grandfather who immigrated from Mexico to give his family a better life, a former preschool teacher who was a faithful member of her synagogue and two parents on a fun outing with their toddler were among the six people gunned down at a Fourth of July parade in Highland Park, a leafy suburban Chicago town that according to FBI statistics hadn't had a previous murder in more than 20 years. In a statement, the North Shore Congregation Israel described Sundheim as a "beloved" staff member who spent her early days teaching preschool and her entire life worshipping at the synagogue.
Helen Jones has been searching for answers since her son died in 2009 while in custody at the Twin Towers Correctional Facility in Los Angeles. Jones said she was initially told by law enforcement that her 22-year-old son, John Horton, had died by suicide, but a forensic pathologist from the medical examiner’s office showed her that Horton's medical report included evidence of physical trauma. Jones filed a wrongful death lawsuit in 2015.
Former White House counsel Pat Cipollone has reached a deal with the House's Jan. 6 committee to testify in a transcribed interview on Friday, according to sources familiar with the matter. The committee had issued a subpoena to Cipollone last week after talks to have him testify publicly were not successful. Cipollone was one of the few aides with former President Donald Trump on the day of the Jan. 6, 2021, Capitol riot and has significant insight into events before, leading up to and after the insurrection.
If Adele had it her way, she would give her son Angelo a sibling or two. During an interview with Lauren Laverne for an episode of BBC's Desert Island Discs, the singer revealed she'd love to expand her family one day. Adele, 34, also opened up about being a mom to Angelo, who turns 10 in October and whom she shares with her ex-husband Simon Konecki.
Seventy-eight million Americans across 18 states will face dangerous heat and severe weather throughout the end of the week. The National Weather Service reports that temperatures ranging from the upper 90s to the low 100s are expected across Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, eastern Tennessee and Arkansas on Wednesday and Thursday. There have been more than 250 damaging storm reports from Montana to South Carolina, including three tornadoes in Virginia, Maryland and Colorado, according to the NWS.
The 21-year-old man accused of opening fire at a suburban Chicago Fourth of July parade, killing seven people and injuring dozens of others, plotted another attack in Madison, Wisconsin, authorities said Wednesday. After fleeing the scene of the parade, Robert "Bobby" Crimo III "was driving around, saw a celebration in Madison," and "contemplated another attack," with "60 rounds on his body at that point," authorities said at a news conference Wednesday. After returning from Wisconsin, Crimo was apprehended at at traffic stop in Lake Forrest, Illinois, Monday evening.
When Sara Kruzan was 16 years old, she shot and killed the man who she says had abused her and trafficked her for sex since she was 13. Almost 30 years later, she has been pardoned by California Gov. Gavin Newsom.
A stance on transgender athletes made by one of the world’s most important athletic federations has sent ripples throughout the rest of the sports world and some fear it may bring even wider changes to come. The governing body of international competitive swimming announced a policy that will only allow athletes who’ve transitioned before the age of 12 to take part in any of the elite international swimming competitions. The decision made by FINA pointed to what the organization says is a “performance gap” that emerges between biological males and females during puberty.
Real estate firm Cushman & Wakefield is being held in contempt of court for refusing to comply with subpoenas for information related to its business relationship with the Trump Organization, a judge in New York has ruled. The subpoenas were issued by the New York Attorney General's office as part of its civil investigation into how former President Donald Trump and his family business valued their holdings. Judge Arthur Engoron imposed a $10,000 daily fine starting Thursday for every day that the real estate giant does not comply with the subpoenas.