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- Kansas City Star
The toddler had at least one gunshot wound to the head when police arrived, court records said.
American Federation of Teachers President, Randi Weingarten, joined Stephanie Ruhle to explain why the New York state teacher's union is opposing a coronavirus vaccine mandate as people sound the alarm over learning loss for students amid the pandemic and stress the need for in-person learning. "We are trying to get the last 10 percent vaxxed," she says.
- Associated Press
For Brazilian volleyball player Lucas Saatkamp, the decision to wear a mask at the Tokyo Olympics is about protecting his family and not sending a message. With a 5-year-old son back home in Brazil who needs to use an inhaler because of respiratory issues, the last thing the player known as Lucão wants to do is endanger his son, wife and newborn daughter. Lucão said he had the coronavirus in January, dealing with a fever and bad headache but no major issues.
WASHINGTON (Reuters) -Landlord groups late Wednesday asked a U.S. judge in Washington to immediately lift a new eviction moratorium that was put in place Tuesday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), saying the new order was "unlawful". The Alabama Association of Realtors and others said in an emergency filing the CDC issued the new order "for nakedly political reasons - to ease the political pressure, shift the blame to the courts for ending the moratorium, and use litigation delays to achieve a policy objective." The groups won a ruling from U.S. District Judge Dabney Friedrich in May declaring that the CDC's eviction ban was unlawful, but an appeals court blocked an effort by the Alabama landlord group and others to enforce the decision.
- Yahoo Canada Style
"It's pretty gross."
Plus, a look inside their Montecito home.
- In The Know
Security footage reveals who has been opening family’s front door nightly: ‘I’ve been grounding the kids’
This mom had been grounding her kids for months for leaving the front door open — only to later discover the true culprit...
- Women's Health
The DWTS alum powers her workouts with green drinks and smoothies.
- Associated Press
For almost three decades, 81-year-old David Lidstone has lived in the woods of New Hampshire along the Merrimack River in a small cabin adorned with solar panels. Lidstone, or “River Dave” as he’s known by boaters and kayakers, was jailed July 15 on a civil contempt sanction. Lidstone is accused of squatting for 27 years in the cabin on private property in Canterbury.
Looks like someone understood the assignment!
- Business Insider
Federal judge sanctions lawyers who brought conspiracy theory-filled lawsuit trying to overturn the 2020 election, reap $160 billion in damages
The lawyers brought "fantastical" claims and tried to claim damages "greater than the annual GDP of Hungary," the judge said.
- The AV Club
After months of speculation, guest hosts, excited dreams, and a general acknowledgment of the special place the series holds in the hearts of millions, Jeopardy! has apparently decided to solve its ongoing lack of a permanent host by just hiring the guy who already works there. Specifically, Variety reports that producers on the long-running game show are in “advanced negotiations” with fellow executive producer Mike Richards to take over as its permanent host. (For what it’s worth, Sony Picture
- NBC Sports Northwest
Anna Cockrell was disqualified from the womens 400m hurdles final at the Tokyo Olympics Tuesday night.
- NBC Sports BayArea
In the bottom of the second inning Tuesday, Giants catcher Curt Casali was penalized for stopping a ball with his mask. The call had everyone wondering what a "catcher's balk" is.
- Yahoo Life
The singer gave birth on July 14.
- USA TODAY Sports
Lakers added triple-double threat Russell Westbrook, Heat add Kyle Lowry and Bulls upgrade their roster. The Pelicans are the biggest losers so far.
- The Daily Beast
Texas GOPA GOP official from Texas who regularly espoused anti-vaccine and anti-mask views online has died from COVID-19, five days after posting a meme on Facebook questioning the wisdom of getting inoculated against COVID.Dickinson City Council member and State Republican Executive Committee member H. Scott Apley, 45, died in a local hospital around 3 a.m. Wednesday morning, according to a GoFundMe page set up to help Apley’s family with expenses. He was admitted to the facility in Galveston o
- The Wrap
Rep. Devin Nunes (R-California) sued NBCUniversal on Tuesday, claiming that primetime MSNBC host Rachel Maddow defamed him. The suit specifically points to comments she made in a March 18 broadcast that the congressman refused to hand over to the FBI a package he had received from a suspected Russian agent. Nunes maintains that Maddow and her team were aware before the show aired that he had told other reporters he had already handed the package over to the FBI and claimed MSNBC didn’t reach out
In addition to the photo controversy, Colleyville Heritage HS Principal Dr. James Whitfield believes he has been the target of several racially charged attacks
$1M Is No Longer the Standard Nest Egg – Here’s How Much Most Americans Think You Actually Need To Retire
A common financial rule of thumb is that you should have $1 million saved for retirement, but this piece of advice may now be outdated -- you may actually need roughly double that. At least, that's...