U.S. shoppers have reduced purchases of big-ticket items popular during the pandemic and are spending more on dining out as businesses reopen. Spending was up 28% last month from a year ago.
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- Washington Post
The international scheme to obtain a coveted Twitter handle ended on a sleepy, country road in Tennessee when police surrounded the home of Mark Herring and ordered him to come out with his hands up. Authorities were called to the Sumner County address in April 2020 in response to a report that a woman had been fatally shot and pipe bombs would go off if officers arrived, according to court records.Subscribe to The Post Most newsletter for the most important and interesting stories from The Wash
- The Daily Beast
They Promised Her Online Fame. This Influencer Says They Exposed Her Nudes and Threatened Her Instead.
Photo Illustration by The Daily Beast / Photos GettyWith the likes of influencer Tana Mongeau, YouTuber Daisy Keech, Too Hot to Handle cast member turned TikTok provocateur Harry Jowsey, the Clermont Twins, and dozens of other social media stars and models on its roster, the Unruly Agency seems to be the place that could take an influencer’s brand to new heights.But clients and contractors who worked with Unruly and Behave Agency—Unruly’s spinoff for smaller influencers—are warning others agains
- Miami Herald
“Good on ya, ladies. I’ll be happy to pay your fines for you. Keep it up,” Pink said.
(Bloomberg) -- In the stock market, the refusal of retail investors to back down from every macro threat has become the only story. When will it end? Judging by the size of all the pools of cash lying around, it could be a while.Among all the economic stories of the pandemic, the one about money piling up in people’s accounts has been the most significant in the stock market, where the S&P 500 just notched its seventh gain in nine weeks. Money market accounts, viewed in some circles as a “dry po
- USA TODAY
DOJ charges against Unforgiven show reach of white supremacist gangs in prisons – and on the streets
Outside the public eye on Oath Keepers and Proud Boys, feds are trying to stem a deadlier threat: white supremacists operating in and out of prison.
- Associated Press
At an Olympics aiming to set the highest level of television standards, the head of broadcasting at the Tokyo Games is trying to banish overly sexualized images of female athletes. “You will not see in our coverage some things that we have been seeing in the past, with details and close-up on parts of the body,” Olympic Broadcasting Services chief executive Yiannis Exarchos said Monday. Gymnasts from Germany sent a message against uniforms they believe exploit their sexuality by competing in Tokyo wearing unitards that covered their legs to the ankle.
Amanda Batula celebrated turning 30 with a fun day at the beach. The Summer House cast member rang in her milestone birthday by soaking up the sun in a teeny lavender string bikini, as captured in a recent Instagram post. On July 24, Amanda took to her Instagram Stories to share a peek into her birthday festivities. The newly minted 30-year-old feted her big day by catching some rays alongside her fiancé Kyle Cooke and several of their Summer House castmates. To celebrate the special occasion, A
- NBC Sports
Looking at all of the winners and losers from the NHL draft weekend, including all of the roster transactions around the league.
TOKYO (Reuters) -Simone Biles will get a chance to atone for an uninspiring qualifying effort on Sunday and get a shot at six gold medals that would enshrine the American gymnast in the pantheon of all-time Olympic greats. Already regarded as one of the sport's all-time greats, Biles arrived in Tokyo targeting a record haul. The American currently shares the women's gymnastics record of capturing four golds at a single Olympics with a number of others, including Larisa Latynina, Vera Caslavska and Ecaterina Szabo.
- Lexington Herald-Leader
With Texas and Oklahoma all but welcomed into the conference, adjustments must be made.
MyKayla Skinner 'Heartbroken' to End Tokyo Olympics Run After Failing to Qualify as Simone Biles Thanks Her
MyKayla Skinner is a first-time Olympian and the oldest gymnast of the American women
Shocking footage of supermarket brawl shows man in 'Spider-Man' costume going berserk and knocking out a female employee
Videos from an incident on Thursday night at an Asda in south London show a man kicking a female employee in the throat and punching her in the face.
- LA Times
Getting the chance to finally compete in the Olympics has been special for the U.S. surfing team, which had all of its qualifiers advance Sunday.
Actor Mike Mitchell, a former Mr. Universe who went on to appear in the films Braveheart and Gladiator, died Friday at age 65 on a boat in Turkey. His family reportedly attributed his passing to natural causes. Mitchell began his career as a bodybuilder. He won the Mr. Universe title, and went on to win […]
Eldric Sella went through an arduous journey to get to Tokyo, spending years visualising himself throwing punches in the Olympic boxing ring but when his Games experience finally became a reality on Monday it lasted only 67 seconds. Representing the Refugee Olympic Team in middleweight, the Venezuelan-born Sella was facing Dominican Republic's Euri Cedeno in his opening bout but found himself lying on the floor after a few seconds. He got up in time to survive the referee's count but a minute had just passed when another powerful jab from Cedeno caught his face, leaving him frozen for a second.
- NBC Sports BayArea
The Padres made a big splash Sunday, reportedly acquiring Adam Frazier from the Pirates.
Britney Spear’s Instagram is heating up. Throughout her conservatorship lawsuit drama, there’s no doubt that all eyes have been on Spears — and her social media posts. And as her battle for independence and control over her own life continues, it looks like Spears is celebrating her small victories and letting it all out on […]
The ladies of Sex and the City were joined by their original costars Evan Handler, David Eigenberg, Willie Garson, and Mario Cantone as they filmed the HBO Max revival in N.Y.C.
- USA TODAY Sports - Golfweek
Miguel Angel Jimenez's tweet about his albatross at the Senior British Open was almost as good as the shot. Almost.
- Longhorns Wire
The Big 12 is likely losing the rest of their teams if Texas and Oklahoma go to the SEC. Where will they go?