Watch Shedd Aquarium penguins waddle through Chicago’s Field Museum

Two penguins went on a date night at the museum. The Shedd Aquarium, which recently reopened in Chicago after months of closure due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been delighting animal lovers from home with videos of their birds waddling around the wildlife habitat. Now, two of the adorable critters have broken out from their […]

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Mayor: US Marshals probing protester’s shooting at protest

The U.S. Marshals Service is investigating after a protester was hospitalized in critical condition over the weekend after being hit in the head by a weapon fired by a federal law enforcement officer By GILLIAN FLACCUS Associated Press July 13, 2020, 3:57 PM 3 min read PORTLAND, Ore. — The U.S. Marshals Service is investigating […]

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Louis Colavecchio, Master Counterfeiter of Slot Machine Coins, Dies at 78

In 1996, just after Louis Colavecchio was arrested by Secret Service agents and New Jersey gaming troopers at Caesars Palace in Atlantic City, he laughed. His red Honda, loaded up with nearly 800 pounds of high-quality counterfeit slot machine tokens, had easily made its way into the casino’s winding parking garage because of modifications to […]

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In Astounding Test, Scientists Revive Damaged Lungs for Transplant

The six lungs were taken from brain-dead patients and offered to transplant surgeons. But at major medical centers, one surgeon after another refused the organs. They were damaged, swollen and soggy with fluid. Like 80 percent of lungs offered for transplant, these were just too far gone for the operation. But researchers at Columbia and […]

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How I Came Out About My Disability

This article is part of a series exploring how the Americans With Disabilities Act has shaped modern life for people with disabilities. Share your stories or email us at ada@nytimes.com. Coming Out With Autism By Ms. Hoang is a romance novelist whose works include “The Kiss Quotient” and “The Bride Test.” Listen to This Story […]

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Cubs’ David Ross, five others missing Monday workout as they await latest test results

David Ross at a Cubs workout. | Photo by Quinn Harris/Getty Images Each of the six is in Tier 1, which includes all essential on-field personnel, including players, coaches, trainers, doctors, physical therapists and the bullpen catcher. Cubs manager David Ross and five other Tier 1 individuals are missing Monday’s workout at Wrigley Field as […]

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Fans won’t be allowed at this year’s BMW Championship

Because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, fans will not be allowed at this year’s BMW Championship. | AP Caution over the coronavirus pandemic forced the decision. Thanks to the coronavirus pandemic, the 2020 BMW Championship will be played without fans, tournament officials announced Monday. The tournament is part of the PGA Tour’s FedExCup playoff […]

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Stephen A. supports LeBron’s decision not to wear a message on his jersey | First Take

Stephen A. Smith explains why he supports Los Angeles Lakers star LeBron James’ decision not to wear a social justice message on his jersey during the 2019-20 NBA season restart in Orlando, Florida. #FirstTake #NBA ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA […]

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First Take on the significance of Washington retiring its team name and logo

Stephen A. Smith, Max Kellerman and Marcus Spears discuss Washington retiring its nickname and logo. #FirstTake #NFL ✔️Subscribe to ESPN+ https://plus.espn.com/ ✔️ Get the ESPN App: http://www.espn.com/espn/apps/espn ✔️Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: http://es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE ✔️ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: http://bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN ✔️ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: http://es.pn/YouTubeTV ESPN on Social Media: ► Follow […]

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Judge blocks federal executions; administration appeals

By MICHAEL BALSAMO TERRE HAUTE, Ind. — A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana. The Trump administration immediately appealed to a higher court, asking that the executions move forward. U.S. District […]

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White House says guidelines to reopen schools will be up to local governments

White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany said Monday it will be up to local governments to determine how best to bring students back to the classroom this fall after the coronavirus closings. “We leave it to localities as to exactly what guidelines will work because guidelines in a state like North Dakota need to look different than a […]

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Local governments weigh major tax hikes to plug coronavirus-induced shortfalls

Homeowners, beware. State and local governments scrambling to raise money during the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus pandemic are looking to increased property taxes — as well as wealth taxes and more — to fill budget holes. The proposals come as officials are trying to strike a balance. Historic job losses caused by lockdowns […]

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Federal judge blocks imminent execution, last-minute appeals likely

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., has stayed all pending federal executions—including one set for Monday afternoon. In a 22-page order, U.S. District Judge Tanya Chutkan chided the government for allegedly trying to rush through the process by setting short execution dates that did not allow several inmates to fully litigate their appeals. BARR ORDERS EXECUTION […]

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With Protests Curbed, Hong Kong’s Opposition Looks to the Ballot Box

HONG KONG — Clutching a microphone outside a busy subway station, Gwyneth Ho, a pro-democracy candidate for Hong Kong’s legislature, made an unlikely pitch: Voting for her was, she conceded, potentially pointless. Under a new, far-reaching national security law imposed by the central Chinese government, speaking out against the authorities could be deemed criminal. Opposition […]

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Apple’s stock nears all-time high as analyst eyes $2 trillion market cap

Apple shares neared record levels on Monday as an analyst predicted the iPhone maker could become the world’s first $2 trillion company as soon as next year. The upcoming launch of its 5G iPhones at the end of 2020 will position the Cupertino, Calif. tech giant to take advantage of “continued demand snapback in China” […]

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SiriusXM buys podcast service Stitcher for $325M

Satellite radio giant SiriusXM said Monday that it is buying podcasting platform Stitcher from broadcaster E.W. Scripps for $325 million. Sirius had been in talks for weeks to acquire the platform, which owns a handful of podcast networks that produce shows like “Freakonomics Radio,” “My Favorite Murder” and “Conan O’Brien Needs a Friend.” The deal […]

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Ubisoft shares sink after executives leave amid misconduct probes

Shares of French video-game giant Ubisoft tumbled Monday after three executives stepped down amid investigations of harassment and abuse. The maker of the “Assassin’s Creed” series saw its Paris-listed shares drop as much as 10 percent to 69.70 euros ($79.10) after it announced the departures Sunday of Chief Creative Officer Serge Hascoët and Yannis Mallat, […]

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Kourtney Kardashian Rocks A Bikini & Floppy Hat For Sexy Mirror Selfie — Pic

There’s nothing like a good KarJenner bikini pic on a Monday morning! Kourtney Kardashian had fans buzzing with her two new snaps on Instagram. Kourtney Kardashian, 41, is not shy when it comes to showing off her bikini bod. The mom-of-three looks GOOD in a two-piece, and she took to her Instagram Story to prove […]

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Olivia Culpo Rocks A Sexy One-Piece Alongside Bikini-Clad Jasmine Sanders & Kate Bock For ‘SI Swimsuit’

The ‘Sports Illustrated Swimsuit’ cover is officially here & models Olivia Culpo, Jasmine Sanders, & Kate Bock, slay the cover in sexy bathing suits! The moment we’ve all been waiting for has finally arrived – the 2020 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover. This year, three gorgeous models grace the cover – Olivia Culpo, 28, Jasmine Sanders, […]

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Kendall Jenner Channels Her Cowgirl Side In A Multi-Colored Bikini & Felt Hat 

Kendall Jenner is sizzling hot in a new bikini selfie she shared to Instagram on July 12! The model showed off her amazing figure in a tiny, string bikini and accessorized with a cream-colored cowboy hat. Kendall Jenner just shared what’s arguably her sexiest selfie to date. The supermodel, 24, struck a sultry pose in a […]

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Kim Kardashian & More Celebs Making Snakeskin Look Sexy With Plunging Dresses & More

Snakeskin is in! Celebs like Kim Kardashian, Kendall Jenner and Larsa Pippen have styled the trendy animal print to perfection, and we’re taking a look back at some of our favorite ways the stars have worn the trend! If you haven’t noticed, animal prints are having a major moment right now. Leopard is everywhere and […]

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Trump retweets Chuck Woolery rant saying CDC is lying about COVID-19

Former game show host Chuck Woolery is not having a “Love Connection” with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Woolery’s Sunday night Twitter rant about “outrageous lies” surrounding the coronavirus pandemic is going viral — and racking up over 20,000 shares and 50,000-plus likes — thanks to a retweet by President Donald Trump. “The […]

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