Chaotic protests prompt soul-searching in Portland, Oregon

Nearly two months of nightly protests that have devolved into violent clashes with police have prompted soul-searching in Portland, Oregon, a city that prides itself on its progressive reputation but is increasingly polarized over how to handle the unrest. President Donald Trump recently deployed federal agents to “quell” the demonstrations in Portland that began after […]

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Former Dodgers sensation Yasiel Puig agrees to deal with Braves

Free agent outfielder Yasiel Puig and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a one-year deal, a person with knowledge of the deal said Tuesday. The person spoke to the Associated Press on condition of anonymity because the agreement is not official until Puig passes a physical. The agreement helps the Braves address a depth problem […]

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Abraham Vega, 48, ‘Peacemaking’ Texas Sheriff, Dies

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. Abraham Vega and Rachel Curry had first met at high school football games in Tahoka, Texas, when she was covering them as a photographer for the school newspaper and he was doing the same for […]

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‘AGT’ Recap: Heidi Klum Finally Returns For The Final At-Home Auditions

The final ‘AGT’ season 15 auditions have arrived, but things take a turn when production shuts down. After seeing some incredible acts in person, the judges pick up the competition from home. The July 14 episode of AGT starts out normally, just without an audience. Simon Cowell, Sofia Vergara, and Howie Mandel get to witness […]

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Chinese companies with US subsidiaries got coronavirus stimulus funds, report says

Multiple subsidiaries of Chinese companies based in the U.S. have received millions in coronavirus relief loans, according to data from the U.S. Treasury Department. The bailout loans, paid out through the Paycheck Protection Program under the Coronavirus Aid, Relief and Economic Security Act, were intended to help small businesses financially impacted by the pandemic. Chinese troops […]

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Who gets a ballot this fall? States have limited time to decide whether to allow vote-by-mail

With less than four months until Election Day, states have limited time to decide whether vote-by-mail will be permitted as states grapple with how to hold a safe election amid the coronavirus pandemic. It comes as the Republican National Committee has doubled their legal budget this election cycle to fight the issue of mail-in voting […]

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How Kris Jenner Feels About Kanye West’s Presidential Run & Whether She’ll Support Him

The Kardashian/Jenner clan will have a big decision to make come November’s Election Day, but a source reveals EXCLUSIVELY to HL how matriarch Kris Jenner will be there ‘no matter what’ for son-in-law Kanye West’s presidential bid. The November 2020 election has already been strenuous enough, but now Kanye West has thrown his name into the […]

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Trump administration rescinds rule that would have barred international students from taking online-only courses in the US

Getty The rule would have required international students to transfer schools or leave the country if their colleges hold classes entirely online this fall because of the coronavirus pandemic. BOSTON — Facing eight federal lawsuits and opposition from hundreds of universities, the Trump administration on Tuesday rescinded a rule that would have required international students […]

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Trump administration rescinds rule on foreign students amid pressure from colleges

The Trump administration on Tuesday said it is withdrawing a proposed rule that would have forced foreign students to return home if the college courses they were enrolled in were to be held entirely online when colleges reopen in the fall. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) announced last week that those on F-1 and M-1 […]

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Coronavirus cases reportedly surging at Tesla facility in California

More than 1,500 Tesla workers have been infected or come in contact with someone who was infected with the coronavirus in recent months, according to a new report. The majority of the cases popped up at Tesla’s Fremont, Calif. factory, according to Tesla blog Electrek. The facility was the focal point of a standoff between […]

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Aide Posts Cartoon Mocking Fauci as White House Denies Undermining Him

WASHINGTON — White House officials this week have denied trying to undermine Dr. Anthony S. Fauci, the government’s top infectious disease expert, for his stark analysis of the coronavirus pandemic. But Dan Scavino, the White House deputy chief of staff for communications, undercut that message by posting a cartoon mocking Dr. Fauci by an artist […]

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Court asked to stop work at Formosa Plastics’ Louisiana site

Opponents of a Taiwan-based company’s plans for a $9.4 billion plastics complex have asked a federal judge to stop work at the site in Louisiana By JANET McCONNAUGHEY Associated Press July 14, 2020, 5:57 PM 4 min read Share to FacebookShare to TwitterEmail this article NEW ORLEANS — Opponents of a Taiwan-based company’s plans for […]

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C.D.C. Employees Ask Agency to Address ‘Racism and Discrimination’

More than 1,000 employees of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention have signed a letter calling for the agency to address “a pervasive and toxic culture of racial aggressions, bullying and marginalization” against Black employees. The letter, a copy of which was obtained by The New York Times, was first reported by National Public […]

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India floods, landslides leave at least 77 dead in Assam state

GAUHATI, India – Six more people have died in floods and mudslides in northeastern India’s Assam state, officials said Tuesday, taking the death toll to 77 from more than two weeks of heavy rains that caused one of Asia’s largest rivers to overflow. The Brahmaputra River continued to wreak havoc, displacing more than 2 million […]

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T.I & Tiny: Look Back At Their Cutest Moments To Celebrate Her 45th Birthday

T.I. and Tiny have provided their millions of fans with a ton of adorable moments as a couple over the years, and we’re looking back at the best of the best in honor of Tiny’s birthday. Hip-hop royalty at its finest. T.I., 39, and wife Tiny Harris, are one of the music industry’s beloved twosomes. […]

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For Native American Activists, Washington Name Change Was ‘a Long Time Coming’

Activists have spent decades pressuring professional sports leagues, college programs and high schools to abandon Native American names and imagery for their teams. The first domino fell in 1970, when the University of Oklahoma retired its mascot, a Native American named “Little Red.” Over the ensuing years, Division I schools like Stanford, Dartmouth and Syracuse […]

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Dozens of world’s richest people demand higer taxes to pay for coronavirus economic recovery

A group of 83 of the richest people in the world have called for “our governments to raise taxes on people like us” to help fund the economic recovery from the coronavirus pandemic, according to The Guardian. In the letter, which was shared with the British newspaper, the signatories called for the increases to take effect “Immediately. Substantially. […]

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Michael Lewis, Who Forged a New Life After Prison, Dies at 65

This obituary is part of a series about people who have died in the coronavirus pandemic. Read about others here. After her father, Michael W. Lewis, died on May 14 in Fort Worth, Tamara Griffin was sorting through the belongings in his home. One discovery puzzled her. “As I’m cleaning up his things, I see […]

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YouTube Stars Joey Graceffa & Daniel Preda Break Up | E! News

The former couple reveal they have ended their 6-year relationship in an emotional video. Get the details. Full Story: https://www.eonline.com/news/1169876/youtube-stars-joey-graceffa-and-daniel-preda-break-up-after-6-years-together #JoeyGraceffa #ENews #CelebrityNews #DanielPreda Subscribe: http://bit.ly/enewssub About E! News: The E! News team brings you the latest breaking entertainment, fashion and Pop Culture news. Featuring exclusive segments, celebrity highlights, trend reports and more, the E! […]

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Paris Jackson Reveals Why She’s Skeptical About Paparazzi In New ‘Unfiltered’ Docuseries Preview

It’s safe to say Paris Jackson doesn’t have a fond opinion of the paparazzi, and in an EXCLUSIVE clip of her ‘Unfiltered’ docuseries, Michael Jackson’s daughter explains why she doesn’t trust the press. Paris Jackson’s relationship with the paparazzi and reporters takes center stage in this EXCLUSIVE clip from her Facebook Watch docuseries, Unfiltered: Paris […]

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Subways sparkle, but does cleaning decrease COVID-19 risk?

Mass transit systems around the world have taken unprecedented — and expensive — steps to curb the spread of the coronavirus, including New York shutting down its subways overnight and testing powerful ultraviolet lamps to disinfect seats, poles and floors. The cleaning measures produced something commuters have not seen in a while, or possibly ever: […]

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Pelosi says ‘no’ regrets after initial downplaying of coronavirus earlier this year

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats have frequently accused President Trump of not taking the coronavirus pandemic seriously enough — particularly when it first it the U.S. — but when confronted with her own comments that appeared to take COVID-19 lightly, Pelosi insisted that she did not downplay it at all. On CNN’s “State of the […]

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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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