Washington man finally convicted of killing young Canadian couple, 30 years after committing the crime
Washington man finally convicted of killing young Canadian couple, 30 years after committing the crime

Authorities used genetic genealogy last year to identify the suspect as William Earl Talbott II, a construction worker and truck driver who was 24 at the time of the killings

Three plead guilty in plot to attack Muslims of America enclave in upstate New York
Three plead guilty in plot to attack Muslims of America enclave in upstate New York

The three men and a 16-year-old high school student from the Rochester area were arrested in January and accused of planning to attack the community of Islamberg, near Binghamton

Thousands converge on Stonewall Inn to celebrate 50 years of riot that galvanized the LGBTQ movement
Thousands converge on Stonewall Inn to celebrate 50 years of riot that galvanized the LGBTQ movement

People from New York and afar came to take photos and share in the legacy of the gay bar where patrons resisted a police raid, sparking protests and longer-term organizing that made the cause of LGBTQ rights considerably more visible.

Mackenzie Lueck case: Police say Utah student was murdered after they find burned evidence and her belongings at suspect's home
Mackenzie Lueck case: Police say Utah student was murdered after they find burned evidence and her belongings at suspect's home

Salt Lake City police chief Mike Brown said 31-year-old Ayoola A. Ajayi will be charged with aggravated murder, kidnaping and desecration of a body in the death of the 23 year old

Baby Archie to make his first overseas trip to South Africa with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry this fall
Baby Archie to make his first overseas trip to South Africa with Meghan Markle and Prince Harry this fall

Buckingham Palace has announced that Prince Harry and Meghan, the Duchess of Sussex, will make an official visit to South Africa in the fall

Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber's death penalty appeal over impartial jury
Feds urge court to reject Boston Marathon bomber's death penalty appeal over impartial jury

Prosecutors asked the 1st U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals to deny Dzhokhar Tsarnaev's claim that it was impossible for him to find an impartial jury in a city still traumatized by the bombings.

Nipsey Hussle killing: Witness heard talk about 'snitching' before rapper was shot dead
Nipsey Hussle killing: Witness heard talk about 'snitching' before rapper was shot dead

The woman who drove Eric Holder, the man charged with the killing, from the scene also testified she heard the men talk about "snitching."

White supremacist propaganda increasingly making its presence felt on US campuses, says report
White supremacist propaganda increasingly making its presence felt on US campuses, says report

Instances of white supremacist propaganda showing up on college campuses trended higher in the recently completed academic year, according to the Anti-Defamation League report

Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty of murdering ISIS prisoner but convicted of posing with dead captive
Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher found not guilty of murdering ISIS prisoner but convicted of posing with dead captive

The verdict was met with an outpouring of emotion as the military jury also cleared Special Operations Chief Edward Gallagher of attempted murder in the shootings of two civilians and all other charges except for posing for photos with the body of the dead captive.

USA on brink of another World Cup title after overpowering England 2-1
USA on brink of another World Cup title after overpowering England 2-1

The top-ranked United States will face the winner of Wednesday's semifinal between the Netherlands and Sweden in the Americans' third straight appearance in the World Cup title match.

Kimono belongs to Japan not to Kim Kardashian's shapewear line, Japan's trade minister says
Kimono belongs to Japan not to Kim Kardashian's shapewear line, Japan's trade minister says

Japan's trade minister, Hiroshige Seko, said Tuesday that the kimono is globally known as belonging to Japan, and urged U.S. trademark officials to examine the case appropriately.

Man accused of murdering Mackenzie Lueck, 23, was banned from Utah State University campus in 2012 for stealing an iPad
Man accused of murdering Mackenzie Lueck, 23, was banned from Utah State University campus in 2012 for stealing an iPad

He had stopped attending class there the year before but continued to sleep on residence hall couches and keep things in a janitor's closet, police said.

Megan Rapinoe not in US starting lineup for World Cup semifinal match against England
Megan Rapinoe not in US starting lineup for World Cup semifinal match against England

Rapinoe has two goals in each of the last two games for the United States and five for the tournament. She shares the lead for most goals at the World Cup with three others, including teammate Alex Morgan and England's Ellen White.

Nike pulls slavery-era ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ sneaker after Colin Kaepernick complains
Nike pulls slavery-era ‘Betsy Ross Flag’ sneaker after Colin Kaepernick complains

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey lashed out at Nike's decision to yank the sneaker, tweeting that he is asking the state's Commerce Authority to withdraw all financial incentives for the company to locate there.

Pete Buttigieg raises $24 million in second quarter topping $18 million raised by Bernie Sanders last quarter
Pete Buttigieg raises $24 million in second quarter topping $18 million raised by Bernie Sanders last quarter

The impressive haul tops the $18 million raised last quarter by Bernie Sanders, who led the Democratic field in fundraising during that period.

Claire Foy, Sterling K Brown, Adele, Lady Gaga among 842 new members invited to join the Academy
Claire Foy, Sterling K Brown, Adele, Lady Gaga among 842 new members invited to join the Academy

Half of the new invitees to the film academy are women. In 10 of the 17 branches — including the directing, writing and producing branches — more women than men were invited. This year's class of new members also includes 29% people of color.

Border Patrol head condemns agents' sexually explicit Facebook posts about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
Border Patrol head condemns agents' sexually explicit Facebook posts about Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

The head of the U.S. Border Patrol says sexist and insensitive posts in a closed Facebook group are 'completely inappropriate'

DNA leads to arrest of man suspected of three brutal rapes committed in Sacramento over 25 years ago
DNA leads to arrest of man suspected of three brutal rapes committed in Sacramento over 25 years ago

Law enforcement officials said they finally linked the "John Doe DNA" to 59-year-old Mark Manteuffel. The former Federal Bureau of Prisons employee, who once studied and lectured part-time at Sacramento State University, was arrested by FBI agents Friday in Decatur, Georgia.

Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, found dead in Texas hotel room, game against Rangers postponed
Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, 27, found dead in Texas hotel room, game against Rangers postponed

The team said it happened Monday in Texas but provided no other immediate details. Skaggs started the Angels' game Saturday night against the Athletics. Their game against the Texas Rangers on Monday night has been postponed.

15-year-old Cori Gauff stuns Venus Williams to knock her out in the first round of  Wimbledon
15-year-old Cori Gauff stuns Venus Williams to knock her out in the first round of Wimbledon

Fifteen-year-old Coco Gauff from America beat five-time champion Venus Williams 6-4, 6-4 in a first-round meeting between two players with a 24-year age gap on Court 1

Protesters overrun Hong Kong parliament, spray-paint pro-democracy logos on walls of chamber
Protesters overrun Hong Kong parliament, spray-paint pro-democracy logos on walls of chamber

A group of protesters in Hong Kong has taken over the legislature's main building, tearing down portraits of legislative leaders and spray-painting pro-democracy slogans on the walls of the main chamber

Japan resumes commercial whaling after three decades; at least two minke whales hunted on first day
Japan resumes commercial whaling after three decades; at least two minke whales hunted on first day

Workers in blue plastic overalls poured sake from paper cups onto the first whale to express thanks and celebrate the first catch

10 dead in horror plane crash at Texas airport as private jet suddenly flies into a hangar and explodes
10 dead in horror plane crash at Texas airport as private jet suddenly flies into a hangar and explodes

The Beechcraft BE-350 King Air hit an unoccupied hangar soon after 9 a.m., according to the Federal Aviation Administration. The hangar burst into flames and black smoke billowed from the building as firefighters sprayed on water to contain the blaze.

Trial of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher exposes deep divides in America's normally secretive elite force
Trial of Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher exposes deep divides in America's normally secretive elite force

A number of special forces members are on trial this year. A U.S. Navy SEAL last month pleaded guilty to hazing and assault charges for his role in the 2017 strangulation of a U.S. Army Green Beret in Africa.

Luis Alvarez, former detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding, dies at 53 from cancer
Luis Alvarez, former detective who fought for 9/11 compensation funding, dies at 53 from cancer

Alvarez appeared with former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart earlier this month to plead with Congress to extend the compensation fund.

Heartbroken mother of drowned Salvadoran migrant mourns loss: 'They died in each other's arms'
Heartbroken mother of drowned Salvadoran migrant mourns loss: 'They died in each other's arms'

Óscar Alberto Martínez Ramírez and his daughter Valeria were swept away by the current near Matamoros, Mexico, and Brownsville, Texas, this week. A grim photo shows the girl tucked inside her father's shirt for protection with her arm draped over his neck.

Drunk Washington man runs over 2 German tourists sunbathing at swimming hole killing them instantly
Drunk Washington man runs over 2 German tourists sunbathing at swimming hole killing them instantly

Police arrested 71-year-old David E. Croswell from Washougal, Washington, and held him on suspicion of vehicular homicide while driving under the influence of intoxicants and hit-and-run driving that causes death

New software glitch found in Boeing's troubled 737 Max jet delaying plane's return to flying
New software glitch found in Boeing's troubled 737 Max jet delaying plane's return to flying

Government test pilots trying out Boeing's updated Max software in a flight simulator last week found a flaw that could result in the plane's nose pitching down

Britney Spears' conservatorship sues blogger for defamation: 'It's time for the conspiracy theories...to stop'
Britney Spears' conservatorship sues blogger for defamation: 'It's time for the conspiracy theories...to stop'

The legal move is being seen as a push back against the so-called "Free Britney" movement, which alleges the singer is being controlled against her will.

Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients, faces more than 50 years in prison
Ex-USC gynecologist charged in sex assaults of 16 patients, faces more than 50 years in prison

Dr. George Tyndall has been the subject of a Los Angeles police investigation for more than a year after patients claimed sexual abuse or harassment by the gynecologist.

Minnesota boy, 5, thrown from Mall of America balcony remains in intensive care even as attacker has been sentenced to 19 years in jail
Minnesota boy, 5, thrown from Mall of America balcony remains in intensive care even as attacker has been sentenced to 19 years in jail

The boy has more than 15 medical procedures, including surgeries for two broken arms and a broken leg, facial and skull fractures and removal of his spleen

Shocking image of drowned Salvadoran dad and his 2-year-old daughter at US-Mexico border sparks outrage
Shocking image of drowned Salvadoran dad and his 2-year-old daughter at US-Mexico border sparks outrage

The searing photograph highlights the perils faced by mostly Central American migrants fleeing violence and poverty and hoping for asylum in the US

Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before House committees on July 17
Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly before House committees on July 17

Lawmakers are likely to confront Mueller on why he did not come to a firm conclusion on obstruction of justice

2 service members killed in Afghanistan, says US military a day after Mike Pompeo's visit
2 service members killed in Afghanistan, says US military a day after Mike Pompeo's visit

More than 2,400 US service personnel have died in Afghanistan since the US-led coalition invaded in October 2001 to oust the Taliban and hunt down al-Qaida chief Osama bin Laden

Cardi B pleads not guilty to new charges of attempted assault in strip club brawl
Cardi B pleads not guilty to new charges of attempted assault in strip club brawl

Cardi B had originally only been charged with misdemeanors. Prosecutors presented the case to a grand jury after she rejected a plea deal that would have given her a conditional discharge.

Wounded Knee massacre: Lawmakers seek to revoke Medals of Honor for US soldiers
Wounded Knee massacre: Lawmakers seek to revoke Medals of Honor for US soldiers

In 1990, Congress apologized to the descendants of those killed at Wounded Knee but did not revoke the medals.

Police in Georgia release video showing rescue of newborn from plastic bag in the woods
Police in Georgia release video showing rescue of newborn from plastic bag in the woods

Authorities have been searching for the baby's mother since June 6, when a family in a nearby home heard her crying in a wooded area in Cumming

Melania Trump's aide Stephanie Grisham to replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary
Melania Trump's aide Stephanie Grisham to replace Sarah Sanders as White House press secretary

Stephanie Grisham, who has been with the Trumps since 2015, will also take on the role of White House communications director

Jussie Smollett case: Chicago police release footage of 'Empire' actor with noose around his neck
Jussie Smollett case: Chicago police release footage of 'Empire' actor with noose around his neck

In all, police released nearly 1,200 different individual files on Monday, including thousands of pages of documents, arrest reports and handwritten notes from police.

Donald Trump's executive order slaps more sanctions on Iran, targets Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei
Donald Trump's executive order slaps more sanctions on Iran, targets Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei

The latest round of sanctions denies Supreme Leader Ali Khamenei and senior military figures access to financial resources and blocks their access to any financial assets they have under US jurisdiction.

IN STITCHES: Social media network for knitters bans posts supporting Trump saying it amounts to 'support for open white supremacy'
IN STITCHES: Social media network for knitters bans posts supporting Trump saying it amounts to 'support for open white supremacy'

Ravelry.com, an 8-million strong social network for knitters, says the site took the action because it can't provide a space "inclusive of all and also allow support for open white supremacy."

Cyprus serial killer breaks down while pleading guilty to killing 5 women and 2 children, sentenced to seven life terms
Cyprus serial killer breaks down while pleading guilty to killing 5 women and 2 children, sentenced to seven life terms

The judges said Metaxas "didn't even hesitate to kill children" over a 2½-year period during which prosecutors said he sought out many of his adult victims on online social networks using the handle "Orestes35" and had sex with them

Lawmakers come to rescue of woman who was jailed for turning in her husband's guns
Lawmakers come to rescue of woman who was jailed for turning in her husband's guns

Courtney Irby spent six days in jail on charges of armed burglary and grand theft after she brought the guns from her husband's apartment to the Lakeland Police

Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples' and other sensational romances, dies at 91
Judith Krantz, author of 'Scruples' and other sensational romances, dies at 91

Her first novel — 'Scruples' in 1978 — became a best-seller. Krantz's books have been translated into 52 languages and sold more than 85 million copies worldwide. They inspired a series of hit miniseries with the help of her husband, film and television producer Steve Krantz.

Trump is 'not prepared to lose' the 2020 election, says he'd rather run against 'Sleepy' Joe Biden than 'vicious' Hillary Clinton
Trump is 'not prepared to lose' the 2020 election, says he'd rather run against 'Sleepy' Joe Biden than 'vicious' Hillary Clinton

Joe Biden, he looks like he's just exhausted, Trump said. 'I don't know what happened to him, but he is exhausted and he doesn't do any work. He's not working'

Donald Trump refutes sexual assault claims by New York columnist: 'I've never met this person in my life'
Donald Trump refutes sexual assault claims by New York columnist: 'I've never met this person in my life'

A New York-based advice columnist claims Donald Trump sexually assaulted her in a dressing room at a Manhattan department store in the mid-1990s

7 dead, 3 injured in devastating crash between truck, motorcycles on New Hampshire highway
7 dead, 3 injured in devastating crash between truck, motorcycles on New Hampshire highway

State police have confirmed that seven people have died in a crash in New Hampshire between a truck and several motorcycles

11 people killed after twin-engine aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say no survivors
11 people killed after twin-engine aircraft crashes in Hawaii, authorities say no survivors

Honolulu Fire Chief Manuel Neves said the first crews on scene extinguished the fire and that the crash occurred near the perimeter fencing of the small airport

Cardi B charged with two felony counts for strip club assault
Cardi B charged with two felony counts for strip club assault

An indictment filed in state court charges Cardi B with two counts of felony attempted assault and various lesser charges, including harassment and reckless endangerment

Missouri's last abortion clinic could be shut after license renewal is denied citing concerns over ‘failed abortions’
Missouri's last abortion clinic could be shut after license renewal is denied citing concerns over ‘failed abortions’

No state has been without a functioning abortion clinic since 1974, the year after the U.S. Supreme Court's Roe v. Wade ruling that legalized abortion nationwide

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