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President Joe Biden Signs Landmark Gun Violence Bill

President Joe Biden on Saturday signed the most sweeping gun violence bill in decades, a bipartisan compromise that seemed unimaginable until a recent series of mass shootings, including the massacre of 19 students and two teachers at a Texas elementary school. “Time is of the essence. Lives will be saved,” he said in the Roosevelt Room of the […]

President Biden Calls Supreme Court Abortion Ruling a “Sad Day for the Court and the Country”

President Joe Biden said Friday that “it’s a sad day for the court and the country” after the Supreme Court overturned Roe v. Wade, the landmark 1973 decision that legalized abortion nationwide. “Now with Roe gone, let’s be very clear, the health and life of women across this nation are now at risk,” he said […]

Supreme Court Expands Gun Rights, Strikes Down New York Law

In a major expansion of gun rights after a series of mass shootings, the Supreme Court said Thursday that Americans have a right to carry firearms in public for self-defense, a ruling likely to lead to more people legally armed. The decision came out as Congress and states debate gun-control legislation. About one-quarter of the […]

Civil Jury Finds Bill Cosby Sexually Abused Judy Huth in 1975

Jurors at a civil trial found Tuesday that Bill Cosby sexually abused a 16-year-old girl at the Playboy Mansion in 1975. The Los Angeles County jury delivered the verdict in favor of Judy Huth, who is now 64, and awarded her $500,000. Jurors found that Cosby intentionally caused harmful sexual contact with Huth, that he […]

Rob Gronkowski Retires From NFL, Won’t Join Tom Brady for Third Season in Tampa Bay

Four-time All-Pro tight end Rob Gronkowski announced his retirement again, meaning he will not join Tom Brady for a third season in Tampa Bay. In an Instagram post Tuesday, the four-time Super Bowl champion with the Patriots and Buccaneers thanked his teammates and coaches over the years and said he’s going back to “chilling out.” “I […]

Mark Shields, Political Commentator and Columnist, Dies at 85

Political commentator and columnist Mark Shields, who shared his insight into American politics and wit on PBS NewsHour for decades, died Saturday. He was 85. Shields died at his Chevy Chase, Maryland, home, from kidney failure, PBS NewsHour spokesman Nick Massella said. Shields was a regular on the show starting in 1987, the year the […]

Former NASCAR Driver Clint Bowyer Involved in Fatal Crash

Former NASCAR driver and Fox Sports analyst Clint Bowyer struck and killed a pedestrian on a highway in southwest Missouri earlier this month, police said. The crash occurred June 5 on an exit ramp off of U.S. 54 near Osage Beach, Missouri, according to a crash report from Lake Ozark police. Bowyer, a native of […]

Julian Assange Extradition to U.S. Approved by U.K. Government

The British government has ordered the extradition of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to the United States to face spying charges. He is likely to appeal. Home Secretary Priti Patel signed the extradition order Friday, her department said. It follows a British court ruling in April that Assange could be sent to the U.S. The Home […]

Stephen Curry’s Golden State Warriors Win NBA Title for Fourth Time in Eight Years

The Golden State Warriors are NBA champions once again, topping the Boston Celtics 103-90 Thursday night for their fourth title in the last eight seasons. Stephen Curry scored 34 points and was named the NBA Finals MVP as the Warriors claimed the franchise’s seventh championship overall. And this one completed a journey like none other, […]

Foo Fighters Announce Initial Slate of Superstar Guests for Taylor Hawkins Tribute Concerts

The twin concerts for Foo Fighters’ late drummer Taylor Hawkins will include Miley Cyrus, Liam Gallagher, Joan Jett, Mark Ronson, members of Queen, The Police, Rush, Kiss, The Pretenders, Motley Crue, Queens of the Stone Age, Rage Against The Machine, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Supergrass and comedian Dave Chappelle. The shows will take place Sept. […]

Rapper Roddy Ricch No Longer Facing Gun Charges in NYC

Authorities have dropped criminal charges against rapper Roddy Ricch following a gun arrest Saturday in New York City that forced him to miss a scheduled concert performance. Ricch, 23, and two other men were taken into police custody after police said a security guard working a checkpoint outside Citi Field in Queens noticed a firearm […]

Mick Jagger Tests Positive for COVID-19, Rolling Stones Cancel Amsterdam Concert

The Rolling Stones canceled their concert in Amsterdam on Monday, just hours before it was due to start after lead singer Mick Jagger tested positive for COVID-19. The band announced the cancellation in a statement, saying the 78-year-old Jagger tested positive “after experiencing symptoms of COVID upon arrival at the stadium” on the outskirts of […]