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Drone explosion hits Russia’s Black Sea Fleet headquartersKYIV, Ukraine (AP) — A small explosive device carried by a makeshift drone blew up Sunday at the headquarters of Russia’s Black Sea Fleet on the Crimean Peninsula, wounding six people and prompting the cancellation of ceremonies there honoring Russia’s navy, authorities said.
Biden connects through FaceTime with veterans exposed to burn pits: there is 'sacred obligation' to help them
President Biden connected with veterans and their families on Saturday afternoon through FaceTime as they camp outside the Capitol urging the Senate to pass the PACT Act.
Manchin demurs on Biden in 2024 and Dem majorities this year
WASHINGTON (AP) — Sen. Joe Manchin, one of the Democrats' most conservative and contrarian members, declined on Sunday to endorse Joe Biden if the president seeks a second term in 2024 and refused to say whether he wants Democrats to retain control of Congress after the November elections.
Manchin says Republicans in 'normal times' would be supporting energy, health care bill
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin argued Sunday that Republicans would in "normal times" support an energy and health care bill he recently negotiated with leaders of his party, saying the major piece of legislation addresses key areas the GOP has long championed.
Arizona House Speaker doubles back, says he’ll ‘never’ vote for Trump again
Arizona state House Speaker Rusty Bowers (R) on Sunday said he’ll never vote for former President Trump again, a reversal of earlier claims that he’d back Trump in a match-up against President Bide…
Toomey says Manchin "got taken to the cleaners" in deal with Schumer
Toomey said the new legislation from Senate Democrats neither reduces the deficit nor lowers inflation.
Jon Stewart knocks Cruz no vote on burn pit bill
Comedian and former “Daily Show” host Jon Stewart on Sunday knocked Sen. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) for voting no on a bill to aid military veterans exposed to toxic burn pits during their service. “…
Republicans lead race for House control at start of 2022 campaign — CBS News Battleground Tracker
Republicans are estimated to hold a 25-seat lead, driven by an edge in turnout and broad dissatisfaction with the way things are going.
CNN’s Zakaria calls Alito’s speech mocking foreign leaders ‘disgusting,’ ‘scandalous’
CNN host Fareed Zakaria on Sunday slammed Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito for what he called a “disgusting” and “scandalous” speech last week criticizing foreign leaders …
‘We’re going to be finding bodies for weeks,’ Kentucky governor says of floods
Gov. Andy Beshear provided a grim update on the impact of the extreme weather and floods the state has been hammered with in recent days.
SEE IT: Trump mocks Biden, claims he has dementia in wild post
Former President Donald Trump accused President Joe Biden of having dementia rather than a COVID-19 rebound infection in a backhanded "get well" message on his Truth Social platform that spurred a wild rant Sunday.
Trump-backed GOP Michigan governor candidate says she disagrees with DeVos on Jan. 6
Michigan gubernatorial candidate Tudor Dixon said Sunday that she disagrees with former Education Secretary Betsy DeVos, whose family has backed Dixon’s campaign, about the role former President Tr…
Time for change: Federal ban on marijuana use causes more harm than good
We have warned about the perils of cannabis legalization. As Congress debates next steps on marijuana, USA TODAY Editorial Board reconsiders our view.
Barrasso says Sinema ‘not going to easily be twisted’ on Manchin-Schumer deal: ‘This is far from done’
Sen. John Barrasso (R-Wyo.) on Sunday said the new spending deal between Senate Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) and Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) announced last week is “far from done,&…
Manchin to Sinema: Believe in this bill
All eyes have now turned to the Arizona Democrat to see if she will support the legislation agreed to last week.
UN peacekeepers open fire in DR Congo, causing several casualties
Congolese authorites say at least two people were killed as UN’s blue helmets opened fired in DRC’s eastern region.
FBI failures before the Capitol siege avoided the Jan. 6 committee's scorn. Not for long.
The House Jan. 6 panel has been running a behind-the-scenes investigation into how law enforcement missed the warning signs flashing before the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol.
Republicans push back on Manchin claim that inflation bill doesn't include tax increase
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said Sunday that the Inflation Reduction Act does raise taxes, despite how Democrats are framing it.
Trump threatens endorsement against Wisconsin Republican resisting decertify movement
Former President Donald Trump put a top Wisconsin lawmaker on notice, escalating his immense pressure campaign to get the state to embrace his claims of a stolen election in 2020.
Oleksiy Vadatursky: Ukraine grain tycoon killed in Russian shelling of Mykolaiv
One of Ukraine's richest men and his wife die in a bombardment of the southern city of Mykolaiv.
Sen. Warnock cites 'bipartisanship,' avoids Biden in Georgia
ATLANTA (AP) — Democrats in Georgia predict dire outcomes should Sen.
Pompeo targets Biden over possible Pelosi trip to Taiwan
Former Secretary of State Mike Pompeo knocked the Biden administration for not backing a trip to Taiwan by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.). “To allow America to be bullied by Chinese propagan…
WATCH: Old clip resurfaces of Bill Clinton disagreeing with Biden on inflation
A clip of former President Bill Clinton defining a recession as "two quarters in a row" of economic contraction has been circulating on social media, and Republicans are using it to take a dig at President Joe Biden.
Manchin touts inflation reduction bill, says 'I'm not getting involved' in upcoming elections
Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., spoke about the Inflation Reduction Act on multiple talk shows and repeatedly failed to answer questions about midterm elections.
Biden wants an industrial renaissance. He can’t do it without immigration reform.
Intel’s planned microchip plant outside Columbus, Ohio, is the administration’s poster child for reviving high-tech manufacturing. But failure to allow a small number of foreign-born doctorates to stay in the U.S. could cause the effort to fizzle.
Russian strikes kill Ukrainian grain tycoon; drone hits Russian naval base
Russian missiles pounded the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv on Sunday, killing the owner of a major grain exporter, while a drone strike on Russia's Black Sea naval base in Sevastopol was launched from within the city in a "terrorist attack," a Russian lawmaker said.
Even as China becomes more assertive, there are still shared interests, New Zealand's prime minister says
New Zealand Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday that even "as China becomes more assertive in the pursuit of its interests", there are still shared interests that the two countries can and should co-operate on.
Congress takes aggressive stance against foreign spyware
Congress is seeking to ramp up U.S. defenses against the evolving threat of foreign spyware following recent incidents exposing its use on government officials, journalists and dissidents. Last wee…
Parkland trial a rare, curtailed look at mass shooting gore
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Few Americans outside law enforcement and government ever see the most graphic videos or photos from the nation's worst mass shootings — in most states, such evidence is only displayed at trial and most such killers die during or immediately after their attacks.
Manchin says climate and tax deal "all about" fighting inflation
Manchin and Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer unveiled the Inflation Reduction Act last week.
Republicans race to stop Greitens in Missouri Senate primary
Republicans are making a final push to shut out former Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens in the state’s closely watched GOP Senate primary, fearing that him clinching the GOP nomination on Tuesday could …
Republicans push back on Manchin claim that inflation bill doesn't include tax increase
Republican Sen. Pat Toomey said Sunday that the Inflation Reduction Act does raise taxes, despite how Democrats are framing it.
Russia pummels Ukraine’s Mykolaiv, killing major grain exporter
Russian strikes hit southern Ukrainian port city, killing owner of one of country’s largest grain-producing companies.
Russia hits southern Ukraine city, killing grain exporter, governor says
Heavy Russian strikes hit the southern Ukrainian port city of Mykolaiv overnight and early on Sunday.
Arizona GOP House Speaker Rusty Bowers says 'America's tired' of Trump: 'I'll never vote for him, but I won't have to'
Bowers' testimony for the January 6 committee prompted backlash from the Republican party. He's facing a Trump-backed candidate in a Senate primary.
Trump spy chief says Biden 'mismanaged' Pelosi's Asia trip
Former Director of National Intelligence John Ratcliffe criticized the Biden administration for its handling of speculation that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) will visit Taiwan despite warnings by China.
POLITICO Playbook: Manchin declines to endorse Biden’s reelection
And Biden tests positive for Covid again.
Romania defuses drifting mine off Black Sea coast
Romania's military carried out late on Sunday a controlled explosion of a naval mine that had drifted close to the country's Black Sea shore, the defense ministry said.
Western flames spread, California sees its largest 2022 fire
YREKA, Calif. (AP) — Crews battling the largest wildfire so far this year in California braced for thunderstorms and hot, windy conditions that created the potential for additional fire growth Sunday as they sought to protect remote communities.
Inside TikTok's army of lobbyists of ex-senators, congressmen, and staffers
TikTok’s lobbying shop includes former members of Congress from both sides of the aisle, numerous former staffers for congressional leaders, and a top adviser for former President Donald Trump’s campaigns.
Kosovo government postpones its plan for volatile north after tensions rise
The plan would have obliged Serbs in the north of the country to apply for car license plates issued by Pristina institutions over tensions between police and local communities.
Hezbollah airs video of Israeli barges in disputed maritime area
Group warns Tel Aviv of ‘playing with time’ as new round of maritime border talks starts between Israel and Lebanon.
Obama mourns death of basketball great Bill Russell: ‘We lost a giant’
Former President Obama memorialized Bill Russell on Sunday in a statement on Twitter after the NBA legend’s family announced he had died at 88. “Today, we lost a giant,” Obama wrote. “As tall as Bi…
Despite Biden's Success on Judges, Progressives Demand a Faster Pace
WASHINGTON — With an extended summer recess looming and their majority at risk in November elections, Senate Democrats were facing the prospect of allowing dozens of judicial vacancies to go unfilled by President Joe Biden this year, and under pressure from progressive activists to move more...
Three ‘trigger ban’ states move closer to restricting abortion
A trio of conservative states with so-called “trigger bans” on the books have moved closer to enacting a new set of abortion restrictions as a result of the circuitous domino effect that began with…
‘Sending drivers out to die’: UPS workers demand heat safety amid record temps
Union representatives around the country say they’re worried about the number of UPS workers who have needed medical treatment for heat illness this summer.
Opinion | More Republican Women Than You Think Have Had Abortions. Here’s How I Know.
We pretend my story is rare among conservatives. It's not, and Republicans should stop acting like it.
On Navy Day, Putin says United States is main threat to Russia
President Vladimir Putin on Sunday signed a new naval doctrine which cast the United States as Russia's main rival and set out Russia's global maritime ambitions for crucial areas such as the Arctic and in the Black Sea.
Toomey rips Dems trotting out ‘pseudo celebrity’ Jon Stewart to ‘make up false accusations’ about veteran bill
Sen. Pat Toomey, R-Pa., on Sunday ripped Democrats and comedian Jon Stewart for trying to paint him as anti-veteran for blocking a veterans benefits bill last week.
Republicans argue Manchin and Schumer's energy, health care deal will raise taxes, citing nonpartisan data
Americans of all incomes would see their federal taxes rise under the climate and health care package that was negotiated last week between Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer and moderate Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin, according to data from the nonpartisan Joint Committee on Taxation released...
Brazil moves toward paving road key to deforestation
RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — In a decision that critics have labeled as dangerous, Brazil’s government granted a preliminary environmental permit for paving a dirt highway that cuts through one of the Amazon rainforest’s most preserved areas.
Chris Rock after Will Smith apology video: 'Everybody claims to be a victim'
Comedian Chris Rock chided Will Smith after the "Fresh Prince" issued an apology for the infamous Oscars slap, saying “everybody is trying to be a f***ing victim.”
Manchin dodges on whether he wants Dems to control Congress, again declines to support Biden for 2024
Appearing on multiple television programs Sunday morning, Sen. Joe Manchin refused to say whether he supported his fellow Democrats in upcoming elections.
Matt Gaetz Caught on Hot Mic Assuring Roger Stone of Pardon by Donald Trump
REUTERSFacing possible jail time after being charged with the obstruction of a congressional investigation, veteran Republican operative Roger Stone was assured by MAGA-loving Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) that former President Donald Trump would offer him a pardon.The new revelation comes from a hot...
Days of deadly floods and landslides wreak havoc in Iran
Dozens are dead and at least 45 people missing after most Iranian provinces were affected by the inundations.
Arizona primary: An election denier wants to run Arizona's elections as secretary of state
GOP State Rep. Mark Finchem is running for secretary of state in the August 2 primary. He's been linked to QAnon and he's backed by Donald Trump.
Here's the biggest news you missed this weekend
The death toll in Kentucky's flooding rises. And President Biden tests positive for COVID-19 a second time. It's the weekend's biggest news.
Russian official says Ukraine carried out drone attack on Black Sea fleet HQ
A senior official in Russian-annexed Crimea accused Ukraine on Sunday of carrying out a drone attack ahead of planned celebrations to mark Navy Day, injuring five and forcing the cancellation of festivities.
Toomey defends burn pit vote, citing ‘false accusations’ by Jon Stewart
Sen. Pat Toomey (R-Pa.) on Sunday defended his “no” vote on a bill to aid military veterans exposed to toxic burn pits against what he called “false accusations” from comedian Jon Stewa…
5 things to know about CBS News' 2022 Battleground Tracker
The CBS News Battleground Tracker regularly estimates the race for Congress — how many seats each party is currently poised to win in the House.
AP sources: Decision in Watson discipline case coming Monday
A decision on discipline for Cleveland Browns quarterback Deshaun Watson following accusations of sexual misconduct is coming Monday. Two people with knowledge of the situation told The Associated Press that retired judge Sue L.
Ukraine says scores of Russians killed, rail links cut in southern fighting
The Ukrainian military said on Saturday it had killed scores of Russian soldiers in fighting in the south, including the Kherson region.
After starting New Mexico fire, U.S. asks victims to pay
The U.S. government is asking victims to share recovery costs on private land.
Russia is plundering gold in Sudan to boost Putin's war effort in Ukraine
Multiple interviews with high-level Sudanese and US officials and troves of documents reviewed by CNN paint a picture of an elaborate Russian scheme to plunder Sudan's riches in a bid to fortify Russia against increasingly robust Western sanctions and to buttress Moscow's war effort in Ukraine.
Zelensky says Ukraine’s harvest could be cut in half by war
Ukraine’s typical harvest output could be halved this year by the Russian invasion, Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky said Sunday. “Ukrainian harvest this year is under the threat to be …
California battles worst wildfire this year as flames scorch more than 51,000 acres
California is battling its worst wildfire this year, with more than 51,000 acres burned and multiple communities under evacuation orders.
Winning lottery jackpot is lucky for some, tragic for others
Dave and Erica Harrig stayed true to their values when they won a lottery jackpot of more than $61 million in 2013. It made all the difference. The couple from Gretna, Nebraska, a community on the outskirts of Omaha where Dave Harrig now is a volunteer firefighter, allowed themselves to buy a...
VA secretary says Republican-backed amendments to burn pits legislation would lead to 'rationing of care for vets'
Veterans Affairs Secretary Denis McDonough on Sunday pushed back against Senate Republicans blocking passage of the administration-backed PACT Act, warning that if the chamber passes GOP senators' proposed amendment to the legislation aimed at providing care for veterans exposed to toxic burn...
Nancy Pelosi begins Asia tour, with no mention of Taiwan
Nancy Pelosi will visit four East Asian countries - and China has warned her not to include Taiwan.
Medicaid expansion breakthrough within reach in N. Carolina
After a decade of vigorous opposition, most North Carolina Republicans have now embraced the idea of expanding the state's Medicaid program to cover hundreds of thousands of additional low-income adults. During the General Assembly session that ended July 1, the GOP-controlled House and Senate...
EU's Borrell welcome Kosovo's decision to delay measures
The European Union's foreign policy chief Josep Borrell on Sunday welcomed the Kosovo government's move to delay its plan to require Serbs to register for new license plates issued by Pristina to Sept 1.
Manchin refuses to say whether he thinks Biden deserves a second term: 'I'm not speculating on it'
Democratic Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia refused to say Sunday whether he thinks President Joe Biden deserves a second term in office.
Hitler's watch sells at Maryland auction for $1.1 million
CHESAPEAKE CITY, Md. (AP) — A Maryland auction house has sold a wristwatch that once belonged to Adolf Hitler for $1.1 million. Alexander Historical Auctions in Chesapeake City had estimated the value between $2 and $4 million, describing the watch as a “World War II relic of historic proportions.”
Manchin mum on whether Democrats should hold Congress after midterms
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Sunday sidestepped questions about whether he hopes his party retains control of Congress after this year’s midterm elections. “I think the Democrats have great candid…
NASA criticizes China after rocket makes uncontrolled return to Earth
“You’re dropping the equivalent of a couple of cars worth of material over a very large area,” Ted Muelhaupt, an aerospace consultant, told NBC News.
Gottlieb predicts monkeypox will become public health failure
Former Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Commissioner Scott Gottlieb penned an op-ed in the New York Times published on Saturday arguing that the United States lacks a federal infrastructure capab…
British PM candidate Sunak vows 20% income tax cut by 2029
Sunak, once seen as the favorite to replace Boris Johnson, has struggled against his rival, Foreign Secretary Liz Truss, who has pledged immediate tax cuts.
Under fire, US officials say monkeypox can still be stopped
Top U.S. health officials say the country's monkeypox outbreak can still be stopped despite rising case numbers and limited vaccine supplies
How Bernie Sanders and conservatives united against US semiconductor bill
Vermont senator opposed ‘corporate welfare’ to firms paying huge salaries to executives – but Chips and Science Act passed Congress
US Navy developing water-based drones to combat China 'pacing challenge' but wary of 'unproven technology'
The Navy has faced a number of setbacks in deploying new ships after the vessels suffered various technological shortcomings that forced early retirement.
Apple still thriving as economy slows, despite 3Q profit dip
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — Apple’s profit slipped during the past quarter, but the world’s largest technology company is holding up better than many of its peers as the economy teeters on the edge of a recession.
Explainer: What's driving the power struggle in Iraq?
A power struggle in Iraq between the influential Shi'ite cleric Moqtada Sadr and Iran-backed Shi'ite rivals has escalated with his supporters breaking into parliament and beginning an open-ended sit-in protest.
How burn pits may have raised veterans' risk of rare cancers and respiratory illnesses
Twenty-five Republican senators who previously supported a bipartisan bill to expand health care for veterans exposed to toxic burn pits reversed their stance on Wednesday.
Kentucky floods death toll climbs amid renewed threat from heavy rain
The number of deaths from massive flooding in Kentucky has continued to climb amid a renewed threat for more heavy rains.
Canceling planned strike, Boeing workers to vote on revised contract offer
A union representing nearly 2,500 employees at three Boeing Co defense locations in the St. Louis area said on Saturday they will vote on the company's revised contract offer, canceling a strike that was set to start Monday.
Kosovo postpones new car number plate rules amid tensions
Ethnic Serbs park trucks and tankers at border crossings in the north in protest at the new rules.
High-stakes Senate primary tests Missouri Republicans' tolerance for an Eric Greitens return
In conversations with about 45 Missourians across the state, mostly Republicans, some said they were sticking by Eric Greitens in the Republican Senate primary, and even those who weren't expressed skepticism about the allegations agains thim. But the majority said they had issues with the...
Publisher of Tim Scott memoir acknowledges error over line about White House bid
The publisher of a new memoir from Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) has acknowledged that editors erroneously slipped into the book’s copyright page two sentences that claimed Scott was seeking a pres…
17-year-old killed, 4 hurt in stabbings on Wisconsin river
SOMERSET, Wis. (AP) — A Minnesota teenager died and four other people were seriously hurt after being stabbed while tubing down a Wisconsin river, authorities said. St. Croix County Sheriff Scott Knudson the victims and suspect, a 52-year-old Prior Lake, Minnesota man, were all on the Apple...
The Saudi Whitewashing Op in Full Swing Near Ground Zero
Photo Illustrations by Luis G. Rendon, Michael Daly/The Daily BeastThe controversy over the new Saudi-backed golf league hit fever pitch last week as it held a tournament hosted by Donald Trump at his self-named course in New Jersey.But apart from some fawning coverage by the fashion press...
Myanmar junta extends emergency rule, cites need for stability
The head of Myanmar's junta on Monday blamed instability for stalling efforts to implement a peace plan agreed with other Southeast Asian countries as he extended emergency rule for another six months.
Red Cross requests access to Russian prison in eastern Ukraine after POWs die
Both sides alleged the attack on the prison was premeditated and intended to silence the Ukrainian prisoners and to destroy evidence, including of possible atrocities.
Afghan-Iran border clash: Taliban says one killed
The Afghan Taliban say one of their officers died as the two countries blame each other.
A US dentist is accused of killing his wife on safari in Zambia. He says she accidentally discharged the gun
Lawrence and Bianca Rudolph shared a passion for big game hunting.
Ex-Putin adviser Chubais reported to be in European hospital
Anatoly Chubais, who resigned as a high-ranking adviser to Russian President Vladimir Putin and left Russia shortly after the invasion of Ukraine, was reported to be in intensive care in a European hospital on Sunday for a neurological disorder.
Kentucky residents brace for more rain as death toll from floods rises to 28
The death toll from flooding in Kentucky rose to 28 on Sunday as the National Weather Service warned of more rainfall through Monday morning.
Philippine ex-President Fidel Ramos dies at 94
A career military man, Ramos was the first Protestant to win the top office in the overwhelmingly Catholic nation.
3rd person dies months after Iowa nightclub shooting
A third person has died months after an April shooting inside a crowded Iowa nightclub
Red Cross: 10 killed in flooding in hilly eastern Uganda
KAMPALA, Uganda (AP) — Heavy rains in hilly eastern Uganda triggered flooding that burst river banks and submerged homes and roads, killing at least 10 people, the Red Cross said Sunday. The victims of the Saturday night downpour lived in the neighboring districts of Kapchorwa and Mbale.
Manchin says Sinema not involved in bill talks because he ‘didn’t think it would come to fruition’
Sen. Joe Manchin (D-W.Va.) on Sunday said the reason lawmakers such as Sen. Kyrsten Sinema (D-Ariz.) were not brought into negotiations on a climate, health care and taxes deal that he struck with …
Salvadoran Archbishop praises government crackdown on gangs
SAN SALVADOR, El Salvador (AP) — The Roman Catholic archbishop of San Salvador said Sunday that most people support a months-long state of emergency that has rounded of tens of thousands of suspects in a crackdown on violent street gangs.
Sudan's military leaders launch 'manhunt' for suspected sources after CNN gold investigation sparks protests | CNN
Sudan's military authorities have launched a "manhunt" for people suspected of providing information to CNN for an investigation that exposed Russia's plundering of gold in the African nation, according to multiple former and current officials.
Hollywood Farmers Market closed during police standoff
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The popular Hollywood Farmers Market was closed Sunday after a man fired a gun inside his apartment and threw objects out of his window into the street before barricading himself inside, police said.
U.N. nuclear conference to start Monday as Ukraine's Zaporizhzhia plant in "alarming" state, watchdog says
Secretary of State Antony Blinken, U.N. Secretary General Antonio Guterres IAEA chief Rafael Grossi are among those expected to gather at United Nations headquarters for nuclear conference.
Chris Rock jokes about Will Smith slap after apology
Hours after Will Smith posted an apology video for slapping Chris Rock at the Academy Awards earlier this year, Rock reportedly joked about the incident during his comedy show — without d…
'Go to hell,' journalist tells Iran after a man with a loaded rifle was arrested near her Brooklyn home | CNN
Iranian journalist and activist Masih Alinejad on Monday told the Iranian regime, "Go to hell," just days after authorities informed her a man armed with an AK-47-style rifle was arrested in the Brooklyn neighborhood where she lives with her family, including her stepchildren.
California fire becomes state's largest amid stifling heat wave
The McKinney Fire near the Oregon border surpassed the Oak Fire in Mariposa County, and forecasters say dry lightning could further expand the flames.
Part of Beirut port's grain silos collapses
The buildings were badly damaged in the 2020 port explosion, which killed more than 200 people.
2 cyclists dead, 3 injured after being hit by SUV during Make-A-Wish race
The suspect was arrested for two counts of Operating While Intoxicated Causing Death.
Banana Boat recalls scalp sunscreen spray for cancer risk
The maker of Banana Boat sunscreen is recalling a scalp spray because it contains trace amounts of benzene, a chemical which can cause cancer with repeated exposure. Edgewell Personal Care Co.
Bill Russell, NBA star and civil rights pioneer, dies at 88
BOSTON (AP) — Bill Russell redefined how basketball is played, and then he changed the way sports are viewed in a racially divided country. The most prolific winner in NBA history, Russell marched with Martin Luther King Jr., stood with Muhammad Ali and received the Presidential Medal of Freedom...
Nichelle Nichols, Lt. Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ has died at 89
Nichelle Nichols, who broke barriers for Black women in Hollywood as communications officer Lt. Uhura on the original “Star Trek” television series, has died at the age of 89. Her son Kyle Johnson said Nichols died Saturday in Silver City, New Mexico.
Pat Carroll, Emmy winner and voice of Ursula, dies at 95
Pat Carroll, a comedic television mainstay for decades, Emmy-winner for “Caesar’s Hour” and the voice Ursula in “The Little Mermaid,” has died. She was 95. Her daughter Kerry Karsian, a casting agent, said Carroll died at her home in Cape Cod, Massachusetts, on Saturday.
Ramos, ex-Philippine leader who helped oust dictator, dies
MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Former Philippine President Fidel Valdez Ramos, a U.S.-trained ex-general who saw action in the Korean and Vietnam wars and played a key role in a 1986 pro-democracy uprising that ousted a dictator, has died.
Reactions to the death of NBA great Bill Russell
Reaction from the basketball world and beyond on the death of NBA great and 11-time champion Bill Russell :
Celtics great Bill Russell, 11-time NBA champion, dead at 88
Russell was one of the sports world's greatest winners as the anchor of a team that won 11 NBA championships, as well as the league's first black coach.
Germany argues over nuclear shutdown amid gas supply worries
Rising concern over the impact of a potential Russian gas cutoff is fueling the debate in Germany over whether the country should switch off its last three nuclear power plants as planned at the end of this year
At least 37 dead in devastating Kentucky flooding
The death toll in the devastating flooding that hit eastern Kentucky continues to rise as more rain threatens the region, according to officials.
Transcript: Sen. Joe Manchin on "Face the Nation," July 31, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Sen. Joe Manchin of West Virginia that aired on Sunday, July 31, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Sen. Pat Toomey on "Face the Nation," July 31, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Republican Sen. Pat Toomey of Pennsylvania that aired Sunday, July 31, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Transcript: Neel Kashkari on "Face the Nation," July 31, 2022
The following is a transcript of an interview with Neel Kashkari, president and CEO of the Minneapolis Federal Reserve Bank, that aired Sunday, July 31, 2022, on "Face the Nation."
Full transcript of "Face the Nation" on July 31, 2022
On this "Face the Nation" broadcast, Sens. Joe Manchin and Pat Toomey joined John Dickerson.
Biden feeling well, isolating after rebound case of COVID
U.S. President Joe Biden is feeling well and continuing his isolation measures after again testing positive for COVID-19, his physician said in a memo released by the White House on Sunday.
COVID-19 vaccinations add new twist to MLB trade deadline
PHOENIX (AP) — This is always a stressful time of year for Major League Baseball's 30 general managers, who are evaluating talent, juggling financial implications and trying to figure out ways to make their teams better as Tuesday's trade deadline approaches.
Biden tests positive for COVID-19 again but "continues to feel well," White House doctor says
"He will continue to conduct the business of the American people from the Executive Residence," White House physician Dr. Kevin O'Connor said.
Loss of smell is a warning sign of Alzheimer’s. What if you lose your sense of smell from Covid?
New findings suggest there might be a connection between Covid-related loss of smell and cognitive impairment, but experts say more research is needed.
New Zealand's borders fully open after long pandemic closure
New Zealand's borders fully re-opened to visitors from around the world on Monday, for the first time since the COVID-19 pandemic closed them in March 2020.
Macau to reopen city as no COVID infections detected for 9 days
Macau will reopen public services and entertainment facilities, and allow dining-in at restaurants from Tuesday, authorities said, as the world's biggest gambling hub seeks a return to normalcy after finding no COVID-19 cases for nine straight days.
Doctor: Biden tests positive for COVID for 2nd day in a row
President Joe Biden tested positive for COVID-19 for the second straight day, in what appears to be a rare case of “rebound” following treatment with an anti-viral drug. In a letter noting the positive test, Dr. Kevin O'Connor, the White House physician, said Sunday that the president...
Inside the super-secure Swiss lab trying to stop the next pandemic
The setting is straight from a spy thriller: Crystal waters below, snow-capped Swiss Alps above and in between, a super-secure facility researching the world's deadliest pathogens.