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A heat wave in Texas is forecast to spread scorching temperatures to the north and east

Scorching temperatures brought on by a "heat dome" have taxed the Texas power grid and threaten to bring record highs to the state before they are expected to expand to other parts of the U.S. during the coming week, putting even more people at risk.

Crews enter University of Idaho students' home slated for demolition after quadruple stabbing murder

Work crews were photographed inside the King Road home Tuesday where four University of Idaho students were killed in a 4 a.m. home invasion in November.

New Jersey casinos want 10 more years of internet gambling, but NJ may only approve for 2 more

New Jersey’s casinos want to expand the state’s tops-in-the-nation internet gambling market for another 10 years, but state lawmakers may only approve it for an additional two

McCarthy Questions Strength of Trump’s Candidacy, Then Quickly Backtracks

The House speaker angered Donald J. Trump’s allies by saying he did not know whether the former president was the strongest candidate to beat President Biden.

Justice Department says negligence and misconduct allowed Jeffrey Epstein to hang himself

A new report from the Department of Justice Inspector General found that negligence, misconduct and job failures allowed Jeffrey Epstein to hang himself while in federal custody. The report found no evidence of foul play in his death.

Ivanka Trump dismissed from New York attorney general's fraud lawsuit against her father

A New York appeals court dismissed Ivanka Trump on Tuesday from a wide-ranging fraud lawsuit brought against her father and his company last year by the state's attorney general.

North Carolina GOP bars promotion of certain beliefs in state government, 1 of 5 veto overrides

North Carolina's Republican-dominated legislature swept five bills into law Tuesday with veto overrides, placing new limits on wetlands protection rules and barring the promotion of certain beliefs in state government workplaces that some lawmakers likened to critical race theory.

Around the world

India and Pakistan to clash at Cricket World Cup, politics permitting

Cricket is a massive part of life in both countries, and their cross-border rivalry reflects very real, even deadly tension between the nuclear-armed nations.

European Union to look into blocking sun's rays to combat climate change: Report

The European Union on Wednesday will begin to look into a possible strategy to combat climate change: blocking some of the sun's rays from Earth's surface, according to a report.

Putin Tries to Rewrite the Story of What Happened With Wagner Mutiny

President Vladimir V. Putin appeared only once during a mercenary’s daylong mutiny against the military. He was all over Russian TV on Tuesday, seeking to project an image of control.

Parliamentary inquest into 'Vatican Girl' mystery moves forward as pope acknowledges family's pain

Italy’s Parliament is poised to open a bicameral commission of inquiry into the 1883 disappearance of the teenage daughter of a Vatican employee

How Indigenous Guardsman Rescued Children After Plane Crash in the Amazon

Colombia’s Indigenous Guard has long had to fight for a space in the national narrative. Today, it is at the center of the country’s biggest story.

Ancient Roman wall painting does not depict pizza after all, archeologists say

Archeologists say a fresco discovered in the ancient ruins of Pompeii is not, as was previously believed, a pizza as the key ingredients did not arrive in Italy until centuries later.

Sierra Leone’s President Bio Wins Re-election

The main opposition candidate has rejected the results, and election observers have raised concerns over the lack of transparency during the vote count.


How security pros use TikTok without handing over personal data to China

I've been saying it for months; if you care about the Chinese Communist Party having your data, get TikTok off your phone immediately.

How to master Apple iPhone's Measure app for precise measurements

The Measure app on your iPhone will come in handy for your summer DIY and home projects, with its useful measure and angle features to properly measure your spaces and tools.

Coast Guard launches investigation into Titan submersible loss

The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a Marine Board of Investigation -- its highest level of inquiry -- into the cause of an underwater implosion that destroyed the Titan submersible with the loss of five people aboard during a deep-sea dive to the site of the Titanic wreck.

Data stolen from thousands of pilot applicants at American, Southwest

Cybercriminals stole the personal information of more than 8,000 job seekers, including their driver's and pilot license numbers.

SpaceX launches Indonesian communications satellite

The SATRIA broadband relay station will boost internet connectivity across the vast Indonesian archipelago.

Tesla May Have Already Won the Electric Vehicle Charging Wars

Deals with Ford and G.M. will make it easier to find a charger but could give Elon Musk control of critical infrastructure.

TikTok forming a "Youth Council" to make the platform safer for teens

An executive said the global Youth Council will be launched later this year, but an exact timeline has not been provided.

Sports News

Jets’ Tyler Conklin says New York has ‘plenty of room’ for running back Dalvin Cook

New York Jets tight end Tyler Conklin said New York has "plenty of room" for free-agent running back Dalvin Cook after he was released by the Minnesota Vikings.

Women’s Tennis Tour Approves Deal for Pay Equity by 2033

The WTA Tour approved a plan to achieve pay equity at its biggest tournaments. But it won’t be fully implemented until 2033.

Bader's 2-run double in the eighth sends the Yankees past the Rangers 5-3

Harrison Bader hit a go-ahead two-run double in the eighth inning and the New York Yankees overcame Gerrit Cole’s shortest start of the season and rallied for a 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers

Save the dates: Chicago Blackhawks will open the 2023-24 season on the road for 5 games starting Oct. 10

Chicago Blackhawks fans will have to wait to see Connor Bedard make his NHL debut — unless they’re ready to book a flight.

Summer football preview: Offensive line

Offensive linemen are big, strong and critical to making an offense succeed. Here's who to keep an eye on this summer in high school football.

Sharks acquire goalie from New Jersey Devils for draft pick

San Jose Sharks have reportedly acquired goalie Mackenzie Blackwood from the New Jersey Devils for a sixth-round draft pick

Former Maryland baseball coach Rob Vaughn to make $900,000 annually with Alabama

New Alabama baseball coach Rob Vaughn is set to make at least $900,000 annually under his five-year deal.

Politics News

Senate Report Details Jan. 6 Intelligence and Law Enforcement Failures

The report by Democrats provided the most comprehensive picture to date of how federal officials missed, downplayed or failed to act on multiple threats of and plans for violence.

Issa slams White House for shift in messaging on whether Biden knew of Hunter's business dealings

EXCLUSIVE: Republican Rep. Darrell Issa said President Biden “lied" about his involvement in his son Hunter Biden’s business dealings, and slammed the White House Counsel's office for providing a “shield" to protect against answers to questions on the matter.

Amazon plans multibillion-dollar development in Ohio as FTC bears in

Amazon is building a multibillion-dollar data center operation in reliably red Ohio as the Biden administration's federal regulators are ramping up scrutiny of the company and other big-tech firms.

Investigators in Trump Documents Case Also Focused on His Bedminster Club

The inquiry into Donald Trump’s handling of classified material revolved largely around his Florida club and residence, but investigators were also quietly focused on his New Jersey property.

Op Comic: Florida man makes campaign promises

If Ron DeSantis wins the White House, his Florida 'culture war' bombshells will be headed for the rest of us

Hunter Biden Isn’t Hiding. Even Some Democrats Are Uncomfortable.

Hunter Biden’s public appearances came across as a message of defiance by the president, who is determined to show that he stands by his son.

Leaked audio reveals Trump discussing classified materials

Newly leaked audio has revealed former President Trump allegedly showing a Defense Department plan for attacking Iran to people at his New Jersey golf club. Trump has denied any wrongdoing in the ongoing case of his alleged mishandling of classified documents. Catherine Herridge has the latest.