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Things to know about a landslide that has destroyed homes in Southern California

Leaders of a Southern California city hit by a destructive landslide are planning to vote on a resolution to declare a local emergency

Leslie Van Houten, follower of cult leader Charles Manson, released from California prison

Charles Manson follower Leslie Van Houten walked out of a California prison Tuesday after serving more than 50 years of a life sentence for her participation in two infamous murders.

Trump Lashes Out at Gov. Kim Reynolds of Iowa

The former president snubbed one influential Iowa leader and attacked another, testing his immunity to traditional political pitfalls in a crucial state.

North Carolina trooper saved by bulletproof vest cleared in fatal shooting of armed motorist

A North Carolina state trooper was cleared in the fatal shooting of a gunman who opened fire on him during a traffic stop, authorities said.

Mississippi attorney general seeks to overturn conviction of former police officer in beating death case

The Mississippi attorney general has filed an appeal with the state appeals court, requesting the reversal of the conviction of a former police officer in the 2019 beating death of a man.

U.S. Students’ Progress Stagnated Last School Year, Study Finds

Despite billions in federal aid, students are not making up ground in reading and math: “We are actually seeing evidence of backsliding.

More homes in danger following California landslide

Several homes in Rolling Hills Estate in California are still in danger following a weekend landslide. Around a dozen homes may still collapse into a canyon. Elise Preston has the latest.

Around the world

American tourist viciously attacked by shark saw water turn red

The Ecuadorian navy helped transport Delia Yriarte to the nearest hospital for treatment, where she received 100 sutures to her leg and will need "probably a few more surgeries.

German court convicts Syrian IS member of war crimes, participating in foreign terrorist organization

A Syrian man identified as Raed E. has been convicted by a German court for committing war crimes and participating in the Islamic State terrorist organization. Suspect involved in attacks in eastern Syria.

Biden attends annual NATO summit

President Biden is at the annual NATO summit in Lithuania where he will meet with other leaders in the world's biggest security alliance. On the eve of the summit, Turkey's president agreed to let Sweden join membership in the NATO alliance.

North Korea Threatens Actions Against American Spy Planes

The country warned that it would shoot down American spy planes, escalating verbal attacks on the U.S. as South Korea’s leader traveled to attend a NATO summit.

Blinken: Sweden's expected NATO accession shows Putin that alliance is "more united than ever"

President Biden is in Lithuania Tuesday for this year's NATO summit, which comes as the alliance's 31 members debate whether to offer membership to Ukraine, and after Turkey agreed to Sweden's NATO bid. U.S.

Japan’s top court rules government can’t impose restrictions on transgender worker’s use of restrooms

The Supreme Court in Japan ruled that government-imposed restrictions on a transgender employee’s use of restrooms are illegal in a landmark decision over LGBTQ+ workplace rights.

Zelenskyy hails Ukraine's soldiers from a symbolic Black Sea island to mark 500 days of war

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy has marked the 500th day of the war by hailing the country’s soldiers in a video from a Black Sea island that became the symbol of Ukraine’s resilience in the face of the Russian invasion


Download these 4 apps before your next trip

Summer is synonymous with travel, and if you’re heading to a new destination, why not make it your wallpaper? Atlas, Free on iOS Atlas is an app that lets you create unique city street wallpapers based on a location. Search for a city, then choose a style.

Judge hands Microsoft a big victory, declines to stop its $69 billion takeover of video gamemaker Activision Blizzard

Judge hands Microsoft a big victory, declines to stop its $69 billion takeover of video gamemaker Activision Blizzard

How to safely wipe your iPhone or Android clean when repair isn't an option

Kurt "Cyberguy" Knutsson walks you through how to erase your data from your cellphone, either remotely or in person, if it is non-functional.

Threads Becomes Most Rapidly Downloaded App as Twitter Threatens Meta

Instagram’s new app was downloaded more than 30 million times in 16 hours. Twitter threatened legal action against its rival.

China Hits Ant Group with $985 Million Fine

After nearly three years of regulatory scrutiny, the fine is seen as a sign that Beijing is wrapping up its crackdown on technology firms.

Amazon union is sued by organizers and former leaders seeking a new election for union officers

The union that successfully organized an Amazon warehouse in New York is being sued by a splinter group that includes some former leaders

Elizabeth Holmes’ sentence reduced by almost two years

The Theranos founder surrendered herself for imprisonment May 30, to start serving a sentence of 11 years and three months.

Sports News

DeAndre Hopkins and Dalvin Cook lead a list of remaining NFL free agents ahead of training camp

DeAndre Hopkins and Dalvin Cook lead a list of accomplished players who are still available a week before several NFL teams open training camp

MLB All-Star Game: Stars Trade Tips Ahead of Game

The days of being overly competitive are over, as stars from across Major League Baseball gather for a fun weekend and share the tips and tricks that make them great.

New details emerge in Alabama baseball gambling scandal involving ex-coach: report

A report from Sports Illustrated published Monday revealed new details about a gambling scandal that allegedly involved ex-Alabama baseball coach Brad Bohannon.

Saints' Alvin Kamara pleads no contest to a misdemeanor in the beating of a man at a Las Vegas club

An attorney for Alvin Kamara says the New Orleans Saints running back has pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge stemming from a fight last year that left a man unconscious at a Las Vegas nightclub

PGA Tour says U.S. golf would struggle without Saudi cash infusion

Deal to join forces with golf tour supported by Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund has drawn accusations of "sportswashing.

Arlington Heights downtown area needs a distinct identity, especially if Bears come to town, merchants say

Business owners recently formed an alliance to build up and brand the village’s current central shopping and entertainment district.

Molly Smith becomes first woman to qualify for Mass-Am Championship

Molly Smith, an 18-year-old from Westford, has become the first woman to qualify for the Massachusetts Amateur Championship.

Politics News

U.S. rejoins UNESCO: "It's a historic moment!"

Trump pulled the U.S. out of the U.N. agency. Here's why the Biden administration believes America "can't afford to be absent any longer.

Maine passes paid family, medical leave proposal in supplemental budget

A supplemental budget signed into law by Democratic Maine Gov. Janet Mills on Tuesday includes $25 million in startup costs for a paid family and medical leave program.

'We will lose talent' over Tuberville blockade, Joint Chiefs nominee warns

Air Force Gen. C.Q. Brown laid out the procedural hold's effect on the military during his Senate confirmation hearing.

Desperate to Debate: Why a G.O.P. Candidate Is Offering $20 for $1 Donations

The candidate, Gov. Doug Burgum of North Dakota, is one of several Republican presidential candidates going to great lengths to reach a crucial threshold to qualify for the first primary debate.

Schumer says McConnell must 'put the pressure' on Tuberville to drop military promotions blockade

Top Senate Democrats said Tuesday the onus is on Republican leaders to intervene over Sen. Tommy Tuberville's hold on hundreds of military promotions that continue to languish without Senate approval.

Senate committee presses PGA Tour executives over proposed LIV Golf deal

Members of a Senate subcommittee pressed PGA Tour executives at a hearing Tuesday over the golf organization's framework agreement with LIV Golf, with lawmakers questioning the tour's unexpected decision to merge with the Saudi-funded league.

House GOP chair accuses HHS of "changing" story on NIH reappointments snafu

The Biden administration has rejected Republican claims that over a dozen NIH officials were not reappointed lawfully.