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Quadruple homicide suspect Joseph Eaton eyes insanity defense

Joseph Eaton's lawyers are reportedly aiming for an insanity defense in the quadruple homicide case against the Maine resident, which includes the murders of his parents.

Paperwork problems drive surge in people losing Medicaid health coverage

The nation's top health official implored states to do more to keep lower-income residents enrolled in Medicaid, as the Biden administration released figures Friday confirming that many who had health coverage during the coronavirus pandemic are now losing it.

Biden publicly acknowledges 7th grandchild, daughter of son Hunter and Arkansas woman

President Joe Biden on Friday for the first time publicly acknowledged his seventh grandchild, a four-year-old girl fathered by his son Hunter with an Arkansas woman, Lunden Roberts, in 2018.

Justice Alito says Congress can't regulate Supreme Court, impose ethics reforms

Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. said that Congress doesn't have the authority to impose ethics rules on the high court, defending himself and his colleagues as they've been under scrutiny from liberal lawmakers and activists for conflict of interest allegations in recent months.

Massachusetts men attempt to steal entire Bank of America ATM with chain, leads officers on chase

A search is underway for two men who led police officers on a pursuit in Massachusetts after trying to steal a Bank of America ATM early Friday morning, police said.

Judge refuses to dismiss lawsuit against Disney's efforts to neutralize governing district takeover

A judge in Florida on Friday refused to dismiss a lawsuit brought by Gov. Ron DeSantis appointees against Disney's efforts to neutralize the governor's takeover of Disney World's governing district.

Donald Trump appeals judge's decision to keep hush-money case in New York state court

Donald Trump has asked a federal appeals court to reverse a federal judge’s decision to keep his hush-money criminal case in a New York state court that the former president claims is “very unfair” to him

Around the world

Judge blasts prosecutors' handling of Venezuela case against ex-Miami congressman

A federal judge in Miami blasted prosecutors for an attempt to undercut a court order and try to take control of an oceanside condo belonging to a former Republican Congressman ahead of a high-profile trial connected to a $50 million consulting contrac

Colombians Seeking to Rally South America Behind Ukraine Were Nearly Killed

A deadly missile strike on a crowded restaurant wounded three Colombians who hope to build support for Ukraine in a continent that has avoided taking sides.

Threat from China prompts major military buildup by Japan, including long-range strike weapons

A security "crisis" mainly posed by threats from China is behind Japan's largest military buildup since World War II, including new strike weapons and asymmetric warfare arms, according to a defense strategy report made public Friday.

Fragments of what's believed to be Beethoven's skull finally returned

The bone fragments believed to belong to 18th-century composer Ludwig Van Beethoven have now made their way back to Vienna.

Ukrainian counteroffensive seeks to regain territory in southern Ukraine

On the southern front lines of the war, Ukrainian forces this week retook the small settlement of Staromaiorske in their slow slog to reclaim every inch of land occupied by Russia. Ramy Inocencio reports from Dnipro.

Mexico's navy finds boat, but not missing Maryland sailor

Mexico's navy located the boat of a missing American sailor off the country's southern coast, but the Maryland man who had been piloting it solo wasn't found, authorities said Friday.

Deadly fire erupts on cargo ship carrying 500 EVs in the North Sea

In audio of an emergency call reportedly made from the stricken vessel, someone can be heard saying the blaze "started in the battery of an electric car.


How to add safe browsers to your mobile device

By adding safe browsers to your mobile device, you can protect and prevent cyber security threats and explore other options outside of Safari and Chrome.

Why Twitter's rebrand to X could create legal problems

Lawyers say the letter X may be too generic to trademark — and hundreds of companies are already using it.

Wildfire in Greece triggers explosions at ammunition depot and relocation of fighter jets

A wildfire whipped on by strong winds triggered a series of massive explosions Thursday at an air force ammunition depot in central Greece, and F-16 fighter jets were being moved from a nearby air base as a precaution while firefighters worked to tame multiple blazes in the country.

Twitter is now X. Here's what that means.

Elon Musk, who has long had a fascination with the letter X, is taking another step in turning the social platform into an "everything app.

Sens. Graham, Warren team up for digital regulator to restrain Big Tech

A bipartisan desire to curb Big Tech companies has united Sens. Lindsey Graham and Elizabeth Warren, who want to create a digital regulator.

Fox News Artificial Intelligence Newsletter: AI health breakthrough and how machines can help parents

Stay up to date on the latest AI technology advancements and learn about the challenges and opportunities AI presents now and for the future.

Ford’s Profit Jumped in Second Quarter

The automaker made more money on trucks and sport utility vehicles but reported bigger losses on electric vehicles.

Sports News

Lance Lynn and Joe Kelly are heading to the NL West-leading Dodgers in a trade with the White Sox

The Los Angeles Dodgers have announced they acquired pitchers Lance Lynn and Joe Kelly in a trade with the Chicago White Sox

Meet the 3 moms on the U.S. roster at the Women's World Cup

Alex Morgan, Crystal Dunn and Julie Ertz are making history by being moms while playing at the highest level of soccer.

Kevin Durant attends Commanders practice

The Washington Commanders have seen a jolt of energy in the early days of Josh Harris owning the team. And that reality was front and center Friday given who showed up to watch practice: NBA superstar Kevin Durant.

As season nears, Chicago-area high school football recruits look beyond ‘the cool stuff’ in scholarship search

Before the first day of football practice, we checked in with some of the top recruits in the Chicago Tribune’s suburban coverage areas.

Bode Miller warns about carbon monoxide poisoning after all three kids hospitalized

The retired Olympic downhill skier and his wife revealed that their three youngest children have recovered from being exposed to dangerous levels of carbon monoxide.

49ers QB Roll Call: Purdy more accurate on second straight day of passing

Quarterback Brock Purdy practiced a second straight day in an encouraging step in his comeback from elbow surgery.

Australian TV Deal Has World Cup Viewers Asking: Where Are the Games?

When FIFA sold Australia’s World Cup broadcast rights to a streaming service, it made it harder for casual fans to find the matches.

Politics News

Abigail Spanberger tells Democrats she will run for governor

The centrist Democrat would leave a highly contested House seat should she follow through on those plans.

A pollution tax on older cars can be extended to London's suburbs after a British court ruling

A British court has ruled against five London suburbs that tried to block a pollution tax on older cars

New York, California lost more tax income than every other state as people fled liberal enclaves

New York and California experienced the largest loss of tax income from migration of any states as residents fled the deep-blue havens in droves, according to a new study.

Trump vows to fire Jack Smith

Former President Donald Trump said his plans for a second term in the White House include firing special counsel Jack Smith.

AIDS Relief Program Under Threat as G.O.P. Insists on Abortion Restriction

A decades-old program created by President George W. Bush to combat AIDS around the world is at risk of being sucked into a partisan dispute over abortion, with some Republicans threatening to block its renewal.

Trump defiant despite new charges in classified docs case

Former President Donald Trump alleged that the new charges filed Wednesday accusing him of mishandling classified documents after leaving office would not impede his 2024 campaign. Robert Costa has more.

California's free prison calls are repairing estranged relationships and aiding rehabilitation

California is the second state to mandate free calls in state prisons. The move is restoring frayed family relationships and may reduce recidivism rates.