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"I shot that b**** dead," Virginia boy who shot his teacher said

As he was being restrained, the 6-year-old boy allegedly admitted to a reading specialist that he'd taken his mother's gun the night before.

Prosecutors drop charges against ex-Chicago officer who struggled with Black woman on beach

Prosecutors have dropped charges against a white former Chicago police officer captured on video struggling with a Black woman who was walking her dog along a Lake Michigan beach

After a glacial dam outburst destroyed homes in Alaska, a look at the risks of melting ice masses

Residents in Alaska’s capital city have lived with periodic glacial dam outbursts for more than a decade

Cleanup Begins After Severe Storms Tear Through Eastern U.S.

Air travel was slowly returning to normal, as thousands of homes and businesses remained without power. The powerful storm system moved on to New England, bringing heavy rains and floods.

Post-GOP walkout, Oregon elections chief says lawmakers with 10 or more absences can't run next term

The 10 Republican state senators in Oregon who racked up more than 10 unexcused absences during a walkout in the most recent legislative session can't run for reelection in 2024, the state's elections chief said Tuesday.

At least 2 dead after powerful storms sweep east

A series of powerful storms pummeled the Mid-Atlantic region Monday, leaving at least two dead. More than 1,500 flights were also canceled as the severe weather led to ground stops at multiple airports. Meg Oliver reports.

Rapper Tory Lanez sentenced to 10 years in prison in Megan Thee Stallion shooting

A judge sentenced rapper Tory Lanez to 10 years in prison Tuesday for shooting and wounding hip-hop superstar Megan Thee Stallion.

Around the world

U.S. embassy in Haiti closed and locked down amid "rapid gunfire"

The U.S. embassy in Port-au-Prince was locked down, and it warned that some routes to the compound could be "impacted due to continued rapid gunfire.

74-year-old Italian cheesemaker crushed to death by cascade of falling cheese wheels

A 74-year-old cheesemaker in northern Italy was killed Sunday after a warehouse shelving unit gave way, burying the man under wheels of cheese.

98 arrested in child sex abuse probe launched after FBI agents killed

"Operation Bakis" has so far led to 19 arrests in Australia and 79 arrests in the U.S., officials announced on Tuesday.

US cluster munitions playing key role in Ukraine offensive

U.S. cluster munitions are playing a key role in Ukraine's counteroffensive, targeting densely grouped Russian forces. One officer called the weapons "effective.

A woman in Mexico City turns her apartment into a clinic for dozens of ailing hummingbirds

Gently holding a baby hummingbird between her hands, Catia Lattouf says, “Hello, cute little guy

Mexico shutters 23 pharmacies at Caribbean coast resorts after US warned of dangerous pill sales

Mexico has closed 23 pharmacies at Caribbean coast resorts, six months after a research report warned that drug stores in Mexico were offering foreigners pills they passed off as Oxycodone, Percocet, and Adderall

Syria's pharmacies syndicate says drug prices to increase 50% as the country's pound hits a new low

The head of the pharmacies syndicate in Damascus says the Syrian government has decided to increase the prices of drugs by 50%


Musk says his cage fight with Zuckerberg will be streamed on X

Elon Musk says his potential in-person fight with Mark Zuckerberg would be streamed on his social media site X, formerly known as Twitter.

Silicon Valley electric vehicle tech maker Proterra files for bankruptcy

Proterra plans to either recapitalize its businesses or sell them off, according to a statement. The firm will continue operating as normal by using existing money to fund its business operations.

Amazon rolling out new payment tech at all Whole Foods stores

Amazon announced Thursday it is rolling out its pay-by-palm services in Whole Foods Market stores across the country, making it possible for customers to use their palm for purchases without a wallet or phone.

How to create your own text shortcuts on your phone

Text is now even easier with this shortcut feature on iOS devices, Samsung and Android phones. Kurt "CyberGuy" Knutsson shows you how to customize them.

As actors and writers push back on automation, Hollywood is in the midst of an AI hiring boom

Amid a pair of Hollywood strikes that have found screenwriters and actors questioning the rise of artificial intelligence, studios and streaming companies are bulking up on AI staff.

U.S. opens investigation into steering complaints from Tesla drivers

Probe is at least the fifth by federal auto safety regulators into Tesla vehicles over the past three years.

Lawsuit: Tesla faked driving range for cars, created special unit to squelch complaints

Lawsuit alleges that if special team's remote diagnosis uncovered other problems, they were told not to tell the owner.

Sports News

Warriors’ Steph Curry surprises at Paramore concert in SF, takes lead vocals

The Warriors star enthralled spectators in a unique way Monday night when he joined Paramore on stage to perform the pop-punk band's 2007 hit "Misery Business.

Billy Eppler gets reality check with impending changes on deck

The New York Mets are searching for a president of baseball operations to work with general manager Billy Eppler.

U.S. women's team playing in first World Cup with equal pay to men

The defending champions are playing in their first World Cup with equal pay to men, and the tournament is shattering records.

UNC is appealing to the NCAA for immediate eligibility for transfer WR Devontez Walker

North Carolina coach Mack Brown said Tuesday the school is appealing to the NCAA for immediate eligibility for transfer Devontez Walker, the Tar Heels' presumed No. 1 receiver whose status is in question weeks before the opener.

A Tiny Gap Reveals a Yawning One for the U.S. Women’s Team

The idea that the United States was eliminated from the Women’s World Cup by a millimeter is an illusion. Denying that will only guarantee more failures.

Column: Ozzie Guillén, once in the middle of multiple Chicago White Sox firestorms, now stirs the pot from the outside

While the Baltimore Orioles silence their broadcaster, Chicago White Sox studio analyst Ozzie Guillén says whatever he wants about a miserable season.

Zach Wilson picks up where he left off with strong day at Jets camp

It was a good bridge between Wilson’s promising preseason opener and his likely second start later this week against Carolina.

Politics News

Pence Qualifies for First G.O.P. Debate, His Campaign Says

The former vice president had appeared at risk of missing out on the debate, but he reached the required donor threshold on Monday, his campaign said.

Mass. governor slams White House for ‘federal crisis of inaction’ on migrants

Gov. Maura Healey's declaration comes as Democratic leaders from Massachusetts and New York are ramping up the pressure on the Biden administration to fast-track work permits for asylum-seekers.

Supreme Court allows ATF to enforce "ghost gun" rules for now

The court split 5-4, with Justices Clarence Thomas, Samuel Alito, Neil Gorsuch, and Brett Kavanaugh saying they would deny the request to revive the restrictions.

Trump mockery of Christie's weight takes a turn after audience member chimes in: 'Don't call him a fat pig'

Former President Donald Trump mocked Chris Christie over his weight, claiming he was "eating" at the moment, and joking that an audience member shouldn't call him a "fat pig.

New York City expecting eight more migrant buses days after Mayor Eric Adams declares city is out of room

New York City officials say that eight more migrant buses are expected to arrive in the city between today and tomorrow, according to a New York City Emergency Management Department spokesperson.

Biden to Designate Monument Near Grand Canyon, Preventing Uranium Mining

Uranium extraction had already been restricted in the area, which Native tribes consider sacred, but the moratorium was set to expire in 2032. Mr. Biden’s designation will make it permanent.

With National Monument Designation, Biden Tries to Balance Electoral Realities

The president has highlighted his climate actions as a way to spur domestic energy production and create blue-collar jobs, while nodding to environmental activists and tribal leaders.