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Supreme Court rules large area of Oklahoma is Native American reservation
The US Supreme Court ruled Thursday that a large swath of eastern Oklahoma remains a Native American reservation, a decision that could cast doubt on hundreds of convictions and possibly limit law enforcement actions in the area. The justices — in a 5-4 ruling — decided in a case involving Native American Jimcy McGirt that...
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Luxury survival condo that can withstand nuclear attacks comes with a pool, movie theater
These rooms definitely don’t come with a view. Surviving the end of the world doesn’t come cheap. For those who have the money, however, it might be worth looking into this underground bunker that’s nicer than many above-ground New York City apartments. The Survival Condo is located somewhere near Kansas, CNET reported. Its exact location...
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Virus projects renew questions about UAE’s mass surveillance
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — Efforts by the United Arab Emirates to fight the coronavirus have renewed questions about mass surveillance in this US-allied federation of seven sheikhdoms. Experts believe the UAE has one of the highest per capita concentrations of surveillance cameras in the world. From the streets of the capital of Abu Dhabi...
Theme park reopens with strange new rule
A theme park in Fujiyoshida, Japan, is banning screaming on its roller coasters to prevent the spread of Covid-19 and instead is urging customers to "scream in their hearts."
Richmond's Confederate Soldiers and Sailors statue dismantled, latest monuments to come down
Work crews in Virginia’s capital city on Thursday dismantled the final piece of a monument honoring a Confederate naval commander and scientist, following last week’s order from Mayor Levar Stoney to clear away all city-owned Confederate statues amid weeks of protests against police brutality and racism.
Japanese theme park tells riders to ‘scream inside your heart’ amid COVID-19
A Japanese amusement park is advising its riders not to make a peep on its roller coasters — and instead “scream inside your heart” to avoid spreading the coronavirus, according to new reports. The Fuji-Q Highland amusement park, located west of Tokyo, just re-opened last month following a virus-related shutdown. Along with the re-opening came...
Bolivia’s first transgender news anchor puts LGBTQ issues front and center
LA PAZ – Leonie Dorado, 26, is blazing a trail as the first transgender news anchor in Bolivia, a traditionally conservative South American nation currently in the grip of the coronavirus pandemic. Dorado, the new co-host of Bolivian program Aby Ayala TV, covers LGBTQ issues in her role, drawing on her own transition and life...
Five arrested in connection with fatal shooting of rapper Pop Smoke, police say
Six days after Pop Smoke's posthumous album dropped, Los Angeles police announced Thursday that five people, two of them juveniles, had been arrested in connection with the rapper's February slaying.
AG Barr announces new initiative 'Operation Legend' to tackle violent crime
AG Barr announced the creation of a new initiative that would surge federal resources to cities seeking assistance with increasing instances of violent crime.
‘Jurassic Park’ got nearly everything wrong about Dilophosaurus, new study says
It’s a discovery, 65 million years in the making. Even though Dilophosaurus was a beautiful, but deadly addition to Jurassic Park, the hit movie of the same name was wildly incorrect in how it portrayed the deadly dinosaur, a new study suggests. The research, published in the Journal of Paleontology, notes Dilophosaurus was significantly larger...
A Texas mom gave birth to triplets right after she beat Covid-19
Maggie Sillero was 28 weeks pregnant with triplets when she got the terrifying news that she had Covid-19.
'Coal has no place in Covid-19 recovery plans,' says UN chief
At an International Energy Agency summit, the UN Secretary General urged countries to stop financing the coal industry, to deliver a sustainable future following the pandemic.
Mnuchin says administration backs 'another round' of coronavirus stimulus checks
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Thursday that the Trump administration supports issuing another round of stimulus checks to Americans as part of a fourth coronavirus relief package, and vowed to enact legislation by the end of the month.
White House reporter tests positive for COVID-19 after attending briefings
The news follows a national surge in COVID-19 diagnoses, though new cases in Washington, DC, remain low.
White House highlights impact of school closing on minorities, amid re-opening fight
The White House on Thursday warned that continued school closings in the fall could have a particularly harsh impact on minority students, arguing that the effects could reach beyond just education -- as the Trump administration battles with Democratic politicians about when and how schools should re-open.
TikTok priest goes viral with this fashion challenge
What to wear? When you’re a Catholic priest, the decision is usually made for you. That’s what the Rev. Matt Lowry showed in this clever TikTok video, embracing the What I’d Wear Challenge. The cool clergyman, who is chaplain at Northern Arizona University in Flagstaff, went viral for his vestments, racking up 190,000 likes across...
Why US schools can't follow the example of Germany and Denmark, in charts
Like we've said before, the first day of school can't come soon enough for Trump.
Man spits at coffee shop owner after being booted for not wearing mask
A patron at a Virginia coffee shop flew off the handle when the shop owner told him to leave because he wasn’t wearing a mask, according to a report. The unidentified man stormed out of Abyssinia Market and Coffee House in Alexandria, but not before spitting on store owner Lily Damtew — and returned later...
NYPD’s Patrol Borough Brooklyn North gets its first female leader
Assistant Chief Judith Harrison took over the NYPD’s Brooklyn North Patrol Borough at a time shootings are spiraling out of control — but believes she can help “heal” the community and get them to cooperate with cops. “We know that there’s a fractured relationship right now,” Harrison said at police headquarters at One Police Plaza...
Michelle Williams and Oscar Isaac Team up For HBO Series Adaptation of ‘Scenes From a Marriage’
Williams and Isaac will also executive produce the project.
Feds charge phony church with selling toxic bleach as COVID-19 cure
Florida family allegedly pitched product that had U.S. regulators receiving reports of hospitalizations and death.
San Bernardino County cancels hundreds of coronavirus test appointments, citing shortage
A supply shortage forces San Bernardino to cancel hundreds of COVID-19 testing appointments. Officials hope to resume testing next week.
Lake Piru, where Naya Rivera is presumed dead, notorious for drownings
The 1,200-acre reservoir has been the site of numerous drownings over the years due to chilly temperatures that can overwhelm swimmers -- as well as strong winds that are powerful enough to tip over a small boat.
‘Fortnite’ creator Epic Games snags $250 million from Sony
Why the President Didn’t Want the World to Read Mary Trump’s Story
The new memoir takes you inside a dysfunctional American family—and into Donald Trump’s mind.
All Starbucks stores will require customers to wear face masks while inside
Mask up before you pick up.
Cam Newton wants to ‘stick it up everyone’s ass’ with Patriots
AFC East teams, take note: The chip on Cam Newton’s shoulder isn’t going away anytime soon. After an ugly divorce with the Panthers and lengthy free agency left him with a veteran minimum contract, the newly minted Patriots quarterback is fired up to prove his dissenters wrong. One of Newton’s former teammates told Michael Giardi...
Ryan Seacrest’s next girlfriend could be one of these ladies
Ryan Seacrest and girlfriend Shayna Taylor have split — and the 5-foot-7 radio and TV host is already moving on. So whom should the newly single 45-year-old date next? Find out why Mariah Carey or “The Bachelor” star Cassie Rudolph might be perfect for him in this episode of “Boo Predictor.” Despite battling gay rumors...
New York City rents slide as vacancies hit a record
With a growing number of residents leaving the city, the New York City rental market took a beating in June, a new report has found.
‘We’ve Seen the Power of Protest.’ Ellie Goulding on Why Environmental Activism Is Part of Her Platform
Pop music and caring about the planet didn’t always go hand in hand. But Ellie Goulding — known for hits like 2015’s multi-platinum “Love Me Like You Do” — was early to jump into environmental activism, joining the U.N. Environment Program in 2017 as an ambassador. Now, Goulding is about to release her first new…
Julian Edelman, a Jewish NFL star, responds to DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic posts, saying the world needs compassion
New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman, who is Jewish, responded on social media Thursday to Philadelphia Eagles DeSean Jackson's anti-Semitic social media posts.
Unmasked man kicked out of sick parents’ house after partying amid COVID
"Find a new home because you're not welcome at the one you currently live at."
Trump to visit wounded service members at Walter Reed on Saturday
President Donald Trump will visit Walter Reed on Saturday to visit wounded service members, multiple sources told CNN and the White House later confirmed.
Chick-fil-A postpones Cow Appreciation Day due to safety concerns
Cows are going to have to wait a little longer to get their day.
TikTok may undergo corporate changes to distance from China amid US scrutiny
The short-form video app TikTok could soon see a shakeup of its corporate structure as it confronts mounting criticism from politicians in the US over ties to its Chinese parent company.
Sony invests $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games
Sony is investing $250 million in Fortnite maker Epic Games, giving the Japanese company a minority stake in Epic.
In Lynn Steger Strong’s ‘Want,’ a woman collapses under the obligations of modern life
‘Want’ grapples with a litany of contemporary social issues.
These bar workers were furloughed, again
Weekly jobless claims in Texas started to drop when bars and restaurants reopened, but like Covid-19 cases in the state, unemployment claims are on the rise again. CNN's Vanessa Yurkevich reports.
Brooklyn DA says police misconduct played role in most wrongful convictions
“The magnitude of years lost to wrongful imprisonment in these cases is almost unbearable—together, they add up to 426 years spent in prison,” wrote DA Eric Gonzalez.
Pelosi on Christopher Columbus statue destruction: 'People will do what they do'
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi Thursday declined to admonish protesters in her native city of Baltimore who pulled down a statue of Christopher Columbus and then tossed the monument into the city’s Inner Harbor.
Seoul's Mayor Found Dead After Massive Search
Mayor Park Won-soon's daughter told police he left a verbal message similar to a will, and later turned off his mobile phone. His body was found in a wooded park early Friday, police say.
Racial slur appears in CAPTCHA code for Georgia state COVID-19 website, sparks investigation
A racial slur that appeared in the CAPTCHA code on a Georgia Department of Public Health website has sparked an investigation by officials and Microsoft.
Scrabble bans 236 bigoted words, slurs from official list
Scrabble just got W-O-K-E. Players of the classic board game will no longer be able to rack up points for spelling out racial and ethnic slurs, according to Scrabble officials. A total of 236 bigoted words were removed from the official Scrabble word list used at tournaments — in order to make the game friendlier...
The Wee Welsh Town of Weird Sports
Llanwrtyd Wells (good luck trying to pronounce that if you don't speak Welsh) has the distinction of being the smallest town in the United Kingdom. Several times each year, this wee Welsh town welcomes competitors for an unusual series of events, including bog snorkelling, man versus horse, and the mountain bike chariot race. When the town's pony trekking industry started drying up in the 1970s, locals devised a plan to keep the local economy going. And what better way to do so than by strapping a wheelbarrow to two bikes while dressed like a Roman?
Commentary: 'Karen' is an easy target
The Karen meme sends up a laughable, often feckless symbol of racism in America. But it's cold comfort against the violent truth of white nationalism.
Joe Rogan rips MMA's win bonus structure: 'People just get f*cking robbed'
Joe Rogan is not fond of MMA's win bonus structure.        Related StoriesUFC adds Mackenzie Dern vs. Randa Markos to Sept. 12 lineupKamaru Usman shuts down claim that he asked Jorge Masvidal for a photo in 2015: 'He was a nobody'UFC taps John Castaneda to replace Umar Nurmagomedov, will fight Nathaniel Wood on 'Fight Island'
Five suspects arrested in slaying of Brooklyn rapper Pop Smoke
Police in Los Angeles arrested five people in connection to the slaying of Brooklyn-born rapper Pop Smoke, who was killed in a home-invasion robbery in February, authorities said. The LAPD announced the busts of three men and two juveniles in a tweet Thursday afternoon, but did not provide further details. “LAPD Detectives have arrested three...
Texas Republican Party sues Houston mayor for canceling party's in-person convention
The Texas Republican Party is suing Democratic Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner for canceling a contract to hold the state party's convention in the city.