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Michelin starred chef goes viral after passionately complaining about 'the worst kind of guest'
A reservation isn’t just a dinner date, it’s a commitment.
Trump insists he and Dr. Fauci have ‘very good relationship’
WASHINGTON — President Trump on Monday defended what he called a “very good relationship” with Dr. Anthony Fauci amid reports the pair have fallen out over the nation’s response to the coronavirus pandemic, calling the infectious disease expert “a very nice person.” “I have a very good relationship with Dr. Fauci, I’ve had for a...
Los Angeles And San Diego Schools Announce Online-Only Fall
The districts cited "skyrocketing infection rates" in Southern California.
Fauci: We haven't even begun to see the end of Covid-19
The nation's top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci issued another warning about the seriousness of the Covid-19 pandemic as the White House attempts to discredit him.
Help! I’m Homeschooling My Stepdaughter. Now Her Mom Wants Me to Teach All of Her Kids.
“I already have my hands full.”
PM Update: D.C. snags 18th straight 90-degree day, a streak tied for the second longest on record
A couple of showers are possible through the evening, but it's questionable whether the 90-degree run will continue..
Ghislaine Maxwell wrapped her phone in tin foil in bid to evade law enforcement, feds say
Ghislaine Maxwell, the British socialite arrested earlier this month for allegedly conspiring with Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse underage girls, tried to evade FBI agents before she was taken into custody and wrapped her cellphone in tin foil to avoid detection, federal prosecutors said Monday.
Ted Cruz photographed flying without a mask
A spokesperson for Cruz said he wears a mask while traveling and had taken it off to drink and put it back on afterward, although there is no mask visible.
The Washington Ballet thought a virtual fundraiser was safe. But it still may have put artists at risk.
The fallout is a lesson for other arts groups. They must build trust to reopen.
Florida now has more cases than most countries in the world
What should be a booming tourist destination this time of year is now riddled with outbreaks of coronavirus, dwarfing other states and even entire countries in some metrics.
Analog Devices to buy Maxim Integrated for $21 billion
Analog has just become a significantly bigger player in the semiconductor space — and could be instrumental in the race for 5G.
NYPD data shows shootings spiked again last week as gun arrests dip
The Big Apple’s gun-violence epidemic continued unabated last week, with police reporting 49 shootings and 60 victims over the seven-day period ending Sunday– nearly four times the number over the same one-week period last year, NYPD data shows. There were just 13 shootings over the same week last year. Despite the uptick in gunplay, police...
Washington Post's Jennifer Rubin mocked for calling New York government's COVID response 'competent'
Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin raised eyebrows for her praise of New York's response to the coronavirus outbreak.
The Capitals open training camp after four months apart and with the postseason looming
Three players did not participate in Monday's practice sessions, but no details were disclosed.
Instagram personality KingFace on how Trump inspired him to leave dangerous lifestyle of 'jail' and 'death'
On Fox Nation's latest episode of "Isaiah Washington: Kitchen Talk," The "Grey's Anatomy" star caught up with Instagram personality and community activist Larry Henry, known to his followers as KingFace, to discuss his tumultuous past and how it led to his support of President Trump.
Farm workers with coronavirus escape quarantine after major outbreak
Three workers with coronavirus have gone on the run from a farm after 75 people caught the bug and hundreds were forced to quarantine on site. The outbreak in Mathon, Herefordshire, is being closely monitored by PHE Midlands and there is a heavy police presence around the farm, where all 220 workers were told to...
New Jersey Woman Survives Mile-Long Ride Through Storm Drain After Escaping Flooding Car
The woman was taken to the hospital for treatment following her harrowing ordeal
Los Angeles and San Diego schools will be remote-only this fall
California’s two largest school districts announced Monday that they will stay with remote-only learning this fall. Los Angeles and San Diego school officials announced that campuses will not reopen due to surging coronavirus concerns. Los Angeles, which has half a million kids, and San Diego, which enrolls roughly 100,000, will teach students remotely until further...
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NJ police chief accused of racist, sexist comments steps down
A New Jersey police chief accused of making racist comments against the state's Attorney General and sexist statements about the former county prosecutor has stepped down.
Instantly upgrade your chocolate chip cookies with these pro tips
Ever since Ruth Wakefield's Toll House Crunch Cookie was featured on her Massachusetts restaurant's menu in the late 1930s, lovers of sweets have been smitten with the chocolate chip cookie — and 80 years later, Nestlé's Toll House brand endures as a household name.
Los Angeles schools will offer online classes only this fall amid COVID-19 pandemic
The superintendent for the Los Angeles Unified School District said students will not return to the classroom when the fall semester begins in August. They will continue online learning amid the coronavirus outbreak. CBS Los Angeles reports.
Even during pandemic beekeeping remains an essential service
WASHINGTON — “Excuse me, can I ask what you’re doing here?” a resident in a southeast Washington neighborhood asks as Sean Kennedy and Erin Gleeson get out of their truck and scour the streets. The sign on their back windshield, “Bees Onboard,” gives them away. Kennedy, 58, and Gleeson, 36, are beekeepers. They and their...
‘CMA Best of Fest’ 2020 Live Stream: Time, Channel, How to Watch Live
Tonight's special features 28 of the most memorable CMA Fest performances from the last 16 years!
Stream It Or Skip It: ‘The Nest’ On Acorn TV, Where A Couple Employs A Troubled Teen As A Surrogate With Predictable Problems
Sophie Rundle, Mirren Mack and Martin Compston star in a drama about a wealthy couple who trust their last embryo to an 18-year-old surrogate who has a lot of secrets.
PepsiCo sees surge in snacks as soft drink sales fizzle
PepsiCo provided an upbeat start to the second-quarter earnings season on Monday. While revenue at the food and drink giant’s North American beverage division dropped 6.6 percent, to $4.97 billion, thanks in part to restaurant shutdowns, the company saw a positive 6.6 percent surge in its snack division as consumers sheltering in place devoured more...
Blaze rages on USS Bonhomme Richard more than 24 hours after the fire; nearly 60 injured
The Navy's USS Bonhomme Richard continued to burn in San Diego on Monday and nearly 60 sailors and firefighters have been injured.
Hawley says Senate subpoena of NBA commissioner Adam Silver is a ‘great idea’
Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Mo., said Monday he would support a subpoena of NBA commissioner Adam Silver to investigate the league’s relationship with China.
Newsom orders closure of indoor activities across California as coronavirus cases increase
California Gov. Gavin Newsom on Monday ordered the closure of indoor activities of certain businesses statewide as cases of coronavirus surge in the country’s most populous state.
Trump: getting 'rave reviews' for commuting Stone
President Donald Trump says he's getting "rave reviews" for his decision to commute the 40-month prison sentence of longtime ally Roger Stone, who Trump insists was not given a fair trial. (July 13)
Trump: NYC crime ‘out of control’ while de Blasio paints 5th Ave
President Trump tore into New York City leaders on Monday for painting “Black Lives Matter” on 5th Avenue while shootings skyrocket in the city. Mayor Bill de Blasio on Thursday helped paint the slogan in front of Trump Tower. “In one recent week in New York City, this is hard to believe, shootings were up to...
Brazilian native leader fights off coronavirus to take on the President
Crisanto Rudzö Tseremeywá lost both parents to coronavirus. He blames President Jair Bolsonaro for failing to take care of his people.
MTA may still need to raise fares and tolls, even with federal bailout, watchdog says
The MTA may need to raise fares and tolls and completely reassess its "unrealistic" $55 billion modernization plan -- even if it receives billions in federal bailouts, according to a new analysis.
NBA star Russell Westbrook tests positive for coronavirus
CNN's Andy Scholes reports on Houston Rockets guard Russell Westbrook announcing he tested positive for Covid-19.
Doctor: White House Covid-19 claim totally devoid of humanity
CNN's Brianna Keilar and Dr. Peter Hotez discuss White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany repeating President Trump's claim that when more testing is done for coronavirus, more cases are found.
Ghislaine Maxwell wrapped cellphone in foil to ‘evade detection,’ feds say
She was foiled regardless. Ghislaine Maxwell kept a cellphone wrapped in foil to try to shield her location while hiding out on a sprawling New Hampshire estate, prosecutors revealed Monday. FBI agents discovered the amateurish attempt at counter-surveillance during a security sweep of the secluded mansion where Maxwell was busted earlier this month, according to...
'Young and the Restless' co-creators' Malibu home sells for $18.3 million
The longtime Malibu Colony compound of 'The Young and the Restless' co-creators Lee Phillip Bell and William J. Bell has sold for $18.275 million.
Gun-wielding St. Louis couple offered free AR-15 after weapons seized
The St. Louis couple who went viral for brandishing a rifle and a handgun at Black Lives Matter protesters last month are getting offers for a free AR-15, an attorney claims. Personal-injury attorneys Mark and Patrick McCloskey, who were caught on video June 28 protecting their St. Louis mansion with guns as protesters marched toward...
Petition aims to rename New York's Rochester airport Frederick Douglass International
A petition to name Rochester's airport after the abolitionist who lived there between 1847 and 1872, has garnered over 1,300 signatures.
Travelers from states on quarantine list must submit form, or face $2K fine: Cuomo
Travelers flying to New York from the 19 states experiencing an uptick in coronavirus cases on Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s 14-day quarantine list will now have to fill out a special identification form upon landing — or else face a $2,000 fine. “We have done a quarantine for the highest risk infection states, we know there’s...
UFC adds Randy Costa vs. Journey Newson to Sept. 26 event
A bantamweight matchup between Randy Costa and Journey Newson is the latest addition to the UFC's Sept. 26 event.       Related StoriesDespite rankings, Calvin Kattar didn't hesitate to accept UFC on ESPN 13 fight vs. Dan IgeMakwan Amirkhani has title run in mind after second straight anaconda choke winEmotional Abdul Razak Alhassan hopes accusers face karma: 'I really hope they get what they deserve'
23 million Americans could soon face evictions
1 in 5 U.S. renters in jeopardy as extra federal unemployment benefits run out and eviction moratoriums come to an end.
California orders statewide shutdown of many indoor operations
Indoor operations for restaurants, movie theaters and other businesses are to close as the pandemic spikes in the Golden State.
John Travolta’s first love died of breast cancer 43 years before Kelly Preston
Kelly Preston’s death from breast cancer Monday was a tragic end to her 29-year marriage to John Travolta, which bore three children: Ella Bleu, Benjamin and the late Jett, who died in 2009 of a seizure. Preston’s passing at 57 is, sadly, not the first time 66-year-old Travolta has lost a significant other to breast...
Rep. Biggs trashes Russia investigation as 'thoroughly discredited and debunked' after Mueller op-ed
Rep. Andy Biggs, R-Ariz., told “America’s Newsroom” on Monday that he thinks former Special Counsel Robert Mueller felt compelled to defend his actions in an op-ed over the weekend because “his investigation has been thoroughly discredited and debunked.”
Amber Heard had bruises on neck after ‘night with Elon Musk’: bldg. worker
Depp, 57, is currently suing Britain’s The Sun newspaper for libel over a 2018 article that referred to him as a “wife beater,’’ denying he ever assaulted Heard, 34.
Christian McCaffrey celebrates ‘queen’ Olivia Culpo for SI Swimsuit cover
Proud boyfriend alert!
How problematic is Trump’s Roger Stone commutation? Just ask William Barr.
Barr said in his confirmation hearing last year that a president couldn't give a pardon in exchange for someone promising not to incriminate them.