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Texas Power Company Asks Residents to Reduce Electric Use Over Heat, 4 Months After State Plunged Into Freezing Blackout
The council issued a conservation alert on Monday, saying demand was reaching supply levels, and asked Texans to conserve power through Friday due to "tight conditions."
AG Frosh 'Concerned' Over Incident Involving Officer Using Taser on Unarmed Teenager
In a tweet responding to a video of the incident, Frosh wrote, "Based upon this video and another I have seen, I am deeply concerned about this incident. I have shared that concern with the appropriate law enforcement agencies."
Bitcoin Rises on Elon Musk's Tweets; Housing's Rural Surge Pre-Dates COVID-19
A survey conducted by Voyager Digital, a Jersey City, New Jersey-based provider of crypto brokerage services, found that 81% were more confident of the future of cryptocurrencies and 87% planned to increase their holdings.
FBI Raids Home of Netflix Actor Seen Inside Capitol on January 6 With Far-Right Activists
Massaquoi, along with friend Brian Burks who was also present for the raid, described "twenty-some FBI agents with assault rifles" in a video posted to Instagram shortly after the raid on his North Hollywood home.
Hamas Asks Palestinians to 'Resist' Israeli Nationalist Parade Through Jerusalem's Old City
Hamas urged Palestinians to "rise up in the face of the occupier and resist it by all means to stop its crimes and arrogance."
Some QAnon Followers Could React with Violence as Conspiracy Theory Fails to Materialize: Report
A new FBI and Department of Homeland Security report warns some QAnon followers could target Democrats and political figures with violence if the movement's conspiracy theories don't pan out.
5 iPhone Apps That Will Make You Way More Productive
It can be so hard to stay focused on work. So, we've compiled a list of 5 iPhone apps that are sure to help you stay focused.
DeSantis Introduces Faith-Based Emergency Response in Jewish Neighborhoods Amid Anti-Semitic Attacks Spike
On Monday, Governor Ron DeSantis signed a new law recognizing Hatzalah of South Florida as an official Florida Medical Emergency Service.
Dogs From 100 Countries Banned From Entering U.S. for 1 Year Through CDC Order
A spike in the number of puppies turned away because they weren't old enough for vaccines prompted the ban, which goes into effect July 14, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said. Dogs entering from the flagged countries already needed proof of rabies vaccination.
Johns Hopkins Doctor Marty Makary Accuses CDC of 'Sitting on Data' to Suit Their Narrative
He made the claims about the CDC not being forthcoming about its information during an appearance on Fox News.
Exclusive: Nikki Fried's Campaign Site Was Liberal in English, Moderate in Spanish Until She Was Questioned
Fried touted being an advocate for criminal justice reform, taking on the NRA, and fighting to protect the environment—but only in English—until Newsweek asked about the discrepancy.
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Outgoing ICC Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda Says Trump Crossed a 'Red Line' with Sanctions Against Her
Fatou Bensouda was slapped with sanctions by the Trump administration for her investigation into the U.S. and its allies for alleged war crimes. In March 2019, she was placed under a travel ban and 18 months later, a freeze on her U.S.-based assets.
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Mike Lindell Invites Chinese Communist Party to 'Gladiator' Event Proving It Stole Election
During a recent appearance on Real America's Voice, Lindell told Steve Bannon that he's planning on holding a "cyber forensic election symposium," to prove that the 2020 election was stolen from former President Donald Trump.
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Philippine President Again Postpones Withdrawing Country From U.S. Defense Agreement
Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has postponed his decision to withdraw from the defense agreement it has with the U.S. Duterte wants payment and vaccines in order to keep the agreement that lets U.S. troops train in the Philippines.
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Old Footage of People Walking Out of the Theater on 'The Exorcist's' Opening Night Goes Viral
"We all left the theater shaken," one commenter who claimed to have seen the movie with several college friends when it first came out wrote.
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California Ramps up Vaccine Incentives, Lottery Drawings for Lakers Tickets, Disneyland Passes
Hotels and theme parks are providing these activities for free, so the state is throwing in an additional $2,000 in cash for winners to cover the cost of travel.
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Paul Whelan, U.S. Citizen Jailed in Russia, Asks Biden to Negotiate His Release With Putin
Paul Whelan, a U.S. citizen jailed in Russia since 2018 on espionage charges, released a statement through his family asking President Joe Biden to push for his release during Wednesday's Geneva meeting.
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Chrissy Teigen Says She Is 'No Longer That Person' in Lengthy Apology Addressing Resurfaced Tweets
"There is simply no excuse for my past horrible tweets. My targets didn't deserve them. No one does," Teigen wrote in a blog post.
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Recep Tayyip Erdogan Disappointed NATO Allies Have Not Supported Turkey's Terrorism Fight
"Turkey is on the frontline in the fight against terrorism in all relevant international platforms, especially NATO," Erdogan said, adding that some 4,000 Islamic State group fighters were "neutralized" in Turkish cross-border operations.
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Two New Species of Birds Discovered Using Half-Century Old Specimens
A group of international researchers have named two new species of warblers with the help of previously-discovered specimens held in museums.
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U.K. COVID Restrictions Extended Till July 19 to Allow for More Vaccinations
"I think it is sensible to wait just a little longer," Prime Minister Boris Johnson said.
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Passing Plane Drops Frozen Block of Poo Over Town, Shocking Residents
"We were just thankful no one was walking past," recalled one witness. "It could've killed someone."
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South Africa Rejects Second Batch of COVID-19 Vaccines, This Time From Johnson & Johnson
South Africa will discard about two million Johnson & Johnson vaccines after the U.S. FDA deemed them unsuitable for use. The administration believes the doses may have been manufactured with contaminated ingredients from a Baltimore facility.
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Illinois Chemical Plant Explosion Causes Massive Fire, Prompts Area Evacuations
In a statement issued by the Rockton Police Department, they said that Rockton Fire "has ordered a mandatory evacuation due to a chemical fire."
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Passenger Claims He Was 'Unaware' of 50 Bullets in His Carry-On Bag After TSA Stop
Ammunition is an unfortunately "common prohibited item," according to the TSA, and people attempt to go through checkpoints with ammunition every day.
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Black Woman Dragged Down Stairs of Sports Bar in Viral Video Prompts Outrage
Keisha Young, 22, said she went to the bar to celebrate Pride festivities and was "dragged by the security guards for no reason."
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High-Speed Crash Leads to Arrest of Alleged Human Smuggler Transporting 12 People
The Texas Department of Public Safety has seen an increase in human smuggling pursuits this year, with more than 370 incidents occurring since March.
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WHO Director-General Asks World Leaders to Vaccinate 70% of Globe From COVID by Next G7 Meeting
"The virus is moving faster than the global (vaccine) distribution," Tedros said. He called for political leaders to commit to immunizing at least 70% of the world's population by the time of next year's G7 meeting.
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Main Delta COVID Variant Symptoms May Be Different From Original Virus
The former commissioner of the Food and Drug Administration, Scott Gottlieb, has said that the variant is likely to become the main source of new infections in the U.S.
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Volodymyr Zelenskyy Hopes Joe Biden Will Give 'Specific' Answer on Supporting Ukraine's NATO Bid
"I understand that this should be the agreed position of the alliance countries. Nevertheless, we must get clear dates and the likelihood of this for Ukraine," said Volodymyr Zelenskyy.
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