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F1 star Hamilton raises right fist in fight…

Standing on the podium to celebrate his latest win, Formula One world champion Lewis Hamilton raised a clenched right fist

Trump Defends Playing Golf: I Play 'Very Fast…

President Trump defended playing golf.

Mueller Says Stone Still A 'Convicted Felon…

President Trump commuted the sentence of Stone late Friday night — who was slated to begin serving a 40 month prison sentence next week.

Schools Must Open, DeVos Says

Calling the reopening of the nation's schools "not a matter of if" but "a matter of how," Education Secretary Betsy DeVos said Sunday that the students have to get back into the classroom. "Parents are expecting that this fall their kids are going to have a full-time experience with their...

IndyCar racing fans return after late season start

Racing fans were out in their thousands on Saturday for the opening race of a weekend doubleheader at Road America, with IndyCar welcoming fans to its races for the first time this season. (July 11)

Search Continues For 'Glee' Star Naya Rivera

Sonar equipment and a specially-trained dog are being used to search for "Glee" actress Naya Rivera in murky California waters. According to CNN, Ventura County authorities say the recovery operation could take days. Rivera, 33, went to Lake Piru on Wednesday. She rented a pontoon boat with her 4-year-old son, then vanished. Rivera's son was on the boat, but she was nowhere to be found. We don't know if she's going to be found five minutes from now or five days from now, so we're still going to be continuing this effort. Capt. Eric Buschow, Spokesman, Ventura County Sheriff's Office

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Search of California lake resumes for missing…

The search to find “Glee” TV show star Naya Rivera in a Southern California lake resumed on Sunday

Valentina Sampaio Becomes First Transgender…

Valentina Sampaio Becomes First Transgender 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit Model The upcoming issue is out on July 21. The 23-year-old from Brazil has been named a 'Rookie' for this year's issue. Valentina Sampaio, via Instagram In an essay on the 'Sports Illustrated' Swimsuit website, the model expressed her gratitude. She thanked the magazine for seeing, respecting and understanding her for who she is. Sampaio has been making waves in the modeling industry since 2017 when she covered 'Vogue' Paris, German and Brasil. She is also Victoria Secret's first openly transgender model and has worked with Dior and Marc Jacobs.

Armie Hammer And His Wife Are Seperating

Actor Armie Hammer and his wife, Elizabeth Chambers Hammer, have announced they are separating. The couple have been married for 10 years. Armie and Elizabeth announced the split via social media. The pair and their two kids, 5 and 3, had been quarantining together in the Cayman Islands for months, People.com reports. CNN reports that Hammer has returned to Los Angeles.

Ex-Aide: Trump's Hateful Words Derail Staff

Elaine Duke gives the White House response to Hurricane Maria devastating Puerto Rico as an example of her disappointment in her brief tenure running the Department of Homeland Security. She wanted President Trump to issue an emergency declaration before the hurricane hit land but was rebuffed, the New York Times...

Scorching heat roasts Southwest

Temperatures will remain in the triple digits for a large portion of the Southwest this week.

WHO Chief Says Lack of Unity Is a Bigger Threat…

WHO Chief Says Lack of Unity Is a Bigger Threat Than COVID-19 WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus gave a passionate speech at a COVID-19 briefing in Geneva on Thursday. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus Ghebreyesus added that divided countries and people give way to the spread of COVID-19. He also spoke about a lack of leadership just two days after President Trump began the formal process of withdrawing the U.S. from the World Health Organization (WHO). Trump has repeatedly accused the WHO of withholding information and having an inappropriately close relationship with China. Ghebreyesus continues to implore countries and governments to work together to stop the spread of the virus. According to Johns Hopkins University, COVID-19 has killed over 550,000 people worldwide, and reported cases have passed the 12 million mark. Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus

Florida reports largest, single-day increase in…

Florida on Sunday reported the largest single-day increase in positive coronavirus cases in any one state since the beginning of the pandemic

Trump wears mask in public for first time

U.S. President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus. (July 11)

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One Trait Helps Define John Roberts' Court

The Supreme Court's unusual term has come to an end, and Chief Justice John Roberts managed to anger President Trump on multiple occasions, including on DACA , gay rights , abortion , and the privacy of Trump's own financial records . So what's going on with Roberts, a 65-year-old lifelong conservative? Various analysts weigh...

City mulls razing site where 1st Alaska flag flew

The fate of one of Alaska’s most historic yet neglected structures could be decided Monday

Skeleton Of 'Murder Victim' From Iron Age Found…

Archaeologists made a remarkable discovery at a UK construction site.

India's 3rd Largest City, Bangaluru, Going on…

Bengaluru is set to go on lockdown Tuesday after a spike in coronavirus cases filled hospitals.

'I Feel Fantastic,' COVID-19 Vaccine Volunteer…

The first person in the US to receive an experimental vaccine for COVID-19 has provided a medical update, and it's encouraging. "It's been 16 weeks since I had the first dose," Jennifer Haller says. "I feel fantastic." The Washington state woman, an operations manager for a tech startup, has experienced...

AP Top Stories July 11 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, July 11th: Search for missing 'Glee' star Rivera continues; 5 dead and 40 arrests in attack on South Africa church; Two dead in Nigeria building collapse; Michigan's Palace of Auburn Hills imploded.

Cosby Owes Millions In Legal Fees

Last year a judge ordered Bill Cosby to pay $2.75 million in legal bills to a California law firm. The law firm, Quinn Emanuel Urquhart & Sullivan, of Los Angeles, Calif said Cosby hasn't paid the money as yet. Fox News reports that on Friday, the firm filed papers in Manhattan Supreme Court saying Cosby was delinquent in payment. The firm says because of 10 percent interest that has accrued, they are now owed $2.98 million. Cosby is serving a three- to 10-year sentence after a jury found him guilty of drugging and sexually assaulting Andrea Constand in 2004. Last month, a judge ruled that Cosby can appeal his 2018 sexual assault conviction.

As virus rages in US, New York guards against…

As coronavirus rages out of control in other parts of the U.S., New York is offering an example after taming the nation’s deadliest outbreak this spring — while also trying to prepare in case another surge comes

10 Viral Trends That Have Emerged During the…

10 Viral Trends That Have Emerged During the Pandemic 1. Many people have fostered or adopted animals to help with anxiety and depression. 2. Nintendo Switch's 'Animal Crossing' is giving people an escape into virtual life. 3. Many people have started to utilize virtual communication platforms such as Zoom for work and being social. 4. More people are taking up baking. 5. Instagram Live videos have risen in popularity, especially among celebrities. 6. TikTok dance challenges are more popular than ever. 8. Everyone seems to love Dalgona coffee. 9. Puzzles are providing a much-needed break from technology. 10. Tie-dye has resurfaced in the fashion world.

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Scientists Eye TB Vaccine As Weapon To Battle…

New research supports the use of the tuberculosis vaccine Bacillus Calmette-Guerin (BCG) as a tool in the fight against the novel coronavirus COVID-19. According to CNN researchers found that countries in which many people have been given the vaccine were less likely to die from COVID-19. That doesn't mean that BCG somehow reduces the risk of severe illness from a coronavirus infection. However, it aligns with other research indicating BCG can boost people's immunity in general, and perhaps help against the virus. The World Health Organization cautions against using vaccine for coronavirus until more is known. Still, teams around the world are looking into it.

30-Year-Old Dies After 'COVID Party'

If going to a party at all seems like a bad idea these days, going to one in which attendees try to contract the coronavirus proved a fatal one for a Texas man, reports NEWS4SA . The 30-year-old man went to a "COVID party"—one hosted by someone known to have...

Sizzling heat to follow Fay's downpours in…

A brief period of temperate weather is forecast in the region before it turns much warmer later in the week.