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Ex-'Cheer' star Jerry Harris gets 12 years in prison in child sex abuse images case

Ex-'Cheer' star Jerry Harris gets 12 years in prison in child sex abuse images case

Jerry Harris, one of the breakout stars of the Netflix docuseries "Cheer," was sentenced Wednesday to TK years in prison on federal charges involving child sexual abuse images. ... Continue Reading
Heavy monsoon rains leave 77 dead over 3 weeks in Pakistan

Heavy monsoon rains leave 77 dead over 3 weeks in Pakistan

At least 77 people, including women and children, have died in rain-related incidents across Pakistan in the past three weeks, the country’s minister for climate change said. ... Continue Reading
Michigan GOP candidates for governor pledge loyalty to Trump in primary debate

Michigan GOP candidates for governor pledge loyalty to Trump in primary debate

The top contenders in Michigan's GOP primary for governor professed loyalty to Trump at a debate while promoting debunked stolen election conspiracy theories. ... Continue Reading
A Minnesota mother drowned her 3 children and herself after her husband's death, authorities say

A Minnesota mother drowned her 3 children and herself after her husband's death, authorities say

A Minnesota woman drowned her three young children and herself Friday after she called police earlier that day to report her husband's death, authorities said. ... Continue Reading
The Mississippi abortion clinic at the center of the Supreme Court fight shuts its doors for good

The Mississippi abortion clinic at the center of the Supreme Court fight shuts its doors for good

Silence fell outside the Jackson Women's Health Organization, Mississippi's only abortion clinic, after a final clash between opponents and supporters of abortion rights. ... Continue Reading
'Hero' tipster foiled a planned mass shooting on July 4 in Richmond, Va., police say

'Hero' tipster foiled a planned mass shooting on July 4 in Richmond, Va., police say

A tipster whom officials are calling a "hero" may have prevented a mass shooting at a July Fourth event in Richmond, Virginia. ... Continue Reading
'Hero' tipster foiled planned July 4  shooting in Richmond, Va., police say

'Hero' tipster foiled planned July 4 shooting in Richmond, Va., police say

A tipster whom officials are calling a "hero" may have prevented a mass shooting at a July Fourth event in Richmond, Virginia. ... Continue Reading
AR-15 raffle video puts Illinois Republican in hot seat after parade shooting

AR-15 raffle video puts Illinois Republican in hot seat after parade shooting

Republican nominee for Illinois governor Darren Bailey once held a campaign fundraising event where he raffled off a Smith & Wesson AR-15. ... Continue Reading
BA.5, now dominant U.S. variant, may pose the biggest threat to immune protection yet

BA.5, now dominant U.S. variant, may pose the biggest threat to immune protection yet

The BA.4 and BA.5 omicron subvariants are now dominant in the U.S They pose a greater challenge to vaccine protection, but symptoms remain the same. ... Continue Reading
‘Uphill slog’ for the GOP as Republicans start fleeing Mastriano for Shapiro in Pa.

‘Uphill slog’ for the GOP as Republicans start fleeing Mastriano for Shapiro in Pa.

Pennsylvania Republicans are seeing signs of GOP voters distancing themselves from party nominee Doug Mastriano in the governor's race against Josh Shapiro. ... Continue Reading
‘Uphill slog’ for GOP as Republicans start fleeing Mastriano for Shapiro in Pa.

‘Uphill slog’ for GOP as Republicans start fleeing Mastriano for Shapiro in Pa.

Pennsylvania Republicans are seeing signs of GOP voters distancing themselves from party nominee Doug Mastriano in the governor's race against Josh Shapiro. ... Continue Reading
Biden spoke with wife of Brittney Griner, will send letter to WNBA star

Biden spoke with wife of Brittney Griner, will send letter to WNBA star

President Joe Biden spoke Wednesday with the wife of WNBA star Brittney Griner and also plans to send a letter directly to Griner, according to a summary of ... Continue Reading
Heads of FBI and MI5 issue strong warning about threat to the West from China

Heads of FBI and MI5 issue strong warning about threat to the West from China

Speaking alongside his UK counterpart, FBI head Christopher Wray issued his starkest warning yet about the national security threat to the West from China. ... Continue Reading
Boris Johnson defiant, fires cabinet minister as mass resignations hit scandal-plagued government

Boris Johnson defiant, fires cabinet minister as mass resignations hit scandal-plagued government

A defiant Boris Johnson was battling to stay in power as prime minister Wednesday, firing Cabinet Minister Michael Gove after his government was rocked by the resignation of several ministers ... Continue Reading
Boris Johnson's government in jeopardy as closest allies quit over sexual harassment scandal

Boris Johnson's government in jeopardy as closest allies quit over sexual harassment scandal

A defiant U.K. Prime Minister Boris Johnson was battling to stay in power after his government was rocked by the resignation of two top ministers. ... Continue Reading
Suspect confesses to Highland Park shooting and plotted second attack in Wisconsin, prosecutor says

Suspect confesses to Highland Park shooting and plotted second attack in Wisconsin, prosecutor says

The man accused of gunning down seven people at a Fourth of July parade confessed in detail to his alleged attack, a prosecutor said Wednesday. ... Continue Reading
Biden promotes plan to protect millions of workers' pensions

Biden promotes plan to protect millions of workers' pensions

President Joe Biden traveled to Ohio to highlight his administration’s work to prevent cuts to millions of workers’ pensions as his approval rating continues to sag ahead of the midterm elections. ... Continue Reading
Report says Uvalde police had gunman in sights before he entered school — but didn't pull trigger

Report says Uvalde police had gunman in sights before he entered school — but didn't pull trigger

A Texas police police officer had the Uvalde gunman in his sights but never fired a shot, believing — perhaps incorrectly — that he needed permission to fire. ... Continue Reading
Authorities ID 47 of the migrants found dead inside an abandoned truck in San Antonio

Authorities ID 47 of the migrants found dead inside an abandoned truck in San Antonio

Most of the 53 migrants who died in what appears to be the deadliest human smuggling case in modern U.S. history have been identified, authorities said. ... Continue Reading
Gunman found guilty of murder in killing of Nipsey Hussle

Gunman found guilty of murder in killing of Nipsey Hussle

A jury convicted Eric R. Holder Jr., a former acquaintance of Nipsey Hussle, in the rapper’s murder three years after Hussle was gunned down outside his clothing store in Los Angeles. ... Continue Reading