Affichage des articles du juillet, 2021

Man convicted of murder is freed by evidence that was on file for more than 30 years

Image A Philadelphia man wrongfully convicted of murder is finally free after spending more than three decades behind bars.

Hollywood's shift to streaming is rewriting the script for stars' big paydays

Image Like other changes to entertainment distribution through the years, the studio shift toward streaming — hastened by the unforeseen consequences of the pandemic — has Hollywood talent and their representatives demanding a different way to be paid.

Queens man accused of robbing an 11-year-old girl on her way to a grocery store

Image A Queens man was arrested and charged on suspicion of dragging an 11-year-old girl into an alleyway, robbing her and cutting her neck with a sharp metal object, a district attorney in the New York City borough said Friday.

Your new sofa might not arrive until 2022. Here's why

Image Get ready to wait months, maybe even into 2022, for that new sofa to arrive at your doorstep.

The eviction ban is ending and now millions of Americans are waiting for the sheriff to knock on their door

Image Ronald Leonard expects the sheriff to arrive at the door of his Daytona Beach, Florida, home any day after the federal ban on evictions expires on Saturday.

Baton Rouge children's hospital nears capacity

Image A children's hospital in Louisiana is experiencing a wave of Covid-19 hospitalizations as the Delta variant pervades the region.

Video shows Texas sheriff's deputy on top of teen and then detaining mother

Image Video taken by a family member shows a Kaufman County, Texas, sheriff's deputy on top of an 18-year-old woman, and then arresting her mother during a police encounter on Tuesday afternoon in Forney, Texas.

Multiple people injured after Boston transit trains collide

Image Multiple people are being evaluated by Boston EMS for injuries, according to a tweet from the Boston Fire Department, after the Massachusetts Bay Transport Authority said two B Line trains collided with one another on the Commonwealth Avenue rail line.

More than 100 motorists were stranded after a mudslide onto an interstate in Colorado

Image More than 100 motorists were stranded after mudslides shut down a major interstate in Colorado, officials said Friday.

NYC mayor announces $100 incentive for anyone who gets vaccinated at a city-run site

Image Starting Friday, any New York City resident who gets a first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine at a city-run vaccination site will receive $100.

Poorest Americans could see biggest impact of reversing Roe v. Wade

Image Before her death, Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg recognized that Roe v. Wade -- the near 50-year-old landmark opinion establishing a constitutional right to abortion -- was in some trouble.

James Lankford's vote on January 6 sparks backlash in Trump country

Image Sen. James Lankford stood on the Senate floor in the afternoon of January 6, explaining why he opposed certifying Joe Biden's presidential victory. He said that there was a "constitutional crisis in our country" not because many Republicans rejected the election's verdict, but because "millions of Americans are being told to sit down and shut up."

Famed restaurateur: If you want to be unvaccinated, 'you can dine somewhere else'

Image Danny Meyer, restaurateur and CEO of Union Square Hospitality Group, is requiring his employees and all customers at his restaurants to prove that they've been vaccinated against Covid-19.

Security separates mayor and governor during a tense confrontation

Image Rhode Island Gov. Dan McKee was confronted Wednesday evening by the mayor of Providence, prompting security to separate the two politicians.

Lake George Beach Club server gets $1,840 tip


Child burned in cooking accident


Teen saves family from burning home


Twin sisters create app to help those w/ scoliosis


Chaotic pop-up block parties disrupt neighborhood


Party bus rider falls off bus, gets run over


Mayor calls gov. a coward over teacher's contract


20-yo w/ Down syndrome fights to become Ironman


Small plane crashes in front of elementary school


Man allegedly broke family pet's leg w/ broomstick


From homeless to hopeful, this artist says 2020 was a 'blessing'


Toledoans donate bodies for education


Video shows road rage suspect follow victim


Family of boy thrown from balcony sues mall


Family creates private school for homeschoolers


For Sale: Dallas mansion with no bedrooms


At least 4 tornadoes confirmed


Father says Police not giving answers about death


Governors and local school boards reignite the mask mandate fight in wake of CDC's newest guidance

Image The mask mandates are coming back -- and so, too, are mandates against mask mandates.

Goldman Sachs is taking a hard line on employee vaccinations. Other big banks are following its lead

Image All eyes are on Wall Street as the Covid-19 Delta variant continues to spread and Corporate America starts rolling out vaccination policies.

Corporate America to workers: Either get a Covid vaccine or leave

Image Get the shot or take a hike.

World's biggest food company says prices are going even higher

Image The world's largest food and beverage company is introducing even bigger price hikes as commodity and transportation costs surge.

Pioneering TV pitchman Ron Popeil dies at age 86

Image Infomercial king Ron Popeil died "suddenly and peacefully" Wednesday at Cedars Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles, according to a statement provided to CNN by Popeil representative Eric Ortner.

These companies are insisting on Covid-19 vaccines for their employees

Image After months of encouraging employees to get vaccinated against Covid-19, companies are beginning to take a harder line and roll out mandates — a dramatic escalation of Corporate America's approach to halting the spread of the virus.

New CDC mask guidance throws stores' policies into flux

Image Stores are re-evaluating their mask policies after the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated guidance Tuesday to recommend that fully vaccinated people wear masks indoors in areas with high transmission of Covid-19, which includes nearly two-thirds of all US counties.

Former high-ranking Nxivm member who testified against Keith Raniere will not go to prison

Image Lauren Salzman, a former high-ranking member of Nxivm who pleaded guilty to racketeering and racketeering conspiracy charges and testified against founder Keith Raniere at his 2019 trial, will avoid prison time after being sentenced by a federal judge to five years of probation and 300 hours of community service, a spokesman for the US Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of New York confirmed to CNN.

Republican Rep. Andrew Clyde evading House mask fines, GOP colleague says

Image Rep. Andrew Clyde, the Georgia Republican who compared scenes from January 6 to a "tourist visit," has found a way to evade the House's mask fines, according to one of his GOP colleagues.

Park honors boy who died protecting his sister


Autistic worker helps veteran pay for groceries


Shelter dog accepted to be police K-9


Man arrested in 1987 cold case homicide


Nurse hospitalized with Covid now open to vaccine


Video shows thief used U-Haul to steal party train


Teen dies after 'medical emergency' during practice


Officers had to stand guard during protest at home


Pastor faces trial after voting march conflict