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Man dies after weekend shooting in Austin that injured at least 13 other people

One suspect was in custody, and police were looking for another.
  • Jun 13, 2021

Man gets 10-year sentence for attacking and coughing on person who asked him to pull up mask

Shane Wayne Michael allegedly coughed and spit on an Iowa man and said, referring to covid-19, “If I have it, you have it!”
  • Jun 12, 2021

Texas governor vows to build Mexico border wall and increase arrests of migrants

Speaking at a Thursday summit focused on border security in Del Rio, Tex., Gov. Greg Abbott (R) said he planned to restart building a fence-like “barrier” after construction was halted when President Biden took office.
  • Jun 11, 2021

A man dumped 80,000 pennies on the lawn for his last child-support payment. His daughter paid it forward.

Devastated by her dad’s display, Avery Sanford and her mother donated the money to a domestic abuse center in Richmond.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Vulgar, awkward and heartfelt: How Lil Dicky made ‘Dave’ a pandemic-era hit

Season 2 of FXX’s “Dave” is another step in Lil Dicky’s journey from viral hip-hop outsider to comedic star.
  • Jun 10, 2021

Jacksonville was ordered to turn off bridge’s Pride Month rainbow lights. A day later, they’re lighted again.

The decision on the Acosta Bridge in Jacksonville, Fla., which came after Gov. Ron DeSantis signed a much-debated transgender girls sports ban on the first day of Pride Month, appears to have been reversed Wednesday amid mounting blowback.
  • Jun 9, 2021

A glitch at a key Internet company caused parts of the Web to crash Tuesday. It won’t be the last time.

The problem appears related to Fastly. But it’s just one of several infrastructure companies the web now relies on to function.
  • Jun 8, 2021

Principal resigns after students reenact George Floyd’s murder in racist Snapchat sendoff for graduates

“Bye bye seniors,” the caption read, as two Mead High School students had their knees on their classmate’s neck and back, while the teen who was supposed to be George Floyd was in blackface.
  • Jun 8, 2021

California’s assault weapons ban overturned as federal judge compares AR-15 to a Swiss Army knife

U.S. District Judge Roger Benitez of the Southern District of California, who warmly praised the AR-15 in his ruling, said the state's longtime ban on such firearms was unconstitutional.
  • Jun 5, 2021

How the government started taking UFOs seriously

The news of an upcoming report not giving definitive answers around UFOs is the latest in what’s been a stretch of renewed openness in the United States on the topic.
  • Jun 4, 2021