- Biden on gun violence, New York mayoral race, Britney Spears set to speak: 5 things to know Wednesdayat 10:33 am
President Biden will address gun violence, ballots in the New York City mayoral primary are being tallied and more news to start your Wednesday.
- Delta variant accounts for 20% of new infections in US; world case rates fall: Latest COVID-19 updatesat 10:31 am
A CDC panel will meet Wednesday to consider possible changes to COVID-19 vaccinations for youth after reports of heart inflammation. Live COVID news.
- Eric Adams is leading, but the race for New York City mayor isn't decided. Here's what we know.at 10:28 am
Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is ahead in the New York City mayoral race, but it's still undecided with absentee votes and ranked choice.
- California deserts have lost nearly 40% of plants to hotter and drier weather, satellite data showsat 10:25 am
Desert plants in California are dying at an alarming rate due to hotter temperatures and less rain, according to new research published this month.
- Millions of people with felonies can now vote after widespread reform. Most don't know it.at 10:01 am
An analysis of 4 states that moved to restore convicted felons' voting rights found that no more than 1 in 4 of those eligible returned to voting rolls.
- Pelosi could announce creation of a select committee to investigate the Jan. 6 insurrectionat 9:55 am
The Speaker told Democratic House members she plans to announce whether she will create a select panel to investigate the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection.
- Britney Spears to speak at conservatorship hearing: Here's what we knowat 9:46 am
Britney Spears requested to address the court in the ongoing battle over her conservatorship. Here's what we know so far ahead of the June 23 hearing.
- As gun violence soars, Biden to target rogue dealers, illegal firearms in new crime strategyat 9:00 am
Gun deaths in the U.S. this year are up more than 20% over 2020. Joe Biden is launching a strategy to take on the rising violence.
- Prime Day 2021 is over, but you can still get tons of amazing Amazon deals—shop them allat 8:22 am
Prime Day 2021 has come and gone, but the deals aren't over yet—shop all the best picks.
- India Walton, a socialist candidate, poised to become Buffalo, New York's, first woman mayorat 6:58 am
Assuming India Walton is elected, Buffalo would become the largest American city to have a socialist mayor since Milwaukee in 1960.
- Nationals' Max Scherzer visibly annoyed when umpires check him for illegal substances for a third timeat 4:50 am
Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer angrily jaws with Phillies dugout after umpires check him for illegal substances in middle of an inning.
- 'AGT': Simon Cowell tricks Sofía Vergara into thinking she killed him in botched danger actat 4:20 am
After several painstaking minutes of Sofía Vergara believing she impaled Simon Cowell, the trickster revealed: "I got you. I'm alive."
- Suns shock Clippers on Deandre Ayton's last-second shot for 2-0 lead in Western Conference finalsat 4:20 am
Deandre Ayton put in a lob off an inbound pass in the final second to give Phoenix a 104-103 victory and 2-0 series lead in the West finals.
- Vanessa Bryant settles wrongful death lawsuit vs. helicopter company, pilot's estateat 3:51 am
Vanessa Bryant, the widow of Kobe, had sued helicopter companies and the estate of the late pilot after the death of her husband and daughter Gianna.
- 'We can get it right': With Connecticut, recreational marijuana use has now been legalized in nearly half of the USat 3:29 am
Connecticut became the 19th state to legalize the recreational use marijuana Tuesday, which is still an illegal drug under federal law.
- Kate Spade Surprise is here with Prime Day 2021-level discounts on its best-selling pursesat 2:49 am
The Kate Spade Surprise Sale is boasting price cuts of up to 78% on its famous purses, clothes and more—save big for Prime Day 2021.
- Detroit Pistons win No. 1 pick in 2021 NBA draft lotteryat 1:44 am
The ping-pong balls bounced Detroit's way as the Pistons secured the top pick in the 2021 draft, where Cade Cunningham is the top prospect.
- 53-year-old woman dies hiking through Grand Canyon as temperatures exceed 110 degreesat 12:53 am
Michelle Meder of Hudson, Ohio, became "disoriented and later unconscious" while hiking down the Hermit Trail on Saturday.
- Senate fails to advance sweeping voting rights bill aimed at expanding early voting, registrationat 12:50 am
The legislation aims to counter regulations that make it difficult to vote –especially for people of color.
- Travel is back, and so are airline fees: Frontier adds 'COVID recovery' chargeat 12:41 am
Frontier's new fee comes as travel surges given increasing vaccination rates and fewer COVID restrictions.
- Sesame Street features first married same-sex couple and new recurring charactersat 12:11 am
During Pride month, Sesame Street introduced a new gay couple and their daughter as recurring characters on the show.
- Biden: $13 wage for federal firefighters 'ridiculously low'at 11:54 pm
On average, federal firefighters are paid less than local firefighters, nationwide.
- Tasmanian devils were given a safe, island home. Then the devils slaughtered 3K penguins.at 9:55 pm
Tasmanian devils were introduced to Maria Island. Years later, the devils remain but 3,000 little penguins are gone.
- Emily's life began the day California opened up again. Life after COVID looks pretty great.at 7:07 pm
Emily was conceived when our nation was being strangled by the coronavirus and life was turned upside down. Hope was still many months away.
- How to quickly cool down your body using pulse pointsat 7:00 pm
Stay cool during summer by concentrating on your pulse points.
- Harlem Globetrotters send letter to NBA, seeking to become an official franchiseat 6:53 pm
Legendary touring basketball team, citing its longstanding influence on the way the game is played, petitions NBA Commissioner Adam Silver for official recognition.
- Cyclist donates kidney to complete strangerat 3:57 pm
When Wisconsin native Mark Scotch met a man in need of a kidney while on vacation in Louisiana, he didn't hesitate to volunteer his own kidney.
- Lorde reveals how that racy photo became the cover for 'Solar Power'at 3:40 pm
Lorde is sharing details about her comeback album, world tour and her 'feral' cover image for 'Solar Power.'