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July 21, 2019
High temperatures will continue Sunday, but a cold front will soon bring relief from the heat wave
The deadly heat wave that has blanketed much of the US is in its final day.
July 21, 2019
4 inmates at a juvenile justice facility in Florida staged a fight, overpowered staff and escaped, officials say
Four teenagers escaped a juvenile justice facility in Jacksonville, Florida, on Saturday night after staging a fight in their room and overpowering the staff members who responded, the Jacksonville Sheriff's Office said in a tweet.
July 19, 2019
Company sent nearly 5 million opioids to a pharmacy in a town of only 1,400 people
A federal grand jury has indicted pharmaceutical wholesaler Miami-Luken, two of its top former officials, and two pharmacists with conspiring to illegally distribute millions of prescription painkillers in some of the states hit hardest by the opioid epidemic, the Justice Department announced Thursday.
July 20, 2019
Private investigator has spent a decade on Jeffrey Epstein's trail
When Detective Michael Fisten hung up his badge after 30 years in law enforcement and started a new career as a private investigator, he thought his first case wouldn't last more than a couple of weeks.
July 20, 2019
Michelle Obama after Trump's racist tweets: 'What truly makes our country great is diversity'
Former first lady Michelle Obama in a tweet Friday made an oblique reference to President Donald Trump's racist jabs against a foursome of first-term congresswomen of color, saying that "what truly makes our country great is its diversity."
July 20, 2019
How Trump's 2020 reelection strategy could work -- but probably won't
First things first: The theme song of the week is the theme from The Larry Sanders Show.
July 19, 2019
Judge upholds a Trump admin alternative to Obamacare
The Trump administration has the authority to make it easier to buy a less expensive alternative to Obamacare coverage, a federal judge ruled Friday.
July 20, 2019
Google expected to pay multimillion dollar penalty to settle investigation into how YouTube handles kids' data
Google is expected to pay a multi-million dollar penalty to settle an investigation into YouTube's handling of children's data, according to a person familiar with the matter.
July 21, 2019
Elon Musk hopes to put a computer chip in your brain. Who wants one?
This week Elon Musk unveiled his most sci-fi project thus far: a computer chip connected to exceptionally slender wires with electrodes on them, all of which is meant to be embedded in a person's brain by a surgical robot. The implant would connect wirelessly to a small behind-the-ear receiver that could communicate with a computer.
July 20, 2019
'The Lion King' could seal Disney's reign over the box office
The US box office is struggling, but you wouldn't know if it you only looked at Disney's coffers.
July 18, 2019
Toys 'R' Us is coming back to the United States
Toys "R" Us' long-awaited comeback is finally official.
Businesses accept challenge to give back to First Responders
Man dies after tree falls on car during storm
Former standout athlete shot, killed
Man uses stolen phone to buy $138k worth of items
Group helps prepare young moms for adulthood
Woman opens fire in Walmart after being jumped
Mom of player who died of heat stroke speaks
Man charged with shooting into car driven by kid
Detective helps man make most of last days
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