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Grand Jury Indicts 1 Police Officer in Breonna Taylor Death

Grand Jury Indicts 1 Police Officer in Breonna Taylor Death

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A Kentucky grand jury on Wednesday indicted a single police officer for shooting into neighboring apartments but did not move forward with charges against any officers for their role in Breonna Taylor’s death.

Joe Biden: Senate Should Not Vote on SCOTUS Nominee Before Election

Joe Biden: Senate Should Not Vote on SCOTUS Nominee Before Election

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Joe Biden on Sunday used the sudden Supreme Court vacancy to reinforce his argument that the upcoming election should be a referendum on President Donald Trump’s handling of health care and the coronavirus.

Joe Biden Resisting Calls to Unveil List of Potential Court Picks

Joe Biden Resisting Calls to Unveil List of Potential Court Picks

ATLANTA — Joe Biden is resisting calls from President Donald Trump and even some fellow Democrats to release his list of potential Supreme Court picks seven months after he pledged to name the first Black female justice.

‘Princess Bride’ Cast Reunion Raises $4.3M for Wisconsin Democrats

‘Princess Bride’ Cast Reunion Raises $4.3M for Wisconsin Democrats

MADISON, Wis. — Wisconsin Democrats’ fundraiser centered on a star-packed live reading of “The Princess Bride” script raised nearly $4.3 million to help Joe Biden’s presidential campaign in the key battleground state, the party said Thursday.

Box Office: Disney's 'Mulan' Bombs in China With Weak Opening

Box Office: Disney's 'Mulan' Bombs in China With Weak Opening

Moviegoing audiences in North America are not rushing back to the theater just yet and “Mulan” is also faltering in its China release as the global box office slowly comes back online in the COVID-19 era.

Kanye West Kicked Off Ballots in Arizona, Virginia

Kanye West Kicked Off Ballots in Arizona, Virginia

A judge has barred Kanye West from appearing on the Nov. 3 ballot in Arizona, concluding that a voter who challenged his candidacy had shown he would probably prevail and had established the possibility of an irreparable harm if the rapper’s name were to appear on the ballot.

Arizona Resident Sues to Kick Kanye West Off Arizona Ballot

Arizona Resident Sues to Kick Kanye West Off Arizona Ballot

PHOENIX — An Arizona resident has asked a judge to bar Kanye West from appearing on the state’s Nov. 3 ballot, accusing the hip hop artist of serving as an election spoiler and arguing that a law prohibits him from running in the state as an independent presidential candidate.

Tyler Perry Reaches Billionaire Status

Tyler Perry Reaches Billionaire Status

Tyler Perry has become the newest billionaire in the entertainment industry, according to a new report from Forbes.

Court Blocks Release of Trump Tax Returns amid Latest Appeal

Court Blocks Release of Trump Tax Returns amid Latest Appeal

NEW YORK (AP) — A federal appeals court on Tuesday blocked a New York prosecutor from obtaining Donald Trump’s tax returns while the president’s lawyers continue to fight a subpoena seeking the records.

Florida Announces Ban on Nursing Home Visits will be Lifted

Florida Announces Ban on Nursing Home Visits will be Lifted

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis announced Tuesday that he will lift the state’s ban on visiting nursing homes that has cut off vulnerable seniors from family since mid-March over fears of spreading the new coronavirus.

In Pittsburgh, Biden to Blame Trump for Riots, Violence Nationwide

In Pittsburgh, Biden to Blame Trump for Riots, Violence Nationwide

PIITSBURGH, Pa. — Joe Biden is mounting a more aggressive offense against President Donald Trump with a rare public appearance in Pittsburgh on Monday, where he’s expected to say Trump is contributing to the violence in the streets nationwide.

‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies of Cancer at 43

‘Black Panther’ Star Chadwick Boseman Dies of Cancer at 43

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Actor Chadwick Boseman, who played Black icons Jackie Robinson and James Brown before finding fame as the regal Black Panther in the Marvel cinematic universe, died Friday of cancer, his representative said.

Hurricane Laura Pounds Louisiana Coastline

Hurricane Laura Pounds Louisiana Coastline

LAKE CHARLES, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast with ferocious wind and torrential rain and unleashed a wall of seawater that could push 40 miles inland as the Category 4 storm roared ashore Thursday in Louisiana near the Texas border.

Video: Hurricane Laura Pounds Louisiana Coastline as Category 2 Storm

Video: Hurricane Laura Pounds Louisiana Coastline as Category 2 Storm

LAKE ARTHUR, La. (AP) — Hurricane Laura pounded the Gulf Coast for hours with ferocious wind, torrential rains and rising seawater as it roared ashore over southwestern Louisiana near the Texas border early Thursday, threatening the lives of people who didn’t evacuate.

Boycott: NBA Playoff Games Called Off Amid Player Protest

Boycott: NBA Playoff Games Called Off Amid Player Protest

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. — All three NBA playoff games scheduled for Wednesday have been postponed, with players around the league choosing to boycott in their strongest statement yet against racial injustice.

Russell Crowe's 'Unhinged' Leads the Way at U.S. Cinemas in Soft Return

Russell Crowe's 'Unhinged' Leads the Way at U.S. Cinemas in Soft Return

NEW YORK -- The United States had its first real weekend back at the movies with the reopening of theater heavyweights AMC and Regal -- but film fans made only a timid return in a country which continues to register more than 40,000 new cases of coronavirus a day.

Russell Crowe's 'Unhinged' Leads the Way as U.S. Cinemas in Soft Return

Russell Crowe's 'Unhinged' Leads the Way as U.S. Cinemas in Soft Return

NEW YORK -- The United States had its first real weekend back at the movies with the reopening of theater heavyweights AMC and Regal -- but film fans made only a timid return in a country which continues to register more than 40,000 new cases of coronavirus a day.

Lori Loughlin to Get 2 Months in Prison for College Admissions Scam

Lori Loughlin to Get 2 Months in Prison for College Admissions Scam

BOSTON (AP) — “Full House” actor Lori Loughlin must serve two months in prison and her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, must serve five months for paying half a million dollars in bribes to get their two daughters into the University of Southern California as rowing recruits, a federal judge ruled Friday.

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Back Above One Million

U.S. Weekly Jobless Claims Rise Back Above One Million

WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of laid-off workers seeking U.S. unemployment benefits rose to 1.1 million last week after two weeks of declines, evidence that many employers are still slashing jobs as the coronavirus bedevils the U.S.

Mitt Romney Ramps up Defense of Mass-Mail Voting

Mitt Romney Ramps up Defense of Mass-Mail Voting

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Sen. Mitt Romney said Friday that politicians attacking the vote by mail system are threatening global democracy but stopped short of criticizing President Donald Trump, who has been openly against an expected surge of mail-in ballots.

SCOTUS: Rhode Island Mail-in Voters Don’t Need Witnesses

SCOTUS: Rhode Island Mail-in Voters Don’t Need Witnesses

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. Supreme Court on Thursday left in place an agreement that allows Rhode Island residents to vote by mail through November’s general election without getting signatures from two witnesses or a notary.

Seattle City Council Approves Plan to Defund Police, Layoff 100 Cops, Slash Salaries

Seattle City Council Approves Plan to Defund Police, Layoff 100 Cops, Slash Salaries

The Seattle City Council approved proposals Monday that would reduce the police department by as many as 100 officers through layoffs and attrition — an action supported by protesters who have marched in the city following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis but strongly opposed by the mayor and police chief.

Seattle City Council Approves Plan to Defund Police, Lay Off 100 Cops, Slash Salaries

Seattle City Council Approves Plan to Defund Police, Lay Off 100 Cops, Slash Salaries

The Seattle City Council approved proposals Monday that would reduce the police department by as many as 100 officers through layoffs and attrition — an action supported by protesters who have marched in the city following the police killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis but strongly opposed by the mayor and police chief.

Police: Fleeing Teens Jumped Mar-a-Lago Wall; AK-47 Found in Backpack

Police: Fleeing Teens Jumped Mar-a-Lago Wall; AK-47 Found in Backpack

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — Three teenagers fleeing police while carrying a semiautomatic gun in a backpack jumped a wall at President Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago resort, but probably didn’t know that’s where they were, authorities said Wednesday.

Disney to Release 'Mulan' on Streaming for $30 in September

Disney to Release 'Mulan' on Streaming for $30 in September

“Mulan” is no longer headed for a major theatrical release. The Walt Disney Co. said Tuesday that it will debut its live-action blockbuster on its subscription streaming service, Disney+, on Sept.

Megan Thee Stallion Describes Her Shooting in Tearful Video

Megan Thee Stallion Describes Her Shooting in Tearful Video

LOS ANGELES — Rapper Megan Thee Stallion said Monday that she had gunshot wounds in both feet and gave new details about the shooting earlier this month that she called “the worst experience of my life” in an emotional online video.

‘Friends’ Cast Reunite to Promote Voting

‘Friends’ Cast Reunite to Promote Voting

Friends stars Courteney Cox, Jennifer Aniston and Lisa Kudrow reunited on Cox’s Instagram page to encourage their fans to vote in the upcoming presidential election this November.

Regis Philbin, Legendary Television Host, Dies at 88

Regis Philbin, Legendary Television Host, Dies at 88

NEW YORK (AP) — Regis Philbin, the genial host who shared his life with television viewers over morning coffee for decades and helped himself and some fans strike it rich with the game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire,” has died at 88, People magazine reported.

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to Order Mandatory Masks

D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser to Order Mandatory Masks

WASHINGTON (AP) — With coronavirus cases rising, Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser said Wednesday that she will issue an executive order making face masks mandatory outside the home — an unprecedented step in the nation’s capital.

Amber Heard Tells Court She Feared Johnny Depp Would Kill Her

Amber Heard Tells Court She Feared Johnny Depp Would Kill Her

LONDON (AP) — Amber Heard has accused ex-husband Johnny Depp of abusing her both physically and verbally while he was allegedly bingeing on alcohol and drugs, claiming that at various times during their tempestuous relationship she feared for her life.

'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely by Warner Bros.

'Tenet' Delayed Indefinitely by Warner Bros.

New York (AFP) – Movie industry experts have long pegged hopes on Christopher Nolan’s hotly-awaited, super-secret sci fi epic “Tenet” to save Hollywood from the summer of coronavirus.

Ortiz: Biden's Climate Plan Is a Disaster for American Workers

Ortiz: Biden's Climate Plan Is a Disaster for American Workers

Alfredo Ortiz of Job Creators Network writesin FoxBusiness that Joe Biden's clean energy plan amounts to a series of unrealistic policy proposals that will cripple economic growth by imposing unnecessary regulatory barriers, underscoring the importance of reelecting President Trump.

Sheriff: ‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera Saved Son Before Drowning

Sheriff: ‘Glee’ Star Naya Rivera Saved Son Before Drowning

LOS ANGELES — “Glee” starNaya Rivera’s 4-year-old son told investigators that his mother, whose body was found in a Southern California lake Monday, boosted him back on to the deck of their rented boat before he looked back and saw her disappearing under the water, authorities said.

Hong Kong Disneyland Closing as Coronavirus Cases Spike

Hong Kong Disneyland Closing as Coronavirus Cases Spike

HONG KONG (AP) — For the second time this year, Hong Kong Disneyland Park is closing temporarily following the city’s decision to ban public gatherings of more than four people because of the coronavirus pandemic, Disney officials said Monday.