Forty years after the first state recognized the formal end of slavery in the United States as cause for an official celebration, President Biden signed legislation Thursday making Juneteenth a national holiday. The march from unofficial holiday to a formal day off for most federal employees started in Texas, more...
WASHINGTON — Former President Donald Trump promised to repeal Obamacare, the health insurance program that helped fuel the backlash tea party movement and ultimately his own candidacy. If Trump couldn't get Congress to do away with the law — and he couldn't, even with Republicans in control of both chambers...
MoviesPosted byThe Independent
Bruce Springsteen fans who have had the AstraZeneca vaccine will be turned away from his comeback shows on Broadway, it has been announced. The musician is returning with a five-night run at the St James theatre in New York on Saturday 26 June, with additional performances scheduled for September. Tickets went on sale on 10 June.A notice on Springsteen’s official website says audience members are required to provide proof of full Covid-19 vaccination in order to enter the theatre. However, a link to further information states that guests need to be fully vaccinated with an FDA-approved [Food and Drug...
Behind Viral VideosPosted byNewsweek
A woman has shared a horrifying video of a real-life "stairway to hell" after finding a toilet in front of steps leading to a creepy basement. Hailey uploaded a clip to her TikTok page, Erbehailey, sharing footage she captured while at a random house party. Most of us will have...
Congress & CourtsPosted byCNN
Chief Justice John Roberts, along with Justices Amy Coney Barrett and Brett Kavanaugh, demonstrated their collective power at America's highest court on Thursday.
Care and Feeding is Slate’s parenting advice column. Have a question for Care and Feeding? Submit it here or post it in the Slate Parenting Facebook group. Over a decade ago, my husband had an affair that produced a son. Every adult in the situation, including me, hails from a highly dysfunctional family. I mention this detail because even now, my husband’s family still tries to pressure him to leave me for her so that my stepson “can have his parents together.” I have spent years trying to work through the anger and resentment I have for how badly I have been treated in this dynamic, including what I had against my husband to create and enable this situation. He spent years choosing to stay silent as his parents disrespected my place as his wife and favored his son, often at the expense of the children we have since had together.
Good Morning America's Michael Strahan had reason to smile on Thursday following when he received some amazing news in the wake of last week's heartbreak. The TV host and former NFL player lost a dear friend and mentor when his former Giants coach, Jim Fassel, died of a heart attack on 8 June.
Brooklyn, NYPosted byInsider
Businesses bet on Black culture amid demands for racial justice. Now experts warn Juneteenth is next to be whitewashed.
Juneteenth is now a federal holiday. But experts tell Insider it's already becoming co-opted by corporations as a profitable marketing tactic.
Eden, NCPosted byLos Angeles Times
EDEN, N.C. — Three people are dead and two are missing after a group floating down a North Carolina river on inflatable tubes went over a dam, authorities said Thursday. Rockingham County Emergency Services Director Rodney Cates told reporters that a group of nine people tubing on the Dan River went over the Duke Energy dam in Eden, N.C., around sunset Wednesday. A Duke Energy employee who saw some of the tubers called 911 on Thursday afternoon, Cates said.
Sylwia is constantly being watched -- first by her 600,000 Instagram followers, then by a man parked outside her apartment. If you are fascinated by the landscape of internet celebrity and what lurks beneath, the Polish thriller "SWEAT" -- part of the official selection at Cannes Film Festival 2020 -- should leave you reeling.
Many believe that childless – or childfree – adults are lonelier, less happy and unsupported in their senior years. But nothing could be further from the truth!. Increasingly more elder adults are childless. In fact, studies predict that 16% of women 80 to 84 will be childless by 2030. As this phenomenon grows, more childless adults are seeking resources about how to age solo with dignity and support.
Eden, North Carolina — A search resumed Friday on a North Carolina river for two missing tubers after three others were found dead and four were pulled from the water, authorities said. The group of nine people was floating down the Dan River on inflatable tubes and went over a...
Presidential ElectionPosted byFox News
A Republican congressman from South Carolina wasn’t standing for it on Capitol Hill on Thursday when Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas tried to defend Vice President Kamala Harris regarding her absence from the U.S.-Mexico border region. Mayorkas insisted that Harris has faced "quite unfair" criticism for not visiting the border...
ShoppingPosted byThe Independent
Prime Day is just around the corner. Amazon’s annual sales blowout begins on 21 June, offering savvy shoppers the chance to grab bargains on products from across the entire site, from technology and toys to clothing and appliances.If bargain hunters are sharks, then TV deals are the chum in the water. Televisions are traditionally among the most popular items sold during the two-day sales extravaganza, with big discounts to be found on everything from high-end 65in Samsung QLED TVs to smaller and cheaper 4K sets from LG and Sony Bravia.We won’t know exactly which TVs will be discounted until 21...
Kennewick, WAPosted byKennewick Voice
Here are several locations where you can find the vaccine in Kennewick: 1. 8505 W Gage Blvd 509-737-8877; 2. 2811 W 10th Ave (509) 735-8733; 3. 7511 W Arrowhead Ave STE G (509) 420-5225; 4. 1901 N Steptoe St 509-783-3413; 5. 101 N Ely St 509-783-1438; 6. 2825 W Kennewick
Peter Phillips appeared to be in good spirits as he attended Ladies' Day at Royal Ascot with sister Zara Tindall. The outing marks the first time Peter has been seen since finalising his divorce from wife Autumn this week. Watching the action from the Royal Box, the Queen's eldest grandson...
POTUSPosted byBusiness Insider
Kim Jong Un addressed North Korea's government on Thursday, when he "stressed the need to get prepared for both dialogue and confrontation."
We are living in the day and age when having some sort of vehicle is no longer an option, it became a necessity. That’s why pretty much every person in the United States and Western Europe has at least one. Since we have countless options in front of us, it makes sense that we will need to have a thorough insight into every vehicle we are thinking about purchasing.