Appointments and Executive Changes

In the absence of genetic variation, asexual invasive species find new methods of adapting to their environment

18 hours ago   |   Science Daily

New research has found that two types of weevils, common yet invasive beetles in many parts of the world, have been using epigenetic changes to adapt and respond to different...
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NCAA Can No Longer ‘Tweak' Its Governance Model. Real Change Is Needed

1 day ago   |   Forbes

Hoping to get ahead of some of the legal challenges by furiously lobbying Congress for relief from antitrust concerns, Makan Delrahim, former assistant attorney general in the...
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‘The Ripple Effect Is a Major Concern.' Chicagoans Worry Lollapalooza May Become a COVID-19 Hotspot

1 day ago   |   Time

When music fan Noah Zelinsky bought tickets to the Chicago music festival Lollapalooza in May, he thought it might signal something of a return to normalcy after more than a...
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He Hired 2 Men to Kidnap His Wife. They Ended Up Drowning

1 day ago   |   NY Times

Lawrence Handley, 53, a business executive from Lafayette, La., pleaded guilty this week to three criminal charges after a plot to kidnap his estranged wife went badly awry.
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‘Something has to change': GOP Sen. Graham and Democratic Rep. Cuellar urge Biden to tap Jeh Johnson or someone similar for border czar

1 day ago   |   The Washington Post

The lawmakers suggest bringing in the former DHS secretary or someone in his mold to tackle the influx of migrants at the southern border.
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Reports: Mike Conley likely to re-sign with Jazz, who are offering $75M over three years

1 day ago   |   NBC Sports

Jazz guard Mike Conley's tone changed over the last several months, as he approaches unrestricted free agency.
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Biden nominates Gold Star father Khizr Khan to US Commission on International Religious Freedom

Biden nominates Gold Star father Khizr Khan to US Commission on International Religious Freedom

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement President Biden announced on Friday that he was appointing of Khizr Khan -- a lawyer and Gold Star parent -- to serve on the US Commission on...
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Gov. Abbott banned COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the state

Gov. Abbott banned COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the state

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement Texas Gov. Abbott signed an executive order on Friday, banning COVID-19 vaccine and mask mandates in Texas, despite cases continuing to rise in the...
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A photographer captured the contents of a note that an aide passed to Biden: 'Sir, there is something on your chin'

A photographer captured the contents of a note that an aide passed to Biden: 'Sir, there is something on your chin'

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

Summary List Placement During a virtual meeting with governors on Friday, a photographer captured the contents of a note passed to President Joe Biden from an aide: "Sir, there...
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Milwaukee changes times at COVID-19 testing centers

Milwaukee changes times at COVID-19 testing centers

1 day ago   |   WISN

The Milwaukee Health Department is changing hours for COVID-19 testing and vaccinations at the Northwest and Southside health centers.
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FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

FHP: 77-year-old bicyclist killed after being hit from behind by car in Oviedo

A bicyclist is dead after being hit from behind by a car in Oviedo Saturday morning. Read more ...

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

Silver Alert declared for missing 82-year-old Indiana man

The Huntingburg Police Department is investigating the disappearance of Raymond Underwood, an 82-year-old white male, 5 feet 11 inches tall, 185 pounds, gray hair with brown... Read more ...

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

DOC says Linn County inmate escaped work release

Anyone with information about Leo Alan Ray's locations should call police. Read more ...

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

What's the difference between heat stroke and heat exhaustion?

Stay hydrated and stay in cool areas. Read more ...

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

Catherine Oxenberg feared daughter had suicide pact with NXIVM sex cult

"Dynasty" actress Catherine Oxenberg reveals how she wrested her daughter India away from the clutches of Keith Raniere's sex slave group NXIVM. Read more ...

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

Biden spending over $2B to halt border wall construction amid migrant crisis

A GOP report issued found that at least 20 percent of the $10 billion received by the Pentagon for border wall construction has been spent on guarding construction sides and... Read more ...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv...

Conservative talk show host Larry Elder leads in crowded California guv recall race

Larry Elder polled at 16 percent while Caitlyn Jenner has 4 percent of backers. While Gov. Gavin Newsom still has 48 percent of support, 43 percent of people polled said they'd... Read more ...

At march for slain National Guard member, family cries out for justice

The family of slain 19-year-old Chrys Carvajal took to the streets Saturday, chanting and asking the community to come forward with tips on who fatally shot the National Guard... Read more ...

No bail for man accused of killing witness in a murder case

A West Humboldt Park man accused of killing a witness set to testify in a murder case was denied bail during a hearing broadcast on You Tube /on/ Saturday. Read more ...

Baltimore firefighter undergoes surgery after falling through floor, union says

The cause of the Penn North fire is under investigation, the fire department said. Read more ...