iStock/ChiccoDodiFC (NEW YORK) — The British national who allegedly took a rabbi and three other people as hostages inside a Texas synagogue on Saturday arrived in the United States last month and gave customs agents a hotel in New York as his local address, multiple law enforcement sources told ABC News on Monday. The suspect, […]

Getty Images/Emma Espejo (NEW YORK) — As voting rights legislation remains stalled in Congress, Martin Luther King Jr.’s eldest son, Martin Luther King III, and his 13-year-old granddaughter, Yolanda Renee King, were among a coalition of civil rights activists who led the annual Peace Walk in Washington on Monday to honor the legacy of the […]

iStock/malerapaso (NEW YORK) — A bipartisan group of seven U.S. senators arrived in Ukraine Monday to meet with President Volodymyr Zelenskyy and other officials in what they say is a show of commitment to the country as an “increasingly belligerent Russia” bears down on its border. “Today, U.S. Senators Rob Portman (R-OH) Jeanne Shaheen (D-NH), […]

JOSH EDELSON/AFP via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 851,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.9% of the population in the United States […]

iStock/koto_feja (NEW YORK) — Newly inaugurated Virginia Gov. Glenn Youngkin, a Republican, signed several executive orders over the weekend, including one removing masking requirements in schools across the state. However, a growing number of school districts have said that their masking policies will remain in place. “There is no greater priority than the health and […]

Rich Fury/VF20/Getty Images for Vanity Fair After Kanye West was named as a suspect in a criminal battery investigation on January 13 by the Los Angeles Police Department, Ye is explaining how he was enraged by a person who he says was taunting him. The incident occurred early Thursday morning at South Santa Fe Avenue and Bay […]

Chris Walter/WireImage The late Aaliyah would have turned 43 on Sunday, and her family, along with close friend Missy Elliott, paid tribute to the Romeo Must Die star. “To You Our Love Flowers From Above Candles From The World We Will See You Again Bask In The Day God Sent You We Will See You And Your Comrades Again Not […]

Michael Ochs Archives/Getty Images Prince‘s estate has finally reached a value that has been approved by all parties — thus averting a court showdown.  After spending nearly six years in limbo following the “Purple Rain” singer’s untimely death, the Internal Revenue Service declared his estate is worth $156.4 million. Minnesota’s Star Tribune reports the settlement was years in the making, which […]

AFP via Getty Images The NBA is celebrating Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day with a special PSA titled, Imagine. The clip begins with three-time NBA champion Dwyane Wade saying, “Imagine changing the world by appealing to the hearts and minds of your neighbors, and answering hate with love. Imagine all that power. Now, imagine all that power in you.” […]

Oliver Contreras/Abaca/Bloomberg via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — The Supreme Court’s decision to block the Biden administration’s vaccine-or-test requirement for large private businesses is a “setback for public health,” United States Surgeon General Vivek Murthy told This Week co-anchor Martha Raddatz on Sunday. “The news about the workplace requirement being blocked was very disappointing, Martha. It […]

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