Good Samaritan Guides Police to Woman Kept Captive in Abandoned Home in West Pullman

A Good Samaritan is speaking out after he potentially saved the life of a woman who was being held captive inside of an abandoned home on Chicago’s Far South Side this weekend. According to Chicago police, the 36-year-old woman was found inside an abandoned property in the 11900 block of South Eggleston on Saturday afternoon.… Continue reading Good Samaritan Guides Police to Woman Kept Captive in Abandoned Home in West Pullman

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Military plane from Europe carrying 35,380 kg of baby formula lands in U.S.

A military plane carrying enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis, the first of several flights expected from Europe aimed at relieving a shortage that has sent parents scrambling to find enough to feed their children.

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In Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Deep-Red District, Democrats Eye a (Very Small) Opening

This article is part of The D.C. Brief, TIME’s politics newsletter. Sign up here to get stories like this sent to your inbox. HIRAM, Ga.—Andrea Baerwalde had something of a fashion crisis recently as she prepared to go to her local grocery store. The speech therapist was wearing a Stacey Abrams T-shirt, a piece of… Continue reading In Marjorie Taylor Greene’s Deep-Red District, Democrats Eye a (Very Small) Opening

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Police in Minnesota Arrest Woman After 6-Year-Old Son’s Body Found in Trunk

MOUND, Minn. — A 28-year-old woman has been arrested after police found her 6-year-old son’s body in the trunk of her bloodied car in a Minneapolis suburb, authorities and family members said. Orono police said the woman and a man were arrested on suspicion of murder after the boy’s body was found Friday following a… Continue reading Police in Minnesota Arrest Woman After 6-Year-Old Son’s Body Found in Trunk

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Famed California redwood grove damaged by visitors reopens with new elevated boardwalk

A famed and ancient grove of redwood trees in Northern California that was damaged by an influx of visitors has reopened to the public with a new 1,300-foot-long elevated boardwalk. When word got out on social media about the once-secret off-trail location of the Grove of Titans in Jedediah Smith Redwoods State Park, visitors flocked… Continue reading Famed California redwood grove damaged by visitors reopens with new elevated boardwalk

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White Sox’ Liam Hendriks calls Yankee Josh Donaldson “delusional”

Getty NEW YORK — White Sox closer Liam Hendriks didn’t mince words, blasting Yankees third baseman Josh Donaldson’s explanation for calling Sox shortstop Tim Anderson “Jackie” Saturday “delusional.” Donaldson said it was an inside joke. The Sox viewed it as offensive, and the multiple exchanges between Donaldson and Anderson during the Yankees’ 7-5 victory resulted… Continue reading White Sox’ Liam Hendriks calls Yankee Josh Donaldson “delusional”

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Cubs’ Willson Contreras Day-To-Day With Hamstring Injury

Cubs get ‘good news’ on Contreras’ hamstring injury originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Cubs got good news regarding starting catcher Willson Contreras and his hamstring injury. Contreras, who exited early Saturday with hamstring tightness, is day-to-day, the Cubs said Sunday. “It’s actually something that’s not too concerning,” manager David Ross said. “We’ll give… Continue reading Cubs’ Willson Contreras Day-To-Day With Hamstring Injury

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Teens Charged With Stealing Car at Gunpoint, Leading Cops on High-Speed Chase in Carol Stream

Prosecutors in suburban Carol Stream say that two teens stole a car at gunpoint from a strip mall and led police on a high-speed chase before abandoning the vehicle and fleeing into a crowded park. According to the DuPage County State’s Attorney’s Office, the teens, who are both from Chicago, have been charged with multiple… Continue reading Teens Charged With Stealing Car at Gunpoint, Leading Cops on High-Speed Chase in Carol Stream

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PM Modi Leaves For Japan To Attend Quad Summit

Prime Minister Narendra Modi emplaned for Tokyo, Japan on Sunday evening to participate in the Quad summit at the invitation of the Japanese Prime Minister Fumio Kishida.

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Paris Street Art Legend Miss. Tic Dies At 66

Miss.Tic, whose provocative illustrations began cropping up in the Montmartre neighbourhood of Paris in the mid-80s and made her a pioneer of French street art, died Sunday aged 66.

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Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

ISLAMABAD — Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers on Sunday began enforcing an order requiring all female TV news anchors in the country to cover their faces while on-air. The move is part of a hard-line shift drawing condemnation from rights activists. After the order was announced Thursday, only a handful of news outlets complied. But on Sunday,… Continue reading Taliban Enforcing Face-Cover Order for Female TV Anchors

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Amber Heard’s lawyers try to poke holes in Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit

Attorneys for actor Amber Heard spent much of last week trying to portray her ex-husband, Johnny Depp, as a jealous and drunken abuser who can only blame himself for his nose-diving Hollywood career. Since Heard concluded her testimony in a Virginia courtroom Tuesday, her lawyers have presented witness testimony from people who were once close to Depp… Continue reading Amber Heard’s lawyers try to poke holes in Johnny Depp’s libel lawsuit

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78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in U.S.

Enough specialty infant formula for more than half a million baby bottles arrived Sunday in Indianapolis. The formula, weighing 78,000 pounds (35,380 kilograms), was being transported by military plane, White House press secretary Karine Jean-Pierre told reporters aboard Air Force One as President Joe Biden flew from South Korea to Japan. It is the first… Continue reading 78,000 pounds of infant formula arrives in U.S.

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L.A. County extends mask mandate for public transit

With COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates climbing in Los Angeles County, officials announced Friday that the mask mandate will be extended for all public transit and indoor transportation hubs in the county. Initially set to expire soon, L.A. County’s health officer order will continue to require masks for everyone aged 2 and older at places like airports, bus terminals, train and… Continue reading L.A. County extends mask mandate for public transit

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Gwendolyn Osborne, journalist, romance writer, founding NABJCC member, dies at 72

An avid reader and “hopeless romantic,” Gwendolyn Osborne, a founding member of the Chicago chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists, died May 14. Provided Carolyn Hector Hall first met Gwendolyn Osborne in 1999 at a Black romance writer’s getaway, the Romance Slam Jam Conference in Orlando. Or, should we say, Ms. Osborne really… Continue reading Gwendolyn Osborne, journalist, romance writer, founding NABJCC member, dies at 72

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Roy Wiley dies at 87; former Sun-Times reporter, editor went on to career in business communications

Roy Wiley with his wife, Bobbie Huskey, in 2014. Sun-Times files Roy Wiley got his start at the Chicago Sun-Times as a young college student. Mr. Wiley was hired as a copy clerk in 1952. He worked from midnight to 8 a.m., and went to school during the day. And in the newsroom, he did… Continue reading Roy Wiley dies at 87; former Sun-Times reporter, editor went on to career in business communications

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The COVID-19 pandemic is ‘most certainly not over,’ WHO’s health chief says

The UN health agency’s director general told officials gathered in Geneva for the opening of the WHO’s annual meeting that “declining testing and sequencing means we are blinding ourselves to the evolution of the virus.” He also noted that almost one billion people still haven’t been vaccinated.

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Latest news bulletin | May 22nd – Evening

Catch up with the most important stories from around Europe and beyond – latest news, breaking news, World, Business, Entertainment, Politics, Culture, Travel.

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Bangladesh floods recede but millions still marooned

North-east Bangladesh’s worst floods in nearly 20 years began receding on Sunday, but rescue workers were struggling to help millions marooned by extreme weather across the region that has killed around 60 people.

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Chicago Gun Violence: 1 Person Killed, at Least 23 Others Wounded in Weekend Shootings

Chicago police say one person has been killed and at least 23 others have been hurt in shootings across the city so far this weekend. A 24-year-old man was found shot to death inside of an apartment building in the 7800 block of South Laflin on Sunday morning. According to police, a neighbor discovered the… Continue reading Chicago Gun Violence: 1 Person Killed, at Least 23 Others Wounded in Weekend Shootings

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