F-16s from the D.C. Air National Guard intercepted an unresponsive
Cessna business jet that later crashed in southwest Virginia, causing a sonic boom. Despite search efforts, no survivors were found.
Biden is asking voters to keep him in the White House until age 86,
renewing negative attention to his age despite earning bipartisan praise for averting a national default through negotiations in Congress.
Gen. Li Shangfu explained China's Taiwan Strait maneuver against
"provocative" patrols, while US Secretary Austin vowed to persist with operations in international waters, opposing Beijing's claims.
RFK Jr., a Democratic presidential candidate for 2024 and member of the
Kennedy dynasty, is considered a formidable contender due to the "magic" of this name, despite trailing President Biden in early polling.
Russia claims to have countered a Ukrainian offensive in
Donetsk, allegedly causing significant casualties, but this is unverified, and Ukraine's silence may hint at its long-anticipated counter-offensive's start.
Haley criticized party frontrunners, advocated for Ukraine,
opposed "red flag" gun laws, called for Social Security reform, disapproved DeSantis's Disney feud, and proposed halting tech exports to China.
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Chuck Todd, a mainstay in Washington as moderator of “Meet the
Press,” will step down from the show in the coming months. NBC News co-chief White House correspondent Kristen Welker will take his place.
Facing low polls and VP Harris's unpopularity, Biden could boost his 2024 reelection
chances by including Barack Obama, eligible under the 22nd Amendment, as his VP, despite potential GOP challenges.
Navy Captain Brad Geary, poised for promotion, plans to retire
following intense scrutiny and criticism after the death of his SEAL candidate, Kyle Mullen, post the arduous "Hell Week" training.
The Supreme Court is reviewing two cases challenging affirmative action in
college admissions, while advocates argue that such policies redress historical racial discrimination and enhance campus diversity.
Zelensky announced a counteroffensive against Russia despite
possible high costs and long duration, urged NATO membership, requested China's intervention, and sought more US missile-defense systems.
Living in exile in Russia, former NSA contractor Edward Snowden, who leaked
surveillance programs, has observed increased transparency and encryption use while his Espionage Act charges remain unsettled.
Jack Shafer criticizes the excess of similar Republican presidential
candidates, claiming it benefits outliers like Trump, and advises less viable contenders to back stronger candidates, for clearer voter choices.
Jack Dorsey, co-founder and former CEO of Twitter, publicly endorsed Robert F.
Kennedy Jr. for president, stating he believes RFK Jr. can defeat Donald Trump, Gov. Ron DeSantis, and President Joe Biden.
Ramaswamy wants to prioritize dealing with China over
providing military support to Ukraine, stating that ending the war and gaining major concessions from Ukraine would be more beneficial for the US.
A chaotic street racing event involving hundreds of drivers in
Philadelphia resulted in a police-involved shooting that left one driver dead and two troopers with minor injuries after being struck by a vehicle.
Saudi Arabia's decision to slash oil supply by 1 million barrels per day starting
in July, along with the extension of production cuts by other OPEC+ producers, is expected to increase oil prices.
A surge in child mental health issues has led to high demand for help, resulting in
long therapy wait times and the ER serving as the main source of acute care, highlighting problems in mental healthcare.
French Open doubles player Miyu Kato and her partner were disqualified after
Kato accidentally hit a ball girl with a ball, leading to their forfeiture of the match, while the opponents were declared the winners.
Directors Guild and Hollywood studios have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year labor contract, including improvements in wages, benefits, streaming residuals, and AI protections.
Strengthening Efforts to Combat Antisemitism: A Call for Greater Vigilance and Comprehensive Action
By Steve Rosenberg
The White House's plan to combat Antisemitism falls short in effectively addressing the issue, emphasizing the need for critical evaluation of partnerships, responsible handling of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict, combating online hate speech, investing in education, and ensuring accountability.
Among voters who view both candidates positively, Trump leads DeSantis by 37%. Trump also holds double
digit leads over voters who are most engaged and motivated to vote in the primary.
A federal trial in Portland, Oregon, will determine whether the state's voter-approved
gun control law, which requires safety training, background checks, and bans high-capacity magazines, violates the U.S. Constitution.