Monday, July 4, 2022
President Biden to Award Medal of Freedom to Simone Biles, John McCain and 15 Others

President Biden to Award Medal of Freedom to Simone Biles, John McCain and 15...

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WASHINGTON — President Joe Biden will present the nation’s highest civilian honor, the Presidential Medal of Freedom, to 17 people, including actor Denzel Washington, gymnast Simone Biles and the late John McCain, the Arizona Republican with whom Biden served in the U.S. Senate. Biden will also recognize Sandra Lindsay, the New York City nurse who
Several People Dead in Copenhagen Shopping Mall: Authorities

Several People Dead in Copenhagen Shopping Mall: Authorities

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COPENHAGEN, Denmark — A gunman opened fire in a Copenhagen shopping mall, one of the largest of its kind in Scandinavia, killing an unspecified number of people and wounding several others on Sunday, police said. The suspected gunman, who is in custody, is a 22-year-old Danish man who was detained near the Fields shopping mall
Russia Claims Control Over Last Ukrainian Stronghold in Luhansk Region

Russia Claims Control Over Last Ukrainian Stronghold in Luhansk Region

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KYIV, Ukraine — Russia claimed control Sunday over the last Ukrainian stronghold in an eastern province that is key to achieving a major goal of its grinding war. Ukraine’s General Staff of the military reported that its forces had withdrawn from Lysychansk in Luhansk province, but the president said the fight for the city was
‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Sets Box Office on Fire With $108.5 Million Debut

‘Minions: The Rise of Gru’ Sets Box Office on Fire With $108.5 Million Debut

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Families went bananas for Minions this weekend at the movie theater. “Minions: The Rise of Gru” brought in an estimated $108.5 million in ticket sales from 4,391 screens in North America, Universal Pictures said Sunday. By the end of the Monday’s July Fourth holiday, it will likely have earned over $127.9 million. The film is
Texas Gunman Kills 2, and Wounds 3 Police Officers

Texas Gunman Kills 2, and Wounds 3 Police Officers

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HALTOM CITY, Texas — A gunman killed two people and wounded four others, including three police officers, before taking his own life in a home in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, police said Sunday. Haltom City Police Det. Matt Spillane said none of those wounded in the shooting Saturday evening in a residential neighborhood have life-threatening
Google to Automatically Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics

Google to Automatically Delete Location Data When Users Visit Abortion Clinics

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MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif. — Google will automatically purge information about users who visit abortion clinics or other places that could trigger legal problems now that the U.S. Supreme Court has opened the door for states to ban the termination of pregnancies. The company behind the internet’s dominant internet search engine and the Android software that
Supreme Court Marshal Demands End to Protests in Front of Justices’ Homes

Supreme Court Marshal Demands End to Protests in Front of Justices’ Homes

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Bloomberg — The chief security officer for the US Supreme Court demanded that Maryland officials enforce laws against picketing in front of private houses, saying that “threatening activity” has increased in recent weeks. Chief Justice John Roberts and Justice Brett Kavanaugh live in Montgomery County outside of Washington, D.C. Demonstrators have been protesting at both
Flash Flood Warning Issued as Tropical Storm Colin Hits the Carolinas

Flash Flood Warning Issued as Tropical Storm Colin Hits the Carolinas

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MIAMI — Tropical Storm Colin formed along the South Carolina coast on Saturday, bringing the threat of rain and high winds for a day or two during the holiday weekend before improving for Monday’s July Fourth celebrations. The National Hurricane Center in Miami warned of the possibility of localized flash flooding along the Carolinas coast
Uvalde School District’s Police Chief Resigns From City Council

Uvalde School District’s Police Chief Resigns From City Council

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UVALDE, Texas — The Uvalde school district’s police chief has stepped down from his position in the City Council just weeks after being sworn in following allegations that he erred in his response to the mass shooting at Robb Elementary School that left 19 students and two teachers dead. Chief Pete Arredondo told the Uvalde
The Bodies of Two of Three Missing Children Found in Minnesota Lake

The Bodies of Two of Three Missing Children Found in Minnesota Lake

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VADNAIS HEIGHTS, Minn. — The bodies of two young children have been recovered from a Minnesota lake, and searchers are still looking for a third they fear may have been intentionally drowned. Meanwhile, the father of the children died at a different location hours earlier, and their mother is missing. Names have not been released.