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Texas judge tosses hospital workers’ COVID-19 vaccine requirement lawsuit, says they can ‘work somewhere else’

A federal judge in Texas has thrown out a lawsuit filed by 117 employees of Houston's Methodist Hospital system targeting its COVID-19 vaccine requirement.According to the ruling, U.S. District Judge Lynn Hughes of Houston said that lead plaintiff Jennifer Bridges'...

Justices consider Harvard case on race in college admissions

With abortion and guns already on the agenda, the conservative-dominated Supreme Court is considering adding a third blockbuster issue -- whether to ban consideration of race in college admissions.The justices could say as soon as Monday whether they will hear an...

Seattle cop hit, killed on freeway while helping another driver involved in a crash; officer’s car stolen

An off-duty Seattle police officer was struck and killed by a vehicle while helping a driver who had been in an accident on a freeway early Sunday, authorities said. The officer, who was a five-year veteran with the Seattle Police Department, had just gotten off work...

Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Resume Accepting Bitcoin When Miners Confirm 50% Clean Energy Usage

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has announced that when there is "confirmation of reasonable (about 50%) clean energy usage by miners with positive future trend," his electric car company will start accepting bitcoin for payments again. Elon Musk Reveals When Tesla Will Resume...

Chicago man jumps into Lake Michigan for 365th straight day

A Chicago bus driver looking for a way to relieve stress during the coronavirus pandemic jumped into Lake Michigan for a 365th straight day on Saturday. Dan O'Conor, the "Great Lake Jumper," shares a "High-5" with one of his well-wishers after his 365th leap into Lake...

Silk Road Founder Ross Ulbricht Speaks Publicly for the First Time Since 2013

At the Bitcoin 2021 conference in Miami, attendees listened to the first phone interview with the Silk Road's Ross Ulbricht from the depths of the maximum-security prison in Tucson, Arizona. During the interview, Ulbricht spoke about bitcoin and how the decentralized...

Sheryl Crow talks about alleged sexual harassment on Michael Jackson’s tour: ‘Come a long way’

When Sheryl Crow toured with Michael Jackson in 1987, she reportedly experienced harassment from the pop star's manager.Crow was only 25-year-old at the time when she took on the backup singing gig, according to The Independent - a British online newspaper.The singer...

Naked Brooklyn mother who threw kids from fire escape faces attempted murder charges

The Brooklyn mother who allegedly threw her two young children -- including a newborn baby -- out of her second-floor window in Brooklyn now faces attempted murder charges, police said.Dejhanay Jarrell, 24, was charged on Saturday with two counts of attempted murder,...

Biden congratulates Israel’s incoming PM Naftali Bennett, vows support for ‘Israelis, Palestinians’

President Joe Biden on Sunday congratulated Israel's incoming Prime Minister Naftali Bennett after Israel's parliament voted to approve a new government, effectively ending Benjamin Netanyahu's historic 12 years in office. The "United States remains unwavering in its...

Cuba’s Central Bank Suspends US Dollar Deposits Nationwide – Officials Cite Embargo ‘Obstacles’

The Republic of Cuba is suspending the use of U.S. dollars due to embargo restrictions with U.S. and foreign banks. The central bank of Cuba's restrictions stems from the "obstacles that the U.S. embargo creates for the national bank system." Cuba Bans USD Deposits,...

Biden open to Vladimir Putin proposal on swapping cybercriminals

President Joe Biden signaled an openness to swapping cybercriminals with Russia ahead of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Wednesday."Yes, I'm open to, if there's crimes committed against Russia that, in fact, people committing those crimes are...

Ohio police rescue missing 4-year-old child found unresponsive, floating in pond

Three police officers in Ohio are being hailed as heroes after resuscitating a missing child who was found unresponsive and floating in a pond on Saturday, authorities said.The 4-year-old boy had been reported missing from a family member's house in Painesville around...

AOC agrees with calls for Breyer to step down from Supreme Court

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is "inclined to say yes" to calls by progressive organizations and at least one fellow Democrat in Congress for 82-year-old Supreme Court Justice Stephen Breyer to retire at the end of the current term of the high court.Ocasio-Cortez, the...

VP Harris ‘advocating for lawlessness,’ Border Patrol union president says

The head of the Border Patrol union slammed Vice President Harris on Sunday morning for advocating for migrants and, in turn, "advocating for lawlessness" that has extended into other parts of the country.Just days after Harris concluded her trip to Latin America -...

DOJ sought account information of top Trump White House lawyer: report

Apple informed former Trump administration White House counsel Don McGahn that the Justice Department subpoenaed information about an email account of his in 2018, and forbade Apple from letting him know, according to a New York Times report.McGahn's wife also...

Dad dumps 80,000 pennies on estranged daughter’s lawn for final child support

A Virginia teenager showed her estranged father the meaning of good "cents" and maturity.Avery Sanford hadn't seen her dad in years when he dropped off his final child support payment last month -- dumping 80,000 pennies on his ex-wife's lawn, according to WTVR, the...

Biden mutters he’ll ‘get in trouble with my staff’ for taking extra question

President Biden joked when taking questions at a press conference Sunday following the G-7 summit, claiming that his staff will be upset with him if he does not conduct the event as they want him to.Early on in the question-and-answer portion of the program, Biden was...

Candace Cameron Bure has a faith-based dating requirement for her adult children

Candace Cameron Bure has one request for her children's potential romantic partners.The "Fuller House" and Hallmark actress told Us Weekly that she has asked her three adult children to make sure their significant other loves Jesus."When it comes down to it, I just...

Jon Lovitz speaks out against Hollywood cancel culture: ‘No different than McCarthyism’

Former "Saturday Night Live" cast member Jon Lovitz is speaking out about cancel culture. The star joined the myriad of comedians talking about the current state of the genre now that comics face potential cancellation over past or present material. He even went as...

Border Patrol discovers ‘inhumane’ stash house in Texas with over 100 undocumented immigrants, officials say

Border Patrol agents in Texas discovered a stash house where smugglers were holding over 100 undocumented immigrants, officials said Friday.In a joint effort on Thursday, officials with the Laredo Sector Border Patrol, Homeland Security Investigations and Laredo...

US Senator Urges Treasury Secretary to ‘Make Significant Revisions’ to FinCEN’s Crypto Proposal

U.S. Senator Pat Toomey has urged Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen to "make significant revisions" to the proposed crypto regulation by the Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (FinCEN) and the planned adoption of the guidance issued by the Financial Action Task Force...

Former NY assemblyman claims ‘radical’ Dems like Rep. Omar responsible for surge in anti-Semitic attacks

Former New York Assemblyman Dov Hikind blamed "radical" Democrats for the recent surge in anti-Semitic attacks across the country, arguing that party leaders are "missing in action" and are not doing anything to stop it. Hikind argued on "Fox & Friends Weekend" on...

Biden, first lady join Queen for tea at Windsor Castle

President Biden and First Lady Jill Biden met with Queen Elizabeth II for tea at Windsor Castle on Sunday.Biden traveled to the United Kingdom for the G-7 summit this weekend involving leaders from Canada, France, Germany, Italy, Japan, the United Kingdom and, of...

Rubio-Demings 2022 showdown could become most expensive Senate race ever

A day after she launched a much anticipated 2022 Democratic challenge against Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida, Rep. Val Demings spotlighted a surge in fundraising.Sources close to Deming's campaign said that Orlando's first female police chief-turned-congresswoman hauled...

Good Samaritan swept away while trying to rescue doomed Florida father, boy

A Florida man was swept out to sea as he tried to save a father and his toddler son from drowning near a beach just south of Tampa, according to local reports."Apollo Beach Hero" Kristoff Murray, 27, has yet to be found after his unsuccessful bid to save the parent...

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