D-Day 80th anniversary celebration of Normandy invasion

Share Scottish lament played as dawn breaks on Gold Beach As dawn broke on Gold Beach in Maj. Trevor Macey-Lillie played the Scottish lament “Highland Laddie” on the bagpipes on Gold Beach in Normandy. The time-honored tradition recreates the moment that thousands of British troops disembarked onto French beaches. Christopher Furlong / Getty Images Macey-Lillie … Read more

FDA investigating cucumbers in nationwide Salmonella outbreak that’s sent 54 to the hospital

The Food and Drug Administration is now investigating whether cucumbers are responsible for a nationwide Salmonella outbreak that has led to 54 hospitalizations. In a notice posted on its website Wednesday, the agency said data indicate affected cucumbers contaminated with Salmonella may be responsible for 162 illnesses that comprise the outbreak. Zero fatalities have been reported … Read more

‘When Calls the Heart’ actor Mamie Laverock opens her eyes after falling 5 stories, family says

Actor Mamie Laverock has been on life support after a five-story fall, but she has since opened her eyes, her family says. The “When Calls the Heart” actor’s mom, actor Nicole Rockmann, told the Los Angeles Times that Laverock is “doing well” and hoping for a “turnaround” on her health. “Mamie just opened her eyes,” Rockmann said. … Read more

What the first polls after Trump’s conviction show — and don’t show

News organizations and pollsters released multiple snap surveys over the weekend to gauge the political landscape after a New York jury convicted former President Donald Trump on 34 felony counts of falsifying business records in connection with a hush money payment to adult film actor Stormy Daniels.  Here are five takeaways from what the different … Read more

Mexico elects projected winner Claudia Sheinbaum as first female president

Claudia Sheinbaum has made history as the first woman elected president of Mexico, according to projections from the nation’s official quick count. Sheinbaum obtained between 58.3% and 60.7% of the vote, according to a statistical sample used to conduct the quick count. It was announced early Monday morning by Guadalupe Taddei Zavala of Mexico’s National … Read more

‘Every American’ should accept 2024 election results

Former Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Sunday said that “every American should accept the results” of the upcoming presidential election, as some Republicans repeatedly refuse to say whether they’ll accept the results, regardless of who wins. Speaking to CNN’s “Inside Politics,” McCarthy also blasted Democrats for challenging “every single Republican elected president since George Bush,” specifically … Read more

Police arrest 34 people at the Brooklyn Museum after protesters occupy building

The New York Police Department said Saturday it took 34 people into custody after responding to a pro-Palestinian protest in Brooklyn, New York, that led to reports of damaged artwork and staff harassment at the Brooklyn Museum. Within Our Lifetime, a New York-based, Palestinian-led community organization, called for the protest on Friday to “de-occupy” the … Read more