Husband of bride killed in alleged DUI crash on wedding night to receive nearly $1M in settlement

FOLLY BEACH, S.C. — The husband of a bride who was killed in a South Carolina beach road collision on her wedding night last year will receive nearly a million dollars in settlement connected to the crash, which a drunk driver allegedly caused. The Post and Courier reported that Aric Hutchinson will receive about $863,300 from Folly Beach … Read more

GOP lawmaker demands Biden admin declassify intel on Russia’s nuclear anti-satellite program

The Republican chair of the House Intelligence Committee is demanding the Biden administration declassify all relevant intelligence about the status of Russia’s nuclear anti-satellite program, saying it would allow for a full public debate on the threat posed by Moscow’s project. Rep. Mike Turner of Ohio said in a speech that the Biden administration has … Read more

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issues disaster declaration as Tropical Storm Alberto approaches Mexico

The first named storm of the hurricane season strengthened slightly late Wednesday as it moved toward Mexico’s Gulf Coast, threatening rainfall of up to 20 inches there, as well as flooding and heavy rain in Texas, officials said. Tropical Storm Alberto formed over the western Gulf of Mexico on Wednesday morning, and its center is … Read more

Stonehenge sprayed orange by climate protesters

LONDON — Two climate protesters were arrested Wednesday for spraying orange paint on the ancient Stonehenge monument in southern England, police said. The latest act by Just Stop Oil was quickly condemned by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak as a “disgraceful act of vandalism.” Video of the incident showed two people running towards the 4,500-year-old stone circle and … Read more

Kim Jong Un meets with Putin in North Korea, vows ‘full support’ for Ukraine war

Kim and Putin then left for summit talks at the Kumsusan Palace. “We highly appreciate your consistent and unwavering support for Russian policy, including on Ukraine,” Putin said in opening remarks before the start of the talks, according to Russian state media. He also said Russia was fighting “the imperialist policy the United States and … Read more

RFK Jr. is on track to miss the CNN debate amid race to get on state ballots

Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. appears set to fall short of qualifying for CNN’s presidential debate when the deadline passes this week, leaving the September ABC News debate as his big chance to join President Joe Biden and former President Donald Trump onstage. Kennedy hasn’t yet hit CNN’s polling threshold of 15% in … Read more