A Yellowstone visitor was injured when he got too close to a bison
The Associated Press | June 29, 2022
A bison lays down in front of the Old Faithful geyser in Yellowstone National Park, Wyo., on June 22. A 34-year-old man was gored by a bull bison in Yellowstone this week, suffering an arm injury, park officials said. Matthew Brown | AP YELLOWSTONE NATIONAL PARK, Wyo. — A Colorado ...
R. Kelly is sentenced to 30 years in prison
Andrew Limbong, Anastasia Tsioulcas, Linah Mohammad | June 29, 2022
R&B singer R. Kelly leaves the Leighton Criminal Court Building following a hearing on June 26, 2019 in Chicago. Scott Olson | Getty Images Updated June 29, 2022 at 4:49 PM ET The disgraced R&B star R. Kelly was sentenced Wednesday to 30 years in prison. He was sentenced in ...
Heart of the East End – June 29th, 2022
Gianna Volpe, Delaney Hafener | June 29, 2022 | Heart of the East End
Tom Junod, Wednesday Works Underwritten by Robert James Salon Journalist Tom Junod, whose Esquire article on Fred Rogers inspired the Tom Hanks film, “A Beautiful Day in The Neighborhood,” joins Gianna Volpe on-air during the penultimate morning of WLIW-FM’s Community Matching Gift Challenge. All donations made to or by ...
Woody Williams, the last surviving WWII Medal of Honor recipient dies at 98
The Associated Press | June 29, 2022
Woody Williams assists with the coin toss before Super Bowl 52 in February 2018 in Minneapolis. Williams, the last remaining Medal of Honor recipient from World War II, died Wednesday at 98, at the Veterans Affairs medical center bearing his name in Huntington, W.Va. Tony Gutierrez | AP CHARLESTON, W.Va. ...
Giuliani associate Lev Parnas is sentenced to 20 months in prison
The Associated Press | June 29, 2022
Lev Parnas, a former associate of Rudy Giuliani, arrives at the federal courthouse in New York with his wife Svetlana Parnas on Wednesday. Yuki Iwamura | AP NEW YORK — Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who was a figure in President Donald Trump's first impeachment investigation, was sentenced ...
The FTC sues Walmart for failing to block scammers’ money transfers
The Associated Press | June 29, 2022
Cars fill up a Walmart parking lot in November in Philadelphia. The Federal Trade Commission said Tuesday that it has sued Walmart for allegedly allowing its money transfer services to be used by scam artists who stole "hundreds of millions of dollars" from customers. Matt Rourke | AP NEW YORK ...
Many Pakistanis dig the cultural nods on ‘Ms. Marvel’ but are mixed on casting
Zuha Siddiqui | June 29, 2022 What do people in Pakistan think about Ms. Marvel? The new original TV show, which features Pakistani American teen Kamala Khan — the first Muslim superhero to headline her own comic — debuted in cinemas in Pakistan on June 16 and aired on Disney+ on June 9. The show ...
One doctor’s experience in a mid-flight emergency opens questions about medical kits
Alejandra Marquez Janse, Kathryn Fox | June 29, 2022
There have been calls to update the medical kits on planes for years. Brynn Anderson | AP A couple of hours into her Delta Air Lines flight to Portugal earlier this month, Dr. Andrea Merrill heard the call to help a fellow passenger with a medical emergency. She approached the ...
The abortion ruling has forced progressives to confront past missteps in strategy
Scott Neuman | June 29, 2022
Abortion-rights activists carry flags as they gather to participate in the Queer Liberation march in New York City earlier this week. Kena Betancur | AFP via Getty Images After the Supreme Court's decision overturning Roe v. Wade was announced on Friday, a visibly angry House Speaker Nancy Pelosi stepped before ...
Real life or satire? Novelist Mat Johnson says it can be hard to tell the difference
Terry Gross | June 29, 2022
Mat Johnson is the Philip H. Knight Chair of Humanities at the University of Oregon. His previous books include Pym and Loving Day. Courtesy of University of Oregon Novelist Mat Johnson believes that America has its own unique "flavor" of apocalypse. "It's hard not seeing the possible end of things ...