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- Bill Russell’s No. 6 is being retired across the NBA, a first for the leagueby The Associated Press on August 11, 2022 at 8:13 pm
The number worn by the 11-time champion, civil rights activist and Hall of Fame player and coach is being permanently retired by all 30 teams. Russell died July 31 at age 88.
- Justice Department asks a federal court to unseal warrant used to search Mar-A-Lagoby Deepa Shivaram on August 11, 2022 at 7:35 pm
Attorney General Merrick Garland commented for the first time Thursday on the FBI raid that took place at Trump’s Florida residence, Mar-a-Lago, earlier this week.
- With new guidance, CDC ends test-to-stay for schools and relaxes COVID rulesby Will Stone on August 11, 2022 at 7:19 pm
Revised guidance from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looks to minimize COVID-19’s disruption of daily life while conceding that the pandemic isn’t over.
- An armed man tried to breach security at an FBI office in Cincinnatiby The Associated Press on August 11, 2022 at 6:30 pm
The confrontation at the FBI’s Ohio field office comes as officials warn of an increase in threats against federal agents following a search of Donald Trump’s Mar-a-Lago estate in Florida.
- A mistrial is declared over engineers’ role in the Flint water crisisby The Associated Press on August 11, 2022 at 6:13 pm
A judge declared a mistrial after jurors said they couldn’t reach a verdict in a dispute over whether two engineering firms should bear some responsibility for Flint’s lead-contaminated water.
- How the Trump White House misled the world about its family separation policyby Terry Gross on August 11, 2022 at 5:25 pm
The Atlantic’s Caitlin Dickerson spent 18 months filing lawsuits for documents to put together the story of the Trump administration’s policy of separating migrant families at the border.
- FBI Director Wray denounces threats following the agency’s search of Trump homeby The Associated Press on August 11, 2022 at 4:44 pm
“I’m always concerned about threats to law enforcement,” FBI Director Christopher Wray said. “Violence against law enforcement is not the answer, no matter who you’re upset with.”
- TB is good at resisting antibiotics. Here are some new ideas to outsmart the bacteriaby Ari Daniel on August 11, 2022 at 3:41 pm
Two new studies draw on data from more than 12,000 patients to help figure out ways to battle antibiotic-resistant tuberculosis.
- What’s going on with Ezra Miller? A look at the ongoing scandalsby Andrew Limbong on August 11, 2022 at 3:33 pm
Over the past six months, the actor has faced multiple arrests, charges, and allegations of assault and grooming. Miller is set to star in the upcoming film The Flash.
- The Arctic is heating up nearly four times faster than the whole planet, study findsby Rebecca Hersher on August 11, 2022 at 3:04 pm
The Arctic is very sensitive to climate change. In the last 40 years, the region has warmed much more rapidly than the Earth as a whole, a new study finds.
- Sending holiday packages at the post office could cost more this yearby Wynne Davis on August 11, 2022 at 2:36 pm
The USPS said the temporary price increases would help keep the agency competitive and help with operating costs. The prices are set to take effect on Oct. 2 and last until Jan. 22, 2023.
- A prominent Taliban cleric is killed in an explosion in Kabulby Diaa Hadid on August 11, 2022 at 2:35 pm
Afghan cleric and senior Taliban leader Sheikh Rahimullah Haqqani was killed in an apparent suicide attack in Kabul on Thursday.
- Gas prices drop below $4 a gallon. These factors will determine what happens nextby Arezou Rezvani on August 11, 2022 at 1:27 pm
The national average price of gasoline has fallen below $4 a gallon. These are four key factors that could determine what happens next with prices at the pump.
- A house explosion kills 3 people and damages 39 homes in southern Indianaby The Associated Press on August 11, 2022 at 12:20 pm
The cause of the explosion has not been determined. At least 11 of the 39 homes damaged are “uninhabitable,” the fire department’s chief told the Evansville Courier & Press.
- General Mills’ classic Monster Cereals are back with a reimagined lookby Halisia Hubbard on August 11, 2022 at 9:31 am
Artist KAWS has designed boxes — and collectible prizes — for Franken Berry, Count Chocula, Boo Berry and Frute Brute, which are back for General Mills’ seasonal release of Monster Cereals.