United Airlines Puts $10 Million Behind Plan To Shuttle Customers By Electric AircraftUnited Airlines gave a $10 million deposit to a startup developing electric aircraft. The goal is to shuttle customers to and from the airport by air rather than gridlocked roadways.
Time Is Running Out For Biden To Make Key Decisions On Student LoansWith less than three weeks to go until the federal student loan repayment pause expires, millions of borrowers are still in the dark about whether President Joe Biden will extend the current payment moratorium or possibly forgive any of their debts.
Shell And Chevron Shut Gulf Of Mexico Oil Platforms After Leak Halts PipelinesOn Thursday, Shell and Chevron both halted oil production at several platforms in the Gulf of Mexico following a leak that knocked a pair of pipelines offline.
Gabby Petito's Family Seeks $50 Million From Utah Police Department For Inadequate Response To Brian Laundrie's AbuseThe family of Gabby Petito has submitted a $50 million claim against the Moab, Utah, Police Department, arguing the 22-year-old may not have been killed last year by her fiancé if officers had recognized he was the "true primary aggressor" in a domestic dispute about two weeks before her death.
The FDA Authorizes Change In How Monkeypox Vaccine Is GivenThe US Food and Drug Administration issued an emergency use authorization Tuesday that allows health-care providers to change how the Jynneos monkeypox vaccine is administered, stretching out the supply amid high demand. The vaccine can now be given to high-risk adults intradermally, meaning between the layers of the skin, rather than subcutaneously, or under the skin, as it has been given up till now. This will allow providers to get five doses out of a standard one-dose vial.
China Launches Long-Range Airstrike Drills Around Taiwan On Fourth Day Of Military ExercisesChinese forces took part in drills focused on land attacks and long-range airstrikes around Taiwan on Sunday, its military said, on what was expected to be the final day of extensive exercises rolled out in response to a visit to the island by US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi.
Man Hospitalized After An Alligator Bit Him In The Face At Lake ThonotosassaAn alligator bit a man's face while he was swimming in Lake Thonotosassa in Florida, according to officials.
The Senate Passes Democrats' Sweeping Health Care And Climate BillThe Senate on Sunday afternoon passed Democrats' $750 billion health care, tax and climate bill, in a significant victory for President Joe Biden and his party.
Lavrov Says Russia Is Ready To Discuss Prisoner Swap With US After Griner ConvictionThe US and Russia have indicated they are ready to hold talks over a prisoner swap, a day after basketball star Brittney Griner was convicted of drug smuggling and sentenced to nine years in prison for carrying less than a gram of cannabis oil through a Moscow airport.
Deputies Arrest Man And Woman For Sexual Activity Involving AnimalsPinellas County Sheriff's Office Deputies have arrested a man and woman for engaging in sexual activity with their dog.
DNA Links Two Men In Prison To Cold Case From 1983Two men serving life sentences for murder in a Florida prison have been linked to two other murders with the help of newly discovered DNA samples, which led to the exoneration of another man who wrongfully served 37 years in prison for the rape and murder of Barbara Grams in 1983.
The Annual Python Challenge Happening Now In The Florida EvergladesDeer, raccoons, possums, and fox once flocked the area of the Everglades National Park in south Florida. To help combat this problem against Florida's ecosystem, snake hunters are congregating in the hundreds for the Florida Python Challenge. The event, created by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, started in 2013.
Baby Products Recalled Were Still Sold At TJ Maxx And MarshallsTJX, which operates popular discount chains TJ Maxx, Marshalls and Home Goods, agreed to pay a fine of $13 million for selling recalled infant products that had been removed from the market due to risks of infant suffocation and death.
Jurors In The Parkland Gunman's Trial Visit Mass Shooting SiteJurors in the sentencing phase of the Parkland, Florida, school shooter's trial on Thursday visited the scene of the massacre at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School's 1200 building, which has been sealed since the attack on February 14, 2018.
Brittney Griner Sentenced To Nine Years In Russian Jail For Drug-SmugglingBrittney Griner, WNBA star, was convicted of deliberately smuggling drugs into Russia and sentenced to nine years of jail time Thursday in a case that has raised concerns she is being used as a political pawn in Russia's war against Ukraine.