Thief steals church’s American flags for military heroes, issues apology — but the church is the real star in this story

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An unidentified Alabama thief issued a lengthy apology after stealing a church's flag tribute to military heroes -- but the church stole the show with its response to the thief. What are the details? The incident took place at First Baptist Church in Grand Bay, Alabama, over the Independence Day holiday weekend. The church had erected a patriotic display...

Hate hoax once again: Former county political candidate admits writing racist letter he claimed was left in his mailbox

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A former commissioner candidate for Umatilla County, Oregon, admitted to police that he wrote a racist letter to himself that he had claimed was left in his mailbox, the East Oregonian reported. What are the details? The outlet said Jonathan Lopez previously posted a photo of the typed letter to Facebook, stating he'd received the letter but held "no resentment for...

Netflix show will feature transgender character who is 9 years old

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Netflix has announced that it plans to allow a 9-year-old transgender child at the center of a bathroom controversy in Texas to star in its upcoming series, "The Baby-Sitters Club," and that the character played by the child will also be transgender. The child, who was born male and named Joseph but who now identifies as female and goes...

Rutgers announces majority of fall classes will be online. Now its students are demanding tuition reimbursements.

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Students at Rutgers University are demanding that the school reduce or reimburse tuition expenses after the New Jersey-based school announced that the majority of fall 2020 semester classes will be conducted online. What are the details? Rutgers, according to Fox News, recently announced it would freeze tuition instead of implementing a 3% increase as previously planned. The school opted...

Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman — key witness in Trump impeachment trial — announces military retirement following what he says was political retaliation

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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, a key witness in President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, announced his military retirement on Wednesday. What are the details? Vindman said that his future in the military would "forever be limited" due to political retaliation by Trump and his allies, according to his attorney, David Pressman. Vindman -- a Purple Heart recipient -- served in the...

‘The car is innocent’: Stars of ‘The Dukes of Hazzard’ defend classic show and iconic ‘General Lee’

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As the nation continues to fight over Confederate monuments and statues -- as well as figures important to the United States' founding -- a classic CBS TV show is getting caught up in the controversy ... again. But the show's human stars are coming out to defend their work and their mechanical co-star. Where did the show go?"The Dukes...

Black Democratic state rep says Joe Biden has ‘betrayed black Americans throughout his career’

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Democratic Georgia state House Rep. Vernon Jones slammed Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden in a scathing op-ed recently, saying that Biden has "betrayed black Americans throughout his career in Washington."Jones, who made headlines earlier this year when he broke from his party and endorsed President Trump's re-election campaign, doubled down in his support for the incumbent in the opinion...

Thug caught on video repeatedly stabbing Brooklyn deli customer — for staring

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A man who walked into a Brooklyn deli late last month was caught on surveillance video repeatedly stabbing a customer he accused of staring at him, police on Wednesday told the New York Daily News. What are the details? Police said the attack took place in Metro Finest Deli on Schermerhorn St. near Bond St. in downtown Brooklyn just before midnight...

Former Fox anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC to host evening newscast in continued ‘pursuit of the truth’

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Veteran news anchor Shepard Smith has joined CNBC as an evening newscast anchor. Smith left Fox News in 2019 after 23 years with the network. What are the details? Wednesday, CNBC announced that "The News with Shepard Smith" will debut this fall. A statement from CNBC says, "Smith will anchor a new one-hour evening news program titled The News...

House GOP members call on WHO chief to testify for providing false info on China’s COVID response

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A group of House Republicans sent a letter to World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus on Wednesday, demanding answers on the WHO's contradictory reporting on its discovery of the coronavirus -- and calling on Dr. Tedros to clear things up under oath.What are the details?Oversight and Reform Committee Ranking member James Comer (R-Ky.) joined every GOP member of...