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Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN’s debate. It’ll be a showdown between Biden and Trump

Robert F. Kennedy Jr. fails to qualify for CNN’s debate. It’ll be a showdown between Biden and Trump

By MEG KINNARD Associated PressCOLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Independent presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr. has failed to qualify for next week’s debate in Atlanta, according to host network CNN, falling shy of benchmarks both for state ballot qualification and necessary polling.The missed markers mean that the June 27 showdown will be solely between Democratic…

New York moves to limit ‘addictive’ social media feeds for kids

New York moves to limit ‘addictive’ social media feeds for kids

By ANTHONY IZAGUIRRE Associated PressNew York Gov. Kathy Hochul on Thursday signed a bill that would allow parents to block their children from getting social media posts suggested by a platform’s algorithm, a move to limit feeds critics argue are addictive.Under the legislation, feeds on apps like TikTok and Instagram would be limited for people…

Santos launches OnlyFans Page

Santos launches OnlyFans Page

Former Long Island Congressman George Santos has launched an OnlyFans Page Santos announced move on Social media Wednesday saying “I decided to go with OnlyFans because I wanted to stir the pot. Folks need to stop being so sensitive.” The page claims that it will contain “exclusive never before seen content of the Congressional Icon…

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned ‘M.A.S.H.’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ dies at 88

Donald Sutherland, the towering actor whose career spanned ‘M.A.S.H.’ to ‘Hunger Games,’ dies at 88

By JAKE COYLE AP Film WriterNEW YORK (AP) — Donald Sutherland, the Canadian actor whose wry, arrestingly off-kilter screen presence spanned more than half a century of films from “M.A.S.H.” to “The Hunger Games,” has died. He was 88.Son Kiefer Sutherland confirmed the death Thursday. No details were immediately available.“I personally think one of the…

Climate protesters arrested over spraying orange paint on Stonehenge monument

Climate protesters arrested over spraying orange paint on Stonehenge monument

By BRIAN MELLEY Associated PressLONDON (AP) — Two climate protesters who sprayed orange paint on the ancient Stonehenge monument in southern England were arrested Wednesday after two bystanders appeared to intervene and stop them.The latest act by Just Stop Oil was quickly condemned by Prime Minister Rishi Sunak as a “disgraceful act of vandalism.” Labour…

Long Beach officials warn of possible unauthorized gathering

Long Beach officials warn of possible unauthorized gathering

Long Beach city officials warned partygoers and residents to stay away from a section of the beach Wednesday where an unknown online organizer announced a party on the beach, just a few days after an illegal large gathering ended with one person being shot.Long Beach officials say police spoke with the party organizers and advise…

Attorney for Timberlake addresses star’s arrest for alleged DWI

Attorney for Timberlake addresses star’s arrest for alleged DWI

Edward Burke Jr. an attorney for Justin Timberlake has issued a statement regarding his arrest saying “I look forward to vigorously defending Mr. Timberlake on these allegations,”Timberlake was arrested in Sag Harbor for alleged drunken driving after he repeatedly refused to take a chemical test during a traffic stop.

2 people slashed following graduation at Hofstra

2 people slashed following graduation at Hofstra

Two people were slashed Wednesday following a graduation ceremony at Hofstra University for students from Academy Charter Schools. Officials say several masked men targeted one adult after the graduation in what is believed to be a domestic situation. The adult was slashed in the leg. A student who intervened was slashed on his ear. Both…

Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

Willie Mays, Giants’ electrifying ‘Say Hey Kid,’ has died at 93

By HILLEL ITALIE AP National Writer.Willie Mays, the electrifying “Say Hey Kid” whose singular combination of talent, drive and exuberance made him one of baseball’s greatest and most beloved players, has died. He was 93.Mays’ family and the San Francisco Giants jointly announced Tuesday night he had died earlier in the afternoon in the Bay…

The beginner’s guide to celebrating Juneteenth

The beginner’s guide to celebrating Juneteenth

By TERRY TANG Associated PressMany Americans are celebrating Juneteenth, marking the day in 1865 when the last enslaved people in the U.S. learned they were free. For generations, Black Americans have recognized the end of one of history’s darkest chapters with joy, in the form of parades, street festivals, musical performances or cookouts. It was…