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LAREDO, Texas (AP) — A U.S. Border Patrol supervisor charged in the killings of four women knew the victims and targeted them for their vulnerability, authorities said Monday, as some feared more deaths at the hands of the agent remained undiscovered. Though investigators didn’t detail Juan David Ortiz’s history with the women, who were believed […]

President Donald Trump’s oft-touted “Space Force” — the proposed sixth branch of the U.S. military — would cost taxpayers nearly $13 billion in its first five years of operation, according to an internal Air Force memo. The Sept. 14 document, signed by Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson, describes the proposed “Department of the Space Force” as […]

On Monday night, the 2018 Emmy Awards gave stars a chance to talk about all things television. It also gave some celebrities a platform to get political.  “Black-ish” star Jenifer Lewis made waves by showing up in a red-and-black Nike sweatshirt with a bedazzled swoosh in support of Colin Kaepernick.  “I am wearing Nike to applaud […]

Evan Rachel Wood, “Westworld” Sandra Oh, “Killing Eve” Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series Jason Bateman, “Ozark” Sterling K. Brown, “This Is Us Ed Harris, “Westworld” WINNER: Matthew Rhys, “The Americans” Milo Ventimiglia, “This Is Us” Jeffrey Wright, “Westworld” Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series  Pamela Adlon, “Better Things” WINNER: Rachel Brosnahan, “The […]

Tracee Ellis Ross knows how to command a red carpet.  The “Black-ish” star ensured all eyes were on her at the 2018 Emmy Awards on Monday night in Los Angeles in an eye-popping gown by Valentino. The pink couture dream with a billowing bust and voluminous sleeves made it look like Ross was floating on […]

Stars came dressed in their very best for the 2018 Emmy Awards on Monday night.  The awards show was held at the Microsoft Theatre in Los Angeles, hosted by “Saturday Night Live” stars Michael Che and Colin Jost.   Early red carpet arrival Dakota Fanning wowed in a gorgeous, emerald gown with 175 carats worth of […]

Florence was drifting westward over South Carolina, reaching about 20 miles southeast of Columbia S.C. at 5 a.m. Sunday, the NHC said. Up to 40 inches (102 cm) of rain are expected along coastal areas of the Carolinas and up to 10 inches in southwestern Virginia, it said. In Fayetteville, a North Carolina city of […]

Duke Energy said Saturday night that heavy rains from Florence caused a slope to collapse at a coal-ash landfill at a closed power station near the North Carolina coast. Duke spokeswoman Paige Sheehan said about 2,000 cubic yards (1,530 cubic meters) of ash were displaced at the L. V. Sutton Power Station outside Wilmington and […]

Back in 2012, Anna Kendrick made then-President Barack Obama laugh so hard that he doubled over. Here’s the proof: On Friday’s broadcast of “The Late Show with Stephen Colbert,” the “A Simple Favor” star revealed exactly what she said during the Los Angeles meet-and-greet to make the former president keel over in laughter. According to […]

WASHINGTON — This was some black stuff on stage. This was Stacey Abrams, Democratic candidate for governor of Georgia, talking about being of “a very rich brown hue.” And Andrew Gillum, a Democrat running for governor of Florida, whose finances have become a matter of public scrutiny, joking that his complexion was “the only thing […]


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