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2 arrested in slaying of Michigan guard over face mask order

2 arrested in slaying of Michigan guard over face mask order

FLINT, Mich. — Two men were arrested Friday in the fatal shooting of a security guard who demanded a woman wear a mask while shopping at a store. Genesee County authorities said Ramonyea Bishop, 23, was taken into custody at an apartment in Bay City.
Cops: McDonald's mask scofflaw breaks window, steals panties

Cops: McDonald's mask scofflaw breaks window, steals panties

BROOKLYN, Conn. — A man who had been kicked out of a McDonald's restaurant for having no face mask threw a rock through the window, stole some underwear from a Walmart and surrendered when police threatened to set a dog on him, authorities said.
Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Loughlin, Giannulli

Judge refuses to dismiss charges against Loughlin, Giannulli

A judge refused Friday to dismiss charges against actress Lori Loughlin, her fashion designer husband, Mossimo Giannulli, and other prominent parents accused of cheating the college admissions process who argue they were entrapped by federal authorit
Ex-NBA player Shannon Brown accused of shooting at 2 people

Ex-NBA player Shannon Brown accused of shooting at 2 people

TYRONE, Ga. — Former NBA player Shannon Brown faces charges in suburban Atlanta after he was accused of firing a rifle at two people who were looking at homes for sale, police said.
Man to plead guilty to romance con of 'black-ish' star

Man to plead guilty to romance con of 'black-ish' star

LOS ANGELES — A man accused of romancing “black-ish” star Jenifer Lewis and three other women to con them out of money for his phoney businesses agreed Friday to plead guilty to a federal charge of wire fraud, prosecutors said.
Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters now a 'dark-sky' sanctuary

Maine's Katahdin Woods and Waters now a 'dark-sky' sanctuary

PATTEN, Maine — Maine’s Katahdin Woods and Waters National Monument is now a “dark sky” sanctuary, the National Park Service announced Friday.
PBS docu-series 'Asian Americans' more timely amid pandemic

PBS docu-series 'Asian Americans' more timely amid pandemic

A century of racist attacks detailed in the new PBS documentary series “Asian Americans” might have felt like ancient history just a few months ago. But through the lens of the coronavirus pandemic that originated in China and is now hitting the U.S.
Jobless rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression

Jobless rate spikes to 14.7%, highest since Great Depression

WASHINGTON — The U.S. unemployment rate hit 14.7% in April, the highest rate since the Great Depression, as 20.5 million jobs vanished in the worst monthly loss on record.
Alaska school board postpones decision on banned books

Alaska school board postpones decision on banned books

PALMER, Alaska — An Alaska school board postponed a vote over rescinding a ban on selected English course books after taking public testimony on the issue that attracted national attention when a Grammy-winning rock group pledged to purchase the bann
Butler's prescient sci-fi resonates years after her death

Butler's prescient sci-fi resonates years after her death

NEW YORK — Novelist N.K. Jemisin was a teenager the first time she read Octavia Butler, and nothing had prepared her for it. It was the 1980s, and the book was called “Dawn,” the story of a black woman who awakens 250 years after a nuclear holocaust.
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