October 12, 2021

Border agents crack human smuggling effort, arrest 24 migrants

Border Patrol agents in Texas arrested 24 migrants suspected of being part of a smuggling operation that used local railways to travel across Texas, US Customs and Border Protection (CBP)...

Record 4.3 million Americans quit their jobs in August

Restaurant and hotel workers led the mass exodus of Americans who quit their jobs throughout August, according to a report from the Labor Department.

Netflix reinstates worker who spoke out against Dave Chappelle

A Netflix worker who went viral for bashing the streaming service’s new Dave Chappelle special was reinstated on Tuesday.

Rangers ready to flaunt new muscle against No. 1 enemy —for better or worse

The Rangers are ready to flaunt new muscle against Tom Wilson, the Capitals' resident tough guy, for better or worse.

Carjackers crash wake service at Brooklyn funeral home

An alleged carjacker crashed a stolen vehicle into a Brooklyn funeral home during a wake service Thursday evening, cops said.

US to reopen land border to Canadians by next month, Schumer says

O, Canada, come on back! The Biden administration intends to reopen overland border crossings to our vaccinated neighbors to the north by early November, Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) said Tuesday night....

Jets showing improvement in one area

The Jets have yielded just three sacks for 34 yards in the past two games — one for 8 yards against Tennessee and two for 26 yards on Sunday against...

They banned The Post, but Twitter didn't take these tweets down

The Post asked our friends at Twitchy.com, a site dedicated to chronicling the worst of Twitter, to help collect some examples of things the service didn’t ban.

So, where’s The Post's Pulitzer for Hunter Biden exposé?

A year after the Post’s groundbreaking reports on Hunter Biden’s corrupt deals, there is a reason why it hasn’t won a Pulitzer prize -- all thanks to Big Media and...

Banged-up Knick: 'Important' to get into preseason game

Nerlens Noel believes it’s “definitely important” to get into one of the Knicks’ remaining two preseason games, either Wednesday at the Garden against the Pistons or Friday at home against...

The Kyrie Irving retirement question looms large

The Kyrie Irving-Nets drama has incited countless questions. The Post’s Brian Lewis answers some of the most-asked questions surrounding the shocking development.

Mentally ill rule NYC: Attacks all too predictable as de Blasio's plan fails

It’s every New Yorker’s worst nightmare. On Monday, Oct. 4, as Lenny Javier was waiting for the subway, video shows 29-year-old Anthonia Egegbara lunge at her, shoving her with full...

Woman fatally shot in head on NYC street

The woman, who is in her 30s, was shot on Georgia Avenue and Belmont Avenue in East New York at around 9 p.m., police said.

Australian man pleads guilty to storming animal shelter to get his cat

A former Australian soldier admitted he broke into an animal shelter in full combat gear, then threatened a woman with a fake assault rifle to try to find his cat, reports...

Braves heading to the NLCS

The Atlanta Braves advanced to the NL Championship Series for the second year in a row.

Mets face big decision with impending free agent: 'I hope he stays'

Javier Baez the rental was palatable to the Mets, so why not buy?

'Human force': Coroner reveals new details in Gabby Petito death

Gabby Petito was strangled to death by “human force,” Teton County Coroner Brent Blue, who oversaw the Long Island native’s autopsy, said on Tuesday.

The Daniel Jones dilemma the Giants are facing

The Giants will of course do what’s right for Daniel Jones, they won’t think about putting him — or anyone else — in harm’s way.

Zach Wilson is going to be all right

The questions have been coming in for Zach Wilson as fast and furious as the NFL pass rushers he’s trying to escape from each week.

FDA authorizes first e-cigarette, cites benefit for smokers

The FDA authorization applies to Vuse’s Solo e-cigarette and its tobacco-flavored nicotine cartridges which are manufactured by R.J. Reynolds.

How Twitter and Facebook rigged 2020: The algorithms don't lie — Big Tech's thumb on scale

Mollie Hemingway reveals in her new book how social media companies like Twitter and Facebook responded to the 2016 election to go from free-speech advocates to censors.

City council accuses NYPD of slacking on 'placard abuse' enforcement

The NYPD is falsely claiming to have resolved complaints about parking placard abuse, while conducting little or no actual enforcement, city council is now claiming. 

Tony Dungy: Raiders did the right thing with Jon Gruden

The longtime NFL coach-turned-analyst clarified his take on former Raiders coach Jon Gruden made on "Sunday Night Football."

Port Authority to 'pause' Cuomo's AirTrain after Hochul order

Ex-Gov. Andrew Cuomo's $2.1 billion LaGuardia Airport AirTrain is officially "paused" after Gov. Kathy Hochul asked the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey to find an alternative, the...

Rangers' grit-filled overhaul will be tested immediately

The night the Rangers have been gearing up for all offseason is finally here. The remade Blueshirts open the 2021-22 season against the Capitals on Wednesday — this time with...

Parents go to war – and court – over COVID vaccine for kids

Former couples who have joint custody found themselves bitterly divided over their children getting the jab, sending them to court in the hopes of winning sole medical decision-making rights.

Yankees vet wouldn't mind if defensive switch became permanent

Gio Urshela said he wouldn't mind playing shortstop full time next season, if the Yankeed decided to go that route.

Bobby Flay wanted bigger payday than Guy Fieri to stay on Food Network: report

The celebrity chef wanted a $100 million contract with Food Network before he left the company.

Not 'waning immunity': NY health dept. says these factors skewed COVID vaccine data

Drops in the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccines over the summer were likely the result of the dominant Delta variant and loosening social distancing efforts.

Postal worker kills two people at Memphis USPS facility

A US Postal Service employee fatally shot two co-workers at a Memphis mail facility Tuesday before turning the gun on himself, the FBI said.

Ricarlo Flanagan, of 'Shameless' and 'Last Comic Standing' fame, dead at 40

"This covid is no joke. I don't wish this on anybody," the actor tweeted earlier this month.

Gender activists are invading your kids' classroom — and keeping you in the dark

’We remember that gender is not binary, right?” asks a teacher. Her fifth-grade students agree. She asks what that means. A student replies: “It means that there aren’t just two...

California mom allegedly hosted wild, drunken sex parties for teens

A California mom hosted wild secret parties where she handed teens booze and condoms – and even watched while they engaged in sexual acts, prosecutors said.

Trump threatens 'free speech' app with legal action, claims it's luring his fans for $4.99 a week

A mysterious social media app appears to be luring people to pay $4.99 a week to access the app while claiming that President Donald Trump is on the platform. The...

House Democrats pass short-term debt ceiling increase, awaits Biden signature

The House of Representatives passed a short-term debt limit increase to provide $480 billion that will ensure the federal government does not default through Dec. 3.

Men take center stage in Ridley Scott's new 'The Last Duel'

Comes now Ridley Scott’s newie movie “The Last Duel," starring Matt Damon, Ben Affleck, Adam Driver dueling over Jodie Comer.

Another Yankees rival advances to ALCS

It was Jose Altuve, Carlos Correa and Alex Bregman once again.

The Knicks are only worried about one thing — and it isn't rivals' drama

The Knicks mostly have been getting ready for the upcoming NBA season amid a rarity for their franchise: tranquility.

Shipping tipping point: Why there could be empty shelves come holiday shopping time

A perfect storm of events around the globe is leading to snarled shipping lanes on the high seas — and could mean coal in the stocking this Christmas.

Gov. Hochul apologizes to families of nursing home COVID victims in closed-door meeting

Gov. Kathy Hochul on Tuesday held a closed-door meeting with relatives of nursing home residents killed by COVID-19.

Team Blas' Rx to kill outdoor dining

City Hall is on track to kill one of the few silver linings of the pandemic: outdoor dining. It banned the use of most outdoor heaters in May; if it...

Fictional 'influencers' with millions of followers are taking over TikTok

Over the past eight months, entertainment startup FourFront has created 22 fictional "TikTok influencers," hiring writers to craft their scripts and real-life actors to play them.

What about the Times' misinformation and other commentary

Libertarian: What About the Times’ Misinfo? The left is enraged by the supposed deluge of “misinformation” on Facebook — but, asks Reason’s Robby Soave, “how many of them are worried...

Dead mayor walking: Embattled de Blasio spends his days strolling among NYC's deceased

With so many New Yorkers harboring grave concerns about Mayor Bill de Blasio’s administration, Hizzoner has taken up a regular new haunt — Green-Wood Cemetery in Brooklyn.

I became a 'trans widow' after my husband became a woman

Karen Ranney says she felt betrayed and abandoned after her husband transitioned to a woman, which she chronicles in the upcoming memoir, “The Curated Woods: A Grass Widow and her...

Aaron Rodgers has been holding a 'bizarre' Phil Simms grudge for long time

Aaron Rodgers is setting the story straight about how he likes his balls.

Dem congressman says he won't seek reelection next year

​Rep. ​John Yarmuth, the chair of the House Budget Committee, announced Tuesday that he will not seek reelection next year.

Never-ending homeless-services scandals show de Blasio doesn't really care

An analysis by The Post’s Nolan Hicks found that, over the course of Mayor Bill de Blasio’s nearly eight years in office, $4.6 billion worth of those contracts filled the...

Buccaneers punish Jon Gruden after email controversy

One day after he resigned from the Raiders in wake of an email controversy, the Buccaneers they will remove Jon Gruden from the franchise's Ring of Honor.

Ex-Facebook lawyer resigns as Biden staff secretary: report

Jessica Hertz, who had previously been an associate general counsel for Facebook in DC, is stepping down from her post as White House staff secretary.

Velvet Underground doc reveals Lou Reed and Andy Warhol power struggle

After Reed fired Warhol as manager of the Velvet Underground in 1967, the artist responded by calling him “a rat" — unaware that Reed had already employed a more cutting...

Walgreens closes five more San Francisco locations, citing 'organized retail crime'

Walgreens is closing five more San Francisco locations as drug stores from the Bay Area to the Big Apple are besieged by rampant shoplifting and lax enforcement. San Fran shoplifters...

Hasbro CEO dead at 58 just days after taking medical leave

Toymaker Hasbro on Tuesday said longtime chairman and chief executive officer Brian Goldner died, two days after he went on medical leave. In a statement last year, Goldner said he had...

Letters to the Editor — Oct. 13, 2021

The Issue: A city report’s finding that Mayor de Blasio and his family misused his NYPD security detail. Our mayor has been misusing his security detail, using it to run...

Xi Jinping's Taiwan saber-rattling is all about shoring up domestic power

The ballet of dispatching multiple types of aircraft from different airbases, coordinating their flight profiles, fuel states and altitudes, isn’t some ad hoc activity.

China's refusal to work with outside investigators is fresh proof of its guilt in COVID's origins

China is blocking yet another World Health Organization investigation into COVID-19’s origins, more evidence that Beijing played some role in the origins of a pandemic that’s killed 4.5 million. Of...

'Did you have another question on something else?' Psaki annoyed by Hunter Biden ask

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki on Tuesday said buyers of Hunter Biden's art will remain anonymous despite The Post's reporting that suitors are being vetted ahead of a New...

Fed judge grants religious exemption to NY's COVID vax mandate pending final ruling

Judge David Hurd filed a preliminary injunction against New York's vaccine mandate, saying the state can't force healthcare workers to get the COVID jab if they claimed a religious exemption.

Beware Times Square: Liberal madness has made it patently unsafe

After months of escalating warnings, NYC and State public officials could have prevented Maria Ambrocio’s killing. Until they start taking concrete steps to reclaim public spaces, residents and visitors will...

Paul McCartney slams The Rolling Stones, calls them a 'blues cover band'

Someone get Paul McCartney an umbrella because he's throwing a lot of shade.

Nets GM paying price for bringing Kyrie Irving on board

Marks and the Nets did what they had to do, essentially turning Kyrie Irving into a non-person.

Senior US Marshals accused of having sex at Virginia headquarters: documents

A high-ranking US Marshal allegedly had a tryst with a colleague at the agency's Virginia headquarters -- and it may have been caught on video, according to documents obtained by...

Hooray for Netflix standing up to the cancel culture mob!

If Netflix employees or anyone else wants to argue Dave Chappelle is wrong for saying “Gender is a fact,” they’re free to do so. But “shut up” is not an...

One year later, The Post's Hunter Biden reporting is vindicated — but still buried

“Hacked materials.” “Russian disinformation.” “Unsubstantiated.” One year ago, The Post revealed that Hunter Biden’s abandoned laptop carried proof he sold influence while his father served as vice president — and his...

NJ teachers union posts — then quickly deletes — pics of maskless Gov. Murphy: report

A New Jersey teachers union posted, and then quickly deleted, online photos that show its leaders and Gov. Phil Murphy going maskless at a fundraising event, according to reports.

Smokey Robinson was 'rushed to hospital' with COVID: 'I could've died'

Smokey Robinson has revealed that COVID-19 really had a hold on him late last year, leaving the Motown legend fearing that he would never sing again.  The voice behind such...

Adams, Sliwa trade barbs 3 weeks before mayoral election

Democratic mayoral candidate Eric Adams and GOP foe Curtis Sliwa traded jabs Tuesday -- with the Brooklyn Beep portraying his rival as a clown and the Guardian Angel founder saying...

Psaki says Biden owing $500K to IRS was 'debunked,' but experts disagree

White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki claimed allegations that President Biden owes as much as $500,000 in unpaid Medicare taxes have been "debunked," which goes against some experts.

‘Mind-blowingly corrupt’: GOP congressman outlines ‘worst’ parts of $3.5T spending bill

While President Biden and Democrats are trying to pass a multi-trillion spending package, Rep. Jim Banks ripped apart the bill and listed his reasons against the proposed legislation.

NYC DOE to allocate $11M to plug staffing holes from vaccine mandate

NYC Department of Education expects to shell out at least $11 million to fill staffing shortfalls caused by its COVID-19 vaccine mandate, according to budget documents.

Protesters slam de Blasio for Gifted and Talented elimination plans

Protesters gathered in front of Department of Education headquarters in Manhattan Tuesday to lobby for the preservation of the city's Gifted and Talented program.

Slain reporter’s father takes on Facebook over violent video

The family of a slain journalist is asking the Federal Trade Commission to take action against Facebook for failing to remove online footage of her shooting death.

Emerging Giants star sounds ready to return

It sounds as if Andrew Thomas’ hiatus from the starting lineup will be a one-week deal.

Westchester woman busted with 21 fake COVID vaccination cards

Mount Vernon resident Diana Finlay was stopped by authorities after she had a fake New Jersey registration on her car. Then, police found her with the phony COVID-19 vaccine cards.

Kim Kardashian wins $60M Kanye West-designed marital home in divorce

New documents filed in the Los Angeles County Court Tuesday show that Kim Kardashian will get the $60 million home they designed together.

KKR's billionaire founders could look to cash out after stepping down, experts predict

After private equity titans George Roberts and Henry Kravis announced Monday they were stepping down from the firm they founded, some estate-planning experts predicted a stock sale might not be...

'You all could do better job': Pelosi gripes media not helping 'sell' $3.5T bill

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Tuesday complained that the media is not “selling” President Biden's $3.5 trillion budget reconciliation -- the same bill she can't sell to Democrats.

Halloween decorations take shots at anti-vaxxers: 'I did my own research'

Let's make no bones about it — shady Halloween hedonists are taking a jab at folks who are refusing to get the jab.

Holocaust survivor and ‘Happiest Man on Earth’ author dead at age 101

Despite experiencing the worst of humanity, this centenarian managed to live a joy-filled life.

Steak could become a 'luxury product' thanks to climate impact, CEO fears

Steak could become a champagne-type luxury because beef isn’t climate friendly to produce, the head of Europe’s top meat processor said.

Woman finds massive python stuck in her toilet in terrifying video

She realized everyone's worst nightmare after she went to use the bathroom and found a massive snake in the toilet, as seen in this skin-crawling clip.

Nets still have to pay Kyrie Irving a lot of money this season

Nets guard Kyrie Irving will still cash in on the 2021-22 NBA season, despite not being a part of the team. On Tuesday, Brooklyn general manager Sean Marks said Irving...

Roger Goodell exposed as a hypocrite with Jon Gruden mess

The NFL reportedly has 650,000 emails from the NFL’s workplace misconduct investigation into the Washington Football team, but the only ones that have seen the light of day are the...

Save up to 33% on outdoor tools to get your home ready for fall

Be prepared for fall yard work with leaf blowers, chainsaws, gloves and more, now on sale on Amazon for a limited time.

The huge betting fallout from the Chiefs' latest loss

The Chiefs' third loss, a Sunday night blowout dished out by the Bills, is a game changer in gambling markets.

Dean Cain blasts DC Comics' new bisexual Superman as 'bandwagoning'

The actor starred in the ABC series 'Lois & Clark: The New Adventures of Superman' from 1993 to 1997.

Prince Charles says his vintage Aston Martin runs on wine and cheese

Well, technically, the 72-year-old royal's vintage vehicle — a 21st birthday gift from Queen Elizabeth II — is fueled by E85, which is 15% unleaded gasoline and 85% bioethanol.

'We're coming for you': NYPD's Shea warns crooks in high-end robbery ring

Federal charges are in the works against the violent armed robbers who’ve swiped more than $4 million worth of pricey watches and jewelry from patrons of Big Apple hotspots, the...

Teen arrested over school's mask mandate blasts 'ridiculous' bust

A Wyoming teen who was arrested for trespassing after refusing to wear a mask at school described the bust as "absolutely ridiculous" and said she just wanted to go back...

Satellite imagery sought in stepped-up effort to solve Utah double murder

The families of a married couple killed in an Utah double murder have hired a private investigator and are seeking satellite images to help make a break the unsolved case.

Late 'Scream' director Wes Craven was 'miserable' while making sequels

"Scream" actor Matthew Lillard, 51, revealed in a new interview that the late director Wes Craven was increasingly "miserable" while filming his sequels.

NYC federal judge rejects bid to nix vaccine mandate for school workers

A Manhattan federal judge struck down a request by 10 city Department of Education employees to suspend the COVID vaccine mandate in place for all department workers.

DOT to audit staffing challenges after Southwest Airlines chaos

The federal Department of Transportation's inspector general will audit hiring and staffing challenges at the Federal Aviation Administration after Southwest Airlines' mass cancellations.

Justice Department raises reward for prosecutor's unsolved slaying to $2.5M

The Department of Justice has doubled its reward to solve the 2001 slaying of Assistant US Attorney Thomas Crane Wales in his Seattle home.

Hochul holds strong lead in first Dem primary poll, Cuomo a distant third

Gov. Kathy Hochul holds a commanding lead in a potential Democratic primary race -- with disgraced predecessor Andrew Cuomo placing third in one hypothetical matchup.

'Always been a fraud': Former NFL star rips Jon Gruden

On Tuesday, the former NFL wide receiver went off about his former coach after Gruden resigned as head coach of the Raiders in wake of a disturbing email controversy.

Brian Laundrie updates: Gabby Petito's mom rips statement by family lawyer

Follow the New York Post’s news updates as authorities continue their search for Brian Laundrie after the death of his girlfriend Gabby Petito.

TikTok star 'MadMama' reveals she's pregnant with 12th child at 36

NY woman is about to find out if things really are cheaper by the dozen.

Removal of school cops in Virginia led to violence among students, parent says

A public school district in Virginia has devolved into a violent "free-for-all" after the district removed school resource officers amid the defund the police movement, worried parents claim.

Kyrie Irving didn't give the Nets any other choice

The Nets would have been a league laughingstock had they tried to shuttle Irving in and out of their lives, and played him in the season’s first two games, on...

'Squid Game' vacation house: Airbnb's new dead-ringer getaway

An Airbnb vacation rental in Spain is getting a lot of attention for looking eerily similar to the staircases seen on the Netflix sensation “Squid Game.”  Known as “La Muralla...

Daily aspirin for heart attack prevention may do more harm than good: US panel

The US Preventive Services Task Force has urged a revision to the routine prescription of daily, low-dose aspirin citing a serious bleeding risk in healthy adults.

NASA plan for Wi-Fi on the moon tested to span Cleveland's digital divide

While the lunar Wi-Fi framework is still conceptual, the present-day applications of the concept are already being explored in Cleveland.

Man's kidney transplant canceled because donor wasn't vaccinated

Mike Ganin, 52, was five days away from his scheduled surgery when he received the news from the Cleveland Clinic about the new policy that would prevent him from accepting...

Coinbase to launch NFT marketplace by end of 2021

The largest US crypto exchange is launching a marketplace for the one-of-a-kind digital collectibles by the end of this year, Coinbase said on Tuesday.

‘Fakest thing:’ Kamala Harris slammed for using child actors in bizarre space video

The video is part of a YouTube Original series called “Get Curious with Vice President Harris” and features the vice president speaking about the wonders of space exploration and science.

De Blasio defends using NYPD to protect him during presidential bid

Mayor Bill de Blasio claimed he needed taxpayers to foot the bill for the NYPD to accompany “high-profile" figures such as himself on the 2019 presidential-primary trail.

DHS floats idea to shield illegal immigrants who rat out employers: report

​The Biden administration is mulling a proposal to shield illegal immigrants from deportation if they dime out an employer who hires them for "exploitative" rates, according to a report. ​

'Home Alone' reboot sees Ellie Kemper and Rob Delaney as dimwitted robbers

Merry Christmas, ya filthy animals!

Rangers could trade young winger with tensions rising over demotion

Vitali Kravtsov is in limbo with the Rangers ahead of opening night. The Rangers’ ninth-overall pick in the 2018 NHL Draft has refused assignment to the Wolf Pack and is...

With hand sanitizer no longer scarce, FDA tightens up rules for manufacturers

The FDA said companies manufacturing certain alcohol-based hand sanitizers under its previous relaxed guidance must stop making these products by the end of the year as there is no longer...

Maryland school bus drivers hold 'sick-out' to protest low wages, lack of benefits

The move, by about a couple dozen drivers, was something Calvert County Public Schools officials expected and warned parents about.

Bitcoin rehab castle

Scotland’s Castle Craig, in Edinburgh, Scotland, touts itself as the world’s first cryptocurrency addiction treatment center, according to a report by Decrypt.co.

Rep. Maxine Waters claims her Twitter account was hacked, erased

Rep. Maxine Waters claimed on Tuesday that her Twitter account had been hacked and she would be coming for the person who did it.

Smash Mouth singer Steve Harwell retires after 'chaotic' onstage rant

"All Star" singer and Smash Mouth frontman Steve Harwell announced his retirement after a video of himself giving a very chaotic and profane performance went viral.

Multiple school boards reject federal help to probe violence against staff after Garland memo

Multiple state school boards are rejecting assistance from federal law enforcement in investigations into alleged harassment of teachers, school staff or school board members.

NYPD misidentifies suspect in Brooklyn mugging

Jeffrey Evans was actually behind bars on Riker's Island on an unrelated case on Sept. 28, the day of the mugging in Fort Greene.

J.R. Smith attacked by bees during college golf tournament

In day two of his debut with North Carolina A&T Tuesday, Smith got a visit from the medical cart after he stepped on a bee hive, according to reporters at...

More NFL bombshells could be coming after explosive Jon Gruden exit

Gruden resigned as Raiders coach on Monday night after a slew of emails emerged in which he used misogynistic and homophobic language. The fallout from the investigation may not be...

High-rolling hound: Couple shocked to find Chihuahua hiding in luggage moments before flight to Vegas

A Texas couple about to board a flight to Las Vegas didn’t gamble on finding this stowaway in their luggage – their Chihuahua named Icky.

Wannabe Navy spy, wife appear in court without lawyers, stay silent

Jonathan Toebbe — accused of trying to sell US nuclear submarine secrets using a peanut-butter sandwich — made his first appearance in federal court with his alleged accomplice wife.

300-foot cooling towers come crashing down

Another four cooling towers were demolished in England. On Oct, 10, 2021, the towers at Eggborough power station were blown up in a controlled implosion that took nine months of planning. Watch...

Every Supreme Court Justices’ view on abortion in their own words

The justices won’t be writing on a blank slate as they consider the future of abortion rights in the US. They have had a lot to say about abortion over...

Mom of toddler in Bronx kidnap attempt has message for perp

"He's crazy," Jana Repka, the mother of 3-year-old victim Lilianna Repka, told The Post Tuesday. "I want to press charges but I don't want him to go to jail. I...

ID to air Gabby Petito special with John Walsh to 'help find Brian Laundrie'

"This story could be the defining case of our generation and we at ID are doing everything in our power to help find Brian Laundrie and use our platform to...

Brian Laundrie's sister flooded with numerous death threats, cops say

The threats to Cassie Laundrie Luycx and her husband James have included threats about "killing his family and kidnapping his kids" and "messages from random people."

Mob money: Buyers drop over $3.1M at Al Capone auction

Billed as an “undisturbed time capsule” of Capone’s estate, the auction held late Friday at a private club in Sacramento, California, had nearly 1,500 registered bidders.

The best horror movies had actual gory horrors happen on set

Bing Crosby's son was blinded for six months making "Friday the 13th" and fake blood-soaked equipment on the set of "A Nightmare on Elm Street" gave some crew members electric...

Billionaire Alibaba founder Jack Ma sighted in Hong Kong: sources

 Alibaba Group founder Jack Ma, largely out of public view since a regulatory clampdown started on his business empire late last year, is currently in Hong Kong and has met...

Tot run over by combine harvester and survives in wild video

CCTV footage captured the incredible moment a child in Anhui, China was run over by a combine harvester — and came away with only minor injuries.

Southwest CEO says he's against vaccine mandates, blames Biden

Southwest Airlines CEO Gary Kelly says he’s against making his employees have the COVID-19 vaccine, but President Joe Biden has forced his hand with the federal mandate.

Ben & Jerry’s criticized for selling ice cream in Texas -- but boycotting the West Bank

Ben & Jerry’s co-founders Ben Cohen and Jerry Greenfield are taking heat for freezing when asked why the company continues to do business in US states where they disagree with...

Scientists in Estonia use peat to make cheap batteries for electric vehicles

Scientists at Estonia's Tartu University say they have found a way to use peat in sodium-ion batteries, which reduces the overall cost, although the technology is still in its infancy.

Kim Jong Un upstaged by North Korean soldier in shiny blue uniform

Kim Jong Un was upstaged in social media by a man in a skin-tight blue outfit who stood ramrod straight with a pointy helmet amid an array of missiles –...

Pelosi, Harris host Israeli foreign minister after Dem spat over Iron Dome funds

Vice President Kamala Harris and House Speaker Nancy Pelosi hosted Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid on Tuesday in the wake of infighting among Democrats over paying for Israel’s Iron Dome missile...

SEC opens inquiry into Wall Street banks' staff communications: report

The Securities and Exchange Commission has opened a broad inquiry into how Wall Street banks are keeping track of employees' digital communications, three people told Reuters.

NFL star's wife slams angry fans after loss: 'Wake up'

Baker Mayfield's wife won't tolerate Browns fans putting all the blame on him for the team's struggles.

Rapper Bhad Bhabie pays tribute to Emani 22, who reportedly died at 22

"This doesn’t even feel real. I used to spend almost everyday with you. You taught me so many things," Bhabie wrote. "I’m gonna miss you so much."

NHL predictions: One New York team could make a huge run

Could the Islanders make a deep run? Where will the Rangers finish?

Answers may finally be coming on Clint Frazier's injury mystery

Frazier has been quiet and the Yankees gave only vague- and often confusing- updates on the status of the outfielder, who has dealt with concussion symptoms for years.

Two more victims identified in plane crash that killed CEO, daughter

The plane crash that killed a Georgia financial firm executive and his 14-year-old daughter also claimed the lives of his longtime assistant and another teenage girl, officials said. Lauren Harrington,...

Olympian Shawn Johnson 'groped' by TSA agent while traveling with breast milk

Olympic gymnast Shawn Johnson claims that she was "groped" and berated at the airport by a Transportation Security Administration agent when she tried to travel with breast milk through security.

Argument during Alabama-Texas A&M game led to fatal shooting: cops

The dispute late Saturday during Texas A&M’s stunning win over top-ranked Alabama came near the end of the thrilling upset, Bessemer police said.

Archbishop apologizes for raunchy video filmed inside cathedral

The frisky four-minute clip features Alvarez and Peluso grinding up against each other inside The Primatial Cathedral of Saint Mary of Toledo as pervy priests secretly watch on.

Google pulls ads for 'stalkerware' apps that let users spy on spouses: report

Google has reportedly pulled several ads for “stalkerware” apps that apparently allow users to spy on spouses’ phones.

Surging California winds spark new wildfires, power outages

Red flag warnings of dangerous fire conditions continued in mountains, valleys, canyons and deserts because of dry, windy weather. Winds of 25 mph with gusts up to 70 mph were...

Ruthie Tompson, trailblazing Disney animator, dead at 111

Disney bid farewell to legendary animator Ruthie Thompson, who died at 111 on Sunday. As one of their first female artists, Thompson's early work was largely uncredited.

Economist 'Dr. Doom' predicts Fed will 'wimp out' on raising rates

Economist Nouriel Roubini predicted the downfall of the US housing market in 2008. Now he's predicting the Federal Reserve will "wimp out" when it comes to raising rates.

UNC Chapel Hill cancels classes amid suicide fears, mental health crisis

The university said it would create a special support network for students, faculty.

Swiss scientists create VR map of cosmos: 'Google Earth but for the universe'

The program — called Virtual Reality Universe Project, or VIRUP — pulls together what the researchers call the largest data set of the universe to create three-dimensional, panoramic visualizations of...

Nets make stunning Kyrie Irving announcement amid vaccine standoff

Exactly one week before the Nets kick off their regular season against the Bucks, the team announced Kyrie Irving will not practice or play with the team – even during...

Man in traditional Jewish garb shot with possible BB gun in NYC: cops

The 23-year-old victim was walking at Albany Avenue and Montgomery Street in Crown Heights around 10:30 p.m. when someone pulled up in a black van and fired at him.

'Scream' fans go wild as full trailer for new film finally drops

The slasher flick won't hit cinemas until Jan. 14 next year, but Paramount Pictures released the trailer Tuesday, keen to capitalize on Halloween season.

Trump organization reportedly close to selling DC hotel for over $370M

The deal could ultimately price closer to $400 million but still less than the $500 million they sought when they first shopped the lease in 2019.

Google A.I. could soon help flip your Wendy's burger

Wendy’s and Google have struck a deal to use data analytics and artificial intelligence to remind cooks when to flip burgers -- as well as to track repeat customers, among...

Migrants 'didn’t want to try' to cross US border under Trump: 'Thank you, Joe'

The Biden administration has faced bipartisan backlash over the massive amounts of migrants illegally crossing into the U.S. at the southern border.

How much can you trust Iowa after beating Penn State

After Alabama's first loss of the season, bettors are really wondering which teams they can trust the rest of the way.

We reviewed the best places to buy affordable fine jewelry in 2021

From braided rings and chunky hoops to gemstone necklaces and tennis bracelets, the best affordable jewelry brands on the market provide timeless, multi-generational pieces that we’re heart-eyed over. But, the...

'Off-the-grid' Brian Laundrie was chubby 'social-outcast' in high school

Brian Laundrie was a chubby misfit and loner while in school – and was not into social media until the couple embarked on their ill-fated cross-country travels.

Woman contracts rare bacteria after cleaning fish tank: report

A Maryland woman is believed to be the first in the world to contract an extremely rare life-threatening bacterial disease from her own freshwater aquarium filled with imported tropical fish.

Harry and Meghan become 'impact partners' in woke asset management firm

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex joined with Ethic, a company that they had already invested in earlier this year and was managing some of the exiled royals' investments.

The Raiders were spiraling even before Jon Gruden's resignation

Back-to-back double-digit losses followed by the resignation of coach Jon Gruden over offensive emails he sent years ago have turned a promising season into a troubling one.

David Bowie estate plans posthumous album for 75th birthday next year

"Bowie 75" will feature a series of projects including archive releases and merchandise to coincide with the milestone in January.

Kim Jong Un shows off missile arsenal — claims 'hostile' US causing instability

North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un announced Monday that he is building an "invincible" military that will have the capability to launch a nuclear strike at the US.

California oil spill legal fight will likely span years

Several federal and state agencies are investigating in parallel as they seek the cause of the pipe rupture, how quickly pipeline operators responded and determine whether criminal charges are warranted.

Latest Ben Simmons twist leaves plenty of unanswered questions

The 76ers' estranged point guard arrived at Wells Fargo Center as the team earned a 115-104 preseason win against the Nets, according to ESPN.com. Simmons' arrival apparently surprised the Sixers...

Passenger's epic meltdown over mask mandate: 'I'll break your neck!'

“I will find your name, date of birth and address. I’ll know your social security number before I get off this plane,” the maskhole adds, before getting up and shoving...

Harness a hygienist-level teeth cleaning with this electric toothbrush

Oral care has never been this simple. Dread the dentist? The most common cause of dental decay and gum disease is actually a surprising one — user error. And with...

This eco-friendly, rechargeable lighter is a go-to for candle season

The lighter is better for the environment, safer for everyday use and is a super convenient rechargeable option.

Astros' Lance McCullers will do in White Sox again

Are the Houston Asterisks up to their old tricks? Found a more efficient way of bending the rules? Does even Dusty Baker know?

Check out the full Q&A from the Rangers chat with Mollie Walker

What's in store for the Rangers and Islanders as the NHL season gets underway?

Synthetic 'everywhere chemicals' linked to deaths among older Americans: study

The phthalates may contribute to between 91,000 to 107,000 premature deaths every year in people aged 55 to 64 in the US according to the study.

Eric Adams: Expand opportunities for gifted learners, not cut them

Eric Adams said he'd talk to parents, teachers and advocates to come up with his own plan -- but stressed that it would be all about "expansion" for the city's...

Point of Joe return: Biden’s approval 10 points lower than Obama’s at same point in presidency

According to approval ratings averages calculated by RealClearPolitics (RCP), Obama’s approval rating on Oct. 11 during his first year in office sat at 53 percent.

Deon Estus, bassist hailed as third member of Wham!, dead at 65

"Deon was mostly known as the third member of Wham! Deon was passionate about music and loved interacting with his loyal fans," read a post on his Twitter account.

'Guilty Party' star on working with Kate Beckinsale: 'She's so beautiful'

“Because it's COVID, I hadn’t seen Kate without her mask on, yet. And I was like ‘Goddammit, she’s so beautiful -- I have to focus!’ But she's such a fantastic...

Second Facebook whistleblower is willing to testify before Congress

Sophie Zhang, who worked as a data scientist at the social media giant for nearly three years before she was fired last fall, tweeted Tuesday that she was prepared to...

Retooled roster makes Rangers playoff threat even after strange decision

The Rangers open the season without a captain, but there is still optimism after the offseason was spent adding toughness to a roster led by new coach Gerard Gallant.

175-pound tortoise is a TikTok star

The exotic pet is slow-moving — but his account, “Caitlin and Tiptoe,” quickly grew to 3.9 million followers.

Goodbye, Gibbs: Mark Harmon leaves CBS drama 'NCIS' after 18 seasons

Harmon's exit as a series regular ends a remarkable run as one of TV's highest-profile actors on its top-rated drama -- though it's not totally unexpected.

LG paying General Motors up to $1.9B over Chevy Bolt battery fire recall

GM has spent $2 billion recalling and fixing every single Chevy Bolt -- its flagship electric car -- made since production began in 2016.

NYC Apple Store security guard stabbed amid mask dispute

The guard, who suffered a slash wound to his forehead, a stab wound to his left arm and three stab wounds to his back, was taken to Bellevue Hospital.

The other Gruden on Raiders staff survives father resigning in disgrace

Jon Gruden is out with the Raiders – but his son Deuce is sticking around. Deuce is 27 years old and has worked in the NFL since 2016.

Tiger Woods spotted without crutches for first time since major car accident

Tiger Woods has been spotted without crutches for the first time since his devastating California car crash watching his 12-year-old son compete in a golf tournament.

Can Carlos Rodon, White Sox force series back to Houston?

Chicago has its season on the line Tuesday against Houston and will look to Carlos Rodon to keep their championship hopes alive.

Couple charged with killing toddler while babysitting in their home

Juan Martinez and Nancy Martinez were arrested early Monday in the death of Valeria Jordon Garfias, who suffered traumatic brain and internal injuries.

Analysts skeptical of Southwest's explanation on mass cancelations

There’s no evidence from Southwest Airlines, its pilots union or federal regulators that the mass cancellations were related to the company’s recently announced vaccine mandate.

Damon Wayans says Dave Chappelle 'freed the slaves' with Netflix special

"We were slaves to PC culture and he just, you know — as an artist he's van Gogh. He cut his ear off. He's trying to tell us it's OK."

Gabby Petito autopsy results reveal she died of strangulation

"By Wyoming state statue only the cause and manner of death are released," Teton County Coroner Brent Blue said in a livestreamed press conference.

What we learned from the best and worst performances in Rangers training camp

The new Kaapo Kakko and 11 more Rangers who trended (up or down) during training camp.

Islanders season preview: Expectations are higher than ever

The Islanders will likely finish at the top of the Metropolitan Division and easily qualify for the postseason.

Horrifying video captures moment plane crashes into suburb, killing doctor and UPS driver

Harrowing video captured the moment a small plane crashed into a neighborhood near a California high school, killing a cardiologist who was piloting the aircraft and a UPS driver on...

Acclaimed writer reportedly banning new novel from being translated to Hebrew

The acclaimed Irish novelist turned down Modan, the Israeli publisher that translated her previous books, because of her outspoken views on the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

Why watching the NHL won't be the same this season

Hockey is back, but it may not look the same since the last time you were watching.

Goldman Sachs settles with former intern over alleged violent abuse

Terms of the settlement with Patrick Blumenthal, a Drexel University student at the time of his 2017 internship with Goldman, were not disclosed.

Dog the Bounty Hunter reveals shocking prediction in Gabby Petito's murder

Dog the Bounty Hunter speculated in a new interview that Gabby Petito’s fugitive boyfriend Brian Laundrie called his parents in Florida right after he allegedly killed the Long Island native...

Huge wave crushes idiot taking a selfie

Scottish daredevil Dale McLaughlan, aka “Jet ski Romeo,” was flattened by a massive wave while taking a selfie video at Giant’s Causeway in Northern Ireland. The dangerous stunt was almost...

De Blasio's 'open streets' are still used by drivers, survey finds

More than half of Mayor Bill de Blasio's "open streets" across the city remain open to drivers, according to a new report from Transportation Alternatives.

NFL Power Rankings for Week 6

The NFL edition of “A Tale of Two Cities” would tell the story of a new football haven and a decade-long wasteland.

Veteran's slump-busting HR all Giants need to grab NLDS lead

LOS ANGELES — Evan Longoria powered a home run off Max Scherzer through fierce wind. Chris Taylor and pinch-hitter Gavin Lux fell short, putting the defending World Series champions on...

Nets still figuring out how to 'make this work' with Kyrie Irving

Kyrie Irving not only didn’t play Monday against the 76ers, but didn’t even travel with the Nets despite it being his last chance to play before their season opener in...

The outside-the-box way to replace Russell Wilson in fantasy football

While the Week 5 “Thursday Night Football” game seems like so long ago, many fantasy football managers have woken up with one question on their mind: How in the world...

Child actors used for Kamala Harris' bizarre space video

A video meant to sell children on the wonders of space exploration featured Vice President Kamala Harris giving a memorably loopy performance alongside a quintet of child actors who auditioned...

Good riddance, Jon Gruden

Jon Gruden had to go. Good riddance.

'Doomsday' mom accused of killing children may have also killed ex-husband

“Doomsday" mom Lori Vallow’s brother told detectives he believes that she murdered her third husband, who reportedly died of natural causes, in addition to her fourth husband and two children,...