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5h ago

Matthew McConaughey says he won't run for Texas governor

The 52-year-old Oscar winner considered running for public office over the past two years, but said Sunday, it's a "path that I’m choosing not to take at this moment.”
"The Gentlemen" Screening and Q&A With Matthew McConaughey
"The Gentlemen" Screening and Q&A With Matthew McConaughey

Covid omicron variant raises concern among global health experts

A newly emerging Covid-19 variant called omicron is putting the world’s health leaders on edge after becoming the dominant strain in southern Africa, where it was first detected. NBC News’ medical contributor Dr. Kavita Patel breaks down how health experts are addressing the omicron variant and whether Covid-19 vaccines could be effective against the new variant. 
Covid omicron variant raises concern among global health experts
Covid omicron variant raises concern among global health experts
11h ago

Victims and prosecutors see Ghislaine Maxwell as 'center' of Epstein's scheme ahead of trial

“This is a ring that ensnared dozens and dozens and dozens of girls. And Maxwell was an integral player,” one civil attorney said.
Patrick McMullan Archives
Patrick McMullan Archives

SNAP food program gets boost in benefits

A new boost to the SNAP program could mean healthier options for the one in eight Americans who use it. It will also provide an average of $36 more per person each month, but that alone won’t cover higher prices and the pandemic’s continued financial fallout.
SNAP food program gets boost in benefits
SNAP food program gets boost in benefits
21h ago

Phil Saviano, key clergy sex abuse whistleblower, dies at 69

Saviano's story figured prominently in the 2015 Oscar-winning film “Spotlight” about The Boston Globe's investigation into children molested by priests.
Phil Saviano in Roslindale, Mass., on Jan. 4, 2012.
Phil Saviano in Roslindale, Mass., on Jan. 4, 2012.

Prolific fashion designer Virgil Abloh dies at 41

"Through it all, his work ethic, infinite curiosity, and optimism never wavered," said a statement posted to Abloh's Instagram about his cancer battle.
Virgil Abloh attends Paris Fashion Week on July 5, 2021, in Paris.
Virgil Abloh attends Paris Fashion Week on July 5, 2021, in Paris.
23h ago

Stowaway found in plane's landing gear compartment at Miami airport

The man was found after the American Airlines flight from Guatemala City landed in Miami.
An American Airlines jet taxis to the gate at Miami International Airport.
An American Airlines jet taxis to the gate at Miami International Airport.
23h ago

UNLV student dies after taking part in fraternity boxing match

"We will leave no stone unturned to determine how a 20-year-old ended up in a school-sanctioned amateur fight that cost him his life," Nathan Valencia's family attorneys said.
Nathan Valencia.
Nathan Valencia.

Trial set to start on charges actor Jussie Smollett faked racist attack

Jussie Smollett was charged with felony disorderly conduct after law enforcement and prosecutors said he lied to police about what happened in the early morning hours of Jan. 29, 2019, in downtown Chicago.
Image: Actor Jussie Smollett Appears Outside Of Court After It Was Announced That All Charges Have Been Dropped Against Him
Image: Actor Jussie Smollett Appears Outside Of Court After It Was Announced That All Charges Have Been Dropped Against Him

Lindsay Lohan announces she's engaged on Instagram

Lohan said she plans to marry her partner of two years, Bader Sammas, a banker in Dubai.
Lindsay Lohan appears on Bravo's \"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen\" on Jan. 9, 2019.
Lindsay Lohan appears on Bravo's \"Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen\" on Jan. 9, 2019.
1d ago

Mississippi abortion case in Supreme Court will be direct challenge to Roe v. Wade

The state has fallen into a "post-Roe existence" with women having to jump through "arduous hoops" to end their pregnancies, an advocate said.
Abortion rights and anti-abortion activists argue at the Abortion Freedom Fighters Rally in Jackson, Miss., on Oct. 2, 2021.
Abortion rights and anti-abortion activists argue at the Abortion Freedom Fighters Rally in Jackson, Miss., on Oct. 2, 2021.