Ukraine says at least 21 killed as Russian missiles slam into homes near port city of Odesa

Kyiv, Ukraine — Russian missile attacks on residential areas in a coastal town near Ukraine‘s port city of Odesa early Friday killed at least 21 people, including two children, authorities…

Mexican groups slam U.S. abortion restrictions as they help more American women

MONTERREY, Mexico — At first glance, it only looks like a roof terrace in a house in Monterrey in the Mexican state of Nuevo León, two hours from the border…

Porcupine Tree – progressive rock’s point of slow return | Music | Entertainment

If you haven’t heard of Porcupine Tree, you haven’t been paying attention to progressive rock – the scene that refuses to die, no matter how hard its detractors pray. To…

Prince William & Harry’s ‘friction could have been inevitable’ – body language timeline

Prince William and Prince Harry have not been seen together since July 1, 2021 when they reunited to unveil their mother’s statue at Kensington Palace. Today would have been Princess…

Minecraft YouTuber Technoblade dies from cancer as his dad posts message he’d prepared for followers | Science & Tech News

The YouTuber and Minecraft gamer known as Technoblade has died from cancer, aged 23. His father posted an emotional farewell message to his channel, which his son had prepared before…

California Passes Sweeping Measure to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

California has passed a sweeping measure to significantly reduce single-use plastics and drastically boost plastic recycling rates, setting up the toughest plastics reduction requirements in the nation. Gov. Gavin Newsom,…

Newsom’s CARE Court Plan Moves Forward With Bipartisan Support

SACRAMENTO—Gov. Gavin Newsom’s radical plan to address the state’s worsening homelessness problem—by forcing some individuals with mental illnesses into medical treatment—made it through an Assembly committee this week, raking in…

Surf City Preps for 4th of July Parade and Fireworks

HUNTINGTON BEACH, Calif.—After two years of modified July 4 celebrations, the Surf City’s traditional Fourth of July celebration is back. The weekend full of events kicks off June 30 with…

Minimum Wage Rates Go Up Friday in City, Unincorporated L.A. County

LOS ANGELES—Minimum-wage workers in the City of Los Angeles will get a modest pay boost starting July 1, with the hourly rate increasing to $16.04 and in unincorporated areas of…

California College Waives Tuition for Students

TORRANCE, Calif.—A community college in Torrance waived tuition for its enrolled students through the fall 2022 semester. El Camino College announced its “Tuition Relief Program” earlier this month, which allows…