Douglas Sacha/Getty Images (BOSTON) — A worker at Northeastern University’s virtual reality lab was arrested Tuesday for arranging an apparent hoax that evacuated parts of campus and touched off a search at other Boston colleges and universities, according to the FBI and the U.S. attorney’s office in Boston. Authorities haveRead More →

Merced County Sheriff’s Office/Facebook (NEW YORK) — Northern California authorities are searching for four family members, including an 8-month-old girl, who were kidnapped for unknown reasons. Eight-month-old Aroohi Dheri and her parents — 27-year-old mother Jasleen Kaur and 36-year-old father Jasdeep Singh — were taken against their will from aRead More →

Lokman Vural Elibol/Anadolu Agency via Getty Images (NEW YORK) — At least 100 people in Florida have died due to Hurricane Ian, according to local officials. Five additional people were also reported dead due to the storm in North Carolina, according to the governor’s office. The Category 4 storm slammedRead More →

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (UVALDE, Texas) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke rolled out an ad campaign Saturday featuring tearful endorsements from families of victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde. Many Uvalde families have continued to voice how unheard they feel by their representatives as they pleadRead More →

Marilyn Nieves/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Democrats in key swing states like Arizona and Michigan have refused to face opponents who espouse the false claim that the 2020 race was stolen from former President Donald Trump. These Democratic politicians say they want to avoid combative spectacles with people who are attackingRead More →

Brandon Bell/Getty Images (UVALDE, Texas) — Texas Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O’Rourke rolled out an ad campaign Saturday featuring tearful endorsements from families of victims of the Robb Elementary School shooting in Uvalde. One ad begins with parents looking straight to the camera, holding photos of their children and sharingRead More →

Creativeye99/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) — Five members of the Oath Keepers facing charges of seditious conspiracy “concocted a plan for an armed rebellion to shatter a bedrock of American democracy,” a federal prosecutor said Monday in opening statements at the D.C. district court, kicking off the high-stakes first trial for membersRead More →

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images (STOCKTON, Calif.) — Six unprovoked murders of men ages 21 to 54 over the last few months appear to be the work of one person, according to police in Stockton, California. Authorities are searching for a person of interest tied to the six slayings. All of theRead More →

Courtesy of Averie Bishop (NEW YORK) — For the first time in state history, Asian American women will represent Texas at two of the most prestigious pageants in the country. Averie Bishop from Dallas, made history in June when she became the first Asian American woman to be crowned MissRead More →