Grim view of global future offered in intelligence report

Grim view of global future offered in intelligence report

WASHINGTON — US intelligence officials are painting a dark picture of the world’s future, writing in a report released Thursday that the coronavirus pandemic has deepened economic inequality, strained government resources and fanned nationalist sentiments. Those assessments are included in a Global Trends report by the government’s National Intelligence Council, a document produced every four … Read more

Teacher Gretchin Thompson accused of seeking sexual liaison

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Gretchin Thompson, a high school science teacher in Jacksonville, Florida, has been accused of soliciting an illicit sexual liaison with a student, News 4 Jax reports. The alleged effort on Gretchin Thompson’s part to violate the boundary between student and teacher has landed her with a sex crime criminal charge. A teacher at First Coast … Read more

US deliveries of J&J vaccine to plummet 80 percent next week

US deliveries of J&J vaccine to plummet 80 percent next week

Deliveries of the Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine in the US are set to plummet by more than 80 percent next week — as the manufacturer struggles with a production problem, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. The CDC’s website indicates that more than 4.9 million doses of J&J’s vaccine were allocated … Read more

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3,000-year-old lost Egyptian city discovered by archaeologists

3,000-year-old lost Egyptian city discovered by archaeologists

Archaeologists have discovered a 3,000-year-old “lost golden city” in Egypt — hailed by experts as the most important find since the tomb of Tutankhamun. The city was unearthed by a team of archeologists led by Zahi Hawass near Luxor — and dates back to the period under King Amenhotep III of the 18th dynasty. “Many … Read more

Louisiana college student allegedly stabbed her date in dorm

Louisiana college student allegedly stabbed her date in dorm

An 18-year-old Southeastern Louisiana University student is reportedly accused of stabbing her date in her dorm room, an alleged attack so vicious the victim’s “blood, and then some,” had to be put back in his body, his mom said. Elizabeth Grace Johnson was busted by university cops in Hammond after they responded Saturday night to … Read more

Why Prince Philip was never called a king

Why Prince Philip was never called a king

He was a prince and a duke — but never a king. The death of Prince Philip on Friday renewed the question of why the Queen’s husband was never bestowed the lofty title. It turns out that an age-old rule within the British monarchy is to blame — the title of king can only be … Read more

Capitol cop struck by car died from blunt force head injuries

Capitol cop struck by car died from blunt force head injuries

The Capitol Police officer who was killed in a vehicular attack by a devout Nation of Islam follower died of multiple blunt force injuries to his head, according to a report. William “Billy” Evans’ death also has been ruled a homicide, the Washington Post reported, citing the DC’s medical examiner. Police investigate the scene after … Read more