Off-Duty Flight Attendant Is Detained After an In-Flight Struggle, Delta Says

An off-duty flight attendant took management of the general public tackle system after which fought with passengers and crew members on board a Delta Air Lines flight on Friday within the newest outburst of violent conduct by airline passengers, the airline mentioned. Delta mentioned that Flight 1730, which had been…

Humpback Whale Nearly Eats a Lobsterman, Then Thinks Better of It

It was sunny and clear on Friday morning and the water was calm off the coast of Provincetown, Mass., the place Michael Packard was diving for lobsters. His longtime fishing accomplice, Josiah Mayo, was following him of their fishing vessel, the J&J, monitoring him by the bubbles that rose from…

2 Million Board U.S. Flights for the First Time Since Pandemic

More than two million vacationers handed by means of U.S. airport safety checkpoints on Friday, the first time since March 2020 that such a milestone had been reached, in accordance with the Transportation Security Administration. “The growing number of travelers demonstrates this country’s resilience and the high level of confidence…

House Lifts Mask Mandate for Fully Vaccinated Individuals

Fully vaccinated lawmakers and employees within the House of Representatives will not be required to put on a masks or keep six toes of social distance, following up to date steerage issued on Friday by Dr. Brian P. Monahan, the attending doctor of Congress. Those who aren’t absolutely vaccinated stay…

Verda Tetteh Won a $40,000 Scholarship. Then She Gave It Away.

For weeks, Verda Tetteh felt qualms about making use of for the $40,000 benefit scholarship her highschool in Fitchburg, Mass., provided graduating college students. She was certain for Harvard, which had agreed to pay her tuition and room and board. Her four.9 G.P.A. had certified her for different scholarships that…

Downtown Austin Shooting: 13 People Are Wounded, Police Say

A taking pictures in a well-liked nightlife district in downtown Austin, Texas, early on Saturday left 13 individuals wounded, with two of them in important situation, the police stated. Officers responded to a report of pictures fired round 1:25 a.m. in a district recognized for drawing massive crowds to its…

‘Take the Ship’: Conservatives Aim to Commandeer Southern Baptists

Allen Nelson IV walked to the entrance of his small church in central Arkansas, stopped in entrance of the communion desk with three massive crosses behind him, and unfurled an enormous black flag with a white cranium and crossed swords. For a number of years, the pastor and father of…

Departures of Police Officers Accelerated During a Year of Protests

Police departments face extreme challenges in retaining and recruiting officers, in response to new knowledge outlining the regular exodus from an occupation that was the goal of protests final 12 months after a number of high-profile police killings. “We have lost about one-third of our staff to resignation and retirement,”…

Board Approves Removal of ‘Negro’ From 16 Place Names in Texas

A federal board on Thursday permitted the renaming of 16 websites in Texas whose names embrace the phrase “Negro,” a change lengthy sought by politicians and activists in the state, however one that can have an effect on solely a small fraction of the a whole lot of racist names…