Friday, May 31, 2024


Senator Joe Manchin said Wednesday he will not enter the West Virginia governor’s race, ending speculation the retiring senator might be considering a last-minute bid for his old job. (More)  

➤ Chief Justice John Roberts declined to meet with Senators Dick Durbin and Sheldon Whitehouse to discuss their demand that Justice Samuel Alito recuse himself from upcoming Supreme Court cases. (More)  

Robert De Niro’s chaotic news conference outside Donald Trump’s trial Tuesday caused the National Association of Broadcasters to rescind the Service to America Award it planned to give the actor next week. (More

Iranian leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei praised anti-Israel student protestors on American campuses, telling them that they’ve created a branch of the “Resistance Front” against the Jewish state. (More) 

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➤ Nelly Korda found the water hazard three times at the 12th hole in the U.S. Women’s Open Thursday, giving the No. 1 golfer a 10 on the par 3. (See Video)  

The New York Mets cut pitcher Jorge López following a Wednesday night outburst that saw the reliever throw his glove into the stands and give a profanity-laced postgame interview. (See Video)

➤ The French Open has banned alcohol in the stands at the Grand Slam tournament after players called out fans for rowdy behavior, including gum spitting and abusive language. (More)  

The 2024 Women’s College World Series began Thursday in Oklahoma City with an eight-team field, including the University of Oklahoma, which will attempt to win its third-straight national championship. (Live Updates 

➤ Yesterday’s results: MLB | NBA | WNBA | NHL | PGA | LPGA | MLS

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Summit Therapeutics Inc.

Big Stock Move: Summit Therapeutics stock nearly tripled on Thursday on news that its new cancer-treatment candidate outperformed the successful drug Keytruda. (More)

Kohl’s stock plunged 23% on Thursday after the company surprised investors by posting a loss when a slight profit was expected. It was the company’s biggest single-day percentage decline ever. (More)

U.S. pending home sales fell to their lowest level in three years in April, and the overall level of sales activity was the lowest since 2020. Analysts say high mortgage rates are to blame. (More)

Cracker Barrel announced plans to update their restaurants with new pricing, remodeling of the interiors, and new menu items, including green chili cornbread, slow-braised pot roast, and shepherd’s pie. (See Details)

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Science & Technology

Scientists are labeling new super-massive black holes as “Death Stars” for the way they spin and emit planet-killing plasma beams, similar to the space station in Star Wars. (See Video)  

Gravity Industries showed off the rapid response and rescue capabilities of its jet suit by completing a 2.5-hour mountain hike in two minutes. (See Video)  

➤ A 150-million-year-old fossilized stegosaurus skeleton, the most complete and best-preserved specimen ever discovered, is expected to fetch $6 million at auction this summer. (See Images)  

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Feel Good Friday

A Cleveland man is being hailed as a hero for twice running through thick smoke and heavy flames to save a baby. On his second try, he managed to grab the baby’s leg and pull the child to safety. (See Video)

A bride, paralyzed from the waist down, surprised her fiance at their wedding by ditching her wheelchair and walking down the aisle with help from her father. (See Photos)

A 73-year-old man survived five days in the wilderness after his raft flipped over in the Idaho River. Despite a leg injury, he made his way forward day by day until two people spotted him in the snow. (See Photo)

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A Michigan man attended a virtual Zoom court hearing over a suspended license while driving a car, causing the judge to smile and laugh in disbelief. (See Video)  

 A dashboard camera captured the moment a gold Lexus crashed into a Los Angeles County deputy’s patrol car, sending the police cruiser spinning and flipping through the air. (See Video)  

Moonlight and mist from waterfalls produced rare lunar rainbows at California’s Yosemite National Park, one of the few places in the world where nighttime rainbows can be viewed. (See Video)  

Poll Position

What is the worst thing about summer in your area?

  1. Heat
  2. Humidity
  3. Bugs
  4. Tourists
  5. Storms
  6. Other

Wednesday’s Results:

Have you watched an LPGA tournament this year?

  1. No: 81.8%
  2. Yes: 18.2%

Quote BoxDaily Quote


“This was a rigged, disgraceful trial. The real verdict is going to be November 5th by the people.”

Former President Donald Trump to reporters after being found guilty in his New York case.

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