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Trump says Rolling Thunder ride will return to DC, organizers say not so fast

As hundreds of thousands of motorcyclists arrive in the nation’s capital Sunday to participate in the final Rolling Thunder, where they pay tribute to service members killed in action or taken as prisoners of war, President Donald Trump says the event will continue next year — even as the group’s president says the annual event…MORE

Woman suffers ‘significant bite injuries’ in Florida alligator attack

A woman has been airlifted to a hospital after she was bitten by an alligator in Florida, according to the Brevard County Fire and Rescue service. The woman suffered “significant bite injuries” and was bitten on the leg and flank, according to the department. The attack happened near Fay Lake Wilderness Park, about 20 miles…MORE

Bill de Blasio: 1994 crime bill was a ‘huge mistake’

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio on Sunday said the 1994 crime bill was a “huge mistake” and those responsible for the legislation, including former Vice President Joe Biden, must be accountable and “speak to it.” “That crime bill was one of the foundations of mass incarceration in a very painful era in our nation’s…MORE

He’s valedictorian of his high school class. The salutatorian? His identical twin

When Deontae and Deontre Wright receive diplomas at their high school’s commencement Wednesday afternoon, they’ll know who to thank for their motivation. Each other. The identical twins, 17, are the top two students in their graduating class at Scott High School in Toledo, Ohio. Deontae, with a grade-point average of 4.5, is the class valedictorian.…MORE

Auburn football announcer from famed ‘Kick Six’ play dies in car crash

The decorated Auburn University football announcer who narrated the team’s stunning last-second win over Alabama known as the “Kick Six” died in a car crash Saturday night, the university said. Rod Bramblett, 53, and his wife Paula Bramblett, 52, died shortly after a two-vehicle collision at 6 p.m. Saturday in Auburn, the Lee County Coroner…MORE

Iowa GOP senator says US-China trade war ‘hurtful’ to farmers

Republican Sen. Joni Ernst said Sunday that the US-China trade war is “hurtful” to farmers, a group that makes up a considerable portion of her Iowa constituency. “But as we have heard from our farmers, they do want us to find a path forward with China. The tariffs are hurtful right now, but the President…MORE

What to watch and obsess over now that ‘Game of Thrones’ is done

It is truly a dark time. “Game of Thrones” is over, and depending on what you thought of its grand conclusion, you’re either in mourning or ready to exorcise the whole scarring experience from your soul. Either way, it’s time to find some new shows and movies to stuff into that dragon-sized hole in your…MORE

Markets aren’t only fretting trade. Now they’re worried about global growth

1. Bigger than trade: Investor anxiety about trade has quickly morphed into something much bigger: renewed worries about global economic growth. Treasury yields are down, oil is under pressure and global economic data has disappointed. Stocks could face a rocky ride if that fear really sets in. “When you actually look at some of the…MORE