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July 14 bail hearing date set for Epstein's ex-girlfriend

July 14 bail hearing date set for Epstein's ex-girlfriend

NEW YORK — Jeffrey Epstein’s ex-girlfriend will appear remotely by video for a July 14 courthouse arraignment and bail hearing on charges she recruited girls for him to sexually abuse over two decades ago, a judge said Tuesday. U.S.
University of California system names 1st Black president

University of California system names 1st Black president

SAN FRANCISCO — Dr. Michael Drake was chosen Tuesday to be president of the University of California, the first Black leader in the system's 150-year history.
Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

Brazil's President Bolsonaro tests positive for coronavirus

RIO DE JANEIRO — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said Tuesday he has tested positive for the new coronavirus after months of downplaying its severity while deaths mounted rapidly inside the country.
Victims' family asks for delay of federal inmate's execution

Victims' family asks for delay of federal inmate's execution

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — Family members of the victims of an inmate scheduled to be put to death next week asked a federal judge to delay his execution Tuesday, saying the coronavirus pandemic puts them at risk if they travel to attend it.

Marine Corps says Marine shot self on California base

TWENTYNINE PALMS, Calif. — A Marine sustained a self-inflicted gunshot wound after a two-hour standoff with military police Tuesday on a sprawling Marine Corps base in the Southern California desert, military officials said.
Hollywood catches up to director Gina Prince-Bythewood

Hollywood catches up to director Gina Prince-Bythewood

Gina Prince-Bythewood knows what good fighting looks like. The “Love & Basketball” director has been an athlete her entire life, but she also just loves action movies.
Maryland GOP governor releasing book on his tenure, politics

Maryland GOP governor releasing book on his tenure, politics

ANNAPOLIS, Md. — Maryland Gov.
At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claim

At libel trial, Depp blasts Amber Heard's 'sick' abuse claim

LONDON — Johnny Depp said Tuesday that ex-wife Amber Heard had made “sick” claims of abuse and falsely branded him a monster, as the actor testified in a U.K.
Dutch police arrest 6 men, uncover makeshift torture chamber

Dutch police arrest 6 men, uncover makeshift torture chamber

THE HAGUE, Netherlands — Dutch police arrested six men after discovering sea containers that had been converted into a makeshift prison and sound-proofed “torture chamber” complete with a dentist's chair, tools including pliers and scalpels and handc
Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

Hiring soared in May as mass layoffs eased

WASHINGTON — The job market took a big step toward healing in May, though plenty of damage remains, as a record level of hiring followed record layoffs in March and April.
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