Austin police seek 2 suspects in downtown mass shooting that wounded 14 people.
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Someone opened fire in a popular entertainment district in downtown Austin early Saturday, wounding 13 people, including two critically, before getting away, authorities said. Read more
President Joe Biden said on the fifth anniversary of a mass shooting at the Pulse Nightclub in Orlando that he will sign a bill naming the site as a national memorial. Read more
The airline industry’s recovery from the pandemic passed a milestone as more than 2 million people streamed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Friday for the first time since early March 2020. Read more
The price to rocket into space next month with Jeff Bezos and his brother is a cool $28 million. Read more
Fresh from charming leaders at the Group of Seven summit, Queen Elizabeth II was back at her residence at Windsor Castle on Saturday to view a military parade to mark her official birthday. Read more
Rapper Polo G has been arrested on charges including battery on a police officer, resisting arrest with violence and criminal mischief. Read more
Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro led a throng of motorcyclist supporters through the streets of Sao Paulo on Saturday — and got hit with a fine for failure to wear a mask, in violation of local pandemic restrictions. Read more
Hawaiian Airlines advised that it was making steady progress at its call center, where it was continuing to hire and train agents as quickly as possible. Read more
The European Championship game between Denmark and Finland was suspended today after Christian Eriksen needed urgent medical attention on the field near the end of the first half. Read more
U.S. First Lady Jill Biden told members of a British group that uses surfing as therapy that she once owned a surfboard and it was “white with a big butterfly” on it. Read more
Hawaii Department of Public Safety officials have said many inmates have declined to be vaccinated. Read more
Two clusters related to celebrations held at places of worship resulted in 46 cases, 16 of which were secondary cases. None of those in attendance reported being vaccinated. Read more
A city spokesman said no sewage reached the bay. Read more
Germany’s environmentalist Greens formally endorsed Annalena Baerbock as their candidate for chancellor Saturday, amid a slip in the party’s poll ratings fueled in large part by its own mistakes. Read more
Firefighters responded Friday evening to reports of smoke at a pizza and wine bar located on the ground floor of the Ohana Waikiki East by Outrigger. Read more
It was a stunning revelation that one branch of government was using its power to gather private information on another, a move that carried echoes of President Richard Nixon during Watergate. Read more
The United States plans to push democratic allies today to publicly call out China for forced labor practices as the Group of Seven leaders gather at a summit where they will also unveil an infrastructure plan meant to compete with Beijing’s efforts in the developing world. Read more
Free vaccinations will be available to the community from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. No appointments are needed, and insurance is not required. Read more
Uber and its top rival, Lyft, acknowledge that prices are up and wait times are longer, but they won’t provide specifics. Read more
Kadner said he believed it was the oldest homicide case in the United States to be solved with genetic genealogy, which uses DNA from crime scenes to identify the relatives of potential suspects and eventually the suspects themselves. Read more
The daily jump began as a private ritual, a way to escape the demoralizing news of the day, get a little exercise and cheer himself up with a bike ride and the splendor of the lake. Read more