Hong Kong’s city legislature has postponed debating a controversial extradition bill after thousands of protesters blocked entry to the building Wednesday out concern the measure would allow Beijing to exert greater authority over the semiautonomous territory.
The husband of decorated American long-distance runner Gabriele Grunewald announced on Instagram Tuesday evening that his wife had passed away at age 32, ending her long-fought battle with cancer since she was first diagnosed a decade ago.
Texas Governor Greg Abbott on Monday signed the so-called “Save Chick-fil-A” bill into law, a new provision supporters said is a defense of the fast-food restaurant and protects religious freedoms. Opponents argued it discriminates against the LGBT community.
A spokeswoman for the national prosecutor's office in the Dominican Republic said a second person has been arrested in the investigation into the shooting of former Red Sox star David Ortiz. There is no public indication the man is the suspected shooter. Spokeswoman Julieta Tejeda reported the arrest to a group of journalists via WhatsApp on Tuesday night but declined to provide further details.
Ava Martinez, the 8 year-old who impersonates Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., released another video on Tuesday in which she, among other things, mocks the freshman congresswoman's knowledge of socialism.
The U.S. women's 13-0 shellacking of Thailand to kick off their Women's World Cup title defense Tuesday inspired confidence, but also came under criticism from some who felt celebrating every goal showed poor sportsmanship.