Parents Say Fiancé Brian Laundrie’s ‘Silence Is Reprehensible’; Police In Utah Confirm Responding To Incident Involving Couple – CBS New York

BLUE POINT, N.Y. (CBSNewYork) — There are new developments in the search for missing Long Island native Gabby Petito. Her parents have issued another urgent plea calling on her fiancé, Brian Laundrie, to speak with investigators about her disappearance, including where he last saw her. READ MORE: DoorDash Sues New York City Over Rights To … Read more

Opinion: Biden is priming the pump for Trump Part Deux

For many, Biden was elected for one thing and one thing only: to walk our nation — our democracy — back from the cliff edge where former President Donald Trump and his cronies had led it, and where below waited fascism, demagoguery and totalitarianism. Simply put, Biden’s mandate was to ensure that Trump would never, … Read more

Newborn Baby’s Name Honors Dad Killed in Afghanistan Withdrawal – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

A baby girl born to a widow of the recent Afghanistan bombings bears the name of her late father. The family of fallen Marine Lance Cpl. Rylee McCollum announced that his daughter was born on Sept. 13, just weeks after McCollum was killed. McCollum, 20, died alongside 12 other U.S. service members outside Kabul’s airport during an … Read more

White Sox lose 3-2 as they hunt for home-field advantage

The White Sox are likely going to clinch first place in the AL Central and a trip to the playoffs soon, perhaps this weekend when they play the Rangers in Texas. They’ll be able to take a deep breath after officially finishing on top of the division for the first time since 2008, but the … Read more

Forest Service plan to extend forest maintenance program is put on hold – Cronkite News

The Four Forest Restoration Initiative, or 4FRI, aims to protect Apache-Sitgreaves, Kaibab, Coconino and Tonto national forests, in part by thinning the trees there to reduce the risk of wildfire. The Forest Service has dropped plans, for now, to award a 20-year contract for 4FRI. (Photo by Four Forest Restoration Initiative/U.S. Forest Service) WASHINGTON – … Read more

Phillies Blow 2 Saves But Rally For 6-5 Win Over Cubs – CBS Philly

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew Knapp scored on a passed ball in the ninth inning to bolster the Philadelphia Phillies’ tenuous playoff push with a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday night. The Phillies bullpen blew it in the late innings. Robinson Chirinos hit a two-run homer off Jose Alvarado that tied it 4-all … Read more

Barbie introduces 2 new dolls in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. (KRON) — On the first day of Hispanic Heritage Month, Barbie announced the creation of two unique dolls. Barbie introduced two, new one-of-a-kind “role model” dolls: Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez. “Through their legendary careers and bravery in self-expression, Celia Cruz and Julia Alvarez continue to inspire generations of young Latinos to … Read more

SpaceX makes history with launch of first all-civilian crew

On Wednesday night, SpaceX made history by launching the first all-civilian crew into space. Just before 8:03 p.m. ET, Inspiration4 successfully blasted off from Florida’s Space Coast.There was beautiful clear weather for the history-making event.Unlike the recent billionaire flights of Jeff Bezos and Richard Branson that went into sub-orbit for a few minutes, Inspiration4 is … Read more