/U.S./ Last Updated: Wed, Oct 4th, 2023 @ 11:45am EDT


'45 or more' kids in DC routinely steal from CVS, then 'stomp on' food and beverages as shelves remain empty

A group of roughly 45 kids routinely ransack a CVS in Washington, D.C., with many thieves taking the food and beverages and stomping on them, according to a Fox 5 report. 

"When you walk into this CVS, you'd think the store is closing because there's barely anything on the shelves," Fox 5 reporter Sierra Fox said of a CVS in the Columbia Heights neighborhood of D.C. "In fact, the only items in stock are the ones that are locked up. I did ask an employee what gets stolen the most, and they...


Dallas ISD educator missing, police say text messages may indicate foul play

A teacher’s assistant missing in Texas for a week is believed to be in danger as police say text messages received by a friend may indicate foul play was involved in her disappearance.

Jennifer Mendez Olascoaga, a 24-year-old teacher’s assistant with the Dallas Independent School District, has been missing since Sept. 27, the Seagoville Police Department said.

Family members said that her unexplained disappearance is not considered normal behavior.

"She always makes it home, she was very...


West Virginia man, woman arrested after teens found locked in shed

A West Virginia couple was arrested Tuesday after two children were allegedly found locked inside a shed in Sissonville, police said.

According to the Kanawha County Sheriff's Office, police received a 911 call just after 5:46 p.m. on Monday, Oct. 2, 2023, regarding the welfare of the children. Deputy H.K. Burdette responded to the 200 block of Cheyenne Lane in Sissonville, where she found the two sibling minors — a 16-year-old girl and a 14-year-old boy — "locked inside a barn." 



Morgan State University shooting suspect still at large after SWAT officers clear campus building

Authorities have not yet located a suspect or suspects responsible for a shooting at a homecoming week celebration at Morgan State University in Baltimore Tuesday that left five students wounded.

Baltimore Police Department Commissioner Rich Worley said SWAT officers responded to the school’s campus after a shooting around 9:25 p.m. left five people wounded. It prompted an hours-long lockdown of the school.

The SWAT officers searched a building where the suspected shooter was believed to...


Kate Middleton channels Taylor Swift with her signature move during royal outing

The Princess of Wales channeled her inner "Swiftie" during a royal outing. 

Princess Kate Middleton posed for photos with her hands formed in a heart shape, emulating Taylor Swift’s signature move while uplifting the Wales community, Tuesday.

"Incredible to see the contributions of the Windrush generation transcend to the present day and beyond. Young people are given a platform to be a voice of change and build friendships and community," the royal couple shared on their X, formerly...


Trump remains commanding frontrunner in crucial first primary state, but Haley keeps rising: poll

Former President Donald Trump retains his very formidable lead over his rivals for the 2024 GOP presidential nomination in the latest poll in the crucial early voting state of New Hampshire.

The Suffolk University survey for USA Today and the Boston Globe, however, is the second to show former South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley, who served as ambassador to the United Nations in the Trump administration, vaulting into second place, ahead of Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis.

According to the poll, Trump...


Pakistan announces big crackdown on its illegal migrants, including 1.7 million Afghans

Pakistan’s government announced a major crackdown Tuesday on migrants in the country illegally, saying it would expel them starting next month and raising alarm among foreigners without documentation who include an estimated 1.7 million Afghans.

The country’s caretaker Interior Minister Sarfraz Bugti said the crackdown was not aimed at Afghans and would apply to all nationalities, though the vast majority of migrants in the country are Afghans.

The campaign comes amid strained relations...


AOC proposal to raise taxes won't 'ever be enough' warns WSJ op-ed

New York City Democrats recently proposed raising taxes on the top earners in the state to combat budget cuts prompted by the ballooning costs of migrants flooding the city. However, a Wall Street Journal opinion piece warned this plan won't work, as high earners flee the state and legislators "run out of other people's money."

Last month, Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., joined 20 other New York legislators in calling for the "richest New Yorkers" to share more of the tax burden, by...


Maui wildfire cleanup could become one of America’s most complicated processes due to cultural sites

Cleanup of areas destroyed in the Maui wildfires could end up being one of the most complex to date, federal officials said, given the island's significant cultural sites, its rich history including a royal residence and possibly remains of people who died in the disaster.

The first stage of cleanup started in late August, with around 200 Environmental Protection Agency workers in white protective gear removing toxic household debris from Upper Kula and the town of Lahaina including gas...


Travis Kelce: NFL 'overdoing it a little bit' with Taylor Swift hype

There is nothing officially official with the Travis Kelce and Taylor Swift saga. The two seem to be enjoying each other’s company in the limelight as the NFL star was seen near her New York City place over the weekend, and the pop superstar showed up at MetLife Stadium.

As broadcasts continue to put the camera on the suite that Swift and her crew watch games from, even Kelce thinks the NFL is overdoing it a bit with the spotlight on her the entire time.



Austin's annual political festival hopes to draw conservatives despite its heavy liberal presence

One of the country's most prominent political conferences hopes to draw conservative attendees despite being Texas's progressive haven of Austin and a roster filled with some of the biggest names in the liberal media.

The Texas Tribune Festival is "designed to bring Texans closer to politics, policy and the day’s news from Texas and beyond," according to its organizers. The jam-packed, three-day event hosted by the nonprofit newspaper late last month featured prominent politicians, media...


Satanists condemn leader, demand he reaffirm trans rights after taking photo with anti-woke atheist

The Satanic Temple’s foremost spokesman has reportedly faced internal backlash after he posed for a photograph with an atheist activist who condemned "crazy woke sh--" among LGBTQ+ activism.

The Satanic Temple (TST) co-founder and spokesperson Lucien Greaves has a history as a provocateur against Christianity in public life, but now is reportedly facing uproar from members of his own religion. In June, Greaves had appeared in a photo with former American Atheists president David Silverman,...


Missouri-based professional ‘second mom’ reveals how to support kids during the college years

Sending your child off to college can be a tough time for parents — and students.

And one mom perceived a need — and filled it.

A Missouri-based mom founded a professional parenting company to serve college students living far from their families. Mindy Horwitz is the founder of mindyKNOWS and shared with Fox News Digital some of her best tips for helping guide a child through the ups and downs of college life. 



Pamela Anderson ditches makeup and embraces aging: ‘Chasing youth is just futile’

Pamela Anderson has been confined to a bombshell "Baywatch" identity for decades, but the actress is now choosing to strip away that persona.

For several months, Anderson has appeared on red carpets completely fresh-faced, devoid of any makeup. As a result, her beauty secrets have evolved.

"These days? Don't do anything," she explained of her current routine while attending Paris Fashion Week. "Wake up, whatever is happening is just happening. It's all about self acceptance. This is the...


Thai teenager suspected of killing 2 in mall shooting used a modified blank-firing handgun, police say

The teenage boy who allegedly shot two people dead and wounded five others inside a major shopping mall in the center of Thailand's capital used a blank-firing handgun that had been modified to fire real bullets, police said Wednesday.

The suspect was taken into custody less than an hour after the first gunshots Tuesday afternoon at the Siam Paragon Mall, one of Bangkok’s biggest and most upscale shopping destinations.

Video on social media showed a long-haired teenage boy in the custody...


Fox News AI Newsletter: Meta admits to using Facebook and Instagram posts to train its new AI bot

'FEED THE BEAST': Meta AI bot training on users' Facebook and Instagram posts. Continue reading…

AI REMAKING REAL ESTATE: AI helping real estate firms with analyzing properties, negotiations. Continue reading…

HANKS, BUT NO HANKS: Tom Hanks warns fans to "beware" of scam. Continue reading… 

CHINA THREAT: CIA official reveals AI concerns from Beijing. Continue reading…

‘TECHNICAL BREAKTHROUGHS’: AI will allow fighter pilot helmets to contain augmented reality in the...


Knox County officer dead after 'domestic situation' escalated into shootout with suspect

A Tennessee officer who was wounded after responding to a domestic situation Sunday evening has died, officials said.

The Knox County Sheriff’s Office released a statement on Tuesday revealing Officer Tucker Blakely died the day before from injuries he received on Sunday, Oct. 1, when he responded to a "domestic situation" at a home in the 2300 block of Denver Lane in West Knox County just after 11 p.m. Once on scene, officers encountered an "armed individual" and the situation escalated,...


Detroit-area mayor indicted by feds on bribery charge, who allege he took $50K in payments

Federal prosecutors have charged a Detroit-area mayor with bribery, alleging that he demanded and was provided $50,000 in cash payments to "facilitate the sale of property owned by the city to an outside party." 

Inkster Mayor Patrick Wimberly, 49, now risks facing up to 10 years in prison and a fine of $250,000 after being indicted Tuesday on a charge of bribery concerning programs receiving federal funds, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office for the Eastern District of Michigan. 



McConnell praises ousted Speaker McCarthy for 'thankless role' in House

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell spoke out in support of ousted House Speaker Kevin McCarthy on Tuesday, applauding his service in a "thankless role." 

McConnell, R-Ky., released the statement thanking McCarthy, R-Calif., for his short tenure following the successful rebellion of eight GOP lawmakers culminating in his removal as speaker.

"Speaker McCarthy has my sincere thanks for his service to our nation in what is often a thankless role," McConnell wrote. "The Speaker’s tenure...


Adams goes on Latin America tour to dissuade migrants from going to NYC, yet says ‘borders should remain open’

New York City Mayor Eric Adams on Wednesday will begin a four-day trip to Latin America where he is expected to personally try to dissuade migrants from making the journey to the Big Apple. 

At a press conference Tuesday, Adams said he would travel to Mexico, Colombia and Ecuador, as well as the Darién Gap – a treacherous terrain of jungle between Panama and Columbia where leaders who visited during the United Nations General Assembly last month told the New York City mayor that a "heavy...

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