Elina Tarkazikis

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Michigan boy uses slingshot to save 8-year-old sister from kidnapping

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner is introduced prior to a WNBA preseason basketball game
Matt York / APSports

Brittney Griner plays first WNBA game since detainment in Russia

Buddy the Petit Basset Griffon Vendéen wins Best in Show at the Westminster Kennel Club Dog Show.
Getty Images for Westminster Kennel ClubScience and Health

This breed won the Westminster Dog Show for the first time in history

A woman rents a gun at the counter of a shooting range
LoneStar Handgun Shooting RangeU.S.

Woman accused of stealing submachine gun from Texas shooting range

Students wear clear backpacks
John McCall / South Florida Sun-Sentinel via APU.S.

South Florida schools will only permit clear backpacks, citing safety

Young girl sits by window with her arms crossed over her knees
ShutterstockScience and Health

Survey: What's worrying America's children?

Person bent over seat in airport waiting area

US may require airlines to compensate passengers for canceled flights

King Charles III and Queen Consort Camilla wave while wearing their crowns.
Frank Augstein / APEntertainment

King Charles, Queen Camilla officially crowned at coronation ceremony

Memphis police car

Man fires shots with AR-style rifle into Fox affiliate news station

Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy
Susan Walsh / APScience and Health

US surgeon general says loneliness is as deadly as smoking

A person places flowers at a memorial mural for George Floyd
John Minchillo / APU.S.

Ex-cop guilty of aiding and abetting manslaughter in George Floyd case

The Children’s Center of the Stanford Community preschool
Stanford UniversityU.S.

California preschool teacher arrested during naptime for murder

A parrot on a video call via a mobile device.
Matthew Modoono / Northeastern UniversityScience and Health

Parrots learn to video chat, end up forming friendships

The J.P. Morgan Chase logo
Kathy Willens / APBusiness

JPMorgan Chase taking over First Republic Bank after its collapse

Law enforcement officials work Sunday, April 30, 2023, in the neighborhood where a mass shooting occurred Friday night.
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Police say they have no leads in search for Texas shooting suspect

Milwaukee Bucks head coach Mike Budenholzer.
David Zalubowski / APSports

Bucks coach's brother died in car crash during playoff series vs. Heat

April Bancroft and Jacob Lewis at the Taylor Swift concert in Houston.
April BancroftU.S.

Taylor Swift fan killed by drunk driver after Houston concert

President Joe Biden at the NABTU conference in Washington
Andrew Harnik / APBusiness

Biden increases efforts to boost manufacturing and union jobs

President Joe Biden
Susan Walsh / APPolitics

Breaking down Biden's campaign strategy as he runs for reelection

A painting of Breonna Taylor is among the art pieces decorating the center of Jefferson Square Park
Piper Hudspeth Blackburn / APU.S.

Ex-officer who fatally shot Breonna Taylor hired elsewhere in Kentucky

Students aboard a school bus
Douglas County School District via KRDOU.S.

Bus driver faces 30 counts of child abuse for slamming brakes

Inmate photo of former officer Kim Potter
Minnesota Department of Corrections via APU.S.

Ex-cop Kim Potter, who killed Daunte Wright, released from prison

Pechanga Resort Casino in Temecula, California

NBA star Kawhi Leonard's sister sentenced to life in prison for murder

Bed Bath Beyond storefront
Paul Sakuma / APBusiness

Bed Bath & Beyond files for bankruptcy protection amid struggles

Detroit Lions defensive back C.J. Moore
Marcio Jose Sanchez / APSports

NFL suspends 5 players for violating gambling policy

A sign on a gas pump reads, "Sorry Out Of Service."
Elina Tarkazikis / Scripps NewsU.S.

Drivers on desperate search for gas in South Florida

Rep. George Santos, R-N.Y.
Stefan Jeremiah / APPolitics

Embattled Rep. George Santos names vaccine bill after Nicki Minaj

Evan Gershkovich stands in a glass box in a Russian court
Maxim Shipenkov / Shutterstock via Wall Street JournalPolitics

Russian court orders detained US reporter to stay in jail

Netflix logo
Matt Rourke / APEntertainment

Netflix tried to stream second-ever live event, and it was a disaster

Michael B. Jordan and Jennifer Coolidge on covers of TIME100.

Michael B. Jordan, Jennifer Coolidge grace TIME100 list