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White House says National Guard headed to Capitol

The U.S. National Guard is on its way to the Capitol after nearly two hours of protests outside and inside the building that, among other things, disrupted a joint session of Congress aimed at counting Electoral College votes, The Associated Press reports. The White…
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FBG Duck, Chicago Rapper, Dead at 26 in a Fire Shooting

Chicago rapper FBG Duck was shot and killed in downtown Chicago on Tuesday (August 4), the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office has confirmed. Born Carlton Weekly, he was shot on the 100 block of East Oak Street and pronounced dead at 5:06 p.m. at Northwestern Memorial…
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Beirut explosion kills at least 100, injures thousands in Lebanon

A massive explosion rocked Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the city’s port, damaging buildings across the capital and sending a giant mushroom cloud into the sky. At least 100 people were killed and more than 4,000 injured, with bodies buried in the rubble…