It's been a busy day in the news, with a variety of stories ranging from the lighthearted to the serious. Here's a rundown of the day's headlines.
Dwayne 'The Rock' Johnson Finally Says He's Not Running for President, The Rise of #BookTok, and Other Top Stories
- Dwayne Johnson has said he is not running for president.
- The #BookTok social media trend is helping to sell books.
- A pink diamond has sold for around $60 million.
- NYU students have flunked a professor.
- Kanye West's Instagram account has been restricted and he has returned to Twitter.
- Anna Sorokin has been released from jail.
- A superyacht linked to a Russian billionaire has mysteriously appeared in Hong Kong.
- Hear Warnock react to allegations against his opponent.
- The NFL and players union have agreed to an updated concussion protocol.
- DeSantis' migrant flights to Martha's Vineyard were outside the scope of Florida transport program guidelines, state documents show.
- Rivian is recalling 12,000 vehicles for a loose bolt.
- Analysis: Why the failures of Russia's top brass are now fair game.
- Beyoncé denies claim she misused 'I'm Too Sexy' sample.
- Russia's war in Ukraine.
- USWNT defeated by England in front of record Wembley crowd under shadow of Yates report.
- Herschel Walker accuser tells New York Times he asked her to have second abortion.
- Suspect in deadly Vegas Strip stabbings appears in court.
- The simple reason why Trader Joe's doesn't deliver.
- The Italian onions so delicious you can eat them raw.
- Oklahoma City Zoo welcomes its first lion cubs born in 15 years.
- Opinion: What 'fancy a pint?' really means.
- 'Prince of Darkness' Ozzy Osbourne launches line of cosmetics.
- Low-price grocers like Aldi are winning as consumers trade down.
- Opinion: The most important thing to look for when you vote.
- 'Bling Empire' is still shining in its third season.
- Putin faces more grim choices after blast hits his prized Crimea bridge.
- Warnock says Walker 'has trouble with the truth' but does not comment on abortion allegations.
- Exxon illegally fired two scientists suspected of leaking information to WSJ, Labor Department says.
- US Postal Service proposes new prices 'to offset' inflation.
The rise of #BookTok: How this social media trend helps to sell books
With more than 80 billion views to date, TikTok's #BookTok trend is not only creating social media influence, but also boasting book sales in physical stores. Here is how this social media community is revitalizing the publishing industry.
DeSantis' migrant flights to Martha's Vineyard were outside the scope of Florida transport program guidelines, state documents show
A pair of flights carrying migrants from Texas to Martha's Vineyard last month, orchestrated by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, far exceeded the original scope of the state's plan to transport undocumented individuals, according to records obtained by CNN.
Rivian recalling 12,000 vehicles for loose bolt
Rivian, the Irvine, California-based electric vehicle company, is recalling nearly all the vehicles it has produced to tighten a loose fastener in the vehicles' front suspension. The recall involves 12,212 electric pickups, vans and SUVs, according to paperwo…
Herschel Walker accuser tells New York Times he asked her to have second abortion
The woman who said Georgia Senate hopeful Herschel Walker paid for her 2009 abortion, setting off a controversy that has rocked his campaign, told The New York Times that the Republican nominee asked her to terminate a second pregnancy two years later.
Opinion: What 'fancy a pint?' really means
With soaring energy, food and supply chain costs, the future of that great British institution -- the pub -- looks bleak. But as Pete Brown argues, the British love affair with the pub goes beyond economics: "The pub is a defining pillar of British identity."
Opinion: The most important thing to look for when you vote
We do not expect citizens to reject partisanship in the upcoming midterm elections -- indeed the authors of this commentary differ politically with each other, write Jeremi Suri and William Inboden, who argue that four leadership traits shown by 20th century …
Warnock says Walker 'has trouble with the truth' but does not comment on abortion allegations
Democratic Sen. Raphael Warnock of Georgia said Saturday that his Republican rival Herschel Walker "has trouble with the truth" but did not directly address the recent allegation that Walker once paid for a woman to have an abortion.