Buckingham Palace announced today that Queen Elizabeth has passed away at 96. She had been placed under medical supervision due to concerns about her health. Her son, Prince Charles, was present with her at Balmoral Castle in Scotland, and the rest of the Royal Family is expected to arrive shortly.
CNN's 1st chief anchor, Bernard Shaw, has passed away at 82. The former Marine joined CNN in 1980 after working as a reporter with CBS and ABC News. Shaw was a pioneering Black journalist who was famous for his nerves of steel, reporting from Iraq during the Gulf War and covering protests in China's Tiananmen Square.
The cast of the upcoming season of Dancing With the Stars that will air on Disney+ was announced today. The cast includes stars like Selma Blair, Teresa Giudice, and Daniel Durant from the movie CODA.
The Federal Reserve Chair Jerome Powell reaffirmed the Fed's commitment to lower inflation by signaling that the Fed will continue to raise interest rates to bring inflation down.
Rivian and Mercedes have joined forces to build electric vans for the European market. The deal will help Mercedes reach its goal of selling only electric vehicles by 2025. Rivian and Mercedes will split an electric-van production facility somewhere in Europe near an existing Mercedes production plant. The deal is yet to be approved by regulators.
Threat intelligence company Cisco Talos linked the new hacking campaign targeting several U.S. and Canada-based energy companies to the North Korean-sponsored hacking group Lazarus. The group has been targeting U.S. energy providers since February this year and has tried to establish long-term access to the energy providers' systems. The group has also recently targeted blockchain and cryptocurrency organizations, stealing $100 million from Harmony and $625 million from Ronin Network.
Queen Elizabeth, Britain's longest reigning monarch, died today at age 96 at Balmoral Castle in Scotland.Go deeper →
Queen Elizabeth's son, Charles, immediately succeeded her title today after her passing, becoming King Charles. King Charles released a statement through the Royal Family's social media accounts mourning the passing of his mother, and said he will draw comfort from how beloved she was by those she ruled over in the country, the Realms and the Commonwealth.
Former advisor to Donald Trump, Steve Bannon, turned himself over to New York authorities today to face charges for his involvement in a scheme to embezzle funds raised for the campaign \"We Build the Wall.\" He was previously pardoned for his role in the scheme by Trump, but New York prosecutors have newly indicted Bannon, calling him the ringleader of the crowdfunding, fraudulent scheme.
The mayor of Washington D.C., Muriel Bowser, declared a public emergency over busloads of immigrants being sent by Texas and Arizona to the nation's capital.Go deeper →
After canceling the launch of the Space Launch System Rocket The launch on September 3rd due to a hydrogen leak in one of the rocket engines, NASA is now predicting a fourth launch attempt on September 23rd or 27th. The launch will send a spacecraft called Orion and science experiments out past the moon.
At a conference with Vox Media, Apple CEO Tim Cook hinted that Android or Google pixel users should probably just buy an iPhone because Apple is unlikely to adopt the cross-platform messaging platform championed by Google, RCS. Google has been pressuring Apple to adopt RCS so that non-Apple users can escape the dreaded green text bubble with an ad campaign, but it doesn't seem to be working.