Organizer of Saturday rally looks to rewrite Jan. 6 history

WASHINGTON – The architect of a Washington protest planned for Saturday that aims to rewrite history about the violent January assault on the U.S. Capitol is hardly a household name. Matt Braynard worked as an analyst for the Republican Party, crunched data for a small election firm and later started a consulting business that attracted … Read more

Abimael Guzmán: Maoist guerrilla leader, 1934-2021

Abimael Guzmán updates Sign up to myFT Daily Digest to be the first to know about Abimael Guzmán news. It was a chance encounter with Abimael Guzmán’s brother-in-law in 1986 that first stoked my interest in the bespectacled philosophy lecturer and leader of Peru’s infamous Maoist guerrilla movement, Shining Path. Nico La Torre, a Stockholm-based … Read more

Judge rules in fatal love triangle life insurance dispute

DOVER, Delaware — The ex-husband of a woman who was slain in a murder-suicide in Pennsylvania stemming from a love triangle must relinquish proceeds he received from her individual life insurance policies, a Delaware judge ruled Thursday. But Vice Chancellor Sam Glasscock III also ruled that Meredith Sullivan’s ex-husband, Luke Chapman, is entitled to keep … Read more

FDA panel is first key test for President Biden’s coronavirus vaccine booster plan

WASHINGTON — The Biden administration’s embattled plan to dispense COVID-19 booster shots to most Americans faced its first major hurdle Friday as a government advisory panel met to decide whether to endorse extra doses of the Pfizer vaccine. Scientists inside and outside the government have been divided in recent days over the need for boosters … Read more

Houston rapper Scarface undergoes kidney transplant thanks to his son

Nearly one year since searching for a kidney donor on Twitter, Houston rapper Scarface is now recovering from the life-saving operation after receiving a kidney from his son. In October 2020, Scarface took to Twitter in search of a potential kidney donor after suffering irreparable damage to his kidneys since contracting COVID-19 in March 2020. … Read more

Kyle Rittenhouse update: Kenosha, Wisconsin judge on evidence ahead of November trial in shooting case

KENOSHA, Wis. (WLS) — The Kyle Rittenhouse case returns to court Friday as a Kenosha judge holds a key hearing. The Antioch teenager is accused of killing two men and wounding a third during a protest following the shooting of Jacob Blake in Kenosha last year. The Kenosha County judge denied the prosecution’s effort to … Read more

Meet the woman who brought Ballet Folklorico to Round Rock

AUSTIN (KXAN) — It’s a form of storytelling passed on from generation to generation through dance, colorful outfits and undeniable rhythm. “I’m a firm believer when you dance folklorico Mexican folk dancing, you’re actually dancing and spreading the word from so many countries,” said Yolanda Sanchez, who started Round Rock Ballet Folklorico in 1988. LEARN … Read more