2 Kids Vanished, and it Just Got Stranger. Now, a Grim Turn

Boise, ID (AP) — Relatives were suspicious and then police got involved after 7-year-old Joshua “JJ” Vallow and his 17-year-old sister Tylee Ryan hadn’t been seen in far too long. Soon strangers around the world were following the case, transfixed by the strange circumstances surrounding Lori Vallow Daybell and her new husband, Chad Daybell. The…

Feds Seek $225M Fine for Pair Who Made a Billion Robocalls

(AP) The U.S. communications regulator on Tuesday proposed a $225 million fine, its largest ever, against two health insurance telemarketers for spamming people with 1 billion robocalls using fake phone numbers. The Federal Communications Commission said two men in Texas, through their companies, made the calls that purported to sell products from major insurers but…

‘All eyes’ on New York: Reopening tests city torn by crises

NEW YORK (AP) — New York City gradually began reopening Monday in a turning point in the three-month-long coronavirus crisis and a test of the city’s discipline. Stores previously deemed nonessential were cleared to reopen for delivery and pickup, though customers cannot yet browse inside. Construction, manufacturing and wholesalers also received the go-ahead to resume…