FBI open to settling claims by gymnasts abused by Nassar
The FBI has reached out to attorneys representing Olympic gold medalist Simone Biles and other women who say they were sexually assaulted by Larry Nassar to begin settlement talks in the $1 billion claim they brought against the federal government.
Careers hang on mail-in ballots for 2 House Democrats
(AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)NEW YORK New York Democrats Eliot Engel and Carolyn Maloney have cruised to reelection through most of their decades in Congress. Now, both must wait for mail-in ballots to be counted a process that begins Wednesday to learn whether they will serve an additional term. Voting in New York's primary election concluded June 23, but an unknown number of ballots have continued to trickle in by mail over the past week. With potentially as much as 50% of the vote being cast by mail this year because of the coronavirus, absentee ballots could decide the primary election. The most closely watched contest in New York is the one involving Engel, chairman of the House Foreign Affairs Committee.
McKayla Maroney Says She's Ready to Talk About Recent Tragedies as She Returns to Instagram
McKayla Maroney is ready to talk. "Missed u guys last few years a lots happened w the #MeToo movement, and losing my dad very unexpectedly," she wrote. In 2017, Maroney revealed she was sexually abused by former USA Gymnastics doctor Larry Nassar, who was accused of abusing dozens of other women. Then, in January 2019, Maroney revealed on Twitter that her father, Mike Maroney, had died. RELATED CONTENT:Olympian McKayla Maroney Mourns Death of Father Mike at Age 59Chrissy Teigen Offers to Pay $100K Fine if McKayla Maroney Breaks Her NDA Against Larry NassarOlympic Gymnast McKayla Maroney Alleges Sexual Abuse by Former Gymnastics Doctor Larry Nassar