Celebrities fined for using too much water amid drought in California
Severe droughts in California have led some counties to enact unprecedented water budgets. But a CBS Los Angeles investigation found that celebrities like Kourtney Kardashian and Sylvester Stallone are using as much as three times their allotted water budget. David Goldstein, the CBS Los Angeles reporter who led this investigation, joins Ben Tracy on CBS News to discuss.news.yahoo.com
Bodies of migrants who died in Texas trailer come to Mexico
People in the Mexican mountain town of San Marcos Atexquilapan (Ah-tex-ki-LAH-pahn) spent days preparing and collecting donations to cover the funeral costs of three teenage cousins who were among the 53 migrants who died inside a semitrailer in Texaswashingtonpost.com
Texas abortion provider Alan Braid will reopen clinics in Ill., N.M.
Choose your plan ArrowRight Alan Braid, who defied the Texas abortion ban last fall, selected locations most accessible to patients who can no longer access the procedure in their home states. AdvertisementSan Antonio, where Braid’s Texas clinic was based, is an 11-hour drive from Albuquerque and a 14-hour drive from Carbondale. Rather than close his doors in 2015, when new restrictions forced approximately half of all abortion clinics in Texas to shutter, Braid took out a loan and began building a $3 million state-of-the-art facility to comply with the laws. Local antiabortion activists say they’re thrilled Texas patients will no longer have easy access to Braid’s clinic. When the clinic closes its doors, she said, she’ll be “ecstatic.”“It’s hard to even describe how happy I’ll be,” she said.washingtonpost.com
A migrant survivor of the trailer: 'They couldn't breathe'
The advice of a friend to stay near the door of a semi-trailer may have saved Yenifer Yulisa Cardona Tomás from the deadly end that 53 other migrants met when the truck was abandoned last week on the outskirts of San Antonio. Cardona Tomás, a 20-year-old from Guatemala’s capital, said in a phone interview Monday from her hospital bed that it was already hot on June 27 when she stepped out of the warehouse on the Texas side of the Mexico border where she had been waiting and climbed into the back of the trailer. Remembering her friend's advice about staying near the door where it would be cooler, Cardona Tomás shared it with another friend she had made during the journey.news.yahoo.com
Feds Detail Frantic Texts Between Driver and Organizer of Doomed Migrant Truck
Anderson County Sheriff's OfficeA 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big-rig, the feds say.Christian Martinez, 28, was arrested Tuesday on a trafficking charge involving death that could land him life in prison or the death penalty after migrantnews.yahoo.com
Death toll rises to 50 in San Antonio migrant tractor-trailer tragedy
The number of migrants dead in a suspected smuggling operation rose to 50 Tuesday, the Mexican consulate reported, a day after dozens of bodies were found lifeless in the back of a sweltering tractor-trailer in San Antonio.washingtonpost.com
Texas Gov. Abbott lauded his state's efforts to 'secure the border.' Hours later, he blamed Biden after dozens of migrants were found dead in a semi-truck.
The bodies of least 48 people, who are believed to be undocumented migrants, were found inside an abandoned semi-truck near San Antonio on Monday.news.yahoo.com
The dream of the mid-2000s will be alive at ‘When We Were Young’ festival in Las Vegas
Grab your eyeliner and flat irons, because a music festival featuring the titans of mid-aught emo music are playing for one day only at the appropriately titled When We Were Young music festival in Las Vegas on Oct. 22.