Former North Carolina GOP Sen. Deanna Ballard announces candidacy for lieutenant governor Bizarre 'facekinis' fashion craze hits China beaches amid record heat Russian aircraft damages US drone flying over Syria Braves acquire relievers Pierce Johnson, Taylor Hearn to bolster injury-plagued bullpen Putin signs ban on transgender surgery into law NFL MVP Cam Newton performs lewd gesture as he zings heckling fans at football camp Bill Bennett: Supreme Court has 'last say' in interpreting the Constitution, not Biden Language regarding Maine's obligation to Native American tribes may be added back to state's constitution Chicago police officer sustains non-life-threatening injury after getting shot in hand ESPN's Shaka Hislop to 'seek best medical opinion' after scary on-air collapse Nike NFL athletes give stunning Colin Kaepernick endorsement in new ad: 'He got another good six years left' China ousts foreign minister who has been missing for a month Country music star Walker Hayes shares journey from 'alcoholic atheist' to life of faith and sobriety Maine poised to launch offshore wind program to meet clean energy goals, produce power for around 900K homes Florida A&M AD says football team allowed to use facilities despite ongoing investigation about rap video Dolphins' Tyreek Hill resolves dispute with man he was accused of assaulting at marina University of Michigan's president condemns antisemitic vandalism at 2 off-campus fraternity houses Netanyahu offers to negotiate judicial reforms through November, issues 'call for peace and mutual respect' California state superintendent called out for 'dangerous and extreme' gender policy: 'Perversion of children'