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Six people injured after a boat explodes at Lake of the Ozarks

Six people, including three children, were injured when a boat exploded on the Lake of the Ozarks Tuesday, officials said. It happened early afternoon as the 26-foot boat was docked in the Osage Arm of the lake, the Missouri State Highway Patrol said. MSHP said there was a mechanical problem that caused a fuel-related fire.…MORE

Watch astronauts give the International Space Station a power boost

The International Space Station is about to get a powerful upgrade. On Wednesday morning, NASA astronaut Shane Kimbrough and European Space Agency astronaut Thomas Pesquet will conduct a spacewalk to begin the installation of new solar arrays. The panels will help provide a power boost to the space station. The walk is scheduled to begin…MORE

Exclusive: JPMorgan is calling for reforms to stop racial bias in housing

JPMorgan Chase is throwing its considerable weight behind efforts to root out racial bias in the appraisal of homes in America. As part of a new bank-wide commitment to fight housing inequality, JPMorgan is for the first time outlining specific legislation that can fight appraisal bias, backing the study of innovative ways to value homes…MORE

Investigators release preliminary report on plane crash that killed 7, including a Christian diet guru and ‘Tarzan’ actor

The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report into the May 29 plane crash that killed seven people, including Remnant Fellowship Church founder and Christian diet guru Gwen Shamblin Lara and her husband, “Tarzan: The Epic Adventures” actor William J. Lara. The plane crashed into Percy Priest Lake in Smyrna, Tennessee, after taking off…MORE

Moderates win the day in close vote over Southern Baptist presidency

Moderates win the day in close vote over Southern Baptist presidency

Alabama pastor Ed Litton will be the next president of the Southern Baptist Convention following a narrow election win Tuesday — a victory for the more moderate establishment against a conservative insurgency in an ongoing fight within the nation’s largest Protestant denomination. The vote comes as the SBC has been grappling with questions about racial…MORE

Federal court temporarily blocks Biden administration’s oil and gas lease pause

Federal court temporarily blocks Biden administration’s oil and gas lease pause

A federal court blocked, for now, the Biden administration’s pause on oil and gas leasing. The preliminary injunction issued Tuesday comes as a blow to one of the administration’s key actions to address climate change. The court sided with more than a dozen states that sued after President Joe Biden directed the administration to not…MORE