Virus deaths hit new high in Texas as governor…

Texas is reporting a single-day record of 110 new deaths related to the coronavirus

St. Louis Gun-Toting Case Gets Very Political

Looks like the St. Louis couple who pointed guns at protesters have two high-profile defenders: a governor and a president, the Washington Post reports. Missouri Gov. Mike Parson offered a whole-hearted defense Tuesday of Mark and Patricia McCloskey and said President Trump was also "getting involved" in their case. Declaring...

2020 records 10th billion-dollar weather event

For the sixth consecutive year, there have been at least 10 weather events in the United States that exceeded $10 billion in damage.

Ex-officer in Hawaii sentenced for making man…

A former Honolulu police officer has been sentenced to four years in prison for forcing a homeless man to lick a public urinal

Nation's Biggest Retailers Are Making Masks…

With coronavirus cases rising in dozens of states, America's two biggest retailers have made masks mandatory for shoppers nationwide. Walmart announced Wednesday that face masks will be required at all Walmart and Sam's Clubs locations as of Monday, the Washington Post reports. The company said around two-thirds of its stores...

Jenny Slate’s latest movie project began when s…

Jenny Slate’s latest movie project began when she blew a kiss to a stranger

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Hogan announces $501M unemployment insurance…

Maryland Gov. Larry Hogan has announced the state uncovered a massive fraud case involving unemployment insurance adding up to more than $501 million

Tiger Woods Gives His Take on Black Lives Matter

Tiger Woods smells change in the air, and calls it "fantastic." The legendary golfer gave his take on the Black Lives Matter movement as he returned to public-tour golfing at the Memorial Tournament in Dublin, Ohio, CNN reports. "I think change is fantastic," he told reporters on Tuesday. "As long...

Marble-sized hailstones damage cars and properties

A supercell thunderstorm on July 11 brought marble-sized hailstones to Siloam Springs, Arkansas, damaging cars, roofs of buildings and properties.

Biden, Gates, other Twitter accounts hacked in…

Unidentified hackers broke into the Twitter accounts of technology moguls, politicians, celebrities and major companies Wednesday in an apparent Bitcoin scam

Lawyers: Federal Inmate Is Mentally Unfit for…

A Washington, DC judge has halted plans to execute a second federal inmate in two days. Wesley Ira Purkey, 68, was scheduled to be executed at 4pm Wednesday for the 1998 kidnapping, rape, and murder of 16-year-old Jennifer Long. US District Judge Tanya Chutkan issued an injunction Wednesday morning blocking...

Houston schools will start school year on-line

Houston’s public schools will delay the start of the school until Sept. 8, and continue online-only classes for at least the first six weeks of the school year because of COVID-19. This will keep students and staff home during that time. (July 15)

Alaska city relocates Russian colonist statue to…

An Alaska city will relocate a statue of a Russian colonist accused of enslaving Alaska Natives while the area was under Russian control two centuries ago

87 Arrested After Swarming Ky. AG's Home

Nearly 90 people were arrested Tuesday evening outside a home co-owned by the Kentucky attorney general after holding what organizers deemed a "call to action seeking justice" for Breonna Taylor . WDRB reports that protesters with the social justice group Until Freedom converged at around 4:30pm upon the lawn of...

Man narrowly escapes approaching floodwaters in…

This man in Madenli, Turkey, escaped just seconds before floodwaters rushed downhill on July 14. The flooding caused two fatalities and injured 10 people.

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UConn student waives hearing, pleads not guilty…

A 23-year-old University of Connecticut student who is accused of killing two men and committing numerous other crimes while leading authorities on a six-day search in May has pleaded not guilty  to murder and other charges

Patient Waiting for COVID-19 Test Dies in Line

A 71-year-old nursing home patient died while waiting in line at a drive-thru coronavirus test center in Utah on Sunday. A caretaker and driver from Mountain View Health Services in Ogden had taken the man to the North Ogden Clinic testing site, operated by Intermountain Healthcare, which gave the wait...

Protesters arrested outside Kentucky AG's home

Police say they arrested 87 demonstrators Tuesday who gathered at the home of Kentucky's Attorney General Daniel Cameron to demand justice for Breonna Taylor. (July 15)

Coronavirus data is funneled away from CDC…

Hospital data related to the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S. will now be collected by a private technology firm, rather than the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

CDC Chief: Here's How We 'Drive Epidemic to the…

The CDC director says the US could get the coronavirus under control within weeks if we took just one step: mask up. "If we could get everybody to wear a mask right now, I think in four, six, eight weeks we could bring this epidemic under control," Robert Redfield said,...

NASCAR ready for all-star night race

A midsummer night NASCAR event has racing fans revved up. Accuweather's Dexter Henry takes a look at the impact of night racing during summer months.

Mail could be delayed as new postal boss pushes…

Mail deliveries could be delayed by a day or more under cost-cutting efforts being imposed by the new postmaster general

Naya Rivera's Autopsy Results Released

Glee star Naya Rivera died by accidental drowning, according to autopsy results released Tuesday, CNN reports. "There is no indication from the investigation or examination that drugs or alcohol played a role in the decedent’s death, but specimens will be submitted for toxicology testing," the Ventura County Medical Examiner's Office...

Los Angeles County sees sharp rise in virus cases

Los Angeles County officials discussed the latest data on the impact of a coronavirus surge Wednesday, as sharp increases were reported in the number of confirmed cases and in people hospitalized who suffer from the virus. (July 15)

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Man injured while torching police car outside…

A young man set a police car on fire outside the Supreme Court Wednesday, suffering serious burns in the process

Former VA Staffer Killed 7 Vets With Insulin

A former nursing assistant at a VA hospital in West Virginia has pleaded guilty to murdering seven elderly veterans and attempting to kill an eighth. The vets were given insulin injections that led to fatal blood sugar crashes ; the victims were largely either not diabetic, or not in need of...

Powerful storm knocks out power and floods streets

Roads in Wakefield, Rhode Island, were inundated by floodwaters on July 14 after a fast-moving storm bought heavy downpours in the area.