Republican National Convention to be scaled back in Florida
Republican National Convention will be scaled back in Jacksonville, Florida.
"No way" to bring down virus cases without mask mandates, doctor says
One doctor in Georgia said it feels like Governor Kemp is "actively trying to kill people," Dr. Uché Blackstock said.
Lung radiation helps coronavirus pneumonia patients recover faster, study says
Low-dose radiation therapy to the lungs was shown to speed recovery in hospitalized COVID-19 patients with pneumonia, a new study found.
Chris Cuomo slams Trump for hawking Goya products during coronavirus pandemic
CNN anchor Chris Cuomo blasted President Donald Trump and his adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump for showing off Goya products as the United States coronavirus death toll passed 137,000.
FCC approves 988 as new 3-digit national suicide hotline
The FCC has approved 988 as the new three-digit suicide hotline, effective 2022.
Can a pregnant woman spread the coronavirus to her fetus?
Can a pregnant woman spread the coronavirus to her fetus?
U.S. Says Russian Hackers Are Trying To Steal COVID-19 Vaccine Research
The National Security Agency, as well as its counterparts in Britain and Canada, say they're seeing persistent attempts to hack into organizations working on a potential vaccine.
Ivanka Trump's Goya photo gets late-night hosts going
From ethics questions to fart noises, TV's late-night hosts have a field day with Ivanka Trump's Goya beans photo.
Boxer Travell Mazion killed in Texas car crash
Undefeated boxer Travell Mazion died Wednesday night in a car crash in Austin, Tex., according to TMZ Sports, just over one week before his 25th birthday. Known as “Black Magic,” Mazion (17-0) turned pro in 2013 and most recently won the vacant WBC-NABF super welterweight title with a 58-second first round knockout of Fernando Castaneda...
Miami hospitals hit 95% capacity because of coronavirus, mayor says
Miami hospitals have reached 95% capacity because of the growing Covid-19 pandemic, the city's mayor, Francis Suarez, told reporters Thursday at a news briefing.
Rob Kardashian is likely returning to 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians,' sister Khloe says
Rob Kardashian may be making a triumphant return to “Keeping Up With The Kardashians” for the next season.
Cops launch probe after black woman accuses Long Island neighbor of harassment
A black woman on Long Island claimed on Instagram her white neighbor has subjected her to years of threats and race-based harassment that included throwing feces onto her property — but cops say there is no evidence of “bias” or “criminality.” Jennifer McLeggan, a 39-year-old single mother in Valley Stream, detailed the alleged abuse she...
Potential Iron Age 'murder victim' discovered
While digging to start constructing a high-speed rail project in the U.K., archaeologists uncovered a skeleton that may be a "murder victim" from the Iron Age.
Most Americans believe gyms with become thing of the past after coronavirus
Three in five Americans believe gyms will become a thing of the past due to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to new research. A new survey of 2,000 Americans found going to a gym is becoming more and more obsolete due to the pandemic, with three in four saying it’s actually easier than ever to maintain...
Store buries roughly $1M in jewelry creating treasure hunt
A Michigan jewelry store has buried approximately one million worth of jewelry throughout the state as it closes due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Retail sales climb 7.5 percent in June with coronavirus spike looming
US retailers continued their swift recovery from the coronavirus crisis last month — but a recent surge in infections could sicken merchants once again. Retail and food service sales climbed 7.5 percent in June, to $524.3 billion, beating economists’ expectations for a 5 percent gain on the heels of May’s record 18.2 percent surge, the...
Inside the rare art of restoring mechanical antiques
Brittany Nicole Cox is one of the only antiquarian horologists in the world. She's basically a mechanic—a mechanic from the 17th century. Cox fixes old machines with watch or clock mechanisms inside them for a living. Often, these machines are missing parts that frequently no longer exist, so Cox fashions them herself. To visit her workshop is to see what the future looked like centuries ago, and while Cox's trade is laborious, time-consuming and incredibly intricate, she is preserving a magical part of humanity's past.
Wisconsin college distances itself from Pence campaign stop
A small Wisconsin liberal arts college hosting a campaign visit by Vice President Mike Pence has told Pence that he and everyone attending his speech inside a campus building must wear a mask and maintain a 6-foot distance between one another
A kangaroo found hopping around South Florida was safely captured by police
Fort Lauderdale police found a lone kangaroo hopping around the city's downtown area on Thursday morning. It's at the department's stables for now until it can be released to a licensed wildlife facility.
Nia Long feels ‘bad’ for Will Smith and Jada Pinkett-Smith
"It takes a lot of courage to do that."
Ex-Lakers trainer Gary Vitti sees a level playing field in the NBA's Orlando bubble
COVID-19 did not alter the NBA's competitive balance, says longtime Lakers trainer Gary Vitti on the Legends of Sport: Restarting the Clock podcast.
Zion Williamson leaves NBA bubble to deal with an 'urgent family matter'
The New Orleans Pelicans support the decision of rookie sensation Zion Williamson and hope he will return to the NBA campus in Orlando at some point.
Florida schools say they are ready but many parents and teachers are not
Education chiefs in Duval and St Johns Counties are getting buildings and plans ready to welcome tens of thousands of students to class, but with coronavirus cases soaring, parents and teachers are saying it's way too soon.
Barr warns of Chinese efforts to dominate industries, calls out Hollywood, tech giants for caving to pressure
Attorney General Bill Barr delivered a dire warning to the U.S. and the world on Thursday regarding what he said could be “the most important issue for our nation and the world in the 21st century”: the Chinese Communist Party’s global ambitions.
Trump reshuffles his campaign. If only he could reshuffle himself.
He can rearrange the chairs, but he won't undertake the real necessary changes.
There are signs Trump's base is leaving him on the coronavirus
As Covid-19 rages in America, voters are giving President Donald Trump record low numbers on his coronavirus performance.
Despite Supreme Court ruling, Trump administration rejects new DACA applications
With officials still rejecting new DACA applications, President Trump is defying a Supreme Court ruling, experts say.
Rwanda's Genocide Ended 26 Years Ago. Survivors Are Still Finding Mass Graves
Remains of thousands of people are still being recovered and laid to rest at a nearby genocide memorial after the 1994 mass slaughter.
Hospital ICU deaths from COVID-19 have dropped by a third, study says
Researchers reviewed data from thousands of adult COVID-19 patients in ICUs around the world and found that the death rate decreased from 60 percent in March to 40 percent in May, according to the study.
Alex Trebek gives update on cancer treatment, reveals 'Jeopardy!' will air old shows amid COVID-19 shutdown
Alex Trebek gave fans a health update while announcing a “Jeopardy!” first to fans.
Larry Hogan knocks Trump for leaving states to fend for themselves during coronavirus crisis
Hogan, a Republican, said it was "hopeless" to wait for Trump to take the lead in responding to the coronavirus pandemic.
‘Indian Matchmaking’ on Netflix: How to Follow the Cast on Instagram
And more importantly: are any of the couples from Indian Matchmaking still together?
Nick Cannon apologizes to Jewish community, keeps 'Masked Singer' hosting gig
Nick Cannon tweeted a lengthy apology to his "Jewish sisters and brothers" after a controversial interview on his podcast got him fired by ViacomCBS.
Bipartisan lawmakers push for White House cybersecurity director
Lawmakers from both parties want the White House to appoint a national cybersecurity director two years after the position was eliminated by the Trump administration, The Hill reported Thursday. The growing support came after an uptick in cyberattacks against everything from hospitals to research groups to federal agencies during the spread of the coronavirus pandemic,...
Colombian cartels killing anyone who doesn't obey coronavirus lockdown orders: report
Colombian cartels warned residents in nearly half the country's states that armed fighters would kill anyone who disobeyed coronavirus lockdown restrictions.
Kohl’s to require customers to wear masks at stores nationwide
Kohl’s has joined retail heavyweights like Walmart and Best Buy by requiring all customers at every store to wear masks beginning Monday to fight the spread of coronavirus. “As COVID-19 cases continue to rise, face covering mandates have grown to apply to approximately 70 percent of our store base — therefore we’ve made the decision...
Infiltrating the committee that controls your emojis
Jenny Lee was on a mission: to spice up her texts with some new food emojis. Little did she know she'd face a multinational consortium of internet power brokers like Facebook and Microsoft before she'd taste emoji success.​
Trump supporter’s libel case against MSNBC’s Joy Reid lives on
Court overturns dismissal, insists that the target of Reid's social media postings wasn't a public figure.
Family wants answers in death of paratrooper after island camping trip in North Carolina
Spc. Enrique Roman-Martinez was camping in May with fellow paratroopers on an island in North Carolina before his death.
Dutch city cuts ties with Polish twin over 'LGBT-free zone'
A city in the Netherlands has severed ties with its sister city in Poland after the latter declared itself an "LGBT-free zone."
Huawei security chief: We are not improperly accessing data
Huawei Chief Security Officer Andy Purdy says Huawei can prove it is not improperly accessing and sending data back to China. He says the new US sanctions "forced" the United Kingdom into its decision to ban Huawei.
House GOP resolution accuses Ilhan Omar of ‘anti-American’ remarks, ‘Marxist’ policies
A resolution introduced Thursday by House Republicans condemns allegedly “anti-American” statements by Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., after remarks in which she called for supporters to begin “dismantling the whole system of oppression.”
Dwyane Wade designs special Pride sneakers for daughter Zaya
The basketball great is one proud dad.
How Trump deals with that sinking feeling
Is there anybody left to fire?
‘The Hurt Locker’ Writer Mark Boal Sets Apple Thriller ‘Echo 3’
The 10-episode series tracks the mysterious disappearance of a brilliant scientist along the Colombia-Venezuela border.
In ‘A History of My Brief Body,’ Billy-Ray Belcourt triumphs over oppression through lyric essays
The Rhodes Scholar’s collection explores his queer and indigenous identity.
Trump hosting White House event to highlight deregulation efforts
President Trump will host an event Thursday at the White House to tout his administration’s efforts – a day after he announced sweeping rollbacks to the environmental review process for largescale infrastructure projects.
ISIS bride can return to UK to fight removal of British citizenship, judges rule
A woman who was stripped of her British citizenship after running away from London to marry an Islamic State fighter in Syria has now won the right to return to her former home to challenge the decision.