THE LATEST ECONOMIC AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF PANDEMIC

COVID-19 cases are surging in several states. In some places, officials are urging people to stay home and enjoy July 4th celebrations,...

In Fourth Of July Remarks, Trump Attacks 'Radical Left'

IN FOURTH OF JULY REMARKS, TRUMP ATTACKS 'RADICAL LEFT'

At the "Salute to America" event, Trump referred to protesters calling for the removal of statues as an "angry mob" and likened the...

 
 
 
Trump Signs Small Business Loan Program Extension

TRUMP SIGNS SMALL BUSINESS LOAN PROGRAM EXTENSION

The Paycheck Protection Program, enacted to help small businesses dealing with the coronavirus pandemic, had expired Tuesday. With...

THE LATEST ECONOMIC AND HEALTH EFFECTS OF PANDEMIC

COVID-19 cases are surging in several states. In some places, officials are urging people to stay home and enjoy July 4th celebrations,...

 
 
 

AS U.K. BRINGS CORONAVIRUS INFECTION RATE DOWN, PUBS CAUTIOUSLY REOPEN

After months under lockdown, thousands of pubs in England opened on Saturday. Beer drinkers are calling it their own "Independence...

States Shatter Coronavirus Records As Officials Eye Holiday Weekend With Alarm

STATES SHATTER CORONAVIRUS RECORDS AS OFFICIALS EYE HOLIDAY WEEKEND WITH ALARM

Both Florida and South Carolina reported their highest-ever daily totals for new cases. But they're not alone: The caseload is spiking...

 
 
 
Experts Say Intel Should Have Reached Trump On Russian Bounty Program

EXPERTS SAY INTEL SHOULD HAVE REACHED TRUMP ON RUSSIAN BOUNTY PROGRAM

The president says no one told him about a suspected Russian bounty program. Reports say the information was available in a detailed...

Progressives Surge In Congressional Democratic Primaries

PROGRESSIVES SURGE IN CONGRESSIONAL DEMOCRATIC PRIMARIES

Activists say the pandemic and racial justice protests have contributed to a climate that is more favorable to progressive candidates...

 
 
 
2 People Injured After Vehicle Careens Into Protesters In Seattle

2 PEOPLE INJURED AFTER VEHICLE CAREENS INTO PROTESTERS IN SEATTLE

Police have the driver in custody but have not yet assigned a motive for the crash. Videos on social media depict the vehicle apparently...

COVID-19 PANDEMIC PUSHES MANY IN NEW YORK CITY TO SUBURBS

The real estate market is white hot in many suburbs outside New York City. The pandemic pushed many thinking about making the move...

 
 
 

BAR OWNERS SUE TEXAS GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT AFTER SECOND ROUND OF COVID-19 CLOSURES

Melissa Lynn Kelly owns a bar in Longview, Texas. Kelly and other bar owners are suing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott after he closed bars...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

NEW IDAHO LAWS TARGET TRANSGENDER RESIDENTS

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed...

 
 
 

PRESIDENT TRUMP DELIVERS SPEECH AT MOUNT RUSHMORE ON EVE OF INDEPENDENCE DAY

We take a look at President Trump's speech at Mount Rushmore, where he held an early Independence Day celebration amid protests and...

New Idaho Laws Target Transgender Residents

NEW IDAHO LAWS TARGET TRANSGENDER RESIDENTS

Transgender people in Idaho say two new state laws are aimed at making their lives much harder. One involves changing the sex listed...

 
 
 

DEMOCRATS GAIN INFLUENCE IN VIRGINIA LEGISLATURE

A whole host of new laws passed by Virginia's Democratic majority shows how much influence the state's GOP has lost after years of...

Why Some Young People Fear Social Isolation More Than COVID-19

WHY SOME YOUNG PEOPLE FEAR SOCIAL ISOLATION MORE THAN COVID-19

It's not that young adults aren't worried about the pandemic, psychologists say, but they are at far greater risk of dying by suicide....

 
 
 
Trump Flouts Virus Rules, Warns Of 'New Far-Left Fascism' In Speech Ahead Of July 4th

TRUMP FLOUTS VIRUS RULES, WARNS OF 'NEW FAR-LEFT FASCISM' IN SPEECH AHEAD OF JULY 4TH

In a speech given at Mount Rush

FBI REVEALS NEW DETAILS IN THE CASE OF MISSING FORT HOOD PFC. VANESSA GUILLEN

Fort Hood Pfc. Vanessa Guillen has disappeared in April. NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with attorney Natalie Khawam and Vanessa's sister...

 
 
 

ECONOMIST ON HOW STRONG JOBS REPORT AND NEW CORONAVIRUS OUTBREAKS AFFECT U.S. ECONOMY

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly talks with economist Douglas Holtz-Eakin about what the strong jobs report and rising coronavirus numbers might...

FBI Files Charges In Vanessa Guillen Case

FBI FILES CHARGES IN VANESSA GUILLEN CASE

Spc. Vanessa Guillen went missing in April. Now federal investigators say she was murdered, and buried near a river outside Austin....

 
 
 



Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

Christopher Columbus statue toppled in Baltimore, thrown into harbor

People tore down a statue of Christopher Columbus and threw it the Inner Harbor Saturday in Baltimore. Read more ...

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Neil Young ‘NOT ok' with Trump playing his music at Mount Rushmore event

Musician Neil Young is upset again with President Donald Trump for playing his music on Friday during the White House's Mount Rushmore event celebrating Independence Day. “This... Read more ...

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Stimulus money could pose dilemmas in nursing homes

Nursing home residents are among the Americans getting $1,200 checks as part of the U.S. government's plan to revive the economy. But with many long-term care facilities under... Read more ...

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Ron Rivera working on new nickname with Redskins owner

Washington Redskins head coach Ron Rivera said Saturday he has been working for more than a month with owner Dan Snyder on renaming the team, and he hopes a change can be made... Read more ...

'I am running for president of the United States': Kanye West says he's...

'I am running for president of the United States': Kanye West says he's joining presidential race, wins backing from Elon Musk

American rapper Kanye West, who had in the past been eviscerated by the Left over his vocal support for US President Donald Trump, has said he launched his own presidential... Read more ...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for...

What you need to know about COVID-19: US marks Fourth of July with pleas for people to skip parties

Without the right measures to stop the spread of the virus, health experts fear the holiday weekend could bring a wave of new infections that could overwhelm hospitals. Read more ...

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reports record number of coronavirus cases amid nationwide surge

Florida reported another record-breaking spike in coronavirus cases on Saturday, with 11,458 people confirmed to have been infected with the virus as cases surge nationwide... Read more ...

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Yankees' DJ LeMahieu and Luis Cessa test positive for coronavirus

Two Yankees have tested positive for coronavirus before coming to New York, manager Aaron Boone told reporters on Saturday. DJ LeMahieu, one of the Yankees' top hitters, and... Read more ...

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

Man Who Drove Into Black Lives Matter Protesters In Seattle Is Identified

The person who drove a car into a group of Black Lives Matter protesters in Seattle early Saturday morning and left two of them in critical condition has been identified. The... Read more ...

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Hot dog champs repeat as July 4 gluttony fest moves indoors

Joey Chestnut downed 75 wieners and buns in 10 minutes and Sudo downed 48 1/2 in the same span, setting world records for both the men's and women's events. Read more ...