ONE DEAD AFTER VIOLENCE ROCKS MINNEAPOLIS FOR A SECOND NIGHT

MINNEAPOLIS - A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a...

VANISHING JOBS FOR THE YOUNG COULD CREATE A ‘LOCK-DOWN GENERATION'

GENEVA - Bashar Ali Naim used to work in a perfume and accessories store in Baghdad, earning $480 per week on average. About three...

 
 
 

LAKE OF THE OZARKS BUSINESS OWNER DEFENDS CROWDED POOL PARTIES OVER MEMORIAL DAY WEEKEND

O'FALLON, Mo. - The owner of a business that hosted crowded pool parties over the Memorial Day weekend at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks...

SEN. GRAHAM CALLS FORMER DEPUTY AG ROSENSTEIN AS FIRST WITNESS IN RUSSIA INQUIRY

WASHINGTON - Former Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify next week at a Senate committee hearing on the Justice Department's...

 
 
 

UP TO 80% OF COVID-19 INFECTIONS ARE ASYMPTOMATIC, A NEW CASE REPORT SAYS

In one cruise-ship coronavirus outbreak, more than 80% of people who tested positive for COVID-19 did not show any symptoms of the...

SECRETARY OF STATE POMPEO SAYS HONG KONG IS NO LONGER AUTONOMOUS FROM CHINA

WASHINGTON - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has notified Congress that the Trump administration no longer regards Hong Kong as autonomous...

 
 
 

SPACEX'S FIRST CREWED LAUNCH WAS SCRUBBED. HERE'S THE NEXT POSSIBLE LAUNCH WINDOW

The launch of a SpaceX rocket ship with two NASA astronauts on a history-making flight into orbit has been called off with 16 minutes...

MINNEAPOLIS MAYOR SAYS POLICE OFFICER WHO KNEELED ON GEORGE FLOYD BEFORE HIS DEATH SHOULD BE CHARGED

The mayor of Minneapolis called Wednesday for criminal charges to be filed against the white police officer seen on video kneeling...

 
 
 

TRUMP IS OFFERING TO MEDIATE IN THE INDIA-CHINA BORDER DISPUTE. HERE'S WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT THE ESCALATING TENSIONS

As precursors to possible nuclear war go, fistfights and stone throwing aren't exactly the first things that come to mind. But along...

‘NOT PRIESTS, NOR CROSSES, NOR BELLS.' THE TRAGIC HISTORY OF HOW PANDEMICS HAVE DISRUPTED MOURNING

On a recent Monday in a New Jersey cemetery, social worker Jane Blumenstein held a laptop with the screen facing a gravesite. A funeral...

 
 
 

ANTIBODY TESTS WERE HAILED AS A WAY TO END LOCKDOWNS. THEY'RE CAUSING CONFUSION INSTEAD

Aspen was an early COVID-19 hot spot in Colorado, with a cluster of cases in March linked to tourists visiting for its world-famous...

TROPICAL STORM BERTHA HITS SOUTH CAROLINA COAST BEFORE OFFICIAL START OF ATLANTIC HURRICANE SEASON

Tropical Storm Bertha made landfall on South Carolina's coast Wednesday morning shortly after it formed, becoming the second named...

 
 
 
‘Knowing My Brother Is to Love My Brother.' Family and Friends Mourn Minneapolis Police Killing Victim George Floyd

‘KNOWING MY BROTHER IS TO LOVE MY BROTHER.' FAMILY AND FRIENDS MOURN MINNEAPOLIS POLICE KILLING VICTIM GEORGE FLOYD

The image of a police officer's knee weighing down on George Floyd's neck gives Luz Maria Gonzalez nightmares. Just a few months ago,...

Minneapolis Police Fire Tear Gas, Rubber Bullets at Crowds Protesting George Floyd Killing

MINNEAPOLIS POLICE FIRE TEAR GAS, RUBBER BULLETS AT CROWDS PROTESTING GEORGE FLOYD KILLING

Minneapolis police fired tear gas and rubber bullets at people protesting the death of George Floyd, a black man who died in police...

 
 
 

‘WE WILL STRONGLY REGULATE, OR CLOSE THEM DOWN.' TRUMP THREATENS TO SHUTTER SOCIAL MEDIA PLATFORMS AFTER TWITTER FACT-CHECKS HIM

President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened social media companies with new regulations or even shuttering a day after Twitter added...

FLORIDA, GEORGIA GOVERNORS OFFER THEIR STATES AS BACKUP RNC HOST AMID NORTH CAROLINA'S COVID-19 CONCERNS

Two GOP governors are offering up their states to host the Republican National Convention , a day after President Donald Trump threatened...

 
 
 

THE CORONAVIRUS KILLED THE HANDSHAKE AND THE HUG. WHAT WILL REPLACE THEM?

Dr. Mark Sklansky has always hated shaking hands. He can think of about a dozen better ways to greet patients than the icky exchange....

THE HUNT TO UNDERSTAND COVID-19'S CONNECTION TO KAWASAKI DISEASE

Dr. Jane C. Burns has studied Kawasaki disease for four decades. It took only four months for COVID-19 to turn her life's work upside...

 
 
 

HBO MAX HAS A LOT OF CLASSIC CONTENT. HERE ARE THE SHOWS AND MOVIES TO WATCH FIRST

On May 27, WarnerMedia enters the streaming wars with HBO Max. The streaming platform boasts 10,000 hours of content, including a slate...

WHICH HBO MAX ORIGINALS TO WATCH-AND WHICH TO SKIP

When HBO Max launches on May 27, those who rush to subscribe will likely do so for access to WarnerMedia's enormous catalog. The service...

 
 
 



Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

Violence again rocks Minneapolis after man's death; 1 killed

A man was shot to death as violent protests over the death of a black man in police custody rocked Minneapolis for a second straight night Wednesday, with protesters looting... Read more ...

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

Historic SpaceX astronaut launch scrubbed

SpaceX and NASA have scrubbed Wednesday's attempt at launching astronauts from American soil for the first time since 2011. Read more ...

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Poll shows half of Americans would get a COVID-19 vaccine

Only about half of Americans say they would get a COVID-19 vaccine if the scientists working to create one succeed, a new poll finds. Read more ...

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

3-year-old honored for saving neighbor's life

The Hampton Police Department's lifesaving award is usually given to an officer for heroic actions in the line of duty, but Wednesday, it was given to a 3-year-old boy. Read more ...

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

LeBron James joins chorus of athletes speaking out about killing of George Floyd

NBA superstar LeBron James has joined the chorus of notable high-profile athletes who have voiced their outrage over the death of George Floyd. Read more ...

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

NASA chief ‘all in' for Tom Cruise to film on International Space Station

The International Space Station could become the set of Tom Cruise's next high-flying flick. Read more ...

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Disney proposes mid-July reopening of theme parks

Walt Disney World officials proposed a plan on Wednesday that would allow it to begin reopening theme parks on July 11. Read more ...

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Protesters rally in support of George Floyd in Sacramento

Dozens of people protested in Sacramento Wednesday night against the death of a black man in Minneapolis police custody. Read more ...

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

Passenger walks away from almost $139K after being questioned at Boston airport

The man originally claimed it was just $1,500, state police said. Read more ...

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Black Lives Matter protestors march through downtown L.A., block 101 Fwy

Protestors took to the streets of downtown Los Angeles Wednesday in a demonstration in the name of George Floyd, a black man who died after being pinned beneath a Minneapolis... Read more ...