National

  • Updated

(The Ceneter Square) – The U.S. added 379,000 jobs in February, more than economists predicted, as new cases of COVID-19 continued to drop, providing hope for an economic turnaround.

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – Florida’s proposed "Combating Public Disorder Act" is one step away from House approval and transfer to the Senate, where the controversial “anti-mob” bill is likely to be adopted and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis before the 2021 legislative session adjourns in May.

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – A Corpus Christi, Texas-based nurse is challenging the dismissal of her case by the National Labor Relations Board's Acting General Counsel, Peter Ohr, who she alleges lacks the legal authority to do so.

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – Nursing homes in the U.S. are seeing the lowest number of new COVID cases since the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS) began tracking the data in May 2020,according to a new report from the American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL).

Bedrock Bee can only watch as the garden he helped plant at the epicenter of Richmond’s racial justice movement last year fades. • An 8-foot-tall fence stands between him and the land, informally renamed Marcus-David Peters Circle for a Black high school teacher fatally shot, while in a mental health crisis, by a Richmond police officer. • The state erected the barrier a month ago last week in the name of progress toward racial justice, preparing for the removal of the last Confederate statue standing on Monument Avenue. In the process, it shut Bee out of a space Black and brown people had reclaimed for healing.

A rally Wednesday evening on the east lawn of the Randolph County Courthouse in recognition of International Overdose Awareness Day attracted more than 200 people offering support for addicts and praying for life solutions.

The 29th annual Aloha International Steel Guitar Club convention commenced Thursday morning downtown Winchester with a brief address by Mayor Shon Byrum, a group hula dance and an emotional tribute to longtime member Leonard T. "Trouble" Zinn.

Latest News

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – U.S. Rep. Henry Cuellar, D-Texas, whose district extends from the Rio Grande along the Mexican border to the San Antonio suburbs, is sounding the alarm about a potential border crisis in Texas.

Dr. William Schaffner, professor at Vanderbilt University Medical Center, says that the Detroit Mayor Mike Duggan needs to speak with his health commissioner about the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine. Dr. Schaffner tells CNN's Jim Sciutto that all 3 approved vaccines are "in the sa…

George Floyd's brother, Philonise Floyd, speaks out ahead of the murder trial for former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin, who was seen on video kneeling on Floyd's neck. Chauvin's defense is expected to argue that Floyd's death was the result of his struggle with police, the drugs i…

Historians Eric Foner and Michael Burlingame explain why the Emancipation Proclamation may be the most misunderstood important document in American history. For more, watch "Lincoln: Divided We Stand" Sundays at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Ahead of Pope Francis' historic visit to Iraq, CNN's Ben Wedeman visits Baghdad's Our Lady of Salvation Church, the site of the worst single massacre of Iraqi Christians ever. On October 31 2010, terrorists from the Islamic State in Iraq burst in and a four-hour siege ensued, after which 58 …

  • Updated

Stacker explores the history of drought in the United States. You'll learn about the worst droughts dating from medieval times to the present, what caused them, what effect they had, and which regions suffered the most.

CNN's John Avlon takes a look at the history of the Emancipation Memorial of former President Abraham Lincoln and why Washington, DC delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton has re-introduced a bill to have it removed from Lincoln Park near the US Capitol.

Amy Coney Barrett has served as an associate justice on the Supreme Court since 2020. Here's where she stands on the law, her faith, and Roe v. Wade.

CNN's Don Lemon reacts to GOP lawmakers' outrage over President Joe Biden's comments after he criticized states such as Texas and Mississippi for lifting Covid-19 restrictions, accusing those in power of "Neanderthal thinking."

Charlotte Bennett, a former aide who has accused Governor Andrew Cuomo of sexual harassment, spoke to CBS host Norah O'Donnell about her allegations. In his initial response to Bennett's story in the New York Times last week, Cuomo said he believed he had been acting as a mentor and had "nev…

The top State Department diplomatic security official in Afghanistan was removed from his role for declaring the "death of America" and making racist comments about Kamala Harris in a post on his Facebook page when President Donald Trump lost November's presidential election, according to fo…

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – Florida’s proposed "Combating Public Disorder Act" is one step away from House approval and transfer to the Senate, where the controversial “anti-mob” bill is likely to be adopted and signed into law by Gov. Ron DeSantis before the 2021 legislative session adjourns in May.

OPEC and allied producers agreed to extend production cuts through the month of April, choosing to limit supply until the global economic recovery is more firmly established. CNN's John Defterios reports.

  • Updated

(The Center Square) – A Corpus Christi, Texas-based nurse is challenging the dismissal of her case by the National Labor Relations Board's Acting General Counsel, Peter Ohr, who she alleges lacks the legal authority to do so.

  • Updated

White House press secretary Jen Psaki fired back at Admiral Brett Giroir, former President Donald Trump's coronavirus testing czar, when asked about giving the former President credit for the rollout of Covid-19 vaccines in the US.

When Maine's seals are in trouble, Lynda Doughty and her team get the call. Her nonprofit, Marine Mammals of Maine, provides care with the ultimate goal of releasing the animals back to the wild. This story was originally published in 2020 and updated in 2021.