After pleas, pro jumper vows not to leap in…

A professional jumper has vowed not to leap anymore from cliffs inside national parks after he pleaded guilty to doing it twice in Zion National Park in Utah

COVID-19 Is Forcing Cities Into The Future Of…

There have been thousands of low-level, at-risk offenders released in cities such as Cleveland, Chicago and New York.

3 Female Employees of Truck Stop Stabbed to Death

There are fewer people on America's roads these days, but one of them proved deadly. Police say a 33-year-old North Carolina man stabbed four women at a Tennessee truck stop on Tuesday morning, killing three. All worked at the Pilot Travel Center off I-40 near Knoxville and have been identified...

Aiding your mental health during quarantine

The stress that comes during these trying times can have severe effects on your mental health. Dr. E has more information on what you can do to help yourself.

Jobless claims report Thursday could hit 7…

The government is set to report another shocking level of unemployment claims Thursday even after nearly 10 million people applied for benefits in the previous two weeks because of business shutdowns from the coronavirus

Kennedy Boy's Body Is Found

Maryland police say the lifeless body of 8-year-old Gideon McKean was found Wednesday after days of searching the Chesapeake Bay, USA Today reports. The descendant of Robert F. Kennedy vanished last week when he and his mother, Maeve Kennedy Townsend McKean, went adrift in a canoe in the bay's choppy...

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Troops use 3D printers to make virus face shields

Washington State military members are using 3D printers and computers to design and produce face shields to help protect health care workers treating coronavirus patients. (April 8)

Irene Hirano Inouye, widow of US senator from…

Irene Hirano Inouye, the widow of the late U.S. Sen. Daniel K

How Are Educators Prioritizing Students' Mental…

In light of the coronavirus, educators are trying to figure out how to support students' mental and emotional health as well as their online learning.

'Graffiti Highway' Is Being Buried

Pennsylvania's "Graffiti Highway" is history, apparently thanks to a stream of trespassers and worries about liability. The colorful stretch of Route 61 through Centralia, closed to traffic since 1993, is being covered with dirt by a local coal company, CNN reports. Over the decades it had been covered in graffiti...

High winds damage plane at Pennsylvania airport

A plane was damaged by high winds during a thunderstorm at Arnold Palmer Regional Airport in Latrobe, Pennsylvania, early on the morning of April 7.

Wisconsin worried about spike in virus cases due…

Wisconsin’s forging ahead with an election in the middle of a pandemic has public health officials, and those who showed up at the polls, worried about whether it will result in a spike in cases of the coronavirus

The Ominous Day in the US Just Changed

A well-regarded coronavirus forecasting model now says the most ominous coronavirus day in the US won't be in a week's time but this Sunday—the date on which the daily death rate in the US is projected to peak at 2,212 deaths. The Tuesday night update to the University...

CDC issuing new guidelines for essential workers

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has new guidance for essential workers as it takes a small step toward reopening the country. (April 8)

It’s Alan Yang’s story, but ‘Tigertail’ was…

“Master of None” co-creator Alan Yang makes his feature directorial debut with “Tigertail,” which is loosely based on his Taiwanese father’s immigration story

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Appeals Court Upholds Texas Abortion Ban Amid…

A panel of Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals judges ruled Texas can include most abortions in its list of non-medically necessary surgeries.

A 'Staggering' Number Tied to the Virus

A lot of Americans failed to pay rent this month. As of Sunday, nearly a third of US apartment renters hadn't paid any amount of their rent, the Wall Street Journal reports, citing data from 13.4 million rental apartments, excluding single-family homes and subsidized affordable housing. Just 69% of...

Climate supercomputer will help speed up COVID-19…

A supercomputer in Wyoming that is used for weather and climate research will soon help experts solve critical questions about the spread of COVID-19.

Police: Body of Kathleen Kennedy Townsend's…

Authorities have recovered the body of a grandson of former Maryland Lt. Gov. Kathleen Kennedy Townsend, two days after the body of the boy’s mother was found in the water after a canoeing accident

Zoom Hid Security Flaws: Shareholder

Shares in videoconferencing app Zoom hit record highs at the end of last month as COVID-19 forced people to work and socialize from home. Then came the drop, coinciding with concerns about " zoombombing " and other security and privacy issues. Another drop in stock price came Tuesday, with shares closing at...

Trump says he'll look into 'Tiger King' case

President Donald Trump says he'll "take a look" at the legal case of Joseph Maldonado-Passage, also known as "Joe Exotic," who is the central figure of the new Netflix series "Tiger King." (April 8)

Wisconsin's pandemic election puts focus on state…

Anyone needing proof of the power and significance of the Wisconsin Supreme Court need look no further than the lines of mask-wearing voters that stretched for hours in Milwaukee during an election held during a pandemic

Lawmakers Call For Investigation Into Zoom

Lawmakers are calling for an investigation into Zoom over the platform's reported flaws, which the company says it will fix over the next 90 days.

When Will Kids Go Back to School? Fauci Predicts

The White House coronavirus task force press briefings have become an almost daily occurrence, and Americans often look to hearing Dr. Anthony Fauci speak about his expectations on when to expect relief from the virus and its associated restrictions. Parents in particular have a pressing question amid all the school...

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COVID-19 updates: New York, Boris Johnson, Wuhan…

Brittany Boyer had the latest on the coronavirus pandemic on April 8, with information involving New York's death toll, Boris Johnson, and Wuhan restrictions.

Outcry over racial data grows as virus slams…

As the coronavirus tightens its grip across the country, it is cutting a particularly devastating swath through an already vulnerable population _ black Americans

WeWork Sues Erstwhile Buyer Over 'Buyer's Remorse'

WeWork is suing the Japanese bank that offered to save it from insolvency before backing out of a $3 billion stock takeover . In a lawsuit filed Tuesday, the special committee of WeWork's board said SoftBank and CEO Masayoshi Son took "desperate" actions to back out of the tender offer agreed...