U.S. & World

Biden prepares to meet with Putin

BRUSSELS, Belgium (NBC) – After meeting with world leaders at the G7, NATO, and EU summits this week, President Biden is preparing for his face-to-face meeting with Vladimir Putin and delivered a message to his Russian counterpart ahead of Wednesday’s crucial summit …

California drops most COVID restrictions

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – More states are reaching the 70% vaccination threshold and California is now removing most COVID restrictions, even amid new concerns being raised about that highly contagious “delta” variant of the coronavirus. Tuesday morning, as health experts warn the delta …

Illinois industrial fire prompts evacuations

ROCKTON, Ill (WREX/NBC) – Dozens of crews are on the scene of a massive fire at a chemical plant in Rockton, Illinois. The four-alarm fire broke out at around 7:00 a.m. Monday at the Chemtool manufacturing plant. A full-scale evacuation is underway …

Novavax vaccine shows promise

(NBC) As more Americans are getting out and about, there are still concerns about how to get more people vaccinated, both in this country and around the world. President Biden and other world leaders are pushing more dosages to more countries in …

FDA orders 60 million J&J doses thrown out

BALTIMORE, M.D. (NBC) – The FDA has told emergent Biosolutions to destroy tens of millions of doses of the Johnson and Johnson coronavirus vaccine. The FDA ordered the Baltimore plant to destroy the 60 million doses after deeming them not “suitable for …