U.S. & World

U.S. surpasses 13 million COVID-19 cases

(NBC) The United States hit another grim milestone in the fight against COVID-19. NBC News reports the U.S. surpassed 13 million coronavirus cases Friday. According to NBC News data, 264,572 people have died. States across the nation are seeing a surge in …

Thanksgiving online sales boom

(NBC) Retailers are thankful for an online shopping bonanza. Thanksgiving Day spending rose by 21.5% year-over-year to $5.1 billion, according to data from Adobe Analytics. That’s a new record. The company analyzes traffic on retail websites and transactions from 80 of the …

2020 National Dog Show crowns new winner

PHILADELPHIA, Penn. (NBC) – A new top dog has been crowned. The Scottish Deerhound has won Best in Show at the 2020 National Dog Show Thursday night. Claire the Scottish Deerhound beat out hundreds of dogs representing 168 breeds and varieties recognized …

Crowds protest L.A.-area evictions

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (NBC) – Protests erupted in one California neighborhood as law enforcement removed people living in state-owned homes. Wednesday night, protesters squared off with California Highway Patrol officers in El Sereno. Officers dressed in tactical gear were there to remove …

Vaccine trial scam alert

(WAVE3) The Better Business Bureau is warning consumers about scams surrounding COVID-19 vaccine trials. Scam artists always follow the headlines, and the biggest news around the world right now is the development of vaccines to end this global pandemic. Scammers can sniff …