U.S. & World

Biden selects Kamala Harris as running mate

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Presidential hopeful Joe Biden has selected Senator Kamala Harris as his running mate. The announcement came Tuesday morning and concluded weeks of intense speculation. Before his selection, Biden made it clear he wanted to select a woman as his …

Trump defends coronavirus orders

(NBC News)  President Trump is defending his executive orders on COVID-19 relief and his administration’s response to the pandemic. “I think at the end of a fairly short period of time you’re going to be in very, very good shape all of …

COVID-19 infections on the rise among children

(NBC News)  With the United States now topping 5 million coronavirus cases and school district reopening across the country, a growing number of children are becoming infected. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, more than 97,000 children tested positive in just …

Looters hit downtown Chicago

CHICAGO, Ill. (NBC) – Violence exploded overnight in downtown Chicago, dozens breaking windows and looting businesses after a police shooting earlier in the day left a suspect wounded. It’s the latest incident in what has been a dangerous and deadly week in …

TSA finding more guns in carry-on luggage

(NBC) – Even though the number of people flying has plummeted 75%, the Transportation Security Administration is finding more guns. The TSA released new stats Monday on the rate of guns per passenger and they said it was three times higher this …

New study compares different types of masks

DURHAM, N.C. – More people are wearing face masks to reduce the spread of COVID-19. Now, another study is taking a look at which ones are most effective at blocking respiratory droplets. Researchers from Duke University studied the spread of respiratory droplets …