Category Archives: National News

East Coast braces for snow storm: Latest path

East Coast braces for snow storm: Latest path

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A snow storm is bearing down on the East Coast, with snow even expected to reach as far south as coastal North Carolina. The brunt of the storm will hit from eastern Long Island to coastal Massachusetts, with moderate to major impacts for the Interstate 95 corridor from Philadelphia to New…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: US cases dropped by 18% over last 2 weeks

COVID-19 live updates: US cases dropped by 18% over last 2 weeks

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 876,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated…read more »

Snow storm takes aim on Northeast: Latest forecast

Snow storm takes aim on Northeast: Latest forecast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A snow storm is bearing down on the East Coast, with snow even expected to reach as far south as coastal North Carolina. The brunt of the storm will hit from eastern Long Island to coastal Massachusetts, with moderate to major impacts for the Interstate 95 corridor from Philadelphia to New…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: US deaths increasing to highest point in nearly one year

COVID-19 live updates: US deaths increasing to highest point in nearly one year

John Moore/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 876,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated…read more »

North Carolina mother, young daughter found safely after going missing in 2016

North Carolina mother, young daughter found safely after going missing in 2016

Oliver Helbig/Getty Images(BUNNLEVEL, N.C.) — A North Carolina mother who went missing with her young daughter in 2016 have been found safe, according to authorities. Amber Renaye Weber, then 21 years old and her 1-year-old daughter, Miracle Smith, were last seen on Dec. 4, 2016, in Fayetteville, according to the Fayetteville Police Department. They were…read more »

Laser temporarily blinds medical helicopter crew member

Laser temporarily blinds medical helicopter crew member

EThamPhoto/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY) — A paramedic was temporarily blinded after their helicopter was affected by a laser strike earlier this month. A Utah AirMed helicopter was struck while transporting a patient to the University of Utah hospital. A crew member aboard the flight experienced temporary blindness and blurred vision from the laser. “They were…read more »

Letter from Holocaust survivor found at flea market decades later

Letter from Holocaust survivor found at flea market decades later

Courtesy Chelsey Brown(NEW YORK) — Thrift stores, antique fairs and flea markets in New York City are prime spots for finding valuable, hidden family heirlooms. When Chelsey Brown, an avid thrifter, was shown a letter written more than 75 years ago at the end of the Holocaust by a survivor, she knew where it belonged.…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: US deaths increasing to highest point in nearly 1 year

COVID-19 live updates: US deaths increasing to highest point in nearly 1 year

Go Nakamura/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 872,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63.5% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated…read more »