Deadly crash into Buffalo monument under…

The investigation continues into what led a speeding minivan to crash into a monument in front of Buffalo City Hall, killing a passenger and seriously injuring the driver on Thanksgiving

Family Warns Others After 42 People at Funeral…

More than 100 people packed the pews in a Texas funeral home this month to honor Nancy Kaddatz. So many people loved her mother, Delynda Cruz said. Now 42 of those people have tested positive for the coronavirus—including Cruz. The youngest patient is 3 and the oldest 90, KDFW...

Stormy weekend unfolding across South

The storms could turn severe in spots and threaten hazardous conditions as they unleash hail and potent winds.

VIRUS TODAY: Black Friday shoppers stay home

Black Friday crowds are thin at shopping malls and stores across the U.S. as a national surge in coronavirus cases moves shoppers online and keeps them at home

Trump Loses Again on Pennsylvania's Count

Two days after President Trump told Pennsylvania legislators "We have to turn the election over," federal appeals judges rejected the notion. A three-judge panel of the Third Circuit Court of Appeals on Friday found no merit in Trump's argument to overrule a US district court's decision issued last weekend, the...

Senate race brings urgency to voter turnout drive

This election season, with all eyes on Georgia's Senate race, the coronavirus pandemic has upended traditional get-out-the-vote efforts where campaign workers go door to door to encourage people to cast ballots. (Nov. 27)

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Former House Republican flips central California…

Republicans have picked up their 11th seat overall in the U.S. House and the third seat in California

First Visitors Arrive at Utah Monolith

The Utah Department of Public Safety would really rather you not set out for the newly discovered monolith in San Juan County. But "the genie is out of the bottle" and "it's a free country," as Corporal Andrew Battenfield tells the BBC . The outlet reports dozens, "perhaps even hundreds of...

Ski season kicks off for many resorts around the…

Even though it isn't officially winter yet, many ski resorts around the country have winterlike conditions and are hoping it will be a strong start to a long season.

Jeezy evolves from 'Trap or Die' mantra to…

Fresh off his record-breaking Verzuz event with real-life rival Gucci Mane, rapper Jeezy is back with “The Recession 2,” a follow-up to 2008’s hit album “The Recession.”

Macy's Takes Heat Over 'Diverse Dance Group'

There was a problem with a cheery Macy's tweet introducing an entry in its Thanksgiving Day Parade. "What's that sound, you ask? Why it's the diverse dance group, Zeta Phi Beta Steppers!" the Thursday post said. "Performing a special routine they put together to help us celebrate this unprecedented year....

Demand for real Christmas trees up during pandemic

As the pandemic raged in spring, Americans tapped into newfound baking and gardening skills. Now, the Christmas tree industry is hoping that as 2020 draws to a close, that affinity for feel-good and old-fashioned will bring a boost for business. (Nov. 27)

Hyundai, Kia fined for delaying US engine failure…

Hyundai and Kia will spend $137 million on fines and safety improvements because they moved too slowly to recall over 1 million U.S. vehicles with engines that can fail

National Exams Postponed Till 2022

Because so many students are learning remotely or attending schools that are limiting visitors during the pandemic, nationwide tests for fourth and eighth graders will be delayed until 2022. The math and reading tests had been scheduled for January 2021, per US News and World Report . The National Assessment of...

Giving blood in the holiday spirit

The American Red Cross and country music star Martina McBride urge Americans to make blood donations this holiday season.

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Jerry Seinfeld digs into 45 years of his jokes…

The high-end sports cars, the luxury automobiles

High Court's COVID Ruling Won't Matter: Cuomo

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo brushed off his loss at the US Supreme Court on Thursday. The justices' 5-4 ruling temporarily keeps the state from limiting gatherings at religious institutions in areas hit hard by the coronavirus pandemic to 10 people. The decision "is more illustrative of the Supreme Court...

Jeezy evolves from ‘trap or die’ to ‘grow o…

Jeezy is back with “The Recession 2,” a follow up to his 2008 hit album, “The Recession.” Fresh off participating in the most-watched Verzuz music event with rival Gucci Mane, the Atlanta emcee has evolved from tales of street life and drug dealing to moving in political circles, including rubbing shoulders with President-Elect Joe Biden. (Nov. 27)

Puppy pipeline runs from Georgia northward to…

Dogs are flowing from Georgia to areas around Washington, D

DOJ to Allow for Federal Execution by Firing Squad

Death by firing squad could be the fate of federal death row inmates in the US under a new rule from the Justice Department. For decades, federal executions have been carried out by lethal injection. But a new rule to be published Friday in the Federal Register, and take effect...

Kittens experience snow for the first time

Two kittens in Colchester, Vermont, got to experience snow for their first time ever the day before Thanksgiving, taking full advantage by playing and pouncing among the powder.

Disney to lay off 4,000 more employees amid…

The Walt Disney Co. is announcing plans to lay off 4,000 more employees largely due to the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic

Mayor Traveled for Holiday as He Told Residents…

The mayor of Denver, Colorado, was one of many officials urging residents of his city not to travel for Thanksgiving—but it turns out he himself is, yes, you guessed it, traveling for Thanksgiving. "My wife and my daughter have been in Mississippi, where my daughter recently took a job,...

Slim lines in US for Black Friday

The coronavirus pandemic is keeping crowds thin at malls and stores across the country on Black Friday, which is notorious for large crowds. (Nov. 27)

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Senate control brings new urgency to Georgia…

Despite the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, Democrats, Republicans and their supporters plan to flood Georgia neighborhoods with staff and volunteers to knock on doors and rally their bases to vote in the state's pivotal U.S. Senate runoffs on Jan. 5

'Adorable' Owl Didn't Need People Anymore

A tiny owl is back in the wild after an eventful two weeks that included a trip to Manhattan and a sojourn in a wildlife center where she was given all the mice she could eat. Rocky, an adult female saw-whet owl, was found in the Rockefeller Center Christmas tree...

What we're thankful for this Thanksgiving

It's been a tough year, but even in 2020 despite all of the hardships and challenges, there's always something to be thankful for. Here's what these people are thankful for.