William Small, 'hero to journalism' at CBS, NBC…

Longtime broadcast news executive William J

Judge Declares Florida's Voting Law For Ex-Felons…

The law, which was signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2019, required felons to pay outstanding court fees before being able to vote.

5 Mail Carriers Attacked With Paintballs

Over a period of three hours Saturday, five US Postal Service mail carriers were shot with paintballs in what police are calling a series of attacks carried out by two men. The USPS' law enforcement division is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the paintball gunmen, Fox...

Please don't do this during a flash flood

Flash flooding inundated the streets of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, on May 25. This driver decided to take an ill-advised detour around the floodwaters.

Arbery family lawyer: Feds looking into how case…

A lawyer for the family of Ahmaud Arbery says a federal prosecutor told the slain man’s mother that federal officials are investigating potential misconduct by local officials who handled the case

Air Force Scraps Pilot Height Rule

Would-be aviators no longer need to worry about being too short or too tall for the Air Force. Officials say the Air Force height requirement has been scrapped and applicants will now go through an "anthropometric screening process" to determine what aircraft they can safely fly, CBS reports. Under the...

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Today in History for May 26th

Highlights of this day in history: Allied troops begin their evacuation from Dunkirk, France; President Andrew Johnson's impeachment trial ends with his acquittal; Actor John Wayne; Michael Jackson and Elvis Presley's daughter Lisa Marie marry. (May 26)

California issues guidelines for church reopenings

California says churches can resume in-person services but the congregations will be limited to less than 100

Hospital's Inexpensive 'Corona Curtain' Could…

Doctors created the tent to cover patients during intubation, when large amounts of the coronavirus can spread.

Kentucky Governor Hanged in Effigy

Republican and Democratic leaders in Kentucky have condemned gun rights and anti-lockdown protesters who hung an effigy of Gov. Andy Beshear on the Capitol grounds near the governor's mansion in Frankfort Sunday. The effigy had a note around its neck reading "sic semper tyrannis"—"thus always to tyrants"—the same...

Air tanker drops retardant over Arizona fire

This tanker drops retardant to contain the Cottonwood Fire burning in Pinal County, Arizona, on May 23. At least 120 acres burned and 75 percent is contained.

Former US Rep. Allen West out of hospital after…

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida has been released from a Texas hospital after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash

Republican Party Sues California Over Mail-In…

The Republican National Committee is not OK with California's plan to send every resident a mail-in ballot for the November election and is now suing over what it calls an "illegal power grab" by the governor. The RNC, along with the National Republican Congressional Committee and the California Republican Party,...

Stars say more 'Barkskins' possible even during…

"Barkskins" stars Marcia Gay Harden and David Thewlis say they could start production on a second season of their new colonial-era drama even during the pandemic. The 1690s-set series premieres Monday on National Geographic. (May 25)

Branson's Virgin Orbit fails on first rocket…

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has failed in its first attempt to launch a test satellite into space aboard a rocket carried aloft by a Boeing 747 and released over the ocean off Southern California

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University Of California System To Gradually Stop…

The University of California Board of Regents voted 23-0 to phase out the exams over the next five years.

Reality Star Hunted Down Masks, Found a 'Jungle'

Amid the coronavirus pandemic, reality star Bethenny Frankel has helped donate more than two million masks to groups across the country through her BStrong disaster relief charity. That's the upside of a case that shows how "crises breed corruption," Jack Nicas writes at the New York Times . New York officials...

Cars plow through severe flooding in Miami

Heavy rainfall inundated the streets of Miami, Florida, with floodwaters. Cars plowed through the flooding causing water to splash everywhere on May 25.

Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles…

Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album, has died

Amid Pandemic, Rats Getting Increasingly Desperate

Nearly 100,000 Americans are dead , almost 40 million are unemployed , and now the Washington Post informs us that even the lowly rat is suffering amid the pandemic as shuttered restaurants means "trash bins are no longer overflowing with scrumptious leftovers hordes of rodents subsisted on." That's a little more...

People pack into DC war memorials despite pandemic

Despite the risks surrounding the coronavirus pandemic, plenty of people still paid their respects to fallen soldiers by visiting war memorials in Washington DC during the holiday weekend. (May 25)

Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the…

One of the many troubling aspects of the coronavirus pandemic has been seeing farmers have to destroy crops and euthanize livestock at a time when millions are losing their jobs and demand is soaring at food banks

FBI Director Orders Internal Review Of Michael…

Chri​stopher Wray said the FBI's Inspection Division will look into "whether any current employees engaged in misconduct" during the investigation.

24 States Had Better Be Very, Very Careful

A new coronavirus model says 24 states might have high transmission rates if they reopen without any effort to curb the contagion, the Washington Post reports. Researchers at Imperial College London drew on case information and cell phone location data to estimate each state's virus reproduction number, dubbed "Ro" or...

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Capturing smiles through the masks

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, people's faces have been covered by their masks. A street photographer in New York is capturing the smiles behind the masks.

US communities face tough choices on opening…

Public pools in the U.S. will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still looming

FBI Director Orders Review to Seek Out…

The controversial FBI investigation into Michael Flynn has triggered yet another review—this one by the agency itself, the Washington Post reports. FBI Director Christopher Wray, who ordered the internal review, said it will try to "determine whether any current employees engaged in misconduct" and assess whether "improvements ... might be...