5.1 magnitude earthquake reported near North Carolina-Virginia border

The earthquake was recorded in Sparta, North Carolina. August 9, 2020, 1:37 PM 2 min read…

Schumer denounces ‘paltry’ and ‘unworkable’ Trump coronavirus executive actions

One day after President Donald Trump attempted to solve Congress’ impasse over additional coronavirus relief spending…

1 dead, at least 20 injured in overnight shooting incident in Washington, D.C.

At least 9 people suffered serious to critical injuries, authorities said. August 9, 2020, 1:50 PM…

‘We’re tired of being patient’: 10 months after Hard Rock collapse, bodies inside to be removed

Frank Wimberly began grieving for his brother, Quinnyon, last fall after learning that he was one…

Summertime storms roll through upper Midwest, August heat is on across Plains

Another round of storms is expected to follow a cold front across Minnesota. August 9, 2020,…

NASA drops ‘insensitive’ celestial nicknames in effort to address systemic discrimination

NASA said “Eskimo Nebula” and “Siamese Twins Galaxy” are the first to go. August 9, 2020,…

Coronavirus updates: Biden says ‘it boggles the mind and breaks the heart’ as US approaches 5 million cases

“No other high-income economy is still struggling to get this under control.” August 9, 2020, 9:11…

9 people test positive for coronavirus at Georgia school that went viral for crowded photo

A student was initially suspended for sharing the photo. August 9, 2020, 3:27 AM 4 min…

Doctors, hospitals launch voter registration efforts

Doctors, hospitals and medical students are ramping up efforts to register voters as part of a…

Coronavirus live updates: Georgia school district says 100 students, staff test positive

The novel coronavirus has now killed more than 721,000 people worldwide. More than 19.3 million people…