As Arizona cases spike, a neighboring Mexican state tries to shut out Americans

As Arizona cases spike, a neighboring Mexican state tries to shut out Americans

But this weekend, as Arizona reels under the weight of the coronavirus, it is Mexico that is trying to keep Americans from heading south. Government officials in Sonora, the …

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Frederick Douglass’ descendents recite his famous speech about July 4th

Frederick Douglass' descendents recite his famous speech about July 4th

Douglass, an abolitionist who fought for social reform in the 1800s, delivered the speech on July 5, 1852 at an Independence Day celebration, pointing out the hypocrisy in the …

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Hey, sports fans: Joey Chestnut crushes the hot dog contest — again

Gamblers can (legally) bet on the Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest for the first time in the July Fourth event's history

Joey Chestnut gobbled down 75 weiners and buns in 10 minutes to win his 13th title. Somewhere around the 8-minute mark, Chestnut made history by eating his 1,000th career …

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Seattle protesters struck by car; suspect in custody, police say

Seattle protesters struck by car; suspect in custody, police say

A suspect faces multiple felony charges, said Capt. Ron Mead of the Washington State Patrol. A few blocks away at about 1:30 a.m. Saturday, the car drove into a …

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A cyclist helps apprehend a murder suspect by lending an officer his wheels

A cyclist helps apprehend a murder suspect by lending an officer his wheels

On Tuesday, officers were canvassing an area in the city’s Old Fourth Ward where a fatal shooting occurred when they spotted the suspect, according to a news release from …

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Afghan translator who saved US lives and helped fellow translators escape danger becomes an American citizen

Afghan translator who saved US lives and helped fellow translators escape danger becomes an American citizen

His journey to the US started on the battlefield in his native Afghanistan. Shinwari, 42, served nine years as a translator for US forces, knowing he was risking his …

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PSA: Please stop microwaving your books to get rid of coronavirus

PSA: Please stop microwaving your books to get rid of coronavirus

Here’s one: Do not microwave your books to get rid of the coronavirus. That’s the word from staffers at the Kent District Library in Grand Rapids, Michigan. A few …

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2 Texas counties urge residents to shelter in place as hospitals reach capacity

'It's been an exponential increase.' Hospitals prepare for another surge as Covid-19 cases climb

Judges in Starr and Hidalgo counties sent out emergency alerts Friday, warning residents that local hospitals in the Rio Grande Valley were at capacity. Judge Eloy Vera said there …

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