WASHINGTON (AP) — Half of all adults in the U.S. have received at least one COVID-19 shot, the government announced Sunday, marking another milestone in the nation's largest-ever vaccination campaign but leaving more work to do to convince skeptical Americans to roll up their sleeves.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – When it comes to coveted sports memorabilia, an autographed Babe Ruth baseball is considered a treasure among collectors.
BUTTERFIELD — An animal-rights group is asking Watonwan County to pursue criminal charges against Butterfield Foods Co. for an incident in February 2020 when more than 9,000 hens froze to death in truck trailers parked outside in a loading shed as the wind chill fell to minus-32 degrees.
While everyone in the room watched her, Aggie Morgan was flying high this week thanks to a virtual reality experience set up by her oncology nurse.
NEW ULM — Wisconsin resident Christine Heckmann’s telephone calls to centenarian Erna Zahn throughout the past year often were answered with a request for a daughter-mother visit at Oak Hills Living Center in New Ulm.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The former employee who shot and killed eight people at a FedEx facility in Indianapolis was interviewed by FBI agents last year, after his mother called police to say that her son might commit “suicide by cop,” the bureau said Friday.
INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police scoured a Fedex facility in Indianapolis and interviewed scores of witnesses Friday in search of a motive for the latest mass shooting to rock the U.S., as family members of the eight victims spent agonizing hours waiting for word on their loved ones.
NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Madoff, the financier who pleaded guilty to orchestrating a massive Ponzi scheme, died in a federal prison early Wednesday, a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. is recommending a “pause” in using the single-dose Johnson & Johnson COVID-19 vaccine to investigate reports of potentially dangerous blood clots.
A student opened fire on officers responding to a report of a possible gunman at a Tennessee high school Monday, and police shot back and killed him, authorities said. The shooting wounded an officer and comes as the community reels from off-campus gun violence that has left three other stud…
BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — The police officer who fatally shot a Black man during a traffic stop in a Minneapolis suburb apparently intended to fire a Taser, not a handgun, the city’s police chief said Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden White House is amplifying the push for its $2.3 trillion infrastructure package with the release of state-by-state breakdowns that show the dire shape of roads, bridges, the power grid and housing affordability.
The COVID-19 pandemic has brought overwhelming grief to many families. The Federal Emergent Management Agency’s mission is to help people before, during and after disasters. It is dedicated to helping ease some of the financial stress and burden caused by the virus.
TRAVERSE CITY — A large Brood X of cicadas will emerge from the ground after 17 years and start screaming from the trees — but up north residents must travel downstate to take in the thrill.
The Anti-Defamation League has called on Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott to fire Tucker Carlson after he pushed a "white supremacist trope."
Amazon workers voted against forming a union at a warehouse in Alabama, handing the online retail giant a decisive victory and cutting off a path that labor activists had hoped would lead to similar efforts throughout the company and beyond.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week to 744,000, signaling that many employers are still cutting jobs even as more people are vaccinated against COVID-19, consumers gain confidence and the government distributes aid throughout the economy.
CHICAGO — Tony Stubblefield grew up watching Chicago's WGN Channel 9 from his home in Iowa. Now, people will be watching him on WGN.
In his address calling for gun policy reform, President Biden said Congress should ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines as well as end immunity for gun manufacturing companies that prevents them from being sued.
ROCK HILL, S.C. (AP) — The gunman who killed five people including a prominent doctor in South Carolina was former NFL player Phillip Adams, who killed himself early Thursday, according to a person who was briefed on the investigation.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone across the Mexican border in March, authorities said Thursday, the largest monthly number ever recorded and a major test for President Joe Biden as he reverses many of his predecessor’s hardline immigratio…
FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — Gov. Andy Beshear signed legislation Wednesday expanding early voting in Kentucky, a rare display of bipartisan cooperation in the heart of Trump country at a time of national conflict over restrictive election measures.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Celebrity zookeeper and animal TV show host Jack Hanna has been diagnosed with dementia and will retire from public life, his family said.
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Authorities say Tiger Woods was speeding when he crashed an SUV in Southern California less than two months ago, leaving him seriously injured.
The COVID-19 pandemic shed light on some of the daunting health care challenges faced by Pennsylvania’s rural residents while also illustrating some of the promising paths forward as rural health care seeks to survive and thrive in a post-pandemic world.
JOHNSTOWN, Pa. – Robert Gordon III can hear, and even see, the music inside a piece of wood before he transforms it into a finished violin.
CNN producer Kristin Wilson describes William "Billy" Evans, an 18-year US Capitol Police veteran who was killed during an attack on the US Capitol.
"Wheel of Fortune" fans are upset and are demanding a rule change after a contestant missed out on his prize for using the word "and" in his final answer.
Ex-NFL star and morning TV host, Michael Strahan, laid an April Fools' trap for the internet, showing off some fake dental work to his signature tooth gap.
A Norman, Oklahoma, Goodwill store employee organizing clothing donations recently made a startling discovery — $42,000 wrapped up in two sweaters.
Kelly Bostian, of KJB Outdoors, shares bird feeder cleaning tips. What you need to know about cleaning up a bird feeding station and some tips on taking apart different kinds of feeders to get the job done.
This Week's Circulars
Roy Ashley Combs was born on January 6, 1973 in Richmond, Kentucky. He passed away peacefully on February 23, 2021 at his home in Ormond Beach, FLorida after a short, but hard fought, battle with cancer. While growing up Ashley called both Kentucky and Florida his home. Ashley had a very div…
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