Okinawa governor wants tougher action as 61…

The governor of Japan’s Okinawa is demanding a top U.S. military commander take tougher prevention measures and more transparency hours after officials were told that more than 60 Marines at two bases have been infected with the coronavirus over the past few days

Police Search Home Of Couple Who Pointed Guns At…

Police executed a search warrant at Mark and Patricia McCloskey's Friday night — taking the rifle Mark McCloskey used during the incident.

Tucker Carlson's Top Writer Gets Outed Over…

Tucker Carlson's top writer has quit after posting bigoted comments on an online forum known for its offensive content, CNN Business reports. The writer, Blake Neff, was using a pseudonym on AutoAdmit—a mostly unmoderated board where sexism and racism run rampant—to pepper in his share of intolerant remarks....

A storm on one end and a sunset on the other

While filming in Merriman, Nebraska, one weather enthusiast was able to catch both a lightning storm and a fantastic sunset, on July 10.

US Navy welcomes 1st Black female Tactical…

The U.S. Navy has welcomed its first Black female Tactical Aircraft pilot

Factory With 'Heartbreaking' Virus Count Is Shut…

A Los Angeles clothing factory with four coronavirus deaths and 300 confirmed cases has been shut down, CNN reports. County health officials said Friday the Los Angeles Apparel facility had violated mandatory health orders and refused to let health inspectors inside. "The death of four dedicated garment workers is heartbreaking...

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IndyCar racing fans return after late season start

Racing fans were out in their thousands on Saturday for the opening race of a weekend doubleheader at Road America, with IndyCar welcoming fans to its races for the first time this season. (July 11)

2 officers, suspect killed in Texas border town…

Authorities say two police officers were shot and killed Saturday by a suspect who later fatally shot himself in a South Texas border town after responding to a domestic disturbance call

Justice Department Appealing Judge's Delay Of…

A chief district judge postponed the execution Friday due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Paper: Gun-Wielding Homeowners 'Almost Always in…

There's a new wrinkle in the case of the Missouri couple who stood outside their St. Louis mansion and pointed guns at Black Lives Matter protesters last month. KSDK reports a search warrant was executed Friday night by St. Louis police officers at the home of Mark and Patricia McCloskey,...

Scattered thunderstorms follow Fay's departure

On the heels of Fay, a new round of showers and thunderstorms disrupt outdoor activities across the Northeast.

Tucker Carlson writer resigns after racist posts…

Tucker Carlson’s top writer has resigned from Fox News after secretly posting racist and sexist remarks online

Amid Spread of Misinformation, Whispers on FB's…

Facebook has been struggling lately over a massive advertiser boycott , partly driven by the company's refusal to address political ads spreading misinformation on the platform. Now, people familiar with Facebook's thinking say the company is considering banning political ads in the days leading up to the November election, per Bloomberg...

Trump wears mask in public for first time

U.S. President Donald Trump wore a mask during a visit to a military hospital on Saturday, the first time the president has been seen in public with the type of facial covering recommended by health officials as a precaution against spreading or becoming infected by the novel coronavirus. (July 11)

Church asks Utah Mormons to wear face coverings…

The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is asking all its members in Utah to wear face coverings when in public

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President Trump Commutes Roger Stone's Prison…

A White House statement said Stone was treated unfairly and would also be at "serious medical risk" if he remained in prison.

After George Floyd Death, a Big Ask by Ford…

Ford Motor Co. makes about two-thirds of America's police vehicles , so a recent ask by some of the automaker's workers in the wake of protests over the death of George Floyd, racism, and police brutality is a significant one: They want the company to consider not making and selling police...

Potent storms slice through Central states

Flash flooding, damaging winds and travel delays are also possible impacts the storms could produce.

UN approves aid to Syria's rebel area through 1…

Russia has scored a victory for its ally Syria by forcing the U.N. Security Council to limit humanitarian aid deliveries to the country’s mainly rebel-held northwest to just one crossing point from Turkey

Amazon Says App Email Was a Mistake

Amazon told its employees Friday to remove TikTok from their mobile devices if they want to keep using them to get to their company email. The company cited security risks, the Wall Street Journal reports. But later in the day, Amazon sent another email, per the AP . "This morning’s email...

AP Top Stories July 11 P

Here are the top stories for Saturday, July 11th: Search for missing 'Glee' star Rivera continues; 5 dead and 40 arrests in attack on South Africa church; Two dead in Nigeria building collapse; Michigan's Palace of Auburn Hills imploded.

Fire destroys much of 249-year-old church in…

A fire destroyed the rooftop and most of the interior of a nearly 250-year-old Catholic church in California

New Federal Legislation Seeks To Defund Police…

The BREATHE Act has been endorsed by Reps. Ayanna Pressley and Rashida Tlaib but hasn't been officially introduced in Congress.

Lawyers Distance Maxwell From Epstein in Bond…

Ghislaine Maxwell and Jeffrey Epstein weren't so close, her lawyers have told a New York court. In fact, the longtime companions had no contact for at least the last decade of Epstein's life, a court filing Thursday maintains. Maxwell's lawyers made the statement in asking a judge to free her...

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Hundreds hired to battle California wildfires

More than 800 additional seasonal firefighters have been hired to help combat wildfires across California, as peak fire season begins to rev up.

Connecticut mayor sues Delta Airlines over dog…

Bridgeport's mayor has gone to court over a dog bite he suffered on a flight

Dow Reclaims 26K

On Friday, Wall Street investors decided to be optimistic again about the coronavirus recovery. The Dow rose 369 points to 26,075, the S&P 500 rose 32 points to 3,185, and the Nasdaq rose 69 points to 10,617. All the indexes posted gains for the week. The increases...