Last week, President Biden signed the 1.2 trillion dollar Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act into law. The bill addressed needs across the country including roads, bridges, rail, transit, water systems, broadband, and more. Here is what this legislation means for the North Sound. The state... Read More.
(MINNEAPOLIS, Minn.) -- Minneapolis voters on Tuesday rejected a charter amendment that would have replaced the Minneapolis Police Department with a Department of Public Safety. About 56% of voters voted "no" on the charter amendment, which was pitched as a "public health approach" to policing... Read More.
(GIZA, Egypt) -- Seventy-two years of Egyptian women's rights activism paid off this week as the State Council, an important independent judiciary body in the country, appointed 98 female judges for the first time. Iman Sherif, one of the appointed judges, described the move as... Read More.
We’ve all gotten to know Dr. Anthony Fauci pretty well over the past year and a half. Brad Pitt even played him on Saturday Night Live! But a new documentary aims to take us deeper into Dr. Fauci's life and why he emerged on the frontlines of the COVID-19 pandemic. NatGeo's
(NEW YORK) -- New York City's indoor vaccine mandate went into effect Tuesday, making it the first major U.S. city to require proof of COVID-19 vaccination in order to eat or drink inside bars and restaurants. The new requirement, which applies to everyone 12 and... Read More.
A federal judge rejected a request from students to block Indiana University's vaccine mandate this week, clearing the way for the school to require students to get the COVID-19 shot to attend class. The ruling may set a precedent for future cases about COVID-19 vaccine... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With more than 161 million people now fully vaccinated in the U.S., experts say we are bound to see reports of breakthrough infections, meaning people will test positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated. These breakthrough COVID-19 cases aren't proof the vaccines aren't... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The delta variant now makes up more than 26% of new COVID-19 cases in the U.S. and has been detected in all 50 states, according to data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Just a month ago, the variant, which... Read More.
For your favorite country stars, the upcoming Fourth of July weekend typically means three things: concerts, fireworks, and "God Bless the USA." As Gary LeVox adjusts to not being on the road with Rascal Flatts this year, things will still be popping at his house. "We always blow off fireworks... Read More.
After he finishes his current project, Thor: Love and Thunder, Taika Waititi is taking to the seas as Blackbeard the pirate in an HBO comedy series called Our Flag Means Death. Waititi, who won an Oscar for his multi-nominated World War II film Jojo Rabbit, is co-producing the series, and will direct... Read More.
By DR. ERIC SILBERMAN, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Some have raised concerns that one of Johnson & Johnson's previously reported vaccine data points -- a 66% global efficacy in preventing moderately symptomatic disease -- doesn't seem as impressive as figures reported by... Read More.