(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Kevin McCarthy said Monday he's unsure a proposed short-term funding measure to avert a government shutdown for at least a month will have enough votes to pass.Members from both sides of the House Republican Conference on Sunday outlined a continuing... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 hospitalizations are continuing to increase in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.For the week ending Aug. 5, COVID hospitalizations increased 14.3% from 9,026 to 10,320 weekly hospitalizations, data from the federal health agency updated Monday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Musician Ed Sheeran was in Manhattan federal court Tuesday as opening statements began in a copyright infringement trial involving alleged similarities between his Grammy-winning song "Thinking Out Loud" and the Marvin Gaye classic "Let's Get It On."Sheeran, seated in a dark suit... Read More.
The Super Mario Bros. Movie is the number one movie in the world, with an opening weekend haul of more than $377 million. But co-star Jack Black had already become number one at home — when he was cast as Bowser."I did get some... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The king stands alone.Los Angeles Lakers forward LeBron James set the record for most career points in NBA history Tuesday, toppling Hall of Famer and fellow Laker Kareem Abdul-Jabbar.Late in the third quarter during their game against the Oklahoma City Thunder,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Venezuelans who enter the U.S. illegally at ports of entry along the southern border will be returned to Mexico under the authority of Title 42, a public health statute invoked at the start of the pandemic by the Trump administration that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists are emphasizing the need for proper disaster planning now that they have confirmed another busy hurricane season ahead in the Atlantic.The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration released a revised hurricane outlook for the rest of the 2022 Atlantic season on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new study points to prior COVID-19 infection as a possible culprit for the global wave of severe hepatitis cases among children -- though experts caution the true cause is still a medical mystery.Researchers in Israel added evidence for the theory... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Wall Street is jittery as tensions continue to escalate between Russia and Ukraine.On Tuesday, stocks were down, with the Dow Jones Industrial Average closing 482.57 points lower, a decrease of 1.42%. The S&P 500 and Nasdaq also took a hit, falling... Read More.