(WASHINGTON) -- COVID-19 vaccinations rose 14% over the past week, White House officials said Friday, as the more contagious delta variant is quickly spreading in under-vaccinated areas. "In the past 7 days 2.15M reported newly vaccinated, vs. 1.88M the 7 days prior (+14%)," Cyrus Shahpar,... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- It was one of the most lopsided losses in Olympic basketball history: Kobe Bryant, Carmelo Anthony and Team USA thrashed the Nigerian men’s basketball team by 83 points in London in 2012, with a final score of 156-73. “I remember that game,” said... Read More.
Stone Temple Pilots have premiered a new video for "And So I Know," a track off the band's 1996 album Tiny Music...Songs from the Vatican Gift Shop. The clip includes never-before-seen footage of the Tiny Music recording sessions, which took place at a ranch house... Read More.
(CAMBRIDGE, Md.) -- While extreme heat waves, wildfires and devastating flooding bring attention to the impacts of climate change, some parts of the country are fighting more pernicious effects that threaten both protected ecosystems and important landmarks of American history. Blackwater National Wildlife Refuge is... Read More.
(CLEVELAND) -- Following decades of backlash from the Native American community, Cleveland’s Major League Baseball team announced that the franchise will change its name from the Indians to the Guardians. The team initially announced its intention to change its name in December 2020, but the... Read More.
(TOKYO) -- Skateboarding has always been as much about culture as competition. But now, that culture will have to make room for the biggest competition in the world: the Olympics. The sport is ready to make its Olympic debut in Tokyo with two different disciplines:... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation that would, if enacted, require young women to register for Selective Service alongside men, and in the rare event of a war or other national emergency, be drafted for the first time in the nation’s... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Senate Democrats are demanding answers after the FBI revealed just recently that it received more than 4,500 tips about Brett Kavanaugh when he was a Supreme Court nominee in 2018 and that only ones the agency deemed most "relevant" were referred to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Josh Smith, a quadriplegic, has been unable to walk or perform most activities after an accident seven years ago. So when Smith proposed to his girlfriend, Grace on bended knee, it was a big surprise for his friends and family. Smith was able... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A former sales representative for a Kentucky company that marketed a performance-enhancing drug used with racehorses pleaded guilty Friday to a criminal charge stemming from what federal prosecutors in New York called a "widespread, corrupt" doping scheme. Michael Kegley conspired with trainers,... Read More.