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Ohio Gov. Tests positive for COVID-19 ahead of Trump visit

COLUMBUS, Ohio- Governor Mike DeWine tests positive for the novel coronavirus before a planned meeting with President Trump. DeWine, 73, exhibited no symptoms during the routine test at the Cleveland airport, a standard...

Off Duty HPD Sergeant Killed by Armed Man on Downtown Bus

HOUSTON, Texas- On Tuesday, an off duty police officer was shot and killed on a downtown METRO bus. According to Police Chief Art Acevedo, an unidentified man allegedly stole a security guard's gun. The...

Judge Salas makes public plea in emotional video

Federal Judge Esther Salas speaks up for the first time since the death of her son, and the injury caused to her husband from a shooting at the family's home on July 19th. In...

Gov. Abbott- SNAP benefits extended till August

AUSTIN, Texas- The Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) will be providing about $185 million in emergency funds for the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) according to Gov. Greg Abbott. He announced...

John Lewis funeral to be held in home state of Georgia

ATLANTA, GEORGIA, USA - Representative John Lewis’s funeral is to held at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta. Former U.S. President Barack Obama will give the eulogy, and former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton, as well as...

Rep. Gohmert, a mask skeptic, tests positive for COVID-19

Texas Representative Louie Gohmert, a Republican who is known for being a mask skeptic, tests positive for COVID-19. Gohmert represents the 1st congressional district in Texas, serving the northeastern portion of Texas.

Former Prime Minister of Malaysia found guilty of corruption

Najib Razak, Malaysia's former prime minister was found guilty on all counts amid his first corruption trial surrounding a scheme to redirect billions of dollars from a state investment fund to a number of personal accounts, including...

Gov. Abbott extends early voting period for November elections

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced on Monday that he extended the early voting period for the upcoming November elections. The dates for early voting are now from Tuesday, October 13, through Friday, October 30.

Grants and free consulting services are being offered to Fort Bend County small businesses

FORT BEND COUNTY, Texas- County Judge KP George announced a plan for an initiative to aid small businesses on Thursday. The program will primarily aid those affected by COVID-19. The county has secured $22...

Portland Mayor tear gassed during protests

PORTLAND- On Wednesday evening, Portland, Oregon mayor Ted Wheeler- D, was teargassed by federal agents during another night of protests. Wheeler was demonstrating with other residents of the city in front of a the...

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Schumer says Democrats ready for coronavirus aid talks, if Republicans move

 U.S. Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer said on Monday (August 10) that Democrats are ready to return...

McDonald’s sues former CEO Easterbrook over alleged relationships with employees

McDonald's Corp has filed a lawsuit against former chief executive officer Stephen Easterbrook to recover his exit package after an internal investigation...

School district enforces new policies for remote learning

SPRINGFIELD, IL - A district in Illinois is cracking down on rules and regulations required for the upcoming school semester, namely with...

Ismaili Community Hosts “Share Your Blessings” Food Drive in Spring

HOUSTON, Texas- The Ismaili Muslim community of Houston collaborated with Spring and Klein fire departments for a food drive titled "Share Your...

FREE COVID-19 testing sites opening-up

The Houston Health Department announced that starting the week of August 10 there will be various locations open for the free COVID-19...