The deadly outbreak of a novel coronavirus has the world on edge, but it has not yet developed into a pandemic, according to the World Health Organization.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 3:43 pm
A group of seven measures to restrict gun rights in Virginia was advanced by a state Senate committee on Monday.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 3:00 pm
Sen. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer on Sunday acknowledged a report that he spent more than $8,600 on cheesecake in under 10 years, saying it is his "guilty pleasure."
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 2:27 pm
The sweet scent of baking cookies wafting from grandma's house may be mixed with a more pungent aroma these days. The smell of marijuana.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 2:26 pm
Space weather has more implications than causing glitches in Earth's satellite-based communications -- it can also strand gray whales, according to a new study. Typically, space weather is created when solar storms occur on the sun and stream out toward Earth. The high-energy particles can disrupt our communications and Earth's magnetic field.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 1:46 pm
The "public charge" rule change which took effect Monday to block poor or disabled immigrants from seeking better lives in the United States is quintessentially Trumpian -- and quintessentially un-American.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 1:21 pm
Travelers in the Canary Islands face continued disruption Monday morning following a massive sandstorm that blew in from the Sahara Desert over the weekend.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 1:05 pm
Katherine Johnson, a pioneering NASA mathematician whose work inspired the film "Hidden Figures," died this week. She was 101.
Posted on: 24 February 2020 | 12:45 pm