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Marc Short, chief of staff to Vice President Mike Pence, has been diagnosed with Covid-19, the vice president's office announced in a statement, marking the second top Pence aide to test positive this week.
SALEM, IL (KMOV ) -- A heat lamp used to keep chicks warm in a garage is being blamed for starting a fire that badly damaged a home in Salem, Illinois.
Clarence Cox took over a 35-year-old motorcoach business from his father and uncle and had hopes of one day giving it to his daughters. But with a $5 million fleet parked for months during a pandemic, and no federal aid, his goal now is just to make it to the end of 2020.
This weekend we Lutherans will celebrate Reformation Sunday, the “birthday” of all churches that fall under the Protestant umbrella.
It's been an unprecedented year for the firearms industry, which has seen a steady, pandemic-related surge in sales since Covid-19-related lockdowns began in March.
My daughter-in-law Emily is always gracious enough to make this delicious lasagna for me when I ask. The roasting of the vegetables adds such a wonderful flavor and texture to the lasagna.
Secret Service officers are getting new laser-blocking sunglasses. LaFayette Park, that iconic center of protest, has been fenced off months before the usual Inauguration Day shut down.
The Strand has survived almost a century as perhaps New York's most famous bookstore, with its "18 Miles of Books" earning diehard loyalty from countless tourists and locals alike.
SOCIAL CIRCLE – The coronavirus pandemic has posed unprecedented challenges to teachers and students. To help advance life-sciences education during these trying times, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources is expanding eligibility for its Conservation Teacher of the Year grant.
Police in Poland used pepper spray against demonstrators after hundreds gathered in the capital of Warsaw to protest a near-total ban on abortions.
The world is one step closer to solving one of fast food's stickiest mysteries: Is the McDonald's ice cream machine broken or not?
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, brushing aside Democratic concerns over the expedited timeframe for confirming Supreme Court nominee Amy Coney Barrett, moved on Friday to cut off debate and set up a final confirmation vote eight days before the election.
Millions of Americans are out of work and struggling to get by as the economy continues to reel from the pandemic. Yet one measure of consumers' financial health is improving -- at least on paper.
President Donald Trump announced Friday that Sudan and Israel have agreed to normalize relations -- a foreign policy achievement for the incumbent president less than two weeks before the US presidential election.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order that appears to provide him and his agency appointees more leeway in the hiring and firing of federal employees deemed disloyal, a move that critics say politicizes civil service and could lead to career officials being pushed out for politica…
The following charges and arrests were reported by the Rockdale County Sheriff’s Office, Conyers Police Department, Georgia State Patrol, and Georgia Pardon and Parole for the period of Oct. 13-19, 2020:
Former Vice President Joe Biden claimed that he "never said I oppose fracking" when pressed by President Donald Trump on the issue during Thursday night's presidential debate.
Newton County is being asked to rezone 46 acres in the eastern portion of the county for development of a $15 million truck stop and auto fueling station.
The second and final showdown between President Donald Trump and Democratic challenger Joe Biden looked much more like a normal debate than their first meeting.
In a blow to Uber and Lyft, a California appeals court said Thursday that the companies must reclassify their drivers as employees rather than independent contractors, affirming an earlier court decision.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell did not answer questions about his health Thursday, only saying there were "no concerns" after reporters asked him about what appeared to be bruises and bandages on his hands in recent days.
Walmart on Thursday filed a lawsuit against the federal government asking a court to clarify that the company and its pharmacists were not responsible for the distribution of improper opioid prescriptions.
Miami (WFOR) -- A Georgia man is out of $9,000 in cash after a flirtatious bar encounter at a local casino ended up with him being drugged and his money taken by an unknown woman inside a Dania Beach hotel room.
President Donald Trump heeded the pleas of his advisers when he took the debate stage Thursday night, delivering a much more restrained performance as he took on his rival, Joe Biden, but he failed to get the game-changing moment he needed to dramatically alter the trajectory of the race.
MIAMI (WFOR) -- The Federal Bureau of Investigation confirmed Wednesday the arrest of a South Florida attorney as being a suspected South Florida serial bank robber.
Deciding whether — or when — to upgrade your smartphone is hard. Besides some attempts at swanky foldable phones, the look of smartphones hasn't changed much in recent years. Most improvements, while technologically impressive, mostly feel minor to the average consumer. But Apple's latest iP…
Ice skating will return to Conyers for the 21st year after the City Council on Wednesday approved a contract with Ice Days LLC for the operation of a skating rink at the Olde Town Pavilion on Main Street.
Goldman Sachs's Malaysian subsidiary has pleaded guilty to charges that it conspired to violate US anti-bribery laws in a massive scheme involving the Southeast Asian country's sovereign wealth fund, known as 1MDB.
Less than two weeks from Election Day, Joe Biden and Donald Trump are scheduled to appear onstage for the final general election presidential debate of 2020.
Snapping Shoals EMC recently awarded $16,000 in grants to Newton County School System teachers through the co-op’s Bright Ideas program.
WALTON COUNTY, Fla. (WALA) -- A Freeport man has been charged with felony animal cruelty after multiple witnesses say he was repeatedly hitting and throwing his dog, Walton County officials reported Thursday.
In its two decades, Google has amassed a dizzying amount of power, building a search and advertising behemoth that many critics believe is an illegal monopoly. But the fact you get most of Google's services for free, and that many people seem to prefer them over alternatives, could -— Google…