Toddler out of medical coma after Chicago road…

A doctor says a toddler shot in the head while riding in a car on Chicago’s Lake Shore Drive has been removed from a medically induced coma but remains in critical condition

Filmmaker: 'Q' of QAnon Inadvertently Revealed…

It's one of the big questions surrounding the QAnon movement : Who is Q? That is, who is the anonymous figure behind QAnon's fringe conspiracy theories, including the ones claiming that opponents of Donald Trump run a global pedophile ring and worship Satan. In a new documentary on HBO Max, filmmaker...

A wild night of weather in Mississippi

AccuWeather's Kim Leoffler was in Mississippi on April 9 and 10, observing the severity and effects of the string of severe storms sweeping through the area.

Maryland lawmakers plan to override vetoes on…

Maryland lawmakers are gathering to override Gov. Larry Hogan's vetoes of three police reform measures

Scientists Will Determine If Phillip Adams Had CTE

The question of whether former NFL player Phillip Adams suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy will eventually be answered. The 32-year-old killed five people in Rock Hill, South Carolina, on Wednesday, and York County Coroner Sabrina Gast on Friday said that Adams' family had agreed to allow his brain to be...

US cyber experts worked to safeguard election

The U.S. Cyber Command conducted more than two dozen operations aimed at preventing interference in last November's presidential election, the general who leads the Pentagon's cyber force said Thursday. (March 25)

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Texas Rep. Crenshaw temporarily blinded after eye…

Texas Republican Rep. Dan Crenshaw says he has undergone surgery on his eye and will be virtually sightless for a month

Restaurants Struggle to Keep Ketchup in Stock

In the grand scheme of a pandemic, it's not so bad. Still, the Wall Street Journal reports on an unexpected hiccup related to COVID—a ketchup shortage. The issue is most pronounced for restaurants scrambling to find supplies, particularly of ketchup packets, which are deemed safer than shared bottles. "Everyone...

Man in mobile home killed by falling tree

Storms racing across the South claimed one man’s life in Louisiana. AccuWeather’s Bill Wadell has the story.

Lawmakers seek long-term limit on governors…

State lawmakers across the U.S. are taking actions to limit the emergency powers of governors — not just in the current coronavirus pandemic, but for any future emergencies

Ethics Panel to Investigate Matt Gaetz

Rep. Matt Gaetz now faces another investigation, this one by the House Ethics Committee. The Florida Republican already is being investigated by the Justice Department on sex trafficking allegations. The Democratic-controlled committee's announcement Friday referred to a list of accusations against Gaetz, the Washington Post reports, involving "sexual misconduct and/or...

Colorado supermarket shooting suspect in court

Three days after he was led away in handcuffs from a Boulder supermarket where 10 people were fatally shot, the suspect appeared in court for the first time and his defense lawyer asked for a mental health assessment "to address his mental illness." (March 25)

For Black journalists, working Chauvin trial…

Covering the trial of ex-Minneapolis police Officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd is a particularly intense experience for Black journalists

City That Seized Black Family's Resort Might Give…

A family hopes to hold a major reunion soon, on the oceanfront land in Los Angeles County that was seized from their relatives a century ago. The City of Manhattan Beach and the state are considering returning the land to descendants of the people kicked off it in 1924, the...

Historic arctic blast keeps Alaskan temperatures…

After a week of daily low-temperature records, conditions are expected to get even colder.

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More Black Americans open to vaccines after…

More Black Americans say they are open to taking the coronavirus vaccine

Johnson & Johnson Supply to Fall 80% Next Week

The federal government allocated 4.9 million doses of the Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine for this week, sending them to states, cities, territories, and US agencies. Next week, the supply will plummet to 700,000 doses, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, a drop of more...

'Godzilla vs. Kong' promises message in the mayhem

Actors Rebecca Hall, Alexander Skarsgard and Millie Bobby Brown discuss whether their clash of the titans adventure has a deeper meaning behind its giant monster brawls. (March 25)

Women fighting fires in Florida: Colleagues…

Five women who made history by working an entire firefighting shift with no men are still thriving at their fire department in Florida months later

New Executive Order From Biden, This Time on the…

The Supreme Court is about to go under the microscope. An executive order set to be signed by President Biden on Friday will create a 36-member bipartisan commission to study possible changes for the high court, including whether it makes sense to expand the number of seats. Axios notes that...

Damaging winds and downpours to thrash Southeast

The severe weather outbreak will keep residents from New Orleans to Atlanta on high alert for dangerous thunderstorms.

Biden budget seeks more for schools, health care…

President Joe Biden has released a $1.5 trillion wish list for his first federal budget

Sister of Accused Gunman: 'Something Was Off'

A sister of Phillip Adams, the former NFL cornerback accused of fatally gunning down a prominent doctor and four others in South Carolina on Wednesday before taking his own life, is speaking out, and she says the past couple of years were ones in which Adams' mental health took a...

Senior couple connects community through music

Peter and Veronica Fuchs have created a community where they share their musical talents to entertain a variety of people from their Vi at Aventura home. They end their daily Facebook live show by performing Peter's original song “Wear a Mask." (March 25)

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Trump addresses GOP as power to shape national…

Former President Donald Trump insists he’s enjoying his life off Twitter

Amazon Has the Votes to Defeat Union Bid

The result is not yet official, but the Wall Street Journal says the outcome is now clear: Amazon workers in Alabama have voted against forming a union. Early results had been heading in that direction, and the Journal reports that the anti-union effort has eclipsed the magic number of 1,...

Tornado touches down in Mississippi amid severe…

As severe thunderstorms slammed the south-central and southeastern U.S. on April 9, at least one tornado was spotted touching down in Mississippi.