California lays out pandemic rules for church…

California's churches, mosques and synagogue may get the nod to reopen their doors sooner than expected under new state guidelines

Judge Declares Florida's Voting Law For Ex-Felons…

The law, which was signed by Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis in 2019, required felons to pay outstanding court fees before being able to vote.

It Was Chicago's Deadliest Memorial Day Weekend…

Ten people were killed over the holiday weekend in Chicago, making it the Windy City's deadliest Memorial Day weekend since 2015, ABC 7 reports. At least 31 others have been injured in shootings in the city since Friday night. Three of those shot were teenagers, one fatally. The Chicago Tribune...

Dark cloud loom over city

Dark storm clouds hung over San Antonio, Texas, as a dramatic lightning storm swept through the city on May 24.

William Small, 'hero to journalism' at CBS, NBC…

Longtime broadcast news executive William J

Parents Have a Message for Student Wanted in 2…

The parents of the University of Connecticut senior wanted in two murders are urging him to give himself up. "You are loved," a lawyer for Peter Manfredonia's family said at a Monday night press conference, directly addressing the 23-year-old. "Your parents, your sisters, your entire family loves you. Nobody wants...

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On This Day: 26 May 1907

John Wayne was born (May 26).

Arbery family lawyer: Feds looking into how case…

A lawyer for the family of Ahmaud Arbery says a federal prosecutor told the slain man’s mother that federal officials are investigating potential misconduct by local officials who handled the case

Hospital's Inexpensive 'Corona Curtain' Could…

Doctors created the tent to cover patients during intubation, when large amounts of the coronavirus can spread.

Feds Probing Local Officials in Ahmaud Arbery…

The slaying of Ahmaud Arbery is being investigated as a federal hate crime, the attorney for Arbery's family tells CNN . S. Lee Merritt says he met with the United States Attorney for the Southern District of Georgia and was told of the development, but there has been no official confirmation....

Trailer on the loose in high winds

Strong winds sent a trailer on the loose during a thunderstorm in Fort Necessity, Louisiana, on May 25.

Former US Rep. Allen West out of hospital after…

Former U.S. Rep. Allen West of Florida has been released from a Texas hospital after suffering a concussion, several fractured bones and cuts in a motorcycle crash

5 Mail Carriers Attacked With Paintballs

Over a period of three hours on Saturday, five US Postal Service mail carriers were shot with paintballs in what police are calling a series of attacks carried out by two men. The USPS' law enforcement division is offering a $50,000 reward for information leading to the paintball gunmen,...

ShowBiz Minute: Cobb, May, Martin

Jimmy Cobb, percussionist and last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album, dies aged 91; Queen guitarist Brian May says he recently had three stents put in after experiencing “a small heart attack”; "Games of Thrones" author George R.R. Martin has joined a group buying the historic Santa Fe Southern Railroad. (May 26)

Branson's Virgin Orbit fails on first rocket…

Richard Branson’s Virgin Orbit has failed in its first attempt to launch a test satellite into space aboard a rocket carried aloft by a Boeing 747 and released over the ocean off Southern California

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University Of California System To Gradually Stop…

The University of California Board of Regents voted 23-0 to phase out the exams over the next five years.

Toddler Siblings Are Missing; Their Mother Was…

A young brother and sister are missing and their mother has been arrested in Tulsa, Okla. Police initially said Miracle Crook, 3, and her brother Tony Crook, 2, had last been seen by a family member on Thursday, and that they were reported missing Friday, KOCO reports. The siblings were...

Please don't do this during a flash flood

Flash flooding inundated the streets of Sunny Isles Beach, Florida, on May 25. This driver decided to take an ill-advised detour around the floodwaters.

Jimmy Cobb, 'Kind of Blue' drummer for Miles…

Jimmy Cobb, a percussionist and the last surviving member of Miles Davis’ 1959 “Kind of Blue” groundbreaking jazz album, has died

Air Force Scraps Pilot Height Rule

Would-be aviators no longer need to worry about being too short or too tall for the Air Force. Officials say the Air Force height requirement has been scrapped and applicants will now go through an "anthropometric screening process" to determine what aircraft they can safely fly, CBS reports. Under the...

AP Top Stories May 26 A

Here's the latest for Tuesday May 26th: California releases guidelines to reopen houses of worship; Trump threatens to pull GOP convention out of Charlotte; Crowds gather during Memorial Day weekend; Biden makes Memorial Day public appearance.

Efforts underway to get food from US farms to the…

One of the many troubling aspects of the coronavirus pandemic has been seeing farmers have to destroy crops and euthanize livestock at a time when millions are losing their jobs and demand is soaring at food banks

FBI Director Orders Internal Review Of Michael…

Chri​stopher Wray said the FBI's Inspection Division will look into "whether any current employees engaged in misconduct" during the investigation.

Kentucky Governor Hanged in Effigy

Republican and Democratic leaders in Kentucky have condemned gun rights and anti-lockdown protesters who hung an effigy of Gov. Andy Beshear on the Capitol grounds near the governor's mansion in Frankfort Sunday. The effigy had a note around its neck reading "sic semper tyrannis"—"thus always to tyrants"—the same...

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Air tanker drops retardant over Arizona fire

This tanker drops retardant to contain the Cottonwood Fire burning in Pinal County, Arizona, on May 23. At least 120 acres burned and 75 percent is contained.

US communities face tough choices on opening…

Public pools in the U.S. will look very different this summer if they open at all with the coronavirus threat still looming

Republican Party Sues California Over Mail-In…

The Republican National Committee is not OK with California's plan to send every resident a mail-in ballot for the November election and is now suing over what it calls an "illegal power grab" by the governor. The RNC, along with the National Republican Congressional Committee and the California Republican Party,...