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Five shot, one fatally, in downtown Anchorage, Alaska

Five shot, one fatally, in downtown Anchorage, Alaska

Police in Anchorage, Alaska, are investigating after five people were shot, one of whom later died. On Saturday at 2:43 a.m., Anchorage police responded to the 300 Block of Gambell Street in reference to a shooting, according to a news release from the department. When they arrived, officers found five adult victims, three males and…MORE

Business upticks show how Americans are recovering from the pandemic

Business upticks show how Americans are recovering from the pandemic

America hit a milestone Friday: 300 million people in the country have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. And as the number of vaccinations continues to rise, so do the signs the nation is getting back to business. Here’s a list of some indicators that the United States is recovering from the…MORE

Sesame Street introduces family with two gay dads during Pride Month

Sesame Street introduces family with two gay dads during Pride Month

There are some new faces on “Sesame Street” and they’re bringing a new layer of diversity to the decades-old children’s show. The show dropped its Family Day episode Thursday on HBO Max (which, like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia) and YouTube. The episode featured a family with two gay dads. On the episode, Nina introduces…MORE

Buffalo Bills’ Cole Beasley says he’d rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine

Buffalo Bills’ Cole Beasley says he’d rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley, in a challenge to the National Football League’s new Covid-19 training camp and preseason protocols, tweeted that he’d rather retire than get a vaccine. “Everyone — Hi, I’m Cole Beasley and I’m not vaccinated!,” he wrote in a post Friday that he called a “Public Service Announcement.” “I will…MORE

George Floyd statues unveiled as cities celebrate Juneteenth

George Floyd statues unveiled as cities celebrate Juneteenth

It was a quick turnaround for federal employers to recognize Juneteenth as a new federal holiday. But some cities were ready with new statues honoring George Floyd, whose killing by police in Minneapolis last year sparked a nationwide racial justice movement. In New York City, Terrence Floyd, George Floyd’s brother, unveiled a six-foot statue in…MORE

Germany secures impressive victory against Portugal at Euro 2020

Germany secures impressive victory against Portugal at Euro 2020

Two own goals and scores from Kai Havertz and Robin Gosens helped Germany to a convincing 4-2 victory against Portugal in the sides’ Euro 2020 game in Munich on Saturday. It was a much-needed victory for Germany — which had lost its opening game against France earlier this week — and a clinical attacking display,…MORE

Arizona police shoot suspect who struck multiple cyclists with vehicle

Arizona police shoot suspect who struck multiple cyclists with vehicle

Police in Show Low, Arizona, on Saturday shot a suspect who they say struck multiple cyclists with a vehicle during a bicycle race. According to the Show Low Police Department, seven victims were taken to the hospital, including one who was transported via air. Of the other six, four are in critical condition and two…MORE

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