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Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg dead at 87

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 19:34 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 19:40 ET By Joan Biskupic and Ariane de Vogue, CNN (CNN) -- Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg died on Friday, the court announced. She was 87. Ginsburg was…

US will ban WeChat and TikTok downloads on Sunday

Originally Published: 18 SEP 20 07:59 ET Updated: 18 SEP 20 09:31 ET By Brian Fung, CNN Business (CNN) -- The Commerce Department plans to restrict access to TikTok and WeChat on Sunday as the Trump administration's executive orders against…

Police reform gained from Breonna Taylor's settlement

Black lives matter protests all over the nation and the loss of African American lives brings police reform

LOUISEVILLE, Kentucky -- A comprehensive police reform is gained from the murder of Breonna Taylor.  The price for this settlement included a 12 million dollar settlement. During a police drug raid, Taylor lost…

WATCH LIVE: Virtual 9/11 memorial hosted by Victoria Fire Department

Live on VFD's Facebook page

VICTORIA, Texas- Nineteen years ago, an unthinkable tragedy seemingly made time freeze. On September 11th, 2001 19  Islamic extremist terrorists part of Al-Qaeda hijacked four American planes. The hijackers crashed two planes into both towers of the World Trade Center,…

Whataburger and Dallas Cowboys team up in new partnership

First time the San Antonio based chain is the official burger for an NFL team

VICTORIA, Texas- Whataburger announced Tuesday that it is now the "Official Burger of the Dallas Cowboys." This statement was released by Whataburger. “Football is serious business in the Lone Star State, and for the past 60 years, the Dallas Cowboys…

Trump releases list of 20 new possible Supreme Court picks

Ted Cruz shortlisted for potential Supreme Court Candidates

By JILL COLVIN and JESSICA GRESKO Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump has announced he is adding 20 names to the list of Supreme Court candidates that he’s pledged to choose from if he has future vacancies to…

Pandemic Fatigue to occur in the U.S.

Recent data shows more American adults view pandemic as a health crisis

A weekly tracking poll shows pandemic fatigue is likely to occur in the nation. More Americans are viewing the pandemic as a health crisis, instead of an economic one. Right now 52 percent…

Senate Health Committee discusses COVID-19 vaccine plans

An update on COVID-19 vaccine and it's connection to other immunizations will be discussed

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Senate Health Committee will hold a hearing Wednesday morning, to discuss how vaccines help prevent infectious disease outbreaks. They will also receive a current update on the status of…

150 California Wildfire rescues, a dozen firefighters hurt

Wildfires continue to burn across our nation in California and Oregon

SAN DIEGO, California -- Historic wildfires are spreading on the West Coast, as hundreds of fires are burning in the pacific Northwest. Fierce winds have been fanning the…

White House prepares for Christmas early

The White House is already starting to prepare to decorate for Christmas

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- The White House is getting an early start to the holiday season, they are already planning for the traditional Christmas decorations. First Lady Melania and President Trump…

What you need to know about coronavirus on Monday, September 7

What you need to know about coronavirus

Originally Published: 07 SEP 20 07:26 ET By Ivana Kottasová, CNN (CNN) - "I have had more panic attacks this year than in my entire life combined." Aritri Paul, who lives in Kolkata, West Bengal, has been experiencing terrifying episodes…

Crowding continues during Labor Day Weekend

People across the U.S. are continuing to gather, despite the chance of catching COVID-19

SANTA CRUZ, California -- Currently, health experts are fearing that big labor day gatherings could cause outpouring of coronavirus for the Fall season coming up. Health officials, police departments, and security patrol's…

Judge orders Trump administration to stop 'winding down' 2020 Census field work

Judge orders Trump administration to stop 'winding down' 2020 Census field work

Originally Published: 05 SEP 20 22:49 ET Updated: 06 SEP 20 07:13 ET By Gregory Wallace, CNN (CNN) -- A federal judge on Saturday ordered the Trump administration to temporarily stop "winding down or altering any Census field operations." The…

Boats participating in a Trump support parade sink in Lake Travis

Boats participating in a Trump support parade sink in Texas

Originally Published: 05 SEP 20 16:48 ET Updated: 05 SEP 20 17:16 ET By Kay Jones and Alanne Orjoux, CNN (CNN) -- Several boats taking part in a Trump support parade on Lake Travis in Texas have sunk, officials said…

Opinion: Final act in Trump-Biden contest is testing America

Final act in Trump-Biden contest is testing America

Originally Published: 06 SEP 20 07:57 ET Updated: 06 SEP 20 09:28 ET Opinion by Richard Galant, CNN (CNN) - Labor Day makes us think of trips to see friends and family, backyard barbecues and a few last, lazy moments…

CDC expects thousands more COVID related deaths

The virus is still spreading and could potentially cause over thousands more deaths

ATLANTA, Georgia -- The Center for Disease Control predicts the number of deaths in the U.S. could reach 211,000 by the end of the month. Doctors say this…

A coronavirus vaccine by Election Day? Probably not. Here's why

Doctors who are running the clinical trials would know best, and they don't think so

Originally Published: 03 SEP 20 21:48 ET Updated: 04 SEP 20 12:23 ET By Maggie Fox, CNN (CNN) -- The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is asking states to get ready to distribute a coronavirus vaccine by as…