National

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…

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…

Governor Abbott extends statewide Disaster Declaration for COVID-19

Governor Abbott extends statewide Disaster Declaration for COVID-19

AUSTIN, Texas - Governor Greg Abbott issued a proclamation on Monday, September 7 extending the Disaster Declaration for all Texas counties in response to COVID-19. The Disaster Declaration was first issued on March 13, 2020. The declaration provides the state…

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…

Kenosha, Wisconsin's turmoil and Trump's visit

President Trump visits Kenosha, after Jacob Blake's shooting video went viral

KENOSHA, Wisconsin -- This Tuesday, September 1st, Trump visited Kenosha to meet with business owners and law enforcement. In the past, he has defended the police and law enforcement, despite…

Republican National Convention Day 3 Highlights

Vice President Mike Pence accepts nomination

BALTIMORE, Maryland -- The Republican National Convention continues this week, with their selected theme of "America, the Land of Heroes." On day three, the President and First Lady Melania were alongside Vice President Pence and Second Lady Karen at Fort…

Body believed to be that of a missing Fort Hood soldier has been found

Fort Hood said in a statement at the time that foul play is suspected in his death

Originally Published: 26 AUG 20 09:38 ET By Melissa Alonso, CNN (CNN) -- A body believed to be that of a missing Fort Hood soldier has been found. Officials are awaiting forensic confirmation but police said that identification found on…

Republicans nominate Trump to take on Biden in the fall

The Republican Party has formally nominated President Donald Trump for another term

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) - The Republican Party has formally nominated President Donald Trump for another term. Monday's state-by-state voting was one of the first acts of a GOP convention that has been dramatically scaled down to prevent the spread of…

Governor Abbott requests Federal Emergency Declaration ahead of Hurricane Marco and Tropical Storm Laura

Gov. Abbott issues State Disaster Declaration for 23 counties including Victoria

Updated on 8-24-2020. WASHINGTON -- FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available to the state of Texas to supplement state and local response efforts to the emergency conditions in the area affected by Tropical Storms Marco and Laura, beginning Aug. 23, 2020, and continuing. The President's action authorizes…

What to expect from the five most interesting speeches at the RNC

Catch the Republican National Convention at CrossroadsToday.com

Originally Published: 23 AUG 20 15:00 ET Updated: 23 AUG 20 15:54 ET Analysis by Chris Cillizza, CNN Editor-at-large (CNN) -- The Republican National Convention gets underway in just about 24 hours. With the eyes of the political world laser-focused…

Gulf Coast on alert as simultaneous tropical storms threaten

Two tropical storms are advancing across the Caribbean, posing potentially historic threats to the U.S. Gulf Coast

Originally Published: 22 AUG 20 05:09 ET Updated: 22 AUG 20 18:42 ET By Allison Chinchar, Jennifer Gray and Derek Van Dam, CNN (CNN) -- Tropical Storm Marco strengthened significantly on Saturday and could hit Louisiana as a hurricane by…

American Idol Season 19 going virtual due to pandemic

Auditions for American Idol still happening despite pandemic

  VICTORIA, Texas -- Texas is having their auditions on Saturday, August 22. Even with COVID-19 and social distancing regulations mandated across the nation, aspiring singers can still audition for a chance to be the next winner. All auditions…

How to make sure your 2020 mail-in vote is counted

November's Presidential election just 80 days away

Originally Published: 15 AUG 20 08:18 ET Updated: 15 AUG 20 08:56 ET Analysis by Zachary B. Wolf, CNN (CNN) -- A lot of people have concerns about mail-in voting (is the Postal Service being sabotaged? Will their vote be…

Trump resorts to fearmongering in rambling media appearances

A review of recent press conferences by President Trump

Originally Published: 13 AUG 20 11:00 ET By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- Facing an unabating pandemic, abysmal poll numbers and an economic slump, President Donald Trump has made a series of media appearances this week where he appeared deflated…