5 things to know for Oct. 24: United Kingdom, RSV, Hurricane Roslyn, Trump, Diwali

CNN – NASA has a team in place that will begin a study today on unidentified aerial phenomena, commonly known as UFOs. The group of 16 people – consisting of astronomers, astrophysicists, biologists, former pentagon officials, and a former astronaut – will gather data on unidentifiable events in the sky and release its findings to … Read more

5 things to know for Oct. 4: Hurricane Ian, North Korea, Capitol riot, FAA, Covid-19

CNN – Halloween is still more than a month away, but some major retailers are already preparing for Christmas. Walmart and Target have said they’re getting an earlier start on the holiday shopping season this year in stores and online as households nationwide continue to grapple with persistently high inflation that’s forcing them to cut … Read more

5 things to know for Oct. 3: Hurricanes, SCOTUS, Brazil, United Airlines, food recall

CNN – In 2022, it’s not uncommon to be surrounded by gadgets that can turn on your lights, remind you of an appointment or track your sleep. But how far is too far? Some technology experts say Amazon’s new list of updates shows how prevalent surveillance products are in every corner of our homes with … Read more

5 things to know on October 2, 2022: Start your week smart: Soccer stadium tragedy, Hurricane Ian, Brazil, Ukraine, Trump

More people are buying electric vehicles than ever before, with monthly sales nearly triple what they were four years ago. But finding a place to charge your EV when you’re away from home can be a problem depending on where you live. So, before you head out on any long road trips, take a look … Read more

NFL: London is the stage for the milestone 100th international game

CNN – The NFL returns to London on Sunday as the Minnesota Vikings (2-1) and New Orleans Saints (1-2) contest the first of five international slate of games scheduled this season. With Justin Jefferson and the Vikings taking on Alvin Kamara and the Saints at Tottenham Hotspur Stadium, Sunday’s game will mark the 100th game … Read more

Live Updates: Ian’s US death toll climbs to 27

The Latest on Hurricane Ian: TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – The US death toll from Hurricane Ian has risen to 27 as of Friday night. According to Florida’s Medical Examiners Commission, several new deaths were attributable to the storm, including a 62-year-old woman who died after suffering injuries and drowning when a tree fell on a mobile … Read more

Hurricane Ian drenches Florida, leaves a path of destruction

PUNTA GORDA, Fla. (AP) – Rescue crews piloted boats and waded through flooded streets Thursday to save thousands of Floridians trapped after Hurricane Ian destroyed homes and businesses and left millions in the dark. The devastation began to come into focus a day after Ian made landfall in Florida as one of the strongest hurricanes … Read more

Hurricane Ian: Live updates on the storm’s path, impact

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hurricane Ian rapidly intensified as it neared landfall along Florida’s southwest coast Wednesday morning, gaining top winds of 155 mph (250 kph), just shy of the most dangerous Category 5 status. Damaging winds and rain lashed the state, and forecasters said the heavily populated Fort Myers area could be inundated … Read more

5 things to know for Sept. 28: Hurricane Ian, Jan. 6, Nord Stream, Immigration, NASA

CNN – The world’s first all-electric passenger aircraft has successfully taken to the sky with battery technology similar to that of an electric car or a cell phone. The zero-emission plane – named Alice – traveled at an altitude of 3,500 feet for eight minutes during its inaugural flight on Tuesday. Now, the company behind … Read more

5 things to know for Sept. 27: Hurricane Ian, Japan, Trump, Student loans, Ukraine

CNN – The CIA has a museum with exhibits featuring spy gadgets, declassified artifacts and items like the covers for the binder and tablet used for President Joe Biden’s daily briefing. Interested in visiting? Well, unfortunately, the museum isn’t open to the public – but the agency has shared some very interesting pictures from inside. … Read more