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Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tour raises Zika concerns after baby announcement
Oct15

Meghan Markle and Prince Harry tour raises Zika concerns after baby announcement

Ben Birchall – WPA Pool / Getty Images(LONDON) — Meghan Markle and Prince Harry announced their pregnancy this morning as they kicked off a 16-day tour that includes stops in Australia, New Zealand, Fiji and Tonga.But the trip is raising some concerns…

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Lawyer for indicted Russian firm says special counsel ‘made up a crime’
Oct15

Lawyer for indicted Russian firm says special counsel ‘made up a crime’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — An attorney for a Russian firm allegedly involved in the wide-ranging effort to interfere in the 2016 election sought to convince a federal judge this week that his client’s alleged crimes are in fact not cri…

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Hurricane Michael latest: Number of missing in hard-hit Mexico Beach drops dramatically
Oct15

Hurricane Michael latest: Number of missing in hard-hit Mexico Beach drops dramatically

NOAA/Twitter (MEXICO BEACH, Fla.) — Five days after Hurricane Michael roared into the Florida Panhandle, decimating the seaside community of Mexico Beach, rescuers appear to have some good news — just three people remain missing in the city that was …

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Woman fired after video shows her blocking black man from entering his apartment building
Oct15

Woman fired after video shows her blocking black man from entering his apartment building

Courtesy D’Arreion Toles(ST. LOUIS) — A white woman in St. Louis was fired after videos went viral of her trying to block a black man from entering his own apartment building on Saturday.D’Arreion Toles recorded his attempts to enter his apartment com…

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Ousted EPA scientist says agency effort to protect children from lead has stalled
Oct15

Ousted EPA scientist says agency effort to protect children from lead has stalled

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The federal government’s push to prevent lead from harming children’s health has stalled, according to a top scientist at the Environmental Protection Agency who was recently pushed out of her job.The scientist, Ruth Et…

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