Widow of Dallas officer slain by Lee Harvey…

Marie Tippit, the widow of the Dallas police officer killed by Lee Harvey Oswald about 45 minutes after the assassination of President John F

Ky. Woman Gets a Poorly Timed Tattoo

Leah Holland wants you to know that she is not an anti-masker—despite what her tattoo says. The 25-year-old from Georgetown, Ky., had the words “courageously & radically refuse to wear a mask” inked onto her left arm on March 4, 2020, Lex 18 reports, just two days before Kentucky...

'Seedballs' giving Kenya's forests a fighting…

Specially designed 'seedballs' are being used in Masai Mara, Kenya, to help rebuild the depleted forests. The little balls, covered in charcoal dust, are filled with acacia seeds.

In Alabama, a vote to keep Confederate monument…

Alabama lawmakers have rejected legislation that would give cities and counties in the Dep South state a possible avenue to take down Confederate monuments and relocate them elsewhere

Soldiers Guarding Capitol Given ''Inedible' Food

Dozens of the National Guard troops protecting Congress have been made ill by bad food, Michigan lawmakers say. Gov. Gretchen Whitmer was among those demanding answers after a whistleblower told WXYZ earlier this week that many soldiers had been served meals with raw or undercooked meat, and 74 meals were...

SpaceX Starship explodes after test flight landing

SpaceX's futuristic Starship has exploded after what looked to be a successful touchdown. (March 3)

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Mississippi River cities join project to map…

Cities along the Mississippi River will take part in a global system to determine where plastic pollution comes from and how it ends up in waterways

Authorities Say SUV in Horrific Crash Entered…

Authorities say a Ford Expedition crammed with 25 people crossed into the US from Mexico, likely through a breach in the border fence, before it was struck by a tractor-trailer near Holtville, Calif., on Tuesday morning, killing 13 people in the SUV, the Los Angeles Times reports. Surveillance footage shows...

Two years since deadly EF4 tornado struck Alabama

It has been two years since one of the most devastating outbreaks of tornadoes in the last decade hit the U.S. on March 3, 2019. One particularly deadly tornado hit Lee County, Alabama, before crossing the state border into Georgia.

With Biden's backing, Dems revive bill to…

House Democrats have rushed to pass the most ambitious effort in decades to overhaul policing

South Carolina Senators Want to Bring Back Firing…

Firing squads will make a comeback in South Carolina if a bill being considered by the state's Senate becomes law. Under current South Carolina law, condemned inmates have the choice between lethal injection or the electric chair, and the state can't force them to die by electrocution if they choose...

Texas resident says 'too soon' for no mask mandate

Texas is lifting its mask mandate, making it the largest state to no longer require one of the most effective ways to slow the spread of the coronavirus. Miranda Todd, a Houston resident, feels it's 'too soon' for a no mask mandate. (March 3)

Utah nears new teen treatment rules Paris Hilton…

Utah is one hurdle away from stricter rules regulating treatment centers for troubled teens, weeks after Paris Hilton gave emotional testimony in support of the bill

Hunters' Quota Was 119 Wolves. They Blew Past It

The Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources approved 1,547 permits to kill a quota of 119 wolves during a weeklong hunt. What happened instead: 216 wolves were killed in less than 60 hours, per the New York Times . That's 82% more than the limit allowed, and conservationists are furious. The...

Tornado survivor warns everyone to review their…

One man who lost his home in last year’s EF4 tornado in Putnam County, Tennessee, is urging everyone to review their insurance coverage.

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Study: Chinook salmon are key to Northwest orcas…

A new study from federal researchers provides the most detailed look yet at what the Pacific Northwest's endangered orcas eat

'It's Comical,' Woman Says of Outcome of KKK Flag…

It was "horrible conduct," not criminal, and a prosecutor in Michigan is encouraging the state legislature to consider changing the law so that it would be considered criminal in the future. Wayne County Prosecutor Kym Worthy on Tuesday announced that her office was unable to charge a Grosse Pointe Park...

Farmworkers get vaccine at California mobile…

Farmworkers in California lined up for coronavirus vaccinations at a mobile clinic on Wednesday. Organizers hope the clinic will be a model for outreach to a community that's been hit hard by COVID-19. (March 3)

Texas schools, stores divided on masks as mandate…

The impact of Texas' governor repealing many of the state’s COVID-19 restrictions is beginning to take shape

Conspiracy Theorists Think Trump Will Be…

Capitol Police are boosting security in response to a far-right conspiracy theory claiming Donald Trump will again become president on Thursday. Some QAnon supporters believed Trump would declare martial law and remain in office on Jan. 20. But "when that didn't happen, the date was moved from Jan. 20 to...

Scientists detected "space hurricane" above North…

We don't have to worry about just hurricanes, but also space hurricanes. Scientists recently announced the detection of a space hurricane that hovered above the North Pole in 2014.

6 killed in Oklahoma house fire, including…

Authorities say a fire tore through an Oklahoma home, killing six people, including several children

Boy Scouts Plan 'Unthinkable' Move to Pay Abuse…

The Boy Scouts of America this week proposed establishing a fund of at least $300 million that would be used to settle the more than 80,000 sex-abuse claims it faces. An attorney for 1,000 of those alleged victims called that amount "chump change" in comments to CNN . But...

Gina Raimondo sworn in as Commerce Secretary

Gina Raimondo, the Rhode Island governor picked by President Joe Biden to lead the Commerce Department, has been sworn in by Vice President Kamala Harris. (March 3)

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Businesses tied to Noem family got $600,000 in…

Family members of South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem received more than $600,000 in funds from a state grant program pushed by the governor that directed federal coronavirus relief funds to small businesses

Pushback on Texas Order: 'Don't Cut Off Your…

Next Wednesday is a big day for the Lone Star State: Per a Tuesday executive order announced by Gov. Greg Abbott , Texas will be opening "100%" on that date, and there will no longer be a statewide mandate for people to wear face masks. Per the Texas Tribune , local health...

Rumbling thunder sets off alarms

Powerful thunder roared over Long Beach, California, on March 3, setting off car alarms in a church parking lot.