A record number of people are giving up their US citizenship, new research published on Sunday found.
At least nine cases of Covid-19 have been reported at a Georgia high school that came under scrutiny last week after a student shared a photo of a crowded hallway, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.
The WNBA took the political center stage this week. Players from the Atlanta Dream wore shirts endorsing a political opponent (Raphael Warnock) of team co-owner and Georgia Republican Sen. Kelly Loeffler. Loeffler had been critical of Black Lives Matter; many of the players endorse the movement.
Two police officers in Georgia are on administrative leave after shooting at five minors during a vehicle stop Saturday morning.
After sitting idle for several decades, a nearly 100-year-old sewing machine has been put to good use during the Covid-19 pandemic.
In May, millions of Americans watched as Robert Behnken and Douglas Hurley, two veteran NASA astronauts, strapped into a SpaceX Crew Dragon capsule and took a 17,000 mile per hour ride to the International Space Station. It was the first time NASA astronauts launched from US soil since 2011 — and the first time in history that a privately owned vehicle carried humans into Earth’s orbit.
Hundreds of motorcycle riders and enthusiasts are arriving in Sturgis, South Dakota, for the 80th Sturgis Motorcycle Rally despite objections from a majority of its residents.
A salmonella outbreak caused by onions is expanding and has infected 640 people from 43 states. At least 85 of them have been hospitalized, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said.
Colorado State University has paused all football-related activities indefinitely, the school’s director of athletics said, after learning of racism and verbal abuse allegations from within the Rams’ athletic administration and in the football program.
A house fire that killed three adults and two children in Denver was deliberately set by someone who fled the area, authorities said.
With the presidential election fewer than 90 days away, federal prosecutors in New York face a narrowing window in which to take overt steps — including bring charges — in their investigation of Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal attorney, and his Soviet-born associates.
The US intelligence community’s top election security official said in a statement Friday that China “prefers” an outcome where President Donald Trump is not reelected in November and Russia is working to “denigrate” former Vice President Joe Biden’s White House bid.
After Kenneth Bloom retired from a career in the grocery business, he didn’t stray far. The 61-year-old focused on delivering groceries for Instacart, a role he’d been doing as a side-gig before retirement. The work gave him more flexibility, a source of income to supplement his pension, and the chance to continue indulging in his fondness for food shopping.
Berkshire Hathaway is recovering from a rough start to a year in which it was hard hit by the coronavirus. Its second quarter earnings, released Saturday morning, were up almost 87% from last year, and a big turnaround from its huge first quarter loss.