Wave of evictions expected as moratoriums end in…

Housing advocates fear that they could see a wave of evictions in the coming months, as states end moratoriums put in place during the coronavirus pandemic

Gohmert's Daughter Calls Him Out on COVID…

"My father ignored medical expertise and now he has COVID." That's the official word from Caroline Gohmert, Louie Gohmert's daughter, on the congressman's coronavirus diagnosis. "Wearing a mask is a non-partisan issue. The advice of medical experts shouldn't be politicized," the younger Gohmert, who is a musician going by BELLSAINT,...

Ken Graham on Hurricane Isaias impacts

On Aug. 3, AccuWeather's Brittany Boyer was joined by the director of the National Hurricane Center, Ken Graham, to talk about Isaias impacts along the east coast.

Hurricane Isaias makes landfall in North Carolina

Hurricane Isaias has made landfall near Ocean Isle Beach, North Carolina, according to the National Hurricane Center

Researchers Have Grim Warning on Mississippi

Florida is currently the No. 1 state when it comes to new coronavirus cases per capita—but Mississippi is on track to overtake it, NPR reports. In a grim Twitter thread , Harvard researcher Ashish Jha says Mississippi is "doing VERY badly but has received little attention." Testing is down 8%...

Virus ravages poverty-stricken US border town

California’s often-forgotten Imperial Valley illustrates how lower-income and Latino households are among those suffering most from the coronavirus pandemic in the United States. (August 4)

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St. Louis prosecutor chided by Trump faces…

The top prosecutor in St. Louis is facing a primary challenge after drawing criticism from President Donald Trump for filing charges against a couple who displayed guns at protesters marching near their home

Chad Daybell Hears Wife With Police on Recording

A courtroom that included her husband, Chad Daybell, heard Lori Vallow tell police officers on a recording made last November, "I look like a suspect, but I'm a good person." The officers had come to the couple's home in Rexburg, Idaho, to ask about their two missing children, the New...

Preparing for flooding and storm surge

AccuWeather's Jonathan Petramala was live in the Oak Island area in North Carolina, on Aug. 3 at 8 p.m., reporting with an update on Isaias.

Missouri voters to decide on health care for more…

Missouri voters are set to decide whether to expand Medicaid health care coverage to thousands more low-income adults

Graduate's Choice: Remove Mask or Miss Ceremony

"Are you still not hearing us," John Holmes asked rhetorically during an interview Sunday. Last week, his son was told he could not take part in the procession at his high school graduation in Pennsylvania unless he took off his Black Lives Matter mask. School officials offered Dean Holmes another...

Today in History for August 4th

Highlights of this day in history: Nazi police arrest Anne Frank and family; Britain declares war on Germany in World War I; Three civil rights workers found slain in Mississippi; The Bordens axed to death; Jazz great Louis Armstrong born. (Aug. 4)

Kansas Senate race tests GOP leaders' power to…

Establishment Republicans are seeking to thwart polarizing conservative Kris Kobach’s bid for Kansas’ open Senate seat, a task complicated by President Donald Trump’s refusal to endorse their favored candidate in the primary

'Pathetic!': Trump Blasts COVID Adviser Birx

President Trump isn't shy about expressing displeasure with Dr. Anthony Fauci, and on Monday he slammed fellow COVID adviser Dr. Deborah Birx for the first time, reports Axios . Trump's criticism came after Birx issued a dire coronavirus outlook for the US, saying the disease was in a "new phase" and...

Jonathan Petramala in the eye of Isaias

AccuWeather's Jonathan Petramala was on the scene in the eye of Hurricane Isaias on Aug. 3 in Oak Island, North Carolina.

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Kansas Rep. Watkins battles for seat while facing…

Freshman Kansas Rep. Steve Watkins is fighting to keep his seat in the state’s Republican primary while facing felony criminal charges

Goodnight Moon Gets a Modern Twist

Goodnight Moon , meet Good Morning Zoom . The children's classic by Margaret Wise Brown is getting a pandemic-themed update. Philomel Books said Monday that Good Morning Zoom , written by Manhattan banking exec Lindsay Rechler, will be released on Oct. 6, reports the AP . Rechler has two children, ages 2 and 4,...

Trump slams Nevada lawmakers over mail-in voting

President Donald Trump says his administration plans to sue Nevada after the state's lawmakers passed a bill to mail active voters ballots ahead of the November election amid the coronavirus pandemic. (Aug. 3)

'Squad' member Tlaib faces test in Michigan…

“Squad” member Rashida Tlaib looks to fend off a serious challenge for her House seat in Michigan’s primary, in a rematch with the woman she narrowly defeated two years ago

Worrying Pandemic Trend: a Rise in Homicides

Chicago has logged 430 homicides so far this year, up 51% from this point last year, reports the Sun-Times . And while Chicago has drawn much of the attention over rising homicides, it's far from alone among big US cities. A Wall Street Journal analysis finds that 36 of the nation's...

Severe flooding sweeps through Georgetown

Multiple cars were stuck or parked in high water in Georgetown, South Carolina, thanks to flooding brought about by Hurricane Isaias on Aug. 3.

Reporter sues Golden Globes organization over…

A Norwegian entertainment reporter is suing the organization that gives out the Golden Globes, alleging that it acts as a cartel that illegally protects its members against competition

Navy Investigating 'Target' Used in K9 Attack Demo

In addition to US service members, military dogs are sent onto battlefields to help defeat foes, and a demonstration last year at a Florida nonprofit was meant to show how that's done. But video has now emerged of that demo in Fort Pierce at the National Navy UDT-SEAL Museum, with...

Trumps slams NY probe as 'witch hunt' continued

President Donald Trump has dismissed reports of a NY prosecutor's attempts to get his tax returns, saying it is a continuation of the "witch hunt" against him. (Aug. 3)

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Judge: 'Discriminatory' to deny Puerto Rico…

A federal judge has ruled that it is unconstitutional to deny Puerto Ricans living in the U.S. territory access to three federal welfare programs in a major decision cheered by many

Election 'Night' May Not Exist Anymore

Of all the predictions about how Election 2020 might unfold, one seems safest of all: The night of November 3 is going to be a mess. Media writer Ben Smith of the New York Times writes that this year's election night is going to be far different than any in...

Deer runs for its life from Isaias

While Jonathan Petramala was on the scene in Oak Island, North Carolina, on Aug. 3, he managed to spot a deer running for its life in the harsh weather of Isaias.