Category Archives: National News

Bidens announce their elder German shepherd, Champ, has died

Bidens announce their elder German shepherd, Champ, has died

Adam Schultz/The White House(WASHINGTON) — The White House will be a little quieter when the Bidens return from Delaware to Washington, D.C., after the passing of their beloved German shepherd, Champ Biden. “Our hearts are heavy today as we let you all know that our beloved German Shepherd, Champ, passed away peacefully at home. He…read more »

Juneteenth is now a national holiday. What’s next?

Juneteenth is now a national holiday. What’s next?

Joshua Roberts/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Now that Juneteenth has been recognized as a national holiday to commemorate the end of slavery in the U.S., just ahead of Saturday’s June 19 anniversary, advocates are weighing in on how Americans should mark the occasion and what the day should mean to the country going forward. “Juneteenth is not…read more »

Tropical storm warnings from New Orleans to Pensacola: Latest forecast

Tropical storm warnings from New Orleans to Pensacola: Latest forecast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A tropical threat churning in the Gulf of Mexico is taking aim at the Gulf Coast — and is forecast to strengthen into tropical storm Claudette. Tropical storm warnings have been issued in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama and the Florida panhandle as the region prepares for heavy rain, gusty winds and potential…read more »

Tropical Storm Claudette forms SW of New Orleans: Latest forecast

Tropical Storm Claudette forms SW of New Orleans: Latest forecast

ABC News(NEW YORK) — A tropical threat churning in the Gulf of Mexico is taking aim at the Gulf Coast — and has formed into Tropical Storm Claudette just southwest of New Orleans. The storm is moving NNE as 12 mph with sustained winds at 45 mph, gusting at 60 mph. Tropical storm force winds…read more »