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1 person is dead after a truck hit pedestrians at a Florida Pride parade

Two pedestrians at a Pride parade near Miami on Saturday were hit by a truck, leaving one dead and the other injured, according to police. “Both males were taken to Broward Health Medical Center, where one was pronounced deceased,” said Fort Lauderdale Police Department detective Ali Adamson at a Saturday night press conference. The second…MORE

He jumped into a bay to save a toddler. This week, he got a special honor

The Air Force’s Thunderbirds honored a man Friday who jumped into an Ocean City, Maryland, bay last month to save a toddler. Jonathan Bauer was selected to ride in the back seat of an F-16 as part of the Thunderbirds’ “Hometown Hero,” program, local officials said. “Jonathan Bauer is our hometown hero for the ……MORE

Five shot, one fatally, in downtown Anchorage, Alaska

Five shot, one fatally, in downtown Anchorage, Alaska

Police in Anchorage, Alaska, are investigating after five people were shot, one of whom later died. On Saturday at 2:43 a.m., Anchorage police responded to the 300 Block of Gambell Street in reference to a shooting, according to a news release from the department. When they arrived, officers found five adult victims, three males and…MORE

Business upticks show how Americans are recovering from the pandemic

Business upticks show how Americans are recovering from the pandemic

America hit a milestone Friday: 300 million people in the country have received at least one dose of the Covid-19 vaccine. And as the number of vaccinations continues to rise, so do the signs the nation is getting back to business. Here’s a list of some indicators that the United States is recovering from the…MORE

Sesame Street introduces family with two gay dads during Pride Month

Sesame Street introduces family with two gay dads during Pride Month

There are some new faces on “Sesame Street” and they’re bringing a new layer of diversity to the decades-old children’s show. The show dropped its Family Day episode Thursday on HBO Max (which, like CNN, is owned by WarnerMedia) and YouTube. The episode featured a family with two gay dads. On the episode, Nina introduces…MORE

Buffalo Bills’ Cole Beasley says he’d rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine

Buffalo Bills’ Cole Beasley says he’d rather retire than get Covid-19 vaccine

Buffalo Bills wide receiver Cole Beasley, in a challenge to the National Football League’s new Covid-19 training camp and preseason protocols, tweeted that he’d rather retire than get a vaccine. “Everyone — Hi, I’m Cole Beasley and I’m not vaccinated!,” he wrote in a post Friday that he called a “Public Service Announcement.” “I will…MORE