Tropical Storm Fay lashing East Coast with heavy rain

The sixth named system of the young Atlantic hurricane season formed Thursday afternoon just east of Cape Hatteras, North Carolina. Tropical Storm Fay breaks the record for earliest sixth named storm in the Atlantic basin by almost two weeks. The biggest impact will be very heavy rainfall moving northward through Friday night along the East Coast…

Naya Rivera presumed dead in “tragic accident” after disappearance

Search continues for missing actress Naya Rivera Search continues for missing actress Naya Riv… 01:35 Actress Naya Rivera, known for her role on “Glee,” is believed to have drowned in “what appears to be a tragic accident” while boating with her son on a California lake, authorities said Thursday. Rivera was reported missing Wednesday, when…

This week on “Sunday Morning” (July 12)

Guest host: Lee Cowan.COVER STORY: Building bridges to combat COVID-19 in communities of colorAccording to the CDC, people with chronic diseases, such as obesity, hypertension and type-2 diabetes, are a staggering 12 times more likely to die from the coronavirus – and Black Americans have a higher prevalence of many of these conditions. In Baltimore,…

Turkey’s president formally reconverts Istanbul’s Hagia Sophia into a mosque

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Friday formally reconverted Istanbul’s sixth-century iconic Hagia Sophia into a mosque and declared it open to Muslim worship, hours after a high court annulled a 1934 decision that had turned it into a museum. The decision to reconvert Hagia Sophia – a former cathedral that was turned into a…

Trump heads to Florida following Supreme Court rulings on his tax returns

Sign Up For Newsletters Coronavirus Updates Lives To Remember Michael Cohen “Glee” Actress Naya Rivera Missing Tropical Storm Fay Trump’s Taxes Unemployment Claims News US World Politics Entertainment Health MoneyWatch Technology Science Crime Sports U.S. reports 63,200 new coronavirus cases, another daily record Tropical Storm Fay lashing East Coast with heavy rain Scientists race to…

Summer getaway underway as new UK quarantine rules in place

The traditional British summer getaway to sun-soaked Mediterranean beaches is set to pick up steam as quarantine restrictions are removed to dozens of countries, including France, Greece and ItalyBy PAN PYLAS Associated PressJuly 10, 2020, 3:30 PM4 min readLONDON — The traditional British summer getaway to sun-soaked Mediterranean beaches picked up steam Friday as U.K.…

Electric vehicle startup Rivian gets $2.5B in added funding

Electric vehicle startup Rivian says it has raised another $2.5 billion in funding from accounts advised by investment firm TJuly 10, 2020, 3:04 PM2 min readDETROIT — Electric vehicle startup Rivian says it has raised another $2.5 billion in funding from accounts advised by investment firm T. Rowe Price. The company has a contract with…

Comet streaking past Earth, providing spectacular show

A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning nighttime show after buzzing the sun and expanding its tailBy MARCIA DUNN AP Aerospace WriterJuly 10, 2020, 2:41 PM2 min readCAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. — A newly discovered comet is streaking past Earth, providing a stunning nighttime show after buzzing the sun and expanding its…

Thailand’s Education Ministry has intervened to stop government schools from chopping off the hair of students whose locks they find too long or messyJuly 10, 2020, 2:43 PM2 min readBANGKOK — Thailand’s Education Ministry has intervened to stop government schools from chopping off the hair of students whose locks they find too long or messy.…