It's an 'open question' whether omicron is final wave, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates It's an 'open question' whether omicron is final wave, Fauci says: Latest COVID-19 updates

Omicron's contagiousness and low mortality rates have some hoping it may be the final wave of the pandemic. Latest COVID-19 updates.       

today, 14:18
Longtime Los Angeles nurse dies days after unprovoked attack at downtown bus stop Longtime Los Angeles nurse dies days after unprovoked attack at downtown bus stop

Sandra Shells was attacked at a bus stop on Thursday morning. Authorities said she died Sunday at the same hospital she worked at for 38 years.       

yesterday, 19:04
Cincinnati Zoo honors Betty White, names penguin 'Rose' on the late actress' birthday Cincinnati Zoo honors Betty White, names penguin 'Rose' on the late actress' birthday

The zoo is naming its month-old little blue penguin "Rose" after Betty White's character on the NBC sitcom "Golden Girls".       

today, 0:31
Rabbi threw chair at Texas synagogue gunman before escaping; FBI casts standoff as terrorism Rabbi threw chair at Texas synagogue gunman before escaping; FBI casts standoff as terrorism

A rabbi who endured a standoff at a Texas synagogue said he and other hostages fled after he threw a chair at the assailant, Malik Faisal Akram.       

yesterday, 20:20
Strong tornado touches down in southwest Florida causing injuries and damage Strong tornado touches down in southwest Florida causing injuries and damage

A tornado with 118 mph winds touched down in southwest Florida, traveled almost two miles and tore up multiple trailer parks.       

today, 14:10
Police investigate homicide of same-sex marriage advocate found dead in Florida landfill Police investigate homicide of same-sex marriage advocate found dead in Florida landfill

Jorge Diaz-Johnston was a leading figure in Florida's marriage equality movement and the brother of former Miami Mayor Manny Diaz.       

today, 14:44
Harris: 'Our freedom to vote is under assault' Harris: 'Our freedom to vote is under assault'

Declaring Americans' "freedom to vote is under assault," Vice President Kamala Harris honored slain civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. by demanding the Senate continue his work and pass the voting rights legislation currently stalled. (Jan. 17)      

yesterday, 20:26
Biden's first year: Unity, victories prove elusive Biden's first year: Unity, victories prove elusive

President Joe Biden came to office one year ago on promises to heal a deeply divided nation and end the unrelenting COVID pandemic. Biden wraps up his first year with some notable achievements, but progress on those two vows as elusive as ever. (Jan. 18)      

today, 7:06
Chicago caravan for voting rights on MLK Day Chicago caravan for voting rights on MLK Day

Groups in Chicago marked Martin Luther King Day with a car caravan demanding that Congress pass voting rights legislation. (Jan. 17)      

yesterday, 17:56
Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the country Martin Luther King Jr. Day around the country

Martin Luther King Jr. Day is celebrated each year on the third Monday in January.       

yesterday, 19:07