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A massive fire has destroyed a 249-year-old church in California

California firefighters are investigating the origin of a fire that destroyed a historic 249-year-old Catholic church. In the early morning hours Saturday, firefighters responded to a fire at the San Gabriel Mission where they found a massive blaze engulfing the…

Schools suspend sports due to health concerns

Click here for updates on this story Lackawanna County, PA (WNEP) -- The Scoreboard is dimmed and fields are empty at both Scranton high School and Old Forge. Both school districts have paused all athletics and extracurricular activities until further…

Florida shatters US record of single-day Covid-19 cases

The Florida Department of Health reported 15,299 new Covid-19 cases Sunday, the highest number of new cases reported in a single day by any state since the coronavirus pandemic began. The previous record -- also set by Florida -- came…

Trump and Fauci not speaking as coronavirus pandemic worsens

For months, amid the worst pandemic in a century, President Donald Trump insisted all was well between him and the nation's top infectious disease specialist.The pandemic is still around. The bonhomie with Dr. Anthony Fauci is not."Dr. Fauci is a…

Trump commutes Roger Stone's sentence

President Donald Trump on Friday commuted the prison sentence of his friend and former political adviser, Roger Stone, days before Stone was set to report to a federal prison in Georgia, according to the White House."Roger Stone is a victim…

What happens when cruise ships retire

Hundreds of cruise ships usually traverse the world's waters, but right now -- with the cruise industry on an indefinite hold due to the coronavirus pandemic -- they're mostly laid up at sea with no passengers.Last month, cruise giant Carnival…