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Vigil held for woman pushed in front of train and killed by stranger in NYC

Vigil held for woman pushed in front of train and killed by stranger in NYC

Spencer Platt/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Dozens of New Yorkers, leaders and activists came out to Times Square Tuesday night to honor Michelle Go, who was killed when she was pushed in front of a subway train by a stranger in what her family called a “senseless act of violence.” On Saturday morning, Simon Martial allegedly…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: Biden administration website to order free tests goes live

COVID-19 live updates: Biden administration website to order free tests goes live

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 851,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.9% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated…read more »

DHS, FBI warn faith-based communities they ‘will likely continue to be targets of violence’

DHS, FBI warn faith-based communities they ‘will likely continue to be targets of violence’

Nes/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Faith-based communities have been and will “likely” be the target of violence “by both domestic violent extremists and those inspired by foreign terrorists,” according to a note sent nationwide to law enforcement officials and houses of worship by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security. “Given the volatile environment, we encourage our…read more »

16-year-old boy gunned down with 3 gunshots to the face in Philadelphia

16-year-old boy gunned down with 3 gunshots to the face in Philadelphia

WPVI/ABC News(PHILADELPHIA) — A 16-year-old boy has been fatally shot three times in the face, becoming the latest victim of gun violence in Philadelphia, police said. The teen, identified as Dominic Figueroa, was found when officers responded to gunshots at about 6:30 p.m. Monday on the 2600 block of North Hutchinson Street, Philadelphia police said.…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: City to cull 2,000 small animals after hamsters test positive

COVID-19 live updates: City to cull 2,000 small animals after hamsters test positive

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 851,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.9% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated…read more »

COVID-19 live updates: Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters test positive

COVID-19 live updates: Hong Kong to cull 2,000 animals after hamsters test positive

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 851,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University’s Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 62.9% of the population in the United States is fully vaccinated…read more »