Trump disappointed that churches can't congregate due to pandemic, says it's a 'great time to be together'
Trump disappointed that churches can't congregate due to pandemic, says it's a 'great time to be together'

The president's comments came after he was asked about reports of churches flouting government guidelines

US forced to set up emergency hospitals to ease pressure on healthcare system buckling under coronavirus strain
US forced to set up emergency hospitals to ease pressure on healthcare system buckling under coronavirus strain

The US has the highest number of cases of coronavirus worldwide and is seeing its healthcare system increasingly stretched to the limit due to the pandemic

Coronavirus infections top 600,000 globally with new cases stacking up in US and Europe
Coronavirus infections top 600,000 globally with new cases stacking up in US and Europe

The latest landmark came only two days after the world passed half a million infections

NFL star Drew Brees and his wife donate $5 million to Louisiana amid coronavirus crisis: 'Let's do our part'
NFL star Drew Brees and his wife donate $5 million to Louisiana amid coronavirus crisis: 'Let's do our part'

The Brees family will be working with a few organizations and companies to provide 10,000 meals every day to children, families, and seniors

Atlantic basin may see up to 4 major hurricanes as above-normal tropical activity predicted for 2020
Atlantic basin may see up to 4 major hurricanes as above-normal tropical activity predicted for 2020

Meteorologists predict 14 to 18 tropical storms in the upcoming hurricane season

SLAMMED! NRA ad showing disabled cancer survivor urging people to stockpile guns amid coronavirus outbreak
SLAMMED! NRA ad showing disabled cancer survivor urging people to stockpile guns amid coronavirus outbreak

While Democrat Chris Murphy called it 'sickening', the gun body hit back saying the anti-gun leaders were trying to curb the Second Amendment rights in the time of the pandemic

Coronavirus: Social worker, 39, in 'good health' found dead by boyfriend while she was waiting for test result
Coronavirus: Social worker, 39, in 'good health' found dead by boyfriend while she was waiting for test result

The New Orleans woman had access to 5 coronavirus test kits at her workplace but didn't take the test because she thought she was healthy and wanted to save the kits for others

'True Terror': Smallpox patient in New Orleans met his worst fear when he was buried alive for one dollar
'True Terror': Smallpox patient in New Orleans met his worst fear when he was buried alive for one dollar

The story of George Banks is one of many covered in Travel Channel's latest series, 'True Terror With Robert Englund'

'Def recommend it': NFL quarterback Kirk Cousins says he has read the entire Bible in two years in viral post
'Def recommend it': NFL quarterback Kirk Cousins says he has read the entire Bible in two years in viral post

Cousins, last week, shared a picture of his copy of the Bible with a Fellowship of Christian Athletes logo on it

Minnesota 'Teacher Of The Year' snubs Trump by taking a knee during National Anthem right behind the President
Minnesota 'Teacher Of The Year' snubs Trump by taking a knee during National Anthem right behind the President

Holstine says she assumed the position to mark her protest against the Donald Trump, who was in attendance of the event and also in support of the marginalized

Vince Vaughn triggers social media meltdown and calls for cancellation after being spotted shaking Trump's hand
Vince Vaughn triggers social media meltdown and calls for cancellation after being spotted shaking Trump's hand

The Hollywood heartthrob is seen in a video chatting with the commander-in-chief and his wife in a premium box at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, prompting several social media users to slam Vaughn while others mocked his critics.

LSU coach Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law, 4 others killed after plane headed for Peach Bowl crashes in Louisiana
LSU coach Steve Ensminger's daughter-in-law, 4 others killed after plane headed for Peach Bowl crashes in Louisiana

Eyewitnesses told KLFY TV that lights went out at homes and businesses near the crash and that they heard something that sounded like "a semi-truck.”

49ers suspend announcer Tim Ryan  for saying  Ravens quarterback Lamar's "dark skin" helped him: 'You could not see the football'
49ers suspend announcer Tim Ryan for saying Ravens quarterback Lamar's "dark skin" helped him: 'You could not see the football'

Former defensive lineman Tim Ryan was discussing Jackson's outstanding performance in securing the Ravens' victory against the 49ers on Sunday when he made the controversial comments.

Man impersonates fictitious disabled brother to trick home care workers into changing his diaper to 'obtain sexual arousal'
Man impersonates fictitious disabled brother to trick home care workers into changing his diaper to 'obtain sexual arousal'

The man has been identified as Rutledge "Rory" Deas, 29, and he faces 10 counts each of human labor trafficking and sexual battery

'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row
'Daryl Morey was right': Shaquille O'Neal backs Rockets manager's support for Hong Kong protesters amid NBA-China row

The four-time NBA champion made the comments during TNT's pre-game show on opening night of the season.

Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans leaving two dead and several injured
Hard Rock Hotel under construction collapses in downtown New Orleans leaving two dead and several injured

A 270-foot (82-meter) construction crane — one of two still looming over the multistory building — also was dangerously unstable, fire officials said.

More than 23 members of Sidney Poitier's family missing after Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas
More than 23 members of Sidney Poitier's family missing after Hurricane Dorian lashed the Bahamas

Poitier's nephew said that there has been no news of his relatives, including his children and sister Barbara

NFL star Drew Brees's video asks children to take bible to school, faces LGBTQ backlash
NFL star Drew Brees's video asks children to take bible to school, faces LGBTQ backlash

The New Orleans Saints quarterback has defended himself saying he was not aware of video-maker Focus on the Family's stance on gay rights.

Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections
Hurricane Dorian gave President Trump an opportunity to show leadership before the 2020 elections

US presidents have always found natural disasters tricky. While the likes of LBJ, Bill Clinton and Barack Obama handled their repercussions well, incumbents like George W Bush and Donald Trump have had ordinary records.

Michelle Obama's father thought Barack 'won't last' in her life given her dating track record
Michelle Obama's father thought Barack 'won't last' in her life given her dating track record

CBS's Gayle King interviewed Michelle Obama at the Essence Festival in New Orleans and asked the former FLOTUS about her life before she moved into the White House

Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility
Anti-ICE protestors replace US flag with Mexican flag, vandalize 'Blue Lives Matter' flag outside detention facility

The 'Blue Lives Matter' flag honoring the law enforcement outside the Colorado detention center was spray-painted with the words 'Abolish ICE'

New Orleans' levees face a hard test as Tropical Storm Barry bears down
New Orleans' levees face a hard test as Tropical Storm Barry bears down

The danger to New Orleans — bound by the Mississippi River on its south side, Lake Pontchartrain on its north side and tributaries leading into the nearby Gulf of Mexico on the east — is threefold: storm surges from the sea, rain from the sky and water from the rising river if the levees fail

New Orleans storm swamps streets, paralyzes traffic as concerns grow about possible hurricane coming next
New Orleans storm swamps streets, paralyzes traffic as concerns grow about possible hurricane coming next

The storm was associated with a broad area of disturbed weather in the Gulf that forecasters said was on track to strengthen into a hurricane by the weekend. The system was expected to become a tropical depression by Thursday morning, a tropical storm by Thursday night and a hurricane on Friday.

Doctors including female physicians agree that men make better surgeons, says bias test conducted on healthcare professionals
Doctors including female physicians agree that men make better surgeons, says bias test conducted on healthcare professionals

In a stark reminder of gender disparity in the field of medicine, men and women in healthcare strongly associate men with career/surgery, and women with family and family medicine

Michelle Obama says she had to work harder than any other First Lady, resents the 'angry black woman' stereotype
Michelle Obama says she had to work harder than any other First Lady, resents the 'angry black woman' stereotype

Obama, who is a published author and mother to Sasha and Malia Obama, was the first black woman to serve as the First Lady of the United States.

Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers
Greenland may be ice-free in future if greenhouse gas emissions are not cut significantly, warn researchers

The study cautions that if emissions remain on their current path, the melting ice from Greenland alone could contribute as much as 24 feet to global sea level rise by the year 3000, which would put much of San Francisco, Los Angeles, New Orleans and other cities under water

Black Boeing employee claims coworkers urinated on workspace, left noose hanging over desk, sues company
Black Boeing employee claims coworkers urinated on workspace, left noose hanging over desk, sues company

Curtis Anthony has brought a lawsuit against Boeing for fostering a "racially hostile" work environment at its plant in North Charleston, South Carolina.

OJ Simpson says 'life is fine' for him 25 years after murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend
OJ Simpson says 'life is fine' for him 25 years after murders of ex-wife Nicole Brown and her friend

After 25 years living under the shadow of one of the nation’s most notorious murder cases, Simpson says his life now is fine.

Louisiana woman may be the first person to die from a THC overdose, claims coroner
Louisiana woman may be the first person to die from a THC overdose, claims coroner

Her autopsy showed no signs of any other disease or drugs except for THC. Experts, however, are still skeptical about the coroner's conclusions

Leah Chase, legendary New Orleans chef and civil rights icon, dies at 96
Leah Chase, legendary New Orleans chef and civil rights icon, dies at 96

Chase's determination propelled her from a small-town Louisiana upbringing to a celebrated chef who authored cookbooks, appeared on cooking shows and fed civil rights greats such as Thurgood Marshall and Martin Luther King Jr. Well into her 90s

Louisiana couple charged after locking autistic woman in cage, covering her in feces and forcing her to eat dead mother's ashes
Louisiana couple charged after locking autistic woman in cage, covering her in feces and forcing her to eat dead mother's ashes

The husband and wife duo were among a group of five charged in 2018 documents which detail the horrifying abuse that the 22-year-old victim was subjected to at their Louisiana home

Suspect arrested for 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge after innocent man spent 20 years in prison for the crime
Suspect arrested for 1996 rape and murder of Angie Dodge after innocent man spent 20 years in prison for the crime

Christopher Tapps, a 40-year-old man, was convicted and spent 20 years in prison for the crime even though his DNA samples did not link him to the murder and rape of Angie Dodge. He was freed in 2017 with the help of the Idaho Innocence Project after he was put behind bars in 1998

Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'
Louisiana teen found safe a week after she disappeared with a 47-year-old man she 'madly loves'

According to the young girl's family, she is now safe and will return home soon. However, they hold the 47-year-old man responsible for the girl's disappearance

'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history
'Texas 7': The murderous gang that pulled off one of the most daring prison escapes in US history

The Texas 7 escaped from John B. Connally Unit on December 13, 2000. Six of them were captured after a month; the seventh killed himself before being captured.

Six-week-old girl dies of methamphetamine toxicity after being breastfed by drug addict mother
Six-week-old girl dies of methamphetamine toxicity after being breastfed by drug addict mother

35-year-old Brandi Froeba was arrested for second-degree murder in the 2018 death of her six-week-old daughter Daisy Marie Froeba who tested positive for methamphetamine

Nurse with 'infectious smile' shot to death outside restaurant by man who grabbed security guard's gun and opened fire
Nurse with 'infectious smile' shot to death outside restaurant by man who grabbed security guard's gun and opened fire

Officers stationed nearby responded to the scene as soon as they heard gunshots and apprehended the suspect without further casualties

Woman who called Michelle Obama 'ape in heels' defrauded FEMA of $18k during 2016 West Virginia flood
Woman who called Michelle Obama 'ape in heels' defrauded FEMA of $18k during 2016 West Virginia flood

The Department of Justice said that the woman, identified as Pamela Taylor, falsely registered for more than $18,000 in FEMA disaster relief for the 2016 flood in West Virginia

Trump now officially 'obese' according to government guidelines, yet his physician says he's in 'very good health'
Trump now officially 'obese' according to government guidelines, yet his physician says he's in 'very good health'

According to the statistics released by the physician, it showed that Trump, who measures in at a height at 6-foot-3, had gained four pounds since his last physical test results were released in July 2018

Donald Trump mispronounced Bhutan and Nepal as 'Button' and 'Nipple' and thought they belonged to India
Donald Trump mispronounced Bhutan and Nepal as 'Button' and 'Nipple' and thought they belonged to India

According to Time's John Walcott, Trump displays a "lack of curiosity about the world which is different from other presidents"

Paul McCartney says Hello silver curls, Goodbye black dye as he steps out in frigid New York
Paul McCartney says Hello silver curls, Goodbye black dye as he steps out in frigid New York

Age may have changed the color of the ex Beatles' hair, but has not stopped him from exploring his boundless musical talent. 

Super Bowl will have male cheerleaders amongst their ranks for the first time ever this year
Super Bowl will have male cheerleaders amongst their ranks for the first time ever this year

Leading the cheers for the LA Rams against the New England Patriots at Super Bowl LIII, Quinton Peron and Napoleon Jinnies are set to garner national attention on February 3

Michelle Obama tipped for presidential bid in 2020 with better approval ratings than President Trump
Michelle Obama tipped for presidential bid in 2020 with better approval ratings than President Trump

After the success of her book 'Becoming', Michelle's bid will echo that of Barack Obama who first ran for president a year after the release of his book 'The Audacity of Hope'

Teen who was illegally served 12 drinks at bar before he got behind the wheel kills Texas mom in car crash
Teen who was illegally served 12 drinks at bar before he got behind the wheel kills Texas mom in car crash

The teen was served 12 drinks, including 3 tequila shots, in under six hours. The bar reportedly doesn't have a license to sell anything apart from beer and wine.

Michelle Obama's college thesis at Princeton University was 'illiterate and incoherent', says far-right author Dinesh D'Souza
Michelle Obama's college thesis at Princeton University was 'illiterate and incoherent', says far-right author Dinesh D'Souza

Dinesh took aim at Michelle after her appearance in London for her book tour and posted an article about her quote while mocking her thesis.

Former senator Bob Dole, 95, rises from his wheelchair for one final emotional salute to George HW Bush
Former senator Bob Dole, 95, rises from his wheelchair for one final emotional salute to George HW Bush

Dole, who was once Bush senior's political rival, described the war hero as a 'cherished servant leader' who 'answered the call to serve whenever the nation needed him'

Teens throw grandma out of her car and run her over with the vehicle right outside her daughter's house
Teens throw grandma out of her car and run her over with the vehicle right outside her daughter's house

17-year-old Jontrell Robinson,18-year-old Edwin Cottrell, and another unidentified 15-year-old have been arrested in connection with the death of 49-year-old Jeannot Franco Plessy

George HW Bush legacy: He was one of the most qualified presidents to assume office
George HW Bush legacy: He was one of the most qualified presidents to assume office

The World War II hero is also recognized for his unique ability to navigate the uncertainty which the White House faced after Soviet Union's disintegration.

Michelle Obama reveals Melania Trump hasn't reached out to her since moving to the White House
Michelle Obama reveals Melania Trump hasn't reached out to her since moving to the White House

Michelle also refused to judge whether the First Lady was doing a good job with her role and responsibilities

'My heart is broken': Veteran NFL player Jermon Bushrod grieves the loss of his week-old infant daughter
'My heart is broken': Veteran NFL player Jermon Bushrod grieves the loss of his week-old infant daughter

Jermon Bushrod revealed that his week-old baby daughter had passed away and that there were some 'issues' before she was born

Six white high school students with boots share shocking photo of them standing on a black classmate
Six white high school students with boots share shocking photo of them standing on a black classmate

Students at Moody High School have apologized for taking a controversial photo of six white male students in cowboy boots standing on an African-American student lying face down

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