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Covid-19 vaccine demand is slowing in parts of the US. Now an uphill battle starts to get more shots into arms

April 18, 2021

When health officials in Ohio's Mercer County opened their first Covid-19 vaccine drive-thru clinic in January, available slots filled up instantly, and more than 500 people were vaccinated in a single day.

Morris Brown's reaccreditation could signal more longevity among HBCUs

April 18, 2021

It is no secret that at some point, something went very wrong at Morris Brown College. It was a disappointing, though not unfamiliar story. A school with a dedicated faculty and loyal students had run into financial challenges that eventually made it impossible to operate.

In the age of active shooters, a new mantra has emerged: 'Run. Hide. Fight.'

April 18, 2021

It's a nightmare scenario: You're at a mall, shopping with friends. Or maybe buying some last-minute groceries for dinner. All of a sudden, you hear gunshots.

Philanthropist and New York Public Library revivalist Vartan Gregorian dies at 87

April 18, 2021

Vartan Gregorian, the philanthropist and Presidential Medal of Freedom recipient whose work revitalized the New York Public Library, died Thursday at age 87 while hospitalized for "testing related to stomach pain," according to a statement by the Carnegie Corporation of New York.

Search is underway for two missing people off the coast of Pismo Beach, California

April 18, 2021

A search is underway for two people who were last seen in the water near Dinosaur Caves Park in Pismo Beach, California, on Saturday, the US Coast Guard said in a news release.

Mars didn't lose all of its water at once, based on Curiosity rover find

April 18, 2021

Data captured by one of the Curiosity rover's instruments suggests Mars transitioned back and forth between wetter and drier times before losing its surface water completely around three billion years ago.

Mike Mitchell, a founding member of the band that recorded 'Louie Louie,' has died

April 18, 2021

Mike Mitchell, lead guitarist for the Kingsmen for more than six decades, died Friday on his 77th birthday, according to a publicist for the group.

Other US states could see scenarios similar to the Covid-19 crisis unfolding in Michigan, expert says

April 18, 2021

States across the country are reporting a rise in Covid-19 cases. But in one state -- Michigan -- another surge has overwhelmed hospitals and healthcare workers who were already exhausted, one local health leader says.

Minnesota governor expresses regret for mistreatment of journalists during Daunte Wright demonstrations

April 18, 2021

Minnesota's governor expressed regret Saturday after the alleged mistreatment of journalists covering demonstrations in Brooklyn Center by law enforcement, as attorneys representing news organizations released a letter calling out several examples throughout the week -- including the arrest of a CNN producer.

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