Friday, September 17, 2021

US marks 20 years since 9/11, in shadow of Afghan war’s end

NEW YORK (AP): The 9/11 anniversary commemoration at ground zero began Saturday with a tolling bell and a moment of silence, exactly 20 years...

UPDATED: Sweeping new vaccine mandates for 100 million Americans

WASHINGTON (AP and WOWO): President Joe Biden today is announcing sweeping new federal vaccine requirements affecting as many as 100 million Americans in an...

US hiring slows to just 235,000 jobs after 2 strong months

WASHINGTON (AP): America’s employers added just 235,000 jobs in August, a surprisingly weak gain after two months of robust hiring at a time when...

Camp Atterbury to begin housing Afghan refugees

EDINBURGH, Ind. (Network Indiana): Camp Atterbury will temporarily house Afghan evacuees in support of Operation Allies Refuge. The Defense Department agreed to provide the Department...

Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine gets full federal approval

WASHINGTON (WOWO): One of the coronavirus vaccines now has full approval from the Food and Drug Administration. Before today, all three versions of the vaccines...

School mask, vaccine mandates supported in US: AP-NORC poll

BOSTON (AP): As COVID-19 cases surge around the country, a majority of Americans say they support mask mandates for students and teachers in K-12...

US health officials call for booster shots against COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP): U.S. health officials Wednesday recommended all Americans get COVID-19 booster shots to shore up their protection amid the surging delta variant...

Extra COVID vaccine approved for those with weak immune systems

WASHINGTON (AP): U.S. regulators say transplant recipients and others with severely weakened immune systems can get an extra dose of the Pfizer or Moderna...

Census shows local growth

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WOWO): Allen County and Fort Wayne both saw population growth over the last ten years. According to the new U.S. Census data...

US jobless claims drop by 14,000 to 385,000

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits fell last week by 14,000 to 385,000 more evidence that the economy and the...

Target to offer debt-free education to front-line workers

NEW YORK (AP): Target Corp. is joining a growing list of retailers and restaurant chains offering educational assistance at select online institutions for its...

McCormick recalls 3 seasonings over salmonella concerns

NATIONWIDE (FOX Business): McCormick & Company, Inc. is voluntarily recalling three of its seasonings that were shipped nationwide due to "possible contamination with salmonella," according...

Congressman Banks Named To Select Committee Investigating Capitol Insurrection

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WOWO):  Indiana Congressman, Jim Banks will be the ranking Republican on the Select Committee investigating the activity at the Capitol that took...

US COVID-19 cases rising again, doubling over three weeks

NATIONWIDE (AP): The COVID-19 curve in the U.S. is rising again after months of decline, with the number of new cases per day doubling...

FDA adds warning about rare reaction to J&J COVID-19 vaccine

WASHINGTON (AP): U.S. regulators on Monday added a new warning to Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine about links to a rare and potentially dangerous...

Op-Ed: Blakeslee at the Border: A Local Perspective of a National Issue

Editorial Blakeslee at the Border: A Local Perspective of a National Issue By: Kayla Blakeslee, Host of Fort Wayne’s Morning News   Blakeslee at the Border Part...

Vaccinated teachers and students don’t need masks, CDC says

NEW YORK (AP): Vaccinated teachers and students don’t need to wear masks inside school buildings, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said Friday...

Tyson recalls millions of pounds of chicken over listeria concerns

NATIONWIDE (WOWO): If you recently bought any Tyson frozen chicken products, check your freezer. According to the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Tyson Foods is recalling...

US jobless claims tick up to 412,000 from a pandemic low

WASHINGTON (AP): The number of Americans applying for unemployment benefits rose last week for the first time since April despite widespread evidence that the...

Braun asks White House to declassify intel on COVID lab leak theory

WASHINGTON (Network Indiana):  It’s still not abundantly clear where COVID-19 came from, but U.S. intelligence suggests that the virus may have leaked from the...

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