Author: Meredith St. Henry

Millions Still Traveling for Thanksgiving Despite Risk of Spreading Virus

Thanksgiving is only three days away and many Americans aren’t letting the coronavirus stop them from traveling for the holiday. On Friday and Saturday more than 2 million people passed through TSA checkpoints. AAA expects 50 million more people to travel in some form this week. Dr. Anthony Fauci, the nation’s top infectious disease doctor, continues to stress that Americans…

California Residents Protest New Restrictions

People are taking to the streets in California to protest the state’s new coronavirus restrictions. On Saturday, the state began a partial overnight curfew in attempt to slow down the spread of the virus. The new restriction requires 41 counties across the state to close all nonessential businesses from 10 p.m. until 5 a.m. That is set to last through…

Pfizer Seeks Emergency Vaccine Use

Pfizer is set to ask regulators to allow emergency use of its COVID-19 vaccine. If approved by the FDA, that would mean the first shots could be available as early as December. But the first supplies would be rationed.  It would likely be spring before there’s enough supplies for more widespread vaccination. During Thursday’s White House Coronavirus Task Force meeting,…

Georgia Vote Recount Confirms Biden as Winner

Georgia released the results of its hand recount Thursday, confirming Biden as the winner of the state’s 16 electoral votes. President-elect Joe Biden says he hasn’t ruled out taking legal action as the Trump administration continues to block the transition process. But Biden does say it would take a lot of time. Meanwhile, President Trump and his legal team continue to…

U.S. Approaching 9.5M Positive COVID-19 Cases

The total number of COVID-19 cases nationwide is now approaching 9.5 million. Infection rates are on the rise in nearly every state and many states are seeing hospitalizations at a record high. In Nebraska, hospitals are looking to borrow nurses from other states. Health officials in Iowa and Missouri say they are reaching bed capacity. New York City continues to…

Ballots Continue to be Counted in Key States

As of now, neither Joe Biden nor President Trump have the 270 electoral votes needed to win the election. Pennsylvania, Georgia, Nevada, Arizona, North Carolina and Alaska are yet to be called. All of these states are still counting votes. But President Trump wants them to stop counting ballots in places he’s ahead. The Trump campaign announced they are filling lawsuits…

U.S. Battles COVID-19 Surge

Coronavirus cases continue to surge around the world. And in the U.S., some of the political battleground states are also battlegrounds for the virus. In Michigan, more cases confirmed each day than at any other point during this pandemic. Wisconsin is experiencing one of the biggest surges, almost a third of its test results are coming back positive. Pennsylvania broke…

14 States Break Single Day Coronavirus Records

At least 14 states have now broken their own single day coronavirus records in the past three days. Overall, the U.S. reported more than 262,000 cases in the last three days. Now 44 states are seeing rising case numbers, and many hospitals are becoming overwhelmed with COVID-19 patients. A doctor in Green Bay, Wisconsin, Dr. Manar Alshahrouri, worries about making…

US Government, Businesses Prepare for Possible Unrest Over Presidential Election

Businesses, stores, and government offices across the U.S. are boarding up their doors and windows in anticipation of rioting and unrest following the 2020 presidential election. But some communities are already getting a sense of what could happen. In Graham, North Carolina, voters were pepper sprayed after marching to the polls over the weekend and they say they will be…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Junior, Sinbad & Clarice

JUNIOR Show Caption Hide Caption SINBAD Show Caption Hide Caption CLARICE Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Junior, Sinbad and Clarice–just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. First up, meet Junior. He’s a Labrador retriever and 8-years-old. Junior is a…