Author: Meredith St. Henry

Naya Rivera’s Body Recovered From Lake Piru

We have an update in the case of the missing Glee Star Naya Rivera. Search teams have recovered a body at Lake Piru, the last place Rivera was seen, and have identified the body as hers. The actress disappeared last week after she rented a pontoon boat for her and her 4-year-old son. Once the boat was overdue on time, crews…

Polish President Wins Re-Election in Close Race

In one of the closets elections in Poland’s history, conservative President Andrzej Duda will continue to serve another term. Poland’s State Electoral Commission made the announcement Monday morning. Duda won the election with 51% of the votes. And Liberal Warsaw Mayor Rafal Trazkowski was just behind Duda with 49% of the votes. The election was originally planned for May, but…

CDC to Release new Guidelines for Schools Reopening in the Fall

This week the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is expected to issue new guidelines for reopening schools. Education Secretary Betsy Devos believes schools should reopen this fall, even with COVID-19 cases surging across the country. “Kids need to be in school. They need to be learning. They need to be moving ahead. We cannot be paralyzed and not allow…

First Federal Execution in 17 Years To Proceed, For Now

The first execution of a federal prisoner in 17 years is planned to happen in Indiana on Monday. Daniel Lewis Lee is the convicted killer facing execution. He is a white supremacist who killed a family of three and then dumped their bodies in a lake. The victims’ family filed a petition to delay the execution because they wanted to…

Nearly 40 States Have Increases in COVID-19 Cases

Nearly 40 states are now reporting increases in average new COVID-19 cases compared to two weeks ago. Texas, Florida, Arizona and California are still the country’s coronavirus hotspots. In Arizona, about one in every four tests comes back positive. The state says only about 150 ICU beds are left and supplies are running out. And Florida hit its biggest 24-hour…

Supreme Court Rules Over President Trump’s Financial Records

There’s finally some answers in a years-long battle over the release of President Trump’s tax returns and financial records. The Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the president can block the release of his records to Congress, returning the case back to the lower courts. But in another case, the Supreme Court upheld New York prosecutors’ demand for President Trump’s tax…

Michael Cohen Returns to Prison

President Trump’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, is back in federal prison. He was granted at-home confinement because of the COVID-19 pandemic. Authorities say he was sent back to prison because he refused the conditions of his at home confinement. Like wearing an ankle monitor. But Cohen’s lawyer says he never refused to wear an ankle monitor and says he only…

COVID-19 Cases Hit 12 Million Mark Worldwide

Worldwide, the number of confirmed COVID-19 cases has hit the 12 million mark. And the U.S. continues to lead, surpassing the 3 million mark. Southern states—including Florida, Texas and Arizona—have increasing concerns about intensive care unit capacity. And even more states are rolling back their reopening plans. In New Orleans, the mayor announced plans to ban bar seating. And in Florida’s…