Author: Meredith St. Henry

Statue of John C. Calhoun Removed in S. Carolina

Crews began the process of removing the statue of former vice president and slavery advocate John C. Calhoun early Wednesday morning in Charleston, South Carolina. The removal came after a 13-0 vote by officials on the removal of the statue from the downtown square. It is in response to the continued protests against racism and police violence. City officials say…

Pres. Trump-Endorsed House Candidate Beat Out in N. Carolina

A 24-year old could soon be the youngest member in Congress after beating President Trump’s pick in North Carolina’s GOP congressional primary. Madison Cawthrorn won the nomination against Lynda Bennett. They were competing for the seat left by White House Chief of Staff Mark Meadows. Cawthorn says he is a constitutional conservative. He was left partially paralyzed after a car…

Pres. Trump Heads to Arizona for Border Wall Visit, Phoenix Rally

President Trump is heading west, making two different stops on Tuesday. First he’s expected to continue his crackdown on immigration with a visit to the border wall in Yuma, Arizona. The visit will mark the completion of the 200 mile of the wall between Mexico and the southern border. He will then head to Phoenix for a rally with Students…

Rayshard Brooks to be Laid to Rest in Atlanta

Rayshard Brooks will be laid to rest Tuesday. His friends and family will say their final goodbye in a private funeral. A public viewing was held Monday. Hundreds of people lined up to pay their respects. The viewing was held at an Atlanta church where Martin Luther King Jr. once preached at. Brooks was shot and killed by now former…

NASCAR Vows To Become More Inclusive

A federal hate crime investigation has been launched after a noose was found in NASCAR Star Bubba Wallace’s garage stall. And now NASCAR is taking a stance, vowing to move forward together. Fellow drivers, pit crews, and other NASCAR employees escorted Bubba Wallace’s number 43 car down pit road on Monday. All of them stood around the car for the…

COVID-19 Outbreaks Spike, Cluster in Mostly Southern, Western States

Members of the White House Coronavirus Task Force, including Dr. Anthony Fauci and CDC Director Dr. Robert Redfield, are set to testify in front of Congress on Tuesday. The House committee hearing on the federal pandemic response comes as more than 120,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and 2.3 million have tested positive. Ten states saw their highest seven-day average…

Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday: Bear, Emmet & Sasha

06-23-2020 ADOPT A PET BEAR Show Caption Hide Caption O6-23-2020 ADOPT A PET EMMET Show Caption Hide Caption 06-23-2020 ADOPT A PET SASHA Show Caption Hide Caption It’s Adopt-A-Pet Tuesday on Michigan This Morning! This week we have Bear, Emmet and Sasha—just three of Northern Michigan’s many great, adoptable animals waiting for a loving family to take them home. So…

COVID-19 Cases Surge Worldwide

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control will soon be issuing new coronavirus guidelines as cases surge worldwide. This comes as the World Health Organization is reporting the largest single-day rise in cases since the pandemic began. The WHO reported more than 180,000 new COVID-19 cases around the world on Sunday. The number of confirmed cases in the U.S. now stands at…