Opinion: It will take more than a pandemic to stop the running of the 2020 Kentucky Derby

Tim Sullivan, Louisville Courier Journal Published 4:32 p.m. ET June 25, 2020 AutoplayShow ThumbnailsShow CaptionsLast SlideNext SlideThere were doubts about the Kentucky Derby. There were those who wondered if America’s most famous horse race was sturdy enough to withstand a global pandemic; whether social distancing demands would force the cancellation of the 146th Run for…

record longest lightning flash of 440 miles confirmed

Doyle Rice, USA TODAY Published 4:29 p.m. ET June 25, 2020 CLOSE The difference between the visibility in Yauco, Puerto Rico, was night and day from this past May to June 22, as Saharan dust obscured visibility. AccuweatherA new World record lightning strike of 440 miles has been confirmed by the World Meteorological Organization, according…

LeBron James says the NFL needs to apologize directly to Colin Kaepernick

By Mike D. Sykes, II | June 25, 2020 4:21 pm Over the last few weeks, the NFL and Commissioner Roger Goodell have apologized on more than one occasion for not supporting their players in their peaceful protests against police brutality and the mistreatment of Black people across the country. But they still have yet…

Pence pitches ‘American comeback’ at Ohio plant

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020The U.S. economy is rebounding well from the coronavirus pandemic despite a surge in cases that is threatening the recovery, Vice President Mike Pence said Thursday during a visit at an Ohio assembly plant. (June 25)AP

DNC affirms virtual convention amid pandemic

Skip to main content HomeCoronavirus Updates2020 Election ResultsElectionsNationWorldPoliticsFactcheckEducationInvestigationsHealthWeatherRace in AmericaImpeachmentJust the FAQsTracking 2020Democrats will hold an almost entirely virtual presidential nominating convention by using live broadcasts, online streaming, and other means for the 4,500 plus delegates to cast their votes remotely. (June 25)AP

Costco brings back free samples at some clubs after suspending sampling due to COVID-19, but pulls sheet cakes

Kelly Tyko, USA TODAY Published 4:01 p.m. ET June 25, 2020 | Updated 4:09 p.m. ET June 25, 2020CLOSE For those looking for a free snack while getting their shopping done, Costco says it will be bringing back their popular free samples shortly. Buzz60Costco has started to bring back its legendary free samples to some…

Trump exempt from NJ quarantine mandate for weekend trip despite travel to COVID-19 hot spot

Keith Schubert, Asbury Park Press Published 3:56 p.m. ET June 25, 2020 | Updated 3:57 p.m. ET June 25, 2020CLOSE President Donald Trump visited the U.S.-Mexico border Tuesday and tried to credit his new wall with stopping both illegal immigration and the coronavirus. (June 23) AP DomesticASBURY PARK, N.J. – President Donald Trump is keeping…