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Past articles by Ed:

Man punches nurse for vaccinating wife without his consent, police say

The man had told the nurse she needed his permission to give his wife the COVID-19 vaccine, according to Martin Carrier with the Sherbrooke Police Department. → Read More

Mom tells son to keep mask on, so he wears it for school picture

Nicole Peoples told the first grader to keep his mask on pretty much no matter what. Mason took that to heart even when it came time for his school picture. → Read More

September’s harvest moon shines this weekend

Known as the harvest moon, the celestial offering will peak Monday evening at 7:55 p.m. EDT. → Read More

Capitol Police arrest man outside DNC with bayonet, machete

Around midnight, officers pulled a pickup truck with a swastika and other white supremacist symbols painted on it outside the DNC. → Read More

World health officials monitor new COVID variant named mu

The mu variant was designated as a variant of interest this week after first being found in samples at the beginning of the year, according to the WHO website. → Read More

Schwarzenegger to those against COVID policies: ‘Screw your freedom’

In an interview with CNN’s Bianna Golodryga and former National Security Council staffer Alexander Vindam, the former California governor had a name for anti-maskers.“You’re a schmuck for not wearing a mask,” Schwarzenegger said. → Read More

Bobby Bowden memories: Classy coach, gracious in victory

Hall of Fame college football coach Bobby Bowden was a man of character and extraordinary kindness. → Read More

Stranded killer whale free after getting stuck along Alaska coastline

Julie Fair with the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said the killer whale was able to refloat with the rising tide after getting stuck on the rocky beach. → Read More

WATCH: People flee Bourbon Street as 5 are shot in New Orleans

One person was detained, New Orleans police said. None of the injuries are believed to be life-threatening. → Read More

Giant video screen collapses ahead of music festival in South Florida

Organizers say the giant screen will be fixed before the music festival starts on Friday. → Read More

‘Destructive’ thunderstorm warning coming to cellphone near you

Beginning Aug. 2, the agency will add a “destructive” severe thunderstorm warning category to its alert system, similar to the ones used for tornado and flash flood warnings. → Read More

Major websites knocked offline

According to the Downdetector website, hosting services like Amazon Web Services and content delivery network Akamai are reporting outages. → Read More

SEC commissioner: Football teams might have to forfeit games canceled for COVID

Speaking at SEC media days Monday, Commissioner Greg Sankey said games won’t be rescheduled, so “your team needs to be healthy to compete.” → Read More

Firefighters rescue dog trapped between garage walls

Gertie’s owners Connie Frick and Lynn Herman describe her as a sweet dog and an excellent escape artist. → Read More

Pediatricians recommend universal masking in schools

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends universal masking in schools for everyone older than 2. → Read More

Man’s workouts hit 10,000 consecutive days

The 27-year fitness journey started for 65-year-old Mark Mueller on February 21, 1994. → Read More

First large cruise ship arrives in Alaska after 21 months

The Royal Caribbean’s Serenade of the Seas is on a simulated voyage per requirements from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to test protocols for safe voyages, KTUU reported. → Read More

‘I want my daddy’: Body cam video shows moment little girl is rescued from alleged kidnapper

Body camera video captured the harrowing moments when a little girl was saved from her kidnapper by Louisville Metro Police Department officers. → Read More

June’s strawberry full moon rises Thursday

The strawberry moon peaks at 2:40 p.m. EDT on Thursday while the sun is still out, so skywatchers will have to wait until sundown to get their first view of the celestial show, NASA says. → Read More

2.7 million sign up for Ohio’s Vax-a-Million lottery, governor says

This is the first week of drawings, offering residents a $1 million prize or a full-ride scholarship to a four-year university in the state if they're fully vaccinated. → Read More