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Pfizer study: Booster shot restores vaccine efficacy to 95.6%

Pfizer says data from a Phase 3 trial shows its COVID-19 vaccine booster is highly effective in protecting against the coronavirus, including the Delta variant. → Read More

Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas tests positive for COVID

Mayorkas, who is fully vaccinated, is experiencing "only mild congestion," according to a Homeland Security spokesperson. → Read More

Multiple myeloma: Colin Powell treated for blood cancer prior to his death

While the statement from Colin Powell's family didn't mention any underlying illnesses, a longtime aide confirmed Powell had been treated for a blood cancer. → Read More

'AGT: Extreme' contestant hospitalized after stunt goes wrong

Escape artist Jonathan Goodwin was injured while performing his act during a rehearsal for 'America's Got Talent: Extreme.' His condition is unknown at this time. → Read More

R&B singer Emani 22 dead at 22

Emani 22's family said in a statement that the R&B singer died from "injuries she sustained after a tragic accident." → Read More

'I'm just thankful to be alive'

Ruth Hamilton said she had been asleep when her dog's barking woke her up, then heard an explosion, saw a hole in her ceiling and spotted a rock on her pillow. → Read More

J&J booster shots, mixing and matching vaccines in spotlight Friday

Earlier this week, a U.S. study suggested Johnson & Johnson vaccine recipients got even greater protection when getting a booster shot from Moderna or Pfizer. → Read More

'Home Alone' reboot trailer teases return of original franchise character

In "Home Sweet Home Alone" Max Mercer, played by Archie Yates, gets left behind while his family goes on vacation and he has to protect his home from burglars. → Read More

Rice baby cereal sold at Walmart recalled due to arsenic levels

Parent's Choice Rice Baby Cereal sold at Walmart recalled after FDA testing found 3 production lots had inorganic arsenic levels that exceeded federal guidance. → Read More

FDA warning: 'Unacceptable levels' of cancer-causing chemicals in this hand sanitizer brand

FDA says it found cancer-causing chemicals in some artnaturals hand sanitizer and urges consumers not to use any hand sanitizer from the company. → Read More

Facebook, Instagram and Messenger down again for some users

Friday's outage did not appear to be as widespread as Monday's Facebook issue that knocked the social media platform offline for several hours. → Read More

US Postal Service announces 2021 holiday shipping deadlines

The USPS said its busiest time begins two weeks before Christmas and customer traffic at Post Office locations typically starts increasing the week of Dec. 6. → Read More

After nearly 6 year hiatus, Adele is back with new music

Adele confirmed her new song will be released on October 15. It will be her first new release since her third studio album came out on Nov. 20, 2015. → Read More

Alan Kalter, longtime 'Late Show with David Letterman' announcer, dies at 78

He was the voice of the "Late Show with David Letterman" for most of its run and starred in bits including Alan Kalter's celebrity interview. → Read More

'It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown' will return to TV this year

It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown, A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving, and A Charlie Brown Christmas will all air on PBS and PBS Kids TV in 2021 and on Apple TV Plus. → Read More

'Slower than in the 1970s': New postal service delivery standards begin Friday

About 30% of first-class mail will now take up to five days to be delivered. → Read More

Target kicking off holiday shopping season early with 'Deal Days' return

While Black Friday ads are still a ways away, some retailers are kicking off their holiday shopping push in October. → Read More

8th largest jackpot in Powerball history on the line Wednesday night

The eighth-largest jackpot in Powerball history will be up for grabs in Wednesday night's drawing, which has climbed to $570 million. → Read More

How a shutdown would impact Social Security, food stamps

Will a government shutdown affect food stamps? What happens if there's a government shutdown. The possible impacts on Social Security, food stamps and more. → Read More

Powerball jackpot reaches $545 million for Monday drawing

After no one won Saturday's $523 million Powerball prize, Monday's jackpot has grown to an estimated $545 million, the 10th largest in the game's history. → Read More