The Texas Tech Red Raiders and the Kansas State Wildcats are set to square off in a Big 12 matchup at noon ET on Saturday at Jones AT&T Stadium. The Red Raiders are 5-2 overall and 2-1 at home, while K-State is 3-3 overall and 0-1 on the road. Kansas State has won the last […]

iweta0077/iStock (LONDON) — Queen Elizabeth was hospitalized Wednesday night for “preliminary investigations,” a Buckingham Palace spokesman confirmed to ABC News. The queen was back at her desk at Windsor Castle by Thursday afternoon and undertaking light duties. No other details about the queen’s condition are currently available. “Following medical advice to rest for a few […]

ABC News (NEW YORK) — The devastating drought in Southern California is expected to continue or worsen this winter, with drier-than-average conditions forecast for the hard-hit Southwest, including Southern California, the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration said Thursday in its winter weather outlook. NOAA predicts drought conditions to continue in the Southwest, Plains and Missouri […]

Ergin Yalcin/iStock (NEW YORK) — There is a growing sense of optimism across the country, with national coronavirus infection rates steadily falling, booster shots available for many Americans and pending vaccine approval on the horizon for young children. In southern states like Florida, Mississippi, Louisiana and Georgia, which were hit early on by the delta […]

tacojim/iStock (NEW YORK) — A spate of strikes has rocked the private sector, revealing the new power workers wield as the pandemic wanes in the U.S. and sending a message to employers who may have been working from home for the past year that a return to the status quo isn’t going to cut it. […]

There aren’t any ranked vs. ranked matchups on the Week 8 college football schedule, but there are still plenty of opportunities for College Football Playoff contenders to slip up. No. 2 Cincinnati faces Navy, with the Bearcats listed at -28 in the latest Week 8 college football odds from Caesars Sportsbook. No. 4 Alabama is […]

NiroDesign/iStock (GIZA, Egypt) — Seventy-two years of Egyptian women’s rights activism paid off this week as the State Council, an important independent judiciary body in the country, appointed 98 female judges for the first time. Iman Sherif, one of the appointed judges, described the move as “historic” during the swearing-in ceremony, saying she was over […]

Bill Oxford/iStock (NEW YORK) — More than 731,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.9 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 66.9% of Americans ages 12 and up are fully vaccinated against COVID-19, according […]

P_Wei/iStock (NEW YORK) — Last year, Thanksgiving and Black Friday looked a little different, due to the COVID-19 pandemic. While holiday shopping has increasingly shifted to online in recent years, the pandemic led to an e-commerce boom. But this year, many retailers will also focus on in-person shoppers, as in seasons past. This holiday season, […]

iStock (NEW YORK) — Here are the scores from Thursday’s sports events: MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NATIONAL LEAGUE PLAYOFFS LA Dodgers 11, Atlanta 2 (Atlanta leads series 3-2) NATIONAL BASKETBALL ASSOCIATION Atlanta 113, Dallas 87 Miami 137, Milwaukee 95 Golden State 115, LA Clippers 113 NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE Columbus 3, NY Islanders 2 (OT) Washington 4, […]

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