(CNN) -- Despite challenges with distributing and administering Covid-19 vaccines, the US "can and should" vaccinate 70-85% of adults by the end of summer, infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci says.
(CNN) -- Most years, by January the majority of the Great Lakes are so cold they look like a scene from "Frozen." This year, that's not the case.
(CNN) -- President Joe Biden is expected to sign two more executive orders on Friday -- one focused on expanding food assistance and delivering stimulus checks to very low-income Americans, and the other on raising the minimum wage to $15 for the federal workforce -- as he continues his swif…
(CNN) -- US Capitol Police are investigating an incident in which a Republican lawmaker was stopped from bringing a concealed gun onto the House floor on Thursday, sources told CNN, the first time a member of Congress has been discovered with a firearm by the metal detectors now set up outsi…
(CNN) -- The National Football League is inviting 7,500 vaccinated health care workers to be among the 22,000 fans in attendance at Super Bowl LV next month, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell said Friday.
(CNN) -- States may be scrambling for vaccines now, but the United States could see additional Covid-19 vaccines by the end of March, if not sooner.
Kent State wrestling beat both Gannon University and Mercyhurst University on Wednesday evening at the Kent State Fieldhouse, 19-12 and 26-9, respectively. For the Flashes, it was their first home meet of the abridged 2020-21 season and they evened up their season record at 2-2.
(CNN) -- President Joe Biden's first full day in office Thursday focused on getting the Covid-19 pandemic under control, rolling out his national strategy that includes several executive actions related to vaccinations and testing in hopes of moving the federal response in a different direct…
(CNN) -- Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is proposing that the Senate give former President Donald Trump's legal team two weeks to prepare for the upcoming impeachment trial and delay its start until February, the Republican leader told his conference on a call Thursday, according to …
(CNN) -- Wearing a face mask will soon be federally mandated for interstate travelers in the United States, according to an executive order signed by President Joe Biden on Thursday.
(CNN) -- The new administration is working doggedly in its first days in office, but President Joe Biden's four-legged companions aren't joining in just yet.
Former South Carolina State Representative Bakari Sellers told viewers of his virtual speech honoring the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. that now is the most divided and divisive time in American history since the Jim Crow era or the Civil War.
(CNN) -- In a sharp break with his predecessor, President Joe Biden vowed during his inaugural address Wednesday to tackle the information crisis plaguing American politics and society.
(CNN) -- Twelve Army National Guard members have been removed from inauguration duty in Washington, DC, as part of the security vetting process initiated, in part, to ensure troops tasked with securing Wednesday's ceremony in the nation's capital do not have ties to extremist groups, the Chi…
(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden plans to take 17 executive actions during his first hours in office Wednesday, moving faster and more aggressively to dismantle his predecessor's legacy than any other modern president.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Joe Biden became the 46th President of the United States on Wednesday, declaring that “democracy has prevailed." He swore the oath of office to take the helm of a deeply divided nation and inheriting a confluence of crises arguably greater than any faced by his predecessors.
(CNN) -- The US Capitol in Washington, DC, and state capitols across the country are under tight security on Wednesday as President-elect Joe Biden prepares to be inaugurated.
(CNN) -- President Donald Trump issued a raft of 11th-hour pardons and commutations early Wednesday that included his onetime political strategist, a former top fundraiser and two well-known rappers but not himself or his family.
(CNN) -- After campaigning on a promise to heal a fractured nation, President-elect Joe Biden will begin the work of uniting the country Wednesday when he is sworn in as the 46th president of the United States on the West Front of the US Capitol -- a mere two weeks after insurrectionists inc…
(CNN) -- President Joe Biden called for racial justice and unity in America on Wednesday, acknowledging that the nation has been deeply divided by political forces and systemic racism.
(CNN) -- As the US approaches 400,000 deaths from the coronavirus pandemic, new cases have been trending down but multiple states are reporting cases of new variants of the virus.
CLEVELAND (AP) — On their wild ride of an unforgettable, almost unimaginable 2020 season when Zoom calls, masks and contact tracing were daily fixtures, the Browns discovered two things that point to a bright future for an awakened franchise.
(CNN) -- A US Army soldier was arrested Tuesday on terrorism charges after federal prosecutors said he allegedly attempted to assist ISIS' efforts to plan attacks on targets in New York City and on US soldiers in the Middle East.
(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden has nominated Dr. Rachel Levine to serve as assistant health secretary, and she would make history as the first out, transgender federal official to be confirmed by the United States Senate, according to a statement Tuesday.
The Office of Community Engaged Learning partnered with United Way of Portage County to remember Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., 53 years after his passing.
Two Kent police officers and a burglary suspect were shot after police responded to a 911 call at 1596 E. Summit St. Saturday morning, according to Administrative Lt. Mike Lewis of the Kent Police Department.
Kent State’s men’s basketball team (6-3, 3-2 MAC) extended its winning streak to three with a 89-79 road win against the Ohio University Bobcats (7-6, 3-4 MAC) Saturday.
(CNN) -- The House voted Wednesday to impeach President Donald Trump for a second time in a swift and bipartisan condemnation of the President's role inciting last week's riot at the US Capitol.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine activated 580 National Guard members Tuesday in preparation for what the FBI identified as massive armed protests planned in Columbus and every state capital in the country leading up to Inauguration Day.
(CNN) -- A defiant President Donald Trump insisted Tuesday his speech inciting the riot at the US Capitol was "totally appropriate" while at the same time calling for "no violence" in his first public remarks to reporters after the insurrection last week.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — So much for the weight of history. Or practicing. Or having your head coach on the sideline. Or your emotional leader on the field.
(CNN) -- House Democrats are formally unveiling their resolution to impeach President Donald Trump on Monday, charging him with "incitement of insurrection" for his role in last week's riots at the US Capitol.
(CNN) -- Prosecutors in the U.S. Attorney's office plan to open a federal murder investigation into the death of Brian D. Sicknick, a U.S. Capitol Police officer who died Thursday night, a law enforcement official tells CNN.
(CNN) -- As America's allies issued strong condemnations of rioters who stormed the US Capitol building in Washington on Wednesday, the nation's geopolitical foes used last night's events to question the efficacy of democracy.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump for the first time acknowledged his defeat in the Nov. 3 election and announced there would be an “orderly transition on January 20th” after Congress concluded the electoral vote count early Thursday certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory.
(CNN) -- The mob of Trump supporters who stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday included conspiracy theorists linked to QAnon and the Proud Boys -- two right-wing extremist factions that President Donald Trump repeatedly refused to condemn during his election campaign last year.
After years of treating President Donald Trump's inflammatory rhetoric with a light touch, Facebook and Instagram are silencing his social media accounts for the rest of his presidency. The move, which many called long overdue following Wednesday's deadly insurrection at the U.S. Capitol, is…
(CNN) -- Despite weeks of planning between federal and local police agencies ahead of Wednesday's Trump rally—including tracking social media—officials said that going into Wednesday they had no intelligence indicating there was a threat the US Capitol could be overrun.
(CNN) -- The United States reported 3,865 Covid-19 deaths on Wednesday, the highest number of deaths reported in a single day since the pandemic began.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — President Donald Trump “poured gas on the fire” ahead of the occupation of the U.S. Capitol, fellow Republican Gov. Mike DeWine of Ohio said Thursday in his harshest criticism of the president to date.
Hundreds of Trump supporters and conspiracy theorists linked to QAnon and the Proud Boys invaded the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday as lawmakers prepared to certify the election of Joe Biden. In the wake of this event, the words “insurrection” and “coup” were used frequently, both on Twitter and …
(CNN) -- The Democratic Party will take control of Congress for the first time in a decade, after Democrats the Rev. Raphael Warnock and Jon Ossoff won their Senate runoffs in Georgia, CNN projected Wednesday.
(CNN) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Wednesday delivered a forceful rebuke of President Donald Trump's baseless claims of widespread election fraud, warning his fellow Republicans of the damage their efforts to try to overturn the election won by President-elect Joe Biden could…
(CNN) -- While many Americans were stunned as they watched rioters descend on the Capitol and clash with police, there has been chatter for days on various social media platforms about the prospect of Wednesday's protests turning violent.
(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden has decided to nominate Judge Merrick Garland as attorney general, people familiar with the matter tell CNN, a long-awaited decision that moved toward completion Wednesday as it became apparent that Democrats were on the brink of winning control of the Senate.
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump told his supporters on Wednesday to “go home” after they stormed the Capitol in protest of his reelection defeat and he urged them to stay peaceful, but he also praised their mission even after it erupted in violence.
SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — Protesters backing President Donald Trump massed outside statehouses from Georgia to New Mexico on Wednesday, leading some officials to evacuate while cheers rang out at several demonstrations as a pro-Trump mob stormed the U.S. Capitol.
(CNN) -- US diplomats overseas were told Wednesday to suspend all social media posts given the mob assault on Capitol Hill in Washington, three diplomatic sources tell CNN, a step normally only taken during a terrorist attack or major natural disaster.
(CNN) -- Hundreds of law enforcement officers have mobilized across Washington as thousands of supporters who refuse to accept President Donald Trump's election loss flooded the nation's capital Wednesday in protest -- in some cases sparring with authorities -- as Congress gathered to put th…
(CNN) -- Vice President Mike Pence on Wednesday publicly broke with President Donald Trump, the boss he's served obsequiously for four years, saying he cannot submit to demands he overthrow the results of the election.
(CNN) -- After violent pro-Trump protesters stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday, a growing number of Republican leaders told CNN that they believe Donald Trump should be removed from office before January 20. Four of them called for the 25th Amendment to be invoked, and two others said the P…
WASHINGTON (AP) — “Where are they?” a Trump supporter demanded in a crowd of dozens roaming the halls of the Capitol, bearing Trump flags and pounding on doors.
(CNN) -- Most Georgia voters in the runoff elections that will determine control of the US Senate say they are confident that the votes will be counted accurately, according to the early results of an exit poll conducted for CNN and other news networks by Edison Research.
After nearly two weeks of cancellations due to COVID-19, the Kent State men’s basketball team finally took the hardwood in their conference opener against rival Akron. Despite an offensive explosion and impressive defensive performance in the first half, Kent fell to Akron 66-62.
TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — Ohio Gov. Mike DeWine is calling on hospitals to speed up administering the COVID-19 vaccines, saying Wednesday that he's not satisfied with the pace so far.
(CNN) -- Americans can expect to start seeing $600 in their bank accounts immediately as the federal government's second round of stimulus payments is being sent out, the Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service said.
Alan Canfora, 71, one of the nine students wounded during the May 4, 1970, protest at Kent State, died Dec. 20 following a brief illness unrelated to COVID-19.
(CNN) -- The first known case of the new Covid-19 variant was discovered in Colorado Tuesday, according to state health officials.
Kent State University is among at least 24 other organizations that are potentially affected by a widespread software hack blamed on Russia, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
(CNN) -- The House of Representatives on Monday passed a measure to increase stimulus checks for Americans under a certain income level to $2,000 after President Donald Trump championed the effort, sending the bill to the Senate where its future is less certain.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A white Ohio police officer was fired Monday after bodycam footage showed him fatally shooting 47-year-old Andre Hill — a Black man who was holding a cellphone — and refusing to administer first aid for several minutes.
(CNN) -- The House of Representatives will vote on Monday on a measure to increase stimulus checks for Americans under a certain income level to $2,000 after President Trump signed a sweeping coronavirus relief bill into law Sunday evening.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The fate of a white Columbus police officer who fatally shot a Black man last week hangs in the balance after a disciplinary hearing Monday that may result in his termination.
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Browns will try to make the playoffs without four wide receivers, including Jarvis Landry, along with their starting middle linebacker and his likely replacement, because of a positive COVID-19 test and subsequent contact tracing.
The Portage County Health District is preparing to administer COVID-19 vaccinations through the Ohio Department of Health’s Vaccination Program, according to a Tuesday press release.
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal authorities expressed increased alarm Thursday about a long-undetected intrusion into U.S. and other computer systems around the globe that officials suspect was carried out by Russian hackers. The nation's cybersecurity agency warned of a “grave” risk to government…
(CNN) -- President-elect Joe Biden received his first dose of the Pfizer and BioNTech coronavirus vaccine on live television Monday afternoon and reassured Americans of the vaccine's safety.
(CNN) -- The two largest planets in our solar system are coming closer together than they have been since the Middle Ages, and it's happening just in time for Christmas -- hence the nickname of the "Christmas Star."
(CNN) -- Leaders in the House and Senate reached an agreement late Sunday on a $900 billion pandemic relief bill that includes enhanced unemployment benefits and direct cash payments.
(CNN) -- Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell were both vaccinated against Covid-19 by Capitol Attending Physician Dr. Brian Monahan, the two congressional leaders announced separately Friday.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The Ohio Supreme Court on Thursday rejected the death sentence for a man who fatally shot a Kent State University student during a robbery, citing the killer's youth at the time and his history of substance abuse and mental health issues.
(CNN) -- It's been a disappointing year for Lamar Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens. But a stunning last gasp 47-42 win against their division rival Cleveland Browns might just spark a thrilling end to the season for the team.
(CNN) -- Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell for the first time acknowledged Joe Biden's victory and referred to him as President-elect, six weeks after Election Day and amid President Donald Trump's continued refusal to accept defeat.
(CNN) -- The Major League Baseball team in Cleveland, Ohio, will drop "Indians" from its name, according to a report from The New York Times and later confirmed by other news outlets.
(CNN) -- We've known for weeks that Joe Biden won the 2020 presidential election, but our horse-and-buggy Constitution, written in a time before instant communication, works very slowly.
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — The first vaccines against the coronavirus arrived in Ohio Monday morning as a national rollout got underway, with front-line medical workers the first to receive doses.
For two incoming Ohio state legislators, an important task will be to address public universities and their financial well-being as they enter office in the middle of a pandemic.