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Dr. Sanjay Gupta: The complicated calculus of mask-wearing

Let’s face it, masks have been a hot button issue in this country since the very start of the pandemic. They were politicized early on, and quickly became a symbol of how seriously a person took the threat of the coronavirus. In our new world, where there’s now a highly effective way to prevent the…MORE

Caitlyn Jenner says she favors path to citizenship for California immigrants

Caitlyn Jenner says she favors path to citizenship for California immigrants

California Republican gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner said she favors granting a path to citizenship to the 1.75 million undocumented immigrants in the state’s labor force, staking out a position that is more progressive than many voters in the GOP base nationally and at odds with former President Donald Trump, who Jenner supported until 2018. In…MORE

Shooting at downtown Phoenix hotel leaves one dead, several others injured

An overnight shooting at a hotel in downtown Phoenix left one dead and several others injured, police said Sunday morning. Police Sgt. Margaret Cox said during a news conference that one adult male was found dead inside the hotel and at least seven others were taken to the hospital with gunshot injuries. She said all…MORE

Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in doubt after failing postrace drug test

Medina Spirit’s Kentucky Derby win in doubt after failing postrace drug test

Kentucky Derby winner Medina Spirit has tested positive for elevated levels of betamethasone, trainer Bob Baffert revealed Sunday, throwing the horse’s victory last weekend at Churchill Downs into question. Speaking to reporters Sunday morning, Baffert denied that the horse had ever been treated with the drug, saying his team would conduct its own investigation. “Yesterday…MORE

High school senior donates college savings after landing prestigious scholarship

Joshua Nelson landed a full-ride scholarship to Southeast Missouri State University. Now the Missouri native wants to pay it forward by donating his college savings to another high school senior. Nelson, a senior at St. Charles West High School, was one of only five students selected for the prestigious President’s Scholarship at the university. A…MORE

Utah GOP governor defends Republicans’ push to end enhanced unemployment

Utah GOP governor defends Republicans’ push to end enhanced unemployment

Utah GOP Gov. Spencer Cox on Sunday defended Republicans’ push to end enhanced unemployment, saying that although some families continue to struggle amid the pandemic’s economic fallout, the benefit must be rolled back “at some point.” Citing the state’s low unemployment rate, Cox told CNN’s Jake Tapper on “State of the Union” that the biggest…MORE

Arizona’s Copper Canyon Fire grows to 2,560 acres

A brush fire that broke out Friday east of Phoenix, Arizona, grew to 2,560 acres on Saturday, according to the state Department of Forestry and Fire Management. The Copper Canyon Fire was about 20% contained as of late Saturday, the department said on Twitter. Fire crews were focused on the northern side of the fire…MORE