HEADLINES

United States, United Kingdom, Australia Enter New AUKUS Defense And Intelligence Agreement

France expressed its unhappiness after a new defense and intelligence alliance was announced yesterday called the AUKUS agreement, in…

The All-Male Afghan Government Says Women Can Go To College In Gender Segregated Classrooms

Afghanistan’s new “Higher Education Minister”, Abdul Bari Haqqani, has announced that women may go to school, including college, in…

North Korea Claims It Successfully Tested New Long Range Nuclear Tipped Cruise Missile

Over the weekend North Korea test launched its new long range cruise missile which closely resembles the U.S. made Tomahawk cruise…

Tropical Storm Nicholas Picks Up Strength As It Gets Closer To Houston

The National Hurricane Center (NHC) is reporting that Tropical Storm Nicholas has increased in strength with maximum sustained winds of…

TEXAS

Harris County Opens Another Mass Vaccination Site And Moves Its NRG Park Location

Harris County Public Health has announced that is it opening a new mass vaccination site for those seeking the Covid-19 vaccination as…

Small Texas Town Of Iraan Forced To Completely Close After Half Of Its Residents Get Covid-19

The small west Texas town of Iraan has been forced to close all of the schools, businesses and city buildings after almost half of all…

Texas Supreme Court Rules Against Governor Abbott’s Ban On School Mask Mandates

The Texas Supreme Court has rejected Governor Greg Abbott’s ban that prohibited school districts from requiring their students to wear…

School Districts Across Texas Reporting Record Number of Covid-19 Cases

School districts large and small across most of Texas’ large metropolitan areas are reporting high levels of students with Covid-19 and…

AVIATION

Spirit Airlines Meltdown Continues Into 4th Day

Spirit Airlines cancelled 446 flights on Thursday according to Flightaware, an aviation tracking website, which is 56% of the airline’s…

FAA Orders New Testing In Over 10,000 Boeing 737’s Due To Faulty Pressure Switches

The Federal Aviation Administration has issued a new Airworthiness Directive (AD) covering more than 10,000 Boeing 737 airplanes of all…

Americans Are Traveling Again

This past week, a record 2 million travelers in a single day passed through TSA security checkpoints at airports around the nation as…

Spirit Airlines Announces Expansion Into Miami

Ultra low cost carrier (ULCC) Spirit Airlines has announced that it will begin flying out of Miami to 30 new destinations this October…

BUSINESS

Oil Prices Moderately Down

Oil prices dipped to $72.04 per barrel for Brent crude and West Texas Intermediate sank to $68.73 a barrel.  This drop comes after Saudi…

Oil Prices Drop To Lowest Level Since May With Fears of Lower Demand Amid Increased Covid-19 Cases

Oil and gas prices are trending downwards for a sixth straight day reaching levels not seen since May.  A couple thing happened to cause…

New Mortgages Begin To Slow As Interest Rates Climb

Applications to refinance a home fell 5% las week and new mortgages for home buying are down 2% compared to last week and 19% slower…

Target Beats Growth Expectations Again

Minnesota based retail giant Target has beat analyst expectations  with second quarter growth up 8.5%, continuing to climb even after…

TECHNOLOGY

Microsoft Rolls Out New Microsoft Authenticator App Hoping Users Will Stop Using Passwords

Microsoft has announced a new app they want you to download so you can stop using passwords, which the company says is how so many…

T-Mobile Says Hackers Stole 7.8 Million Customer’s Personal Info

On Wednesday T-Mobile said it was conducting an investigation into a recent cyber attack in which 7.8 million of its postpaid customer's…

NASA Got Hubble Space Telescope Is Working Again

Over the weekend engineers were able to fix the crippled Hubble Space Telescope after it suffered a system failure on June 13 and…

NASA To Try Risky Maneuver To Save Hubble Space Telescope

NASA Engineers think they have finally figured out what caused the Hubble Space Telescope to stop working and go offline over a month…

CONSUMER AFFAIRS

Today is Amazon Prime Day, Walmart, Target, Best Buy and Kohl’s Want You To Remember They Are Still Open Today

Major retailers have tried unsuccessfully to compete with Amazon Prime Day in years past, but this year they have joined forces to let…

20% of New Electric Vehicle Owners Change Back To Gas Vehicles

According to new data compiled from used card sales and vehicle registration data by state DMV offices, just over 20% of EV vehicle…

FCC Tells Phone Companies To Stop Robocalls Or Face Consequences

The Federal Communications Commissions (FCC) has notified phone companies, including landline, wireless and VOIP, to start complying…

Honey From Some Areas Of The United States Found To Be Radioactive

Honey in the U.S. has been found to contain cesium-137, a radioactive isotope byproduct of uranium and plutonium fission that results…

LIFESTYLE

Paris Olympic logos near Eiffel Tower Paris Olympics Is 3 years From Now, Hopes For A Party After Subdued Tokyo Olympics

With athletes at the Tokyo Olympics saying they felt like prisoners, not being able to leave the olympic village except to compete or…

Chipmunk Chipmunks With Plague Forces Closure Of South Lake Tahoe

Authorities in South Lake Tahoe are closing some recreational areas after local chipmunks tested positive for the plague, a bacterial…

olive oil Fraud: Your Olive Oil Might Be Vegetable Oil, Tips To Spot Fakes

Italy produces about 366 thousand tons of pure olive oil each year, yet 800 thousand tons of olive oil is exported from Italy every year…

OIC awards Brisbane Summer Olympics of 2032 Brisbane, Australia Awarded 2032 Summer Olympics

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has voted 72-5 to award Brisbane the 2032 Summer Olympics sending Australians celebrating and…