China to draw ‘separation line’ on peak of Mount Everest to prevent COVID spread

BEIJING (AP) — China will draw a “separation line” atop Mount Everest to prevent the coronavirus from being spread by climbers ascending Nepal’s side of the mountain, Chinese state media reported Monday. A team of Tibetan mountaineering guides will set up the separation line at the peak before climbers attempt to reach the summit from … Read more

Apple’s AirTag tracker will probably help you find your stuff, but there are privacy concerns when it comes to people

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (KTLA) – Apple’s $29 AirTag might just be the best tracking device ever invented. That’s good for your stuff, not so good for people. These tiny little tags will likely help many millions of people around the world find their keys, backpacks, lost luggage and more. But their good natured tracking could … Read more

TSA screens 1.7 million travelers in a single day, highest number since beginning of coronavirus pandemic

(NEXSTAR) – Transportation Security Administration (TSA) officials at U.S. airports screened more than 1.7 million people on Friday, May 7, officially making it the busiest day for passenger throughput since the early days of the pandemic. Friday’s 1.7 million travelers — 1,703,267, specifically — represent the greatest number of passengers screened at U.S. airports on … Read more

Police searching for suspect after 2 women, 4-year-old injured in Times Square shooting: officials

TIMES SQUARE, Manhattan — The NYPD said two women and a 4-year-old girl have been shot in Times Square Saturday and officers are looking for at least one suspect.  The victims were shot at about 4:55 p.m. at 45th Street and 7th Avenue in Manhattan, authorities said. The suspect discharged his weapon three times. The … Read more

Empire State Weekly Scaled Back Business Restrictions, Eviction Moratorium Extended, and Voting Rights for Parolees

ALBANY, N.Y. (NEWS10) — The state is greatly expanding – and even outright removing – capacity restrictions on many industries across New York, as COVID-19 cases and vaccinations are both heading in the right direction. But one restriction that is staying in place is the CDC’s guidance on maintaining six feet of social distancing wherever … Read more

Schenectady Greenmarket/CDTA announce launch of free trolley service

SCHENECTADY, N.Y. (NEWS10) – Schenectady Greenmarket announced Thursday the launch of a free trolley service in partnership with CDTA. The service will start Sunday, May 16 for this year’s outdoor market season outside Schenectady City Hall. The trolley will provide transportation for residents to and from the market in the Hamilton Hill, Mont Pleasant, and … Read more

Josh Duggar released from jail after being charged with possessing child porn

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Josh Duggar was released from the Washington County Detention Center in Fayetteville, Arkansas at 1:35 p.m. on Thursday, according to the detention center booking site. Duggar was granted release in a Zoom detention hearing on Wednesday. TLC releases statement following allegations against former ’19 Kids and Counting’ star Josh Duggar Duggar, … Read more

Most aggressive dog breeds: Is your pooch on the list?

(NewsNation Now) — Smaller, older and male dogs are most likely to growl and be aggressive than other dogs, according to a study of 23 different dog breeds. Scientists at the University of Helsinki studied the behavior of more than 9,000 dogs to assess aggressive behavior. Purebred collie dog Spanish water dog disposed to work … Read more