Father gives daughter life-saving present as living organ donor

CARRIERE, Miss. (AP) — Sitting poolside with his wife and two daughters, Rhett Shaffette says he’s already received the best gift this Father’s Day. His 12-year-old daughter is thriving, eight months after getting a portion of his liver. She received the transplant after nearly losing her life to internal bleeding. Dreams don’t quit: Local dad … Read more

Newsfeed Now: Users say Apple Watches accidentally calling 911; Study finds half of US cosmetics contain toxic chemicals

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you’ll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (NEXSTAR) – After infrastructure talks between President Biden and a group of Republican … Read more

After record ‘deaths of despair’ in 2019, early pandemic data is grim

(NEXSTAR) – New data show the heavy mental and emotional toll that the pandemic took on Americans in 2020, one year after the country saw record highs in alcohol- and drug-related deaths. In 2019, more than 156,242 people died from so-called “deaths of despair,” according to a report out Tuesday from Trust for America’s Health, … Read more

Newsfeed Now: States & businesses rethink masks rules after CDC update; School bus driver honored after hijacking

Weekdays at 10:30 a.m. CST/11:30 a.m. EST, Newsfeed Now will be streaming the top stories in the U.S. utilizing our newsrooms across the country. If you miss the live report, you’ll be able to see a replay minutes after the stream ends. (NEXSTAR)-The CDC announced Thursday that it is safe for fully vaccinated Americans to … Read more

First American Sign Language Bible available to deaf, hard of hearing communities around the world

LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — Nearly 100 volunteers worked for 15 years to produce the world’s first complete Bible translation into American Sign Language (ASL) on video. The final book of the New World Translation of the Holy Scriptures in ASL video was released on February 15, 2020, during a dedication program for a new translation … Read more

‘Do not fill plastic bags with gasoline,’ safety commission warns drivers

(NEXSTAR) – As fuel stations in the East run out of gas amid panic-buying after cyberattackers hit the Colonial Pipeline on Friday, the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission is reminding drivers just how dangerous improperly stored gas can be. More than 1,000 gas stations in the Southeast report running out of fuel thanks to panic-buying … Read more

PODCAST: On the Story with Trishna Begam: A bad tick season ahead

Episode 8: Get ready for a bad tick season (NEWS10) –  It’s tick season and it’s going to be a bad one according to one local expert. Joellen Lampman, with the Cornell Cooperative, works for the State’s Integrated Pest Management program. She tells us how she saw it all coming two years ago. A blacklegged tick a … Read more

AIDS virus used to fix ‘bubble baby’ disease in gene therapy treatment

This January 2020 photo provided by the family shows Josselyn Kish of Las Vegas. As a baby, Josselyn suffered rashes, painful shingles and frequent diarrhea, said her mother, Kim Carter. “Day care was calling me a couple times a week to come get her because she was always getting fevers.” After the gene therapy, “she … Read more