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

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

Four inductees announced for Video Game Hall of Fame 2021 class

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — It’s official: There are four new members of the World Video Game Hall of Fame. This year’s class includes: Animal Crossing Microsoft Flight Simulator StarCraft Where in the World Is Carmen Sandiego? Officials from the Strong National Museum of Play, where the World Video Game Hall of Fame is located in Rochester, … Read more

Florida principal under investigation after paddling child

CLEWISTON, Fla. (NewsNation Now) — Police are investigating after a principal initiated corporal punishment by paddling right in front of a little girl’s mother. Brent Probinsky, the mother’s lawyer, said she got a call from the school last month, saying her first-grade daughter caused $50 worth of damage to a computer. The mother was told … Read more

Dinosaur discoveries: What is a ‘Monkeydactyl’ and how many T-rexes were on the planet?

SALT LAKE CITY (NewsNation) — In the past few weeks, scientists have gotten a better picture of how one of the most famous dinosaurs lived and even discovered brand-new types of the ancient creatures. For example, scientists have calculated that approximately 2.5 billion T-rexes lived on Earth over the existence of the species. Tyrannosaurs may … Read more

Local Customs and Border Protection work to ensure Mother’s Day flowers are pest-free

(WWTI) — U.S. Customs and Border Protection are “putting the pedal to the metal” ahead of the busiest time of year for flower imports. Making sure Mother’s Day flowers are pest-free CBP agricultural specialists have been working around the clock to inspect cut flowers bound for stores and household that can carry pests and diseases. … Read more

Biden touts $28.6B restaurant relief program

WASHINGTON (NewsNation Now) — President Joe Biden delivered remarks on his $28.6B restaurant relief program which is part of his recently passed American Rescue Plan. The White House said that 186,200 restaurants, bars and other eligible businesses had applied for the program over its first two days of accepting applications. More than half of the … Read more

Derek Chauvin attorney files motion for new trial, accusing prosecution and jury of misconduct

MINNEAPOLIS (NewsNation Now) — The defense attorney for Derek Chauvin has filed a motion asking for a new trial for the former police officer who was found guilty in the murder of George Floyd. Eric Nelson’s motion argues a new trial is valid for 10 different reasons, including prosecutorial and jury misconduct and denying a … Read more