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US car sales taking biggest hit since ’09 recession

(CNN) – U.S. car sales are taking their biggest hit since the 2009 recession. Wednesday, several top automakers reported a more than 30 percent plunge in sales during the second quarter. Car companies have been forced to close dealerships because of the COVID-19 crisis. Some credit analysts say it could take several years for the auto industry to return to…

COVID-19 national numbers surging to record highs with 40 states seeing increase

(CNN) – 60 percent of all the world’s coronavirus cases have been reported in the past month. Wednesday, the United States saw its highest single day of new COVID-19 cases, with nearly 47,000 cases reported. Nearly forty states across America are now seeing surges in cases and more than twenty are now pausing or rolling back re-openings. Categories: National News,…

Cops called on children playing football, and police get a touchdown for their response

The person who complained that children were playing football in their neighborhood probably didn't expect this outcome

(CNN)— Ohio police were called to a neighborhood street after someone complained about children playing football there. But what happened next probably wasn’t exactly what the caller or the kids anticipated. Jim Nelson has the details. Categories: Digital Exclusives and Features, National News

Facebook to crackdown on hate speech

Social media platform will bad ads that scapegoat minorities, immigrants among other groups

(CNN)— Facebook will ban ads that scapegoat minorities, immigrants, racial or other groups as part of a wider crackdown on hate speech, according to CEO Mark Zuckerberg. The expanded policy will prohibit ads that claim these groups are a threat, Zuckerberg said on a livestream Friday. The new policy will also ban negative ads about immigrants or asylum seekers. “Specifically,…

Coronavirus pandemic could lead to fewer births

New study predicts drop in the number of child births during the global health crisis

(CNN) — One of the effects of the coronavirus could end up being up to half a million fewer births in the u-s than expected. That’s what experts at the Brookings Institution and the March of Dimes are predicting. researchers looked at data from U.S. fertility during the recession of 2007 through 2009 and the 1918 flu pandemic. The group…

NC Teen is attacked by shark during visit to beach

The 16 year old is recovering after the shark bite into his leg and would not let go

(CNN) — A North Carolina teenager is warning others to not let their guard down after surviving a shark attack off the coast. 16 year old Nick Arthur is now recovering after a shark grabbed him and wouldn’t let go. Allison Smith has the details. Categories: National News

‘That 70’s Show’ actor, Danny Masterson accused of raping 3 woman

Masterson was arrested Wednesday morning and released on a more than 3 million dollar bail

Image: Anna Weber/ Getty Images/CNN (CNN) –Actor Danny Masterson, best known for his role on “That ’70s Show,” was charged with three counts of rape, Los Angeles County District Attorney Jackie Lacey announced Wednesday. Masterson was arrested at 11:30 a.m. PT on Wednesday and released shortly before 3 p.m. PT on a $3.3 million bail, according to information available on…