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Travis Scott performs on day one of the Astroworld Music Festival at NRG Park on Friday, Nov. 5, 2021, in Houston. (Photo by Amy Harris/Invision/AP)

At least 8 dead and many injured after crowd surge at Travis Scott’s Astroworld Festival in Houston, officials say

(CNN) -- At least eight people were killed and scores injured when a crowd surged toward a stage at a Houston music festival on Friday night, squeezing audience members who had nowhere to escape, officials...

OPINION: Brandon’s World – Patrick Mahomes is 2020 NFL MVP

Brandon Lewis Columnist December 1, 2020

When I had originally planned to sit down and write this week’s column, the title of the column was going to be, “There is no clear cut MVP in the NFL this season.”Entering Week 11 of the NFL season,...

A man gets swabbed by CNA Keila Kelley. At the state run free COVID-19 testing site setup on Front Street in Reading, PA outside FirstEnergy Stadium Tuesday morning October 13, 2020. The site will be there for 5 days and was setup in response to an increase in cases in Berks County.

Don’t rely on a negative test result to see your family for Thanksgiving

Holly Yan, CNN November 17, 2020

(CNN) -- If you think a negative test result means you don't have coronavirus, you could be wrong.It can take days before a new infection shows up on a Covid-19 test."We know that the incubation period...

Kent State announces date adjustment for spring break 2021

Troy Pierson Reporter October 1, 2020

Manfred van Dulmen, interim associate provost for academic affairs at Kent State, released an email this afternoon announcing an adjustment to the spring 2021 semester.Spring break has been moved from...

As tax season kicks into high gear, two House Democrats have questions for the Internal Revenue Service about a newly redesigned tax form in the wake of a recent watchdog report that outlined potential issues associated with use of the forms.

Taxes are due July 15. Here’s what you need to know

Katie Lobosco, CNN July 14, 2020

(CNN) -- This year's federal income tax deadline was postponed to July 15 due to the coronavirus pandemic, and the Internal Revenue Service has made it clear that Tax Day won't be pushed back again.Covid-19...

Drew Taylor

Opinion: The government is failing Houston

Drew Taylor September 4, 2017

As the world watched the devastation Hurricane Harvey caused last week, another domestic news story may have gone under the radar: It was reported this week that Republicans in the House of Representatives...

Members of the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries help rescue Mike Henry, right, and his partner Rosemarie Carpenter during flooding from Tropical Storm Harvey in Orange, Texas, Wednesday, Aug. 30, 2017. 

Houston braces for Hurricane Harvey’s second swipe

HOUSTON (AP) — Harvey's floodwaters started dropping across much of the Houston area and the sun peeked through thinning clouds Wednesday in the first glimmer of hope in days for the besieged city. But...

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