H-E-B sees huge surge in job applications amid pandemic

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- One of Texans' favorite grocery stores reports 50,000 people applied for jobs in just three days last week.H-E-B's President Scott McClelland revealed the number in a one-on-one interview with ABC13 on Wednesday. McClelland spoke with ABC13 reporter Steve Campion about the incredible demand being placed on the retailer. He said they…

Democrats concede loss of U

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats lost a seat in the U.S. Congress as Christy Smith, a California state legislator, conceded on Wednesday in a special election in suburban Los Angeles to Mike Garcia, a former Navy fighter pilot endorsed by President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen through a window in the Russell…

Aurora factory converts to emergency bed production for pandemic relief

Lawyer wandering the suburbs as ‘COVID-rex’ brings random joy to strangersby Erin Ivory / May 14, 2020GLENVIEW, Ill. — Lawyer Priti Nemani is all business in the office, with a reputation as a powerhouse attorney for female entrepreneurs. "i have been an attorney for about seven-and-a-half years… I know lawyers get a bad rep but in…

KC area playgrounds still busy during stay-at-home order

FLENER SHOWS US WHAT HE SAW, TODAY. MATT: AT PENGUIN PARK, SIGNS SAY PLAY IT SAFE. BUT IT ONLY HELPS, IF PEOPLE READ THEM. >> I DIDN’T REALIZE THE SIGNS WERE OUT, HONESTLY. MATT: SEVERAL FAMILIES STILL PLAYED ON ONE OF KANSAS CITY’S MOST POPULAR PLAYGROUNDS ONE, EVEN HAVING A MEAL ON THE PARK BENCH.…

Clashes kill two in separate West Bank incidents

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U.S. Senate blocks bid to curb surveillance of Americans’ internet

FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol building exterior is seen at sunset as members of the Senate participate in the first day of the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump in Washington, U.S., January 21, 2020. REUTERS/Sarah Silbiger. WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. Senate narrowly blocked an amendment on Wednesday that would have prevented law enforcement…

Scientists create tool to forecast where East Africas devastating locusts

Lisa, Chris and Celine, three pastoralist Samburu taking care of their families’ cattle, look at a swarm of locusts in an area next to Archers Post, Samburu County, Kenya, on April 24. (Luis Tato for The Washington Post)As a historic upsurge of desert locusts ravages East Africa, scientists are using a sophisticated air pollution model…

Renowned exotic animal park stays open despite coronavirus outbreak

WYNNEWOOD, Okla. (KFOR) – The Oklahoma wildlife park featured in the now-famous ‘Tiger King’ documentary is currently open to visitors as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.“They have been a little bit more busy over there, couples you know they get out and go in,” said Steve Bowen of Wynnewood.Neighbors say traffic is brisk in and out…

U.S. House sets Friday vote on lawmaking by proxy during

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House of Representatives on Friday will vote on a measure temporarily allowing members to vote from outside the Capitol so they can work while keeping social distance during the coronavirus pandemic, the chamber’s Democratic leadership said.Congress has argued for weeks over whether and how to allow members to cast ballots…