U.S. Life Expectancy Sees Largest 1-Year Drop Since WWII Due To COVID DeathsNew government data shows life expectancy in the U.S. has reached the lowest level since 2003, with people living on average just over 77 years. 
Jeff Bezos Blasts Off On Blue Origin Space FlightBillionaire Jeff Bezos completes Blue Origin space flight on the 52nd anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing.
Britney Spears' New Lawyer Says He's 'Moving Aggressively' To Remove Jamie Spears From ConservatorshipBritney Spears' new lawyer, Mathew Rosengart, is weighing in on efforts to oust the singer's father, Jamie Spears, from her conservatorship.
Dr. Fauci: COVID Vaccination May One Day Be Required For Kids To Return To School, Depending On How U.S. Handles Latest SurgeDr. Anthony Fauci, the country's leading infectious disease expert, is now backing a new COVID-19-related recommendation for when schools start back up in a few weeks.
Spectators Gather In Times Square To Watch Jeff Bezos' Space Launch: 'Exciting First Step'Spectators watched the Amazon founder's rocket, New Shephard, on a massive digital screen at 42nd Street and 7th Avenue. 
Lady Gaga, Tony Bennett To Perform At Radio City In Early AugustTwo music powerhouses are taking over Radio City Music Hall next month.
Eric Garner's Family Pushing For Mayor De Blasio, Former NYPD Commissioner O'Neill To Testify On How NYC Handled 2014 DeathA Manhattan Supreme Court judge said Monday that a judicial inquiry into the fatal arrest of Eric Garner will begin this October.
Ford Recalling Nearly 775,000 Explorer SUVsIt comes after six injuries were reported due to steering issues. 
Sen. Schumer Turns Up Heat On State Department To End Massive Backlog Of Passports Needing To Be Obtained Or RenewedSen. Chuck Schumer is calling on the State Department to act and get tens of thousands of New Yorkers out of what he calls "passport purgatory."
Nationals Game Suspended As Fans Rush For Exits After Shooting Outside StadiumFans were asked to leave Nationals Park after a shooting that occurred outside the stadium led to a panicked scene with attendees ducking for cover and the teams retreating to their clubhouses.
Los Angeles Sheriff's Department Won't Enforce County Mask MandateThe Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department will not enforce a countywide face mask mandate imposed by the County Department of Public Health, the county sheriff said Friday.
Judge Orders U.S. To Close DACA Program To New Applicants, Calling It IllegalA federal judge in Texas ordered the U.S. government on Friday to close the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program to new applicants, saying the Obama administration did not have the legal authority to grant deportation relief and work permits to undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children.
Test In The Works To Diagnose COVID 'Long Haulers'Scientists at Imperial College London found auto antibodies in the blood of a small number of people with COVID symptoms that lingered for months. 
Breakthrough Cases And Delta Variant Concerns Have Some Officials Reevaluating Mask RulesSurging cases, mask mandates and sporting events canceled -- that may sound like the early days of the pandemic, but they're all happening now. 
Surgeon General Calls COVID-19 Misinformation An 'Urgent Threat'In his first advisory, Surgeon General Vivek Murthy issued a stark warning Thursday in an effort to fight misinformation that the COVID vaccine is dangerous.