College towns plan to challenge results of 2020 census

Some college towns plan to challenge the results of the 2020 census, claiming they were shortchanged because the pandemic forced students to leave campuses and complaining that the undercount could cost them federal money and prestige.   What You Need To Know Some college towns say they were shortchanged due to the pandemic forcing students … Read more

Marine who criticized Afghanistan withdrawal pleads guilty

CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (AP) — A former Marine battalion commander pleaded guilty Thursday to charges including conduct unbecoming an officer after he complained about the U.S. withdrawal from Afghanistan in online videos that made him well-known in conservative political circles.   What You Need To Know Lt. Col. Stuart Scheller pleaded guilty to charges related … Read more

Butterball recalls ground turkey products

NATIONWIDE — Butterball is recalling several ground turkey products due to possible contamination from “extraneous materials, specifically blue plastic,” the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s Food and Safety Inspection Service announced Thursday. The recall impacts 14,107 pounds of product produced on September 28, 2021 and shipped nationwide. The following items are included in the recall: 2.5-lb. … Read more

Ft. Bragg soldier allegedly attacked police in Jan. 6 Capitol riot

A soldier stationed at Fort Bragg is charged with assaulting police with chemical spray during the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol. Scenes from videos of Trump supporters attacking the Capitol on Jan. 6 show a man in a distinctive red or brown hardhat approaching a tunnel that leads into the building. Hundreds of protesters … Read more

New research gives interactive look at sea level rise

It’s hard to imagine some of the effects of climate change since those effects may take years to happen. Sea level rise is one of the hardest to picture. We’re already seeing more frequent coastal flooding, but what exactly will the rising ocean look like many years from now? New research from Climate Central helps … Read more

Largest comet ever seen will pass through our solar system

Save the date. In roughly 10 years, a once in a lifetime (a very long lifetime) event will take place in the sky above us. One of the largest comets ever seen will pass through our solar system. What You Need To Know Scientists first discovered the Bernardinelli-Bernstein comet earlier this year It is the … Read more