Michigan, Minnesota report COVID-19 surge not seen in months

Hospitals in Michigan and Minnesota are reporting a wave of COVID-19 patients not seen in months. Beds are filling with unvaccinated people, and health care providers are warning that staff are being worn down by yet another surge.

Houston-native George Floyd's birthday celebrated in Minneapolis

Thursday, Oct. 14, 2021, would have been George Floyd's 48th birthday. The Houston native was killed in 2020 after a former Minneapolis police officer kneeled on his neck for nearly nine minutes. He is now remembered on the same corner where he lost his life.

Soldiers shave heads for battle buddy's sister fighting brain cancer

National Guard Staff Sgt. Brandon Stafford shaved his head to support his big sister Melissa, who was diagnosed with a malignant brain tumor and lost her hair while undergoing chemotherapy. When his fellow soldiers found out, 15 of them decided to shave their heads as well in solidarity.