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High temperatures continue Sunday, but a cold front will soon bring relief

High temperatures continue Sunday, but a cold front will soon bring relief

The deadly heat wave that has blanketed much of the United States is in its final day. A cold front moving through the Midwest will reach the East Coast by Monday, bringing heavy rain and cooler air, according to CNN Meteorologist Ivan Cabrera. The front will quiet days of extreme temperatures, Cabrera said. This week’s…MORE

Patrick Stewart returns to Starfleet in the new ‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer

Patrick Stewart returns to Starfleet in the new ‘Star Trek: Picard’ trailer

In the trailer for the upcoming CBS All Access series “Star Trek: Picard,” the titular captain is facing a new final frontier—retirement. Patrick Stewart’s Jean-Luc Picard is older, brooding and grounded on land in the clip unveiled Saturday at Comic-Con International in San Diego. Fret not, Trekkies. The legendary leader of the starship Enterprise quickly…MORE

3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction

3 original NASA moon landing videos sell for $1.82 million at auction

While the world celebrated the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing Saturday, Sotheby’s auctioned off three original NASA videotapes of the event for a whopping $1.82 million. That’s more than 8,000 times what then-NASA intern Gary George paid for them in a government surplus auction in 1976, the auction house said in a…MORE

Baltimore’s deputy police commissioner was robbed at gunpoint, police say

Baltimore’s deputy police commissioner was robbed at gunpoint, police say

A Baltimore deputy police commissioner was robbed at gunpoint, the police department said Saturday. Deputy Commissioner Daniel Murphy and his wife were walking Friday night near Patterson Park when a white SUV with four people in it approached them, the department said in a statement emailed to CNN. Two black men, believed to be about…MORE

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

Heavy damage after Midwest storms sweep through 500 miles in 10 hours

A powerful derecho storm moved through the Upper Midwest on Friday night, gathering up 73 damaging wind reports, according to the National Weather Service, and the same area remained under threat of more severe weather Saturday. More than 100 damaging wind reports have already come in. The threat of large hail and isolated tornadoes will…MORE

A missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

A missing toddler drove himself down to the county fair on his toy tractor

How far can a little one really go? Well, one determined Minnesota 2-year-old got himself all the way down to the county fair, according to the Chisago County Sheriff’s Office. The sheriff’s office received a call Friday night about a missing toddler, according to a Facebook post from the office. But the determined tyke wasn’t…MORE