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Obama Says He'll Get COVID Vaccine, May Record It

(CNN) - Former president Barack Obama says he is planning on taking a COVID vaccine once it is available. During a Sirius XM interview, Obama acknowledged that parts of the African-American community are skeptical about a vaccine. So he's…

Record Amount Of Woman To Serve In Congress

(CNN) - A record amount of women will be in the halls of Congress come January. At least 141 women will serve next year; 116 in the House and 25 in the Senate. Although that number could change, depending…

Amazon Reports Record Prime Day Event

(CNN) - Amazon has a record-setting event. The Seattle-based technology company announced this week's Prime Day was its "two biggest days ever" for small and mid-sized businesses. The annual extravaganza usually was scheduled for July but it was pushed…

Taylor Swift Tops Whitney Houston Billboard Record

(CNN) - Taylor Swift has broken a new record. Her latest album "Folklore" just topped the Billboard 200 for a seventh week. That gives swift a career total of 47 weeks at number one on that chart. It also…

Target's Enormous Sales Boom Sets A Record

Portland, OR (KATU) - Sales at Target are really booming amid the pandemic. The retailer said on Wednesday sales at its stores open for at least one year grew more than 24% between May and July that marks the…

FBI Gun Background Checks Set Record In June

(CNN) - The FBI hit a new record for background checks on gun sales last month. More than 3.9 million background checks associated with the sale, transfer, or permitting of firearms were run in June. Making it the highest…

NOAA: May 2020 Ties For Hottest May On Record

(CNN) - If last month felt like it was almost too hot to handle,  you are not alone. NOAA reports may 2020 tied with 2016 for its hottest May on record. According to the scientists, they registered unusually high…

FCC: Record $225M In Fines For Scam Robocalls

(CNN) - The Federal Communications Commission wants the operators of robocall scams to know that their numbers are up. They are pushing to fine one such company a record-breaking $225 million. The FCC is accusing the Texas-based company "rising…

Spending Collapsed By Record 13.6%

(CNN) - With most people on lockdown the past couple months because of the pandemic, people just weren't spending as much. Turns out, 'as much' rings up to $1.89 trillion. And that's just for the month of April. That's…

3M+ File Unemployment Claims

(CNN) - The U.S. has posted a staggering jobs number, as businesses lay off employees and try to slow the spread of the coronavirus. According to the Department of Labor 3.28-million people filed for unemployment benefits last week; that's…