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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…

Amtrak Reports Record Ridership

(CNN) - Amtrak is reporting a record year The company set new operating records in ridership, revenue and financial performance. That's based on fiscal year 2019, which ended in October. That does not mean the railroad is in the…

The Last Heat of Summer?

After a record breaking day Thursday (we hit 100° in Columbus), conditions are primed to do it all over again today. The heater stays on this afternoon with highs in the mid to…

NOAA: August Tied For Second Warmest August On Record

(CNN) - This past August was the second hottest on record. That's according to National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association. The agency has been tracking global temperatures for 140-years. It says august was 1.66 degrees above the average over the…

NOAA: July Was Hottest Month On Record For The Planet

(CNN) - It's not just you, it really is getting hotter. Way hotter. In fact, last month was the hottest July since record keeping began, that's 140 years! That's not for your home-town or the U.S. it's for the…

NOAA: June 2019 Was Warmest June On Record Globally

(CNN) - Last month was the hottest June ever recorded on earth. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Association, says the average global temperature was 1.7 Fahrenheit warmer than the 20th century average. Record temps affected Europe, Asia, Africa, Canada…