National News

Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 1:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Hiring slowed in May as employers added just 75,000 jobs, a sign that businesses may have become more cautious in the face of slowing global growth, trade fights and fading stimulus from tax cuts and greater government spending. The Labor Department says the modest increase...
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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 11:41 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — Donut shops and donut lovers across the city and the country are celebrating National Donut Day. It started back in 1938 to honor the Salvation Army Donut Lassies, who served soldiers in World War 1. It's #NationalDonutDay , America! Celebrate with a FREE donut with any...
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The International Space Station
June 07, 2019 - 10:39 am
NEW YORK ( 1010 WINS) — NASA announced that it will start sending tourists to the International Space Station in 2020. More details to follow. Like 1010 WINS on Facebook and follow @1010WINS on Twitter to get breaking news, traffic, and weather for New York City.
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Andrew Weber
June 07, 2019 - 10:33 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — When it comes to combating climate change, former Mayor Michael Bloomberg is putting his money where his mouth is. Bloomberg has announced a $500 million investment in the Beyond Carbon Initiative, an effort to close all of the nation’s remaining coal-fired power plants by...
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FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks at a news conference at a gun control advocacy event in Las Vegas. Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to move the United States to a 100% clean energy economy and close all of the nation’s remaining coal plants by 2030. According to the mayor’s team, The billionaire Bloomberg’s investment in the Beyond Carbon initiative marks the largest ever philanthropic effort to combat climate change. (AP Photo/John Locher, File)
June 06, 2019 - 9:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg is plunging $500 million into an effort to close all of the nation's remaining coal plants by 2030 and put the United States on track toward a 100% clean energy economy. The billionaire Bloomberg's investment in the Beyond Carbon...
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U.S President Donald Trump, left, shakes hands with French President Emmanuel Macron at the Prefecture of Caen, Normandy, France, Thursday, June 6, 2019. World leaders are gathered Thursday in France to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings. (Ludovic Marin/POOL via AP)
June 06, 2019 - 6:36 pm
COLLEVILLE-SUR-MER, France (AP) — President Donald Trump, who has at times questioned the value of NATO and other institutions that emerged from World War II, paid tribute on the 75th anniversary of D-Day to the "cherished alliance" forged in battle by the U.S. and partner nations. To aging...
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FILE - In this Jan. 28, 2015 file photo, Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, R-Pocahontas, speaks at the Arkansas state Capitol in Little Rock, Ark. Authorities in Arkansas say they're investigating as a homicide remains found outside the home of the former state senator who Republican Party officials say is dead. An Arkansas State Police spokesman said Wednesday, June 5, 2019, that the remains were found Tuesday outside the home in Pocahontas. Police declined to identify the victim. Property records show the home belongs to Collins-Smith and her ex-husband. (AP Photo/Danny Johnston, File)
June 06, 2019 - 11:02 am
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in Arkansas have confirmed that a body found outside the home of a former state legislator is hers and say they're investigating the case as a homicide. Arkansas State Police said Thursday that the medical examiner confirmed former Sen. Linda Collins-Smith's...
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Anti-abortion advocates gather outside the Planned Parenthood clinic Tuesday, June 4, 2019, in St. Louis. A judge is considering whether the clinic, Missouri's only abortion provider, can remain open. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
June 05, 2019 - 6:26 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Patient safety takes priority over access to abortion, Missouri's health department director said Wednesday after a court hearing on an effort by the state's only abortion clinic to keep operating. Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services Director Randall Williams spoke to...
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Laundry detergent pods
Lukas Kurka
Andrew Weber
June 05, 2019 - 9:04 am
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — The peak days of the Tide pod challenge fad which showed teens on YouTube eating laundry detergent pods may have passed, but a new study says children and seniors are still ingesting the pods. A study from Nationwide Children’s Hospital finds the pods are poisoning children...
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Photo by PA Images/Sipa USA
June 03, 2019 - 11:48 am
Amazon is ratcheting up pressure on its competition with faster delivery.
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