(KABUL) -- The U.S. embassy in Afghanistan is suffering from a COVID-19 crisis as the virus sweeps across Afghanistan in a devastating third wave destabilizing the already fractured country. Staff have been placed on a severe lockdown as dozens of employees have been hospitalized, filling... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — Acts of aggression are skyrocketing to troubling highs on airplanes. Airlines have now reported 3,000 cases of disruptive passengers to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) this year, and the vast majority -- 2,300 -- involve people who refused to wear a mask. The FAA... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than a year after COVID-19 ravaged the Big Apple, New Yorkers will be treated to a major celebratory bash. New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced during his daily news briefing Monday that a special outdoor concert will take place... Read More.
(LOUISVILLE, Ky.) -- While the number of patients continues to dramatically fall as more Americans have gotten vaccinated, Kayla Chelf, a registered nurse at Baptist Health Hospital in Louisville, Kentucky, said treating individual COVID-19 patients is just as challenging as ever, and the memory... Read More.
(LEXINGTON, Ky.) -- A plan to rapidly reopen schools in Texas may have contributed to thousands of COVID-19 cases and hundreds of deaths, according to an analysis by economists and public policy experts from the University of Kentucky. The analysis, which has not yet been... Read More.
(NEW DELHI) -- A cyclone pummeled India on Monday, the nation's deadliest day of the pandemic, as the country also surpassed a grave milestone: 25 million COVID-19 cases. India, now the global epicenter of the pandemic, is seeing this second wave of infection only worsen... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Seven members of the New York Yankees’ coaching and support staff have tested positive for COVID-19, manager Aaron Boone announced Wednesday before the team took on the Tampa Bay Rays. Among those who tested positive are pitching coach Matt Blake, third-base coach... Read More.
(DENVER) -- Children make up more than a quarter of new COVID-19 cases in Colorado, bolstered by the spread of more-contagious variants and in-person school activities. In Colorado, children between 0 to 19 account for 26.4% of all cases reported the week of April 25,... Read More.
(LONDON) -- The Indian delegation at the G-7 meetings in the U.K. will not be in face-to-face meetings after "exposure to possible COVID positive cases," the Indian Foreign Minister said, although officials said the summit itself is not at risk. "Was made aware yesterday evening... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- You can ditch the mask walking your dog or dining outside with friends if you are fully vaccinated from COVID-19. But keep it on for any outdoor crowded events like concerts, parades and sporting events. Wearing a mask in public spaces indoors also... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- States across the country are reporting large numbers of people getting their coronavirus shots, and according to the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 95 million doses have been administered over the last month alone. Regardless, the number of newly... Read More.