(NEW YORK) -- A handful of major restaurant chains across the nation have recently announced that they are raising wages in a bid to attract workers as they finally begin to reopen at full capacity. As the coronavirus pandemic eases and patrons -- fueled by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A wildfire is currently blazing through the mountains of Southern California ahead of the area's typical fire season. While authorities suspect the Pacific Palisades Fire may have been ignited by an arsonist, the fire, which has currently spread to over 800... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- No, your (itchy, red) eyes are not deceiving you -- allergy season is getting worse, and climate change is to blame. Pollen counts are already higher than they've ever been, and not only will they increase, but the season will get longer... Read More.
The Monarch Butterlies are alive and well. Look for them in your backyard. Looking for some good news? You may have heard that the population of the Monarch butterfly in their Southern California over-wintering locations plunged from over 300,000 three years ago to under 2,000... Read More.
Sting has joined the lineup of artists and celebrities that will appear on See Us Unite for Change, a multi-network special that "celebrates and pays tribute" to the Asian American experience airing Friday, May 21, on MTV and its affiliated networks. The special, hosted by... Read More.
Jake Owen is celebrating his newest number-one hit, "Made For You." The romantic ballad, featured on his latest album, Greetings from...Jake, is now the top song on country radio, marking his ninth #1 hit overall. His previously hits from that album include "I Was Jack (You Were Diane),"... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The sleek silhouette was breathtaking: A long clamshell hood that appeared to go on indefinitely. An interior swathed in upcycled, sustainable materials. A futuristic dashboard connected to a "floating" center console. The automotive work of art could have been German. Or British.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- On NFL pro days, athletes from colleges across the country perform their best in front of NFL representatives in hopes of getting drafted into the league. But in a sport that’s dominated by men, during pro day at Oklahoma State University... Read More.
MTV has announced that it's launching a global event to "celebrate and pay tribute" to the Asian American experience with a multi-network special called See Us Unite for Change. The special, hosted by Ken Jeong, comes amid a growing number of hate crimes against people in the Asian American... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Lawmakers and scientists must come together to make sure policies aimed at mitigating climate change do not increase global policy, according to a new study. While the impacts of climate change are widely considered to disproportionately affect people living below the poverty... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden said last year the nation was facing four “historic crises all at the same time" -- the pandemic, the related economic crisis, the need for racial justice and the “undeniable realities and accelerating threats of climate change.” At the time,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Efforts to control the spread of COVID-19 around the globe led to widespread lockdowns and decreased economic activity. Another result of the pandemic has been a temporary reduction in emissions, such as carbon dioxide, which is "the primary greenhouse gas that is... Read More.