(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 610,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57% of Americans... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of Cubans have been protesting food, vaccine and medicine shortages, in the one of the country's largest demonstrations in decades. Some residents went days without power in the summer heat, while others continue to be forced to wait in long lines... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Imagine a world where water is scarce in the West -- or at least stretches of the increasingly hot and dry landscape. A decades-long megadrought spurred by climate change, which has led to alarmingly low reservoir levels in the region, nearing or... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When Carly Birmingham, a 7th grader from Massachusetts who identifies as nonbinary, was depressed and experiencing suicidal thoughts last fall, their mother drove to a local hospital emergency department at 2 a.m. hoping for immediate help. But Carly says they ended up... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As coronavirus concerns decimated the demand for travel and the aviation industry was faced with its biggest crisis in history, two former airline executives were about to do the unthinkable: start an airline. Major U.S. airline CEOs were just trying to stop... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The video of a mom bringing her toddler to a job interview is sparking a conversation over the realities of the current child care crisis. Maggie Mundwiller, 38, from St. Louis, posted a video on TikTok explaining that she was invited for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When President Joe Biden took office in January, there was an expectation that changes to policies on the southern border would help reverse the crisis there. But what resulted was a surge in arriving migrants, some believing that Biden's friendlier approach toward... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The key to easing partisanship on the topic of global warming may be in the way the messages are conveyed, according to new research. Tailoring online messaging and advertising toward Republican voters could shift their views on climate change, a new study... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A new weight-loss treatment is being heralded by some health experts as "groundbreaking," and a potential "game changer" in the growing epidemic of obesity. Semaglutide, an injectable drug made by the pharmaceutical company Novo Nordisk, was approved Friday by the Food and... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of ongoing fighting, reported atrocities, and hindered humanitarian aid, President Joe Biden has finally weighed in directly on the crisis in Ethiopia -- issuing a warning late Wednesday about the "escalating violence," "large-scale human rights abuses," and the risk of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of businesses -- including industry giants Google, JPMorgan Chase and Verizon -- have united to combat the mass exodus of women from the workforce due to inequities pertaining to caregiving responsibilities, a crisis further exposed over the past year by... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- An image of a Maryland woman working from her bathtub has led to a reflection on the child care crisis caregivers have faced since the onset of COVID-19, and what leaders are doing to change it. At the height of the pandemic,... Read More.