(NEW YORK) -- A New Jersey federal judge has ordered Starbucks to pay a former employee who was awarded $25.6 million in a wrongful termination suit an extra $2.7 million in damages.Shannon Phillips, a former regional director for the chain, sued the coffee giant... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- Nearly 9,800 extra live births occurred in Texas the year after a strict abortion ban went into effect in 2021, a new analysis found.In the study, published Thursday in the Journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA), a team from Johns Hopkins Bloomberg... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. could soon be paying an additional $1 billion in healthcare expenses each summer due to forecasts of continuing waves of extreme heat in the near future, a new report has found.The additional cost in heat-related healthcare will stem from 235,000... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Infants eligible for a measles vaccine should receive one prior to international travel, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said amid rising cases of the highly contagious disease during the summer travel season.The guidance came as part of a Health Alert... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- For Eshanka Jayasinghe, or Eshi Jay, unwanted body hair negatively affected her self-esteem for years, so she decided to undergo laser hair removal treatments.But the procedure left the YouTuber's body in a worse state, she said, with scarring and damage from her... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It's getting hot out West -- and those scorching temperatures are rapidly thawing the incredible amounts of snowpack that accumulated in the mountain ranges over a very active wet season.Now, water utility experts and environmental experts are working to ensure the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- May is Mental Health Awareness Month, with experts across the country raising alarms about a growing mental health crisis.Over 94 million Americans experienced symptoms of anxiety or depression in the past four weeks, according to the Centers for Disease Control and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- This past winter skiers rejoiced at the plethora of snow that fell as a result of several rounds of atmospheric rivers that pummeled the western U.S. with an onslaught of additional precipitation.The extra snow led to record visitation for ski resorts... Read More.
(NOTE LANGUAGE AND CONTENT) Extra host Billy Bush is once again in hot water after another leak of sexually suggestive off-camera comments.The TV personality, who was famously suspended, then fired, from Today in 2016 after a leaked 2005 conversation between him and then-candidate Donald... Read More.
Avatar: The Way of Water makes a splash in theaters Friday, and Oscar-winning director James Cameron said he was eager to delve "deeper" into the characters we met in the original.At a recent press event, he noted, "I think it's important for a sequel... Read More.