(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 611,000 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 57.6% of Americans... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- In Wyoming's Teton County, nearly 60% of residents are fully vaccinated -- almost double the statewide vaccination rate. It's an effort that has been noticed in the state, which has one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country and where several... Read More.
(LAS VEGAS) -- With coronavirus infections on the rise again in the U.S., hospitals across the country are trying to meet the needs of thousands of patients who are testing positive for COVID-19, and are in need of medical care. One state that has seen... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Green Bay Packers quarterback Aaron Rodgers declined a two-year contract extension that would have made him the highest-paid quarterback in the NFL, according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. The new contract would have kept Rodgers in Green Bay for another five years. Kansas... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Crude oil prices briefly reached their highest levels in six years early Tuesday before retreating slightly, as surging post-pandemic oil demand and fizzled talks among producers casts new volatility over energy markets. Futures on West Texas Intermediate, the U.S. crude benchmark, were... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The average price of gas in the U.S. -- $3.10 as of Tuesday, according to the American Automobile Association -- is the highest so far in 2021 and there are no indicators it will fall ahead of the holiday weekend. Spiking global... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Latinas left the workforce at higher rates than any other demographic during the COVID-19 pandemic, with little sign of recuperating even as the country starts to reopen, according to a new report. From March 2020 to March 2021, the number of Latinas... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate confirmed Judge Ketanji Brown Jackson to the District of Columbia Circuit Court of Appeals in a 53-44 vote on Monday. Jackson is the first of President Joe Biden's Circuit Court nominees confirmed by the Senate, is the first Black woman confirmed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Crude oil has climbed to its highest price in nearly three years as the pandemic recedes and global demand soars. U.S. crude oil was $71.50 a barrel on Monday -- its highest price since October 2018 -- and Brent crude oil, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The amount of carbon dioxide in the atmosphere in May 2021 hit the highest level ever measured, showing the global coronavirus pandemic did not decrease overall CO2 emissions despite pausing global economies for months. Atmospheric carbon dioxide hit a monthly average of... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Taking to the road over Memorial Day weekend? Experts say gas prices will be around $3.00 per gallon -- the highest since the 2014 holiday weekend, according to AAA. According to the United States Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average gas price... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fuel outages persist in parts of the Southeast on Monday -- and the national gas price average remains at its highest level in six years -- even as the Colonial Pipeline has resumed operations following a ransomware attack. The national gas price... Read More.