(NEW YORK) -- Home births in the United States reached the highest level in three decades during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report released Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's National Center for Health... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Across the country, pediatric bed occupancy is the highest it’s been in two years, with 78% of the estimated 40,000 beds filled with patients, according to data from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. The rise in occupancy -- a... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Flu season is making an early comeback as flu-related hospitalizations are the highest in over a decade for this point in the season, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. There have been an estimated 880,000 cases of lab-confirmed influenza illnesses,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Police officers, firefighters and other protection service employees had the occupation with the highest death rates from COVID-19 in 2020, new federal data shows. The report, published Friday by the National Center for Health Statistics -- a branch of the Centers for... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Labor unions reached their highest level of approval in the U.S. since 1965, according to a new Gallup poll. Seventy-one percent of poll respondents said they approve of such organizations, up from 68% last year. Prior to the pandemic, 64% of poll... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The body of a 52-year-old climber has been recovered after falling to his death from Mount Rainer, one of the highest major peaks in the United States. The incident occurred on Monday when, according to the National Parks Service, witnesses alerted them... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- With a single case of paralytic polio detected in Rockland County, New York, and the virus showing up in wastewater samples in two counties in the state, as well as New York City, health officials say polio is likely circulating undetected. This... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Traffic deaths for the first quarter of this year were the highest since 2002, according to early estimates from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. The agency estimates 9,560 people died from motor vehicle crashes during the first quarter of this year... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States has one of the highest levels of monkeypox in the world, new data published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has revealed. The U.S. has reported a total of 3,590 known monkeypox cases as of Tuesday, July... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The Mega Millions jackpot has reached an estimated $810 million ahead of Tuesday night's drawing, making it the third largest jackpot in the game's history. Tuesday night's historic jackpot is possible after no one had the winning numbers following Friday night's drawing. The... Read More.
Steve Miller is in the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, but Thursday night in New York City, he received an honor that he considers even better than that: He was inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. On the red carpet before the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The power of former President Donald Trump's endorsement and lasting influence over Republican midterm voters faces its biggest test yet on Tuesday in Georgia, where Trump and his former vice president are on opposite sides in a significant statewide race and where... Read More.