(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. consumer prices are continuing to climb sharply, according to data from the Department of Labor on Thursday. The Consumer Price Index, which measures what consumers pay for everyday goods and services and is often looked at as an inflation barometer, jumped 5%... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- You may have noticed when filling up on gas or stocking up on groceries that prices for both essentials have gone up. In fact, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, food costs have risen nearly 2.5% from April 2020 to April... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The sweltering summer heat may send swimmers diving head-first into the nearest body of water, but climate change may contribute to life-threatening risks for swimmers as waterborne pathogens thrive and multiply faster in increasingly warming waters, experts said. Scientists are becoming increasingly... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As Americans begin to travel at the highest rate since the pandemic started, United Airlines is encouraging people to get vaccinated by giving away a chance to win free flights for anyone who uploads a photo of their vaccine card. The “Your... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The international community has met its 10-year global target to increase the area of protected land on Earth, according to a new report. "Great progress" has been made since 2010, with more than 42% of the current coverage added in the last... Read More.
(COLUMBUS, Ohio) -- Ohio may have hit the jackpot with its $5 million "Vax-a-Million" lottery as the state reports a surge in COVID-19 vaccinations since the incentive was announced. Gov. Mike DeWine announced the lottery on May 12 that will see five vaccinated adults win... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Scientists are racing to determine what will happen as a result of melting glaciers before the repercussions of climate change on communities become a reality. Researchers are especially worried about the increased risk of flood outbursts from glacial lakes, which can pose... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Counterfeit versions of Pfizer's COVID-19 vaccine have been identified in Mexico and Poland, a Pfizer spokesperson confirmed to ABC News -- adding to the running tally of scam attempts in the U.S. and internationally. "We are cognizant that in this type of environment... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- When the pandemic hit more than a year ago, rates of depression soared, with 28% of respondents in one survey reporting depressive symptoms compared with 9% before COVID-19. As levels of depression rise, public health experts typically expect suicide rates to follow.... Read More.
By Kelly McCarthy, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Costs are climbing on groceries and staple goods both online and in-stores due to changes amid the pandemic, but there are a couple ways to offset the increase and find new ways to save.... Read More.
BY: ZOHREEN SHAH AND ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC NEWS (NEW YORK) — California Gov. Gavin Newsom patiently waited for the day that all Californians 50 and older became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccination, and on Thursday he received a dose of Johnson & Johnson... Read More.