(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 663,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 while over 4.6 million people have died from the disease worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education voted unanimously to mandate the COVID-19 vaccine for all eligible students. The vote is a landmark move for the nation's second-largest district, which has over 600,000 students and operates 1,200 schools in the... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Los Angeles Unified School District's Board of Education will vote Thursday on a vaccine mandate for all eligible students in the nation's second-largest district. The vote, slated for 2 p.m. local time, would be a landmark move for the district, which... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Federal officials have declared a shortage in Lake Mead, the largest reservoir in the country that serves tens of millions of residents in the West and northern Mexico, amid a historic decades long "mega-drought" in the region. The Bureau of Reclamation announced... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 612,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.1 million people have died worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- More than 100 people were forced out of their homes overnight as California's largest wildfire continues to spread at a rapid pace. The Dixie Fire has now expanded to more than 190,000 acres -- increasing by 20,000 acres in just 24 hours... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — The Bootleg Fire is now the third-largest fire in Oregon state history as firefighters try to limit its spread amid extremely dry conditions. The blaze had grown to nearly 400,000 acres in southern Oregon by Thursday morning and remained just 38% contained. While... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- As more people return to the skies, the number of unruly passenger incidents onboard planes continues to skyrocket. Last week alone, the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) reported an increase of 150 unruly passenger cases, making it the worst weekly report of the summer. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- United Airlines is betting big on the post-pandemic travel boom. On Tuesday, United announced the largest aircraft order in the airline's history and the largest for the industry by a single carrier in more than a decade. The 270 narrow-body jet order is... Read More.
(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.
(SEATTLE) -- The most populous county in Washington state has become the first in the nation to ban government use of facial recognition software. King County, which comprises the greater Seattle area and is home to some 2.3 million people, announced Tuesday that a proposal... Read More.