(ATLANTA) -- Two-third of states across the country are reporting either "very high" or "high" levels of influenza-like activity, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's weekly report. As of the week ending Nov. 19, the latest date for which data is available,... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Communities have gravitated toward the shore for thousands of years, building their lives in proximity to major waterways for easy access to trade, seafood and recreation. But those who reside near coastlines will need to learn to adjust as climate change continues... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- Longtime relic collector Riley Bryant said he had a good hunch that he would find something interesting last weekend under the I-55 bridge in Memphis as the Mississippi River's water levels reached record lows. But the 21-year-old student and videographer never expected... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Unilever recently announced a voluntary recall of 19 popular dry shampoo aerosol products sold in the United States due to concerns about benzene, a chemical known to cause cancer. Exposure to benzene, which is classified as a human carcinogen, can occur through... Read More.
High levels of chemicals called per-and polyfluoroalky substances (PFAS) were detected in water-proof or stain-resistant school uniforms in the United States and Canada, according to a new study published Wednesday in the Journal of Environmental Science and Technology. PFAS chemicals, often called “forever chemicals” because... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Although reported COVID-19 case levels in the U.S. are still falling after a viral resurgence over the summer, there are preliminary indicators that infection rates may be back on the rise across the country. In recent weeks, federal data has shown that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- One of Antarctica's most important glaciers is holding on "by its fingernails" as warming temperatures around the globe threaten to cause further deterioration, which could then destabilize the glaciers in the entire region. The Thwaites glacier, located in the Amundsen Sea in... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Last year saw record levels of major greenhouse gases, including carbon dioxide and methane, released into the Earth's atmosphere, according to an international climate report. The annual State of the Climate report, published Wednesday in the Bulletin of the American Meteorological Society... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- Health officials are urging people to stay out of the water at several popular Southern California beaches due to high bacteria levels. The Los Angeles County Department of Public Health issued an alert cautioning residents to avoid swimming and surfing in the... Read More.
(DENVER, Colo.) -- Federal government officials announced a more severe water shortage level in the Colorado River Basin Tuesday, saying it is essential that states like Arizona dramatically reduce water use before drinking water supplies or power production are affected. "The system is approaching a... 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.
(LAKE MEAD, Nev.) -- Dramatic before-and-after photos of Lake Mead are providing visual evidence to the alarming rate in which the water levels at the largest reservoir in the country are receding. Satellite images released by NASA show side-by-side comparisons of Lake Mead, one taken... Read More.