(NEW YORK) -- Gas prices nationwide have plunged to their lowest level since February as demand has dropped from peak summer travel season and the price of crude oil has fallen. Softening pain at the pump offers welcome relief for households battered by inflation that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Monkeypox cases are continuing to decline in the United States as the outbreak keeps showing signs of receding. As of Oct. 12, the U.S. recorded a seven-day average of 60 cases, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. This is the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- America's graduating high school class of 2022 had the lowest average ACT score in more than 30 years, according to new data. This year's high school seniors who took the ACT, a standardized test used for college admissions in the United States,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The number of suicides among military veterans dropped to its lowest rate in over a decade, according to a report released Monday by the Department of Veteran Affairs. The latest figures come days after a national suicide prevention nonprofit said the federal... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Almost two years into the COVID-19 vaccine rollout, several states are still struggling to immunize their residents. Among the 10 states with the lowest vaccination rates, as of Wednesday, none have cracked the 60% mark of being fully vaccinated, according to the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fewer Black and Hispanic Americans have gotten a first or second COVID-19 vaccine booster compared to people of other races and ethnicities, new federal data finds. The CDC report also found that booster coverage was highest among white and Asian Americans. Fewer Black and... 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) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.7 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 915,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 64.3% of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 4.9 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 740,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. Just 67.3% of Americans... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- With the lowest COVID-19 infection rate among all states as of Friday, California, which has some of the strictest mask and vaccination mandates in the country, has managed to flip the script as the former U.S. epicenter of the pandemic. "They've been very... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 617,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.3 million people have died worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for... Read More.
(SALT LAKE CITY) -- The southern portion of the Great Salt Lake in Utah has dropped to its lowest level ever, the U.S Geological Survey said Saturday. Lake levels have been declining for some time, but the record-breaking drought hitting the West has accelerated... Read More.