(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency announced a new rule Thursday to reduce super-polluting greenhouse gases commonly used in air conditioners and refrigerators as part of the cooling process. This is a major leap forward in the Biden administration's plan to combat climate change despite... Read More.
(SOUTH LAKE TAHOE, Calif.) -- A California wildfire is inching closer to a resort town as fire conditions worsen in the region. The Caldor Fire has now scorched more than 204,390 acres and is just 20% contained as it burns southeast of Lake Tahoe --... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. is poised to begin rolling out booster shots in a matter of weeks, with still one major sticking point to resolve: It's not entirely clear yet that third shots are needed. President Joe Biden recently vowed to begin deploying boosters the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Ida is barreling through Louisiana after making landfall in the state as a powerful Category 4 hurricane on Sunday afternoon. It was one of the strongest hurricanes on record -- by both wind speed and pressure -- to roar ashore in Louisiana. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- More than 50 million Americans remain under a flash flood watch on Friday as Tropical Storm Elsa moves up the East Coast, bringing heavy rain and gusty winds. After making landfall in Florida and pummeling the southeastern United States, Elsa is heading... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Tropical Storm Elsa is delivering heavy rain as it moves up the East Coast, with more than 50 million Americans under flash flood watches over the next 24 hours. The storm is moving northeast at 20 mph, with the center about 25... Read More.
(HAVANA, Cuba) -- Tropical Storm Elsa is now 85 miles east of Kingston, Jamaica, and 185 miles southeast of Cabo Cruz, Cuba, as it moves west-northwest at 14 mph with current sustained winds at 65 mph. A tropical storm warning is in effect for parts... Read More.
(FLORIDA) -- Elsa, which was the first hurricane of the Atlantic season, has weakened to a tropical storm, though it is bringing damaging winds and rain as it moves through the Caribbean. After lashing parts of the eastern Caribbean with strong winds and heavy rain... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The government took the first steps to end surprise medical billing on Thursday, getting the ball rolling on a law that was passed under former President Donald Trump's administration and takes effect this January. The law bans health care providers from issuing surprising... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A controversial bankruptcy plan involving OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma, which would shield the Sackler family from litigation tied to the opioid crisis, moved forward Thursday. A federal bankruptcy court judge in White Plains, New York, allowed Purdue to begin soliciting support for... Read More.