(NEW YORK) -- COVID-19 hospitalizations are continuing to increase in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.For the week ending Aug. 5, COVID hospitalizations increased 14.3% from 9,026 to 10,320 weekly hospitalizations, data from the federal health agency updated Monday... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Emergency department visits involving cannabis increased for children, teens and young adults during the COVID-19 pandemic, new federal data suggests.A report published Thursday from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked at visits for Americans under 25 years old throughout the... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The watchdog report released Tuesday that revealed how some $200 billion in COVID-19 aid was potentially misspent threw into sharper relief how one pandemic-era program emerged above all others as a magnet for fraudsters: the Economic Injury Disaster Loan program, or EIDL.Launched in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government squandered more than $200 billion in potential fraud in its aggressive rush to prop up small businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to shatter the U.S. economy, according to a report published Tuesday by the inspector general of the Small... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The federal government squandered more than $200 billion in its aggressive rush to prop up small businesses as the COVID-19 pandemic threatened to shatter the U.S. economy, according to a report published Tuesday by the inspector general of the Small Business Administration.The... Read More.
On This Day, June 26, 2021…After a 471 day closure due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Broadway theaters finally reopened in New York.The first official show was a performance of Bruce Springsteen’s critically acclaimed Tony-winning show, Springsteen on Broadway, at the St. James Theatre, which featured The Boss... Read More.
(ATLANTA) -- Monthly e-cigarette sales skyrocketed during the first two years of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new study published Thursday by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.Between January 2020 and December 2022, monthly unit sales increased by 46.6%, from 15.5 million... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As wildfire smoke bathed New York City in fumes on Wednesday afternoon, UPS driver Matt Leichenger said he suffered a wave of nausea in the back of his truck with hardly anything he could do about it."There's nowhere you can escape... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- U.S. airlines are gearing up for the busiest Memorial Day holiday since before the pandemic.United Airlines said it's preparing for its busiest Memorial Day in over a decade, expecting to carry nearly 2.9 million passengers from Thursday May 25 to Tuesday May... Read More.
Gov’t Mule is currently back out on the road on their spring tour, and that’s exactly where frontman Warren Haynes loves to be.Haynes tells ABC Audio being on the road is where he feels most comfortable.“Having done it for so long, you know, you get better and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The number of sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the United States shows "no signs of slowing," new federal data shows.A total of 2.53 million cases of chlamydia, gonorrhea and syphilis were recorded in 2021, according to a new report published Tuesday... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- As the worst of the COVID-19 pandemic appears to fade in the rearview mirror, public health departments are already preparing for the next threat, noting that they have built better operational infrastructure, but caution that budget cutbacks and a health care... Read More.