(NEW YORK) -- While authorized vaccines have proven safe and effective in holding the line against COVID-19, they are not 100% effective. Reports of uncommon breakthrough cases among fully vaccinated Americans, coupled with the delta variant tearing through the country, threaten to undermine the... Read More.
Simone Biles is considered one of the greatest female gymnasts of all-time, an athlete who competes on a different level, with four signature moves named after her in three different events. The level of difficulty undertaken by the six-time Olympic medalist is one reason her... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Over 55 million Americans are at risk for flash flooding this weekend as severe weather heads toward the Northeast. Portions of the Northeast are nearly five times wetter than average for July so far. New York and Boston both could approach all-time... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) is instructing airlines to inspect their Boeing 737 fleet for faulty altitude pressure switches that could potentially pose a safety risk. The switches are part of a system designed to warn flight crew of cabin depressurization. Planes are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While all adults in the United States are now eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine, parents with young children find themselves in an uncomfortable limbo state. Fully vaccinated parents are protected against the virus, but their kids under 12 aren't even eligible... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- It was more than 90 degrees in Moranda Rasmussen's Portland, Oregon, apartment during a historic heat wave late last month when the 27-year-old began to panic. They have cerebral palsy and depression and rely on Supplemental Security Income while they work... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Child drownings are on the rise, according to a new report, and experts warn that the pandemic has also put kids at an increased drowning risk this year. "It was really hard for people to access swimming lessons last year," Dr. Ben... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vaccine-hesitant Americans overwhelmingly reject the reported risks of the coronavirus delta variant, posing questions for the nation's pandemic recovery on a Fourth of July the Biden administration has marked as a turning point in the nation's long public health ordeal. Three in... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Still struggling to reach his goal of 70% of Americans getting at least one vaccine dose by the Fourth of July, President Joe Biden on Friday marked a new milestone – 300 million shots administered in the 150 days since he took... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Rumblings earlier this spring that COVID-19 had made it to base camp at Mount Everest prompted fears of the worst: an outbreak of the deadly respiratory virus among people already impacted by the high altitude. But as the dust settles from the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While most coronavirus hospitalizations occur in adults, the coronavirus still poses the threat of severe disease to teens, according to a new study issued by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Nearly a third of teens ages 12-17 hospitalized with COVID-19... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The sweltering summer heat may send swimmers diving head-first into the nearest body of water, but climate change may contribute to life-threatening risks for swimmers as waterborne pathogens thrive and multiply faster in increasingly warming waters, experts said. Scientists are becoming increasingly... Read More.