(The Center Square) – New data from Uber adds to the growing concern that Seattle’s two app-based worker laws are harming couriers rather than helping them. ... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A powerful Pacific jet stream is bringing two dangerous storms fueled by an atmospheric river to the West Coast, the first of which struck Northern California on Wednesday and is pummeling Southern California on Thursday.This first storm brings a "significant threat... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security's cyber agency and the Federal Bureau of Investigation are warning that Chinese-manufactured drones "pose a significant risk to critical infrastructure and U.S. national security," and could steal American data, according to a public service announcement released on... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The temporary cease-fire between Hamas and Israel ended on Dec. 1, and Israel has resumed its bombardment of Gaza.The end of the cease-fire came after Hamas freed over 100 of the more than 200 people its militants took hostage during the... Read More.
2023 had its share of significant weather events. Which ones stood out to you? I am going to list mine here, but you are welcome to share your thoughts as well. It is always a tough call to determine which events were the ‘big’... Read More.
(The Center Square) – The Yakima Air Terminal is seeking significant increases to its rates and charges in what officials call an effort to catch up with the... Read More.
(LONDON) -- As thousands of earthquakes rumbled Iceland's southwestern coast over the weekend, local weather officials warned of a "significant likelihood" of a volcanic eruption in the coming days.More than 2,000 earthquakes were recorded in about 48 hours, including about 1,000 in a 12-hour... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Melting in West Antarctica, a region which includes the "Doomsday Glacier" that threatens the globe with severe sea level rise, could be inevitable in the future due to warming oceans, scientists say.Loss of ice in West Antarctica has been prevalent this... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- At least 1,300 people have died, and 3,227 others have been injured in Israel after the militant group Hamas launched an unprecedented incursion from air, land and sea on Saturday, Israeli authorities said.In Gaza, at least 1,799 people have been killed... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Investments to enhance system conservation and improved hydrology have led to "significant improvements" for Lake Mead this year, the federal government announced Tuesday, after the lake hit historic lows last year and the remains of several bodies were found.Lake Mead, located... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Inflation data to be released on Wednesday will show whether the U.S. economy extended a monthslong cooldown of price increases in June, offering further relief for consumers and welcome news for the Federal Reserve as it weighs an additional interest rate hike.The... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- A portion of Interstate 95 has collapsed in Philadelphia following a large vehicle fire, according to authorities.Emergency dispatchers received a call for an accident response on the off-ramp of I-95 at 6:22 a.m. on Sunday, Philadelphia Fire Battalion Chief Derek Bowmer said Sunday.... Read More.