(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Friday released its official public health guidance for the 2021 holiday season, offering up mostly general advice on how to prevent the spread of COVID-19. The recommendations urge people to get vaccinated ahead of the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Young children may be more likely to transmit the virus that causes COVID-19 within households compared with older children, a new study has found. Specifically, children 3 or younger were more likely to spread the virus to household members compared with those... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) — Wildfires in the West have spread so rapidly amid continuing dry, gusty conditions that a Northern California town has been destroyed. Firefighters had made progress on containing the Dixie Fire, the largest in California, which has been burning near Feather River Canyon... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) — If the U.S. does not get control over community spread of the delta COVID variant, the nation will continue to see more variants that evade the protection of the vaccines, according to Dr. Anthony Fauci, chief medical adviser to the White House. "That... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Gusty winds are fanning the already giant flames of wildfires scorching Western states and forcing thousands of residents to leave their homes. A frontal system moving into the region will bring winds with speeds up to 40 mph, which, combined with extremely... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Evacuation orders have been issued in several regions in the West due to spreading wildfires. Thousands of residents in Northern California and Montana were ordered to flee their homes as both new and existing wildfires neared neighborhoods. Currently, about 90 large wildfires are... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads. More than 613,000 Americans have died from COVID-19 and over 4.1 million people have died worldwide, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for... Read More.
(SAN FRANCISCO) -- More than 100 people were forced out of their homes overnight as California's largest wildfire continues to spread at a rapid pace. The Dixie Fire has now expanded to more than 190,000 acres -- increasing by 20,000 acres in just 24 hours... Read More.
Ringo Starr has posted a video message regarding this year's installment of his annual "peace and love" birthday celebration, which he's held every year since 2008 on his birthday, July 7. The initiative featured an... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The COVID-19 delta variant is spreading rapidly through Missouri and state officials are turning to wastewater for answers. The delta variant, which first emerged in India last fall, now accounts for about 10% of new virus cases in the U.S., according to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A dangerous storm system is bringing severe storms from Texas to New York with water rescues, monster hail and tornado damage. There have been four reported tornadoes across four states: Arkansas, Illinois, Oklahoma and Tennessee. There have also been 38 reports of damaging... Read More.