(NEW YORK) -- A surge of respiratory illnesses related to flu, respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and other infections has been sweeping across some parts of China and mainly infecting children, as the country experiences its first full winter since easing COVID-19 restrictions.Amid media reports... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The 30-year fixed mortgage rate this week climbed to 8%, reaching that level for the first time since 2000, according to Mortgage News Daily.The milestone arrives after months of rate increases. As recently as last April, the 30-year fixed mortgage rate stood... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- A senior U.S. defense official on Monday said the Hamas attack on Israel is different from previous conflicts in Gaza, likening the violence by Hamas militants as "ISIS-like savagery" and said U.S. munitions are already en route to Israel, adding bluntly that... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- While experts disagree about whether AI poses an existential threat, Dan Hendrycks, a researcher and the director of the Center for AI Safety, or CAIS, is among those who believe the technology could destroy humanity in a variety of ways.A bad... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Homeland Security is assigning hundreds of asylum officers to the border to sort through the region's recent surge in humanitarian needs, Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas said Wednesday."Short-term solutions" are needed to address the "decades-old problem" of a "broken immigration system,"... Read More.