(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 611,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57.6% of Americans... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel once again warned consumers this week not to use commercial antibody tests to check whether or not they are immune to COVID-19. These tests, the panel said Thursday, are not consistent and can't be... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The city of Liverpool, England was stripped of its World Heritage status on Wednesday, after a U.N. committee determined that the recent construction has been detrimental to its value. Liverpool was inscribed on the United Nations' Education, Scientific and Cultural Organization's... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Does every automaker have to go electric? Industry trends and government regulations are pointing in that direction. No more naturally aspirated engines. No more turbochargers. No more engines, in fact. Instead, mute conveyances happily trundling along on city streets and highways, the... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The mass-clearing of trees will be the doom of many forms of life on this planet. Forests are critical to the Earth's ecology. They capture and store carbon out of the atmosphere. They can alter the air quality and quantity of drinking... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are out of step in their COVID-19 mask guidance, prompting confusion. In light of sky-rocketing cases of the COVID-19 Delta variant around the globe, last week the WHO called for... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Andrea Constand, the woman at the center of Bill Cosby's 2018 sexual assault trial, has called the Supreme Court of Pennsylvania's decision to overturn the comedian's conviction "disappointing" and "of concern." In a joint statement with her attorneys Dolores Troiani and Bebe Kivitz,... Read More.
Free Britney, indeed. For the first time, Britney Spears has spoken about her conservatorship in open court, and what she said was a doozy: She's asking L.A. County Superior Court Judge Brenda Penny to end the conservatorship without a psychiatric evaluation. When the hearing got underway,... Read More.
(MOSES LAKE, Wash.) -- Daredevil motorcycle rider Alex Harvill died in a crash Thursday while practicing for a record jump. Harvill, 28, was practicing at the Grant County International Airport in Moses Lake, Washington, when the accident occurred, according to the Grant County Coroner's Office. The... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Vaccinating the world against COVID-19, which has killed more than 3.7 million people to date, is a monumental and complex task -- arguably, the biggest inoculation effort undertaken in history. In addition to developing safe and effective vaccines in record time, the... Read More.