October 19, 2021
New cases in Georgia and Florida are down 37% and 25%, respectively, compared to last week, JHU data showed. Both states had among the 10 lowest case rates in the past week. But a handful of states — in regions where cold weather has set in — are seeing an increase. This pattern is similar […]
October 6, 2021
WASHINGTON/MONTREAL, Oct 6 (Reuters) – U.S. President Joe Biden’s administration should exceed global standards designed to curb emissions from flights, as pressure mounts to limit the sector’s greenhouse gases, five states told the White House in a letter seen by Reuters. Major plane . . .
October 4, 2021
Oct 4 (Reuters) – Regional natural gas markets in the United States are seeing prices for this winter surge along with global record highs – suggesting that the energy bills causing headaches in Europe and Asia will hit the world’s top gas producer before long. Gas prices in Europe and Asia have more than tripled […]
October 1, 2021
It would become the first oral antiviral for Covid-19 if approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for emergency use authorization. “At the interim analysis, molnupiravir reduced the risk of hospitalization or death by approximately 50%,” Merck said in a news release. “7.3% of patients who received molnupiravir were either hospitalized or died through […]
September 30, 2021
2021 has been a great year for bitcoin mining in America as new talent — and equipment — flood the market, but some states are definitely more appealing destinations than others. The latest data from the Global Energy Institute shows the average price of electricity is lowest in states including Texas and Washington, which certainly […]
August 15, 2021
CNN — The United States is pulling out all US personnel from its embassy in Kabul over the next 72 hours, including top officials, two sources familiar with the situation told CNN on Sunday.
August 13, 2021
Eight states, many of which have lagged the national average for vaccinations, have Covid-19 patients that account for at least 15% of their overall hospitalizations: Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada and Texas, according to a CNN analysis of data from the US Department of Health and Human Services. Of all Covid-19 hospitalizations, these […]
August 10, 2021
Americans started 2021 with nearly $900 billion in credit card debt. And that amount is projected to increase by $60 billion by the end of the year, according to WalletHub, a personal finance website. To determine the states with the highest and lowest amounts of credit card debt, WalletHub looked at average credit card balances […]
August 8, 2021
Fox News 31 in Colorado report that half of the country’s recorded bear attacks have occurred in Montana, Wyoming, Utah, Colorado, New Mexico, and Arizona. An additional 33% of attacks occurred in Alaska. The outlet also reports that 18 people have been killed by bears in Montana since 1990. Twenty . . .
This summer’s Tokyo Olympics marks the second time that Japan’s capital has hosted, with the first coming in 1964. After the Tokyo Games in 2021, the Olympics move to Beijing in 2022. Paris is then set to takeover as host of