With prices surging worldwide for heating oil, natural gas and other fuels, the U.S. government said Wednesday it expects households to see their heating bills jump as much as 54% compared to last winter.
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Hollywood’s Captain Kirk, 90-year-old William Shatner, has blasted into space and safely returned to Earth in a convergence of science fiction and science reality.
Thanks to a growing network of white-collar apprenticeship programs that lead to jobs at blue chip employers, including big tech players like …
Pfizer is asking the U.S. government to allow use of its COVID-19 vaccine in children ages 5 to 11. If regulators agree, shots could begin within a matter of weeks. Pfizer already had announced that a lower dose of its vaccine worked and appeared safe in a study of the youngsters. Pfizer and its German partner BioNTech on Thursday officially filed its application with the Food and Drug Administration. FDA's advisers are scheduled to debate the evidence later htis month. Until now the vaccine was available only as young as 12, and many parents and pediatricians are clamoring for protection for younger kids.
Drugmaker Merck says its experimental COVID-19 pill reduced hospitalizations and deaths by half in people recently infected with the coronavirus.
With only hours to spare, Congress passed legislation that would avoid a partial federal shutdown and keep the government funded through Dec. 3.
Government researchers reported a big drop in teen vaping this year as many U.S. students stayed home from school during the pandemic.
With President Joe Biden’s government overhaul agenda at stake, Democrats are charging headlong into trouble.
United Airlines says only about 300 employees face dismissal for refusing to get vaccinated against COVID-19, about half the number that the airline reported earlier this week.
BEIJING (AP) — HNA Group, the Chinese airline operator that ran into financial trouble following a global acquisition spree beginning in 2014, says its chairman and CEO have been detained on suspicion of committing crimes. A company statement says Chen Feng and Tan Xiangdong were “taken under compulsory measures” by police in the southern island