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Less than 1% of fully vaccinated people experience a breakthrough Covid-19 infection, analysis finds

Dr. Francis Collins, director of the National Institutes of Health, said there is currently no evidence that the United States needs to go ahead with...

New Orleans EMS can’t keep up with calls due to the Covid-19 surge as mayor restores a mask mandate

“We have been here before; we’ve seen the movie. … What was once unpreventable, today is preventable. And it’s through our people getting vaccinated.” Over...

How residents are living in Vermont, America’s most vaccinated state

They clasped hands and rock stepped and spun in and out of quick embraces to swinging jazz rhythms on one of the last hardwood ballrooms...

LyondellBasell: At least two dead and four injured after an acetic acid leak at a facility near La Porte, Texas

“The leak has been isolated, and air monitoring at the facility perimeter indicates no offsite impact. There is no shelter in place or other protective...

Record Store Day 2021 offers a sign of hope for businesses working on their pandemic rebound

Of all the aspects of normality Americans missed throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, physical touch has been a common theme. The touch associated with browsing at...

L.A. County will reinstate mask mandate as Covid-19 cases and hospitalizations rise

People wear face masks at an outdoor mall in Los Angeles on June 11. (Damian Dovarganes/AP/File) Los Angeles County will reinstate its mask mandate regardless...

The FDA updated the label on Johnson & Johnson’s vaccine. Here’s why.

A nurse prepares a dose of the Johnson & Johnson Covid-19 vaccine in Orlando, Florida, on April 25. (Paul Hennessy/SOPA Images/LightRocket/Getty Images) The US Food...

Taiwan’s Foxconn, TSMC ink $350 mln COVID-19 vaccine deal

Syringes are seen in front of a displayed Biontech logo in this illustration taken November 10, 2020. REUTERS/Dado Ruvic/Illustration/File Photo TAIPEI, July 12 (Reuters) –...

California wildfire advances as heat wave blankets US West

Firefighters struggled to contain an exploding Northern California wildfire under blazing temperatures as another heat wave hits the U.S. West this weekend, prompting an excessive...

EU fines Volkswagen, BMW $1 bln for emissions cartel

Sets precedent by applying antitrust law to technical talks Daimler gets off fine after blowing whistle on cartel VW considering taking legal action BMW says...

Miami Beach apartment building ordered to evacuate

The rest of the Champlain South tower is seen being demolished in Surfside, Florida, north of Miami Beach, late on July 4.  Giorgio Viera/AFP/Getty Images...

EXCLUSIVE S.Korea in talks with mRNA vaccine makers to make up to 1 bln doses -govt official

South Korean senior citizens receive their first dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech coronavirus disease (COVID-19) vaccine at a vaccination centre in Seoul, South Korea April 1,...

Britain’s Morrisons agrees $8.7 bln offer from Fortress-led group

A Morrisons store is pictured in St Albans, Britain, September 10, 2020. REUTERS/Peter Cziborra//File Photo Fortress-led group offers 254 pence a share Tops CD&R’s proposal...

NFL fines Washington Football Team $10 million after workplace culture investigation

“For many years the workplace environment at the Washington Football Team, both generally and particularly for women, was highly unprofessional,” NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell said...

Cosby has been released from prison, official says

Bill Cosby, right, walks through the Montgomery County courthouse in 2018. Dominick Reuter/Pool/Getty Images Bill Cosby will be released from prison as soon as today...

Massive Bill Aims to Keep U.S. Innovation Ahead of China’s

June 30, 2021 — The budget of the National Science Foundation (NSF) could double, to $81 billion over the next 5 years, if a...

Mother and daughter said they saw garage collapse before running from Surfside condo

Search and Rescue teams look for possible survivors in the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on June 29, in Surfside, Florida. Chandan...

Florida condo collapse survivors and death toll

At least nine people are confirmed dead following the collapse, with eight of them identified by authorities as of Sunday night. The first victim was...

Live updates on death toll and survivors

Miami-Dade Mayor Daniella Levine Cava said Sunday that first responders “continued tirelessly throughout the night” in their effort to find survivors of Champlain Towers South...

At least 156 missing after partial building collapse near Miami

Daniel Groves was on vacation with his family in Surfside, staying on the second floor of a hotel next to the Champlain Towers when the...

Engineer raised concerns about structural damage at Surfside condominium in 2018 report

Members of the South Florida Urban Search and Rescue team look for possible survivors in the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on...

South Florida building collapse near Miami: Live updates

Members of the South Florida Urban Search and Rescue team look for possible survivors in the partially collapsed 12-story Champlain Towers South condo building on...

Live updates: Derek Chauvin sentencing hearing

Derek Chauvin is led away in handcuffs after being found guilty on April 20. Pool Former Minneapolis Police offer Derek Chauvin was found guilty of the...

51 people assumed to be living in collapsed building are not accounted for, commissioner says

Miami-Dade Commissioner Sally Heyman said, as of right now, 51 people who were assumed to have been living in the partially collapsed part of the...

Florida coronavirus outbreak: Two employees dead as virus sweeps Manatee County government building

The outbreak began in the IT department, according to Manatee County Administrator Scott Hopes, who is also an epidemiologist. Another person who worked on the...