(NEW YORK) -- As the COVID-19 pandemic has swept the globe, more than 5.5 million people have died from the disease worldwide, including over 853,000 Americans, according to real-time data compiled by Johns Hopkins University's Center for Systems Science and Engineering. About 63% of the population in the United States... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York City's surge of COVID-19 cases fueled by the omicron variant appears to be falling just as quickly as it rose. Tens of thousands of infections are still being reported every day, and the test positivity rate is still above 20%. However, after cases increased 26-fold... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Fashion icon and former Vogue editor André Leon Talley has died at age 73, a statement released on his official Instagram confirmed late Tuesday. "It is with great sadness we announce the passing of André Leon Talley on January 18, 2022 in New York," the statement read.... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of New Yorkers, leaders and activists came out to Times Square Tuesday night to honor Michelle Go, who was killed when she was pushed in front of a subway train by a stranger in what her family called a "senseless act of violence." On Saturday morning,... Read More.
(PHILADELPHIA) -- A 16-year-old boy has been fatally shot three times in the face, becoming the latest victim of gun violence in Philadelphia, police said. The teen, identified as Dominic Figueroa, was found when officers responded to gunshots at about 6:30 p.m. Monday on the 2600 block of North Hutchinson... Read More.
(COON RAPIDS, Minn.) -- A Minnesota man with COVID who had been fighting for his life for months was transferred to a new hospital days after a judge blocked another hospital from taking him off a ventilator. The decision allowed Scott Quiner, 55, of Buffalo, Minnesota, to be moved to... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A 77-year-old woman has died from smoke inhalation following a gas explosion at a detached home in the Bronx in New York City, officials said Tuesday. Two other women, ages 82 and 68, are in stable condition, and five police officers are being treated for smoke inhalation,... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Faith-based communities have been and will “likely” be the target of violence “by both domestic violent extremists and those inspired by foreign terrorists," according to a note sent nationwide to law enforcement officials and houses of worship by the FBI and Department of Homeland Security. “Given the volatile... Read More.