Friday, January 22, 2021
Forest fires in Syria and neighboring Lebanon have killed two people and burned swathes of land since Thursday, state media and officials said.Syrian state television on Saturday morning broadcast scenes from the affected areas, where firefighters were working to...
The fires, which started in California on Friday after a scorching heatwave and have now spread up the West Coast, burned homes to the ground and left a path of devastation in their wake.California Governor Gavin Newsom said this was the...
Investor Bill Ackman urged President Donald Trump and corporate America in an impassioned plea on CNBC to shut down the country for 30 days to contain the fast-spreading coronavirus, calling it the only option to rescue the economy.“What’s scaring the American people...
Gale-force winds in Australia merged two enormous fires into a megablaze spanning an area four times the size of Greater London on Friday, while tens of thousands rallied to again demand action on climate change."The conditions are difficult today,"...
As Australia's catastrophic wildfires rage on with no end in sight, University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman said the number of animals killed in the blazes has topped one billion—a horrifying figure that the scientist described as a "very conservative" estimate.Dickman told HuffPost late...
LOS ANGELES - Some diseases and infections have made an alarming comeback in the past decade, such as measles — which many health officials believed could have been eradicated with proper public health measures. Here’s a look at five of the...
During the Sixties, the world arguably came the closest to all-out nuclear war as the US and Soviet Union tussled over ultimate supremacy both on the ground and in space. These tensions reached their peak in 1962 during the Cuban Missile Crisis, after Soviet...
The first explosion rocked the small city of Port Neches on Wednesday morning, injuring three employees. Windows shattered and roofs collapsed in the shock, as more explosions followed throughout the day.Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick issued a mandatory evacuation...
The Yellowstone caldera gets its chilling label as a supervolcano due to its potential to inflict devastation on a global level. Lodged between the US states of Idaho, Montana and Wyoming, the volcano is constantly monitored by the United States Geological Survey (USGS)...
According to monitoring services from the US Geological Survey (USGS), the Yellowstone region in Wyoming has experienced 193 earthquakes in the past 28 days. All of the tremors were relatively small, with the largest registering as a magnitude three...

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