Two pharmaceutical companies, Moderna and Pfizer, have developed vaccines that have been shown to be more than 90% effective against the coronavirus.
The Great Galveston storm came ashore as a Category 4 hurricane. It remains the deadliest natural disaster and the worst hurricane in U.S. history.
Hurricane Zeta left Louisiana late Wednesday as a fast-moving tropical storm heading through Mississippi toward Atlanta and the mid-Atlantic states.
“With the narrow-body 737 MAX grounded for over a year since two fatal crashes, building and selling more 787s has been crucial to Boeing’s financial recovery,” the Journal noted. Boeing has orders for 526 of the planes and has delivered almost 1,000.
71% of full-service operators do not expect their restaurant sales to return to pre-coronavirus levels within the next six months.
In a hurricane season that is currently on a record pace, Hurricane Sally is just a harbinger of things to come. Behind Sally is a series of storms lining up in the Caribbean and Atlantic oceans heading west toward the U.S. mainland.
Amid five days of heavy smoke from wildfires rated as unhealthy to hazardous, Washington state and federal safety inspectors are investigating the collapse Sunday of a pier on Seattle’s waterfront that injured several workers.
At least 15 people have died so far from wildfires still burning in the western states of California, Oregon and Washington.
The hundreds of wildfires raging across California have now burned through 1.2 million acres of land, an area roughly the size of the Grand Canyon.
At least four people have died as a result of wildfires fueled by a heat wave and a blitz of lightning strikes in the state's northern areas.