Environmental protection

Pyroclasts protect the paintings of Pompeii buried but damage them when they are unearthed

5 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

A study shows that pyroclasts may be putting the conservation of the paintings of Pompeii at risk. Specifically, the ions leached from these materials and the underground...
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Philip Green's retail empire Arcadia calls in administrators

5 minutes ago   |   Star Tribune

British retail empire Arcadia Group, which owns well-known fashion chains including Topshop, went into bankruptcy protection on Monday, putting 13,000 jobs at risk.
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NJ Gov. Says About 7 in 10 Residents Not Cooperating With COVID Contact Tracers

29 minutes ago   |   Newsweek

"This is not a witch hunt," he tweeted Monday. "This is about protecting you, your loved ones, and your community."
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Experimental vaccine for deadly tickborne virus effective in cynomolgus macaques

35 minutes ago   |   Science Daily

An experimental vaccine developed in Europe to prevent infection by Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus has protected cynomolgus macaques in a new collaborative study. The...
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Sen. Grassley returns to Senate after coronavirus isolation

45 minutes ago   |   My Sanantonio

WASHINGTON - Iowa Sen. Chuck Grassley, the longest-serving Republican senator and third in the line of presidential succession, is back in the Senate on Monday after testing...
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GOP Senator Chuck Grassley-Cleared After Covid-19 Diagnosis-Implores Others To Take Pandemic Seriously

49 minutes ago   |   Forbes

“We all have to do our part to help protect our friends, family and fellow Americans,” said the 87-year-old senator.
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Grab a cool Kodak or camo case from Case-Mate for 30% off right now

Grab a cool Kodak or camo case from Case-Mate for 30% off right now

57 minutes ago   |   iMore

We love our Case-Mate cases and trust them to protect our precious iPhones. Now you can score a Case-Mate case for your iPhone 12, 12 mini, 12 Pro, or 12 Pro Max for 30% off...
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Laverne Cox's Transphobic Attack And The Constant Threat Of Violence For Black Trans Women

1 hour ago   |   News One

As one of the most notable Black trans actress in Hollywood, Laverne Cox shared that she's still subjugated to the same hatred and violence that took the lives of countless...
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Red-light tickets dismissed against Mayor Lightfoot's security team

Red-light tickets dismissed against Mayor Lightfoot's security team

1 hour ago   |   WGN TV

CHICAGO - The Chicago mayor's security team has been getting the green light when it comes to tickets for red-light camera violations, a newspaper reported. Ten of 13 tickets...
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Pioneer Bank lends $14 million to First Prize project

1 hour ago   |   Times Union

ALBANY - Pioneer Bank has lent $14.4 million to the owners of the former Tobin's First Prize meat packing plant property on Exchange Street, where an environmental cleanup will...
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Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Arizona certifies President-elect Biden's victory over President Trump

Biden won Arizona by 0.3% of the nearly 3.4 million ballots cast, a margin of just under 10,500 votes. He's the second Democrat in 70 years to win the state. Read more ...

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

Sunday was the busiest day for US air travel since the pandemic began

More people passed through U.S. airport security checkpoints on Sunday than on any other single day since the coronavirus pandemic cratered air travel, according to the... Read more ...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat...

'Incredible outcome': Missing boater is found clinging to his capsized boat off Florida's east coast

A boater missing off the east coast of Florida was found alive Sunday, clinging to his capsized boat about 86 miles from shore. Read more ...

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

'America the Beautiful' is White House theme for Christmas

First Lady Melania Trump says the theme pays tribute to the “majesty" of the United States. Read more ...

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Biden unveils inaugural committee

President-elect Joe Biden is unveiling the committee that will lead arrangements for his Jan. 20 inauguration. Read more ...

Trump White House unveils final holiday decorations

Trump White House unveils final holiday decorations

“America the Beautiful” is this year's Christmas theme at the White House. Melania Trump says it pays tribute to and showcases the “majesty" of the United States. Volunteers... Read more ...

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

Beware of COVID-19 scams as vaccine approaches FDA approval

The coronavirus vaccine inching toward approval in the U.S. is desperately anticipated by Americans longing for a path back to normal life. But criminals are waiting, too. Read more ...

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

Congress returns with virus aid, federal funding unresolved

After months of shadowboxing amid a tense and volatile campaign, Capitol Hill's main players are returning for one final, perhaps futile, attempt at deal-making on a... Read more ...

Arizona certifies Biden winner of 2020 election despite Trump challenges

Arizona certifies Biden winner of 2020 election despite Trump challenges

Arizona's state government has certified Democrat Joe Biden as the winner of the 2020 presidential election, opening the door for further legal challenges by the Trump... Read more ...

Moderna to apply today for FDA authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine

Moderna to apply today for FDA authorization for its COVID-19 vaccine

The company will ask the FDA to review an expanded data set showing the vaccine is 94.1% effective at preventing COVID-19 and 100% effective at preventing severe cases of the... Read more ...