U.S. tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surges

World Jul 8, 2020

U.S. tops 3 million known infections as coronavirus surges

The U.S. coronavirus outbreak crossed a grim milestone of over 3 million confirmed cases on Tuesday as more states reported record numbers of new infections, and Florida faced an impending shortage of intensive care unit hospital beds. Authorities have reported alarming upswings of daily caseloads ...

About 10 firefighters injured fighting Los Angeles blaze

World May 17, 2020

About 10 firefighters injured fighting Los Angeles blaze

About 10 firefighters were injured in downtown Los Angeles Saturday evening when a fire in a commercial building caused an explosion and spread to nearby structures, fire officials said. Los Angeles Fire Department spokesman Nicholas Prange said the condition of the wounded firefighters was not ...

Clean lockdown air saves lives, especially in Los Angeles

World May 13, 2020

Clean lockdown air saves lives, especially in Los Angeles

America’s air is cleaner as a result of the COVID-19 lockdown, and that’s likely to reduce the number of premature deaths caused by pollution, according to a new study. The number of such deaths is set to drop by about 360 per month while current ...