Sunday, June 23, 2024

Tag: pandemic

FLiRT COVID-19 variants could cause infections this summer (includes video story)

Scientists have identified a group of COVID variants called “FLiRT,” raising new concerns about a potential summer wave of infections amid increased travel and...

Newsbreak May 21, 2024

The International Criminal Court seeks arrest warrants for Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, Israeli Defense Minister Yoav Gallant and three Hamas leaders. Experts fear...

George Washington University students protest during graduation ceremony (includes video story)

This past Sunday at 10:45 a.m., George Washington University students were on their way to graduate at the Washington monument. But some were concerned their...

The post-pandemic Miami hardcore punk scene has gone DIY

The Miami hardcore punk scene didn’t disappear after the pandemic. It’s just finding its audience through DIY venues. In a city that celebrates Latin, tropical...

New COVID-19 variant sparks surge in cases (includes video story)

A new COVID-19 variant called BA.2.86 has the virus swirling around the nation and is fueling hospitalization numbers. For the first time since the...

Mental health epidemic sweeps across universities (includes video story)

Universities across the country are facing a mental health epidemic among their undergraduate students. According to a study from the Gallup-Lumina Foundation, two out of...

Navigating the new normal: teachers reflect on the post-pandemic

The bell rings, marking the end of the day at an elementary school in Kendall. As kids file out of the classroom, Vivian Gil,...

Deadline to file taxes moved to April 18 (includes video story)

The last day to file federal taxes for 2022 will be a bit later this year because the normal deadline, April 15, falls on...

Washington D.C helps students affected by learning loss (includes video story)

Kids across the country have experienced so-called "learning loss" as a result of the pandemic. Washington, D.C. mayor, Muriel Bowser announced plans to increase...

Big tech lays off thousands of employees (includes video story)

Over 150,000 employees have been let go by major tech companies in the past six months. Amazon, Google, Meta, Spotify and others are among...