Zeta sped across the Southeast on Thursday, leaving a trail of damage and more than 2.6 million homes and businesses without power in Atlanta and beyond after pounding New Orleans with winds and water that splintered homes and were blamed for at least six deaths.
Germany’s disease control agency said local health authorities reported 16,774 new positive tests for COVID-19 in the past day, pushing the country’s total since the start of the outbreak close to the half million-mark.
New Hampshire Republican Senate candidate Corky Messner says a request for a criminal investigation into his Colorado charitable foundation has been withdrawn after the foundation threatened to sue the complainants for defamation.
The number of Americans seeking unemployment benefits fell last week to 751,000, the lowest since March, but it’s still historically high and indicates the viral pandemic is still forcing many employers to cut jobs.
The pickup truck driver charged with causing the deaths of seven motorcyclists in New Hampshire told authorities he had a drug problem, regularly used heroin and cocaine but believed he was not impaired at the time of the crash.
Schumer says he’s furious over a scrapped $250 million plan the administration came up with to prioritize a COVID vaccine for Santa Claus performers in exchange for a PSA by them to promote the vaccine.