Tennessee resumes most vaccine outreach to minors paused after GOP backlashTennessee Health Commissioner Lisa Piercey said the state would restart its outreach recommending vaccinations for children and teens, including offering them at events on school property, as early as next week.

read more »
11

Aviation enthusiast potentially saves pilot's life after seeing sparks coming from his planePhotographer and aviation enthusiast Ian Simpson has lived in the East Anglia region of England all his life, and one of his favorite things to do is photograph planes at Royal Air Force bases in the area.

read more »
16

Maine bans toxic ‘forever chemicals’ under groundbreaking new lawState is the first to enact a broad ban of PFAS compounds, which are found in everything from cosmetics to cookware

read more »
15

Sierra Leone abolishes death penaltySierra Leone's parliament voted unanimously on Friday to repeal the death penalty more than two decades after the West African country carried out ...

read more »
18

Denver police giving out Advance Auto PartsThe police department will now be handing out $25 gift cards in certain situations where someone is pulled over for a broken head or tail light, instead of writing up a ticket.

read more »
20

NYC’s Non-Police Mental Health Pilot Increasing Rate of Those Getting Aid, Data ShowA New York City pilot program to respond to 911 calls for mental health crises with social workers instead of cops appears to be reducing unnecessary hospitalizations, while increasing the percentage of people who accept help when offered. The Behavioral Health Emergency Assistance Response Division, or “B-HEARD” program, which started in a portion of Harlem a month ago, has already…

read more »
18

Chicago area man who walked 6 hours a day to and from work gets car fixed“I was struggling to get a job for a good amount of time, and once I finally got a job, I mean, that was my chance, I had to keep it,” said Mayes. “So I had to do whatever I had to do.”

read more »
20

Two critically endangered California condor nests spotted near Zion National Park. It's the first time biologists saw multiple condor nests in the same breeding seasonTwo critically endangered California Condor nests have been spotted at Zion National Park, the first time biologists have seen multiple condor nests in the same breeding season.

read more »
17

Greenland to halt all oil exploration as it 'takes climate change seriously'Greenland is estimated to have enormous reserves of oil and minerals which could hugely change the island's fortunes. However, the government says its future no longer lies with oil.

read more »
18

Maine Makes U.S. Recycling Actually Work AgainA new law shifts the responsibility to producers after years of poor recycling rates due to China’s decision not to import plastic waste.

read more »
16

Granddaughter gets married at hospital for terminally ill grandmotherAvis Russell spent her final moments celebrating and loving her granddaughter.

read more »
22

PG&E Will Bury 10,000 Miles of Power Lines So They Don't Spark WildfiresPacific Gas & Electric expects to spend at least $15 billion on the effort to prevent its fraying grid from igniting trees and other vegetation across drought-stricken California.

read more »
13

A 99-year-old woman and a 2-year-old boy formed an unlikely friendship across their fence during the pandemicThey were each stuck inside their homes – but they were able to make a new friend, despite the 97-year age difference.

read more »
16

Bull Still on the Loose on Long Island, 1 Day After Escaping SlaughterThe animal 'busted through a farm fence Tuesday morning and still has not been found,' according to the AP

read more »
14

Google Maps can now show New Yorkers how busy individual subway cars are so they can avoid crowds of people in the pandemicGoogle Maps is trialling a new feature in New York and Sydney which tells users which train carriages are the busiest.

read more »
16

Study dispels myth that electric cars pollute as much as gas-powered cars due to 'dirty' gridA new study dispels the persistent myth that electric cars pollute just as much as gas-powered cars because they charge on a “dirty” electric grid, and mining for battery materials is polluting. While electric cars have no tailpipe emissions, unlike vehicles equipped with an internal combustion engine, they still pollute through the energy needed to

read more »
10

Atlanta pair become first ever black girl duo to win Harvard’s international debate competition against over one hundred debaters from around the worldHISTORY MADE: Atlanta's Jayla Jackson and Emani Stanton are the first Black female duo to win Harvard's international debate competition. And they did it with an undefeated record.

read more »
19

Australian Vet Successfully Sews One Stitch in Tiny Tree Frog Whose Lung Was Exposed, Loving ‘all Creatures Great and Small’This badly injured frog had its lung poking out of its wound when it was saved by the keen eyes of a vet nurse and the steady hands of a veterinarian.

read more »
13

Unilever to bring in carbon footprint labels for foodExclusive: New packaging will be on supermarket shelves by end of the year

read more »
19

Nigeria secures release of 100 kidnapped mothers and childrenThe group was abducted on 8 June in Zamfara state. Four people were also killed during the incident. The Zamfara state government said they were

read more »
18
Level
Story XP
Story XP
Stories
Followers