The massive blast caused atmospheric shock waves seen by orbiting weather satellites.
NOAA announced that at least 688 people died from extreme weather in 2021, but BuzzFeed News has shown that the true toll is much higher.
The state now says that 246 people were killed in last February’s winter storm. An updated analysis by BuzzFeed News puts the number at more than 750.
No one is accurately measuring how many people are dying from climate change and extreme weather. This is a fatal mistake that takes pressure off political leaders.
He put nature conservation on a scientific footing, battled colleagues who were enraged by his biological explanations of human behavior, and won two Pulitzer prizes — all inspired by ants.
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"The devastation is unlike anything I have seen in my life," Gov. Andy Beshear said Saturday.
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Record-setting rainfall thankfully dented California’s severe drought. But extremes of wet and dry are expected to intensify, with destructive consequences.
Powell, 84, was fully vaccinated, his family said. He had earlier been diagnosed with cancer.
As around 2,000 mostly unvaccinated Americans die of COVID-19 every day, BuzzFeed News could not find a single example of a doctor who has been disciplined for spreading vaccine disinformation.
The emergency authorization will allow a third dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech vaccine to be given to people over 65, healthcare workers, and others at high risk of severe COVID-19.
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The advisory panel of outside health experts recommended that a third dose of the Pfizer vaccine be authorized for people over 65 and those at high risk, rejecting the benefit for the general population.
"We are in a whole new world now,” New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio said.
The Category 4 storm is expected to cause catastrophic wind damage and life-threatening flooding.
The aircraft watched protests in Washington, DC, in June last year and also flew over Baltimore in 2015 after Freddie Gray’s death.
Henri came ashore as a strong tropical storm on Sunday afternoon, threatening widespread flooding.
US health officials announced that most Americans should get a booster shot eight months after vaccination, as the Delta variant spreads rapidly across the US.
“The UK and Netherlands should be a counsel against despair,” one expert told BuzzFeed News. “We needn’t be fatalistic about the Delta variant.”