The ice sheet covering Greenland is melting rapidly at its base and is injecting far more water and ice into the ocean than previously understood, according to new research, which could have serious ramifications for global sea level rise. [Source]
During a period when the Omicron coronavirus variant was dominant, severe outcomes for patients hospitalized with Covid-19 -- including ICU admission, ventilator use and death -- were less common than during Delta or the first winter surge, according to a study published Tuesday by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.
An elite FBI hostage rescue team breached a synagogue in Colleyville, Texas, Saturday night, safely recovering three remaining captives after a nearly 11-hour hostage situation, federal and local officials said. The lone suspect is dead, authorities added.