What is the new coronavirus Delta variant, and should Americans be worried?

As COVID-19 restrictions are lifted andthe pace of vaccinations has slowed in the U.S., the rise of a new coronavirus variant worries some health experts. The variant, known as the Delta or B.1.617.2 , was first detected in India and has spread to more than 60 countries. In the United Kingdom, it accounts for about 60% of […]

In EV News: Tesla Model S Plaid Launches, Battery Swapping and More

Thursday night at its assembly plant in Fremont, California, Tesla Inc. (NASDAQ: TSLA) officially launched its new Model S Plaid. The first 25 vehicles will be delivered Friday to reservation holders. CEO Elon Musk said production would begin with runs of a few hundred per week before ramping up to 1,000 per week in the […]

This Is the Oldest Home For Sale in America

Most of the oldest homes in America are located in what were the 13 original states. Many of these are near Boston. The areas around Cape Code and on the islands of Nantucket and Martha’s Vineyard have homes that were built before 1700. People began to populate Martha’s Vineyard in the mid-1600s. By 1671 the […]

Julio Jones explains why he chose new number after being traded to Titans

Why did Julio Jones pick No. 2 to be his uniform number with the Tennessee Titans? The decision came about while at dinner with new teammate A.J. Brown, Jones told reporters Thursday – and the selection symbolizes the Titans’ new dynamic trio on offense. “I really just picked it,” Jones said after Thursday’s offseason practice, […]

‘Chilling effect on patients’: Following backlash, insurance giant UnitedHealthcare delays policy to scrutinize ER claims

Facing mounting criticism from hospitals and doctors groups, health insurance giant UnitedHealthcare said it will delay a policy that would scrutinize payments for non-urgent emergency room visits. (Photo: Jim Mone/AP file photo) Facing mounting criticism from hospitals and doctors groups, health insurance giant UnitedHealthcare said it will delay a policy that would scrutinize payments for non-urgent […]

A transformation is brewing in South Africa

London (CNN Business)BrewDog, one of the biggest UK craft beer producers, has apologized after dozens of former employees accused the company of fostering a “culture of fear” and fomenting “toxic attitudes towards junior staff.” In an open letter published on Wednesday, a group of more than 70 people describing themselves as former staffers said they […]

CBRE CEO: Companies aggressively want to return to the workplace

New York (CNN Business)Goldman Sachs is requiring its US employees to divulge to the company whether they’ve been vaccinated. The Wall Street bank told workers in a message earlier this week that “it is mandatory that you submit your vaccination status” by Thursday at noon ET. That message was sent only to employees who had […]