August 19, 2022

Ossoff: ‘Massive Fiscal and Monetary Response’ to COVID Took ‘a Toll’ on Inflation

On Tuesday’s broadcast of the Fox News Channel’s “Special Report,” Sen. Jon Ossoff (D-GA) said that the “massive fiscal and monetary response” to the coronavirus pandemic has “taken a toll” on inflation. Host Bret Baier asked, [relevant exchange begins around 3:3src] “When somebody says to you, what are Democrats doing to address inflation, what do…

Death Toll Rises to 78 From Mudslides After Storm in Brazil

PETROPOLIS, Brazil—The death toll from devastating mudslides and floods that swept through a mountainous region of Rio de Janeiro state has reached 78, Gov. Claudio Castro said Wednesday afternoon. The city of Petropolis was slammed by a deluge Tuesday, and Castro said almost 400 people were left homeless…

Haiti Truck Blast Death Toll Rises to 75 as Doctors Scramble to Treat Wounded

CAP-HAITIEN, Haiti—The death toll from a fuel truck explosion in Haiti rose to 75 on Wednesday as doctors scrambled to treat the wounded from an incident that officials say was made more deadly by residents approaching the vehicle in a desperate search for fuel. Rescue workers recovered 61 bodies at the site of the accident…

Surfside Condo Death Toll Rises as Questions Loom Around FL Condo Law Repealed by Charlie Crist

The death toll from the devastating condo collapse in Surfside, Florida, has risen to 86 as questions loom over a 2008 law repealed under former Gov. Charlie Crist, which some experts surmise may have ushered in repairs for the building. According to the reports, the death toll stands at 86, with dozens of others missing as…

Reports: Los Angeles Hospitals at Capacity, Turning Away Ambulances, Planning for Rationed Care as COVID Death Toll Mounts

Los Angeles area hospitals are at a breaking point due to the coronavirus pandemic in Southern California, where the mounting death toll has overwhelmed intensive care units and led to contingency plans for possibly rationing care. Though coronavirus hospitalizations are stabilizing in parts of California, patients are still overwhelming hospitals in a large swath of…

Wildfires now up to 100 miles wide as death toll reaches 40

SONOMA, Calif. (AP) — They fled in fear nearly a week ago. Now they’re ready to go back. While wildfires are still burning powerfully in parts of Northern California, some of the tens of thousands of evacuees are getting antsy to return to homes that aren’t under immediate threat. Others want to see if they […]

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