Experts say Native Americans have a higher vaccination rate than any other major racial or ethnic group.
To identify how many people are still alive from the year you were born, 24/7 Tempo reviewed native-born population estimates from the U.S. Census Bureau. These estimates adjust for both naturalized citizens as well as native-born Americans living outside the United States.
Concert giant AEG Presents, which runs marquee festivals like Coachella and Stagecoach along with local clubs like the Roxy and El Rey Theater, announced a mandatory vaccination policy for staff and fans at its future shows.
What better way to celebrate a 100th birthday than on the beach in front of the Hotel del Coronado — even if you jump out of a plane to get there.
The Freedom Center, a new San Diego nonprofit, will renovate the structure and turn it into a center where sex-trafficking victims can come to get their initial needs served, including information on shelters, counseling, education and job opportunities that can help them permanently leave the sex trade behind, said Kristen Zimmermann, executive director of Freedom Center.
Since the first death attributable to COVID-19 was reported in the United States on Feb. 29, 2020, an estimated 612,973 Americans have died — and as the delta variant spreads, that number continues to grow. All COVID-19 data used in the story is current as of August 11, 2021. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
To identify how we spend our days in this country, 24/7 Tempo reviewed data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics regarding the average hours those over the age of 15 devoted to various activities between May and December 2020, as well as the percent of the population engaging in each activity over the same period. Only major activities were counted; other activities done simultaneously were not included, nor was any travel time associated with the main activity. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
Since 1979, Gallup has been conducting a poll that attempts to determine how Americans feel about the state of the nation each year. Those surveyed were asked: “In general, are you satisfied or dissatisfied with the way things are going in the United States at this time?” Reviewing the poll data, 24/7 Wall St. determined that around the turn of the century, public satisfaction with the direction the country was headed began to plummet, plunging to a rock-bottom 91% dissatisfaction rate in October 2008, in the 11th month of the worst economic recession since the Great Depression. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
More than a month after the LAPD blew up the 700 block of East 27th Street while trying to safely detonate a cache of illegal fireworks, displaced families like Juana Oceguera’s and others who have remained in less damaged homes on the street say they are still struggling to piece their lives back together.
It’s highly unlikely that either state will be able to vaccinate itself out of the current wave of infections. Given delta’s contagiousness, the dream of ever achieving herd immunity remains far away, if not out of reach.
Many millions of people were born the same year as you, including some who went on to fame and fortune as actors, musicians, sports stars, or — a more recent phenomenon, applicable only if you’re young — stars on such social media platforms as YouTube and TikTok. o identify the most famous person born every year between 1930 and 2010, 24/7 Tempo reviewed celebrity birthdays for each year on FamousBirthdays. The site ranks celebrities in the order of each one ’s popularity for his or her age. For the years 1930 through 1995, we also consulted YouGovAmerica’s rankings of the most famous people in the country for Q1 of 2021, defined by the percentage of people polled who have heard of each person, and chose only those scoring 75% or more. YouGovAmerica ranks very few younger celebrities and almost no social media personalities, so from 1996 through 2010, we relied solely on Famous Birthdays. Only celebrities born in the U.S. appear on the list. All were still living as of June 18, 2021. For similar lists visit 24/7 Wall St. .
As the nation confronts its latest and worsening surge of COVID-19 cases, consumers are again facing delays getting tested, many turning to social media to complain. The problem appears mostly in the South and Midwest, where infections driven by the virus’s delta variant are proliferating the fastest.
Federal authorities made what they called likely the largest methamphetamine bust in United States history, finding more than 5,528 pounds of the drug inside a semitrailer that crossed from Mexico at the Otay Mesa Port of Entry.
The debate playing out nationwide between the anti-vaxxers and those who embrace the shot comes at a time when many companies are grappling with whether to require their employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The chaos notwithstanding, the issue has largely been settled by the courts, at least so far.
A new TikTok trend has people freezing honey — and it’s leaving some experts concerned.
The University of Wisconsin was removing a 70-ton boulder from its Madison campus on Friday at the request of minority students who view the rock as a symbol of racism.
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The recent boost is a promising development after weeks of rising coronavirus cases and hospitalizations fueled by the highly infectious delta variant of the virus — a tide officials say can eventually be turned if significant numbers of unvaccinated people roll up their sleeves.
The spread of the delta coronavirus variant has pushed the threshold for herd immunity to well over 80% and potentially approaching 90%, according to an Infectious Diseases Society of America briefing on Tuesday.
Joseph Arriaga’s high-stakes quest offered the potential to enrich or devastate — and certainly alter — the lives of several people involved.