Volcanic ash cloud closes La Palma airport; new vent emerges
2021-09-25 10:18:23 Vehicles are covered by ashes from a volcano eruption at the island of La Palma in the Canaries, Spain, Friday, Sept. 24, 2021. A volcano on a small Spanish island in the Atlantic Ocean erupted on Sunday, forcing the evacuation of thousands of people. Experts say the volcanic [..]
1 dead, 13 wounded — including a Chicago police officer — since Friday night
A woman officer was shot shortly before 11 p.m. in the South Shore neighborhood in the 7200 block of South Jeffery Avenue. Third District officers were responding to a call of shots fired when they saw a man lying on the ground, and when they tried to investigate they heard shots fired in their direction. [..]
Masks help keep students safe from COVID, studies say; vaccine mandate for NYC teachers temporarily blocked. Latest COVID-19 updates
NYC schools temporarily blocked from enforcing teacher vaccine mandate. COVID outbreaks more common when schools didn't mandate masks, studies say.