Congress seals deal on $900B relief package, including $600 direct payments – National

Top Capitol Hill negotiators sealed a deal Sunday on an almost $1 trillion COVID-19 economic relief package, finally delivering long-overdue help to businesses and individuals and providing money to deliver vaccines to a nation eager for them. The agreement, announced by Senate leaders, would establish a temporary $300 per week supplemental jobless benefits and […]

Recent wildfires, storms, heatwaves a direct result of climate change: scientists

For decades, scientists have warned of such events, but have been wary of saying that a particular storm or heat wave was a direct result of climate change. That’s now changing.

China to allow direct flights from Canada to Beijing as coronavirus restrictions ease

China’s aviation regulator said on Wednesday it will resume direct flights to Beijing from eight countries including Thailand, Cambodia, Greece, Denmark, Sweden and¬†Canada¬†from Sept. 3.

Virgin Atlantic to operate direct flights to Pakistan from December

Virgin Atlantic will start direct flights to Pakistan from December this year, the British airline announced on Thursday. Direct flights will be flown from Heathrow Airport to both Islamabad and Lahore. Additionally, the airline will operate direct flights to Islamabad from Manchester Airport. Bookings will start from September, the airline added. The announcement comes after […]