Coronavirus death toll hits 4 million worldwide as Delta variant spreads

As countries rush to vaccinate their citizens, the global death toll passed 4 million on Wednesday, according to Johns Hopkins University.  The Delta variant is spreading through some countries where…

US reveals where it’s sending 55M COVID-19 vaccine doses worldwide

The Biden administration is sharing 55 million doses of COVID-19 vaccine globally by the end of the month with Latin American, Caribbean, Asian and African countries, the White House announced…

Number of smokers soars to 1.1B worldwide, study says

A new study suggests there were a record 1.1 billion smokers worldwide in 2019, and nearly 8 million related deaths. Researchers warn progress against the prevalence of smoking tobacco use…

Wedding industry may see ‘strong boom’ in 2021: The Knot Worldwide CEO

The Knot Worldwide CEO Tim Chi provides insight into the surge in wedding bookings  as coronavirus restrictions lift and vaccines rollout. The wedding industry in 2020 might have seen a…

Worldwide COVID death toll tops 3 million: Johns Hopkins University

The global death toll from the coronavirus surpassed 3 million people Saturday as confirmed cases surge to over 140 million, according to Johns Hopkins University data. The somber milestones arise at…

McDonald’s to mandate anti-harassment training worldwide

Former McDonald’s USA president and CEO Ed Rensi on restaurant drive-thru resurgence. McDonald’s will mandate worker training to combat harassment, discrimination and violence in its restaurants worldwide starting next year,…

Suez Canal jam imperils shipping worldwide

Fox Business Flash top headlines are here. Check out what’s clicking on FoxBusiness.com. A cargo traffic jam in Egypt’s Suez Canal continued into Thursday. Global shipping was further periled as at least…

California estate that won 2020 worldwide olive oil award listed for $7.5 million

Luxury real estate specialist Katrina Campins discusses the nearly 10% increase in female homebuyers during the coronavirus pandemic. A California estate that produced an olive oil named one of the…

COVID-19 pandemic forces Ash Wednesday changes worldwide

Ash Wednesday services will look different for Christian churches around the world this year due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic. In January, the Vatican’s Congregation for Divine Worship and…

Least corrupt nations worldwide produce best COVID-19 response, says anti-graft watchdog study

Countries with the least corruption have been best positioned to weather the health and economic challenges of the coronavirus pandemic, according to a closely-watched annual study released Thursday by an…