nbcnews.com Oct 24, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
The deluge, which was preceded by three consecutive summers of drought, has brought a new urgency for many to find climate change solutions — and that has impacted Germany’s politics, too. Unlike in the United States where the issue is still subject to debate, global warming is a key concern in Germ . . .
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nbcnews.com Oct 12, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
The discovery unveiled on Monday included five wine presses capable of making around 2 million liters of wine. Located in Yavne, a city of around 50,000 people, it is the largest complex of wine presses known from the Byzantine period, according to the Israel Antiquities Authority. The excavation si . . .
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nbcnews.com Oct 11, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
LONDON — British police said Monday that they would take no action after reviewing a document related to a U.S. civil sexual assault lawsuit filed against Queen Elizabeth II's son, Prince Andrew. Virginia Giuffre, who has accused Andrew of sexually abusing her when she was a teenager, filed the suit . . .
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nbcnews.com Sep 20, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
Pfizer-BioNTech said on Monday that the companies' two-dose Covid-19 vaccine was safe and showed a "robust" antibody response in children ages 5 to 11. No Covid vaccines have yet been authorized or approved for use in children under 12. More than 466.5 million Covid vaccine doses have been given in . . .
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nbcnews.com Sep 13, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
Queen Elizabeth II, fellow sports stars and politicians joined the chorus of congratulations when Raducanu, 18, on Saturday became the first British woman to win the U.S. Open since 1968. But it hasn't been a total love-in, and her win has highlighted the complicated relationship that Britain has wi . . .
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nbcnews.com Sep 06, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
Twin girls, born conjoined at the back of the head, saw each other for the first time after successful and rare surgery to separate them in Israel. The 12-month-old girls were separated on Thursday after a 12-hour operation at the Soroka University Medical Center in Beer Sheva, the hospital said Sun . . .
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nbcnews.com Aug 31, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
Power was still out for more than a million homes and businesses early Tuesday after Hurricane Ida swept through Louisiana and Mississippi, bringing with it floods, destruction and the deaths of at least four people. Ida, which weakened to a tropical depression, was over northern Mississippi early T . . .
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nbcnews.com Aug 30, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
Officials warned of “life-threatening” floods early Monday after Hurricane Ida, now weakened to a tropical storm, crashed into Louisiana and knocked out power to more than 1 million homes and businesses including the city of New Orleans. Electric utilities reported that slightly more than 1 million . . .
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nbcnews.com Aug 24, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
Climate change has made extreme rainfall and floods like those which brought deadly devastation to western Europe last month more likely to occur, according to a new scientific study. Global warming has made these kinds of events between 1.2 and 9 times more likely, the study said. While the study h . . .
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nbcnews.com Jul 13, 2021Rachel Elbaum Is A London-Based Editor
LONDON — In the hours after England lost in the final of the Euro 2020 soccer championship and Black players were subjected to a flood of racist comments, officials condemned the abuse almost as fast as the offensive comments had rolled in. Other former players joined Mings in calling out the govern . . .
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