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The US Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency released a warning advisory Wednesday night regarding ransomware activity targeting health care facilities. On Twitter, CISA said “there is an imminent and increased cybercrime threat to U.S. hospitals and healthcare providers.” “CISA, FBI, and (the Department of Health and Human Services) have credible information of an increased and …

Over the weekend, Gov. Phil Murphy extended the state’s public health emergency for another 30 days. The Saturday move came on the same day that New Jersey’s daily count of new COVID-19 cases pushed near 2,000—the highest daily count since the spring. It marks the eighth such extension of the public health emergency, which has …

Alaska is in the midst of a second wave of coronavirus that’s setting new records and shows no sign of slowing. Case numbers are surging in Anchorage and Fairbanks but also in isolated, medically underserved rural communities including the Yukon River delta village of Chevak where nearly 18% of the population tested positive in the …

SANTA BARBARA COUNTY, Calif. — As a second wave of the coronavirus has begun sweeping through other states in the country, the Santa Barbara County Public Health Department is concerned it may return in full force this fall. “That is exactly the nightmare scenario for a situation like this, that people congregate at hot spots,” …

Iran, the crucible of coronavirus in the Middle East, smashed two grim records this week, reporting its largest number of deaths in a single 24 hours since the outbreak started in March, and the largest number of new infections. Iranian health officials openly admit Iran is deep into its third, and biggest, wave of the …

Triple-digit temperatures are expected again Friday in most of San Diego County, but cooler weather will arrive this weekend and last into next week, according to the National Weather Service. The high-pressure system that brought scorching temperatures all week will weaken on Saturday as it’s replaced by a low-pressure system, forecasterssaid. Download our free NBC …

Temperatures soared across Southern California on Wednesday, on the hottest day of a week-long heat wave that’s combining with low humidity to create elevated fire danger. A heat advisory will be in effect through Friday in Southern California, with temperatures climbing into triple-digit territory not only in the valleys but in Orange County and other …

People enjoy a drink outside a pub in Camden in central London on September 13, 2020. justin tallis/Agence France-Presse/Getty Images European stocks edged higher on Tuesday after their worst one-day performance in more than three months, as the Continent faces tighter economic restrictions due to rising cases of coronavirus. After a 3.2% nosedive on Monday, …

Thousands of people across Los Angeles County were without electricity Saturday amid a record-breaking heat wave, as both Southern California Edison and the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power reported scattered outages, with some customers not expected to see their power restored until after sundown. SCE was experiencing most of the larger problems as …

Another record-breaking heat wave is expected for California, Arizona and Nevada over Labor Day weekend, forecasters said Tuesday. Even southwest Oregon was under a heat advisory. “High pressure building in the west will contribute to temperatures being 15-20 degrees above average for much of Oregon by Thursday,” the National Weather Service office in Portland said …