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Extreme temperatures and ongoing drought could cause the power grid to buckle across vast areas of the country this summer, potentially leading to electricity shortages and blackouts, a U.S. power grid regulator said on Thursday.

Power outages possible this summer due to heat and extreme weather, officials warn

Extreme temperatures and persistent drought could cause the power grid to loop across large parts of the country this summer, potentially leading to power shortages and blackouts, a U.S. power grid regulator said Thursday. (Frederic J. Brown, AFP, Getty Images via CNN) Estimated reading time: 2-3 minutes ATLANTA — Extreme temperatures and persistent drought could …

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The Department of Workforce Services in Taylorsville is pictured on April 15, 2021. Utah's unemployment rate hit a record-low of 1.9% in April, according to a report issued Friday.

Utah unemployment drops below 2% for the first time as labor becomes a ‘precious commodity’

The Taylorsville Department of Workforce Services is pictured April 15, 2021. Utah’s unemployment rate hit a record high of 1.9% in April, according to a report released Friday. (Kristin Murphy, Deseret News) Estimated reading time: 3-4 minutes SALT LAKE CITY — Utah labor officials reported Friday that the state’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate fell to …

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Hyundai to invest $5.5 billion to build electric vehicles and batteries in Georgia

Hyundai to invest $5.5 billion to build electric vehicles and batteries in Georgia

The Hyundai logo is displayed at the #WeAreMobility show during the 97th Brussels Motor Show on January 18, 2019, in Brussels. Dirk Waem | AFP via Getty Images Hyundai Motor on Friday confirmed plans to spend $5.54 billion to build its first electric vehicle and battery manufacturing facilities in the United States. The factories will …

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Mercedes-Benz breaks record for most expensive car sold at $142 million

Mercedes-Benz breaks record for most expensive car sold at $142 million

These wheels of fortune are turning in favor of Mercedes-Benz. The German car brand has confirmed it has sold a luxury car for a staggering $142 million (€135 million), shattering the previous record for the most expensive vehicle ever sold. “We [wanted], with a single gesture, to demonstrate the power of the Mercedes brand,” their …

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