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The Oxford Languages 2022 word of the year is "goblin mode," and chances are you've been living that goblin life for at least some chunk of the last two years.

Oxford shared the news on Monday, but let's be honest: if they were true to the word, they would have lazily dropped this news mid-week at 2 p.m., because who needs standards?

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The 2022 summer solstice has arrived, and pagan party-goers have a lot of catching up to do.

Thousands of people gathered at Stonehenge on Tuesday to welcome the longest day of sunlight on the calendar, and this year's party was extra-special after a two-year pandemic-related hiatus.

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The World Health Organization (WHO) will meet next week to answer the burning question on everyone's minds: is monkeypox a world health emergency?

Officials have reported more than 3,000 confirmed or suspected cases of the virus so far this year, and it's been spotted in many countries where it hasn't typically been seen in years past.

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The World Health Organization has been keeping a close eye on the recent spread of monkeypox and their latest update suggests this is not the next global pandemic after COVID-19.

During an online discussion about the outbreak, Dr. Rosamund Lewis, the technical lead for monkeypox at the WHO, said, "at the moment, we are not concerned of a global pandemic," reported Reuters.

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The U.S. may finally be seeing the light at the end of the tunnel when it comes to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to top doctor Anthony Fauci.

The White House's chief infectious disease expert said Tuesday that the U.S. is past the pandemic phase of things, with hospital numbers apparently falling and mask mandates dropping across the country.

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