John Bel Edwards, Louisiana governor, overrules lawmakers, enacts vaccine mandate for schools

BAOTN ROUGE, La. — Gov. John Bel Edwards notified House lawmakers Tuesday that he‘s adding the…

Former Gov. Andrew Cuomo ordered to forfeit $5.1 million from book deal

Former New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo is being forced to forfeit $5.1 million from his 2020…

GOP lawmakers seek to block Biden’s repayments for illegals

A group of GOP lawmakers on Tuesday moved to block taxpayer money going to illegal immigrants,…

Justices asked to let Arizona enforce ban on some abortions

WASHINGTON — Arizona asked the Supreme Court Tuesday to allow enforcement of a ban on abortions…

Biden will commemorate Jan. 6 Capitol attack

President Biden plans to mark the first anniversary of the Jan. 6 riot at the U.S.…

Person on Israeli PM’s flight from UAE tests COVID positive

TEL AVIV, Israel — A person who was on Israeli Prime Minister Naftali Bennett‘s flight back…

U.K. lawmakers OK virus restrictions but Johnson faces dissent

LONDON — British lawmakers voted Tuesday to approve new restrictions to curb the spread of the…

Kroger ending some COVID-19 benefits for unvaccinated staff

Kroger, the country’s biggest traditional grocery chain, is ending some benefits for unvaccinated workers as big…

Italy requires quarantines for unvaccinated EU visitors

MILAN — Italy’s health minister signed an ordinance Tuesday requiring any unvaccinated visitor from another EU…

Another place VP Kamala Harris isn’t popular: Spanish-language talk radio in Florida

Criticism of Vice President Kamala Harris on influential Spanish-language talk radio programs in South Florida is…

Biden calls for passage of stricter gun laws on anniversary of Sandy Hook massacre

President Biden on Tuesday urged lawmakers to pass three bills aimed at tackling gun violence in…

Illegal immigrant Russians nabbed making run at U.S. border

Three vehicles piled with Russian illegal immigrants made a run at the U.S. border on Sunday,…

EU plan for sweeping update of Big Tech rules gains momentum

LONDON (AP) – The European Union’s ambitious plan to update its pioneering internet rules gained momentum…

The AP Interview: UN nuke chief says view of Iran blurred

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The head of the United Nations nuclear watchdog warned…

Cornell shuts down campus and cancels graduation in response to COVID-19 case surge

Cornell University announced Tuesday that all remaining final exams would be administered online and the university’s…

Financial guru Dave Ramsey sued over allegations of religious discrimination

Christian financial guru Dave Ramsey is facing a lawsuit alleging religious discrimination. The financial adviser and…

Two major real estate search engines nix crime data in racial equity push

Realtor.com has removed crime data from its website, and Redfin has decided not to add it…

Court won’t allow reversal of Trump remain-in-Mexico policy

NEW ORLEANS — A federal appeals court has dealt another blow to the Biden administration’s attempt…

Congressional Democrats ready to raise federal debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion

Congressional Democrats on Tuesday moved to unilaterally raise the federal debt ceiling by $2.5 trillion.  Read…

UK calls for volunteers to battle wave of omicron infections

LONDON — British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is calling for thousands of volunteers to staff new…