Sen. Bill Cassidy slams GOP Govs. Ron DeSantis, Greg Abbott for banning mask mandates

Sen. Bill Cassidy on Sunday lambasted the Republican governors of Texas and Florida for banning local…

Dr. Fauci: More local vaccine mandates likely once COVID-19 shots receive full approval from FDA

Dr. Anthony Fauci, President Biden’s top medical adviser, predicted Americans will increasingly be subjected to vaccine…

Democratic lawmaker tests positive for COVID-19, despite being vaccinated

Rep. Sharice Davids is the latest lawmaker to test positive for COVID-19, despite being fully vaccinated. …

Olympic Latest: Japan beats U.S. for first baseball gold

TOKYO (AP) — The Latest on the Tokyo Olympics, which are taking place under heavy restrictions…

US now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections a day

The U.S. is now averaging 100,000 new COVID-19 infections a day, returning to a milestone last…

Opponents of France’s virus passes protest for 4th week

PARIS (AP) — Thousands of people were expected to march in Paris and other French cities…

CDC: Unvaccinated people who had COVID-19 more likely to get reinfected

Unvaccinated people who were previously infected with COVID-19 were about twice as likely to be reinfected…

Vaccination form for federal workers adds penalties for lies

WASHINGTON (AP) – Federal employees who need to certify their vaccination status under a new policy…

South Dakota’s Sturgis rally roars back as delta rising

STURGIS, S.D. (AP) – The Black Hills of South Dakota roared with motorcycles and crowds Friday…

Judge orders man to get vaccinated as condition of probation

CINCINNATI — A Common Pleas Judge in Cincinnati has ordered a man being sentenced on a…

In New York City, impending vaccination rules prompt concern

NEW YORK (AP) – Michael Musto can’t bring himself to ask his regulars at his Staten…

Potential military vaccine mandate brings distrust, support

SAN DIEGO (AP) – Since President Joe Biden asked the Pentagon last week to look at…

Miami-Dade: Unvaccinated county workers must get COVID tests

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) – Miami-Dade County will require weekly COVID-19 testing for all of its…

Schools reopen with masks optional in many US classrooms

MCDONOUGH, Ga. (AP) – As Tussahaw Elementary opened this week for a new school year, teary-eyed…

United Airlines requires U.S.-based workers to get vaccinated against COVID-19

United Airlines said Friday it will require all of its U.S.-based workers to get vaccinated against…

‘Same frying pan’: Marathoners brace for heat in Sapporo

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Eliud Kipchoge looks at the early-morning heat and the heavy humidity forecast…

Sen. Lindsey Graham says he’s told Donald Trump to ‘speak up’ on COVID-19 vaccines

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — As he recovers from a breakthrough infection of the coronavirus, Sen. Lindsey…

Maryland, Virginia mandating COVID-19 shots or regular testing for state workers

Both Maryland and Virginia will require state workers to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination or undergo…

CNN fires unvaccinated employees; Jeff Zucker memo says ‘Zero-tolerance’

CNN recently fired several employees for coming into the office without being vaccinated against COVID-19, the…

Ralph Norman, GOP lawmaker suing Nancy Pelosi over mask rule, has ‘breakthrough’ COVID case

COLUMBIA, S.C. — Rep. Ralph Norman, one of the three congressional Republicans suing Speaker Nancy Pelosi…