Judge to decide on state school mask rule fought by Miami-Dade, Broward school districts
Cypress Bay High School students enter the Weston campus as they returned to school under a school board mask mandate on Wednesday, Aug. 18, 2021.
Covid infections and deaths in Russia climb to new record high
Coronavirus infections and deaths in Russia have climbed to another pandemic record, putting a growing strain on the country's healthcare system.
Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker Hopes to Lift the Mask Mandate by Thanksgiving
In yet another twist for the local hospitality industry, Illinois's mask mandate could be lifted in time for the winter holidays - namely, Thanksgiving and Christmas - if the state's COVID-19 case and hospitalization rates continue to decline.
Marin County Becomes First In California to Have 'Moderate' COVID Transmission In CDC Framework
Marin County just became the first in the Bay Area and in the state to enter the yellow or "moderate" tier of COVID transmission, setting it up to potentially be the first county in the Bay Area to reach the new regional criteria for dropping the indoor mask mandate.
Wisconsin Mom Sues School District After Her Sons Test Positive for Coronavirus
A Wisconsin parent is suing her childrens' school district after three of her sons tested positive for COVID-19, alleging that the district's lackadaisical mitigation approach led to her sons' contraction of the virus.
Texas governor bans all vaccine mandates, including from private businesses
Arizona Governor Can't Restrict Money From Schools With Mask Rules, Treasury Department Says
The United States Treasury Department has told Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey (R) that he must stop restricting school districts with mask mandates in place from receiving federal funding.
How a doctor who questioned vaccine safety became DeSantis' surgeon general pick
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. - Joseph A. Ladapo, Gov. Ron DeSantis' pick to be Florida's next surgeon general, looks great on paper.
Citing liberty, Idaho Lt. Gov. McGeachin bans vaccine mandates in power grab
Idaho Lt. Gov. Janice McGeachin grabbed the reins Tuesday by banning COVID-19 vaccination "passports" and mandatory COVID-19 testing in the state while Gov. Brad Little was away on travel.