Rep. Cori Bush, D-Mo., speaks to crowds that attended a sit-in at Capitol Hill ... (AP Photo/Amanda Andrade-Rhoades)
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new eviction moratorium that would last until Oct. 3, as the Biden administration sought to quell intensifying criticism from progressives that it was allowing vulnerable renters to lose their homes during a pandemic.
Biden chides Republican governors who resist vaccine rules
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden called on resistant Republican governors to “get out of the way” of vaccine rules aimed at containing the more transmissible and dangerous COVID-19 variant. He backed city and private mandates requiring people to be vaccinated to go about some daily activities.
Missouri governor pardons gun-waving St. Louis lawyer couple
O'FALLON, Mo. (AP) — Missouri Gov. Mike Parson announced Tuesday that he made good on his promise to pardon a couple who gained notoriety for pointing guns at social justice demonstrators as they marched past the couple's home in a luxury St.
Trump-backed Carey, centrist Brown win Ohio US House races
COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist backed by former President Donald Trump, beat a bevy of Republicans in central Ohio, while Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown pulled out a victory for the Democratic establishment in Cleveland, in a pair of primary elections for open...
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, state attorney general report says | CNN Politics
The New York attorney general's investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.
Florida governor insists state won't shut down amid record-breaking COVID cases and hospitalizations
Governor Ron DeSantis attributed the current spike in infections to the season.
Biden, lawmakers join growing chorus demanding Gov. Cuomo's resignation
The governor was found by the state AG to have sexually harassed multiple women.
How the Democrats’ ‘Human Infrastructure’ bill includes billions for elder care
The Democrats’ spending bill focuses on “Human infrastructure”, things like $300 billion to expand home care services for the elderly and increase wages for home health workers. NBC News Capitol Hill Correspondent Leigh Ann Caldwell takes a look.
Judge blocks Texas order to limit transporting undocumented immigrants
Gov. Greg Abbott's directive would cause "irreparable injury," jeopardize noncitizens in federal custody and put agents at risk, the judge said.
Cuomo says he "never touched anyone inappropriately," Biden calls on him to resign
"Governor Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women and in doing so violated federal and state law," the state's attorney general Letitia James said Tuesday during a press conference.
The Senate’s bipartisan infrastructure gang saddles up for one last ride
“We will lock arms” if needed to block poison-pill amendments to the deal, one Democratic negotiator said.
Analysis: Delta variant upends politicians' COVID calculus
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden’s administration drew up a strategy to contain one coronavirus strain, then another showed up that’s much more contagious. This week — a month late — Biden met his goal of 70% of U.S.
DOJ officials rejected colleague's request to intervene in Georgia's election certification: Emails
Top DOJ officials rejected a colleague's request last year to urge Georgia officials to possibly overturn President Joe Biden's victory in the state, emails show.
After Biden proposes, CDC issues new 60-day eviction moratorium
As President Joe Biden faced pressure from progressives, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued a new 60-day eviction moratorium.
Five takeaways from the Ohio special primaries
Primaries in two Ohio special House elections Tuesday served as stress tests for the state of the Republican and Democratic parties as their respective ideological and establishment flanks clashed.
Crypto market "rife with fraud, scams and abuse," SEC chief says
"I worry a lot of people will be hurt," Gary Gensler said of "Wild West" nature of cryptocurrency buying and selling.
The SEC needs more power from Congress to fully regulate crypto, Chair Gensler says
SEC Chairman Gary Gensler said Tuesday that Wall Street's top regulator needs Congress to grant it more power to oversee the crypto market.
Congress pressures US spy agencies as Tucker Carlson feuds with NSA
U.S. intelligence officials face bipartisan congressional pressure to explain their use of surveillance powers, following a rebuke from a federal judge and Fox News host Tucker Carlson’s high-profile dispute with the National Security Agency.
Will McConnell lift roadblock of Biden for infrastructure?
WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Republican leader Mitch McConnell had vowed to be “100% focused” on stopping President Joe Biden’s agenda. But when it comes to the bipartisan infrastructure plan, McConnell is sounding like a go.
DC's Bowser called for more police funding, city council approves 'compromise'
The Washington, D.C. City Council on Tuesday voted unanimously on a “compromise” package after Mayor Muriel Bowser proposed spending $11 million on hiring additional police officers for the city's force.
Cuomo accuser says she feels ‘vindicated’ by NY attorney general report
“His intention was trying to sleep with me”
Shontel Brown, who stuck close to Biden, wins Democratic primary for House seat in Ohio, AP projects
Nina Turner, a former state senator backed by Sen. Bernie Sanders, conceded in the special election primary to represent Ohio’s 11th Congressional District.
Cuomo investigation: What we know and what's next
NEW YORK (AP) — New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s monthslong fall from grace reached a nadir Tuesday, when investigators said they substantiated sexual harassment allegations against him from 11 women, many of whom have worked for him.
The Biden Administration Issues A New Eviction Moratorium After A Federal Ban Lapsed
After intense pressure from progressives, the CDC has announced a more limited eviction moratorium days after an earlier freeze on evictions expired.
Harris to focus on security, economic ties on SE Asia trip
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vice President Kamala Harris will visit Southeast Asia later this month aiming to bolster U.S. engagement in the region in an effort to counter China’s growing influence globally.
Trump-backed candidate wins GOP special election primary for House seat in Ohio, AP projects
The Republican race was closely watched in its final days after the loss last week of a Trump-endorsed candidate in a special House election in Texas.
Whitmer fundraising letter warns of 2022 DeVos challenge that doesn’t exist: report
The reelection campaign of Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is warning in a new fundraising letter that the Democrat faces a 2022 challenge from Republican Betsy DeVos, who served as U.S. education secretary under former President Trump.
Rep. Al Green, Texas state lawmaker arrested outside Capitol during voting rights protest
Democratic Rep. Al Green (Texas), a Texas state representative and an NAACP leader were arrested Tuesday while protesting outside the Capitol building and the Supreme Court in support of voting rig…
The Memo: Disgraced Cuomo clings to power
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) was pushed closer to political oblivion Tuesday after a comprehensive report found that he had sexually harassed 11 women, including 9 current or former state employe…
Judge orders Arizona Senate to produce Maricopa audit records
An Arizona judge ordered the state’s Republican-led Senate to produce records related to its audit of the 2020 election in Maricopa County, delivering a big win for critics of the controversial review.
What former President Obama has been doing since leaving the Oval Office
Discover what retirement has been like as former President Obama left the Oval Office.
CDC announces new eviction ban, despite Supreme Court threat
The moratorium will apply to “counties experiencing substantial and high levels of community transmission levels” of Covid-19 and will last until Oct. 3.
Establishment prevails as Brown beats Turner in Ohio special election
Brown's victory in a special election primary for Congress marked a striking defeat for the Democratic Party's liberal wing.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo strongly denies sexual harassment claims
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo strongly denied claims in a state Attorney General's report that he sexually harassed 11 women and oversaw a "toxic culture."
Iran nuclear deal talks are stuck after substantial progress, negotiator says
Negotiators made "quite substantial" progress in talks over the Iran nuclear deal before discussions came to a halt.
Cuomo violated federal, state laws as he sexually harassed multiple women, NY attorney general says
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women who worked for the state and elsewhere, a report by state Attorney General Letitia James says.
CDC announces limited, targeted eviction moratorium until early October | CNN Politics
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a fresh stop on certain evictions Tuesday, saying that evicting people could be detrimental to public health and would interfere with efforts to slow the pandemic.
Lawmakers debate repealing Saddam-era war measures on Iraq
The Biden administration encouraged lawmakers on Tuesday to finally repeal an authorization for military action in Iraq crafted when Saddam Hussein was still alive, rejecting Republican arguments it would further signal to Iran that the U.S.
Senate plods along on infrastructure bill as McConnell warns Democrats to move slowly
Lawmakers are working through amendments to the $555 billion legislation, which would invest heavily in roads, public transit, water systems and broadband.
Pentagon confirms officer killed in attack outside building
The incident caused the Pentagon to go into lockdown for roughly an hour.
Coming soon: America’s own social credit system
The same issue with government censorship exists with corporate censorship: If there is a line, who draws it?
John Kerry says Trump destroyed America's credibility on climate change
Former President Donald Trump all but destroyed America's credibility when it comes to addressing climate change, John Kerry, President Biden's special envoy for climate, said in a new interview with the New Yorker magazine.
US Navy charges 20-year-old sailor with setting fire that destroyed USS Bonhomme Richard last July, reports say
A Navy sailor has been charged with starting a fire on USS Bonhomme Richard in 2020 that injured over 60 firefighters and caused billions in damage.
Key senator may sink Biden’s point man on guns
The surprising holdout from Maine has come under pressure to buck David Chipman, who is seen as resistant to gun rights.
Denials and photos: Cuomo's video defense
Facing a devastating report that found he sexually harassed multiple women, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo released a video on Tuesday denying any wrongdoing, claiming his accusers were wrong and displaying one photo after another of himself exchanging kisses and hugs with constituents...
Climate groups, unions push Congress for carbon capture funding in infrastructure bills
A coalition of groups sent a letter to House and Senate leaders Tuesday morning calling for the infrastructure bills moving through Congress to bolster nascent carbon capture and storage ventures.Why it matters: This may be the broadest coalition yet put together to advocate for carbon capture...
For Missouri Rep. Cori Bush, the eviction fight is personal
WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly two decades before she was elected to Congress, Rep. Cori Bush of Missouri lived in a Ford Explorer with her then-husband and two young children after the family had been evicted from their rental home.
Afghan families flee homes in south amid Taliban advance
Dozens flee as Afghan army launches counterattack against Taliban in key southern city of Lashkar Gah, residents say.
Andrew Cuomo: Biden says governor should resign over harassment report
The new report comes months after several women accused the New York governor of sexual misconduct.
New details on Chris Cuomo's advising Gov. Andrew Cuomo on harassment scandal
The attorney general's report on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo includes communications from his brother, Chris.
Biden administration moves to repeal Trump rule creating faster dishwashers
The Department of Energy issued a proposal on Tuesday to repeal a Trump administration rule creating a new class of dishwashers that wash and dry in an hour.
Biden officials back repealing Iraq War authorization
Biden administration officials on Tuesday argued in favor of repealing the 2002 authorization for the Iraq War, saying doing so would not have an effect on ongoing military operations or the abilit…
Donations fizzle to GOP attorneys general group involved in Jan. 6 rally
Donations to the Republican Attorneys General Association dipped considerably in the months following the Jan. 6 siege on the U.S. Capitol, records show.Driving the news: Large companies that gave in the past — such as Amazon, Walmart, Visa, Capital One, Johnson & Johnson and CocaCola — didn't...
Albany DA criminally investigating Cuomo, asks 'any victim' of New York governor sexual harassment to contact office
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo has denied sexually harassing 11 women whose claims are detailed in a report by the office of Attorney General Letitia James.
Team USA’s Tamyra Mensah-Stock becomes first Black woman to win gold in wrestling
Team USA wrestler Tamyra Mensah-Stock has become the first Black woman to win Olympic gold in women’s wrestling, and is only the second American woman to win the top medal since women…
'Deeply disturbing': Sen. Gillibrand calls on Cuomo to resign after sexual harassment findings
Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., called on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign after an investigation found that he had sexually harassed multiple women. NBC's Mark Murray has details.
Nina Turner, Sanders ally, concedes defeat in Ohio US House race
Nina Turner, a former Ohio state lawmaker who co-chaired the 2020 presidential run of U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders, has lost her bid for the Democratic nomination for a U.S. House seat.
Cuomo accuser calls for governor's impeachment: "We have a responsibility to act"
Charlotte Bennett was one of nearly a dozen women to accuse the New York governor of sexual harassment.
Many Republicans mobilizing against ‘bipartisan’ infrastructure bill
The bipartisan group of senators who crafted the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act is preparing to take a victory lap as the Senate moves toward passing the bill in the coming days.
New York Lt. Gov. Hochul says she believes Cuomo accusers, calls his behavior 'repulsive & unlawful'
New York Lt. Gov. Kathy Hochul said that a report from the state attorney general's office shows "repulsive & unlawful" behavior by Gov. Andrew Cuomo.
Cori Bush steers progressives to win on eviction crisis
A new member of the liberal “Squad” stepped to the forefront this week, leading a Capitol steps sit-in that forced the White House to act.
Thousands of migrant kids stuck in U.S. border patrol custody, again
The number of migrant children in Border Patrol facilities has been steadily rising, an analysis of U.S. government data shows, as record numbers crossed the U.S.-Mexico border in July, renewing a politically sensitive issue for President Joe Biden.
Psaki defends Jill Biden adviser who reportedly made staffers cry
White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki defended an aide to First Lady Jill Biden following a report claiming he was engaging in abusive behavior towards colleagues.
Here's how impeachment proceedings against Andrew Cuomo would work | CNN Politics
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's resistance to leaving office after a damning investigation from the New York attorney general's office has prompted renewed calls for his impeachment across the state.
Two House special elections in Ohio highlight divisions in both parties
One tests the power of former President Trump's endorsement, while the other pits progressive and establishment Democratic factions against each other.
Officer dead, suspect killed in violence outside Pentagon
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Pentagon police officer died after being stabbed Tuesday during a burst of violence at a transit center outside the building, and a suspect was shot by law enforcement and died at the scene.
ADL prez accuses Tlaib of 'antisemitic dog whistling' for remarks ripping those profiting 'behind the curtain'
The president of the Anti-Defamation League is slamming Rep. Rashida Tlaib, D-Mich., for what he suggested were antisemitic remarks the lawmaker made at the 2021 Democratic Socialist of America (DSA) National Convention.
McConnell warns Schumer cutting off debate quickly could stall infrastructure deal
Senate GOP leader Mitch McConnell (Ky.) warned that he would try to marshal Republicans to block any attempt by Majority Leader Charles Schumer (D-N.Y.) to start wrapping up debate on a bipart…
Belarus sprinter Krystina Timanovskaya arrives in Poland
Krystina Timanovskaya was granted a humanitarian visa after she refused orders to fly home early.
Know Their Names: Children killed since the Myanmar coup
At least 75 children have been killed in Myanmar since the military coup six months ago. Here are some of their stories.
Rep. Billy Long launches Missouri Senate campaign after meeting with Trump
Long is the latest entrant in a crowded GOP primary for retiring Sen. Roy Blunt's seat.
British navy group: Hijackers have left vessel off UAE coast
FUJAIRAH, United Arab Emirates (AP) — The hijackers who captured a vessel off the United Arab Emirates in the Gulf of Oman left the ship Wednesday, the British navy reported, as radio traffic appeared to reveal a crew member onboard saying Iranian gunmen had stormed the asphalt tanker.
Scientists race to replicate ‘the power source of stars’ in climate fight
The net-zero energy mix of the future will rely not only on renewable resources such as solar and wind but also on technology that allows scientists to “recreate and control the power source o…
Mike Carey, endorsed by Trump, will win Ohio GOP special primary, CNN projects | CNN Politics
Mike Carey, a coal lobbyist who was endorsed by former President Donald Trump, will win the Republican special primary in Ohio's 15th Congressional District, CNN projects.
Biden wants more transparency for police disciplinary records. Experts say it’s harder than it sounds.
“We have to have rules where you can be able to determine what the background, how many times a cop has violated the rules," President Biden said.
Scientists race to replicate ‘the power source of stars’ in climate fight
The net-zero energy mix of the future will rely not only on renewable resources such as solar and wind but also on technology that allows scientists to “recreate and control the power source o…
5 Miami Beach police officers face criminal charges in hotel beating of Black men
The officers were suspended and charged with third-degree misdemeanor battery.
Gunmen attack home of Afghan defence minister in Kabul
The minister was not at home during the first major attack by militants in Kabul for nearly a year.
San Francisco Mayor London Breed agrees to pay nearly $23,000 for ethics violations while in office: report
San Francisco Mayor London Breed has agreed to pay a $22,792 city fine issued by the city's Ethics Commission for several ethics violations committed while in office, according to reports.
4 Northeast Dem governors call on Cuomo to resign in sex-harassment scandal
Four Northeast Democratic governors are calling for the resignation of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo, following a report from the state attorney general’s office that he sexually harassed multiple women and retaliated against a former employee who complained.
Claims of bias against aid workers in Tigray ‘dangerous’, says UN
Martin Griffiths, during visit to Ethiopia, says ‘blanket’ accusations are ‘unfair’ and ‘need to stop’.
Spirit And American Airlines Canceled Hundreds Of Flights, Frustrating Passengers
The airlines cited weather and staffing challenges. The industry has had trouble meeting the demand as people are ready to travel again.
Senate approves medals for police who protected Capitol on January 6
The Senate passed the measure by unanimous consent.
Gulf of Mexico ‘dead zone’ larger than normal, NOAA says
The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is warning that the Gulf of Mexico’s “dead zone” is larger than average, with about 4 million acres of water potentially uninhabitabl…
Shontel Brown will win Ohio Democratic special primary, CNN projects | CNN Politics
Cuyahoga County Council member Shontel Brown will win the Democratic special primary in Ohio's 11th Congressional District, CNN projects.
Idaho police search for 'endangered' 5-year-old missing since last week
Police in Idaho are continuing to search for a 5-year-old boy who they say may be in danger after he went missing near his home.
A Report Found The NCAA Undervalues Women's Basketball, Prioritizes Men's Teams
Women's basketball teams have been snubbed and underfunded by the NCAA for years, according to an external review.
READ: Cuomo’s defense against sexual harassment investigation
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) on Tuesday released an 85-page response to the report released by New York’s attorney general finding credible evidence of multiple sexual harassment …
McLaughlin edges Muhammad in battle of world-record hurdlers
TOKYO (AP) — Sydney McLaughlin broke the world record. Dalilah Muhammad broke it, too. Only one of the world's best hurdlers could win the Olympic gold medal — and McLaughlin came out ahead in the latest installment of the best rivalry in track.
Passenger trains collide in Czech Republic, killing 3
Two passenger trains have collided in the southwest of the Czech Republic, and officials say that three people have been killed and dozens have been injured
State, local aid bottlenecks leave renters exposed
Lawmakers made clear they were losing patience with the pace of aid delivery but they offered few solutions for the long-running problem.
Evidence points to secret Indian navy base on Mauritian island
Analysis of data suggests construction of airstrip and jetty for military use as India expands influence towards Africa.
35 words that almost certainly will end Andrew Cuomo's political career | CNN Politics
"We, the investigators appointed to conduct an investigation into allegations of sexual harassment by Governor Andrew M. Cuomo, conclude that the Governor engaged in conduct constituting sexual harassment under federal and New York State law."
U.S. Takes Olympic Gold And Silver In The Fastest Women's 400-Meter Hurdles Ever
This event pitted the world record holder against the defending gold medalist. Sydney McLaughlin and Dalilah Muhammad are both U.S. athletes. Both beat the previous world record.
Bodycam video shows desperate moments after Surfside building collapse
The unsettling video provides an insight into the early minutes between the deadly condo building collapse and when authorities arrived on the scene.
'White supremacy, racism': Remembering the El Paso massacre that targeted Latinos
The domestic terrorist attack, the deadliest assault on Latinos in the country’s recent history, left 23 people dead and over two dozen injured.
Missouri governor pardons couple who waved guns at Black Lives Matter protesters
The couple pleaded guilty to misdemeanor gun charges in June, although Mark McCloskey announced in May that he would be running for U.S. Senate.
Biden calls on New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo to resign after report details sexual harassment allegations | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he believes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign after a report by the New York attorney general's office found that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women.
U.S. women cruise past Australia, into basketball semifinals
Their 53rd-straight Olympic win sets the Americans up for a semifinal fight with Serbia.
Former ATF agents slam Biden nominee's 'divisive gun control agenda'
Several former agents of the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are publicly urging the Biden administration not to confirm former agent David Chipman to lead the agency.
House Democrat accuses White House of ‘empathy deficit’ on evictions
New York Democrat Rep. Mondaire Jones accused President Biden of having an “empathy deficit” Tuesday, rebuking the president’s questioning tone on extending a nationwide eviction moratorium.
Sports Science Is Changing How Female Olympians Train. It Could Help You, Too
U.S. Olympic heptathlete Annie Kunz says tracking her monthly cycles and learning she needs to eat more and get more naps when she's fatigued has already improved her athletic performance.
Key findings of the Andrew Cuomo sexual harassment report -- and what's next | CNN Politics
New York's Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo sexually harassed 11 women and created a "hostile" work environment for women, a report released Tuesday by New York Attorney General Letitia James said.
More than 20 Black colleges have already canceled millions in student debt
“This type of support brings me one step closer to reaching my dream of starting a career with less debt and becoming financially stable.”
Black women, across generations, heed Biles’ Olympic example
NEW YORK (AP) — Naomi Osaka. Simone Biles. Both are prominent young Black women under the pressure of a global Olympic spotlight that few human beings ever know. Both have faced major career crossroads at the Tokyo Games.
FBI used pictures of staff for undercover sex crime stings
A watchdog says the FBI put office staff in danger by using their photos to lure sexual predators.
Police have ‘pretty much 100% covered’ area where missing California runner could be as search enters fourth week
Police said Saturday they have searched all areas in and around Pleasanton Ridge Regional Park where the 37-year-old runner could be.
This year's summer of climate extremes hits wealthier places
As the world staggers through another summer of extreme weather, experts are noticing something different: 2021′s onslaught is hitting harder and in places that have been spared global warming’s wrath in the past.
Ex-cops charged in Floyd death want separation from Chauvin
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd’s civil rights are asking that their federal trials be separated from the trial of Derek Chauvin, who has already been convicted on state murder charges
Warden at NYC federal jail charged with killing husband
WASHINGTON (AP) — The associate warden at the federal jail in New York City has been charged with killing her husband after she shot him in the face in their New Jersey home. Antonia Ashford is the associate warden at the Metropolitan Detention Center in Brooklyn, which houses British socialite...
READ: NY AG report into harassment allegations against Gov. Andrew Cuomo | CNN Politics
New York Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday that her investigation concluded that Gov. Andrew Cuomo "sexually harassed multiple women and violated state law."
Grieving and angry, Lebanese mark year since horrific blast
BEIRUT (AP) — United in grief and anger, families of the victims and several thousand Lebanese on Wednesday marked one year since the horrific explosion at Beirut's port with a moment of silence and prayers at the foot of the silos that was shredded by the blast on that fateful day.
Police officer dies following shooting outside the Pentagon building | CNN Politics
A police officer died Tuesday after shots were fired outside the Pentagon building, according to three law enforcement sources.
Ex-Georgia deputy accused of racist, extremists texts is sentenced to 3 years in guns case
Cody Richard Griggers, 28, was sentenced on a weapons charge. But officials said he also used slurs and words of racially motivated violence.
Cellphone snapshot of grizzly has Yellowstone tourist facing federal charges
Snapshot of grizzly has Yellowstone tourist facing federal charges
Passenger charged with groping, punching flight attendants
Officials say an Ohio man was arrested in Florida over the weekend after being accused of groping two female flight attendants and punching a male flight attendant during a flight from Philadelphia to Miami
This isn't Cobra Kai: Karate finally makes Olympic debut
The story of karate’s journey to the Olympics would make a pretty good backstory for a martial arts movie
Vast majority of emperor penguins in jeopardy within next 80 years: study
By 2100, almost the entire emperor penguin population could die out due to rapidly melting ice, suggests research published Tuesday in the journal Global Change Biology. The study found t…
Jury finds Missouri man killed by violence, rejecting authorities' suicide ruling
Derontae Martin's mother said she was happy with the finding. "They saw the truth that my baby did not kill himself," she said.
Ethiopia's Tigray crisis: Bodies wash up in Sudan's border river
The corpses had gunshot wounds and hands tied behind their backs, a doctor tells the BBC.
Biden says U.S. has sent 110 million COVID-19 vaccine doses abroad
Mr. Biden also discussed efforts to boost vaccination rates in the U.S.
Protests against mandated COVID-19 vaccines pop up across US
The United States is facing a COVID-19 surge this summer as the more contagious delta variant spreads.
'If you aren't going to help, please get out of the way': Biden turns up the pressure on GOP governors as Delta spreads | CNN Politics
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ratcheted up pressure on some Republican governors to do more for their constituents as the highly contagious Delta variant rips across their states.
Florida school district drops mask mandate after DeSantis threatens to withhold funding
Florida's second largest school district backpedaled its mask mandate on Monday after Gov. Ron DeSantis issued an executive order threatening to withhold funding from schools that violate parents' personal decisions regarding face coverings for their children.
Help or 'get out of the way.' Biden criticizes governors in Texas and Florida over handling of COVID-19
Biden singled out Florida and Texas, both GOP-led hot spots that have pushed back against coronavirus restrictions in recent days.
Last Week, 1 In 3 U.S. COVID Cases Were In Florida And Texas
In the last week, 3 million Americans got their first vaccine shot. On Tuesday, the U.S. hit President Biden's July Fourth goal of 70% of adults receiving at least one shot.
Vikings owner ‘very concerned’ about team’s COVID-19 situation
Minnesota Vikings owner and President Mark Wilf expressed concern over the team’s COVID-19 vaccination numbers and coronavirus situation.The concern comes as a person familiar with the situation to…
South Africa quickens vaccine drive, gets more doses from US
JOHANNESBURG (AP) — The cars lined up by the strikingly modern mosque and were guided to parking bays where the drivers soon got jabs. The brisk pace at the Houghton mosque COVID-19 vaccination center is seeing 700 people per day getting shots and is expected to soon reach 1,000 a day.
Florida COVID-19 hospitalizations break record for third straight day
Florida’s COVID-19 hospitalization record was broken on Tuesday for the third day in a row as the state struggles with the delta variant.There are more than 11,000 hospitalized coronavirus pa…
Delta plus COVID-19 variant reported in South Korea
Health authorities in South Korea reported the country's first two cases of the delta plus COVID-19 variant on Tuesday, according to local reports.
White House to DeSantis, Abbott: Handle Delta spike or 'get out of the way'
Case counts are mounting in Texas and Florida, the two states where one-third of all infections nationwide were recorded last week. But the Republican leaders there have strenuously resisted public health advice, pushing back against mask mandates and vaccination requirements.
NIH director forced to clarify statement that parents should wear masks around unvaccinated children
National Institutes of Health Director Francis Collins was forced to backtrack after saying parents should wear masks at home if they have unvaccinated children.
An Evolving Infection and Safety Guidance Sow Confusion in U.S.
WASHINGTON — A week of public health reversals from the White House and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has left Americans with pandemic whiplash, sowing confusion about coronavirus vaccines and mask-wearing as the delta variant upends what people thought they knew about how to...
China Covid: China targets school students to control case surge
Authorities in China are scrambling to control the spread of the virus by ramping up testing and vaccinations.
Biden tells Florida, Texas leaders: Help on COVID-19 or 'get out of the way'
U.S. President Joe Biden on Tuesday urged Republican leaders in Florida and Texas - home to roughly a third of all new U.S. COVID-19 cases - to follow public health guidelines on the pandemic or "get out of the way" as the country struggles to contain the rapid spread of the disease's Delta variant.
Americans less confident they can protect themselves from COVID-19 in public: Gallup
Americans are less confident they can protect themselves against COVID-19 as the delta variant surges worldwide, according to a Gallup poll released Tuesday. At the end of July, 38 p…
FDA aims to give full approval to Pfizer vaccine by Labor Day: report
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) is aiming to give full approval to the Pfizer coronavirus vaccine by Labor Day, multiple people familiar with the discussions told The New York Times.The…
Greece's Entire Synchronized Swimming Team Is Out After Positive Coronavirus Tests
First came news that one athlete had tested positive; three more quickly followed. Now the whole team is being moved to a separate hotel.
All 50 states report rising vaccination rates as COVID infections surge, data shows
States with the most significant upticks in vaccine demand are also among the states with the highest new case rates per capita.
Li Auto: China Tesla rival plans Hong Kong secondary listing
The move comes as Chinese firms listed in the US face increasing scrutiny by Beijing and Washington.
NYC Becomes Largest U.S. City To Require Proof Of Vaccination For Indoor Activities
Mayor Bill de Blasio said enforcement of the new policy will take effect starting Sept. 13 and will apply to indoor dining, gyms and entertainment venues.
Virginia Covid patient goes from 'invincible' to hospital-bed vaccine advocate
“If you have to take time off work, if you have to miss out on something, you need to go get the vaccine, because we didn't, and look where we are now,” his wife said.