The U.S. COVID-19 death toll crossed 600,000 this week as the CDC urged parents to vaccinate their teenagers and adolescents. Plus, the Biden administration formally put an end to the Trump-era immigration policy that forced asylum seekers to wait in Mexico. Read up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
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About half of all Americans have now received at least one vaccine shot as daily COVID-19 case counts continue to fall. Plus, remembering the nine people killed in the San Jose mass shooting, and President Biden's budget proposal includes $300 billion in new funding for education, health and more. Read up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
The devastating COVID-19 surge in India continues. The nation recorded more than 2.7 million COVID-19 cases in the last week, while the U.S. saw its daily infections decline in 30 states. Plus, key takeaways from the latest (surprisingly disappointing) U.S. jobs report. Catch up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
100 million U.S. adults are now fully vaccinated, the Biden administration says, as the COVID-19 crisis in India worsens and Brazil exceeds 400,000 virus deaths. Plus, the Republican push to restrict voting continues, this time in Florida. Read up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
The U.S. lifts its pause on the one-shot Johnson & Johnson coronavirus vaccine, saying the benefits outweigh the risks. Plus, Derek Chauvin is convicted in the murder of George Floyd, and President Biden pledges to halve U.S. greenhouse gas emissions by 2030. Catch up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
New COVID-19 infections are on the rise in half of the U.S., mere weeks after many states rolled back coronavirus safety restrictions. Plus, read the latest on the murder trial of Derek Chauvin, and President Biden calls America's gun violence epidemic a "national embarrassment" after a shooting at a FedEx facility near Indianapolis. Catch up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
Brazil, India and other nations set grim records for new coronavirus cases and deaths. Plus, Pfizer and BioNTech ask the FDA to expand their vaccine's emergency use authorization to include kids as young as 12, and read the latest on the murder trial of Derek Chauvin. Catch up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
More than 100 million Americans have gotten at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose, the CDC says, as experts call for continued physical distancing and mask use. Plus, key takeaways from week one of the trial over the death of George Floyd, and what's inside President Biden's $2 trillion infrastructure plan. Read up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
Coronavirus cases are on the rise again in the U.S. as health experts urge Americans to continue wearing masks and physical distancing. Plus, read about the 10 victims of the shooting in Boulder, Colorado, and Republicans pass voting restrictions in Georgia. Catch up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
Learn about the eight people killed in the horrific Atlanta-area spa shootings, six of whom were Asian women. Plus, the U.S. has administered more than 100 million coronavirus shots, and former Rep. Deb Haaland makes history in joining President Biden's Cabinet. Read up on these and more of the week’s top stories.
With the latest COVID-19 relief bill signed into law, the IRS says it will start sending out $1,400 payments to Americans this weekend. Plus, the U.S. crosses another vaccine milestone, and new jobless claims reached a four-month low last week, according to the Department of Labor. Read up on these and more of the week’s top stories.