WASHINGTON (AP) — The Occupational Safety and Health Administration doesn’t make many headlines. Charged with keeping America’s workplaces safe, it usually busies itself with tasks such as setting and enforcing standards for goggles, hardhats and ladders.
MIAMI (AP) — A federal judge declined Wednesday to block a ban imposed by Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to prevent mandating masks for Florida school students amid the ongoing coronavirus outbreak.
Despite rising deaths, police officers and other first responders are among those most hesitant to get the vaccine and their cases continue to grow. Plus, 10 charts that trace the variant's spread, and a new guide to safely enjoying activities.
March 11, 2021. It was supposed to be a turning point in the coronavirus pandemic for Erin Tokley, a longtime Philadelphia police officer, Baptist minister and 47-year-old father of three. It was supposed to be the day of his vaccine appointment.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida state education officials on Monday began to make good on threats to withhold funding from local school districts that defied Gov. Ron DeSantis' ban on mask mandates, despite a circuit judge last week ruling the ban unconstitutional.
The Education Department announced Monday that it's investigating five states with universal mask bans, saying the policies could amount to discrimination against students with disabilities or health conditions.
BOSTON (AP) — As COVID-19 cases surge around the country, a majority of Americans say they support mask mandates for students and teachers in K-12 schools, according to a new poll, but their views are sharply divided along political lines.
The Biden administration will move to require that nursing home staff are vaccinated against COVID-19 as a condition for those facilities to continue receiving federal Medicare and Medicaid funding.
The California Energy Commission has voted to require solar panels on new buildings beginning in 2023.
The mandate will take effect Tuesday at 12:01 a.m. in Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Santa Clara and Sonoma counties as well as Berkeley.
Megan Fox skipped the Los Angeles premiere of 'Midnight in the Switchgrass' because of concerns about the rising coronavirus rates in the city.
Los Angeles County residents will again be required to wear masks indoors, regardless of their vaccination status, while the University of Cal…
Sam Lutfi, Britney Spears' former manager, has said "sorry" for "failing" the singer in not protecting her from what she's experienced under her conservatorship.
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California once a COVID hotspot reopens today.That means no more physical distancing or capacity limits for restaurants and other businesses.B…
The U.S. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas emphasizes the federal mask mandate ahead of the busy summer trave…
President Joe Biden is expected to announce updated mask guidelines from the CDC on Tuesday. Veuer’s Johana Restrepo has more.
Governors are lifting mask mandates at a time health officials are warning about becoming complacent as new COVID variants are being detected …
The City of Calistoga has declared a Stage II Water emergency and starting May 1, residents and businesses will be required to conserve water.
Virus updates: Many businesses are still keeping mask rules in place; the Texas Rangers played Monday with the first U.S. full capacity crowd in a year; and more.
The decision comes as governors across the U.S. have been easing coronavirus restrictions, despite warnings from health experts that the pandemic is far from over.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has made it mandatory for people to wear face masks on planes and all forms of public transportation