Texas governor ignores warnings and lifts mask mandate
on March 2, 2021 at 10:53 pm
Gov. Greg Abbott announced Tuesday he's lifting the mask mandate in Texas, even as health officials warn not to ease safety restrictions.
Biden moves up date by which US will have enough vaccine for every adult
on March 2, 2021 at 10:46 pm
President Joe Biden, announcing that drugmaker Merck will help manufacture a vaccine developed by Johnson & Johnson, said the United States would have enough doses for every adult American by the end of May. That does not mean they would all be administered by then.
Fight erupts over Myanmar's seat at UN
on March 2, 2021 at 10:29 pm
The fight for control of Myanmar has now officially arrived at the United Nations.
Biden administration sanctions senior Russian officials over Navalny poisoning and imprisonment
on March 2, 2021 at 10:28 pm
The Biden administration has slapped sanctions on seven Russian officials in response to the poisoning and imprisonment of opposition leader Alexey Navalny.
Jahmil French, 'Degrassi: The Next Generation' actor, dead at 29
on March 2, 2021 at 10:08 pm
Jahmil French, an actor known for his role as Dave Turner on the Canadian series "Degrassi: The Next Generation," has died, according to his manager, Gabrielle Kachman. He was 29.
Biden directs states to prioritize educators in vaccine rollouts as he aims to reopen schools
by Brittany De Lea on March 2, 2021 at 11:01 pm
President Biden on Tuesday announced a new effort to vaccinate educators and childcare workers as a means to accelerate the safe reopening of schools.
Leo Terrell on Dr. Seuss controversy: 'What those books reflected was a sign of the times'
by Michael Quinlan on March 2, 2021 at 11:00 pm
Tuesday's announcement that Dr. Seuss Enterprises would shelve six of the author’s books -- including "And to Think That I Saw It on Mulberry Street" and "If I Ran the Zoo" -- is "wrong," civil rights attorney Leo Terrell told "The Story."
Arizona Rep. Andy Biggs considering Senate run against Democrat Mark Kelly
by Julia Musto on March 2, 2021 at 10:57 pm
Arizona Republican Rep. Andy Biggs is mulling a Senate run against newly-appointed Democratic Sen. Mark Kelly.
Dolly Parton receives coronavirus vaccine she helped fund
by Jessica Napoli on March 2, 2021 at 10:57 pm
The country music star's donation to Vanderbilt University helped to develop the Moderna vaccine.
Father's death in New York nursing home leaves daughter mourning: 'No one deserves to die alone'
by Daniella Genovese on March 2, 2021 at 10:56 pm
Samuel Arbeeny was one of nearly 15,000 nursing home residents who died in the wake of the Cuomo administration’s March 25 directive that barred nursing homes from refusing people just because they had COVID-19.