Showdowns loom as Chicago cops resist vaccines

Showdowns loom as Chicago cops resist vaccines

This post was originally published on this siteFrom Chicago to L.A., public-safety workers defy mandates even with COVID-19 a leading cause of duty-related deaths.

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Bus industry raises alarm, asks Congress for pandemic relief

Bus industry raises alarm, asks Congress for pandemic relief

This post was originally published on this siteOfficials representing the private bus industry fear it could disappear unless Congress steps in, a coronavirus pandemic casualty that would wreak havoc on intercity travel, school buses, tourism, military transportation and disaster relief.In 2020…

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Colin Powell dies of complications from COVID-19 at 84

Colin Powell dies of complications from COVID-19 at 84

This post was originally published on this sitePowell was fully vaccinated, his family said.

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Frustrated and weary over pandemic slog, more US workers are striking

Frustrated and weary over pandemic slog, more US workers are striking

This post was originally published on this site Exhausted after working long hours during the coronavirus pandemic and resentful that their bosses are not sharing sometimes huge profits, tens of thousands of nurses, factory workers and other laborers are going on strike across the United States. Some 31,000 employees of...

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With hospitals crowded from COVID, 1 in 5 American families delays health care

With hospitals crowded from COVID, 1 in 5 American families delays health care

This post was originally published on this site Putting off surgeries or routine treatments for serious illnesses has become common during the pandemic, a new NPR/Harvard poll finds. (Image credit: Kyle Green/AP)

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U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

U.S. to open borders to fully vaccinated travelers from Canada and Mexico

This post was originally published on this siteNPR’s Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Veronica Escobar of Texas about tourism coming back to her border district in El Paso once the border reopens to fully vaccinated travelers.

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What’s behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

What’s behind the push for a fourth stimulus check

This post was originally published on this siteIRS has distributed almost 170 million payments. But hardship remains widespread as the Delta variant spreads.

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U.S. to lift land border restrictions for vaccinated travelers

U.S. to lift land border restrictions for vaccinated travelers

This post was originally published on this siteFor the first time since March 2020, the U.S. will allow vaccinated travelers to enter the country by land for non-essential activities, like tourism and family visits.

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FDA advisory committee to consider boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines

FDA advisory committee to consider boosters for Moderna and J&J COVID-19 vaccines

This post was originally published on this sitePeople who received Moderna and J&J COVID vaccines have been in limbo about booster shots. A key FDA committee will recommend if they are necessary.     

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Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans vaccine mandates by “any entity”

Texas Governor Greg Abbott bans vaccine mandates by “any entity”

This post was originally published on this siteThose found in violation of the order will be subject to a fine.

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