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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Court fight over Texas abortion restriction tests limits of state laws

Court fight over Texas abortion restriction tests limits of state laws

This post was originally published on this siteA court battle over the strict Texas abortion law is testing legal questions that could have far-reaching effects on other constitutional rights.The novel enforcement mechanism of the Texas statute, known as S.B. 8, is intended to frustrate legal…

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Social Security Payments Could Increase the Most in 40 Years

Social Security Payments Could Increase the Most in 40 Years

This post was originally published on this siteSeniors and other Americans receiving Social Security benefits in 2022 are likely to see a roughly 6% boost, reflecting surging inflation during the pandemic.

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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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Supreme Court to hear arguments for Kentucky abortion case

Supreme Court to hear arguments for Kentucky abortion case

This post was originally published on this siteAs the firestorm continues over the Supreme Court’s decision a month ago to allow a Texas six-week abortion ban to go into effect, the justices will take the bench on Tuesday to hear a separate dispute concerning an abortion access law out of...

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Justice Department asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

Justice Department asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

Justice Department asks court to pause Texas abortion ban while case is being appealed

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One-fourth of US infrastructure is at risk of flooding amid ‘changing environment,’ report says

One-fourth of US infrastructure is at risk of flooding amid ‘changing environment,’ report says

This post was originally published on this siteFlooding is the most expensive natural disaster in the US. A new report pinpoints who is most at risk: Louisiana, Florida, Kentucky and West Virginia.     

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As Biden’s vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement

As Biden’s vaccinate-or-test mandate approaches, questions arise over enforcement

This post was originally published on this siteThe Occupational Safety and Health Administration was already a strained agency before the president announced the new requirement.

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Kids could be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by Halloween. Pediatricians plead for patience.

Kids could be eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine by Halloween. Pediatricians plead for patience.

This post was originally published on this siteExperts say parents need to be patient after COVID vaccine shots are approved for their younger kids while the system gears up to make them available.     

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This judge just blocked enforcement of the near-total abortion ban in Texas

This judge just blocked enforcement of the near-total abortion ban in Texas

This post was originally published on this site  Pamphlets are shown in a Planned Parenthood of Utah clinic in Salt Lake City. A U.S. judge has temporarily blocked the near-total abortion ban in Texas. | Rick Bowmer, Associated Press The ban comes after President Joe Biden’s administration challenged the new...

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