Miami-Dade County Latest To Re-Up Mask Requirements Amid Delta Variant Surge

Miami-Dade County will require all residents to wear masks inside county facilities, effective immediately, amid the surge in COVID-19 cases linked to the highly transmissible delta strain of the coronavirus.…

Lawmakers Feud On Twitter After In-Person Shouting Match Over Masks

An in-person clash between Rep. Byron Donalds (R-Fla.) and Rep. Jared Huffman (D-Calif.) escalated online Wednesday following the Florida Republican’s refusal to adhere to a reinstated mask mandate to prevent…

Texas Order Banning Ground Transportation Of Migrants Slammed As ‘Flagrantly Illegal’

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott (R) issued an executive order on Wednesday restricting the ground transportation of migrants in his state. The order ― which immigration rights advocates have decried as…

GOP Lawmakers Melt Down Over Having To Wear Masks Again

On the advice of the congressional physician, Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) reinstated a mask mandate for all House lawmakers and staff members on Wednesday. The move comes amid rising cases…

Mitch McConnell Plans To Air Pro-Vaccine Ads On Kentucky Radio Stations

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) plans to run radio ads on more than 100 Kentucky radio stations in the coming days urging people to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The 60-second…

Biden Says Vaccine Mandate For Federal Employees ‘Under Consideration’

President Joe Biden said Tuesday that his administration was mulling the possibility of requiring COVID-19 vaccines for all federal employees. Asked during a press conference whether he would impose a vaccine…

AFL-CIO Union Federation Supports Vaccine Mandates For Workers

With more states considering vaccine requirements for public employees, the president of the AFL-CIO was asked Tuesday whether the labor federation supports vaccine mandates in the workplace. “Yes, we do,”…

White House Says Travel Bans To Remain For Now As Delta Variant Surges

The White House said Monday that the Biden administration will not yet lift a ban on international travelers from Europe and other regions, citing the ongoing threat of the delta…

Pfizer And Moderna To Expand Studies Of Vaccines In 5- To 11-Year-Olds

Pfizer and Moderna are expanding the size of their vaccine trials for children 5 to 11 years old, seeking to better detect very rare heart issues among those vaccinated.  The…

Marjorie Taylor Greene Mocked For Claiming Vaccine Mandates Are ‘Segregation’

Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.) accused a Georgia restaurant of segregation over the weekend, only to get schooled by Twitter users who pointed out that she didn’t understand the meaning…

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