Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: A Federal Emergency Management Agency emergency broadcast system test on Oct. 4 won’t activate nanoparticles contained in COVID-19 vaccines.
Connecticut’s Department of Public Health has reached a settlement agreement with the agency’s former commissioner, who was fired in the first weeks of the coronavirus pandemic.
The White House says President Joe Biden has gotten the updated COVID-19 vaccine and the annual flu shot. The White House physician, Dr.
A judge has ruled that Hunter Biden must appear in person for a hearing where he is expected to plead not guilty to federal firearms charges filed after the collapse of a plea deal in a long-running federal investigation.
The Biden administration has announced that it is providing $600 million in funding to produce new at-home COVID-19 tests and is restarting a website allowing Americans to again order up to four free tests per household.
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: COVID-19 cases have spiked at various times of the year, not only near elections.
Counting nose hairs in cadavers, repurposing dead spiders and explaining why scientists lick rocks, are among the winning achievements in this year’s Ig Nobels, the prize for humorous scientific feats.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis and the state’s top health official are directly contradicting federal health recommendations and warning residents against the new COVID-19 booster.
Republicans are responding to a late summer spike in COVID-19 by raising familiar fears that government-issued lockdowns and mask mandates are on the horizon.
Vaccine skeptics got a lot of airtime at a Tuesday meeting of South Carolina lawmakers considering how to best counter future pandemics.
Americans can now get an updated COVID-19 vaccine. Advisers to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday endorsed the new shots for everyone 6 months and older.
U.S. regulators have approved updated COVID-19 vaccines from Pfizer and Moderna, shots aimed at revving up protection this fall and winter.
Thailand’s new Prime Minister Srettha Thavisin has vowed to act quickly to relieve the country’s economic problems in his inaugural speech to Parliament.
IndyCar will hold an all-star race next year at The Thermal Club in Southern California with $1 million guaranteed to the winner of the made-for-TV exhibition.
Updated COVID-19 shots are coming soon, part of a trio of fall vaccines that doctors hope will help avoid another “tripledemic.”
A scathing federal report has found New Jersey’s two state-run veterans homes were unprepared to keep residents safe during the COVID-19 outbreak, violating their constitutional rights to reasonable care while in state custody.
Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is criticizing efforts across the U.S. to tamp down a recent jump in COVID-19 cases through temporary restrictions or masking.
Chinese exports and imports both fell in August, reflecting tepid global demand that is adding to pressures on its slowing economy.
An unprecedented infusion of aid money the US government provided to schools during the pandemic has begun to dwindle.
President Joe Biden turned up in a mask for the first time in months on Tuesday, a day after his wife tested positive for COVID-19.
Arizona is channeling $40 million in federal COVID-19 relief funding toward tutoring students falling behind in school.
First lady Jill Biden has tested positive for COVID-19. The White House says the first lady received the positive test result Monday.
Hartford’s USL team says the league refuses to reschedule its game Saturday despite an outbreak of COVID-19 that has sidelined 10 players.
Interest on federal student loans has started accumulating again after a three-year pause because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Social media users shared a range of false claims this week. Here are the facts: Health officials said a new COVID-19 variant may be more likely to infect people with immunity than previous variants; they didn’t say vaccinated people are more at risk than the unvaccinated.
The British government has ordered more than 100 schools to keep some or all of their buildings closed when the new academic year begins next week because of concern that crumbling concrete threatens the safety of children and staff.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The greatest grift in U.S. history was brazen, even simple. Criminals and gangs grabbed the money.
PHOENIX (AP) — The U.S. Attorney’s Office for Arizona says four people have been sentenced for fraudulently obtaining millions of dollars in federal COVID-19 assistance, including a couple who netted $13 million.
Ashish Jha, the White House’s point person on the COVID-19 response, will depart from the administration next week.
An Austrian federal court says the state can’t be held liable for a COVID-19 infection from an outbreak at an Alpine ski resort as the coronavirus pandemic hit Europe The Supreme Court of Justice on Thursday announced its verdict in a long-running legal battle involving a German resident who travele
SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said Thursday that he tested positive for COVID-19 for a second time in less than two weeks, in a rare case of a rebound.