LA County mask mandates: Governors refuse to follow lead on guidelines for their own states

Coronavirus case numbers are spiking in areas across the country with the rise of the Delta variant, but while Los Angeles County, Calif., is responding with the return of mandatory…

Largest US nurses’ union rips CDC’s new mask guidelines

The country’s largest nurses’ union is blasting the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention over its latest recommended easing of mask restrictions – claiming the move “threatens the lives of patients, nurses…

‘Saturday Night Live’ takes on CDC mask guidelines, Liz Cheney ouster in ‘Weekend Update’ segment

“Saturday Night Live” took on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the recent ousting of Rep. Liz Cheney by House Republicans during its latest “Weekend Update” segment.  Comedic…

Masks still needed on planes, public transit even after new CDC guidelines, feds say

FreedomWorks economist Steve Moore, Kadina Group president Gary B. Smith and Wealth Enhancement Group SVP Nicole Webb on extending unemployment benefits, the fossil fuel industry and their outlook for the…

Target to still require masks while reviewing new guidelines

Utah GOP Gov. Spencer Cox says mask mandates in the state ended months ago and vaccinations are encouraged. Shoppers at Target stores will still be required to follow coronavirus protocols…

White House calls CDC outreach to teachers union on school guidelines ‘longstanding best practice’

White House press secretary Jen Psaki defended a teachers’ union’s role in developing guidelines circulated by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) during a briefing on Tuesday.  Psaki said it was…

Critics slam CDC after teachers union influences guidelines: ‘Based in politics and not science’

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and the American Federation of Teachers, one of the nation’s most powerful teachers’ unions, are under fire after a report that the union influenced…

Biden’s 100 days in office: Is America back open? COVID outbreak check, status of schools, mask guidelines

President Biden is now 100 days into his term in office, a marker that leaders often point to when promising to hit the ground running and get things done for…

To ‘better reflect’ CDC guidelines State Dept will ramp up ‘Do Not Travel’ advisories to 80% of countries

The State Department announced Monday it plans to update its travel advisories this week to “better reflect” travel health notices from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). The update will…

USOPC gives approved guidelines for ‘racial and social demonstrations’ during Olympic trials

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee (USOPC) released a nine-page document Tuesday giving athletes competing for spots on the national teams ideas about what is an acceptable form of protest during…