National Guard soldier died while stationed at U.S. Capitol is identified

The National Guard soldier who was found dead while off duty in Washington, D.C. earlier this week has been identified as Specialist Justin Grennell. Grennell, 26, from Marcellus, New York,…

Man who killed himself outside Texas Rep. Beth Van Duyne’s home identified as former staffer: Report

Police in Irving, Texas, have identified the man who shot and killed himself outside of GOP Rep. Beth Van Duyne’s home as former campaign staffer Chris Dillard, according to a…

California’s first cases of South African coronavirus variant identified in Bay Area

California has identified its first cases of a worrisome coronavirus variant that was first discovered in South Africa. The variant, known as B.1.351, was confirmed in the San Francisco Bay…

AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine effective against variant first identified in UK: study

A vaccine developed by Oxford University and AstraZeneca held up against the highly transmissible variant first detected in the U.K. and had similar protection when compared to other strains, according…

First US cases of South African coronavirus variant identified in South Carolina

A mutation of the novel coronavirus that was first identified in South Africa has officially reached the United States. South Carolina health officials on Thursday announced that two cases of the…

Where is the UK coronavirus variant in the US? States that have identified the mutation — so far

In the ongoing battle against the novel coronavirus, a more contagious mutation of the pathogen that was first identified in the United Kingdom late last year has since been found…

UK coronavirus variant identified in Massachusetts for first time

Massachusetts health officials on Sunday announced the state’s first known case of the more contagious coronavirus variant initially detected in the U.K, known as B.1.1.7. The mutated strain was detected in a female…

UK coronavirus variant identified in Utah for first time: officials

A more contagious strain of the novel coronavirus has been identified in Utah, marking the first time the variant — which was initially discovered in the United Kingdom late last…

2 new coronavirus variants that likely originated in US identified in Ohio: researchers

Ohio researchers on Wednesday announced that they’ve identified two coronavirus variants that likely originated in the United States.  One of the new strains was identified in a single patient in the…

Air Force veteran identified as Capitol rioter carrying zip ties on Senate floor

A retired lieutenant colonel in the Air Force Reserves was identified as one of the rioters who stormed the nation’s Capitol Wednesday and proceeded to the Senate floor carrying zip ties…