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A Twin Cities resident contracted a new variant of the coronavirus after traveling to Brazil. The new strain is believed to be more transmissible.
A judge ruled Monday that security forces surrounding the home of Bobi Wine, who lost a disputed election to President Yoweri Museveni, must leave. It's not clear if the ruling will be obeyed.
Janet Yellen was confirmed by the Senate to serve as Treasury secretary. She'll be the first woman to hold that post and will lead the Biden administration's efforts to address the pandemic recession.
South Dakota has administered roughly 80,000 of the 106,000 doses it has received so far, or 75%. Dr. Shankar Kurra in Rapid City says a centralized system helped for coordination.
Six takeaways from discussions at the annual meeting of the World Health Organization's Executive Board.
For the first time in 37 years Budweiser will not directly advertise its beer during the game. Other famous brands are also taking a pass.
Press secretary Jen Psaki said it's important that "our money ... reflect the history and diversity of our country." The effort to redesign the $20 bill foundered during the Trump administration.
President Biden pledged to reopen most of the nation's K-12 schools during his first 100 days. When asked if that goal was "too optimistic," Cardona said, "No, I think it's strong leadership."
Supreme Court Chief Justice John Roberts will not take on the role for the trial that begins the week of Feb. 8, a source says. A chief justice presides only when a sitting president is on trial.
State health officials are breathing a sigh of relief. But they are also cautious: More than 40 million Californians live in counties where COVID-19 risk is deemed "widespread."
In a new round of tests, the drug company wants to see if booster doses of its vaccine will ramp up defenses against emerging strains of the coronavirus.
Merck, which previously made an Ebola vaccine, had been seen as a serious contender in the worldwide race to come up with an answer to the coronavirus.
At issue is whether the new administration should reverse course in cases where the Trump administration outlined a legal position. But the justices do not look kindly on the government flip-flopping.
The measure is part of President Biden's promised push to boost U.S. manufacturing, and continues his efforts to sign a slew of executive actions during his first days in office.
Many senior citizens entered their golden years with more debt than previous generations, and now they're struggling financially as they try to provide care for an ailing relative during the pandemic.
The trial itself will begin on Feb. 9, giving the Democratic House impeachment managers and Trump's defense team two weeks to file briefs and finalize their legal preparations.
Parents, caregivers and teachers of young children can call 213-443-0165 to get help navigating virtual learning, tantrums, anxiety and whatever else is on their mind.
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Doc AMA: Biden To Reinstate Travel Restrictions, Young People Camping Out In Unofficial Vaccine Lines And More| January 25 2021, 9:28 AM
In our continuing series looking at the latest medical research and news on COVID-19, Larry Mantle speaks with Dr. Kimberly Shriner from Huntington Hospital in Pasadena.
Politics: Biden Pushes Coronavirus Relief Bill, FBI Considers Charges In Insurrection, Impeachment Proceedings And More| January 25 2021, 9:27 AM
Today on AirTalk, we discuss the latest in politics.
Larry King, the suspenders-sporting everyman whose broadcast interviews with world leaders, movie stars and ordinary Joes helped define American conversation for a half-century, died Saturday. He was 87.
For Los Angeles Unified students and educators, school is back in session— on Zoom. Amid a severe uptick in COVID-19 cases in Los Angeles County, the California Superior Court rejected a petition to require LAUSD to partially reopen schools for in-person instruction for high-need students.
The movement to recall Governor Gavin Newsom began before the shutdown, but it’s picked up steam during the pandemic, as some Californians turn their frustrations over shuttered schools and businesses toward the state’s leadership.