With now at least 80% of eligible residents in Canada's Manitoba province having received at least one Covid-19 vaccine dose, local health leaders said Tuesday they will implement the least restrictive health orders since the pandemic's start -- a month earlier than they expected.
On Monday, Dasha Kelly was facing eviction and didn't know how she was going to pay her back rent. A day later, thanks to strangers, more than $170,000 has been raised so far for her and her three daughters.
Three former Minneapolis police officers charged with violating George Floyd's civil rights filed motions Tuesday to separate their federal cases from that of Derek Chauvin, who was convicted in April on state murder charges in Floyd's death.
Pvt. Felix Hall was barely an adult when he was found hanging from a tree on a segregated army base in Georgia in 1941. His killers were never prosecuted but 80 years later, the US Army has unveiled a memorial to honor the Black soldier who is the only known victim of a lynching on a US mili…
Almost 72,000 children and teens caught Covid-19 last week -- a "substantial" increase from a week earlier, the American Academy of Pediatrics reported Tuesday.
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention on Tuesday issued a fresh stop on certain evictions Tuesday, saying that evicting people could be detrimental to public health and would interfere with efforts to slow the pandemic.
McDONOUGH — A local state of emergency has been declared in Henry County due to the rising cases of COVID-19.
President Joe Biden said Tuesday that he believes New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo should resign after a report by the New York attorney general's office found that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women.
A wall of ice collapsed Monday at the Titanic Museum Attraction, injuring three visitors to the popular tourist spot in Tennessee's Smoky Mountains.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's remaining political support among top Democrats crumbled on Tuesday in the wake of a report that found he sexually harassed multiple women.
A top Biden administration health official, visiting Gwinnett County in suburban Atlanta, said Monday that the FDA is relying on science and facts in its decision-making on giving full authorization to COVID-19 vaccines.
ATLANTA – The nearly $1 trillion infrastructure bill now before the U.S. Senate would be a good fit for public transit in Georgia, officials with Atlanta’s MARTA bus and rail system said Tuesday. The legislation, which contains $550 billion in new spending, would increase funding for MARTA and other transit agencies across the country by […]
The Senate has unanimously awarded the Congressional Gold Medal to the officers of the US Capitol Police and the Washington, DC, Metropolitan Police Department, nearly seven months after the insurrection at the Capitol.
ATLANTA – U.S. Sen. Jon Ossoff, D-Ga., introduced legislation Tuesday aimed at making the installation of rooftop solar panels more affordable for American businesses and homeowners. The RAISE the Roof Act (Revamping Appropriate Incentives for Solar Energy) would expand solar tax credits to cover roof repairs and replacements necessary to accommodate solar panels. It also […]
The New York attorney general's investigation into sexual harassment allegations against Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo found that Cuomo sexually harassed multiple women, Attorney General Letitia James announced Tuesday.
Though pandemic conditions have been greatly improving on the ground across the nation, the Delta variant and others are surging in multiple locations.
ATHENS — University of Georgia researchers created the first successful interspecific hybridization of milkweed (Asclepias sp.), landing them the cover of the July issue of the journal HortScience.
Covid-19 ruined Brécha Byrd's inaugural season as a basketball player at Saint Augustine's University, a historically Black school in North Carolina.
SOCIAL CIRCLE – Hunters can find the latest Georgia hunting information online, on the app, and in print because the 2021-2022 Georgia Hunting Seasons and Regulations Guide is now available, the Georgia Department of Natural Resources’ Wildlife Resources Division announced.
Florida's second-largest school district said it will withdraw its mask mandate after the governor threatened to withhold funding from districts that require face coverings.
President Joe Biden provided an update on his administration’s COVID-19 vaccination efforts as the highly contagious Delta variant rips across the country, a White House official tells CNN.
President Joe Biden on Tuesday ratcheted up pressure on some Republican governors to do more for their constituents as the highly contagious Delta variant rips across their states.
An employee of a company that makes clear plastic teeth aligners opened fire at one of its Tennessee facilities Tuesday morning, injuring three people there before police officers shot and killed him, authorities said.
Coronavirus deaths in Africa rose rapidly over the past month, as fatalities surged by 80 percent within the last four weeks, the World Health Organization has said.
Earth hasn't always experienced the 24-hour day we're so familiar with now. In fact, the way the world turns not only determines the length of our day, but it could have contributed to an influx of oxygen on early Earth that helped life to flourish, according to new research.
Covid-19 is once again on the rise, hospitals are filling up with patients and a Tennessee ICU nurse told CNN the resurgence is decimating her already depleted energy level.
Vitaly Shishov, the head of a Kiev-based organization helping Belarusians flee abroad, was found dead on Tuesday, a day after he went missing, according to Ukraine's National Police.
India is sending a task force of four warships into the South China Sea on a two-month deployment that will include exercises with Quad partners the United States, Japan and Australia, India's Defense Ministry announced Monday.
The legislature for Nassau County, New York, approved a bill Monday that says anyone who harasses or injures a first responder -- which includes police officers -- can be fined up to $50,000 while giving first responders the ability to sue the person directly.
The man suspected of fatally shooting a 17-year-old who was a passenger in a vehicle on the way home from a Houston Astros baseball game last month has surrendered to authorities, Houston Police Chief Troy Finner said Monday.
Five Miami Beach police officers are facing criminal charges, accused of using excessive force during the arrests of two men at a local hotel last week.
The death toll from floods that ravaged central China last month now stands at 302, local authorities said Monday -- more than triple the last estimate.
Wisconsin Republican Sen. Ron Johnson suggested to his constituents at a luncheon on Saturday that the FBI had advance knowledge of the January 6 insurrection but did nothing to thwart it.
New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo was questioned by investigators in the state attorney general's office for 11 hours last month as part of an inquiry into sexual harassment allegations against him, The New York Times reported Monday.
Amid recent surging coronavirus cases in Florida, a top Republican National Committee official in the state has spread anti-vaccine rhetoric and misinformation, comparing the Biden administration's vaccine efforts to Nazi-era "brown shirts," and twice calling the vaccines "the mark of the be…
White House officials on Monday described a behind-the-scenes scramble over the weekend to locate any legal avenue for the administration to continue barring evictions.
A mandate to wear face coverings in indoor public places is back for millions of residents -- even those fully vaccinated -- in the San Francisco Bay Area as the highly contagious Delta variant causes a spike in new Covid-19 cases.
Timothy Moore grew up wary of medical treatments in his hometown of Tuskegee, Alabama.
A Palm Beach County, Florida, judge ordered the destruction of video evidence previously suppressed in the case against New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft, according to court documents.
WASHINGTON – U.S. Senator Jon Ossoff pushed for and helped secure supplementary funding for Georgia’s National Guard following their COVID-19 pandemic response missions and extended deployment to Washington following the Jan. 6 insurrection.
Sara Weaver and her husband knew their newest home purchase in Pennsylvania needed some extra love and attention -- but what they didn't know is that an estimated 450,000 bees had been living in the walls for almost 35 years.
Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina announced Monday that he has tested positive for Covid-19 despite being vaccinated and has experienced "flu-like symptoms," but said that he now has only "mild symptoms" and is very glad he had been vaccinated because "without vaccination I am…
A group comprising survivors and victims' families in the 2019 mass shooting in Dayton, Ohio, has filed a lawsuit against the manufacturer of the large-capacity magazine (LCM) used in the shooting, according to court documents.
A major bridge connecting Memphis, Tennessee, to Arkansas reopened to traffic in both directions on Monday afternoon, nearly three months after a crack forced its closure, the Arkansas Department of Transportation announced in a tweet.
Florida A&M University students got a welcome surprise when the university announced it would be paying off student financial balances for the 2020-2021 school year.