The CDC faces its biggest test yet: loosening its public safety guidance as the pandemic recedes, while simultaneously trying to prevent infection rates from spiking.
Texas StatePosted byPOLITICO
With a focus on immigration and border security, GOP Gov. Greg Abbott is covering his right flank and carving out a distinct lane in the 2024 presidential sweepstakes.
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Eden, North Carolina — The body of a fourth tuber has been found in a North Carolina river following a deadly accident in which a family on a recreational float went over a dam, local officials said Sunday. The Rockingham County Sheriff's Office confirmed in a news release that the...
Alabama StatePosted byCNN
A Tennessee father, his infant daughter and eight other children were killed in a multi-vehicle crash on an Alabama highway
A Tennessee father and his infant daughter were among 10 people -- nine of whom were children -- killed in a fiery multi-vehicle crash on an Alabama highway this weekend.
Unvaccinated Americans are at risk of a possibly more dangerous Covid-19 variant. These are the most vulnerable states
Some states are making great strides in vaccinating their residents against Covid-19, but the ones that are not may soon be contending with a more transmissible variant, experts say.
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