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CDC Director: Young People Fueling Virus Uptick

WASHINGTON — A top U.S. public health official says young people are driving the latest uptick in COVID-19 cases, as the increasing rate of vaccination in older Americans is preventing the most serious cases among seniors. Dr. Rochelle Walensky, the…

Supreme Court Dismisses Case Over Trump and Twitter Critics

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court has dismissed a case over former President Donald Trump’s efforts to block critics from his personal Twitter account. Lower courts had ruled against Trump. But the justices said Monday there was nothing left to…

Fully Vaccinated Can Travel Again, Says New CDC Guidance

NEW YORK (AP) — Add travel to the activities vaccinated Americans can enjoy again. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention updated its guidance Friday to say fully vaccinated people can travel within the U.S. without getting a COVID-19 test…

US Employers Add 916,000 Jobs in March as Hiring Accelerates

WASHINGTON (AP) — America’s employers unleashed a burst of hiring in March, adding 916,000 jobs in a sign that a sustained recovery from the pandemic recession is taking hold as vaccinations accelerate, stimulus checks flow through the economy and businesses…

Child Among 4 Dead in Shooting at California Office Building

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest U.S. mass shooting has happened at a Southern California office building where four people were killed, including a child, and a woman was critically wounded. The gunman was also wounded and hospitalized. Police did…

Ban on Renter Evictions During COVID-19 Pandemic Is Extended

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration is extending a federal moratorium on evictions of tenants who’ve fallen behind on rent during the coronavirus pandemic. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Monday moved to continue the pandemic-related protection, which had…

Biden Admin Working to Develop Vax 'Passports'

CNN - The Biden administration is working on a system for people to prove they've been vaccinated against coronavirus. The so-called "vax pass" or vaccine passport could be used by individuals in the workplace, in school, or traveling internationally. According…

Canal Service Provider Says Container Ship in Suez Set Free

SUEZ, Egypt (AP) -- A canal service provider says that workers have successfully set free a colossal container ship that for nearly a week has been stuck sideways across the Suez Canal, one of the world's most crucial arteries for trade.…

Dominion Voting Sues Fox for $1.6B Over 2020 Election Claims

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Dominion Voting Systems has filed a $1.6 billion defamation lawsuit against Fox News, arguing the cable news giant falsely claimed in an effort to boost faltering ratings that the voting company rigged the 2020 election. Friday's defamation…

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