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The second known case of the Omicron coronavirus variant in the U.S. was detected on Thursday in Minnesota, health officials said. The infected man had recently traveled to New York City, is vaccinated and is no longer feeling symptoms, officials said.
San Francisco, the city that has led the nation in coronavirus caution, is preparing to hunker down. Again. Maybe harder.
The Biden administration is fighting to preserve a public health rule that that uses the coronavirus pandemic to justify quickly turning back migrant families at the border with Mexico. But some migrants have been allowed to stay in the U.S. Here's why:
A 22-month-old toddler died after he was given a bottle of formula contaminated with fentanyl, according to a criminal complaint filed on Wednesday. The boy’s body contained enough of the drug to kill an adult.
A Georgia prosecutor plans to bring the killing of Ahmaud Arbery, an unarmed black man, before a grand jury
U.S. health insurance premiums could increase as much as 40% next year if the coronavirus pandemic results in millions of Americans needing hospital stays, a new analysis warns
The acting chief scientist was removed after he sent some new political appointees a message that asked them to acknowledge the NOAA’s scientific integrity policy, which prohibits manipulating research or presenting ideologically driven findings.
Late prescriptions. Late paychecks. Missing mail-in ballots. Trump's war on the Postal Service could hit his fans as well as his foes.
“It takes your breath away. The amount of knowledge they held, and connection to our past." The virus has killed Native American elders at particularly high rates, robbing tribes of precious bonds of language and tradition.