Reporter focusing on breaking newsEducation: Columbia University, M.S. in Journalism; United States Military Academy, B.S. in International RelationsMax Hauptman is a reporting intern, a 2021 Military Veterans in Journalism Fellow, covering national and breaking news for the General Assignment team.
The Department of Justice has turned down a request from several Republican Congressmen to open a civil investigation into New York and three other states that admitted patients to nursing homes at the start of the pandemic.
Sheriff Alex Villanueva said that while the Los Angeles County Department of Health could enforce the order, “the underfunded/defunded Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department will not expend our limited resources and instead ask for voluntary compliance.”
The new guidance at Fort Rucker comes amid a rise in coronavirus cases, as the delta variant of the virus continues to drive infection rates and now accounts for a majority of all cases in the United States.