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Annapolis couple accused of selling nuclear secrets could face life in prison

The engineer and the English teacher are due in court Tuesday for the first time since their arrest in an espionage investigation.
  • Oct 11, 2021
  • Local

Inova temporarily shuts down three urgent-care clinics

The clinics closed about two weeks ago, Inova's spokeswoman said.
  • Oct 9, 2021

California will require all students to get coronavirus vaccine when it gets full FDA approval

California is the first state in the nation to require the vaccine for all students upon full FDA approval.
  • Oct 1, 2021

New York City educators ask the Supreme Court to stop the city’s vaccine mandate for school workers

New York City’s nearly 150,000 school employees have until Friday to show proof of vaccination or to obtain a religious or medical exemption.
  • Sep 30, 2021

New York can move forward with coronavirus vaccine mandate for school workers, judges say

A federal appeals court ruled in favor of New York City in its fight to implement a vaccine mandate for school employees.
  • Sep 27, 2021

Pediatric covid-19 cases rose faster in counties without school mask requirements, CDC says

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention published three reports that provide evidence that masks work to stop or slow coronavirus transmission.
  • Sep 24, 2021

New Florida order makes quarantine optional for asymptomatic children exposed to virus

Florida is allowing parents to choose whether to quarantine their children when they’re exposed to coronavirus but are asymptomatic
  • Sep 22, 2021

Two school districts, and two radically different approaches to managing the pandemic

A comparison between two districts — one in suburban Virginia, the other in rural Pennsylvania — shows how divided school leaders are.
  • Sep 7, 2021

As new school year looms, debates over mask mandates stir anger and confusion

School leaders are contending with conflicting health guidance, as well as pressure from state leaders and frustrated parents.
  • Jul 29, 2021

CDC changes course on school guidance, advising everyone to wear masks

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention had previously said only unvaccinated people in schools needed masks.
  • Jul 27, 2021