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Federal investigators begin probe into Amtrak train derailment that killed 3 in rural Montana

There was no information Sunday on what led to the derailment and local authorities had not released the names of the three people killed.
  • Sep 26, 2021

CDC panel endorses Pfizer boosters for older people, nursing home residents; decisions on other vaccines possible in coming weeks

Before the panel began deliberations, CDC director Rochelle Walensky told committee members that they are “tasked with difficult decisions.”
  • Sep 23, 2021

White House to revoke covid-19 travel ban on international visitors

Foreign nationals flying to the United States will be required to be fully vaccinated and test negative before departure.
  • Sep 20, 2021

American Samoa, one of the last places without coronavirus, has first infection

The positive case was discovered during a quarantine period required upon arrival in American Samoa.
  • Sep 19, 2021

Two pilots injured, homes damaged after military aircraft crashes into Texas neighborhood, officials say

Navy officials said the cause of the crash is under investigation.
  • Sep 19, 2021

Idaho allows rationing of medical care statewide amid surge in covid hospitalizations

Idaho is second only to West Virginia for the largest per capita increase in current inpatients in the past week, according to data tracked by The Washington Post.
  • Sep 16, 2021

DeSantis says cities, counties could face millions in fines over vaccine mandates for employees

The expert review comes as the FDA is reviewing evidence for booster doses.
  • Sep 13, 2021

A group of gorillas is being treated for covid. The great apes will soon get their shots, too, zoo says.

More animals across the country have been receiving vaccine doses, as zoos respond to and try to prevent coronavirus outbreaks among animal populations.
  • Sep 12, 2021

What to know about Biden’s pandemic plan and vaccine mandates

The measures will affect tens of millions of Americans and include coronavirus vaccine mandates for workers at businesses with 100 or more employees.
  • Sep 9, 2021

Here’s what to know as a summer of wildfires prompts air-quality alerts across the West

Forecasters say there will probably be varying levels of air quality issues because of fires for some time, and residents should take precautions.
  • Sep 8, 2021