DOJ appealing ruling that struck down travel mask mandate

(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department said Wednesday it will appeal a court ruling by a Florida judge that struck down the federal government's order to wear masks while traveling, after the administration's top public health officials insisted the mandate was still necessary "at this... Read More.

Biden reacts to judge striking down transportation mask mandate

(WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden gave his first public reaction to a federal judge striking down the government's transportation mask mandate, telling reporters on Tuesday that Americans should make their own decisions on wearing masks on planes -- further muddying White House and administration... Read More.

California to delay COVID-19 vaccine mandate for students

(SACRAMENTO, Calif.) -- California will not require students to be vaccinated against COVID-19 for at least another school year, health officials announced Thursday.The earliest the requirement would go into effect is now July 1, 2023, pending full approval by the Food and Drug Administration... Read More.

CDC extends mask mandate for planes, trains until May 3

(ATLANTA) -- The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has decided to extend the federal mask mandate for planes and trains until May 3, the agency announced on Wednesday.The current mandate was set to expire this coming Monday, April 18. Citing the rapid spread... Read More.

Philadelphia reinstates indoor mask mandate as infections rise

(PHILADELPHIA) -- Philadelphia has become the first major U.S. city to reinstate its indoor mask mandate, following an increase in COVID-19 infections, in recent weeks.Beginning April 18, masks will be required in all indoor public spaces, including schools, child care settings, businesses, restaurants and... Read More.