(WASHINGTON) -- Secretary of Defense Lloyd Austin is expected to announce his recommendation to President Joe Biden that COVID-19 vaccines be made mandatory for troops, officials told ABC News Wednesday evening. A senior official said the announcement will come "soon," while a separate U.S. official... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- New York Governor Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday announced that all patient-facing health care workers in hospitals run by the state will be required to get vaccinated. He said, “There will be no testing option.” Additionally, as of Labor Day, all... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- Nearly 70% of all military personnel have received at least one dose of a COVID-19 vaccine, but a debate has begun to swirl about whether the Pentagon should make vaccinations mandatory for the ranks should the Food and Drug Administration formally approve... Read More.
By: Joanne Rosa, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- The View co-host and new mother Meghan McCain returned to the show from a three-month maternity leave with updates on her daughter, Liberty Sage, and a newfound support for mandatory paid maternity leave after... Read More.
By MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A new wildfire broke out northwest of Denver -- called the East Troublesome wildfire -- and it is 19,086 acres and 10% contained with mandatory evacuations in effect.There is some bad... Read More.
By KARMA ALLEN and MAX GOLEMBO, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Residents in Galveston and Port Arthur, Texas, were ordered to evacuate as Hurricane Laura strengthens in the Gulf of Mexico. The storm is forecast to make landfall Wednesday night as... Read More.
BY: SOPHIA TATUM, ABC NEWS (CHICAGO) — In Illinois, where the governor is suing to mandate face coverings in schools, at least one private school says it still wants to leave it up to the parents. Parkview Christian Academy in Yorkville, Illinois, says it... Read More.
By Libby Cathey, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After the city of Jacksonville, Florida, announced that masks will be mandatory for public and indoor locations starting Monday, White House press secretary Kaleigh McEnany would not directly say if President Donald Trump planned... Read More.