(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.
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court reinstated the death sentence for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who attacked the Boston Marathon in 2013, in a decision announced Friday. It was a 6-3 decision, with the opinion written by Justice Clarence Thomas. Justices Stephen Breyer, Elena Kagan and Sonia Sotomayor... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Officials in New York City have reinstated the city's mask advisory while indoors as the omicron variant continues to spread around the globe. City health officials are "strongly recommending" that all residents wear masks inside public settings such as grocery stores, building... Read More.
(TALLAHASSEE, Fla.) -- In a victory for Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis, an appeals court ruled Friday to keep the state's ban on student mask mandates in place, at least until it issues a final ruling on the legality of the ban. The ban on mask... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- The United States is facing a COVID-19 summer surge as the delta variant spreads. More than 610,000 Americans have died from COVID-19, according to real-time data compiled by the Center for Systems Science and Engineering at Johns Hopkins University. Just 57% of Americans... Read More.
By BILL HUTCHINSON, ABC News (MINNEAPOLIS) -- The judge presiding over the trial of former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin in the death of George Floyd has reinstated a third-degree murder charge in the case. Story developing... Copyright © 2021, ABC Audio. All rights reserved.
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court Monday night granted the request of South Carolina state election officials to reinstate, for now, a long-standing requirement that absentee ballots be signed by a witness.A federal district court... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(HONOLULU) -- Hawaii's governor approved a sweeping stay-at-home mandate in Oahu that significantly rolls back reopening plans on the state's most-populous island.The order, which goes into effect Thursday at midnight and last for two... Read More.