(WASHINGTON) -- A U.S. Senate committee has approved legislation that would, if enacted, require young women to register for Selective Service alongside men, and in the rare event of a war or other national emergency, be drafted for the first time in the nation’s... Read More.
(PHOENIX) -- Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey issued an executive order on Tuesday that prohibits public universities and community colleges from requiring students to get COVID-19 vaccines or show proof of vaccination to attend class. "The vaccine works, and we encourage Arizonans to take it," Ducey... Read More.
(CHICAGO) -- Anti-Asian hate incidents continue to rise across the country, one legislator seeks to combat racism with a new law requiring Asian American studies in public schools Illinois state Rep. Jennifer Gong-Gershowitz said she wants to fight "ignorance" with the Teaching Equitable Asian-American History... Read More.
By MEREDITH DELISO and JOSH MARGOLIN, ABC News(NEW BRUNSWICK, N.J.) -- Rutgers University, New Jersey's flagship state institution, said Thursday it will require COVID-19 vaccination for students before they arrive on campus this fall, possibly the first school in the... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Even though some states have lifted mask mandates, police and law enforcement experts say you can still face charges if you refuse to wear a mask at a store, restaurant or business that... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Cars with Washington state license plates soon may be exhaust free.Representatives in both houses of the Legislature introduced a bill last month that would require all new passenger and light-duty vehicles sold or... Read More.
By MOLLY NAGLE and BEN GITTLESON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Joe Biden plans to sign a pair of executive orders Friday aimed at expanding food assistance for tens of millions of Americans and launching a process that will require federal contractors to... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Saga Cruises, a U.K.-based cruise operator, announced it was requiring all passengers to have received the COVID-19 vaccine before embarking on a trip.The cruise industry as a whole has grappled with... Read More.
By CARMEN COX, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The NBA has new plans for managing the spread of COVID-19 during this year's basketball season. A league memo obtained by ESPN outlines plans for players and some staffers to wear... Read More.
By AMANDA MAILE, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Planning to cruise in the future? Companies say they will mandate COVID tests for all passengers and crew prior to boarding once U.S. departures resume.The Cruise Line International Association (CLIA), a... Read More.
By MORGAN WINSOR, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- A pandemic of the novel coronavirus has now killed more than 781,000 people worldwide.Over 22 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new... Read More.