(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Some lessons on the civil rights movement, white supremacy, the women's suffrage movement and Martin Luther King Jr. may soon be cut from Texas' public education requirements, according to legislation being considered in the state -- one of several bills targeting... Read More.
(MEMPHIS, Tenn.) -- A major children's hospital in Tennessee is the latest to announce a requirement that all employees be vaccinated against COVID-19, which comes at a time when workplace mandates have sparked showdowns and lawsuits. In a memo to staff sent Wednesday afternoon, employees... Read More.
(WASHINGTON) -- With little fanfare, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration gave Pfizer permission this week to store its COVID-19 vaccine in a typical refrigerator for one month -- freeing the vaccine from the need to be shipped in cumbersome boxes stuffed with dry... Read More.
(NEW YORK) — A growing number of businesses -- from airline giant Delta to Broadway production "Hamilton" -- have announced new workplace requirements surrounding COVID-19 vaccines. The announcements come as the pandemic eases in the U.S., and offices around the country commence reopening plans. Even... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- A growing consensus among public health experts that the U.S. could soon safely end mask mandates has put pressure on the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to update its guidance in the weeks ahead or risk losing credibility with the... Read More.
WSU NO LONGER REQUIRES SAT/ACT SCORES As the COVID 19 pandemic kept schools closed for the better part of the entire year and disrupted the studies of students across the country, many public universities made submitting SAT and Act scores optional for students applying... Read More.
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC News(AUSTIN, Texas) -- Even as some states ease or end mask mandates, a handful of businesses say they will still require customers and staff to wear face coverings as the pandemic continues.The governors of... Read More.
By GMA Team(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. Air Force is changing its rules on how women in the service are allowed to wear their hair.Starting next month, women will be allowed to wear their hair in longer braids, ponytails... Read More.
By ARIELLE MITROPOULOS, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- There is much uneasiness and many questions about a potential COVID-19 vaccine, among them the unprecedented speed of its development and worries about a rushed approval in a highly politicized atmosphere. Recent comments... Read More.
(LOS ANGELES) -- The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences announced today that it’s instituting new standards that will allow for more representation and inclusivity when considering films for Oscar nominations, including the esteemed Best Picture... Read More.
By KELLY MCCARTHY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Many corporations in the food and retail industry have stepped up to implement mandatory mask requirements to keep both staff and customers safe amid the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.Even as some states... Read More.