(EUROPE) -- Lawmakers in Europe on Thursday unveiled a proposal to force smartphone makers to adopt a universal, brand-agnostic charging cable in an effort to reduce electronic waste. The plans call for a USB-C cable to become the universal standard for all smartphones, tablets and... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Norwegian Cruise Line can now require guests sailing out of Florida to show proof of COVID-19 vaccination, a federal judge ruled after the line sued the Sunshine State over its vaccine passport ban. “We want to do everything we can to keep... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- Disney Parks has updated its mask policy for all visitors regardless of vaccine status after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention revised its mask guidance following the surge in COVID infections. The high-traffic theme parks in Florida and California announced late... Read More.
(HOUSTON) -- Over 100 employees have joined a lawsuit against Houston Methodist hospital in Texas for requiring all employees to get the COVID-19 vaccine. The network, which oversees eight hospitals and has more than 26,000 employees, gave workers a deadline of June 7 to get... Read More.
(NEW YORK) -- At least five states and a string of local leaders are holding off on changing their mask mandates following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention's new guidance that allows fully vaccinated Americans to go without masks indoors or outdoors. At least... Read More.
By WILL MCDUFFIE, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Some students struggling with online learning are being told to return to the classroom or withdraw from their district, a mandate issued or being contemplated by more than 200 districts in Texas and elsewhere in... Read More.
By MINA KAJI and CONOR FINNEGAN, ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- The Biden administration is "actively looking" at requiring COVID-19 tests before domestic flights, a senior Centers for Disease Control and Prevention official said on Tuesday."These are conversations that are... Read More.
By ERIN SCHUMAKER, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Florida will soon require proof of residency for people getting COVID-19 vaccines, Gov. Ron DeSantis announced this week.Starting Wednesday, people who show up for vaccines in Seminole County, Florida, will be asked to... Read More.
By WILLIAM MANSELL, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- The novel coronavirus pandemic has now killed more than 584,000 people worldwide.Over 13.5 million people across the globe have been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by the new respiratory virus,... Read More.