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A man is facing charges after authorities said he tried to attack a restaurant worker with a meat cleaver after being asked to show proof of a COVID-19 vaccine.
NEW YORK -- The Metropolitan Transportation Authority plans to extend a $500,000 death benefit to its employees who die of COVID-related causes through the end of 2021, a senior authority official said Monday. But the benefit will remain unavailable to those who decline to get vaccinated against the coronavirus.
Patrick McGeehan, New York Times
The Gulf Coast, a tourist haven that draws throngs of revelers to beaches across several Southern states, has been sorely afflicted as the delta variant tears through the region, which has relatively low rates of vaccination and often lax safety measures.
Dan Levin and Daniel E. Slotnik, New York Times
MISSION, Texas — On the edge of the Rio Grande in South Texas, sprawling Anzalduas Park has long been a popular spot for bird-watching, family cookouts and fishing. But earlier this month, the grassland expanse with barbecue grills and picnic tables was put off-limits, transformed into a large COVID-19 quarantine camp for migrants who have crossed from Mexico.
Miriam Jordan, New York Times
More than 160,000 demonstrators took to the streets in France on Saturday to protest the government's COVID-19 health pass policy, with brief clashes between largely unmasked protesters and police officers in Paris followed by wafts of tear gas that were reminiscent of the Yellow Vest turmoil of a few years ago.
Aurelien Breeden, New York Times
After months of progress in the fight against Covid-19, cases are rising again as the highly contagious Delta variant spreads across the US.
By Holly Yan and Madeline Holcombe, CNN
The European Union on Wednesday agreed to reopen its borders to fully vaccinated travelers, including Americans, and people from a list of COVID-safe countries that will be determined later this week before the summer tourism season.
The New York Times, New York Times
Camp organizers are doing what they can to keep things COVID-19 safe, but there are key questions parents should ask.
The news flashed across the country -- mask-free at last!
By Sandee LaMotte and Naomi Thomas, CNN
The state will hold a Wednesday lottery for the next five weeks with a $1 million giveaway for adult Ohioans who have received at least one COVID-19 vaccine dose.
The White House COVID-19 Response Team has launched a new texting service for those interested in getting the COVID-19 vaccine
Italy's famous Leaning Tower of Pisa reopens to visitors after a long period of closure due to COVID-19 restrictions.
In 2011, Dr. Elizabeth Fitzgerald quit her job at UNC Health and moved to Malawi with her husband and three children to work at a local hospital.
Leslie Moreno, WRAL multimedia journalist
As more vaccinations take place, we're starting to hear stories about people getting COVID-19 even after their shot. It happened to one mom from Illinois, nearly two months after she was fully vaccinated.
Painting the picture of the past year, portraits capture heartbreak but also humanity of everything that's been endured during the coronavirus pandemic.
NEW YORK -- In Brooklyn, investigators arrived at a bar in December to discover exotic dancers giving lap dances to patrons behind a locked door as music blared, state officials said.
Mihir Zaveri, New York Times
ROME — Pope Francis on Friday called on world leaders, businesses and international organizations to help ensure that the most vulnerable and needy have access to newly developed coronavirus vaccinesROME — Pope Francis on Friday called on world leaders, businesses and international organizations to help ensure that the most vulnerable and needy have access to newly developed coronavirus vaccines.
Elisabetta Povoledo and Marc Santora, New York Times
The United Kingdom is finding itself increasingly isolated as other countries scramble to contain a new variation on the coronavirus that causes COVID-19.
The total number of coronavirus cases in the United States for November surpassed 4 million Saturday, more than double the record set in October of 1.9 million cases. And the sharp escalation is likely to continue -- or grow even steeper.
Tariro Mzezewa and Sarah Cahalan, New York Times
In the aftermath of Washington Governor Jay Inslee's announcement on new coronavirus restrictions, grocery stores in the Seattle area are seeing an increase in shoppers who are stocking up
More than 300,000 people have downloaded the app, which alerts them when they come into close contact with someone who has tested positive for the coronavirus.
Charles and Nellie Anness have spent most of the past 71 years together, but were forced to enter separate hospitals after falling ill with COVID-19. Now, they're together again.
If you don't like the idea of getting your nose swabbed to test for COVID-19 -- you might be in luck. Researchers are trying out a new oral rinse test in Louisville, Kentucky.
The number of confirmed COVID-19 cases across the planet has surpassed 40 million, but experts say that is only the tip of the iceberg when it comes to the true impact of the pandemic that has upended life and work around the world.