A day after it recorded the most new daily cases since the start of the pandemic, Florida on Sunday broke a previous record for current hospitalizations set more than a year ago before vaccines were available. The Sunshine State had 10,207 people hospitalized with confirmed COVID-19 cases, according to data reported to the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. The previous record was from July 23, 2020, more than a half-year before vaccinations started becoming widespread, when Florida had 10,170 hospitalizations, according to the Florida Hospital Association.
Unable to produce the final text of a nearly $1 trillion infrastructure bill, the Senate wrapped up a rare Saturday session making little visible progress on the legislative package, but Senate Majority Leader Chuck Schumer vowed the work would get done.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reversed course Tuesday on some masking guidelines, recommending that even vaccinated people return to wearing masks indoors in parts of the U.S. where the coronavirus is surging.
The sailor charged by the U.S. Navy in connection to a fire that destroyed the USS Bonhomme Richard warship in 2020 has “absolutely” denied any allegation of wrongdoing in the matter, his attorney told Fox News.
The sex-crime charges, involving a teenage boy in 1974, are the first against a current or former U.S. Catholic cardinal.
A 14-year-old boy jumped to his death from the eighth story of the Vessel at the Hudson Yards Thursday afternoon, cops said.
Sixty percent of likely voters said they would favor changing the state’s rules so officials can only be recalled because of illegal or unethical activity.
South Korean President Moon Jae-in and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un reached the agreement.
A pair of hero police officers in Yonkers, New York, saved a baby trapped under a car, with one of them helping to lift the vehicle while the other grabbed the tot.
He was central to the 1964 “Freedom Summer” in Mississippi.