As Coronavirus Testing Ramps Up, Labs Struggle To Keep Up
Newsy has learned test results are backing up, sometimes taking days to yield results. But states are aggressively pushing to test even more.
From New York to California, coronavirus testing is expanding — even as wait times for results last days. Officials say they're trying to combat the problem. But how?
'Don't Say Gay' Florida Lawmaker Indicted On Fraud Charges
Florida Rep. Joe Harding is being charged with two counts of wire fraud, two counts of money laundering and two counts of making false statements.By Phelan M. Ebenhack / AP
Doctors: Get Your Flu, COVID Vaccines Now To Be Safe During Holidays
There's more room for the flu and COVID to spread as restrictions subside, but not as many people are up to date on their vaccines either.By Ted S. Warren / AP
China Eases Anti-COVID Measures Following Protests
China is the last major country still trying to stamp out transmission of the virus while many nations switch to trying to live with it.By Ng Han Guan / AP
Democratic Sen. Kyrsten Sinema Switches To Independent
Sen. Kyrsten Sinema said she was “declaring my independence from the broken partisan system in Washington.”By Scott Applewhite / AP
House Passes Defense Bill Scrapping COVID Vaccine Mandate
The bill provides nearly $858 billion for national defense in addition to taking away a COVID vaccine mandate for U.S. military members.By Ted S. Warren / AP
New Abnormal: Climate Disaster Damage 'Down' To $268 Billion
Many — but not all – weather disasters are being turbocharged by human-caused climate change and are happening more frequently.By Zahid Hussain / AP